While India is making its presence felt on the world map, an increasing number of international models can be seen getting attracted towards the Indian Modeling Industry. Saidah, tells us about her love-affair with India.
I did not choose the Indian Glamour Industry, it chose me,” says Saidah who spent her childhood near Baltic Sea, did her education in Malta and Italy, lived in the Caribbean for a long time and often visited India while growing up.
Saidah has a degree in hotel management and tourism.
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I turned up overdressed to a function, since I misread the requirements. I was completely dolled up when everyone around me was so normal. Hence, the rule is always read the invite well and dress accordingly.Better to be subtle, understated and classy than loud. You will get the correct kind of attention and you will be noticed for the right reasons.
It's my passion. I enjoy every bit of it, right from posing for stills to acting in television commercials. I just love being in front of the camera. This is what I enjoy the most and I get paid for it. I couldn't have asked for more. Moreover, not being from a film background, this is a good way to enter Bollywood.
Whoever quoted that a Miss India has to be a mélange of pristine beauty and brains was right. Niharika Singh, the luminescent Miss India Earth 2005 has the best of both. Her claim to the crown was the author she avidly reads, Ayn Rand. On being asked to name a book she admires
Maushmi Udeshi is the sparkle eyed “Noorie” of the refreshing Nescafe add. Who doesn't remember her in Bally Sagoo's 'Noorie' and Nitin Bali's 'Neele Neele Amber Par'? The lissome beauty now wants to be a name in the film industry. Mega Modelz caught her as candid as it gets with heartfelt comments on her Life and the ongoing struggle to make it big!
Amruta Patki has taken the modeling world in a storm. She's almost everywhere, be it on the ramp or in the advertising campaigns of big names. From the time she was declared as Miss India Earh in 2006, she has never looked back; she represented India in Miss Earth pageant, 2006 and was declared the 1 st Runners Up out of 82 contestants. She was featured in Femina's top 50 Most Beautiful Faces of India, 2007, and was declared winner of Indian Tele-Academy Awards (ITA) 2007 in the beauty category.