Nikita Anand

nikita-anand.jpgNikita Anand, a new name in the glamour industry, is an Indian model based in Punjab. She was born in Jalandar , Punjab in the year 1983. Owing to the frequent transfers of his father who is a doctor in the Indian Army, she had to study in different schools- St. Mary’s, Pune; Bishop Cottons, Ranchi; Cathedral & John Cannon, Mumbai, NIFT, Delhi. At a tender age 13, Nikita was crowned Miss Ranchi. She is a perfect combination of traditionalism with modernity.
This 5’8 beauty believes that staying firmly to the roots is the real challenge. She has remained the host of the popular car race show on Zee Sports called ‘NASCAR’. She was a student of I.T at NIFT, where the walked the ramp for NIFT Shaw Wallace and Burlingtons. She was the runner up in the contest of May Queen Pageant in Northern India, which was won by Shonali Nagrani. Nikita has featured in the inaugural issue of ‘V.Rebel’.
She has done a course in the Trinity School of Speech and Dramas; the course has the duration of three years. This diehard fan of Shahrukh has been a ramp model and a fashion designer when she took part in the Miss India contest for 2003. Nikita became the Femina Miss India-Universe in 2003 by taking over the title from Neha Dhupia. She represented India in the Miss Universe Pageant. She has also won the ‘Face Hunt Model’ title in Delhi, 20003. This trained singer has already starred in the film ‘’Dil Dosti etc.’, directed by Manish Tiwary.
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Fashion Models

In regards to Indian fashion, the world certainly sits back and takes notice. Not only do they provide clothes of international standards and designs, the fashion industry has discovered many a face that’s walked global ramps over the years. Indian models can always be told apart from their European counterparts, but they certainly have made their mark. So what is the reason for such a high demand for Indian models, especially women folk? Honestly it’s not only their dusky skin that woos the world. The truth is Indian models may have an awkward stiffness about them at the beginning but once a little prodding and they could be the epitome of all that’s needed in an international model.

They are more full bodied as compared to many other nationalities without being on the overweight or bulgy category. Best of all, most leading ladies are well educated and speak well. They can hold their shoulders above the crowd and get an audience anytime they preferred. They gain ample knowledge that boosts their confidence through timely fashion shows all through the year, which leaves them very professional. Furthermore, they always carry a bit of back home with them, so mixing international modeling needs and fitting into Indian cultural settings proves to be affine mix for them and it always works to their advantage.

Upen Patel – Top Indian Model

upen.jpgThis British born Indian model has been creating waves ever since he entered the glamour industry. Born on August 16, 1980, Upen Patel is raised in London city of United Kingdom. He was a student of Wembley High School. From Hertfordshire he got his degree in Computer Science. His mother is lawyer of government in Britain. When he was sighted by a photographer in Britain, he was offered his first modeling assignment.
In India he walked the ramp in the India-fashion week for the first time. Upen ahs become a sought after model. He has walked the ramp for ‘Vogue’ magazine for ‘Daminis’ held at Kensington roof Gardens which was covered by ‘Asian Woman & Bride’ magazine, it was also filmed for Zee tv. The others ramp show are for ‘Bernanaini’ held at the Nehru Centre for Sony Entertainment Television, Bangla Tv fashion special, Selfridges Fashion Show for Bollywood Season.
The advertising brands he has modeled for are Hugo Boss, Paul Smith and Zegna. He has even featured in a remix video of a classic song Bollywood ‘Kya Khoob Lagti Ho’ ,the song also featured Udita Goswami. Presently Upen has bagged some big campaigns like Wendell Rodricks, Vikram Ph dnis and Westside where he is teamed with Yuvraj Singh. He has participated in LIFW in 2003 for JJ Valaya, this was when he got his first break. He has also done shows for Rohit Bal, Rocky S. He has already made a mark in Bollywood with the film 36 China Town which also starred Sahid Kapur, Kareena Kapoor and Akshay Khanna.
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