On the international scene all appears to be hunky dory. Hillary was doing the tango with Trump, who flung her around ferociously and managed to drop her while dipping. Movie stars brought their A-game to the Venice Film Festival, while musicians shined at the MTV VMAs in NYC, both of which are covered within the pages of this issue.
However, closer to home matters are more dismal. The flash mob dancing video of the college girl's dance club, which took to the streets of Anarkali to advertise a new brand, was not surprisingly trolled on social media. If you put yourself out there, then be ready to receive all kinds of comments, negative and positive. But of course, it didn't end there and the young girls started receiving death threats, after which the video was taken down. Funnily enough, not a single Anarkali local either harassed or threatened them during the making, they just gawked.
Personally, I encountered an awful criminal incident, after which I met a mixed bag of police personnel. One whom I must laud for his honesty, hard work, conscientiousness and intelligence is DSP Intelligence Rana Zahid. If ever anyone is in a similar situation, I recommend you ask for him or somebody equally diligent, it can make or break your case.
For this issue's Memorable Romance, we travel back in time to 70s Bollywood and the passionate affair between Dharmendra and Hema Malini, which as you know, eventually culminated in marriage. Also from India is our Lakme Fashion Week coverage. Sana Safinaz's countless fans will enjoy their latest high fashion shoot. For Western inspired fashion, there are ear cuffs and large pendulous earrings that you too can wear to stay on-trend. How to enhance your pout and thus your sensuality is another must read. A cricket aficionado has written an ode to Misbah-ul-Haq as homage, which is rather sweet. There's all this and a lot more. Stay safe!