This is not just a Pageant, It is a competition to be The Bollywood Diva 2017. Anyone from around the world can participate, if you meet the criteria If you are selected we will contact you.
"The Next Bollywood Diva"
Not to be confused with Miss India, Miss America, Miss World America, Miss U.S. International, or Miss Earth United States, Miss Universe, Miss Femina Miss Global
The Next Bollywood Diva is an Indian beauty pageant, talent Hunt and a reality show that will be held annually in India to select the International entrant in the Bollywood Film Industry.
The pageant is owned by New Era Works Production Company and Produced by Carnival Films World, and will be broadcast on Zoom TV.
The Next Bollywood Diva will conduct online Auditions for National and International aspirants interested in participating in the pageant and making career in Bollywood.
What is Bollywood?
Bollywood is the sobriquet for India's Hindi language film industry, based in the city of Mumbai, Maharashtra. It is more formally referred to as Hindi cinema. The term "Bollywood" is often used by non-Indians as a synecdoche to refer to the whole of Indian cinema; however, Bollywood in real sense is only a part of the larger Indian film industry, which includes other production centers producing films in many other Indian languages.
Bollywood is massive. It makes up to 800 films a year - twice as many as Hollywood and about 14 million Indian people go to the cinema everyday Films are made so fast that sometimes actors on set shoot scenes for four different films at a time - using the same actors and the same backgrounds. And sometimes the scripts are even hand-written!
Manmohan Desai, one of the more successful Bollywood directors of the 1970s who is considered by many to be the father of the Masala film, defended his approach thusly:
“We want people to forget their misery. We want to take them into a dream world where there is no poverty, where there are no beggars, where fate is kind and god is busy looking after his flock.”
Bollywood Diva History
The Next Bollywood Diva pageant was conceived out of necessity to provide platform to aspiring models and groom them to become a successful actors and use their fame to help the needy by guiding them towards the path of success.
The Next Bollywood Diva is also unique pageant in another way as the producers own a well respected Celebrity & talent management company and reputed PR Agency which will provide constant support to the participants and guide them towards the successful career in Bollywood.
The Next Bollywood Diva Winner will be awarded an opportunity to act in Bollywood Movie, and provided 4 years of management contract to help her secure a successful career in Bollywood.
The winner is assigned a Four-year contract with the New Era Works Production Company, traveling across the India, and in some cases overseas, to spread messages about the control of diseases, peace, and public awareness of AIDS. Aside from the job, the winner also receives a cash allowance for her entire reign, a Star Institute Academy scholarship, a modeling portfolio, beauty products, clothes, shoes, as well as styling, healthcare, and fitness services by different sponsors of the pageant. She also gains exclusive access to events such as fashion shows and opening galas, as well as access to Bollywood casting and modeling opportunities throughout the World. If the winner, for any reason, cannot fulfill her duties as The Next Bollywood Diva, the 1st runner-up takes over.
Golden Age of Hindi cinema
The period from the late 1940s to the 1960s is regarded by film historians as the
"Golden Age" of Hindi cinema. Some of the most critically acclaimed Hindi films of all time were produced during this period. Include Pyaasa (1957) and Kaagaz Ke Phool (1959) directed by Guru Dutt and written by Abrar Alvi, Awaara (1951) and Shree 420 (1955) directed by Raj Kapoor and written by Khwaja Ahmad Abbas, and Dilip Kumar's Aan (1952). These films expressed social themes mainly dealing with working-class urban life in IndiaSome of the most famous epic films of Hindi cinema were also produced at the time, including Mehboob Khan's Mother India (1957), which was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, and K. Asif's Mughal-e-Azam (1960). The three most popular male Indian actors of the 1950s and 1960s were Dilip Kumar, Raj Kapoor and Dev Anand each with their own unique acting style.
Sholay was released on 15 August 1975, Indian Independence Day, in Mumbai. Due to lacklustre reviews and a lack of effective visual marketing tools, it saw poor financial returns in its first two weeks. From the third week, however, viewership picked up owing to positive word of mouth. Sholay soon became an "overnight sensation". The film was then released in other distribution zones such as Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Bengal, and Hyderabad on 11 October 1975. It became the highest grossing Bollywood film of 1975, and film ranking website Box Office India has given the film a verdict of "All Time Blockbuster".
DDLJ is the longest-running film in Indian history. Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, which ended a 1,009-week run at Mumbai's Maratha Mandir in February.
Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge became the highest grossing Bollywood film of the year, and one of the most successful Indian films of all time. It won 10 Filmfare Awards, the most for a single film at that time, and won the National Film Award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment. Its soundtrack album became one of the most popular of the 1990s.
The Krrish film series is the first franchise to gross over 100 crores. Baahubali is the only franchise to collect over 2,000 crores at the box office and the only franchise where its films have grossed more than 500 crores worldwide.
