Sushant Singh Rajput & Shraddha to walk for Manish Malhotra at LFW

Actors Sushant Singh Rajput and Shraddha Kapoor will turn showstoppers for ace fashion designer Manish Malhotra at Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2016. The 50-year-old designer announced it himself on Twitter.

“For the first time @ShraddhaKapoor @itsSSR together for my #fashionshow as my #muses @LakmeFashionWk @EtihadAirways @MMalhotraworld,” he wrote on the micro-blogging site.

Manish Malhotra, who has styled celebrities like Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Kareena Kapoor, Sonam Kapoor and Shah Rukh Khan among several others, will be showcasing his collection on the opening day of the five-day gala on August 24.

The designer also shared this would be the first time the 'Kai Po Che!' actor and the 'Baaghi' actress together will turn muse for him. It will also be Sushant’s debut on the ramp, while Shraddha debuted on the ramp 6 years ago sashaying for designer Anju Modi.

The 30-year-old actor who is gearing up for the release of biopic ‘M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story,’ is thrilled to make his ramp debut with Bollywood’s most famous costume designer. Sushant shared his excitement on Twitter and wrote, “And I am extremely excited..:)) This will be my debut on ramp and what a start ..:) for rockstar @ManishMalhotra.”

Sushant and Shraddha have never paired on screen. It will be interesting to see how the duo look together.

Meanwhile, Shraddha will be returning for the fashion extravaganza from Cape Town where she has been busy shooting for her film ‘Half Girlfriend’.

To be presented in collaboration with Etihad Airways the show is touted to be all about celebrations and wedding. Manish Malhotra’s collection will highlight Indian craftsmanship combined with modern silhouettes, besides his signature embroidery work with textured colours meshing with subtle shimmer and sparkle.