Max, country's largest fashion brand and elite, global talent management company, are back with the 5th edition of 'Elite Model Look India 2018', one of the most sought-after and prestigious contests in the category.
The contest is an opportunity for thousands of boys and girls to become the next international supermodel and reach great heights like Cindy Crawford, Stephanie Seymour, Gisele Bundchen, Sigrid Agren and Constance Jablonski.
The contest that travelled 4 cities naming, Mumbai, Delhi, Hyderabad and Bangalore this year, shortlisted 50 contestants in its preliminary regional casting rounds. These contestants reached Mumbai recently for the next level of selection, national casting.
National casting took place at Hotel Sofitel in Mumbai. The panel of jury included Jennifer May Cope - Elite Model Look International, Alesia Raut - supermodel & VJ, Candice Pinto - supermodel, Gavin Miguel - couturier and Marc Robinson - licensee - Elite Model Look India.
Girls: Akshara Jandhyala (Bangalore), Anushka Dhaka (Delhi), Diya Palit (Mumbai), Namrata Nair (Bangalore), Palak Thakur (Delhi), Saloni Borate (Mumbai), Sanmathi Wagle (Bangalore) and Veronica Ruby (Bangalore)
Boys: G. Sharath Chandan (Hyderabad), Jaisurya Jakhar (Delhi), Kapil Bishnoi (Delhi), Kenneth Alexander (Bangalore), Kevin Alexander (Bangalore), Prateek Singh (Mumbai), Rajkumar Jain (Hyderabad) and Sajid Shaikh (Mumbai).
The contest has now entered its final leg. All the finalists will undergo rigorous training and will be groomed under industry experts including Marc Robinson. These grooming sessions will help aspiring models to understand the concept of stage presentation, poise and most importantly to be confident. A weeklong of makeovers, photo-shoots, fittings and rehearsals have been scheduled to introduce the contestants to the world of modelling.
They will be put on their road to success through guidance and mentoring by industry gurus right up to the India finale, scheduled to take place in Mumbai in October this year. The ultimate goal is to win a place in the world final and represent India at international level. The winners will aim for the supermodel trophy and will also secure a two-year contract with the Elite agency.
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