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September 14, 2009 7:32:31 PM IST
Sreya Basu, IBNS, Bollywood Trade News Network
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The Kolkata Fashion Week Season II 2009 began Wednesday with the theme 'Earth Couture'. The 5-day fashion extravaganza saw collections of ace designers like Wendell Rodricks, Ritu Kumar, Neeta Lulla, Rocky S, Narendra Kumar, Satya Paul and Manish Malhotra, along with budding designers like Mandira Wirk, Radhika and Sayantan and Arjun Aggarwal.

Celebs, including Neil Nitin Mukesh, Amrita Rao, Sophie Chaudhary, Nandana Sen, Mandira Bedi, Sameera Reddy & many others shone as the showstoppers for various designers. Let's have a look at each of these celebs and know their experiences & views about the recently concluded KFW and the renowned designers.

Mandira Bedi - TV actress/ Anchor/ host



Gorgeous Mandira Bedi sashayed the ramp for Satya Paul's 'Resham and Zari' collection showcased on Day-4 of the Kolkata Fashion Week (KFW) II. The actor chats up after the show.

This is the first time you walked the ramp in Kolkata?
Yes. I was actually very excited over my ramp walk here. Kolkata is my birthplace and to walk the ramp in a Satya Paul saree in Kolkata is all that I could ask for.

You have walked for Satya Paul earlier as well...
Yes. My friendship with Satya Paul goes back 5-6 years now. I have walked for him in Dubai, Delhi and now in Kolkata. But this time I was asked not to smile while cat walking. So I gave a serious, yet sensuous look.

What is there in a Satya Paul saree that appeals to you the most?
Satya Paul makes sarees the way no one in India can make...he is the best at it. They are treated differently and also the blouses are really unique.I myself own umpteenth number of Satya Paul sarees. Most sarees I wear during cricket commentaries are from the Satya Paul wardrobe. What better endorsement can it be that I weat his sarees on and off camera most of the times.

Are you picking anything from his 'Reshan and Zari' collection?
Actually most of it (smiles).

What do you love wearing in a day-to-day basis?
Sarees are my favourite garment. I love salwar kameez as well.


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