Music Video ‘Ishq Ke Nishaan’ To Be Launched With An Australian Themed Masquerade Party

The Hottest song of the Year ‘Ishq Ke Nishaan‘ is ready hit the screens and be a party track. It is the boldest move for any production house to have taken in the entertainment market in India. Interestingly, the bold scenes have been performed by both international and Indian models and actors. It was entirely shot in Melbourne, Australia.

Remember ‘Banno Tera Swagger‘ from ‘Tanu Weds Manu Returns’? The singer Swati Sharma is giving a sensational makeover to her voice with this bold song where she’s teamed with the duo Reath Tarun consisting of modern Qawali singer Wajhi Farooqi of the ‘Khawaja Ki Deewani‘ fame and Tarun Sharma famous for the male cover for ‘Inn Ankhon Ki Masti’. The song is directed by Amna Irshad. The music video is being released by Party Squad Entertainment who are all set to launch their styling cell Party Squad, an event styling, in India.

Along with this launch, the ‘Ishq Ke Nishaan’ music video which will be released on 18th November 2017 at The House, Versova in a grand event among well known celebrities in attendance with an Australian Masquerade theme. Making this party even more worth wanting to be a part of would be DJ Jazzie Jaz flying all the way from Aussie land to make the attendees groove to his EDM tunes. Party Sqaud will have two of their entertaining DJs, DJ Eddie (Aditya Soneja) and DJ Ciatrix from the party capital of Delhi along with Mumbai based DJ, The Bearded Guy (Vishvanshu Pahwa) who will be spinning tunes as well!

To get your updates on the event and it’s ticket pricing, check out the Facebook Mumbai Event Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/372223799873250/?ti=icl

Successful launch for the same video in Melbourne on 22nd September – https://www.facebook.com/events/118056605521349/?active_tab=about

Book your Tickets here: https://www.eventshigh.com/detail/Mumbai/641a6caecaf9e58d1b99ef93ff53575f

What are you waiting for? Get your best dress out with a matching mask and let your personality out as a Stranger!

 

More about the Party Squad:

Party Squad Entertainment started with a vision of bringing quality music and quality crowd to Melbourne’s and Sydney’s Indian community. PSE is all about representing Melbourne’s night life to the world and we strive to take our initial thought to the world, hence we are about to start our international operations from May 2017. After delivering a successful EDM INDOOR FESTIVAL (ILLUSION FIESTA on 26th August) and then we brought a new international artist every month to Australia since then and recently we have started invite only night club events since March 2017. We have been supporting a lot of small business in the community to help them grow along with us and now we are on a journey to diversify our portfolio with Diversity Fashion Weekend along with SSS to bring out fashion from Asia to Melbourne and Making it a style statement for Australia in next coming years.

Party Squad is a Melbourne based event styling company which started with their first event Illusion Fiesta in 2014 providing Indian EDM an indoor music festival to Melbourne for the first time. However our patrons wanted something exclusive, something classy and stylish where it’s not just about an artist, it’s about an experience of uniqueness and then we began the underground exclusive story of our NICHE Event. Straight after we have worked on a team with highly enthusiastic people with a sharp vision and we now call them PartyPreneurs – it’s a PSE thing. Our PartyPreneurs exist in every city where we do events like Mumbai, Delhi, Sydney, Melbourne, Auckland, Jakarta and Bali etc.

The artist events that we have organized – including Australia NZ tour for Nucleya, The Bearded Guy, Zack Knight & Jasmin Walia, Bilal Saeed & Neha Kakkar, Bohemia & Deep Jandu!
The events that we have marketed & creative designed – for Salman Khan (Da-Bangg Tour), A R Rahman, Hardy Sandhu & IKKA, Ayushmann Khurrana just to name a few.

Our Vision:

• The experience – taking Bollywood to the world and party tours all around world.
• Safety and security – we make sure our patrons and that means each one of our clients are home safe and been looked after throughout the event as our due diligence
• Invite only – making sure that crowd is known to us and if not invited, shouldn’t be allowed.

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Throwback To Last Week’s Promising ‘Max Emerging Star 2017’ With Gems Like Pranali Mistry, Akarsh Alagh & Swayenshu Mohanty Crowned As Winners

Max Fashion, the country’s largest international fashion brand, recently launched Max Emerging Star. Max Emerging star is a property specifically targeted to enable aspirants’ dreams of getting their foothold in the Bollywood, entertainment and glamour industry. The Grand finale happened at a fashionable evening at the High Street Phoenix, South Mumbai on the 19th of April (last week).

This year, the competition took place in Vadodara, Vishakhapatnam, Bhubaneswar and Lucknow and the response was phenomenal with a total of more than 5000 entries.

