Register Now for 2023 Face of India

Model Registration

Designer Showcase

The whole world of fashion, glamour and culture was present as contestants all across India spiritedly walked the ramp to be the next Face of India 2022 with acclaimed designers such as Amin Farista (Collection Gandhian Fab), Niti Singhal (Collection Twee in One), Bhavini Parikh (Collection Bunko Junko), Ivodia London, Sumit Das Gupta, Ashok Maanay (Collection Suroor) and Siddhant Agrawal. The showcased collection was a story beautifully woven through sustainable fashion in different styles.

Beauty Pageant

Internationally acclaimed Face of India (FOI) in association with the AMF, held its grand finale in Pune and crowned six winners from over 6000 entries received from various parts of the country. The property opens gates to endless opportunities for aspiring models and plays the role of a mentor in their fashion journey. The extensive judging panel included Mr. Badal Saboo (Chairman, Face of India), Rajiv Sonigara, (Co-Director, Sonigara Corp), and acclaimed Indian actors that included Sahil Shroff, Elakshi Gupta, Nikki Tamboli, Ayeesha Aiman, and Kabir Singh. 

Sonigara Project Launch

Sonigara Corp. also teamed up with Face of India and launched “Codename Vogue”, a new ultra-fashionable residential project near Aundh, on a 9+ acre land parcel. This property will add a fashionable sentiment to the city and claims to create a New Aundh in Pune.


“Codename Vogue” is truly a unique project aimed at setting the highest levels when it comes to luxury and fashionable property offerings in Pune, enabling the community to make their style statement through their new address. This will create the next benchmark in fashionable living with cutting edge design and a trendiest lifestyle. The glamour associated with the iconic Face of India is only matched by Sonigara’s standards for delivering unique homes and lifestyle experiences

BAES Pune Chapter Launch

To promote the recognition of blogging as a profession, Bloggers Alliance Education Society (BAES) along with Pune Fashion Week chose to proudly announce the launch of the Pune of the Bloggers Alliance at the Face of India event and appointed Mr. Badal Saboo as the President of the BAES Maharashtra Chapter.

Face of India Achievers Awards 2022

The event also recognized various achievers of India who have contributed tremendously in their fields with Face of India Achievers Awards 2022.

Awardees: Dr. Amit Nagpal (President, BAES, India), Mr. Devendra Jaiswal (Co-Founder Story Mirror), Mr. Vikram Kotnis (Founder & Managing Director, Beyond Walls),  Mr. Aman Mehra (Director, Tribe Co-living), Mr. Abhishek Mishra (CEO of Dada Saheb Phalke International Film Festival (DPIFF)), Mr. Jimmy Mistry (Founder Della Leaders Club), Ms. Amita Deshpande (Founder, Recharkha, The EcoSocial Tribe), Mr. Raqesh Bapat & Ms. Isha Bapat (Earth Canvas & Co. – A confluence of art & sustainability), Mr. Ganesh Bakale (Director, Maha Ngo foundation), Ms. Dimple Vaghela & Ms. Laveena Keswani (Previous FOI Winners) and Mr. Lalit Dhanwe, Karaha Studio

About Face of India

In association with AMF, Pune Fashion Week (PFW) launched Face of India in 2014. It was the first time India participated in AMF, the largest and most prestigious platform in Asia’s fashion fraternity. Based on their talent and suitability, contestants are selected for the final rounds of the competition. Winners will represent India in the Asia New Star Model Contest in South Korea

Asia Model Festival (AMF), sponsored by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism Introducing Asian models and fashion/beauty-related industries to the world. AMF is also a global cultural content platform that introduces global brands and artists of Asia.

Mr. Badal Saboo

Chairman, Face of India
Managing Director, PFW

A serial Entrepreneur, not averse to taking risks, Badal has over the years built an interesting portfolio of investments and proprietary businesses in the real estate and lifestyle sectors. Under him the Badal Saboo Group has grown from being a pure Commodities player to emerging as a leading name in the world of Fashion, Real Estate Advisory and Hospitality.

PFW is one such establishment that brings together well-known International as well as Domestic Designers who are institutions by themselves and are profusely talented emerging names that need a sought-after platform, celebrities that endorse innovation in Luxury and Fashion, array of Industry specialists, Indispensable stakeholders and the curiously fashionable end-users that make PFW a success story each year.

In fashion, Badal has been instrumental in conceiving and building the Pune Fashion Week brand into a leading Indian Luxury Fashion Exhibition platform. He has also been a key participant in driving growth at the World Fashion Week, Korea Modelling Associations International talent discovery platform ‘Face of Asia’, Asia Model Festival and Nivedita Saboo Couture. Having grown an enviable portfolio of fashion showcasing platforms, Badal’s next venture in the space ‘Fashionable Bharat’ is focused on building social capital through an innovative NextGen sourcing and distribution model.

In Real Estate & Consulting, Badal has focused on the high end branded real estate segment and is credited with introducing rapidly growing globally renowned brands such as World Trade Centre, FTV Residences, Fendi Residences, Bentley Residences, Disney Homes in India.

Mr. Yang Eui Sig

President, AMF

“We are really glad and excited to have India as one of the Partner countries to participation the Asia Model Festival. This association is a great opportunity for all the stakeholders from the Korean fashion industry to explore India, which is one of the fastest growing consumer markets in the world.

This platform will serve as a golden career opportunity for aspiring as well as professional models to explore fashion avenue in Korea and in other Asian countries.”