Girls swoon over Kunal Kapoor at Globus event


MUMBAI: The hunt for the Globus Seventeen Cover girl concluded at a razzmatazz event graced with the presence of stars like Kunal Kapoor, Amrita Arora, Deanne Pandey, Carol Gracias at the grand finale held at Taj Lands End yesterday.

Globus and Seventeen collaborated to make the Globus Seventeen Cover girl Hunt 2008 an exciting, fun-filled youth event! After an extensive search across the country, having networked with the biggest college festivals in 6 Indian metros, the representatives of The Globus Seventeen Cover Girl hunt searched out the possible winners.

The Globus Seventeen Cover girl scouts also kept an eye out at Globus outlets all over India while entries were also invited through forms available in the magazine. From the hundreds of entries received, an in-house judging panel narrowed down to selecting ten finalists for the Globus Seventeen Cover girl Hunt 2008! The shortlisted top-ten girls were then flown down to Mumbai for the Grand Finale.

Commenting on the association with Seventeen Cover Girl hunt, Shilpee Madan, Assistant Vice President, Design, Globus says, “We are extremely happy to be a part of this initiative. Globus is about youth fashion and an association with Seventeen India is apt as we have the same TG which is fashion conscious, well aware, hip young India.”

The girls have been treated like total stars. From being put up at the Taj Land’s End to delicious meals at Candies and Zenzi. While they are here they have been given a series of makeovers by excellent beauty experts from the exclusive Mumbai salon—Butterfly Pond. To up their fashion quotient the girls have been styled by Seventeen India’s fashion team in glamorous outfits from Globus. And as an exclusive, the top ten will also get the opportunity to tête-à-tête with top model Carol Gracias who will give them some expert tips. Celebrity fitness guru Dianne Pandey will also meet the finalists for a few words of expert advice.

An esteemed and experienced panel of judges from varied spheres of glamour, fashion, style and business consisting of teen-favourites—the talented and handsome actor Kunal Kapoor, beautiful and spirited actress Amrita Arora, top model Carol Gracias, leading celebrity and fashion photographer Jatin Kampani, beauty expert and owner of Butterfly Pond Agnes Chen, Celebrity Fitness Guru Dianne Pandey, and the Editor of Seventeen India Superna Motwane! This star studded judging panel from the best of the industry will be the deciding factors in that ensure history in the making—Globus Seventeen Cover girl Hunt 2008!

Avanne Dubash and Arlette Grao winner of the first and second Cover Girl Hunt will play host for the evening while singing sensation Sonal and Sanchit from Indigo will make everyone groove to the rocking tunes they belt out!

The winner of the Globus Seventeen Cover girl Hunt 2008 will be shot by the talented photographer Ashima Mehra and featured on the cover of the March 2008 issue of Seventeen India magazine!

The Globus Seventeen Cover girl Hunt 2008 is our endeavor to provide every girl a chance to achieve her dream, a stepping-stone into the world of glamour, fashion and style. The process is simple, the criteria one—she must embody the right spirit, what we called the Globus Seventeen Cover girl spirit!

Says Preeta Sukhtankar, Publisher, Seventeen, “The girls never cease to amaze us! Every year we meet so many young, enthusiastic bright girls which such promising futures, the competition just seems to be getting tougher… What we’re looking for is a confident, thinking girl who carries herself well. She should be positive and ambitious – just what the 17 girl is all about!