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A positive economic growth resulted from economic reforms and the resultant increase in consumerism with better income levels has given a tremendous boost to the advertising industry. This along with the increasing reach of electronic media and upsurge in fashion and textile industry, have all contributed in making modeling an attractive career option. It is one of the most fascinating career options and extremely popular among youngsters. Good earnings and instant popularity are the main advantages that a career in modeling can offer. As Modeling is also considered as a gateway for entry to the film industry, the competition in the modeling career is also very high. Modeling as a profession attracts males and females equally, though there was a time when females dominated it, and still they have better opportunities than their male counterparts. This is often a short-lived career and by and large most models are young though older people do well for certain products and styles.

Career Prospects of Career in Modelling

Modeling in India is mainly categorized into print modeling, television modeling, still modeling, showroom modeling, ramp/live modeling, advertising modeling etc. The job opportunities are available in product advertising, live fashion shows, music videos, in garment fairs and acting in television programs or films. Besides models having wide experience in this industry can open school/institution for imparting training to aspiring models. Experienced models also can set up model co-ordinating agency for providing opportunities to aspiring models. Modeling believed to the gateway to bollywood. Thus, after a successful career in modeling one can try his/her luck in film industry.

Skills & Education Required for Career in Modelling

No specific qualification, course or age limit is required to enter into modeling field. However, physical attributes are more important. The first and foremost step is to prepare a portfolio. This consists of a series of photographs taken by a professional photographer. The portfolio can then be shown to an advertising agency or to a model co-ordinating agency or to a fashion designer. The second way is to apply for the contests sponsored by magazines, cloth manufactures, cosmetic companies etc and participating in beauty pageants. Mostly models learn on the job as there is no standard training in this area. Nevertheless a beginning has been made by ex-models by setting up training schools particularly in Delhi and Mumbai.

Comments/ Reviews on Career in Modelling

  • My dream is modelling... watevr be the circumstance.. i'll hv 2 do it...!! Posted By : Vivek singh, on 28-04-2012 09:17:04 Report Abuse

  • My dream is modelling... watevr be the circumstance.. i'll hv 2 do it...!! Posted By : Vivek singh, on 28-04-2012 09:16:23 Report Abuse

  • Hi, Wan looking Good role in Modling.. Posted By : Heena, on 23-02-2012 09:16:25 Report Abuse

  • hi,i m 23 yrs old want to start my career into modelling just want to know how get into this Posted By : Dj, on 10-01-2012 12:04:18 Report Abuse

  • hello sir..im abhishek frm delhi.. my hight is 6.2ft.i want to be a model so plz help me . Posted By : abhishek thakur, on 05-11-2011 17:07:29 Report Abuse

  • no comment Posted By : rahul kumar, on 20-09-2011 18:13:20 Report Abuse

  • sir plz give me any idea to join thus amazing n glamorous life this is my phone no plz tell me. i want to join in ur institute plz tell me Posted By : daksh, on 24-07-2011 14:59:18 Report Abuse

  • sir plz give me any idea to join thus amazing n glamorous life this is my phone no plz tell me. i want to join in ur institute plz tell me Posted By : daksh, on 24-07-2011 14:57:20 Report Abuse

  • sir plz give me any idea to join thus amazing n glamorous life this is my phone no plz tell me. i want to join in ur institute plz tell me Posted By : daksh, on 24-07-2011 14:56:15 Report Abuse

  • mulimedia,any Posted By : chenthil kumar, on 22-07-2011 17:19:03 Report Abuse

  • sir, can u give me all details regarding successful career in modelling and about modelling institutes in pune. Posted By : Dhiraj Pardeshi, on 14-05-2011 13:23:33 Report Abuse

  • sir, can u give me all details regarding successful career in modelling and about modelling institutes in pune. Posted By : Dhiraj Pardeshi, on 14-05-2011 13:23:33 Report Abuse

  • sir i am mohinder. Posted By : bhinder, on 02-05-2011 13:16:46 Report Abuse

  • i want sucessful model so what can i do Posted By : anilkumar, on 14-04-2011 00:37:21 Report Abuse

  • sir myself molly w to this frame ie .modelling kindly suggest me few courses.thanku Posted By : molly biswas, on 06-03-2011 13:23:00 Report Abuse

  • Please give me some details for modelling i am going to join for the modelling course Posted By : Puneet zangir, on 26-02-2011 13:25:41 Report Abuse

  • sir,i want to know from when i am going to join for the modelling course. please respond to my query.. thank you Posted By : Bikash Gupta, on 13-02-2011 09:55:03 Report Abuse

  • sir,i want to know from when i am going to join for the modelling course. please respond to my query.. thank you Posted By : Bikash Gupta, on 13-02-2011 09:54:47 Report Abuse

  • sir,i want to know from when i am going to join for the modelling course. please respond to my query.. thank you Posted By : Bikash Gupta, on 13-02-2011 09:54:44 Report Abuse

  • sir,i want to know from when i am going to join for the modelling course. please respond to my query.. thank you Posted By : Bikash Gupta, on 13-02-2011 09:54:01 Report Abuse

  • can u give me details about this on my cell phone? Posted By : sandip godse, on 17-06-2010 03:13:27 Report Abuse

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