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Re-discover magnificence in the traditional art forms of India, as Shibani Jain curates an exclusive event at the Baaya Design

Mumbai 11th October 2018: An epitome of heritage, culture and opulence; Baaya Design, a home decor store, and design studio hosted an event dedicated to art and wellness of the mind. To showcase the philosophy of ‘old things do not become extinct’, this boutique store organized an engaging session by Farhana Vohra- licensed Heal your Life workshop leader. Madhoo Shah- actor, Mr. Kiran Nagarkar- writer and applauded architects Zubin and Krupa amidst eager enthusiastic design lovers. The afternoon began on a spiritual note as the esteemed guests of honor undertook the lamp-lighting ceremony. Succeeding the ceremony, Farhana Vohra introduced Shibani Jain, CEO, and Founder, Baaya Design where the latter took the opportunity to enlighten the audience about the purpose and inception of the store. She added, “My travel expeditions led me to discover the traditional art forms and the talent that is hidden in every nook and corner of India. We at Baaya, aim to offer the Indian audience with exceptional ancient craftsmanship in the form of contemporary products and also contribute towards the welfare of the skilled artisans of India.” On a similar note, she also emphasized various objects of art and explained the symbolism behind the tree of life. Elaborating on the current trends in interior design, the celebrated architect Zubin said, “The biggest trend is to de-clutter a space and add elements that give a personalized essence.” Talking about incorporating designs inspired by the heritage and culture of India, Krupa expressed, “One should incorporate Indian culture to cherish it and not merely for face value.” On the joyous occasion, Shibani announced the launch of the ‘Ocean Pearl’ range which is inspired by the sea, corals and various influences from life under water. As the event progressed, the guests awed at the fine craftsmanship and high quality of Baaya’s diverse products. From wall arts and soft furnishings to accessories and jewelry; every product at the store was a true amalgamation of traditional and contemporary elements. To highlight the theme -‘Positive Psyche, Positive Me’, Farhana Vohra preached the audience about the art of positive living. To achieve this, she carried out various activities with the guests, which enabled them to learn the bigger ideologies of life in the simplest manner. Emphasizing on the aspect of positive intelligence, the master of reiki said, “Happiness is not a destination. It is a journey.” With this interactive and insightful session, the event marked its end. Not only did the guests take... read more

