We have with us today India’s top super model, DIA SHETTY who is 5.7 feet tall and her list of works tells us why she is one of the most needed model in the country. Let us know what she has to tell us about her experience in the Fashion industry and her path to her upcoming first movie.
How did you first get into modelling? Tell us about your modelling work.
Started from Elite Model Management, Mumbai on contract basis. Company just approached me going by my looks and my dressing sense. And then I continued my college at Bishop cottons women’s Christian college known for its fashion sense and there one of the head of department who was a renowned designer from the fashion industry helped me develop good contacts in Bangalore. I have always been lucky in my accomplishments and work. I am the title winner of BEST MODEL OF THE YEAR 2016 and Bangalore next top model 2015.
Tell us about your education: Have you attended fashion modelling courses? What related courses or studies have you taken?
I have done my MBA in finance. Courses in as a model no never anything of that sought. My lessons and courses everything was out my experience.
Whose opinion and guidance do you value?
Basically my self I believe in me. I don’t like to follow others or copy wot others do. Any good well wishers I take their guidance at times.
Does the fashion world feel like a family to you?
Not really, here every one has those business mind and keep their personal differently.
You always seem to be so confident. Is that an innate quality or something you had to assume to do the job?
When there is no confidence or you belief in your self no matter what, no girl cant achieve anything in life. I make sure my confidence leads me right in life.
What are your greatest accomplishments so far? Are you up for new challenges?
Every day s a challenge. I have done many big brand shoots and doing movies now as an lead. From model to turn as an actress is one of my accomplishment. I’m up more n more challenging roles in my movies.
For you, what kinds of people make the best collaborators?
Like minded people. People stay for longer only when you give and let go things in life s what I believe in.
Do you find modelling to be exciting? Fashion for you is?
Fashion goes exciting every day. Attitude you carry will make a person reach where they belong to. Fashion for me is my right attitude.
What’s the best piece of advice anyone has ever given you?
Don’t care what others think about you. Care only for what you want in life. You will grow far more than they can reach you.
What are your hobbies?
Dancing and Painting
Are you a good cook? What is your signature dish?
Not really, but I can make good cake’s.
If you were invisible for a day what would you do?
I would just visit places that people can’t enter normally. I love exploring.
What’s your most treasured possession?
My tattoo. No matter how difficult it gets at times or I loose my job. It mean’s the world to me.
Do you have any suggestion or advice for the freshers who is planning to pursue a modelling career.
Please be sure what you are doing. Remember not to blindly trust people. You’ll be taken for a ride in no time.