ROBOTS ON RAMP
The most awaited & anticipated first edition of HTC Tech Fashion Tour 2016 (TFT) held in Mumbai in February 2016, was a roaring success as celebs, designers, socialites, fashionistas & tech-enthusiasts poured in ample numbers for this unique fashion extravaganza. The first time attempt to emphasise Fashion’s influence on Technology in India, was loved by all. Technology and Style are now looked upon as co-existing attributes in a gadget or similar products. Also, for the first time on the fashion ramp were sleek, smart and efficient nextgeneration robots by UBTECH, with advanced motor skills and amazing co-ordination. The line-up of designers included Archana Kochhar, Rocky Star, Ken Ferns and a grand finale by Pria Kataaria Puri, all presenting their path-breaking, exquisite new-age collections. Sonakshi Sinha opened the fashion tour in the presence of Mr. Ramesh Somani, EXHIBIT Group Founder & CEO and Mr. Manu Seth, Sr. Director Marketing HTC South Asia, and industry folk like Sooraj Pancholi, Urvashi Rautela, Rajniesh Duggall, Neil Nitin Mukesh, Divya Khosla Kumar, Gautam Gulati, Pooja Chopra, Hard Kaur, Claudia Ciesla, Daisy Shah, and Tara Alisha Berry. and Suresh Wadkar, who regaled the audience with Jagjit Singh’s chosen gems. A unique short film on the life and music of the legend was also showcased. The first Jagjit Singh memorial award was presented to maestro Illayaraja by Chitra Singh, the chairperson of the Jagjit Singh Foundation. The evening also featured the formidable trinity of Pt. Hariprasad Chaurasia , Pt. Birju Maharaj and Ustad Zakir Hussain in a unique confluence of sur, nritya, and taal.