FFACE (Fame Fashion and Creative Excellence)

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Fame Fashion and Creative Excellence (FFACE)
Brand
Industry Media
Founded 2014
Headquarters Kolkata, India
Area served
India
Owner Neil Roy
Parent Royz Media and Entertainment
Website www.fface.in

Fame Fashion and Creative Excellence (FFACE) [pronounced | feɪs] is eastern India's prominent media, fashion and talent management brand. It is a platform provided to aspiring actors, models, fashion photographers, designers, make-up artists and the like who are meticulously chosen by a distinguished panel of judges from the fashion and film fraternity.[1] Their abilities are showcased through the FFACE Calendar and other FFACE events side by side with eminent Tollywood celebrities and celebrities from different walks of life.[2][3]

The FFACE Core Team[edit]

  • Neil Roy - Founder and Owner
  • Indroneel Mukherjee (IM) - Director, Fashion
  • Shanker Kaul - Head of Marketing and Planning
  • Paromita Ghosh (Candid Communication) - Strategic Consultant
  • Ranadeep Basu (Dreamshow Experience) - Events Consultant
  • Kaustav Saikia - Director, Photography

FFACE Calendar[edit]

FFACE Calendar is an annual fashion calendar by budding talents and is a flagship event of FFACE, held within the first quarter of a calendar year. The first edition of the calendar was shot on 18 March 2014 [4] with 7 fresh faces and 2 celebrity actors. It also provided platform to one fresh photographer, one make up artist and one hair stylist.[5] FFACE managed to have widespread circulation of its Calendar in film, fashion and media houses in Kolkata as well as Mumbai.[6] FFACE Calendar has been supported by innumerable celebrities from film, fashion and sports.[7][8][9][10][11]

FFACE Calendar Edition 3 was the start of a first of its kind television reality show aired on Music Bangla and Zeal Lifestyle.[12]

Calendar Releases[edit]

S.No Year Core Team Members Models Celebrities Shooting Location Release
1 2014
Indroneel Mukherjee, Lopamudra Mandal Saha, Samrat Das, Rahul Banerjee
Risha Mukherjee, Antasheela Ghosh, Ekta Mukherjee, Tanisha De, Nikita Dhamija, Anjali Dasgupta, Priyasha Chaudhuri and Megha Chowdhury
Calendar Cover - Ridhima Ghosh and Sayani Datta
Nath Bari - Beleghata, Kolkata 4 May 2014 at Tantra, Park Hotel
S.No Year Core Team Members Models Celebrities Shooting Location(s) Release
2[13] 2015
Indroneel Mukherjee, Ujjayini Banerjee, Samrat Das, Rahul Banerjee, Shankar Kaul, Paromita Ghosh
Akbar Hassan, Enakshi Ghosh, Sreya Pal, Anwesha Das, Ayoshi Talukdar, Ayishi Mukherjee, Swastika Dutta, Tanika Basu, Sravasti Banerjee, Kinkini Dasgupta, Kaushani Das and Moizz Hanif
[14]
Calendar Cover - Mimi Chakraborty Judges - Sharbari Dutta, Sayani Dutta, Satrajit Sen and Raj Chakraborty.
AIM and Saltlake 12 March 2015 at Tantra, Park Hotel
S.No Year Core Team Members Models Celebrities Shooting Location(s) Release
3 2016
Indroneel Mukherjee, Samrat Das, Shankar Kaul, Paromita Ghosh, Ranadeep Basu
Tushar Sen, Gourab, Sneha Mitra, Popi Bera, Shreyasree Ghosh, Piyali Saha, Manjuri Dey, Sushmita Pal, Lydia Walters, Arshee Dey, Jass Sarkar and Subhasree Kar
[15]
Judges - Raj Chakraborty, Agnimitra Paul, Sudarshan Chakraborty, Sanjoy Nag and Riecha Sharma Special Guests - Saheb Bhattacharya, Vikram Chatterjee, Rudranil Ghosh, Satrajit Sen, Indrasish Roy, Supriya Devi, Sabitri Chatterjee, Neel Dutta, Mimi Chakraborty Soumendu Roy, Sakti Banerjee and Arati Mukherjee
Park Hotel, Ranikuthi, Wiseowl, Rush Fitness and Midascure 9 January 2016 at the Main Banquets, Park Hotel
S.No Year Core Team Members Models Celebrities Shooting Location(s) Release
4 2017
Indroneel Mukherjee, Shanker Kaul, Kaustav Saikia, Paromita Ghosh, Ranadeep Basu
Shahzeb Ahmed, Sanjib Das, Ayushmita Roy, Jessica Aaron, Shruti Priya, Shalini Roy, Manirika Karmakar, Pallabi Bhattacharya, Trisha Nayak, Nandita Chatterjee, Munmun Roy and Rashmita Ghoshal
Calendar Cover - Sonali Raut Judges - Anindita Bose, Aneek Dhar, Neeraj Surana, Deanna Dejanovic and Jaya Misra Special Guests - Vikram Chatterjee, Rudranil Ghosh, Gaurav Chakraborty, Ridhima Ghosh, Kanchan Mallick, Raj Chakraborty
Hotel Park Plaza and VIP Villas Pattaya 13 January 2017 at the Aqua, Park Hotel
S.No Year Core Team Members Models Celebrities Shooting Location(s) Release
5 2018
Indroneel Mukherjee, Shanker Kaul, Kaustav Saikia, Paromita Ghosh, Ranadeep Basu
Sean Banerjee, Rakesh Balmiki, Urvashi Roy, Tanuja Dutta, Dia Sen, Pari Chettri, Ankita Ghosh, Aditi Biswas, Pratyusha Ray Chaudhuri, Anne Shrivastava, Sushmita Mondal and Rwituparna Ghosh
Calendar Cover - Kyra Dutt [16] Judges - Parambrata Chattopadhyay, Payal Sarkar, Indroneel Mukherjee, Sudeshna Roy and Shyam Sundar Dey Special Guests - Anindita Bose, Rudranil Ghosh, Subhasree Ganguly, Surojit Chatterjee, Raj Chakraborty
Camellia Resorts and Spa, Shantiniketan and Bangkok, Thailand 14 January 2018 at the Aqua, Park Hotel

FFACE Reality Show[edit]

FFACE Calendar launched first of its kind reality show in 2016 with budding talents aspiring to be a part of the glamour world. Over 40 contestants fought for the top 12 positions to feature in the FFACE Calendar through various activities, tasks and eliminations during their 20 days of grooming period. This was televised in a regional television channel in West Bengal.

The edition 2019 will witness the first ever national glamour web reality series in collaboration with Addatimes.

Year Channel Name Type Viewership
2016 Music Bangla Ground Regional
Year Channel Name Type Viewership
2017 Music Bangla Satellite Regional
Year Channel Name Type Viewership
2018 Music Bangla Satellite Regional

MAX Fashion Icon[edit]

FFACE had integrated with MAX Fashion Icon since 2015. Akbar Hasan, model of FFACE Calendar 2015 was the first one to be selected as a wild card to enter the Grand Finale of the Max Fashion Icon 2015 in Delhi. He was styled and groomed by Marc Robinson. The winners of the Max Fashion Icon gets featured and portfolio shot by Cosmopolitan magazine along with Cash prize worth Rs 2.5 lacs each.[17]


Year Name
2015 Akbar Hassan
2016 Popi Bera
2017 Jessica Aaron

Gionee Association[edit]

China's leading mobile phone manufacturer Gionee collaborated with FFACE as the title partner for the 2017 edition. FFACE Calendar was thus re-branded as Gionee FFACE Calendar 2017.[18]

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