BTFW Day 1: A Glamorous & An Inclusive 'Sindoor Khela'

Last night Mumbai witnessed an array of models sashaying down the runway in designer Rohit Verma’s exclusive collection ‘Sindoor Khela’...

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Last night Mumbai witnessed an array of models sashaying down the runway in designer Rohit Verma’s exclusive collection ‘Sindoor Khela’ that spotlights crusaders of several social atrocities against women. Ample Missiion Foundation which initiated this movement of Gender Inclusivity, took the matter this time a notch higher in the second edition. 

The most significant highlight of the show was taking the cause to the next level from 2019; adding to the earlier show; first of its kind for a transwoman, this time the ramp witnessed acid attack survivors, trans-women flaunting the beautiful collection with their confidence and grace. 

Along with professional runway models, the show also included inspiring personalities who stand as a classic example of how women have taken to the world and risen like a phoenix from all atrocities that they were put through time and again. 

These women are proud of their identity and their stories because they traversed through the situation thrown at them. Some of these inspiring individuals were Vishal Aditya Singh, Rashmi Desai, artist Kalpana Gandhi and many other names like Zakira Shaikh who is an acid attack survivor, Ganga Julie, and Sonu, who represented the transgender community on the ramp. Actress Urvashi Rautela walked as the Showstopper, Hailing from different backgrounds, everyone on the ramp represented strength and valor...

Kahiin Kisii Roz fame Mouli Ganguly arrived on the ramp in an off-shoulder design by Rohit Verma.

Mouni Ganguly

Urvashi Dholakia sported a draped design and her chic bob!

Urvashi Dholakia

Gorgeous guest, Gia Manek makes a simple but stylish case of saree with this striped drape.

Gia Manek

Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai fame, Karan Mehra walked the ramp with his actress wife Nisha Rawal. Rohit wore a white cotton draped kurta and bandhgala jacket, while Nisha Rawal looked absolutely elegant in a red frilly saree.

Karan Mehra

Rashami Desai  twirled and stunned in a white lehenga and corset style choli for the designer's runway.

Rashami Desai

Actress, Urvashi Rautela wrapped up the show with her show stopper act with a bridal get up.

Urvashi Rautella

Rohit Verma's runway that represented strength and inclusivity saw Ganga, Julie and Sonu representing the transgender community and a brave acid attack survivor Zakira Shaik stun the runway.

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Rohit Verma and his arsenal of strong women from different walks of life.

Rohit Verma

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Nisha Rawal

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Mouli Ganguly

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Urvashi Dholakia

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Karan Mehra

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Rashami Desai

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Giaa Manek

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Vishal Aaditya Singh

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Urvashi Rautela

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