as the winner Gets direct entry to ‘The Kingfisher Calendar 2015’
National, December 23, 2014: This year’s hunt is over and the verdict for the finale of ‘Kingfisher Supermodels 2’ is out, only on NDTV Good Times, India’s youngest lifestyle channel. After a series of challenging and interesting photographic tasks and intense competition, Aastha Pokharel has won the ultimate crown and the opportunity to be a part of the popular ‘Kingfisher Calendar 2015’.
‘Kingfisher Supermodels 2’ started with 10 girls, different talents and different attitudes, but all with one goal to be the next Calendar Girl. With tough tasks and even tougher judges, these girls didn’t have it easy and after weeks of hard work, the finale of the show zeroed in to top 4 models. The 13 episode series saw models performing exhilarating tasks such as The Indian Ride, Wrecking Ball, PETA Go Vegan, Typography, Aerial etc. shot by famous fashion photographers and the finale task by ace photographer Atul Kasbekar. The judges who sealed the fate of this year’s winner also included Bollywood actor Amit Sadh with mentor Neha Dhupia.
An introvert by nature, Aastha Pokharel started modeling at the age of 19. She is the perfect blend of creativity with brains. Expressing her excitement, Aastha said “The whole experience of the show will be a lifelong memory for me. It is a dream come true to have made it as the winner of this year’s Kingfisher Supermodels and be part of the Kingfisher Calendar 2015. I would sincerely like to thank Kingfisher and NDTV Good Times for providing this life-changing platform that would bring me recognition.”
Expressing her happiness, judge, mentor and anchor Neha Dhupia said, “Kingfisher Supermodels 2 was a great reality show and it was a challenge for me to judge all the talented girls taking part. It was great to be associated with a renowned property like Kingfisher Supermodels. With a fresh face and a lot of oomph, Aastha is here to make a remarkable career in the fashion industry, and I wish her all the success. And it’s not just Aastha but all the other models will also benefit from this platform and get noticed in the fashion industry, I wish them the best too. “
Talking about the show, Gurpreet Singh, Assistant Vice President Marketing, United Breweries Ltd said, “Every year, the show Kingfisher Supermodels on NDTV GoodTimes attempts to be bigger and better than the previous edition and this year the show was an interesting mix of talent and challenges. Neha Dhupia played the perfect show host and as a mentor helped groom the supermodel aspirants and take on the demands of being the Kingfisher Calendar girl. Aastha Pokharel outshined all the other girls to become the winner and be featured on the Kingfisher Calendar 2015. The sensuous beauty is sure to have a remarkable career in the fashion world, and we wish her all the luck.”
Talking about the success of the show Arati Singh, Channel Head, NDTV Good Times asserted, “NDTV Good Times has always been associated with shows that break barriers and create news . Kingfisher Supermodels depicts style, fashion and glamour which are synonymous to the channel’s positioning. Aastha has emerged as a true winner in all the tasks and deserves to be the winner of ‘Kingfisher Supermodels 2.”
‘Kingfisher Supermodels 2’ on NDTV Good Times has contributed in redefining careers of several Indian models such as Leno, Himarsha, Angela Johnson, Nathalia Kaur, amongst many others who have climbed the peaks of popularity in the world of fashion and films.