Kudos to CHATTUR SINGH OF ZEN ASIA FOUNDATION FOR DESIGNER OF THE YEAR AND FACE OF THE YEAR 2018 EVENT

ZEN ASIA FOUNDATION PRESENT AND ORGANISED FACE OF THE YEAR AND DESIGNER OF THE YEAR 2018, ELEVATES THE BEAUTY AND STYLE BARS HIGH WITH GRAND SUCCESS OF THE SHOW. ZEN ASIA FOUNDATION PRESENT AND ORGANISED FACE OF THE YEAR AND DESIGNER OF THE YEAR 2017 NOT ONLY CONNECTED WITH FASHION, BEAUTY AND WOMANHOOD, BUT ALSO PLAYED A LEADING ROLE IN CREATING SOCIAL IMPACT WHILE PROMOTING WOMEN EMPOWERMENT , SKILL INDIA, MAKE IN INDIA, MADE FOR INDIANS. ON THE WONDERFUL 3rd OCTOBER WEDNESDAY EVENING AN UNPRECEDENTAL EVENT FACE OF THE YEAR AND DESIGNER OF THE YEAR 2018 WAS STAGED AT ST ANDREWS AUDITORIUM BANDRA WEST BY THE FATHER OF ZEN ASIA FOUNDATION – CHATUR SINGH KHALSA. THE SHOW RECEIVED APPLAUD OF 100S AND BLESSINGS OF 1000S. AN 3RD OCTOBER WEDNESDAY EVENING WHERE FASHION TOOK THE SPOT LIGHT AND STYLE TOOK THE CENTRE – STAGE AS THE MODELS FROM THE FASHION GLITTERY SHOWCASED A BREATH-TAKING RANGE OF CREATIVE AND TECHNICAL SKILLS AS THEY TAKE WINGS AND FLY OUT INTO THE WORLD OF FASHION TO MAKE THEIR MARK AND EARN THEIR STRIPES WHO WILL BE CHOOSEN AS THE DESIGNER OF THE YEAR 2018 A PERFECT BLEND OF FASHION AND CULTURE DEPICTED THROUGH NICELY CONSTRUCTED SILHOUETTES AND USE OF FABRICS MAKING WORLD FASHION COME TO OUR DOOR STEPS IN FASHION HUB OF MUMBAI WHICH WERE WORN BY MODELS WHO WALK RAMP IN CREATIVE COLORS AND DESIGNS WHO WERE CHOOSEN AS THE ULTIMATE FACE OF THE YEAR 2018. THE ENTIRE OBJECTIVE OF THE SHOW – IS TO GIVE THE BUDDING FASHION DESIGNERS AND MODELS A PLATFORM TO SHOW CASE THEIR TALENTS AND GET A TASTE OF THEIR CHOSEN INDUSTRY. THE ACTIVE SUPPORT OF THE JUDGES AND DESIGNERS WILL GIVE TREMENDOUS CONFIDENCE AND ENCOURAGEMENT TO THESE BUDDING YOUNG DESIGNERS AND MODELS. CHATURSINGH KHALSA... read more

Film Workshop by Rahul Rawail at AAFT

Noida: The management of AAFT organized a powerful workshop by a well-known film director Rahul Rawail for the students of school of Cinema at Marwah Studios at Noida Film City. “AAFT has a big name now and it has attracted me to be here to share my experiences with young film makers. A well educated, trained and groomed student will always be more preferable than a raw hand,” said Rahul Rawail while interacting with students. “We are lucky to have Rahul Rawail on our board, his advice matters as he has spent more than 50 years in the industry since his childhood,” said sandeep Marwah President of Marwah Studios.   Rahul Rawail is an Indian film director in Bollywood known for his films like Love Story (1981), Betaab (1983), Arjun (1985), Dacait (1987), Anjaam (1994), and Jo Bole So Nihaal (2005). He was nominated for Filmfare Award for Best Director twice. He started his carrier as assistant to Raj Kapoor. Later Sandeep Marwah presented Rahul Rawail with the life membership of World Peace Development And Research... read more

150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi at AAFT

Noida: The 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi was celebrated at Asian Academy of Film And Television with the media students at Marwah Studios, Noida Film City. “The idea of having Mahatma Gandhi Forum within the campus is to learn the ideology and thinking of Mahatma Gandhi. There may be thousand of books available but it is very important to practice that ideology,” said Sandeep Marwah President of Marwah Studios expressing different stories related to Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. Sushil Bharti of Radio Noida 107.4Fm spoke at length and narrated few stories also related to Lal Bahadur Shasrti who’s birth anniversary also falls on 2nd October.    Tonu Sojatia alumna of AAFT and now part of   National Film Archives of India Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Government of India spoke on the current celebrations of 150th years of Mahatma Gandhi. A Gandhian by ideology Parul Kumar Vice President of Prabhav Foundation expressed her views along with students Ram, Vivedata, Riya Mittal and Himani from Asian School of Media Studies. The event was also attended by the delegation from Uzbekistan and renowned journalist Zarrin Abdukhalik –Zade who spoke about the importance of Lal Bahadur Shastri at... read more

Vibrant, Engaging, Interactive! Whistling Woods International enthrals Film & Media enthusiasts over three-day fest

