Get Gorgeous

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Get Gorgeous
Get Gorgeous.jpg
GenreReality television
Country of originIndia
Original languagesEnglish, Hindi
No. of seasons6
No. of episodes68
Production
Running time60 minutes (with commercial)
Release
Original networkStar India
Channel V India
Picture format
Original releaseJuly 1, 2004 (2004-07-01) –
November 21, 2010 (2010-11-21)

Get Gorgeous was an Indian reality television show and model talent search that premiered in 2004 by one of India's music channels, Channel V India. The show was formatted by Kaveri Mehrotra while Amar Deb was the head of the channel. Get Gorgeous was about discovering the next face of modeling in India.

Seasons[edit]

Season Premiere date Winner Runner-up Other contestants Number of contestants Destination
1 1 July 2004 Aarohi Mishra
Archana Vijaya
Natasha Suri
Tanvi Singh
N/A Abha Bakaya, Anjali Raj, Asha B. R., Drashta Sarvaiya, Lakshmi Rebecca, Latika Chauhan, Mihika Verma, Natasha Bahmani, Natasha Sethi, Sanya Aslam Shaikh, Sapna Chandrasekaran, Shereen Appanna 16 India
Goa
Mumbai
2 23 April 2005 Priyanka Shah Tina Noronha Mitali Badkur & Tanushree Biswas & Tina Desai & Tonisha Pawar, Kanika Khanna & Priyanka Kumar & Rinita Talapatra & Smita Sharma, Chahat Sabaji & Mahima Chaudhary & Melanie D'Mello & Ridhima Sharma, Malika Jan & Sudharani Gupta 16 Sri Lanka
Bentota
India
Mumbai
3 16 March 2006 Anurita Jha
Meenal Thakur
Dipitha Shayan Andrea Wiltshire, Dimple Anand, Jyothi Mahadev, Rucha Gawas, Rupalee Yadav, Swetha Reddy 15 India
Goa
Mumbai
4 7 June 2007 Rachel Varghese Rebecca Maumkel Sarika, Mizpah Waters, Sneha, Nina Sarkar, Kirtana Krishnan, Arlette Evita Grao, Arika Silaichia, Nidhi Sunil 10 India
Goa
Mumbai
5 16 May 2008 Iris Bhaskar Maity Gwendolyn Athaide
Salome Narayana Polaki
Sameera, Lavanya Tripathi, Roopa, Arushi Virani, Aarohi Kadam, Anjali Raut, Setareh Nour 10 India
Kerala
Mumbai
France
Paris
6 29 August 2010 Preeti Chauhan Roushni Das Gauri Janwalikar, Tanya Nambiar, Shibani Suvarna, Hazel Sobti, Asmita Sood, Mruga Kulkarni, Riddhima Shahani, Jenny Ghottra 20 India
Goa
Mumbai
Delhi
Rajat Dahiya Udit Methi Michael Obidiki, Charudutt Sapra, Pankaj Tanwar, Ankit Raj, Samridh Bawa, Asif Sataar, Veir Dhillon, Bharat Sharma

Get Gorgeous 1[edit]

The show's first season aired on July 1, 2004 with the finale on September 23, 2004.[1] It had 6,000 entries received and 16 finalists were taken to the coast of Goa. The season was hosted by VJ Sarah-Jane Dias, with renowned fitness instructor Mickey Mehta, photographer Sameer Parekh, well-known choreographers Tanya LeFebvre and Aparna Behl, designer Aparna Chandra, make-up expert Ambika Pillai and Hemant Trivedi as judges.

The show's prizes for this season include walking for designer Suneet Verma at Rome Fashion Week and a contract with Elite Model Management in India. The four winners were Aarohi Mishra, Archana Vijaya,[2] Natasha Suri[3] and Tanvi Singh.

