The much awaited charity fashion show ‘SEEDZ – An Initiation for a Better Tomorrow’ was successfully held in Kolkata on Saturday, June 13th. In a one of a kind fund raiser by Hope Kolkata Foundation, around 45 famed celebrities from Bollywood, Tollywood and Tellywood walked the ramp with underprivileged street children.
The collection for the show was by designer Snehashish Bhattacharya whose creations are known for the influences of rich and vibrant Indian crafts. For the SEEDZ fashion show, the showstoppers of his collection were well known actresses Soha Ali Khan and Rituparna Sengupta.
Soha Ali Khan was dressed in a deep green, gold and red traditional lehenga. She was decked in heavy kundan jewelleries that included haath phool, jhoomar and a striking necklace. A red Bengali style bindi completed her regal look.
Charity fashion show SEEDZ held in Kolkata
Soha Ali Khan 2015
A silk saree in teal and orange color was Rituparna Sengupta’s showstopper outfit. The rich sari featuring elaborate embroidery detailing was set off with striking gold necklace, kada, earrings, finger rings and a bold nose ring.
Bollywood actor Rituparna Sengupta
Fashion designer Agnimitra Paul was among those who walked the ramp for the noble cause. She wore a gorgeous silk sari featuring beautiful paisley embroidery over shades of pine green, deep pink and gold.
Fashion designer Agnimitra Paul
Famous Bengali actor June Malia sashayed down the ramp in an elegant red and gold sari that had detailed border embellishments. An understated gold necklace, bangles and finger rings completed her subtle and sophisticated look.
Bengali film actor June Malia
Manabi Banerjee, better known as India’s first transgender College principal also took time out to grace the event. Dressed in a luxurious red saree, she walked down the ramp holding the beaming child in her arms. She was decked up in gold jewelleries that included a beautiful maang tikka, necklace and traditional Bengali bangles.
India’s first transgender college principal Manabi Banerjee
The funds raised through this noble venture will go towards children who are need of education and basic living amenities. Through this initiative, the organizers hope not only to help these children but also raise awareness in the society about the help and care that they need.
Charity fashion show SEEDZ