Designers line up for IIFA ROCKS

Singapore will be acquainted with Indian designer saris and more with Varun Bahl, Suneet Varma and Masaba rolling out their collections at IIFA Rocks.

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    Models display creations by Indian designer Varun Bahl during Delhi Couture Week 2011, in New Delhi, India onImage Credit: AP
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    A model presents a creation by Indian designer Masaba duringthe Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week in New DeImage Credit: AFP
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    Models display creations by Indian designer Varun Bahl at the Pearls Infrastructure Delhi Couture Week. SingapImage Credit: AP
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    Masaba's stylish creations make an impact on the runway. Singapore will be acquainted with Indian designerImage Credit: AP

Singapore will be acquainted with Indian designer saris and more with Varun Bahl, Suneet Varma and Masaba rolling out their collections at IIFA Rocks.

To be held on June 8 in Singapore, the glamorous night studded with fashion shows and music acts will be a prelude to the actual International Indian Film Academy Awards to be held the next night.

“I owe all my success to Vicky Donor. Without that, I wouldn’t have been at the IIFAs”
-Actor Ayushman Khurrana
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“My collection is a chic fusion wear line with strong Indian elements,” said Masaba in a statement.

His collection is aimed at contemporary Indian women. Meanwhile, designer Bahl has sought inspiration from exotic cities including Paris, Tokyo, Mumbai and Madrid.

Feminine elegance

Varma’s couture collection will focus on feminine elegance. Playing hosts to the evening are actors Ayushman Khurrana and Desi Boyz actress Chitrangada Singh.

“This is my first time at the IIFAs and I can’t wait to get the show started. It’s going to be witty and expect a lot of audience participation. I am looking forward to having a good time,” said Khurrana in an interview with tabloid!. Currently, he’s riding high on the success of his debut feature Vicky Donor.

“I owe all my success to Vicky Donor. Without that, I wouldn’t have been at the IIFAs,” said Khurrana.

Billed as Bollywood’s Oscars, the three-day IIFA celebrations that honours top talents from Indian cinema is expected to attract its biggest stars.