Contestants[4][edit]

Name Age Height Hometown
Abha Bakaya 23 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) Delhi
Anjali Raj 19 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in) Mumbai
Asha B. R. 20 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) Bangalore
Drashta Sarvaiya 23 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) Delhi
Lakshmi Rebecca 23 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) Chennai
Latika Chauhan 21 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) Delhi
Mihika Verma 19 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) Mumbai
Natasha Bahmani 17 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) Mumbai
Natasha Sethi 20 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) Mumbai
Sanya Aslam Shaikh 17 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) Mumbai
Sapna Chandrasekaran 23 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) Bangalore
Shereen Appanna 20 1.69 m (5 ft 6+12 in) Bangalore
Aarohi Mishra 18 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) Bangalore
Archana Vijaya 21 1.72 m (5 ft 7+12 in) Kolkata
Natasha Suri 20 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) Mumbai
Tanvi Singh 20 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) Bhopal

Get Gorgeous 2[edit]

The second season first aired in April 23, 2005 with the finale in June 11, 2005 and it was hosted by season 1 winner Archana Vijaya.[5][6] It had 5,000 entries received and 16 finalists were taken to the training camp at Taj Exotica in Bentota, Sri Lanka. The season had designers Hemant Trivedi, model Noyonika Chatterjee and model-turned-actor Milind Soman as judges.

The winner of the season was Priyanka Shah.[7] She receive:

Contestants[edit]

Name Age Height Hometown Outcome Place
Mitali Badkur 24 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) Bangalore Episode 3 16-13
Tanushree Biswas 19 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in) Pune
Tina Desai 21 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) Bangalore
Tonisha Pawar 21 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) Bangalore
Kanika Khanna 20 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) Delhi Episode 5 12-9
Priyanka Kumar 23 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in) Delhi
Rinita Talapatra 18 1.60 m (5 ft 3 in) Mumbai
Smita Sharma 22 1.72 m (5 ft 7+12 in) Delhi
Chahat Sabaji 22 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) Delhi Episode 6 8-5
Mahima Chaudhary 17 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) Pune
Melanie D'Mello 21 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) Mumbai
Ridhima Sharma 20 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) Mumbai
Malika Jan 22 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) Bangalore Episode 8 4-3
Sudharani Gupta 22 1.72 m (5 ft 7+12 in) Mumbai
Tina Noronha 22 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) Bangalore 2
Priyanka Shah 21 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) Pune 1

Get Gorgeous 3[edit]

The third season first aired in March 16, 2006 and with the finale on May 4, 2006.[8], and had fifteen finalists. The season was hosted by VJ Pia Trivedi, with model-turned-actor Dino Morea, model and ace fashion choreographer Marc Robinson, and fashion designer Surily Goel as judges.

The prizes include: a talent contract with Channel V India and a modelling contract with Matrix Model Management in India. The winners of this season were Anurita Jha and Meenal Thakur.[9][10]

Season 3 Contestants[edit]

Name Age
Andrea Wiltshire 17
Dimple Anand
Jyothi Mahadev
Mallika Bhatt
Rucha Gawas 18
Rupalee Yadav
Swetha Reddy
Taapsee Pannu 17
Dipitha Shayan
Anurita Jha 23
Meenal Thakur 22

Get Gorgeous 4[edit]

The fourth season aired on June 7, 2007[11] and with the finale on August 9, 2007.[12] The season's host was VJ Pia Trivedi, alongside with the judging panel were make-up artist Samantha Kochhar, Alison Kanuga and fashion designer duo Shantanu Mehra & Nikhil Mehra. The 10 finalists travelled to the Swaswara resort in Goa. The prizes include: a talent contract with Channel V India and a modelling contract with Elite Model Management in India. The winner of the season was Rachel Varghese.[13]

The Grand Finale had over 1,000 guests visiting the live runway. The anchor of the live show was Channel V's VJ Pia Trivedi. During the taping of the season, Channel [V] allowed a blogger from Trendy.com to live among the contestants and collect exclusive behind-the-scenes material for a section of the show's website called “The Gorgeous Blogger”.

Contestants[14][edit]

Name Age Height Hometown Outcome Place
Sarika 23 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in) Bangalore Episode 4 10-9
Mizpah Waters 24 1.63 m (5 ft 4 in) Delhi
Sneha 24 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) Delhi Episode 5 8-7
Nina Sarkar 19 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) Mumbai
Kirtana Krishnan 22 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) Bangalore Episode 7 6
Arlette Evita Grao 18 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in) Mumbai Episode 13 5-4
Arika Silaichia 17 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) Pune
Nidhi Sunil 20 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) Bangalore 3
Rebecca Maumkel 18 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) Mumbai 2
Rachel Varghese 19 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) Mumbai 1

Get Gorgeous 5[edit]

The fifth season aired on May 16, 2008[15] and with the finale on July 26, 2008. This season was hosted again by VJ Pia Trivedi. Indian Supermodels Diandra Soares and Gauahar Khan were judges and their model mentor. The 10 finalists travelled to Kerala and the 3 finalist travelled to Paris. This season garnered an average of 10 million viewers, making it the highest rated season of the show's history.

