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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.

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