Kingfisher Calendar is also called Kingfisher Bikini Calendar. Since 2003, the United Breweries Group of India is publishing this calendar. In this calendar, the swimming costume worn by the models are in the photos. The Kingfisher calendar was created with the inspiration of the Pirelli calendar. Rediff describes India as the most unmistakably modeling model. This calendar is credited with the participation of models and actresses who have a good career. Models and actresses like Katrina Kaif, Deepika Padukone, Yana Gupta, Nargis Fakhri, Brunea Abdullah and Angela Johnson are on the calendar. Photographers Atul Kasbekar is lead with this calendar. The annual Kingfisher calendar was created by Cosbicar Vijay Mallya.
Isha Gupta (born November 4, 1985) is an Indian actress and model who works in Hindi films. She represented the country in the Miss International 2007 competition and won the Miss India International title. In 2012, Mahesh Bhatt made her a part of the special films on the three films' agreement. She appeared on the big screen from Deshmukh's film Jannat 2. She also appeared in Bhatt's film Raaz 3D and Prakash Jha's Chakravyuh.
Angela Johnson started her career with modeling. She got fame in the modeling world through Kingfisher Calendar. Angela also won the title of Kingfisher Calendar Model Hunt 2011. After that, she was seen in 2012 as judge of the Kingfisher Calendar. She has also learned Hindi to make her career in Hindi cinema. She has also been in the 2011 list of "Top 50 Most Desirable Women" in the Times of India survey.
Ashika Pratt is a New Zealand super model. She is best known for her appearance in the 2010 Kingfisher calendar and in the same year Vogue India magazine cover. At age 15, she was discovered by an agent and participated in the contests of Miss and Mr Howick being second. After competing in the contest she decided it was not her thing and signed with Nova Models. Her first job was for a Glassons television commercial, a New Zealand clothing line. That same year Pratt made her debut on the catwalk. With Nova Models, she made covers for yourself and Her Magazine. She also announced for the Mitsubishi brand.
Sheetal Menon is an Indian model and actress who is mainly active in the film world. Sheetal has acted in many films so far. She has played a major role in the movies like My Name Is Khan, The Desire, Shaitan, Julai, David, Saagasam etc. She has also been a lead model in the 2005 and 2008 Kingfisher Calendar Photoshoots.
Lisa Hayden, is an Indian model and actress who works in Bollywood films. She has received critical acclaim for her work in the Comedy Drama film "Queen". Haydan has worked in a number of commercially successful films like "Housefull 3" and "Ae Dil Hai Mushkil". She was first seen by Anil Kapoor and his son in a coffee shop, and then she was selected for the movie "Ayesha". In 2014, Haydon was seen in the movie "Queen" with Kangna Ranaut, in which heden's performance was very much appreciated by critics.
Actress Saiyami Kher made her Bollywood debut with the Bollywood film 'Mrizya'. Not many people will know that Saiyami was a sportsperson before coming into acting. Her first love was badminton. She was also a star cricketer. She was also to be selected in the National Team of Women's Cricket.
Nathalia Kaur a Brazilian model and actress who originally worked in Indian films. Along with the film, she also worked on television commercials. Kaur had worked as a model in Brazil and other countries until the offer to work in India. There she won the Kingfisher Calendar Model Hunt in 2012, and in the same year, Kingfisher Swimsuit calendar figures.
Nicole Faria is a model from Bangalore who was crowned Miss Earth 2010 on December 4, 2010. She is also the first woman in India to win Miss Earth. Nicole Faria has been in the fashion world since 2005. She has posed for fashion magazines such as Elle, Cosmopolitan and Vogue among others. She has also performed at Lakme Fashion Week, at the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week, and at the Colombo Fashion Week.
Charlotte Lohmann is the Australian model. Charlotte stepped into the modeling world at the age of 18. Her appearance is attractive. There are some unique features in Lohmann, stems from a mix of German and Fijian-Indian backgrounds. Charlotte's beautiful stature separates her from the crowd.