Max Emerging Star 2017 is associated with eminent stars from Bollywood namely, acting Legend Anupam Kher and India’s favourite Dance Guru Terence Lewis, along with actor and supermodel Marc Robinson providing the perfect platform for contestants to gain their foothold in the Bollywood and entertainment industry. Additionally as part of the jury panel was Max’s Executive Director Mr. Vasanth Kumar.

The Contestants were evaluated based on their acting, dancing along with their fashion quotient.

 

Winner of Max Emerging Star 2017 (Male) – AKARSH ALAGH (Lucknow) and SWAYENSHU MOHANTY (Bhubaneshwar).

 

Winner of Max Emerging Star 2017 (Female) – PRANALI MISTRY (Vadodara)

Each of the winners get a diploma acting program at Anupam Kher’s Actor Prepares – The school for actors and an intensive dance program with Terence Lewis Professional Training Institute.

The 2017 edition of the Max Emerging Star ended with a Bang. Echoing these thoughts Mr. Anupam Kher said Max Emerging Star is a great initiative by MAX and Marc Robinson for promoting new talent in the film, fashion and glamour industry for deserving boys and girls hailing from smart cities and small towns to get mentored by the best in the film and fashion industry. Actor Prepares is happy to support and provide a platform for such talent to achieve their dreams.”

India’s favourite Dance Guru Terence Lewis, whose troupe of dancers added the extra glamour to the evening added, Max Emerging Star is a wonderful platform that allows young men n women to get ahead in the world of entertainment by giving them the right tools to the craft such as acting, dance n Grooming skills along with right exposure and making inroads for them!”

 

Commenting on the finale of the much talked about ‘Max Emerging Star’, Mr. Vasanth Kumar, Executive Director – Max Fashion said, “Hearty congratulations to the winners of Max Emerging Star. As the country’s largest international fashion brand, we believe that India’s talent pool in smart cities is rich and diverse. The winners of tonight are the names and faces to watch out for in the future. We were very excited to receive such a phenomenal response from across the country as thousands of young boys and girls participated to fulfill their dreams of getting a step closer to entering Bollywood and Glamour World.”

 

Marc Robinson, Project Head-Max Fashion, responsible for curating this exciting property, also said, “Max Emerging Star is the only credible talent search for young boys and girls from small towns with aspirations of getting a break in Bollywood and the entertainment and glamour industry in India. Being groomed and mentored by industry leaders like Anupam Kher and Terence Lewis in Mumbai over a period of time, ensues that the MES winners from small towns are on the right track towards fulfilling their dreams towards STARDOM”.

Style Moguls And Spectacular Themes Sparkled INIFD VASHI’s IVANA 2017 Fashion Show

International Institute of Fashion Design (iNIFD), the world’s largest Design Institute proudly celebrated their much awaited IVANA 2017, an annual fashion show by the graduating students on 15th April 2017 at Four Points by Sheraton, Vashi. INIFD Vashi has come a long way making its mark in Fashion Designing & Interior Designing creating distinct environment of excellence in fashion education.

This year, IVANA 2017, promised to be a creative extravaganza by the graduating students of INIFD Vashi who showcased collections based on innovative themes & concepts. These themes included transitions of Mother Nature like the seasons and transformation of a moth into a butterfly, laser cutting, bright and spunky colors of spring, a pinch of bohemian influence on garments like jumpsuits, influences from marine life, safari wear, royal silhouettes, asymmetrical shapes and inspirations from the paper folding art of origami. What’s most interesting was that the students also created a line of maternity gowns with pastel colors and light fabrics like chiffon, georgette satin and net with embroidery embellishments.

 

Talking about the success of the show, Mr. Ashok Daryani, Managing Director, INIFD Vashi remarked, “We are glad that through IVANA 2017 we got to showcase an extraordinary collection by our students with full grandeur. The response from jury and , especially, Mrs. Amrita Fadnavis was amazing.”

 

 

“Our students had worked very hard for the last 3 months on their process books, spec sheets, toiles & garments. The jury members were really impressed by the students work and had guided them further for the final touches before the Final Show. The guest list was surprisingly great. I’m confident that Navi Mumbai had not witnessed a show like this before”, added Miss Ria Daryani, Centre Head, INIFD Vashi.

Pooja Sainani, Nishankh Sainani, Kanwaljeet Singh, Ria Daryani and Imaam Siddiqui at INIFD Annual Fashion Event

The show had a long list of Socialite, Entrepreneurs, top models & celebrity line ups from various fields which included the prestigious singer and wife of the CM of Maharashtra, Mrs. Amruta Fadnavis as the Chief Guest, Bigg Boss fame Imam Siddique, the fashion magnate Kanwaljeet Singh, Mrs. Earth India contestant Neelam Pawar, Mrs. India Globe 2015 winner Elakshi Gupta, Bhojpuri actress Pallavi Koli who was last seen in ‘Bhabhiji Ghar Par Hai!’, fashion designer Nishank Sainani, Doodle Art Productions’ creative head Smriti Chaturvedi, celebrity stylist Mitali Ambekar and Karmaveer Noble Laureate Vandana Bhardwaj. Top Models like Dipti Gujral as the showstopper, Khushboo Kankan, Shahnawaz & Nayan Chaudhary along with other female & male models scorched the ramp, under the choreography of Vishal Sawant.

