Tinu Verghis

She grew up in a house with no plumbing and drew water from a well, did her first fashion show for Rs. 250..is aquaphobic, winner of FTV Best Ramp Model at Monte Carlo in 2003(?), was the Global Indian of the Year in 2005(TOI), scoffs at the prospect of being in Bollywood, likes gardening, builds her own house, introduced contract farming in Pilar, Goa..

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Read more on what she has to say about: Vogue’s Dawn of Dusk cover, being eco friendly, hypocrisy of national pride, change she wants to bring in the industry, ass licking that models do, and the recipe for spicy red sardine curry- all in an interesting interview here.

This is about her home in Tiswadi, Goa…that she keeps breaking and making.
“From Japan’s Manga art to cow-dung paintings from Rwanda and pop music posters, it is a fusion of cultural influences from around the globe, ensconced in a bubble of bright, happy colours.”
Read more here.

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3 Responses to “Tinu Verghis”

  1. Mohit Says:

    Hi Manou, Thanks for including the interview link. Your blog is amazing and not to forget the article in ELLE was awesome.

  2. Rachel M Bayros « Wear about Says:

    […] minimal electro + anything that’s above 140 bpm. Likes Deepak Chopra’s Buddha, Tinu Verghis, and painting portraits. Wanted to be a teacher as a kid. Likes Rajesh Pratap Singh and […]

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