Colours INFINITY Bolsters Local Productions With OPPO Presents TOP MODEL INDIA Powered By RENAULT CAPTUR.
Gracing the panel are fashion gurus: Lisa Haydon as Host, Atul Kasbekar and Anaita Shroff Adajania as the Judges and Shibani Dandekar as the Mentor.
Colours INFINITY, creator of some of the most beloved and successful homegrown English entertainment content in India is all set to foray into the world of Fashion and Lifestyle entertainment with TOP MODEL INDIA. OPPO presents TOP MODEL INDIA powered by Renault CAPTUR is all set to present a plush ramp, to showcase talent and break all the stereotypes starting this Sunday 4th February 2018 at 8 pm only on Colours INFINITY.
The show is poised to be a unique platform that will take viewers through the transformation of 12 aspiring models into supermodels under the expert guidance of judges Lisa Haydon, Atul Kasbekar, Anaita Shroff Adajania and mentor Shibani Dandekar.
The stakes will be high, as the country’s most influential fashion icons will choose the winner of TOP MODEL INDIA from amongst 12 ambitious models. While the ravishing supermodel Lisa Haydon will shed light on modeling techniques and walking the thin line between art and fashion, ace photographer Atul Kasbekar will explain the nuances required to grace the cover of a fashion magazine. Styling empress Anaita Shroff Adajania will helm the show with her impeccable fashion counsel. The gorgeous Shibani Dandekar will tie it all in, as she mentors the contestants on their emotionally charged journey down the most difficult runway. The crème de la crème of the fashion industry like Mickey Boardman, Manish Malhotra, Kunal Rawal, and many more, will also grace the show to impart their styling and grooming wisdom.
Breaking barriers in the fashion industry, the show will witness male and female contestants battling it out amongst each other to grab the most coveted title, as the ultimate winner prepares to take over the world’s fashion runway. The winner will be bestowed with a contract with the prestigious Bling! Entertainment Solutions that has a rich legacy of working with some of the top celebrities in the Indian entertainment industry such as, Deepika Padukone, Vidya Balan, Jacqueline Fernandez, Shahid Kapoor, Sonam Kapoor and many more. In addition to launching their career, the contestants will also have a chance to shoot with the world-class fashion photographer Atul Kasbekar.
Elaborating on the show, Ferzad Palia, Head – Youth, Music and English Entertainment, Viacom18, said “Colours INFINITY has always been the thought-leader in creating content that viewers would enjoy, ranging from original productions to international programming. This platform will not only showcase the latest international fashion trends, but also recognize Indian talent. Gauging the warm response from our sponsors and the wider fraternity, we are confident that TOP MODEL INDIA will be well received by our viewers too.”
“We are proud to be presenting sponsors for TOP MODEL INDIA. As a brand, OPPO has always been focusing on the youth, offering them unique experiences and being a part of their lives. Thus, TOP MODEL INDIA is the perfect platform for OPPO to connect with the youth, take them closer to their dreams and help them create memories via technologically advanced and innovative camera phones”, said Will Yang, Brand Director, OPPO India.
Virat Khullar, Head Marketing, Renault India added “We are extremely glad to associate with Colours INFINITY for the premiere season of TOP MODEL INDIA. Renault CAPTUR and TOP MODEL INDIA’s synergies match perfectly as they are both focused on encouraging incredible style and great capability. Renault CAPTUR is a new age SUV with global success. This collaboration has been an enriching experience and we look forward for an exuberant response from the audience.”
CBS Studios International has licensed the India format rights for the reality competition series AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL to Mumbai-based Bulldog Media & Entertainment. The English language version of the franchise promises the same excitement and anticipation as the international format that continues to be a worldwide success.
'AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL' has taken the world by storm, with the original show now in its 24th season and under license in over 100 markets and 20 international versions in production.
Roxanne Pompa, Vice President, International Formats | CBS Studios International said,“We are thrilled to be working with Bulldog and Colors Infinity to launch the first season of the English version of TOP MODEL INDIA. With the Hindi version of Top Model being so successful on MTV, producing this new English version is a natural extension of Top Model brand in India.”
Akash Sharma, Co-Founder and Executive Producer, Bulldog Media and Entertainment said, “I’m moved and inspired by the intensity of the ‘INTM’ fan base whose passion for the show triggered the launch of TOP MODEL INDIA for an international audience. The ‘America's Next Top Model’ format continues to entertain audiences all around the world and we are excited to have the opportunity to see the English language version make its debut in India. It is a show that is all about transformation and competition with the customary ‘Top Model’ style, glamour, and entertainment for viewers to enjoy."
To amplify the debut of this one-of-its-kind platform, Colours INFINITY has mounted a multi-pronged pan-India campaign. Besides high-decibel traditional and digital media, the campaign boasts of disruptive partnerships with pioneering brands and fashion authorities. The channel has also partnered with JW Marriott Sahar as the venue partner and PETA to support their effort in preventing cruelty against animals in fashion.
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