Mangaluru: Twelve beautiful faces out of 25 contestants made it to the 12 months of the soon to be launched year 2017 calendar in a glittering ceremony on Sunday, December 18 held at Forum Fiza Mall.
Diya SV, Dixon Macahdo, Namratha Rai, Krithi Shetty, Sharan Shetty, Rajath S, Shreyas Shrey, Shravya SK, Reemal Rodrigues, Famela Aranha, Ashfan Anshu and Rachan Acharya were selected as the final twelve to feature in the new calendar which will be released on December 29.
The event was a grand success with large number of audience cheering the 25 beautifully dressed contestants from Dakshina Kannada. Some of the contestants came down from various parts of India as well as Dubai for the first-of-its-kind event taking place in the coastal city.
A new website and android app ‘OLPA.com’, a new window to events and whereabouts of Mangaluru was launched on the occasion. While the website was launched by Vedavyas Kamath, BJP president for south Assembly constituency and Uday M Naik, Assistant Police Commissioner, Mangaluru, Central Division, the android app was launched by Dakshina Kannada Youth Congress, President, Mithun Rai.
Variety of dances was presented by Team Velocity. Melodious numbers sang by Shilpa, Rajath, Nitin Acharya and Amulya Mallikarjuna enthralled the audience. Actress Anvita Sagar of ‘Dhand’ fame delivered a beautiful dance performance which thoroughly entertained the audience.
The main event of the evening, Calendar Face 2017 was adjudged by prominent personalities in the field namely Sonal Monteiro (Actress-Sandalwood/Coastalwood), Nagraj (Actor), Pooja Shetty (Actress-Sandalwood/Coastalwood), Jeevan Gatty (Managing Partner-Designer Mantra), RJ Lavanya (Radio Jockey), Jitendra Kundeshwar (Journalist) and Pragati AS (Actress-Sandalwood/Coastalwood).
All the 25 contestants answered the question: Why do you want to become the Calendar Face? Most of the contestants answered that they want to see themselves as winners and have full confidence to be the calendar face.
All the contestants were honoured with participation certificates. The names of the best 12 faces were announced by event manager Kiran Shenoy.
All the sponsors, event partners and media partners were felicitated on the occasion.
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