Agnimitra wants Bengali film hero as show-stopper

Kolkata: After roping in sporstpersons like Odafa Okolie, Jose Ramirez Baretto and Tolgay Ozbey in her fashion show, ace designer Agnimitra Paul will now introduce popular Tollywood actor Abir Byomkesh Chatterjee in a future show.

"Yes I have been planning to have someone like Abir, an emerging youth icon for her screen presence and rise in popularity among the Bengali film audience. What can be better!," Agnimitra, who designed for 'Via Darjeeling' featuring Kay Kay Menon, Sonali Kulkarni, Parvin Dabas and Vinay Pathak told PTI.

The Kanamachhi-star, standing next to her at the exhibition, said, "A show-stopper in an Agnimitra fashion show, donning robes designed by her!!! I am more than okay with it. Why don't you ask her to arrange the whole thing real fast!"

The one-day Fireflies show focused on the current status of trends featuring designers from Will's & Lakme India Fashion Week.

Leading city models as well as actors like Rituparna Sengupta sashayed the ramp set up in between numerous stalls showcasing the very ethnic and contemporary from the premier fashion event.