“Anurag Makeup Mantra”

BEAUTIFULLY DRAMATIC, ARTISTIC MAKE-UP THAT IS INSPIRED BY NATURE AND FLOWERS! Anurag Jaiswal Annual hair and Make up seminar  “Anurag Makeup Mantra” – Gives You Insights Of Makeup To Learn And Master It , with Elena Kazan




Judges being Pandari Dada and Seema  

Industrialist and Philanthropist Aneel Murarka and Shweta Khanduri one of the elite attendees. 

It rained glamour with hair & make up carnival along with Bridal Make up competition. It was nothing but a bright opportunity to meet the maestro and learn how to find your correct skin tone, easy eyes, makeup applications, countering, highlighting and other pro tips and techniques under the patronage of ace makeup artist Anurag Jaiswal.

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Anurag Jaiswal brought his signature flair of hair and makeup with high impact inspired theme with the effective usage of nature and flowers. What a treat to one’s eyes when the maestro glorified his art and experience on renowned models like Elena Kazan, Sanjana Singh, Julia, Helena And Liza,Anurag Jaiswal and vowed the audience with is best make up tips.It was a full house with the seminar attendees from all over the country , the fashion show displaying the hair and make up was an exquisite show .

Holding a penchant for hair and makeup and having a vast client with the who’s who of Bollywood, Anurag Jaiswal mentions “Many of my pieces have been inspired by the colorful natural world—in addition to flowers and feathers, some of the most wonderful creations feature what seem to be live snails and insects. While these are unlikely to be what regular women wear on a daily basis, they would definitely make a brilliant statement for special events or a fantasy-themed fashion photo shoot”.  


Anurag Jaiswal was always fascinated by beautiful, aesthetic things. His interest in the field of makeup ignited when he was only 8 years old. The curiosity grew as years passed by. He started his career in the makeup field at the age of 12 in the year 1997. In major cities of the country, he has organized number of seminars and workshops on bridal makeup. He initiated bridal makeup from the age of 12 years. He is a dynamic artist and keeps experimenting to create different looks. He is currently engage in doing makeup in the fashion and film industry, advertisements, photographs, TV shows, stage shows and the theatre. He has established his own make up studio in Kolkata and Mumbai. In his professional life till date, the pioneer has done at least ten thousand bridal makeups, and has judged a huge number of makeup shows.

Anurag’s hand creativity, his thinking and his visualization are his favorite tools. With every moment of his life his is still learning by the art of nature. His wish is to pour all his knowledge to satisfy quests of his readers & bring smiles to their smiles.

Unveiling The Special Ciroc Filmfare Glamour & Style Awards Issue

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The Ciroc Filmfare Glamour & Style Awards special issue was launched by Karan Johar – winner of the Most Glamourous Director Award and Manish Malhotra – Winner of Most Glamourous Designer; along with Mr. Jitesh Pillai – Editor Filmfare and Mr. Bhavesh Somaya, Marketing and Innovation Director, Diageo India at J.W Marriott, Juhu.

The inaugural Ciroc Filmfare Glamour & Style Awards was an occasion to celebrate the most stylish and trend setting stars of Bollywood. The event was an unprecedented success with the who’s who of glitterati turning out in big numbers. From Amitabh Bachchan and Sridevi to Sidharth Malhotra and Alia Bhatt, everyone walked in their sartorial best and everyone from Akshay Kumar to Karan Johar to Manish Malhotra took home the illustrious new trophy. The chic evening had dazzling performances by popular singer/composer Gingger Shankar and singer/song-writer Nikhil D’Souza. The stunning Kamal Sidhu, who was the emcee of the night, brought the house down with her witticisms.

Special occasions call for special efforts. An opulent set was designed at the venue itself to lend elegance and exclusivity to the photos. Ace fashion photographer Arjun Mark brought his unique touch to the pictures of the winners. The result was a master stroke of creation, a three-page centerfold capturing the winners in all their glory.

The Awards Issue celebrates the occasion on paper, with the show report giving you an insider’s account of all the crazy happenings, the issue also highlights who wore what and by whom on the red carpet. It’s the definitive almanac on movie world fashion. It also contains a detailed pictorial essay on our trophy winners.

