Anu Ahuja has a 360 understanding of the fashion industry, which she has been a part of for nearly 22 years in a range of capacities. She has been featured in the most prestigious campaigns and commercials as well as walked the ramp for top designers in India and abroad as a top model. She has also been a celebrated TV personality, and a brand ambassador for a leading Indian designer brand.
Now having diversified to directing and choreographing fashion shows and fashion based events, she has, in a short period of time, developed quite a repertoire working with the top designers of the country. Ms Ahuja has been involved in the training of contestants as well as the choreography of the Femina Miss India shows of 2001, 2003, 2004 and 2005. She also has to her credit the Delhi 2010 show for the closing ceremony of The Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, Australia, as well as the prestigious show for World Economic Forum, Davos, Switzerland. She is a much sought after choreographer for fashion weeks in India, directing shows for designers such as Sabyasachi, Lecoanet Hemant, Malini Ramani, Ashish Soni, Rocky S, Manish Malhotra, Narendra Kumar, Anamika Khanna, etc as well as international designers like Leonard, Nathalie Garcon, Clive Rundle, Sun Goddess and Zareena. Recently she was invited to direct the highly prestigious Ritu Beri shows at The Lido and The Polo Grounds in Paris as well as shows in London, Toronto, Dubai, Los Angeles, Hong Kong, Switzerland, New York, Muscat, Malaysia, Africa, Dhaka and Singapore. She also had the pleasure of directing Naomi Campbell in her Fashion For Relief Mai Mumbai show in 2009.
Further she has been instrumental in creating, in partnership with Wizcraft, a new fashion property, the ‘F Awards’, the first of their kind of Fashion Awards in the country. She is also a TV personality, having hosted 2 shows over a period of 4 years on Zee T.V and Sony T.V, to her credit, as well as being chosen the Brand Ambassador for Designer, JJ Valaya for 2 years. Currently she’s working on Fashion shows in Dubai and India.
Lubna has been in the business of Fashion Show Choreography & Direction, Ramp Walk Training, Event Production and Grooming since the last 25 years. She has been the fashion choreographer for Madhur Bhandarkar’s film ‘Fashion’ and had the privilege of being Creative Director for Zee Trendz and Zee Café for a number of years. Lubna is based in Mumbai.
Fashion Choreographer & Director for Events all over the world including NewYork/Washington/Chicago/Houston, London, Versailles Museum-Paris, Istanbul, World Economic Forum in Davos- Switzerland, Dubai, Bahrain, Muscat, Bangkok, Singapore, Johannesburg-South. Africa, Nairobi, Lagos.
Some of the names she has been associated with on a regular basis are Abu Jani-Sandeep Khosla, Manish Malhotra, Sabyasachi, Tarun Tahiliani, Shahab Durazi, Rajesh Pratap, Shane & Falguni Peacock, Raghavendra Rathore, Suneet Verma, Nirav Modi, Varuna Jani, Karan Johar & Varun Bahl, Amit Agarwal, Arjun Khanna, Neeta Lulla, Pallavi Jaikishen, Wendell Rodricks, Kunal Rawal, Gauri Nainika, Anju Modi, Ravi Bajaj, Rocky S, Beetle launch-Volkswagon, BMW, Pratham Charity, Mijwan, Filmfare Awards, IIFA, TOIFA, YPO, Jabong Online Fashion Week, Myntra Fashion Week, Jacques Fath-Paris, The Collective, Gant, Ganjam, Anmol, Gehna, Zoya, Tanishq, Loreal, Omega Constellation watches, Reliance Jewels, World Gold Council, Kazuo Ogawa-Japan, Kimaya, Blackberry, Cancer Patients Association, etc.
She has also directed numerous Fashion Weeks over the years including Lakme India Fashion Week, India Jewelry Fashion Week, India Beach Week, India Bridal Week, Dubai India Fashion Week, Miss India, Elite Femina Model Hunt, Miss World, Mrs World, I am She Miss India Universe Pageant, etc.
Neeraj Gaba is a creative project director with over 19 years of nomadic living and global work experience in varied fields and diverse territories like Australia, US, UK and India.
His strengths lie in sharp intuitive understanding of human narratives and conceptualizing real story-telling strategies for curating desired experiences for talents and brands.
Neeraj’s association with IMG Reliance has been multifaceted. He has been the Main Show Area Director at Lakme Fashion Week for the past 7 seasons, since Summer/Resort 2014. His most recent associations comprise two seasons (2015, 2016) of India’s Next Top Model on MTV India as the sassy Mr.Gaba – an image consultant on the main panel. He was also recently the project director of #GetLFWReady 2016 (an IP developed alongside 6Degree), and Myntra Fashion Weekend 2014, produced by IMG Reliance.
Neeraj has also been the grooming expert and judge for Hamleys’ Ramp Camp 2014 & 2016, mentoring 6 to 12 years old girls and boys across their flagship stores in over 8 cities.
Neeraj’s other leadership associations include:
• Creative Director for the first ever Seychelles India Day celebrations in 2013
• Associate Producer on an alternative Hindi feature film ‘Prague’, released in 2013
• Creative direction, pageant planning and holistic contestant mentoring for I Am She 2010 Miss Universe India pageant led by Sushmita Sen
Neeraj is an MBA from Leeds Business School, UK, and a versatile talent digger who not only understands the desired traits from a talent perspective, whether lifestyle/entertainment or corporate, but also creatively directs them in contextual scenarios.
Vahbiz has been an integral part of the fashion industry. Show direction explores many dimensions of creativity. She has directed shows for leading designers such as Neeta Lulla, Rocky S, Wendell Rodericks, Vikram Phadnis, Satya Paul, Arjun Khanna, Nachiket Barve, Arjun Saluja, as well as top brands such as The Woolmark Company, Tommy Hilfiger, Koovs, Hackett, Vero Moda and more.
The USP of her Lakmé Fashion Week shows is the experiential and conceptual presentations which have transformed the conventional runway to out of the box presentations. The fashion platform has been reinvented in unique ways each time.