Anita Dongre’s passion for her art continues to find meaningful expression and tangible existence with the showcasing of her labels titled ‘ANITA DONGRE TIMELESS’ Diffusion Collection ’10 & ‘ANITA DONGRE IINTERPRET’s ‘10 Collection at Lakme Fashion Week ‘10. Revisiting her roots once again, the designer treads through nostalgic memory lanes of Jaipur, the regal pink city in search of creativity, insight and vision.
Gul Panag, 3 January 1979 born in Chandigarh, India - a Bollywood actress, model, and former beauty queen who competed in the Miss Universe pageant.
Her films include Dor, Manorama Six Feet Under, Hello, and Straight Anubhav & Rann etc. Having won the coveted Miss India title in 1999, and was crowned Miss Beautiful Smile at the same pageant. Her career in movies, with the film Dhoop. Since then, she has worked in many films and the TV series Kashmeer-(STAR Plus)(her acting debut with this beautiful series directed by veteran Suhail Tatari, and in her very first project stole hearts and won herself a Best Actress nomination). Kisme Kitna Hai Dum - A fun show with Karaoke as its theme, it saw Gul taking up for all the boys on the show. Musafir Hoon Yaron (A keen traveler herself, Gul simply could not resist the temptation of being a part of a Travel show - Star Plus),Khoobsoorat (hosting beauty and life style show;Zee TV) , Having received widespread acclaim for her astute assaying of the role of Zeenat Fatima in the 2006 Nagesh Kukunoor film, Dor(Screen Award for Best Actress In A Supporting Role). The 2007 film, Manorama Six Feet Under, inspired by Film Chinatown, earned her good reviews. In 2008, she acted in the films Hello (Stardust Award for Best Actress In A Supporting Role) and Summer 2007. 2009 lineup included the movies Straight and A Rectangular Love Story She recently featured in Rann in an insignificant role. Gul appeared on the front page of Maxim Magazine - a major photoshoot in Sep 2008. 'Won Zee Cine Critics Award - for Best Actress. As should not be a surprise to anyone, Gul has been a highly successful model, appearing in numerous ads in the TV and print media over the past decade or so (Most notably - The Titan Raga watches ads, and most recently in the Tata Sky ads along with Aamir Khan). Gul is the brand ambassador for Tata Sky, along with Aamir Khan.
A highly techno-savvy lady, with strong and interesting views on most subjects. She is highly active on Twitter, and has a huge base of followers on the same. So much so that, Twitter appointed her as their official ambassador at the recently concluded "Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week" Event@Delhi, to cover the happenings/proceedings on the micro-blogging site.
An avid reader,And an Adventurer, A Marathon Runner, having love for Horses. & is bitten by the Travel Bug.
Designer, par excellence, Anita Dongre has been at the forefront of the Indian fashion scene for a number of years. Widely known and respected in the Indian fashion fraternity for her unrelenting passion and inexhaustible creativity, Anita has slowly but surely carved her own niche and created an empire that any designer would aspire to accomplish. Anita’s inimitable creations have graced award shows, global red carpets, international catwalks and the pages of many a glossies, alike. Adorned by some of the foremost celebrities in the country both on and off screen. Her name has become synonymous with a certain caliber of unmatched quality, taste, class and distinction.
From prêt to couture, traditional to contemporary, classic to avant-garde and desi to global, Anita Dongre’s creations bear a mark that is distinctively her own. Today, the designer has to her credit six very unique, very individual brands under her fashion umbrella. Her signature labels include ANITA DONGRE TIMELESS, ANITA DONGRE IINTER-PRE’T & GRASSROOT.
Those apart, Anita is also the Creative Director to two other popular High Street brands, AND & GLOBAL DESI. as well as CLAY Wellness, a centre that harmoniously blendes wellness and lifestyle management.
Even if not for the many achievements, awards and accolades that she has accumulated over the years. Just for her tenacious ardor, zealous creativity and enduring romance with her vocation, Anita Dongre, inarguably, is one Indian designer who truly stands in a league of her own.
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