Mumbai,   Curious minds, joyous faces, and enthralled enthusiasts gathered at Whistling Woods International (WWI) to celebrate one of the most anticipated events in the domain of film, communications, and creative arts. Regarded as one of the most illustrious events of the industry, Celebrate Cinema, an open-to-all platform, offered insightful sessions and workshops about the artistic, technical and commercial aspects of the media and entertainment industry. The 7th edition of Celebrate Cinema hosted more than 100 workshops on both the days on film, music, fashion, design, literature, art and virtual reality, among others. In addition, the audience got an exposure to various celebrity panel discussions, movie screenings and exhibits over September 27, 28 and 29th, 2018. Speaking about the grand occasion, Subhash Ghai, Founder & Chairman, WWI said, “I’m thrilled to inaugurate Celebrate Cinema 2018. WWI endeavours to offer every movie and creative arts enthusiast and aspirants a platform to widen their horizons of wisdom and gain valuable insights in respective domains. I am extremely thankful to all the guests who graced this year’s Celebrate Cinema and would like to extend my gratitude to the industry for extending their support over the years to help us make it a grand affair, since its inception.  The three-day event has enriched one and all who participated in the action-packed extravaganza and I would like to thank the team of students, faculty and staff for putting together such a great event.”      To this Meghna Ghai Puri, President, WWI added, “Cinema is something connected to humankind, human relationships and in India, especially to our soul. Given the nature of our country, we are closely attached to our culture and the Indian cinema. It is amazing to be a part of the Indian cinema and it’s truly a privilege to commemorate the same.” The grand fest kick-started as the talented actor, Abhishek Bachchan inaugurated the ‘Frames 75’ exhibit – a rare collection of portraits of the legendary Amitabh Bachchan. He appreciated the platform of Celebrate Cinema and said, “The best part of this festival is that it’s open to everyone, letting everyone to experience, learn and love the magical world of cinema. It is so important to preserve the history, document and catalog the film legacy that we have. Congratulations to the team of Whistling Woods International for keeping the fire burning and giving a platform to showcase the history of Indian Cinema, which I feel will help in making better filmmakers in future.” Speaking about the campus, he further added, “I love... read more

WORLD PHD CHAKRA AWARDS & GLOBAL DIGNITARY AWARD 2018 SETS A BENCHMARK ON SOCIAL MEDIA CAMPAIGNS AT SURAT

Global warming is an issue that needs Urgent Attention to Ensure an Environment which enhances quality of life for masses. Awareness Public Charitable Trust promotes 8 Missions of World PHD Amongst which the Most important mission the organization focuses is Mission Oxygen. Since last two months the organisation is Promoting Its mission of Plantation  through Tiranga Challenge FB Frame which is Accepted Across the Globe.Eminent NGO /Celebrities /Artists Were invited from Across the Globe & were Given WorldPHD – Chakra Awards at  Manbhari Party Plot, VIP Rd on 29th September. Awareness Charitable Trust in Association with World Records Foundation also concluded their campaign “Mera Shahar Swatchh Mera Bharat Swatchh” & Felicitated People with Global Dignitary Award 2018.      Organiser of this movement Awareness Public Charitable Trust Chairman Dr. Vimal Rathi and Hon. Secretary Mr. Pravin Vora quoted that they were very happy by connecting so many people from India & people from other countries across the Globe for the noble cause of ‘Go Green-Mission Oxygen’, & ‘Mission Cleanliness’-Mera Shahar Swatch Mera Bharat Swatchh.Mission Cleanliness Campaign “Mera Shahar Swatchh Mera Bharat Swatchh was in association with Mr. Nihar Saraswala of World Records Foundation & Mrs Gujarat Queen Leena Shah.Swatcchata Commanders Recruited around the nation would Promote the Mission in the times to Come.  This glorious event was witnessed by over 1200 Dignitaries from 24 Cities including 10 Beauty Peageant Winners and 2 International Awardees. DR VIMAL RATHI, Mr. PRAVIN VORA ,NIHAR SARASWALA deserve KUDOS FOR THIS OUTSTANDING EVENT AND THIS IS THE BEST EVENT OF THE YEAR.... read more