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Satish Kaushik is an Indian film director, producer, and actor, primarily in Hindi films and theatre. As a film actor he is noted for his roles as 'Calendar' in Mr. India, and as 'Chanu Ahmed' in Sarah Gavron's British film Brick Lane
Yogesh Lakhani, CMD of Bright Outdoor Media, originally hails from Saurashtra, Gujrat, born in Mumbai in lower middle cast family. But his, hard work, dedication, public relation and business strategies made him one of the top business person in India. Bright commenced business in 1980 as an outdoor media company. Today, is one of the leading Out of Home (OOH) media organizations in India and is spreading its footprint rapidly across the country. More than 90% of Bollywood movies comes to Bright Media for their outdoor promotions.Their array of services hoardings include Railway boards, Railway panels, Transfer stickers, Cinema slides, Promos, full train, Bus panels, Full Bus painting, Mobile sign truck, Kiosks, Traffic Booth, Toll Naka, Gantry, Vinyl and TV Advertising.From last two decades he is working with most prestigious awards functions like, Filmfare, Iifa, Femina and many others.Over the past three decades, Bright have grown immensely and recognized as a foremost service provider in this mode of operation.
Dharmesh Darshan is an Indian filmmaker, film director and writer who works in Bollywood.
Viay Jain , CEO and Founder Director , ORRA ,India’s premier jewellery brand with a diversified retail chain of 34 boutiques across 25 cities.Jain has earned a master’s degree in management from SP Jain Institute of Management, completed his bachelors from Sri Ram College, Delhi and his schooling from St. Paul’s, Darjeeling.Before being at the helm of ORRA, Jain had a decade of exposure in areas such as Advisory, M & A and investment banking across diverse industries. His vast professional repertoire spans several leading investment banks, including Kotak Mahindra, Peregrine, SSKI and Rabo Bank.At ORRA, Jain is credited with having transformed a family-run business into a professional organisation.Over the years, ORRA has won several awards including the DeBeers International award, Best Retail Jewellery Chain of the year, Most Innovative Jewellery of the year, Best Retail Transformation of the year and most recently have been voted among the Top 3 Most Trusted Jewellery brands in India by the Brand Trust Report. It has recently won the prestigious award for the Best Earring Jewellery Design of the year at the National Jewellery Awards 2016.The brand also got the opportunity to design for royalty and Hollywood and Bollywood celebrities.
Rajeev Chaudhari , Director. Right from his beginnings as a film trade journalist, Rajeev Chaudhari has a passionate, multifaceted involvement with Bollywood and the audio-visual world of entertainment- television and cinema. His career in writing (film trade journalism - ' FILM INFORMATION') led, almost naturally, to the business of publicity and PR for various well known production banners and film personalities including Dev Anand, Bhappi Soni, Garware's, Rajshri Productions and many others. This phase of what Rajeev calls 'his hands on learning' with superior minds plus his own desire to excel is what has shaped one of Bollywood's youngest and fastest writer/director/producers. Rajeev Produced & Directed a Bollywood movie thriller 'Gunaah', and set up his own production house "Rajeev Choudhari Creations". A string of television serials followed 'Filmi Baatein' (ZEE), 'Aaj Ki Taaza Khabar' (DD/Plus), 'Shop-n-Sing' (NEPC/IN), 'Bollywood to Ajman' (Ajman TV - UAE), 'Bollywood News' (TV Asia - UK), 'Around the World' (In-Mumbai).
The pageant consists of a preliminary competition held a week before the pageant when all contestants are judged in various outdoor, indoor activities, Acting, Dance, adventure games, swimsuit, gown, and interview competitions.
The Next Bollywood Diva 2017 will also be carried via a webcast on the pageant's website. Besides being telecast on Zoom.
The Next Bollywood Diva is open to all female aspirants, who want to make career in Bollywood, regardless of color, religion, ethnicity and citizen of any country who is allowed to live and work in India legally and those who meet the following criteria:
Minimum Height: Above 5'4"
Acting experience: Not required
Language: The show will be Hindi and English but English is not important
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We encourage each state to hold a preliminary competition to choose their participant for The Next Bollywood Diva pageant. The Next Bollywood Diva will be conducting Auditions in the following Cities:
All Participants must register online to receive further instructions and invite for the Auditions.
Auditions are by invite only.
The Next Bollywood Diva licenses out the state pageants to pageant directors, who in some cases are responsible for more than one state.
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Finale Host city
Ahmedabad, in western India, is the largest city in the state of Gujarat. The Sabarmati River runs through its center. Ahmedabad is located on the banks of the Sabarmati River, 30 km from the state capital Gandhinagar, which is its twin city. On the western bank is the Gandhi Ashram at Sabarmati, which displays the spiritual leader’s living quarters and artifacts. Across the river, the Calico Museum of Textiles, once a cloth merchant's mansion, has a significant collection of antique and modern fabrics. It is the administrative headquarters of the Ahmedabad district and the seat of the Gujarat High Court. With a population of more than 6.3 million and an extended population of 7.8 million, it is the sixth largest city and seventh largest metropolitan area of India.