Mr Khosla, Designer Kanwaljieet Singh, Ria Daryani, Ashok Daryani, Imaam Siddiqui at INIFD Annual Fashion Event Felicitating students

Geethika Kanumilli’s Summer Spring Collection Is Must Have For Every Bride!

The sun with its scorching heat up there & a bride who is all set to shine on her special day down here. With brides of today experimenting with colors for their many wedding occasions, labels which suit the weather & the right amount glitter for the special outfit are only a handful.
“Geethika Kanumilli” is one such label that offers a range of Elegant and effortless clothing. The silhouettes are clean and well defined. The label is known if for a beautiful range of fresh colours and handcrafted Indian bridal wear chic indo-western wear.
The collection offers classy yet effortless silhouettes with fresh and fun shades such as crimson, flamingo pink, limpet shell mint, lime and buttercup yellow which perfectly suits modern day bride. The sheer gorgeousness of the colours and the feminine silhouettes are bridal dream come true. For any bride seeking to be comfortable yet stand out on her big day, an outfit from the Geethika Kanumilli is the right choice to make!

REVIEW: ‘Akuri…And A Pinch Of Hope’ Will Change The Way You Look At Life!

In the day & age when glamour has conquered the entertainment space, Jamshid Roointon’s ‘Akuri…and a pinch of hope’ comes as a breath of fresh air with its story of a happy-go-lucky man’s encounter with another man who has lost all his hopes from life, at a Parsi Cafe. The film makes you realize that there’s still space for a clean & decent subject that could be relevant without being glossy.

This short film starts by walking the audience through the daily choirs of the character of Cyrus Irani which leads us into the Parsi Cafe. There he mets the annoying owner who is strictly business minded, after a short & funny encounter with him, Cyrus finds a seat for himself in the overly crowded cafe. He comes across a depressed Sadiq Sheikh who he shares a table with. Being the carefree individual he is & failing to notice the gloom on Sadiq’s face, Cryus goes onto rant about the condition of traffic in the city of Mumbai. At a point when Sadiq almost loses his control & tries to utter something taking enough of Cyrus’s nonsense, the duo is interrupted by the waiter with the order. Sadiq is then introduced to the recipe of Akuri, a Parsi styled scrambled eggs dish.

Cyrus goes on to compare the dish of Akuri to that of an emotion, a way of life. Distinguishing between the taste of Akuri & other scrambled eggs, Sadiq questions of what makes it different from the rest. That’s when Cyrus indulges Sadiq in a guessing game where for each bite taken Sadiq would have to guess an ingredient. Commencing with the presence of egg, Cyrus compares human beings to the egg that gets scrambled between knives which appear to be our problems & commitments in life. As he goes onto guessing more ingredients, Cyrus compares those tastes to the different experiences of life, some been salty, some spicy & some sour. They go onto to discover how hardwork & passion combine their efforts in making an individual move forward towards the goals of life. Cyrus then reveals a secret ingredient of Milk used in preparing Akuri, which gives life hope & positivity. We’re then introduced to the tagline for life coined by Cyrus, “Never Leave The Rope Of Hope” (Fun Fact: The introductory ‘Hope Ki Rope’ song has been crooned by celebrated Singer Shaan).

After this unforgettable encounter, the film shifts to focus on the life of Sadiq who runs through voice flashes of how screwed his life is in his mind. He recalls the moment right before he had met Cyrus where he promised God that a cigarette which he was about to smoke would be his life’s last cigarette. However, he fails to get it lit realizing that this wasn’t going to be the end of his journey of life. Sadiq then gets up to hug Cyrus & thanks him for showing him the true meaning of life through the delicacy of Akuri.

What happens after a few months when Cyrus receives an unknown parcel at the Parsi cafe is what you must find out by watching this short film produced by Axis Jump Films.

Recalling The Fabulous Finale Of Max Design Awards 2016-17

Mumbai turned into a fashion Mecca with 15 budding shortlisted designers putting forward the most magnificent show at the Max Design Awards 2016-17 Grand Finale that took place at Sophia College. The finale event, which was judged by esteemed panel of jury members including Fashion Designers Ms. Priyadarshini Rao, Mr. Varun Bahl and Mr. Nachiket Barve along with Executive Director – Max Fashion Mr. Vasanth Kumar, Vice President Design – Max Fashion Ms. Kamakshi Kaul and Project Head Mr. Marc Robinson, was a fitting ending to the contest, celebrating some of the best and the brightest talents in the country’s Fashion and Design Ecosystem.