The winner of the season was Iris Maity, beating Gwen Athaide and Salome Narayana Polaki in the finale. She receive:[16]

Season 5 Contestants[edit]

Name Age Height Model Coach Place
Sameera 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) Diandra 10
Lavanya Tripathi 18 1.58 m (5 ft 2 in) Gauahar 9
Roopa 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) Diandra 8
Arushi Virani 19 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) Gauahar 7
Aarohi Kadam 22 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) Gauahar 6-4
Anjali Raut 21 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) Diandra
Setareh Nour 18 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in) Diandra
Gwendolyn Athaide 19 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) Gauahar 3-2
Salome Narayana Polaki 23 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) Gauahar
Iris Bhaskar Maity 24 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) Diandra 1

Get Gorgeous 6[edit]

The sixth season aired on August 29, 2010[17] and with the finale on November 21, 2010. This season was hosted by VJ Andy with the brand new judges were: model Kamal Sidhu, fashion photographer Vikram Bawa and fashion designer Gayatri Khanna, and 2 new mentor are supermodels Sahil Shroff & Archana Vijaya. After 2 years gap, the show return with 20 brand new contestant, including male contestant for the first time. The prizes include a 1-year modelling contract with Kwan Entertainment. The two winner of the season were Preeti Chauhan & Rajat Dahiya.

Contestant[edit]

Name Age Height Hometown Model Coach Outcome Place
Gauri Janwalikar 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) Mumbai Archana Episode 2 20-19
Michael Obidiki 25 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) Nashik Archana
Charudutt Sapra 21 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) New Delhi Sahil Episode 3 18
Tanya Nambiar 23 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) New Delhi Sahil Episode 4 17
Shibani Suvarna 23 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) Pune Archana Episode 5 16
Pankaj Tanwar 21 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) Haryana Sahil Episode 6 15
Ankit Raj 22 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) New Delhi Archana Episode 7 14-13
Hazel Sobti 21 1.58 m (5 ft 2 in) Goa Sahil
Asmita Sood 20 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) Shimla Sahil Episode 8 12
Samridh Bawa 19 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) Mumbai Archana Episode 9 11
Asif Sataar 21 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) Kashmir Archana Episode 10 10-9
Mruga Kulkarni 19 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) Pune Archana
Riddhima Shahani 20 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) Pune Sahil Episode 11 8
Veir Dhillon 20 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) Pune Archana Episode 12 7
Bharat Sharma 25 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) Mumbai Sahil 6-5
Jenny Ghottra 23 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) Toronto, Canada Sahil
Roushni Das†[18] 18 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) Mumbai Archana Episode 13 4-3
Udit Methi 23 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) Pune Sahil
Preeti Chauhan 23 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) New Delhi Archana 2-1
Rajat Dahiya 22 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) New Delhi Sahil

Results[edit]

