Mumbai — Newcomer Upen Patel has been roped in as the brand ambassador for Provogue’s new line of denim and innerwear.
Upen, who debuted as the stylish Casanova in director Abbas-Mastan’s “36 China Town”, has been given the title of the Provogue youth icon.
He has signed a five-year contract with the company and he will be responsible for the look and styling of the brand.
It seems Upen is the flavour of the season with multiple films under his belt. He is working with some established names in Bollywood – Suniel Darshan, Vipul Shah and Rohan Sippy to name a few.
Kanwal Toor moves to theatre
From modelling to anchoring and now acting… model Kanwal Toor will soon be seen in producers Anand Mundra and Himanshu Sanghvi’s play “Ae..ae.ae..phasaa”.
Kanwal, who hosts the talk show “Filmi Fever” on Zoom channel, first came into the limelight when she represented India at the Miss International Contest 2001.
She was initially hesitant about acting in a play, but her producers have praised her.
“Kanwal was brilliant. Her performance was like mind blowing, I mean considering she was always into modelling and this being her debut in acting,” said Mundra.
When asked, if she would like to work again with the same cast and crew, she said: “Yes of course, they are wonderful people.”
Nasir Kazi gets into direction
Nasir Kazi, son of well-known comic star of Indian cinema Johnny Walker, has now moved to direction.
He has directed his first play “Ae..ae. ae..phasaa”, which is of course what he is best at, a comedy drama. He plays the lead as well in his directorial debut.
Apart from serials, Nasir has also done his bit in theatre, anchoring, commercials, video jockeying and music videos.