(L-R) Nachiket Barve, Marc Robinson, Vasanth Kumar, Priyadarshini Rao, Varun Bahl, Kamakshi Kaul

MAX gave students with a passion for fashion design, the opportunity to showcase their skills, meet fashion industry stalwarts, and network with each other. The program that started in January 2017, witnessed over 350 entries from Pre-Final and Final Year Fashion Design students across selected and/or accredited fashion designing institutes of India. Students were asked to submit their designs based on theme ‘The Dark Side.’

The 15 shortlisted participants out of the 350 plus entries, were given a budget and time frame of a month to produce garments as per their sketches, for the grand finale. The show was a visual delight and the participants made it even more delightful with their unique array of looks representing ‘The Dark Side’ through western, fusion and Indian lines. The grand finale of Max Design Awards 2016-17 was nothing short of a celebration and it was lively and impactful to witness the creations and imaginations of the budding talents.

Final Winners are –

ANKIT KAJLA (NIFT, Bangalore), RISHIKA GUPTA (Pearl, Delhi) and TUSHAR JHA (NIFT, Mumbai).

Award for Best Ramp Appeal went to NAYANIKA BHARADWAJ (NIFT, Mumbai)

The Gratification for top 3 contestants includes internship with renowned designers of the Jury Panel, Cash prize of Rs. 50,000/- each and Photo Shoot with a renowned photographer which will be featured in the leading fashion magazine ELLE India. One winner will get a chance to be a part of Max Spring Summer’18 collection.

Speaking on the occasion VASANTH KUMAR, Executive Director, Max Fashion said, “It has been such a fantastic experience for MAX to host the Max Design Awards, this being the 3rd year. Our aim is to democratize fashion and give an opportunity to the young budding talents to showcase their work. Industry linked projects give these participants a platform to showcase and develop their work and spring board their career in the fashion industry. Such live projects- a ramp show, are vital in equipping participants with the experience needed to thrive in the Fashion industry.

Jury with the 03 winners with their designs

Max Fashion India Launches A New Property- ‘Max Emerging Star’

Max, the leading international fast fashion brand has announced its new property ‘Max Emerging Star’ which will serve as the perfect platform for India’s aspiring actors, dancers and fashion enthusiasts to fulfill their dreams and get groomed for superstardom. The contest is focused on the search for the most fashionable aspirant: Mr. and Miss Max Emerging Star, who has talent, the right body language, attitude and the passion to get closer to making it to Bollywood.

 

Nowadays, the harbinger of performing arts is not just metropolitan cities anymore, it is the Indian tier 2 cities that are now the new drivers of acting, dance and fashion. Even with the advent of communication technology, the locals do have to struggle as there are not many avenues or platforms for them to showcase their talent. Hence, with Max Emerging Star, Max aims at reaching out to these talents from small towns and provide them that perfect launch platform.

 

Starting off from 7th March this year, auditions for the contest will be held in 04 cities including Vadodara, Visakhapatnam, Bhubaneshwar and Lucknow. Contestants will be judged by an esteemed jury panel in each of these cities and winners will be announced. These city winners will then undergo a final selection round in Mumbai on 7th April. The jury panel for the final selection round includes acting legend ANUPAM KHER, Actor and supermodel MARC ROBINSON and India’s favorite dance Guru TERENCE LEWIS.

 

The schedule for the City Auditions is provided below –

 

Vadodara – Tuesday, 7th March 2017 at Inorbit Mall

Visakhapatnam – Saturday, 11th March 2017 at Chitralaya Mall

Bhubaneshwar – Thursday, 16th March 2017 at Rajmahal Chowk Store

Lucknow – Wednesday, 29th March 2017 at Fun Republic Mall

 

Registrations in each of the above cities would be 11am to 1pm on the above mentioned dates.

 

Eligibility criteria –

  • Age of participants should be between 18 to 24 years
  • Participant’s marital status should be single
  • Minimum height requirement – 5’5” for females and 5’10” for males
  • Participants should be of Indian nationality

 

To register for Max Emerging Star, please log on to http://www.maxemergingstar.com/

 

Winners of each City Finale will receive a cash prize of rupees 40,000/- , will get featured on hoardings in their respective cities and will also get chance to be groomed by Actor and Supermodel Marc Robinson. The National Winners – Mr. and Miss Max Emerging Star, will be gratified with a 3 month acting course at Anupam Kher’s Actor Prepares – The school for the actors and a 1 month intensive dance course at Terence Lewis professional training institute.

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