The ramp for Indian runway week Autum Winter 2016 is Sharmila Tagore, Soha Ali Khan

Veteran actress Sharmila Tagore and her daughter Soha Ali Khan are set to walk the ramp for Indian runway week Autum/Winter 2016. The three day event will see talented upcoming designers showcasing their collections as other Bollywood diva’s like Esha Gupta, Zeenat Aman and Mugdha Godse too will walk the runway.

The latest season of the fashion week will have the mother and daughter walk for designer Rohini Gugnani and Shweta Sharda respectively, showcasing the Avadh era in her designs, read a statement.

Sharda will present the glory of womanhood through her designs on the ramp, depicting the brave step taken by women in redesigning their own map to explore the world and Soha is excited“Her (Sharda) collection is about women like me who love to travel around the world” Soha said.

Gugnani, on the other hand, will showcase a concept derived from the cities of Kanpur, Lucknow, Faizabad which will redefine the glory of Avadh period in present time.

“I am very humbled that Sharmila Tagore has agreed to be the face of the collection. No one could else could better represent the Nawabi elegance and style,” said the designer.

Among other celebrities, Actress Esha Gupta will turn showstopper for designer Yoshita Yadav at the Indian runway week Autum/Winter 2016.

Internationally known Bangladeshi fashion designer Bibi Russell will open India Runway Week 2016 Winter-Festive. Russell’s Khadi collection will be made from handspun and hand-woven fabric diversified by art and design intervention, to be made more suitable for the modern context.

To be held at the Thyagaraj Stadium in New Delhi, the three-day fashion event organised by the Indian Federation for Fashion Development (IFFD), will take place from September 16-18.