Nikita Sachdev

Nikita Sachdev

Nikita Sachdev reports on Page 3 parties and cultural events for the daily entertainment and lifestyle supplement, HT City.

Articles by Nikita Sachdev

Here’s a guide to help you get innovative with your Lohri gifts

Lohri is here and if you have still not decided what to gift — this is for you.
Popcorn makes for a perfect low-budget Lohri gift.
Popcorn makes for a perfect low-budget Lohri gift.
Published on Jan 13, 2017 05:33 PM IST
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Glass guide: How to choose the right glass for the right drink

Sipping wine in your home cups is fine for a barbeque at home, but it’s just not apt for the party you’re going to hosts for your guests. Here is a guide to the perfect glass to go with your cocktail.
Sipping wine in your home cups is fine for a barbeque at home, but it’s just not apt for a party
Sipping wine in your home cups is fine for a barbeque at home, but it’s just not apt for a party
Updated on Jan 13, 2017 03:36 PM IST
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Make your bar at home: Here’s what you need to set up a mixing station

Setting up a bar at home has become a popular concept these days. But, do you know what are the essential bar tools you need to get your cocktail right? Here’s help.
Set up your own home bar with these tools.(IStock)
Set up your own home bar with these tools.(IStock)
Updated on May 12, 2017 08:57 PM IST
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Coat-ed in style: Tips to make classy sartorial statements this winter

Winter is here and it’s time to layer but that doesn’t mean you have to keep it drab. Here are some tips from fashion designers on how to keep yourself warm and stylish.
Sonam Kapoor rocks a long jacket with a floor length dress.(Yogen Shah)
Sonam Kapoor rocks a long jacket with a floor length dress.(Yogen Shah)
Updated on Mar 03, 2017 06:56 PM IST
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Learn from these celebs how to ace your look with white kicks

Classic white sneakers are the new winter staple. Here’s how you can steal this celeb style.
By opting for classic white kicks that go with almost anything, celebs are playing it smart.(Yogen Shah)
By opting for classic white kicks that go with almost anything, celebs are playing it smart.(Yogen Shah)
Updated on Dec 07, 2016 07:21 PM IST
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Step aside for fashion soldiers: Camouflage prints a must-have this winter

A host of Bollywood stars such as Shah Rukh Khan, John Abraham, Sonakshi Sinha, Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt are acing military prints.Here’s how you can wear it too.
Ace casual chic like actor Varun Dhawan in a sporty, military jacket.(Yogen Shah)
Ace casual chic like actor Varun Dhawan in a sporty, military jacket.(Yogen Shah)
Updated on Dec 07, 2016 06:54 PM IST
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This festive season, add some desi flavour to your mocktails

Planning a Diwali bash? Forget those boring aerated drinks. We have got the most party- perfect mocktail recipes for you!
Updated on Oct 28, 2016 09:20 AM IST
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Hosting a last-minute Diwali do: Add glam to your party with these starters

Hosting a last minute Diwali party? Here are quick and easy bite snacks recipes that will add glam to your party.
Lamb and ricotta dumplings with salsa rossa .
Lamb and ricotta dumplings with salsa rossa .
Updated on Dec 07, 2016 06:54 PM IST
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Fashion watch: ’80s is back in #trend now

Taking cue from Bollywood and the ramp, get ready to rock the retro trend this season in midis and polka prints.
Sonam Kapoor’s look is perfect for a date night! You too can pair your midi with a polka dot top!(INSTAGRAM/ sonamkapoor)
Sonam Kapoor’s look is perfect for a date night! You too can pair your midi with a polka dot top!(INSTAGRAM/ sonamkapoor)
Updated on Oct 23, 2016 11:03 AM IST
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Meet TV actors who are all set to play Ramlila character this season

TV actors who are all set to feature in this year’s Luv-Kush Ramlila, talk about the nuances and challenges of performing live.
An actor gets ready to rehearse his role in Ramlila.(AMAL KS/HT)
An actor gets ready to rehearse his role in Ramlila.(AMAL KS/HT)
Published on Sep 26, 2016 07:59 AM IST
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Where do we go now: Ramlila artists resent replacement by TV actors

