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From The Editor

Thursday, 15 February 2024 | Exotica

From The Editor

Whispers of spring

Welcome to the February issue of Exotica, where we aim to transport you to the most captivating destinations, indulge your senses with cultural extravaganzas, and introduce you to inspiring personalities from around the world.

In this issue, we have curated a diverse array of content to enrich your wanderlust and ignite your curiosity. Our founder editor, late Dr Chandan Mitra, takes us on an epic coastal drive from Delhi to the southern most tip of coastal India along the east coast in June 2016. Get ready to embark on a thrilling adventure with his expert guidance that still resonates.

Exploring the richness of cultural heritage is at the heart of Exotica, so we are thrilled to present a report on the vibrant cultural extravaganza VHAH fest in Ramgarh Shekhawati. This festival, dedicated to reviving the cultural heritage of the region, celebrates the traditions, art, and customs that have shaped the identity of this enchanting locale. Join us as we delve into the colorful festivities and the efforts to preserve a legacy for generations to come.

In an exclusive interview, we sat down with the versatile actress Huma Qureshi. From her breakthrough roles to her passion for storytelling, Huma shares her journey in the world of cinema and offers insights into her craft. Prepare to be inspired by her talent, resilience, and commitment to her craft.

Art enthusiasts, rejoice! Our coverage of the India Art Fair 2024 brings you the latest trends, emerging artists, and captivating installations from one of the most prestigious art events in the country. Immerse yourself in the world of creativity and innovation as we showcase a vibrant tapestry of artistic expression.

For all you epicureans, we take you to the magical world of Kashmir’s famed treasure called Wazwan right in the heart of Delhi. We also join a regal march to Murshidabad to savour its signature cuisine, a township that boasts of the most unique blend  of culture and cuisine, from Central Asia and Europe to Rajasthan and Bangladesh.

Indulge your taste buds with culinary delights from around the globe. Explore the depths of spirituality with Sri Sri Ravi Shankar’s insightful column on self-discovery and reflection.

Thank you for joining us on this journey, and we hope you enjoy the February issue of Exotica.

Happy travels!

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