   Smile Foundation’s Ramp for Champs -7th Edition

By Aryeman Raj

An Initiative by Smile Foundation to raise support for education of the girl child


Smile Foundation, a national level development organization, showcased the 7th edition of its fundraiser ‘Ramp for Champs’ today at Hotel Renaissance, Powai and it was attended by the who’s who of the city. With a special focus on education for the girl children, funds raised from Ramp for Champs will be utilized through Smile Foundation’s national level programme – Mission Education.

India’s only charity fashion event at national level, Ramp For Champs Mumbai edition had a robust line-up of 50 participating achievers and personalities from all walks of life. A number of responsible corporate had also joined the event to celebrate the very best of fashion and creative talent along with supporting a noble cause.

Speaking on the occasion Mr. Neeraj Agarwal, Executive Director, Corporate Communication, LIC India said, “How we care for our children, protect their welfare and give them at least a fighting chance for a brighter, fulfilling future reflects our attitude to society. This event is a bridge to their aspirations and our willingness to support their cause. We appreciate Smile Foundation’s service in bringing dignity, in a holistic way, in the lives of innocent children and communities.”

The event started with a very special performance by singers Abhiruchi Singh who has dedicated a song “Udd Chali” to Smile Foundation’s girl child empowerment initiative. Ace singer Divya Kumar and choreographer-actor Ganesh Acharya also performed during the event captivating the crowd with their mesmerising performances.

Huma Qureshi who was the face of this initiative walked as the event Show Stopper. Speaking about this association Ms.Huma Qureshi said, “I am extremely delighted to associate with Smile Foundation to support the cause of girl child education. Ramp for Champs is a wonderful opportunity for individuals like us  to come forward and sensitize more people to be the change they wish to see in the world .66 million girls in India are waiting to be in school ,this event is a humble step towards spreading smiles amongst a few of them . We come from a world of glamour wherein being beautiful is extremely important. However, a platform like Ramp for Champs makes us more responsible and purposeful which all together makes us more beautiful humans”.

Star designers Archana Kochhar and Preety’s Designer Hut extended their support to the cause by showcasing their special collections not with the models but with their muses who were their celebrities and high profile clients.

Ace-Couturier Archana Kochhar who is also the Goodwill Ambassador for Girl Child Education with Smile Foundation has great fellowship for fashion and is feasting her clients through three operational prêt stores in Mumbai. Born in fashion hub of India, Mumbai Archana Kochhar has diverse proficiency for designing and creating excellent outfits. Her muses for the show had eminent personalities from all fields like acting, singing, chefs, working woman to homemakers. Her power list consisted of Huma Qureshi , Krishika Lulla ,Urvashi Sharma walked with her two beautiful daughters  Parinishta and Samaira , Dimple Nahar , Shobha Lakhani, Ragini Khanna, Manara Handa,Rashmi Desai, Nazneen Patel, Surbhi Jyoti,Aishwarya Sakhuja,Nataliya Kozhenova ,Teejay Sidhu ,Tia Bajpai, Ekta Kaul ,Harshali Zine,Poornima , Bhoomi Trivedi , Rajneesh Duggal , 4 Times Michelin Starred Chef Vikas Khanna , Mukesh Chabbra , Rahul Roy, Karan Tacker, Karanvir Bohra,  Ameet Sareen, Divya Kumar, Gaurav Sethi and Sahil Anand.

Preety’s Designhut, what started as a humble small scale business venture, has today gradually evolved into an emerging empire of traditional attire. Preety’s collection is inspired from the Mother Earth “Bhoomi” – she is a perfect blend of heart and soul, at the birth of a child a mother is borne, she with enchanting confidence and lives her life surrounded by abundance and compassion. Her muses for this event were Tapsee Pannu , VJ Andy , Bhumi  Chawda , Anjali Ahuja, Tina Chopra, Charmi shah , Chahat Khanna, Chanchal Jain , Kavita Paudwal,  Rinku Dudani , Shibani Kashyap , Jharna savla ,Bobby khan with wife,  Tina Dutta , Simple Kaur , Shraddha , Evelyn sharma and Mahaakshay Chakraborty who are the lead pair for the upcoming film Ishqedarriyaan .

The event was successfully supported by various partners. This Ramp For Champs was presented by LIC of India. Other valuable partners were Nerolac, Colors, Big Brother Foundation, Copperstone, The Renaissance Hotel, Truefitt & Hills, Proton Communications, Chandrakala Sanap, Gaurav Sethi Photographer, Stardust Magazine and Moryaas Multimedia Pvt. Ltd.

