Fashion Modeling is one of the good career option in India, which doesn’t require very sound academic knowledge to become successful.
Making career in Fashion Modeling is highly competitive now days. Any one who own photogenic figure, tall and slim can enter into this field. If he/she is having good communication skill too, he/she can make more progress.
If you are interested in modeling and if you are male, your height generally should be more than 5’11’’ with no visible fat in body.
For female, height should be generally more than 5”8”” and weight should be as low as possible.
It is possible to work as model in part time, it will not kill your much time, you can continue with your study or other full time job. Working as a Model is not too tough.
Where exactly models works?
Here is info of different kind of jobs of Professional models in India
Catwalk- participate in fashion show for displaying designers cloths.
Photo Shoot- Photo of models is used for magazine, newspaper or event etc.
Ad Campaigns- Participate in advertisement for any product for print ads or for TV ads.
How new models get works for him/her?
To get modeling work, you need to join various modeling agencies in your city or nearby cities. Modeling agency will keep your portfolio and each details about you. Agency will take some amount of fee from you for the service.
Whenever any client need modeling service, they contact modeling agency and they select models based on expenditure amount.
Anushka Sharma (Actress of movie Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi ) got selected for audition because of she was enrolled with Elite Modelling Agency
Earning Of models
For fresh models earning depend on various factors and the client. but for general idea, here is some information of earning in India
For Catwalk- Rs 2000-5000 per day for fresh models.
Photo Shoot- Rs 5000- Rs 15,000 per photo published for new models
Ad campaign- Rs 10,000- Rs 50,000 per ad, depending upon various things.
If any model work on international project, he/she can earn much more money.
Once any model becomes famous, they don’t require any modeling agency for next work. Many offers for TV/ Movie/ Print Media will come directly, once he/she is popular. There is no upper limit of income in that case.
In India, skin color does matters a lot. Fair skin models get more work offers, but this tendency is decreasing now.