Anita Aikara

Anita Aikara writes on travel, food, fashion and lifestyle. You can e-mail the author at anitaa@rediff.co.in

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'India has an enormous pool of talent'

'India has an enormous pool of talent'

Rediff.com12 Feb 2020

Lakme Fashion Week Gen Next designer, Chandrima Agnihotri, tells Rediff.com what she has planned for her runway debut.

From Dharavi with love: Mc Altaf raps for you

From Dharavi with love: Mc Altaf raps for you

Rediff.com7 Feb 2020

'My parents have been teaching me that if I see something wrong happening, I need to take a stand and fight for the truth.' 'That's what I plan on continuing to do with my music.'

'The rainbow has risen from the ashes!'

'The rainbow has risen from the ashes!'

Rediff.com6 Sep 2019

What's it like for two people of the same sex to be in love Mumbai? Anita Aikara/Rediff.com finds out.

This beauty queen wants to go out on a date with Dhoni

This beauty queen wants to go out on a date with Dhoni

Rediff.com30 Aug 2019

'I want to know all about his life.'

Fun 'n' flirty! Nushrat turns up the heat

Fun 'n' flirty! Nushrat turns up the heat

Rediff.com29 Aug 2019

Nushrat Bharucha is smokin' hot on the cover of FHM.

Malavika Mohanan lives by these style rules!

Malavika Mohanan lives by these style rules!

Rediff.com28 Aug 2019

The actor has some fashion advice for you.

Mrunal Thakur has a message on sustainability for you

Mrunal Thakur has a message on sustainability for you

Rediff.com27 Aug 2019

She hopes to do something good for planet Earth and sent out a positive message to her fans.

Want to be a model? DON'T stress

Want to be a model? DON'T stress

Rediff.com24 Aug 2019

Stress is not an option in this fast-paced life, warns model Akanksha Maurya.

Inspiring! This model turned rejection into SUCCESS

Inspiring! This model turned rejection into SUCCESS

Rediff.com24 Aug 2019

LFW model Anita Kumar tells us how she fought multiple rejections and came back stronger each time.

Why this designer wants to dress up Smriti Irani

Why this designer wants to dress up Smriti Irani

Rediff.com24 Aug 2019

In an interview with Rediff.com's Anita Aikara, Ridhi Mehra talks about her design inspiration, her latest bridal collection and shares fashion tips with young Indian brides.

This Guwahati model is living her childhood dream

This Guwahati model is living her childhood dream

Rediff.com23 Aug 2019

Lakme model Suni Singha reveals how her parents pushed her to follow her childhood dream.

At 14, this model said NO to marriage!

At 14, this model said NO to marriage!

Rediff.com20 Aug 2019

Pressured to get married at 14, Gunjan Raghav turned to modelling.

'I was judged for not having a typical Indian face'

'I was judged for not having a typical Indian face'

Rediff.com20 Aug 2019

Meet Naina Shaikh who will make her debut at Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2019.

Ridiculous! She was body-shamed for being 'curvy'

Ridiculous! She was body-shamed for being 'curvy'

Rediff.com6 Aug 2019

Mumbai-based Dimple Mehta has been using her Instagram handle to decry fat-shaming.

Travel pics: When in Kolkata, don't miss these sights

Travel pics: When in Kolkata, don't miss these sights

Rediff.com17 Jul 2019

We've been asking you to share your most interesting #India-Photos and travel stories.

Food pics! A dawat on Delhi streets

Food pics! A dawat on Delhi streets

Rediff.com5 Jul 2019

Anita Aikara/Rediff.com gives us a glimpse of her delightful gastronomical adventure in Delhi.

In Pics: Why you MUST visit the Andamans this monsoon

In Pics: Why you MUST visit the Andamans this monsoon

Rediff.com4 Jul 2019

Anita Aikara/Rediff.com shares pics from her travel to the Andaman Islands.

Why the Ambanis love this woman

Why the Ambanis love this woman

Rediff.com26 Jun 2019

Dolly Jain knows 325 ways of draping the sari, a talent that has taken her to the Limca Book Records.

What it takes to be a spa professional

What it takes to be a spa professional

Rediff.com29 May 2019

Meet Anna Fernandes of Quan Spa, JW Marriott Pune. She was awarded the Spa Manager of the Year at the GeoSpa Global Spa Awards 2018.

