Hello 100 Most Influential

gaurav gupta

HELLO! 100 Most Influential: Gaurav Gupta

Why he matters: This couturier’s remarkable rise to global stardom is marked by showcases at Paris Haute Couture Week and becoming the go-to designer for world-renowned personalities with his signature sculptural gowns. Radhika Bhalla delves deep into his ambitions, creative vision and the painstaking attention to detail each fitting requires. Firs

manish mehrotra

HELLO! 100 Most Influential: Manish Mehrotra

Why he matters: While his restaurants may not be Michelin recognised, this gastronomical genius takes pride in knowing that chefs who trained under him went on to bag those coveted stars. He’s humble, big-hearted and the ‘Big M’ of F&B. Rashmi Uday Singh reveals the real man leaving behind a stupendous footprint in Indian hospitality. Expect the un

Priyanka Chopra

HELLO! 100 Most Influential: Priyanka Chopra

Why she matters: From being the only Brown woman in a roomful of White men, to leading the charge of diversity and inclusion across Hollywood, this Citadel star is a force of nature. Kaveree Bamzai chronicles the journey of this small-town ‘desi girl’ to world domination. She’s known to have shattered the glass ceiling for Indians in Hollywood... B

Mani Ratnam

HELLO! 100 Most Influential: Mani Ratnam

Why he matters: From his earliest Kannada films like Pallavi Anu Pallavi, to this year’s epic Ponniyin Selvan, he’s a master of visual storytelling, a filmmaker whose longevity in the volatile entertainment industry has impressed cinemagoers across generations. Suhasini Maniratnam, actor and wife of this cinematic genius, invites us into his inner

Sanjoy K Roy

HELLO! 100 Most Influential: Sanjoy K Roy

Why he matters: His company produces 33 annual festivals in 72 cities across 19 odd countries, but it’s the Jaipur Literature Festival that’s been called the ‘Woodstock of literature.’ Sangeeta Waddhwani chats with the Managing Director of Teamwork Arts on how the arts power tourism and India’s economy. HELLO!: Sanjoy, how did your journey begin? S

Ram Charan

HELLO! 100 Most Influential: Ram Charan

Why he matters: With a string of superhits under his belt, this Mega Power Star’s dreams of fortifying his presence in cinema have come true. Awards and accolades pour in even today, as he becomes a new father to daughter Klin Kaara. One of South India’s biggest stars at present, or a perennial for the ages? Sashidhar Adivi figures out… It’s said t