Dadasaheb Phalke awarded photographer, Amit Khanna keeps no stone unturned while presenting his out of the box ideas before the audience. Every year Amit presents his Calendar of the year rooted with a deep message as a take away for the audience. This year too, Amit’s concept for Calendar 2020 is the tale of contemporary situations clubbed with famous fair tale characters with a twist. He has named it ‘Once Upon Now’.
Amit has featured popular personalities like Tina Dattaa, Debina Bonerjee, Nyra Banerjee, Rohan Mehra, Chetna Pandey, Ruslaan Mumtaaz, Reyaansh Vir Chhadha, Eshanya Maheshwari, Abhishek Bajaj amongst the others. Also, this is the first time where Tik Tok stars have been roped in for a Calendar; Manav Chhabra (Mr.MNV) and Aashna Hegde are a part of the Calendar. The Calendar will also see splitsvilla fame Miesha Iyer, winner of Indias next top model Riya Subodh and debutant Aradhana Dhawan.
Amit says, “Shooting this years calendar needed a lot of planning. I wrote the calendar in August and the entire team worked very hard to ensure we execute it as per vision. It took us 4 months to put it together and we finally completed it. We have tried to tell a story through every picture I hope people like our work.”
Concept and Photography by Amit Khanna, Styled by Victor Robinson and Sohail Mughal. Hair Styled by Priya Yolmo Bhatia. Assistant Photographer and BTS by Davesh Mehta. Makeup by Anshu Gautam, Daren Memon, Sahil Anand Arora, Tanaaz Sayed & Tessie Quiney; the Calendar is a must watch this season.
The calendar was launched in ABCD, an Uber Restro Bar in Andheri amidst various personalities from the entertainment industry.