GQ (Indian edition)

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Amitabh Bachchan on the June 2015 cover of GQ
Editor Che Kurrien[1]
Categories Men's
Frequency Monthly
Publisher Almona Bhatia[2]
First issue October 2008 (2008-10)
Company Condé Nast India Pvt. Ltd.
Country India
Based in Mumbai
Language English

GQ is the Indian edition of the American monthly men's magazine called GQ. It is the 15th international edition of GQ and is published by Condé Nast India Pvt. Ltd., a 100% owned subsidiary of Condé Nast International.[3][4] Condé Nast gained 100% ownership after regulatory changes in 2005 permitted 100% foreign direct investment in non-news and current affairs publications.[5] GQ was the second magazine released in India, after Vogue India, that is 100% foreign owned.[6][7] Condé Nast India is based in Mumbai and also has an office in New Delhi.[8]

The magazine was launched with the October 2008 issue, which was unveiled by Condé Nast on 29 September 2008.[5] The cover, shot by Pascal Chevallier, featured Saif Ali Khan and Katarina Ivanovska on the regular cover, and Yuvraj Singh, Lisa Haydon, Arjun Rampal and Ujjwala Raut on the gatefold cover.[9]

See also


  1. ^ "Editors and Writers". GQ India. 2010-02-08. Retrieved 2013-03-23.
  2. ^ "Condé Nast International; India; GQ". Retrieved 2013-03-23.
  3. ^ "GQ India Contact us". Retrieved 2013-03-20.
  4. ^ "GQ hits the newsstands in India". PressGazette. 2008-09-29. Archived from the original on 2014-11-01. Retrieved 2013-03-23.
  5. ^ a b Oliver Luft (2008-09-29). "GQ launches in India". Guardian. Retrieved 2013-03-23.
  6. ^ "Vogue India Launches". 2007-09-18. Retrieved 2013-03-17.
  7. ^ "Vogue Hits Indian Newsstands". Businessweek. 2007-09-18. Retrieved 2013-03-23.
  8. ^ "Condé Nast International: Country - India". Retrieved 2013-03-17.
  9. ^ "Conde Nast unveils GQ India". 2008-09-29. Retrieved 2013-03-23.

External links

  • Official website
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