Since 1966 India has produced five Miss India’s to win the Miss World pageants.
India’s fascination with fashion and glamour and can be seen more recently
though its booming model industry and rise of modeling schools, which
has been linked to the Bollywood film industry. In a changing and emerging
India Western values are undoubtedly prevailing. Where once there would be
no scenes of intimacy on Bollywood films now India is producing models for
the Western market. Agencies such as Elite Model Management have opened
beauty training schools in India’s major cities.
This project explores the rising modeling industry where thousands hope to
make it in hope of wealth, glamour and a decadent lifestyle.