Athiya Shetty turns showstopper for Rohit Gandhi & Rahul Khanna


Actress Athiya Shetty who made her Bollywood debut about a month ago with Salman Khan’s production ‘Hero’, will walk the ramp as showstopper for designer duo Rohit Gandhi and Rahul Khanna at the Amazon India Fashion Week (AIFW) Spring Summer 2016 in New Delhi on Saturday, October 10.

Athiya who is also the brand ambassador for Maybelline New York will showcase the designers' prêt collection, inspired by the Maybelline woman who is modern, edgy, ambitious and diverse. The theme of their collection this year is 'Many Mazes, Many Minds'.

 The ensembles that will be showcased comprise of structured silhouettes in mesh, silk organza which will be more highlighted with unique motifs, tone on tone embellishments and Rorschach embroideries.

The colours range from vivid tones of mint, white, coral, sky hues, frost and black which form a strong part of the collection. A stark combination of black and white stripes has also been used which are in sync with Maybelline's motto of 'Make It Happen'.

“We are extremely excited to have Athiya Shetty make a debut for Maybelline New York at the grand platform of Amazon India Fashion Week. With established designers like Rohit Gandhi and Rahul Khanna, we look forward to a creating a show that will inspire women to express themselves with the power of make-up,” Pooja Sahgal, general manager- marketing, Maybelline New York, said in a statement.

Athiya has already made her debut on the ramp with her ‘Hero’ co-star Sooraj Pancholi at the BMW India Bridal Fashion Week held earlier in August, prior to the release of her maiden Bollywood venture.

The five-day fashion event that began on Wednesday, Oct 7 has not seen much of Bollywood celebs so far. Only actresses Konkona Sen Sharma, Mini Mathur, Deepti Naval and Soha Ali Khan were spotted at the event on the first day when the collection of designer Sanjay Garg of the Raw Mango brand was being showcased.