Kolkata, Oct 03 : Lakmé, India’s most iconic beauty brand celebrated beauty and grace this festive season with the Lakmé Aparupa Tumi 2019 Beauty Contest.
The brand has won many hearts and struck an emotional chord with everyone by giving the winners of the pageant a sacred opportunity to Unveil The Beauty of Goddess Durga.
The event was held at the Mudiali Club, a prestigious & long-established (85 years old) pandal in Kolkata. The iconic venue hosted the Lakmé Aparupa Tumi 2019 Contest and showcased an evening that was the perfect blend of fashion, beauty and glamour mixed with a touch of ethnicity and culture at its heart.
The panel of judges included the beautiful actress, Raima Sen, former Miss Universe 2010, Ushoshi Sengupta and renowned makeup artist, Aniruddha Chakladhar. Both the ladies embraced the Aparupa Dashami look created by Aniruddha.
The gorgeous Ushoshi Sengupta took to the runway while adorning the Dashami look, followed by the winners of the contest flaunting 5 Days of Durga Pujo looks.
While the winners had the fortune of Durga Protima Unmchan, veteran elocutionist- Ms Sutapa Bandyopadhyay- recited shlokas, invoking & awakening the goddess with music that truly stood out.
Raima Sen, actress and judge of the Lakmé Aparupa Tumi 2019 Contest said, " For several years Lakmé has been helping all of us to look beautiful. Mudiali, where beauty pageant winners - the Lakmé Aparupa Tumi 2019 - are getting the rarest of rare opportunity to unveil the beauty of the Goddess. I also feel tremendously responsible to be a part of the jury. I am looking forward to it and a big Thank You to brand Lakmé for giving me this opportunity.”
Ushoshi Sengupta, Miss Universe, showstopper and judge of the Lakmé Aparupa Tumi 2019 contest said, “ This opportunity for me is an unparalleled one. I am wearing one of the amazing pujas looks co-created by Lakmé and Anirudhha Chakladar. This opportunity for me is an unparalleled one. I am also looking forward to join the esteemed jury panel and give my best in selecting the five winners for the evening - Lakmé Aparupa Shasthi, Saptami, Ashtami, Nabami and Dashmi. This also makes the beauty contest so unique and fulfilling for the winners - there are no first or second runners up - all of them shall be winners in each look. I am looking forward to every moment of it." (UNI)