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Kingfisher Calendar 2013: The bikini body battle!

Last updated on: November 6, 2012 19:43 IST

Kingfisher Calendar 2013: The bikini body battle!

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Courtesy NDTV Good Times

Which of these beach bombshells will secure a page in India's hottest calendar? Here's a look at some of the finalists of the Hunt for the Kingfisher Calendar Girl.

The Kingfisher Swimsuit Calendar has been getting hotter with each passing year.

And why not? It is a plum modelling assignment and most definitely the most prestigious in India. It has launched some of the best-known bods in Bollywood including Katrina Kaif, Deepika Padukone and Angela Jonsson, among others.

Yet again, we introduce you to some of the hottiest bodies that are getting ready to find a spot in the new calendar with the Hunt for the Kingfisher Calendar Girl 2013.

Move onto the following pages for contestant profiles!


Photographs: Courtesy NDTV Good Times

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Nikkitasha Marwaha

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Nikkitasha Marwaha aka Tashi recently moved from Washington DC to Mumbai to pursue her modeling dreams. She loves dancing, reading and swimming.

Nikkitasha has a spunky personality and brings fun, entertainment and laughs wherever she goes. A complete family girl, who is standing behind her back for this hunt, believes that she has what it takes to win the competition. With Beyonce as her idol, this all rounder has nothing to lose!

Best Asset: Voice-Because I'm genuine with words

Worst Asset: My temper

Favourite Designer: Micheal Kors

Most confident about: My dancing and presentation skills

Favourite non-modelling activates: Reading, swimming, painting, and horse riding

Hot: Showers!

Wild: Jungle

Angela Jonsson: Wow!

Nathalia Kaur: What-a-bod!


Image: Nikkitasha Marwaha
Photographs: Courtesy NDTV Good Times

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Sushmita Singha

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With a lucky name and a super fit body, Sushmita Singha's ultimate dream is to be on the Kingfisher Calendar. An ardent fan of the show since its inception, Sushmita was thrilled to bits when she was shortlisted for the show. She believes she has a different face and struggles hard to maintain a sculpted body. With Tyra Banks as her idol, there's nothing stopping this beauty!

Best Asset: My eyes and height

Worst Asset: Hips

Favourite Designer: Sabyasachi

Most confident about: My height

Favourite non-modelling activates: Dancing, singing, drawing

Hot: The way I am!

Wild: Attitude

Angela Jonsson: Good

Nathalia Kaur: Superb!


Image: Sushmita Singha
Photographs: Courtesy NDTV Good Times

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Roopali Jambhulkar

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Hailing from the small city of Nagpur, Roopali Jambhulkar has big dreams in her eyes. Having struggled a lot to be a model, Roopali believes that her experiences have only made her stronger! She believes that this competition will take her to the next level in terms of her career and can't wait to get the ball rolling!

Best Asset: My eyes, lips

Worst Asset: yet to find

Favourite Designer: Manish Malhota

Most confident about: The way I carry myself

Favourite non-modelling activities: Glass painting, badminton

Hot: Deepika Padukone

Wild: Vidya Balan

Angela Jonsson: Pretty

Nathalia Kaur: Hot


Image: Roopali Jambhulkar
Photographs: Courtesy NDTV Good Times

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Kanchan Tomar

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This Delhi girl has her sights set on the prize. She's spunky, a go getter and wont settle for second place. The youngest of the girls, this 19 year old has already faced a lot of struggles and believes she deserves to be the new face of the calendar. With a family back home in Delhi rooting for her, Kanchan Tomar is raring to go.

Best Asset: Height

Worst Asset: Nose

Favourite Designer: Manish Malhotra, Rohit Bal

Most confident about: My body

Favourite non-modelling activities: Dancing

Hot: Ranbir

Sexy: Me

Angela Jonsson: Good

Nathalia Kaur: Hot


Image: Kanchan Tomar
Photographs: Courtesy NDTV Good Times

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Lin Laishram

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Hailing from the Land of Mary Kom, this oriental beauty believes its time for the sun to shine on all of Manipur! With a striking face and voluptuous body, Lin Laishram is ready to take the world by storm. She's struggled in New York, doing theatre and had to take up a waitressing job to support herself. With a focused attitude and killer body, Lin Laishram is raring to go!

Best Asset: Height -- It's hard to find tall oriental girls

Worst Asset: None

Favourite Designer: Salvatore Ferragamo

Most confident about: Acting

Favourite non-modelling activities: Performing in Theatre

Hot: Ranbir

Sexy: Me

Angela Jonsson: Good

Nathalia Kaur: Hot


Image: Lin Laishram
Photographs: Courtesy NDTV Good Times

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Nevena Pejatovic

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Hailing from Belgrade, Serbia, the hunt for the calendar girl is a completely new experience for Nevena Pejatovic. She believes that she can learn and grow from an opportunity as exciting as this and has the support of her entire family backing her.