STYLE DECODE OF IRA (AMYRA) FOR TRIP 2

Trip 2 is back with new enteries, destinations and stories. Amyra Dastur plays the role of Ira, she’s Nazia’s (Mallika Dua’s) cousin sister. She’s really quirky, odd and very independent. Brief was to incorporate a gypsy, wanderer type of style in order to show off the difference between Amyra and the rest of the girls. Even the Indian wear which she wears is more on the gypsy zone, ‘don’t mess with me’ kind of vibe. Her style is very out there and it’s definitely in the Bohemian zone but as one can see, the prints are mixed and don’t match. It’s meant to show off her rebellious nature. Again pairing the black boots with the dainty white dress is meant to show off the unconventional sense of Fashion and confidence of the character.  Amyra had to undergo a week of trials until they finally managed to narrow down on the looks. Catch few pictures from her transformation to Ira... read more

GLITZY SHOPPING EXTRAVAGANZA AT GLITTER 2018

Rejoicing the voyage of 13 successful years, GLITTER, acclaimed as India’s most celebrated Pre-Festive, Wedding and Lifestyle exhibition is all set to astound the fashion city of India, Mumbai on 12th, 13th and 14th October, 2018 at Hotel JW Marriott, Juhu from 11:00 am to 8:00 PM. Renowned for bringing together an eclectic mix of hi-end designers and brands from all over India in Ethnic & Western Couture, Pret a Porter, Jewellery, Bridal Trousseau, Festive Wear, Lifestyle Accessories and Art, the 14th edition of GLITTER will be seen displaying attractive, quality controlled and curated products. GLITTER 2018 is committed to present a unique culmination of established fine jewellery, fashion and accessories designers including of young, emerging and talented designers from across the nation.  The said makes the exhibition a perfect and most awaited marketplace for all the brides-to-be, grooms-to-be, their extended families and friends; fashion aficionados; shopaholics including of festive shopping. Bulbeer Gandhi, Lifestyle Event Director, ABEC Exhibitions & Conferences Pvt. Ltd. shares, “We are really enchanted to announce the upcoming edition of ‘GLITTER’, and like all the previous years we have ensured bringing in the best from across the nation for our visitors. Our well curated and hand-picked exhibitors through their authentic flavors, innovation, new product lines and launches, including clinching deals are sure to floor the attendees.” GLITTER, this year will be seen hosting over 70 exceptional brands like Akansha Creations ( Rose By Anupama) of Delhi; Aleah Ahmed of Delhi; Bharat Sons Jewellers of Mumbai; The Cappuccino Collection of Mumbai; Charu Jewels of Surat; Golank Diamonds of Mumbai; Johri of Mumbai;  Libaas Vatika of  Delhi; Mehak Creation of Delhi; Monica Bhayana of Delhi; My Best Friend of Mumbai; Nona’s Exclusif of Delhi; Pink Story of Kolkatta; Samoohi Design Studio of Mumbai; Sanzany Jewellers of Mumbai; Sola Jaipur of Jaipur; Ushnakmal of Banaras; Lalit Dokania of Kolkatta; Polkie of Faridabad; Ritu Gadhaiya of Jaipur; Shrivas by Archita Mehta of Udaipur; Begums of Chandigarh; Sid N Vani of Delhi; Pransh of Jaipur to name a few. Come indulge and experience luxury and style as never before and witness India’s best festive fashion under GLITTER... read more

INDIA FASHION & BEAUTY AWARDS On 30th September At SHRI FORT AUDITORIUM New Delhi

