The Lakme Fashion Week plus-size model auditions were held on July 5 at St Regis, Mumbai.
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The judges are ready! Fashion designer Narendra Kumar takes a seat next to Zareen Khan. 'Kudos to the spirit and enthusiasm of all the models that showed up in large numbers today,' the actor wrote on Instagram.
Backstage a participant is helped by her friend in getting her make up done.
The ones who are ready take a quick selfie.
The tension is palpable as the participants queue up for the auditions.
Contestants share a joke as they wait for their turn.
The auditions were a platform for curvy women to showcase their talent and get the opportunity to walk the ramp at the upcoming season of Lakme Fashion Week.
People of all ages and sizes participated. This contestant flaunts her vibrant nails as she strodes the ramp.
She's got swag!
This contestant is all smiles as she struts her stuff on the ramp.
A proud mother takes a pic of her daughter, minutes after she walked the ramp.
Over 300 participants were present at the auditions.
Another contestant tries to get the judges' attention as she walks the runway.
As they wait for the results to be announced, these two contestants play a game of Ludo.
Zareen Khan cut an impressive figure in a white top paired with green pants.
Meet the winners. 29 fresh faces were chosen at the model auditions.
Judges Jaspreet Chandok, VP and Head of Fashion, IMG Reliance; fashion choreographer Lubna Adams; Zareen Khan; Narendra Kumar and Hetal Kotak, CEO aLL- The Plus Size Store.