Dream about walking the ramp and being the showstopper ? Desire to flaunt and show the world your confidence and your style ? Want to stand out and earn name ? Modelling is the best career for you.
With the growing of fashion and Television Industry, there has been an amazing boost in the career of modelling. It has generated a large and continuing demand for fresh faces and personalities to launch and promote a variety of branded products or show a garment to its best advantage.
But this career demands proper time not only for the ramp walks but also for yourself. first of all having a perfect portfolio is very important to start a good career in this field. Professional photographs are essential for beginning a career as a model. Your photographer should take both head shots and full body shots in various settings. Never include the pictures in your portfolio about which you are uncertain.
You have to be very choosy about what you eat, atleast in the initials to gain a perfect body height, width, shape and every other essential things. After-all This career is more about physical beauty than educational qualifications.
So this seems pretty clear that just after completing your school or even while being in school , you can start off your modelling career if you dream so hard about it. Start training yourself from a way early to have a lot more time to invest in future.
The modelling career offers array of job opportunities. If you have interest in acting and drama too, then you are most welcome to the Bollywood world. This proves that models are not just restricted to modelling. Even they can go for TV channels, serials, reality shows, game shows, and other TV programmes that are very famous these days.
One should also not forget that this is a highly competitive and short lived career. Further, stress factor is high and the hours are erratic.
More or less all the companies want to highlight their products. The best impactful way, as we all know now, is to endorse the product through beautiful and smart models to gain more viewers. An established model can charge handsome money for his/her work.
And it is just limited to girls. Boys equally opt for modelling to earn name and fame. The good model even makes felt his/her presence at the International level and too endorses international brands. In the modelling fields, the models get the opportunity to meet diverse people and know the world more closely. This is the sector which can let you travel all free-off cost if you work internationally. But that requires a lot of talent which can earn you a lot more popularity.
Some famous faces today :
1 Ujjwala Raut, acknowledged as India’s first global supermodel
Ujjwala Raut (born June 11, 1978) is an Indian model. Touted to be India’s most successful overseas supermodel. She walked the runway for Yves Saint-Laurent, Roberto Cavalli, Hugo Boss, Cynthia Rowley, Diane von Furstenberg, Dolce & Gabbana, Betsey Johnson, Gucci, Givenchy, Valentino, Oscar de la Renta, and Emilio Pucci, Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show.
2. Archana Akhil Kumar is among the younger models to have quickly become a ramp favorite
Being on the cover of a magazine is a great deal in itself. Read more about her.
3. Madhu Sapre
4. Namit Khanna
Models who didn’t go the traditional beauty pageant route but enjoyed a certain degree of fame on the ramp also chose to move on to films — this includes names like Deepika Padukone, Kriti Sanon, Diana Penty, Angela Jonsson and Lisa Haydon.
Other well-known ramp faces made the shift to being presenters on television or taking up reality shows: Nina Manuel and Diandra Soares come to mind.
Modelling Institutes in India
- Elite School of Modelling at Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore
- Polytechnic for Women, Delhi
- Glitz Modelling, Delhi
- Platinum Models Inc. , Delhi
- Face One, Mumbai
- Ozone Models Management, Mumbai