Monikangana Dutta is an Indian model and actress based in Mumbai. Assam's dancer Monikangana Dutta, the audience first saw her in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's film Guzarish (2010) in the role of Estella Francis with Hrithik Roshan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. In 2001, Moni won the Metropolitan Top Model contest in France.
Yana Gupta, birth name Yana Sinkova (Check: Jana Synková), Czech model and actress from Mumbai to work in. Yana is a citizen of the Czech Republic. Prior to the start of her career in India, Yana had succeeded in major fashion centers such as Milan, Hamburg and Japan. After marriage, she changed her surname to Gupta and kept the same name after the divorce.
While still in college, Padukone began her career in the modeling business. She was spotted at a competition at the National Law School in Bangalore, and soon made her debut on the catwalk at Lakme Fashion Week in 2005. At the fifth annual awards ceremony, Kingfisher Deepika was awarded the title Model of the Year.
Fakhri began her career as a model in the television series America's Next Top Model. As an actress she made her debut in the Indian film Rockstar, for which she received a Filmfare Award nomination in the best debut category. She received critical acclaim for her performance in the political-themed film Madras Cafe.
Nora Fatehi was born in Canada. She is also active in Telugu and Tamil films besides Hindi films. Nora Fatehi started her career with the Hindi film Roar: Tigers of the Sunderbans. After that she appeared in the Telugu film Temper. After this she has also appeared in the Telugu film Kick 2 and Bahubali.
Shruti Agarwal (born September 26) is an Indian model and actress. She is known for her films Shadow (2009), directed by Rohit Nahar and Tere Bin Zia Nahi Zaye (2010) directed by Satish Kaushik. In 2006, she earned fame for being a model in the 2006 Kingfisher Swimwear calendar model.
Sonali Raut was born on December 23, 1990. She is better known for her film 'The Xpose'. This film was released on May 16, 2014, in which she had been seen romancing with singer Himesh Reshammiya. The total budget of the film was Rs.15 crore. She had a debut in Bollywood with Himesh Reshammiya in this film. Sonali was as fatty as many Bollywood actresses, but later she fitted herself to make her career in the field of acting. Apart from this, she has also appeared in a reality show whose host is Salman Khan.
Kayra Dutt is an Indian model and a movie actress. She started her acting career in a Bollywood movie called 'Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year' in 2009. She has done her primary education from Kolkata. She had made her career in modeling since the age of 15. She has been cover for the famous calendar Kingfisher of India. As a popular model, Kyra has worked with brands such as Kingfisher and Mercedes. Now she's turned her career from modeling to acting. After Kingfisher Calendar 2013, Kaira Dutt returned to Bollywood. Her first film as a lead actress is Calendar Girls.
Rochelle Rao is an Indian actress, model and TV anchor. Rochelle also won the Femina Miss India International crown in 2012. She has worked in several TV shows and has also been seen shooting photos in the Kingfisher Calendar. She participated in Colors TV's reality show Bigg Boss Season 9 as a competitor. Apart from this, she has also starred in the role of Lotri in the Kapil Sharma show. Rochelle has been the first runner-up of Pantaloon Femina Miss India South in 2012.
Karisma Kotak is a British-Indian model, actress and TV host. Karishma was born on 26 May 1982 in the north-west London, England. She used to stage his graduation in science and marketing strategies. She wanted to become a teacher in the initial times. Karisma hosted a show called Extra Inning T20.
She began her career at the age of seventeen, after winning the Femina Look of the Year, and Miss India competition and finishing the next Elite Model Look of the Year in the top fifteen. She has modeled for numerous designers, including Ungaro, Yves Saint-Laurent, Roberto Cavalli, Hugo Boss, Cynthia Rowley, Diane von Fürstenberg, Dolce & Gabbana, Betsey Johnson, Gucci, Valentino, Oscar de la Renta, Emilio Pucci and Victoria's Secret. She then appeared in various advertisements, including those for the aforementioned Roberto Cavalli, Dolce & Gabbana, Victoria's Secret, Yves Saint-Laurent, but also for Revlon and H&M.