Rahul Sharma

Kingfisher Calendar

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Kingfisher Calendar

The Kingfisher Bikini Calendar, or the Kingfisher Calendar, is a calendar published by the United Breweries Group of India annually since 2003 that features models in swimsuits. Described by Rediff as "arguably the most prestigious [modelling assignment] in India", it is credited with advancing the careers of models and actresses like Katrina Kaif, Deepika Padukone, Yana Gupta, Ujjwala Raut, Nargis Fakhri, Bruna Abdullah, Lisa Haydon, Karishma Kotak and Angela Jonsson. Photographer Atul Kasbekar has been associated with the calendar since its inception. Kasbekar along with Vijay Mallya are credited with creating the idea of the annual Kingfisher Calendar.

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Kingfisher Calendar Website

  • Official Website
  • Kingfisher Calendar Model Hunt

    The Kingfisher Calendar Model Hunt, now known as Kingfisher Supermodels is an annual competition to select a model for the annual calendar. Started in 2010, the competition has been televised by NDTV Good Times. The format includes competing 10 women in a reality show across 13 episodes.

  • 2010 - Himarsha Venkatsamy
  • 2011 - Angela Jonsson
  • 2012 - Nathalia Kaur
  • 2013 - Nevena
  • 2014 - Rikee Chatterjee
  • 2015 - Dayana Erappa
  • 2016 - Aishwarya Sushmita
  • References

    Kingfisher Calendar Wikipedia


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