Place Model Episodes
2 3 4[a][b] 6 7 8[c] 9 10 11[d] 12[e] 13
2-1 Preeti SAFE SAFE SAFE SAFE LOW SAFE SAFE SAFE SAFE LOW SAFE WINNER
Rajat SAFE SAFE SAFE SAFE SAFE OUT SAFE SAFE LOW WINNER
4-3 Roushni SAFE SAFE SAFE SAFE SAFE SAFE SAFE LOW LOW SAFE LOW OUT
Udit LOW SAFE SAFE SAFE LOW SAFE LOW SAFE SAFE LOW SAFE OUT
6-5 Bharat SAFE LOW SAFE SAFE SAFE SAFE SAFE SAFE SAFE SAFE OUT
Jenny SAFE SAFE LOW OUT SAFE SAFE OUT
7 Veir SAFE SAFE SAFE SAFE SAFE SAFE SAFE LOW SAFE OUT
8 Riddhima LOW SAFE SAFE LOW SAFE LOW SAFE SAFE OUT
10-9 Asif LOW SAFE SAFE LOW SAFE LOW SAFE OUT
Mruga SAFE OUT SAFE SAFE SAFE SAFE OUT
11 Samridh SAFE SAFE SAFE SAFE SAFE IMM OUT
12 Asmita SAFE SAFE LOW SAFE SAFE OUT
14-13 Ankit SAFE SAFE SAFE SAFE OUT
Hazel SAFE SAFE SAFE SAFE OUT
15 Pankaj SAFE SAFE SAFE OUT
16 Shibani SAFE SAFE LOW OUT
17 Tanya LOW LOW OUT
18 Charudutt SAFE OUT
20-19 Gauri OUT
Michael OUT
  The contestant was eliminated
  The contestant was eliminated outside of judging panel
  The contestant was immune from elimination
  The contestant won the competition
  1. ^ In episode 4, Tanya was eliminated from the casting challenge. Because of that, Mruga, who was eliminated last week, return to the competition.
  2. ^ In episode 5, Asmita, Jenny & Shibani, who was in the bottom in the last episode, have a shoot-out in swimsuit at the pool, and Shibani was eliminated on that battle. The elimination in episode 5 was not shown, which carried over into the episode 6.
  3. ^ The elimination result in episode 8 was not shown, which carried over into the first half of episode 9.
  4. ^ In episode 11, Jenny & Rajat return to the competition for having the most audience's vote.
  5. ^ In episode 12, Veir was eliminated for the worst performance on the commercial.The elimination result in episode 12 was not shown, which carried over into the first half of episode 13.

Challenges[edit]

  • Episode 2 photo shoot: Makeover
  • Episode 3 photo shoot: Swimsuit calendar for MiD-DAY
  • Episode 4 commercial: Garnier product in pair
  • Episode 5 commercial: Garnier product
  • Episode 6 photo shoot: Homosexuality couple
  • Episode 7 photo shoot: Adam and Eve
  • Episode 8 video shoot & commercial: Bollywood couple; Scooty Pep motorbike in group
  • Episode 9 commercial & photo shoot: LG Cookie smartphone in group; Rich and poor style
  • Episode 10 photo shoot: Love in the air
  • Episode 11 photo shoot: Marico Hair & Care campaign
  • Episode 12 commercial & photo shoot: Mumbai Underworld online game; Editorial shoot for Grazia in pair
  • Episode 13 runway: India Fashion Week 2010

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Channel [V] Get Gorgeous premiers on July 1". Retrieved 2019-10-27.
  2. ^ "Archana Vijaya profile". South Indian Cinema Magazine. Retrieved 2018-04-28.
  3. ^ Priyananda. "Femina Miss Diva: Natasha Suri". Femina Miss Diva. Retrieved 2018-04-28.
  4. ^ "Get Gorgeous's Contestant". Retrieved 2021-08-02.
  5. ^ "Get Gorgeous-II gets CHannel [v] at the top". Retrieved 2018-04-28.
  6. ^ "Glam up with magic makeover". Retrieved 2021-03-13.
  7. ^ "Priyanka Shah wins Channel [V] 'Get Gorgeous II'". Retrieved 2018-04-28.
  8. ^ "Channel [v] ropes in Mrs Marino as presenting sponsor for 'Get Gorgeous 3'". www.exchange4media.com. Retrieved 2021-01-19.
  9. ^ "The Record Music Magazine". www.therecordmag.com. Archived from the original on 2006-11-20. Retrieved 2018-04-28.
  10. ^ "Get Gorgeous 3 has two winners". www.tellychakkar.com. Retrieved 2020-08-16.
  11. ^ "Channel V presents Get Gorgeous". Retrieved 2019-10-27.
  12. ^ "Whose will be the hottest face?". Retrieved 2020-08-16.
  13. ^ "rediff.com: A known face at 19: Meet model Rachel Varghese". specials.rediff.com. Retrieved 2018-04-28.
  14. ^ "Get Gorgeous 4's Contestant". Retrieved 2020-08-21.
  15. ^ "'Get gorgeous' with Channel [v]". Retrieved 2020-08-16.
  16. ^ "Iris Maity Gets Gorgeous in Channel V on July 26th 2008". Hamara Photos. Retrieved 2018-04-28.
  17. ^ "Gals & guys in Gorgeous 6". Retrieved 2019-12-01.
  18. ^ "A Tribute To Roushni Das". Retrieved 2019-11-15.

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