He may not bleed, but periods matter to this man

He may not bleed, but periods matter to this man

Rediff.com28 May 2019

Women should stop being ashamed of their periods. They should start celebrating it, feels Nishant Bangera.

A first timer's guide to visiting a spa

A first timer's guide to visiting a spa

Rediff.com22 May 2019

Simple tips to make the most out of your spa visit.

They wanted her to marry. She took up BOXING

They wanted her to marry. She took up BOXING

Rediff.com21 May 2019

After going on to conquer the ring, Nikhat Zareen hopes to inspire young girls to follow in her footsteps and fight for their dreams.

The fitness trainer who got Kangana to sweat it out

The fitness trainer who got Kangana to sweat it out

Rediff.com14 May 2019

Meet 'the original Pilates girl' Namrata Purohit, who has been training Kangana Ranaut, Janhvi Kapoor, Sara Ali Khan and Sonakshi Sinha, among other B-Town celebs.

Rediff.com21 Feb 2019

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Life lessons from the real Gully Boy

Life lessons from the real Gully Boy

Rediff.com19 Feb 2019

DIVINE's journey reveals four important lessons.

From Bihar to Mumbai: How this model made her parents proud

From Bihar to Mumbai: How this model made her parents proud

Rediff.com14 Feb 2019

Aishwarya Sushmita, who hails from Darbhanga, Bihar, talks about her journey, what she likes about modeling.

How Sanya Malhotra plans to save the planet

How Sanya Malhotra plans to save the planet

Rediff.com6 Feb 2019

The actor got real about fashion and sustainability.

From vada pav to dosa, this chef loves Indian food

From vada pav to dosa, this chef loves Indian food

Rediff.com5 Feb 2019

Celebrity chef Sarah Todd reveals the biggest food trend of 2019.

WATCH: What Kriti Kharbanda loves about PM Modi

WATCH: What Kriti Kharbanda loves about PM Modi

Rediff.com4 Feb 2019

Kriti Kharbanda spills the beans on what she thinks of PM Modi style.

Watch! Can fashion week HANDLE Ranveer Singh?

Watch! Can fashion week HANDLE Ranveer Singh?

Rediff.com3 Feb 2019

The star had the audience charmed!

Pix: Why aren't these hotties on the ramp?

Pix: Why aren't these hotties on the ramp?

Rediff.com3 Feb 2019

Natasha Desai and Farhana Bodi share their fashion mantras.

'Nothing wrong in wearing just a bra'

'Nothing wrong in wearing just a bra'

Rediff.com2 Feb 2019

'My walk at LFW was not around feminism at all. Kabir wanted me to show my ink and that's why I removed my jacket'

'The sari is the sexiest Indian attire'

'The sari is the sexiest Indian attire'

Rediff.com2 Feb 2019

Soundarya Sharma shares her fashion insight, the style mantra she lives by and her secret style icon.

Pix: They're CHIC! They're BOLD! They're HOT!

Pix: They're CHIC! They're BOLD! They're HOT!

Rediff.com2 Feb 2019

Three fashionistas share their style tips with Anita Aikara/Rediff.com.

'Don't dress like Bollywood': Nikhil Chinapa

'Don't dress like Bollywood': Nikhil Chinapa

Rediff.com1 Feb 2019

The actor who walked the ramp for Asa Kazingmei has some fashion tips for men.

WATCH: Supermodel Alesia shows how to catwalk like a model

WATCH: Supermodel Alesia shows how to catwalk like a model

Rediff.com1 Feb 2019

Model and mentor Alesia Raut reveals what it really takes to be a successful model.

Pix: Off-ramp hotties at fashion week

Pix: Off-ramp hotties at fashion week

Rediff.com1 Feb 2019

These two lovely girls have one thing in common, discovers Anita Aikara/Rediff.com.

Revealed! What models really eat in a day

Revealed! What models really eat in a day

Rediff.com1 Feb 2019

The gorgeous Gayatri Hariharan's fitness and food tips.

Revealed! Neha Dhupia's new LOVE interest

Revealed! Neha Dhupia's new LOVE interest

Rediff.com31 Jan 2019

It's sustainable fashion we are talking about.

WATCH: Saqib's complaint to PM Modi is...

WATCH: Saqib's complaint to PM Modi is...

Rediff.com31 Jan 2019

The actor wants the prime minister to do something about the duty free shops at the airport.

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