Rana and Miheeka’s Wedding: All You Need To Know - September Issue

Dear Readers,

Known for their high morals and unique lifestyles, the Parsis have made an impact on our lives that’s far larger than could have been expected. In this month’s Special Feature, we take a look at the stellar rise of their community and the families that brought them to prominence.

This week on the cover we feature the fairytale wedding of Miheeka Bajaj to Tollywood’s heartthrob, Rana Daggubati. Turn to our Cover Story to find the inside scoop. We have showcased the memorable and joyous occasion so that all of you could share in their grand celebration.

Ever since Netflix released its docuseries Indian Matchmaking, Mumbai-based top matchmaker Sima Taparia has become a global name. The reality show that explores the traditional world of arranged marriages has been slammed for being ‘sexist, casteist, classist, and misogynistic’. In the Feature Story, we spoke to the trending lead from the show, SimaTaparia on the hows and whys, along with a few people from different walks of lives.

Check out our interviews with the likes of Sanaa Himani, the founder of a modern Indian lifestyle brand in New York, SHAI, and Anisha Oberoi, a sustainability advocate, food and travel writer, gastro-gladiator and the founder of The Secret Skin.

In Sensational Spaces, we have the breathtaking Falaknuma Palace – a must-see for all those who appreciate grandeur and charm. Also take a peek inside Mayura Chandra Kumar’s idyllic farmhouse in South Delhi, which communes with nature and delivers a lesson in elegance.

If you’re still thinking about things to do once this pandemic is over, why not dream about the picturesque cities or visit the Museum of Islamic Art that boasts of the rich heritage of Qatar and a lot of the Arab world. Flip through our Grand Getaways to know more.

Lastly, be ready to get amazed by our Wedding Moments where we feature the grandeur of Niharika Keerthi and Akhil Khushlani marriage. It was a true example of a special Indian Wedding full of class, hospitality, warmth and joy!

And tell us what you think. If you have any suggestions, comments or queries, please e-mail me at publisher@you-and-i.com.

Best Wishes,

Huma Bilgrami Latif