Luv Kush Ramlila has taken to choosing popular TV faces for playing lead roles. The small scale artists have been given behind-the-scenes roles like that of makeup artists and assisting this year’s main leads.
The popular Luv Kush Ramlila is staged in the Red Fort area every year.(HT Photo)
The popular Luv Kush Ramlila is staged in the Red Fort area every year.(HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 21, 2016 09:45 AM IST
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Get set to laugh out loud: Standup comedy grips Delhiites

Head for an evening of laughter as various standup comedians will keep you entertained at the HT City Laughya venues in the city.
Updated on Sep 13, 2016 11:11 AM IST
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The baby bump isn’t a bump in a Bollywood career path now

The baby bump is not stopping actors and models from being fashion forward, with celebs embracing their pregnancy in style.
Actor Shweta Salve showed off her baby bump in a bikini and many sent her love on social media.(Instagram)
Actor Shweta Salve showed off her baby bump in a bikini and many sent her love on social media.(Instagram)
Published on Sep 03, 2016 12:08 PM IST
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Meet Ssumier Pasricha: Pammi Aunty aka SRK’s lookalike

Ssumeir Pasricha, more commonly known as Pammi Aunty talks to us about what made him take up a project like this.
Ssumier Pasricha who plays Pammi Aunty is an internet sensation.
Ssumier Pasricha who plays Pammi Aunty is an internet sensation.
Updated on Jul 18, 2016 11:26 AM IST
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We’ve got some tips! Hair tweaks to flatter all kinds of face shapes

From chubby cheeks to a slim sculpted face in minutes. If you have a naturally round face, that you’d like to make it appear slimmer, then these pretty hair ideas are your answer.
Curls give an illusion of a slim face, like they do on Dia Mirza.(Yogen Shah)
Curls give an illusion of a slim face, like they do on Dia Mirza.(Yogen Shah)
Published on Jun 20, 2016 04:21 PM IST
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Red lipstick or dewy makeup? Timeless style inspo from vintage icons

As we make our way into the warmer months of summer, lets grab some style inspo from Hollywood classic vintage beauties
Photo by Baron/Getty Images
Photo by Baron/Getty Images
Updated on May 28, 2016 08:00 PM IST
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Shirt dresses set the trend this summer

Add this new silhouette to your summer wardrobe
Updated on Apr 26, 2016 02:56 PM IST
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Bollywood style check: Military prints add to summer chic

Be it a casual evening out or a formal party, stay on top of the style game with this trend that is hot even in Bollywood.
Go military style this summer!(PHOTOS: Yogen Shah)
Go military style this summer!(PHOTOS: Yogen Shah)
Updated on Apr 21, 2016 04:07 PM IST
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9 skincare mistakes that are ruining your skin every single day

You may be making some big beauty blunders. Know how they are impacting your skin, and correct them now
Popping pimples can make your breakouts worse.(Photo: iSTOCK)
Popping pimples can make your breakouts worse.(Photo: iSTOCK)
Updated on Apr 16, 2016 02:02 PM IST
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Weight off the shoulders: A new trend for you to rock

From runway to Bollywood , the off shoulder is the most popular trend this summer.
Jacqueline Fernandez looks stunning in an off shoulder gown by designer Manish Malhotra.(Viral Bhayani)
Jacqueline Fernandez looks stunning in an off shoulder gown by designer Manish Malhotra.(Viral Bhayani)
Updated on Apr 15, 2016 08:58 AM IST
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All the big fat weight loss lies you should know by now

When it comes to weight loss, there are just too many lies that do the rounds. Experts bust the top weight loss myths so that you can easily tell fact from fiction
There are a large number of myths that make weight loss a challenge
There are a large number of myths that make weight loss a challenge
Updated on Apr 05, 2016 01:52 PM IST
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Holi hangover cures that work and will make you feel like a person again

No Holi party worth it’s colour is complete without alcohol and bhaang on the menu. However, the hangover that accompanies the overdoes of the two intoxicants can often mar the fun. Try these tips to ensure that you can dodge the hangover.
Try these tips to ensure that you can dodge the hangover.(Tumblr)
Try these tips to ensure that you can dodge the hangover.(Tumblr)
Updated on Mar 24, 2016 10:15 AM IST
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DIY Holi-inspired decor: Balloon bouquet to watermelon centrepiece

