Sabbas Joseph, Director of Wizcraft, the company which organises the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) weekend, said that top Bollywood artistes are set to walk the ramp alongside Thai models on June 7 at the IIFA fashion extravanganza in Bangkok. The fashion event will be hosted by filmmaker Karan Johar and will showcase designs by Thai brands Alta Moda, Mufti and Indian designers Sabyasachi, Rohit Bal, Manish Malhotra and Vikram Phadnis.
The fashion show will be choreographed by Luba Adams. Vidya Balan will add elegance to Sabyasachi’s line while Kareena Kapoor will up the glam quotient for Manish Malhotra’s designs.
The cast of forthcoming film De Tali Aftab Shivdasani, Riteish Deshmukh, Ayesha Takia will walk the ramp for Vikram Phadnis while the Love Story 2050 couple Priyanka Chopra and Harman Baweja will be the show stoppers for Rohit Bal.
Mission Istanbul cast Zayed Khan,Vivek Oberoi, Shriya Saran, Shabbir Ahluwalia, Nikitin Dheer, Shweta Bharadwaj as well as the Acid Factory cast of Dia Mirza, Fardeen Khan, Dino Morea, Aftab Shivdasani will showcase the first look of their respective movies by walking the ramp, Sabbas said.
Proceeds of the extravaganza will go to the IIFA foundation, a charity set up by the academy to support families of the film industry workers who have been adversely affected during the production of a film.