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The Miss India Pageant is about more than just having a pretty face – Vaishnavi Patwardhan

A law student from the city of Pune, Vaishnavi Patwardhan‘s life took a U-turn when she decided to take up modeling as a career. What followed was an exhilarating journey through the world of beauty pageants, fashion, and films. Vaishnavi shares tidbits from her life as a working model and an actress in this candid interview. When did you first get inclined towards the entertainment … Continue reading The Miss India Pageant is about more than just having a pretty face – Vaishnavi Patwardhan

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“Every actor has an appetite; if you are not happy with what you do, you create work for yourself” – Laila Panda

Model and actor Laila Panda talks about the influx of models from around the globe in the Indian entertainment industry, her first ever assignment for Kodak and her journey in the industry. Laila Panda remembers her initial days in Mumbai as an upcoming model and the excitement of her first work opportunity. “When I came to Mumbai, I didn’t have a portfolio. I was working … Continue reading “Every actor has an appetite; if you are not happy with what you do, you create work for yourself” – Laila Panda

“They say I am quite photogenic and have a lovely smile!” – Niyati Joshi

IAD speaks to the beautiful and cheerful Niyati Joshi, a top model in the Silicon Valley of Glamour, Mumbai. May be you never observed keenly but not a day goes past without watching her on the television and newspaper ads of popular brands! Some snippets as Niyati shares about her life, journey to fame and her future plans in an exclusive interview, with a twinkly smile! 🙂 Please tell … Continue reading “They say I am quite photogenic and have a lovely smile!” – Niyati Joshi

Mahima Mehta

Who is the girl with Anjala Zaveri in reddish-purple top in Everest Masala ad? Who is the model in Labonito ad with R. Madhavan? Who is the mom in pink with a beautiful smile in Colgate Dental Cream commercial? What is the name of the beauty in blue dress in…. Imagine the kind of search engine keyword strings that Indian Ad Divas attracts! I understand how annoying it is not to know anything … Continue reading Mahima Mehta

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Parul Gulati

The simple, sweet, innocent-looking, and forever teen posing on hoardings with Coke is Parul Gulati (awaiting a good click to upload). The exemplary model is (/was) associated with a ton of multi-million brands, including Tata AIG Life, Cadbury, Images Bazaar, Shoppers Stop, Parle, Malabar Mine Diamonds, Fair and Lovely, Godrej Hit, Amul, Nomarks Teens, Happydent White, Clear Shampoo, North Eye, Lovely Professional University, and so on. Enjoy the TVC shows below! Parul … Continue reading Parul Gulati