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Pooja Hegde
Pooja Hegde

Bright and early was ‘Mohanjo Daro’ star Pooja Hegde. The lovely model and actor was there at St. Regis as one of the judges at the model auditions for the forthcoming Lakme Fashion Week.

Along with her fellow judges – fashion show director Anu Ahuja, Daniel Bauer, official hair expert, TRESemmé, Jaspreet Chandok, head of fashion, IMG Reliance, Purnima Lamba, head of innovations, Lakmé and Vijendra Bhardwaj, fashion director, GQ India – she sat through three competitive rounds with around 100 aspiring Indian and international models.

And then they selected five: Anjali Lama, Divya Jadhav, Aishwarya Sheoran, Sandra Suely and Tetiana Polishchuk. There were a couple of other goodies in store for two girls. Daniel Bauer selected Divya Jadhav as the girl with the best hair who received a makeover and bespoke hamper from TRESemmé, while Vijendra Bhardwaj chose Aishwarya Sheoran for a shoot with GQ India.

Divya Jadhav, Tetiana Polishchuk, Sandra Suely, Anjali Lama and Aishwarya Sheoran
Divya Jadhav, Tetiana Polishchuk, Sandra Suely, Anjali Lama and Aishwarya Sheoran

The five girls, among our top models, will be seen on the catwalk at Lakmé Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2017, coming up from February 1 to 5.

Incidentally, over the yearsLFW model auditions have introduced some of the best and successful names in the industry like Bollywood babes Deepika Padukone, Katrina Kaif and Yana Gupta and internationally acclaimed models like Pooja Mor and Bhumika Arora who were recently seen scorching the runways of New York Fashion Week and Paris Fashion Week. Way to go!

Purnima Lamba,Pooja Hegde and Jaspreet Chandok
Purnima Lamba,Pooja Hegde and Jaspreet Chandok