Uttarakhand people are leading in every sector, either its army or IT so how come they left behind in the fashion industry. There are hundreds of male and female models from Uttarakhand who are shining in the fashion industry. Here we are listing the 7 Uttarakhand models who are leading the industry.
Lakshmi Rana, Dehradun
The Goddess of ramp Laksmi Rana has been one of the highest paid models in the last few decades. Lakshmi Rana hails from Dehradun and was married to Garhwali Army Officer. The scintillating diva has walked for all major designers in India and has worked with international brands and designers as well.
Ravi Goswami, Pithoragarh
Handsome hunk, Ravi Goswami, hails from Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand. Ravi has worked for over a decade in India and walked for all leading fashion designers. Currently, the curly-haired model is associated with agencies based in Paris, Milan & Miami.
Himanshu Shailey, Chamoli
Cricketer turned model Himanshu Shailey hails from Chamoli but was brought up in Delhi. Himanshu wanted to be a cricketer and even played in Ranji but destiny had something else in store for him. Himanshu started his career with JJ Valaya. He has been the showstopper for key designers in all big fashion weeks.
Apurav Nautiyal, Tehri
Raymond’s poster boy hails from Tehri, Garhwal. Apoorva has been a part of fashion shows of all big designers and is one of the faces who get featured repeatedly in Sabhya Sachi Couture along with supermodels like Archana Kumar. He is one of the most desired models amongst Indian Fashion Designers. His clean features and edgy looks make him Sabya’s favorite muse.
Ashish Bisht, Almora
Calling him king of commercials would not be an exaggeration. He was born in Almora to a Kumaoni family. Later Ashish moved to Delhi with his family and worked for countless big brand names like Pepsi, Nokia, FedEx, Coke, Shiksha.com, Toyota, Center Fresh, Fairness Active cream, Edit TV, Eurotech, RMVK, Marine Institute, AAC cement, Essel world Reliance, Tata Vista, V care hair growth, Sathya Electronics, Skoda, Parle Kismi, Ponds, Tata Docomo etc. The long list of TV commercials he has been a part of saying enough about the model sweeping everyone with his pahari charm since the time he began.
Swati Semwal, Dehradun
Swati was born in Dehradun in a Garhwali family. She completed her education in Dehradun and moved to Mumbai to be a model. Swati is a label – possessor amongst the most well-liked ad shows in the industry. Swati had additionally worked for some big brands, for example, Paragon, Himalaya, Virgin Mobile, Chevrolet, Pizza Hut
Manasvi Mamgai, Almora
Manasvi was born in the district of Almora, Uttarakhand and was raised in Chandigarh & Delhi. She comes from a traditional Kumaoni (Pahari) family. Manasvi in the present time is a compelling model and performer. She was crowned Femina Miss India 2010, Miss Tourism International 2008 and Elite Model Look India in 2006. She shot campaigns for Fair and Lovely, TarunTahiliani, Manish Malhotra and various others. The beauty also shot fashion features for top Indian and international magazines.
Uttarakhand is the treasure ground for talented and blessed individuals from all walks of life who are achieving unstoppable. These models have never given up their individuality of their homeland, facing the competition posed from the world.