From colourful pots and rangolis to innovative floral decorations, there’s lots that you can do to quirk up your humble abode for the festival of colours. Here’s some DIY Holi decor inspiration
Indian Holi festival colours with text space(Istock)
Indian Holi festival colours with text space(Istock)
Updated on Feb 04, 2017 07:41 AM IST
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The number one trend right now: Cold shoulder tops

A trend that looks good on all age groups whether you are 25 or 65! It’s a sexy but classy outfit and a very graceful way of flaunting your shoulders
Sonakshi Sinha attends the 17th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards press conference at the Retiro Park in Madrid, Spain.(Getty Images)
Sonakshi Sinha attends the 17th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards press conference at the Retiro Park in Madrid, Spain.(Getty Images)
Updated on May 13, 2016 07:08 PM IST
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From high waist pants to long necklaces: 7 tricks to look slimmer

The right styling can give an illusion of a slimmer you. Here a few tips.
The right styling can give an illusion of a slimmer you. Here a few tips.(Pinterest)
The right styling can give an illusion of a slimmer you. Here a few tips.(Pinterest)
Updated on Mar 11, 2016 09:51 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByNikita Sachdeva, New Delhi

You’ll be shocked which 7 everyday habits are giving you wrinkles

These signs can be very dangerous, but it is even worse if you don’t know what’s causing them and they continue to grow. So, here is a list of a few everyday habits that must be avoided to keep wrinkles away.
Smoking and drinking cause ­premature fine lines mostly near your eyes and upper lips.(Shutterstock)
Smoking and drinking cause ­premature fine lines mostly near your eyes and upper lips.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Feb 27, 2016 06:14 PM IST
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Energy drinks, fat-free cooking and more: Best ways to use coconut oil

From your beauty counter to your ­kitchen pantry, here’s how to make the best of this magic potion.
Making your hair shiny smooth isn’t the only good thing coconut oil does. It can help your fitness regime too!(iStock)
Making your hair shiny smooth isn’t the only good thing coconut oil does. It can help your fitness regime too!(iStock)
Updated on Feb 19, 2016 09:43 AM IST
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Make-up tips in pics: 6 looks inspired by vintage Hollywood beauties

Ace vintage Hollywood ­glamour with beauty secrets of timeless divas. Trust us, these classic beauty tricks won’t fail you!
Ace vintage Hollywood ­glamour with beauty secrets of timeless divas. Trust us, these classic beauty tricks won’t fail you!(Pinterest)
Ace vintage Hollywood ­glamour with beauty secrets of timeless divas. Trust us, these classic beauty tricks won’t fail you!(Pinterest)
Updated on Feb 18, 2016 04:51 PM IST
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Words like intolerance, anti-national have become trendy: Sonam Kapoor

Actor Sonam Kapoor came along with actors Shabana Azmi and Yogendra Tiku along with filmmaker Ram Madhvani to HT House to promote her film Neerja.
Sonam Kapoor during an exclusive interview with HTCITY, as part of Stars in the City series for the promotion of her upcoming biographical film Neerja .(Waseem Gashroo/ Hindustan Times)
Sonam Kapoor during an exclusive interview with HTCITY, as part of Stars in the City series for the promotion of her upcoming biographical film Neerja .(Waseem Gashroo/ Hindustan Times)
Updated on Feb 16, 2016 05:22 PM IST
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Everyday hacks: Seven really clever ways to use nail paint

From customising your jewellery to water- ­proofing matchsticks, you can do a lot with that little jar of colour. Here’s how.
Good things come in small packages and the same is true for nail paint. From customising your jewellery to water- ­proofing matchsticks, you can do a lot with that little jar of colour.(Pinterest)
Good things come in small packages and the same is true for nail paint. From customising your jewellery to water- ­proofing matchsticks, you can do a lot with that little jar of colour.(Pinterest)
Updated on Feb 06, 2016 02:11 PM IST
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