- Title: Fashion week in Mumbai gets grand opening despite coronavirus fears
- Date: 14th March 2020
- Summary: ***WARNING: CONTAINS FLASH PHOTOGRAPHY*** (SOUNDBITE) (English) INDIAN DESIGNER, ROHIT VERMA, SAYING: "I have got LGBT community, I have got acid (attack) victims, I have got Kalpana Gandhi, you know, an old lady opening the show. So, because Sindoor is (unclear) for love. Love has got no gender. And like I said, the colour white stands for peace. That's what I depicted in my collection on 'Sindoor Khela' (Bengali tradition where women smear each other with vermillion)."
- Keywords: Bombay Times Fashion Week India Mumbai Rohit Verma Urvashi Rautela fashion
- Reuters ID: LVA002C50WB4F
- Location: MUMBAI, MAHARASHTRA, INDIA
- City: MUMBAI, MAHARASHTRA, INDIA
- Country: India
- Duration: 00:00:19
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9
- Topics: Arts / Culture / Entertainment,Fashion
- Story Text: Grand annual style event, Bombay Times Fashion Week, opened on a chic note in India's showbiz capital of Mumbai on Friday (March 13).
Indian designer Rohit Verma showcased his Bengali festive collection, named 'Sindoor Khela'. Wearing a long skirt dress, Verma came with models representing every aspect of diversity, from the LGBT community to elderly and even acid attack survivors.
Bollywood actress Urvashi Rautela turned showstopper for Verma as she dazzled in her traditional outfit.
The first day of Bombay Times Fashion Week was themed 'Glamour With A Purpose'. Despite coronavirus threats, the show was packed to its capacity.
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