Finally, the wait is over! The most eagerly awaited event of the year has taken place. We seem to have found the Kingfisher calendar girls for 2013. Every year, the Kingfisher calendar model hunt is conducted in October-November. The purpose is to choose 12 models who are still in the nascent stages of their career and present them to the world. This gives 12 lucky bikini models the chance to shoot to super stardom in no time.
The Kingfisher calendar model hunt has more one famous name to its credit. This prestigious model hunt has given Bollywood some of its hottest assets. Deepika Padukone, Katrina Kaif and Angela Johnson all made their modeling debut as Kingfisher calendar girls.
Veteran fashion photographer Atul Kasbekar has been shooting the Kingfisher bikini models from the last few years. Last year, the location of the shoot was a the blistering sands of Rajasthan. This year, the location has not yet been revealed but it is sure to be just as exotic.
The model hunt for Kingfisher was judged by Lisa Haydon and Siddharta Mallaya this year. Niharika Kaur who was the winner of the model hunt in 2012 was also present on the occasion. Lisa Haydon who is now a Bollywood actress was herself a Kingfisher calendar girl. So life comes full circle for her as she judges the same competition now.
The theme of the calendar this year is 'Fantasy'. The bikini models will be dresses and accessories accordingly to match the surreal theme. So we present to you, the 12 lucky girls who will be embarking on an adventure of a lifetime.
The Beach Pose
All the Kingfisher calendar girls pose together on the beach.
Sid Mallya Poses With The Girls
The girls pose with Siddhartha Mallya in commando attire.
The 24-year-old Gujju girl from Vadodra has confessed that she was not well versed in English when she came to Mumbai. But that did not stop her dreams from coming true.
The 24-year-old is a Mumbai chi Mulgi (Mumbai girl).
Remember the girl who played Jhansi Ki Rani on television? The same Ishita is going to pose for the Kingfisher calendar now.
Delhi belle Kanchan Tomar is the youngest girl among the lot. This is an awfully big break for a 19-year-old!
The 27-year-old Lin from Manipur is already an established model living in New York City.
Well, Pejatovic is obviously not an Indian name. You guessed it right, she hails from Belgrade, Serbia.
American by birth and Indian by decent, Nikkitasha is already the winner of Miss India Worldwide 2009.
The Rope Pose
Nikkitasha becomes a spider.
The Casual Girl
Kingfisher calendar girl looking hot in a white shoulder-less top.
The 23-year-old Goan beauty has her eyes on the cover of the calender!
This Bong beauty from Kolkata has lost 30 kgs to become a bikini model.
The 24-year-old girl from Nagpur is a tough contender.
The 23-year-old girl from Mumbai looks up to Tyra Banks as her role model.
Another Bong beauty to watch out for in the competition.