Actors Sushant Singh Rajput and Shraddha Kapoor will turn showstoppers for celebrity fashion designer Manish Malhotra at Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2016.
The 50-year-old designer will showcase his collection at India's first ever vitural-reality fashion show on August 24. Malhotra took to Twitter to make the announcement. "For the first time @ShraddhaKapoor @itsSSR together for my #fashionshow as my #muses @LakmeFashionWk @EtihadAirways @MMalhotraworld," he wrote.
Sushant, 30, who is gearing up for the release of biopic "M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story," is excited to make his ramp debut with Bollywood's most famous costume designer. "And I am extremely excited..:)) This will be my debut on ramp and what a start ..:) for rockstar @ManishMalhotra," he tweeted.
Shraddha, 29, is currently busy shooting for her film "Half Girlfriend" in Cape Town and will fly back for the fashion extravaganza. To be presented in collaboration with Etihad Airways the show is touted to be all about celebrations and wedding, and will bring back the traditional sarees and lehengas with a contemporary twist.
Tarun Tahiliani is set to open the season in association with LYF. Scheduled to take place from August 24 to 28, the fashion week will have Sabyasachi Mukherjee as the finale designer.