‘Code by Lifestyle’ signs Farhan Akhtar as Brand Ambassador

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Lifestyle International Pvt Ltd has announced that they have signed charismatic Bollywood Superstar, Farhan Akhtar as the Brand Ambassador for theircontemporary menswear brand – Code by Lifestyle. Code by Lifestyle, with its wide range of offering in the formal and smart casual menswear space, appeals to the New Age Man who is ambitious, an achiever and always dresses sharp. With this association, Code by Lifestyle aims to further enhance its appeal amongst its target audience, most of whom see Farhan as an inspiration as he continues to redefine the boundaries of success with his creativity, stellar achievements and enigmatic persona.

At a highly stylish event in Mumbai, Farhan took centre stage along with Kabir Lumba, Managing Director – Lifestyle International Pvt Ltd to unveil the new campaign “Farhan Akhtar for Code by Lifestyle”. The new campaign captures the myriad facets of Farhan in the latest Spring Summer collection of the brand while highlighting the brand’s key philosophy ‘Live by your Code’ that is perfectly embodied by Farhan. This new brand campaign will be rolled out across outdoors, print, digital and in-store this March.

Commenting about the association, Mr. Kabir Lumba, Managing Director, Lifestyle International Pvt. Ltd. said, “Code by Lifestyle has emerged as the most preferred smart dressing brand targeted at the new age man who has a keen sense of style and always dresses sharp. Farhan wholly symbolises the Code Man with his effortless style, confidence and versatility. A source of inspiration for many, Farhan’s achievements as a multi-talented star coupled with his inspiring persona make him the ultimate style icon. We are happy to have him as our brand ambassador.”

Farhan Akhtar added, “I really like the collection Code has. The apparels are both trendy and stylish. It’s great to be representing the brand.

Code by Lifestyle consists of sophisticated formal wear and vibrant casual ensembles that fulfil the fashion needs of smart, urban male in the 22-35 years age group. The latest range has been crafted keeping global trends in mind and offers stylish looks in formal and casual wear. Code Formals boast of elegant cuts in a rich palette of blues, pepper greens and coral pinks juxtaposed with neutral khakhis and greys in the finest of fabrics such as cottons and linens.  Code Casuals comprises of a sunny range of blazers, shirts, trousers and T-shirts  in sporty stripes, romantic pastels and stylish prints. Daffodil yellow, indigo and salmon hues in summery fabrics lend character to this range. Presenting Farhan Akhtar’s fans a golden opportunity to sport the look of their favourite star, the collection is available across all Lifestyle stores and is priced between Rs 599/- and Rs 4,599/-.

Kranti Redkar’s film Kaakan all set to create milestones.


The much talked movie launched its music at the party on Wednesday evening in the presence of the entire Kaakan music team and industry dignitaries. The music created a romantic mood in the air making the evening a memorable one.

Kranti Redkar along with her flair of direction added to the surprise by unveiling her hidden talent of lyricist. Kranti has written two songs ‘Suki Poli…’ sung by Shriram Iyer and ‘Saajana…’ soulfully sung by Hamsika Iyer co-written with Omkar Mangesh Datt.

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The remaining three song’s interesting words are written by Omkar Mangesh Datt and music beautifully crafted by Music Director Ajay Singha. The most talked song and title track ‘Kaakan…’ is sung by the renowned Shankar Mahadevan and the melodious Neha Rajpal.

The other two absolutely addictive songs ‘Gopi Dada…’ is sung by Shriram Iyer and ‘Wedyanche Ghar Unhaat…’ is sung by Swapnil Bandodkar adding their own magic to it.

Adding to the mood for the evening, the audiences present at the party witnessed LIVE unplugged performances by the singers and trailer launch of Kaakan leaving everyone more curious. The audience was appalled by the highlighting performances of Urmila and Jitendra as they came on the stage as their movie character ‘Sudha’ and‘Kisu’ for the title track. To continue with the fun ride, notorious Gopi dada act was performed LIVE by Ashitosh Gaikwad getting everybody into the groove and foot tapping mood. The soothing song took each one present into a different era truly making it an apt song for the movie. The movie offers songs for various moods from fun; love to sacrifice. The music launch filled with LIVE performances was in presence of entire team of Kaakan Jitendra Joshi, Urmila Kanetkar Kothare, Madhavi Juvekar, Aashok Shinde and child actors Ashitosh Gaikwad andAakash Banerjee