Priyanka Chopra’s Fashion 2008

Priyanka Chopra, Fashion 2008

Priyanka Chopra’s Fashion 2008
Fashion is a 2008 Indian drama film directed and co-produced by Madhur Bhandarkar starring Priyanka Chopra and Kangana Ranaut and Mugdha Godse in lead roles. The film’s screenplay was co-written by Ajay Monga, Madhur Bhandarkar, Anuraadha Tewari and Ajeet Ghorpade and principal photography occurred in Mumbai and Chandigarh. Its music was composed by Salim–Sulaiman and the songs’ lyrics were written by Irfan Siddiqui and Sandeep Nath.

The film features Priyanka Chopra in the lead role as Meghna Mathur, an aspiring fashion model; it follows her transformation from small-town girl to supermodel, the Indian fashion industry and the careers of several other models. Fashion also explores feminism and female power in Indian fashion. The film also stars Kangana Ranaut, Mugdha Godse, Arjan Bajwa and Arbaaz Khan in supporting roles. The cast also features several professional fashion models playing themselves.

Development of the film began in 2006. The film’s budget was ₹180 million (US$2.5 million); it opened on 29 October 2008 to highly positive reviews. Critics praised its screenplay, cinematography, music, direction and performances. It collected ₹60 crore (US$8.4 million) at the box-office and was commercially successful.

Fashion received several awards and nominations at ceremonies across India. At the 54th Filmfare Awards, the film received 7 nominations including Best Director and won 2 awards; Best Actress for Chopra and Best Supporting Actress for Ranaut. It also won Best Actress for Chopra and Best Supporting Actress for Ranaut at the 56th National Film Awards. Several publications listed Fashion as one of the “best women-centric films in Bollywood”.

Cast
≛ Priyanka Chopra as Meghna Mathur, a small-town girl who becomes a successful model, she is the lover of Abhi and Former Love of Manav.
≛ Kangana Ranaut as Shonali Gujral, a successful model who experiences a downfall.
≛ Mugdha Godse as Janet Sequeira /Janet Rahul Arora, a model, Meghna’s best friend and Ace designer Rahul Arora’s wife.
≛ Arjan Bajwa as Maanav Bhasin, a struggling model who eventually becomes an established model.
≛ Samir Soni as Rahul Arora, a designer,Janet’s best friend and later on husband and biggest supporter and well wisher of Meghana.
≛ Ashwin Mushran as Rohit Khanna, an aspiring designer, whom introduces Meghna in fashion industry, Meghna’s friend and mentor.
≛ Kitu Gidwani as Anisha Roy, head of modelling agency Profiles and MD of Panache.
≛ Arbaaz Khan as Abhijit “Abhi” Sarin, a fashion tycoon, head of Panache and considered as “Big daddy ” of fashion industry.
≛ Suchitra Pillai-Malik as Avantika Sarin, wife of Abhijit Sarin.
≛ Rohit Roy as Kartik Suri, a photographer.
≛ Raj Babbar as Mr. Mathur, Meghna’s father.
≛ Kiran Juneja as Mrs. Mathur, Meghna’s mother.
≛ Chitrashi Rawat as Shomu.
≛ Manini Mishra as Sheena Bajaj.
≛ Harsh Chhaya as Vinay Khosla.
≛ Konkona Sen Sharma (cameo) as herself
≛ Ranvir Shorey (cameo) as himself
≛ Wendell Rodricks (cameo) as himself
≛ Manish Malhotra (cameo) himself
≛ Karan Johar (cameo) as himself
≛ Madhur Bhandarkar (cameo) as himself
≛ Diandra Soares (cameo) as herself
≛ Pooja Chopra (cameo) as herself
≛ Kanishtha Dhankhar (cameo) as herself
≛ Aanchal Kumar (cameo) as herself
≛ Sucheta Sharma ( cameo) as herself
≛ Alesia Raut ( cameo) as herself
≛ Noyonika Chatterji ( cameo) as herself
≛ Hemangi Parte ( cameo) as herself
≛ Kavita Khadayat ( cameo) as herself
≛ Daman Chaudhary ( cameo) as Make up artist
≛ Usha Bachchani as Sheetal
≛ Rakshanda Khan (cameo) as a reporter
≛ Rohit Verma as Viren (special appearance)
≛ Atul Kasbekar (Cameo) as a photographer
≛ Sheena Bajaj as Meghna’s cousin (child artist)

2008 Fashion film Awards

Annual Central European Bollywood Awards, India 2009

Nominee
Popular Award
Best Actress
Priyanka Chopra
Best Supporting Actress
Kangana Ranaut

Apsara Film Producers Guild Awards 2009

Winner
Apsara Award
Best Actress
Priyanka Chopra
Best Actress In A Supporting Role
Kangana Ranaut
Best Debut Actress
Mugdha Godse

Awards of the International Indian Film Academy 2009

Winner
Popular Award
Best Actress in a Leading Role
Priyanka Chopra
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Kangana Ranaut
Nominee
Popular Award
Best Director
Madhur Bhandarkar

Filmfare Awards 2009

Winner
Filmfare Award
Best Actress
Priyanka Chopra
Best Supporting Actress
Kangana Ranaut
Nominee
Filmfare Award
Best Director
Madhur Bhandarkar
Best Playback Singer – Female
Shruthi Pathak
For the song “Mar Jaawan”
Best Debut Actress
Mugdha Godse
Nominee
Technical Award
Best Screenplay
Madhur Bhandarkar
Anuradha Tiwari
Ajay Monga

National Film Awards, India 2009

Winner
Silver Lotus Award
Best Actress
Priyanka Chopra
(actress)
Best Supporting Actress
Kangana Ranaut

Screen Awards, IN 2009

Winner
Screen Award
Best Actress
Priyanka Chopra
Nominee
Screen Award
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Kangana Ranaut

Stardust Awards, India 2009

Winner
Reader’s Choice
Best Supporting Actress
Kangana Ranaut
Star of the Year – Actress
Priyanka Chopra

Fashion (Hindi: फैशन, Phaiśan) is a 2008 Indian film co-produced, co-written, and directed by Madhur Bhandarkar. The film’s cast includes Priyanka Chopra, Kangna Ranaut and newcomers Mugdha Godse and Arjan Bajwa. Based on the dark side of the world of fashion, the movie depicts it through the protagonist’s eye. Priyanka Chopra and Kangna Ranaut won the Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress awards at the 56th National Film Awards for their portrayal.

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