Happy to announce that IFBA in association with SB Events and Talent Fullon organising an event called INDIA FASHION & BEAUTY AWARDS  On 30th September At SHRI FORT AUDITORIUM Delhi. In this award Bollywood diva SONAKSHI SINHA is comming as celebrity guest.  And also two tv celebrity Rajshri Rani Pandey fame of serial Suhani se ek ladki and Soni Singh fame of big boss is comming in this event.     This india Fashion & Beaut y Awards give the platform to all makeup n hair stylist through competition and awards distribution. Winner of this competition will awarded by SONAKSHI SINHA. And all other participant is awarded by tv celeb Rajshri Rani and Soni Singh. For More details call / whatsapp Promod sharma : 9084882200 / 9557892635 यह घोषणा करने में प्रसन्नता है कि आईबीबीए एसबी इवेंट्स और टैलेंट फुलन के साथ 30 फरवरी को श्री फोर्ट ऑडिटोरियम दिल्ली में भारत फैशन और ब्यूटी पुरस्कार नामक एक कार्यक्रम आयोजित कर रहा है। इस पुरस्कार में बॉलीवुड दिवा सोनाक्षी सिन्हा प्रसिद्ध व्यक्ति अतिथि के रूप में आ रही है। और दो टीवी सेलिब्रिटी राजर्षि रानी पांडे सीरियल सुहानी से एक लकीकी और बड़ी बॉस के सोनी सिंह की प्रसिद्धि इस घटना में आ रही है। यह भारत फैशन और ब्यूटी वाई पुरस्कार प्रतियोगिता और पुरस्कार वितरण के माध्यम से सभी मेकअप एन हेयर स्टाइलिस्ट को मंच प्रदान करते हैं। इस प्रतियोगिता का विजेता सोनाक्षी सिन्हा द्वारा सम्मानित किया जाएगा। और अन्य सभी प्रतिभागी टीवी सेलेब राजर्षि रानी और सोनी सिंह द्वारा सम्मानित किया जाता है। अधिक जानकारी के लिए कॉल / व्हाट्सएप प्रोमोद शर्मा:... read more

The Equestrian Connection By GENES LECOANET

The Equestrian Connection  This Autumn, revisit the spectacular era of  equestrian elegance . From races to  hunting, this fast pace collection celebrates the bygone era when the horse was ridden  by the charismatic gentleman and the adventurous  independent woman, whose enigmatic spirit is still very present in todays diverse community A rich rustic palette of Teal, Mustard, bold Reds is offset seamlessly with classic neutral tones of cream, charcoal & khaki. Intricate prints of stirrups, bridles and the horse silhouette are playfully placed on the shirts, inner linings of the jackets and scarf accessories. Detailed contrasting seams are boldly and very effectively placed on some of the day dresses,  jackets and shirts for women and men. This eclectic array of outer wear and separates for men and women is a true  statement of “comfortable street chic” .      Bomber racing jackets and fitted debonair jackets for men paired with snappy skinny pants are equally cool when dressed down with a pair of streetstyle separates. The soft quilted jackets for women paired with an easy flowing khaki lace skirts or slender fitting pants… and the clever reverse of a slim fitted ‘fashion riding” jacket looks cool with the lace pant and bold contrasting stripe. This is just a quick glance at the many inventive interchangeable options for day and evening wear. Layering with ease gives the customer the option to embrace the GENES world but retain his or her individuality. The AW18/19 campaign echoes the cinematic feel of the  late French film director Claude Chabrol – striking a fine balance of space, distance and closeness. Creating a determined confidence,  the model protagonists in these GENES images exude a  self-assured independent spirit which is a key element throughout the Genes collection. The European discipline of equine events be it dressage, horse racing, polo etc is combined with the carefree spirit  of riding across the plains of Argentina… About the Designers Hemant Sagar was born in 1957 in New Delhi to an Indian father and a German mother. He spent his childhood in Delhi, then as a teenager he went to study design and dressmaking in Germany. He started his career in fashion as an apprentice in Germany, then he went to Paris and joined the Ecole de la Chambre Syndicale de Couture Parisienne, where he met Didier Lecoanet. Didier Lecoanet was born in 1955 in Chaumont, eastern France. He studied fine arts and started his career in advertising, but quickly he realized that his... read more

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