Best Asset: My legs

Worst Asset: My Nose

Favourite Designer: Roberto Cavalli

Most confident about: Myself

Favourite non-modelling activities: Playing volleyball

Hot: Summer

Sexy: Women

Angela Jonsson: Sexy

Nathalia Kaur: Hot


Image: Nevena Pejatovic
Photographs: Courtesy NDTV Good Times

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Runa Laha

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When one looks at this 25 year old Bengali beauty, one would never expect her to be the mother of a 6 year old! Tall, dusky and endless legs Runa Laha has struggled with many difficulties to be a model. From losing over 30 kgs of weight, to many personal challenges, she has risen to each occasion. And now there's nothing stopping her!
 
Best Asset: My confidence

Worst Asset: My dark side

Favourite Designer: Sabyasachi, JJ Valaya

Most confident about: Myself

Favourite non-modelling activities: Reading, writing, volleyball

Hot: Brad Pitt

Sexy: Women

Angela Jonsson: Beauty

Nathalia Kaur: Killer!


Image: Runa Laha
Photographs: Courtesy NDTV Good Times

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Rebecca Maumkel

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With a twinkle in her eye and bouncy curls, Rebecca Maumkel is here to charm the judging panel on the Hunt for the Kingfisher Calendar girl 2013! A hard working, workaholic, this contestant has her eyes set on the spot on the calendar. In spite of personal struggles in the past, she has triumphed and risen to the occasion each time.

Best Asset: My photogenic face

Worst Asset: My leg because of my scar

Favourite Designer: Gaurav Gupta

Most confident about: My photos

Favourite non-modelling activities: music, swimming

Hot: Sid Mallya

Sexy: Gizelle Bunchen

Angela Jonsson: Gorgeous

Nathalia Kaur: Wow!


Image: Rebecca Maumkel
Photographs: Courtesy NDTV Good Times

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Aeshra Patel

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A farmer's daughter, Aeshra Patel came to Mumbai from Vadodra to make it in the big city! Her family as supported her decision every step of the way and she's only grown from strength to strength. With a 100 watt smile that lights up the ramp, this young girl believes she has the spunk, sensuality and confidence to be the next face of the calendar.

Best Asset: My body

Worst Asset: none

Favourite Designer: Sabyasachi

Most confident about: myself

Favourite non-modelling activities: singing, watching films

Hot: An attractive face and sexy body

Sexy: Feeling great about something

Angela Jonsson: Pretty

Nathalia Kaur: Attractive


Image: Aeshra Patel


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Ishita Vyas

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This beauty from Bhopal is a hard worker and quick learner. After having made a few mistakes, she's learnt from them and is now working at taking her career to the next level. Ishita Vyas believes she has the potential to be the best and thinks that doing the calendar will be a milestone in her career. Her family doesn't support her decision of taking part in the contest, but this head strong girl had her sights set on her goal!

Best Asset: My bust

Worst Asset: My arms

Favourite Designer: Manish Malhotra

Most confident about: My personality

Favourite non-modelling activities: Acting, sports

Hot: being attractive

Sexy: Being sexy comes from the inside

Angela Jonsson: Sexy

Nathalia Kaur: Hot


Image: Ishita Vyas


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Anagha Sahamate

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Anagha Sahamate thinks she would be the luckiest person on earth to be clicked by ace photographer Atul Kasbekar. She believes that this calendar has launched a thousand dreams and she's ready for her very own dream to take flight!

Best Asset: My face

Worst Asset: None

Favourite Designer: Manish Malhotra

Most confident about: The way I carry myself

Favourite non-modelling activities: music, travelling

Hot: Honest, Outstanding, tactful

Sexy: Super elegant

Angela Jonsson: bold and beautiful

Nathalia Kaur: Hot and spicy


Image: Anagha Sahamate


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Nibedita Karmakar

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Nibedita Karmakar is someone to watch out for! With smouldering eyes and a fantastic body, Nibedita believes she's on her way to becoming the new face of the Kingfisher Calendar as she truly deserves it! She's focused on winning the competition and doesn't like people who don't walk the talk!

Best Asset: My heart

Worst Asset: I don't have any

Favourite Designer: Manish Arora

Most confident about: My look

Favourite non-modelling activities: Music, photography, travelling

Hot: Me!

Wild: Megan Fox

Angela Jonsson: Beautiful

Nathalia Kaur: Sexy


Image: Nibedita Karmakar


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