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Pravin Talan, one of the best known photographers in the country collaborated with fashion icon Vandy Mehra to create an innovative and inspirational calendar ‘Legends of Tomorrow’ featuring twelve highly celebrated names from various fields. The stunning images and the novel concept has made it a collector’s item.These young achievers meaningfully dubbed as “Legends of Tomorrow” have defined Indians achieving global success across different platforms. A careful selection process lasting many weeks has given twelve faces to the calendar Legends of Tomorrow’, many of them having been photographed for the first time ever for a calendar like this.
The names are from as diverse fields as Sports, Culture, Business, Diplomacy, Spirituality, Music, and Entertainment to Publishing, sharing their mantras of success with the world in the calendar and two minute exclusive video clips for the social media.
While Brahmakumari Sister Shivani has a cult following of devotees, Nadir Patel is considered to be amongst the forty most influential Canadians of Indian origin, also having become the first Indian ever to be appointed as High Commissioner for Canada to India.
Bhushan Kumar, MD T-series, at a young age has taken Indian music across the globe and Yamini Reddy, the National Award winner classical dancer is a tasteful blend of grace, vigor, control, elevations and sensuality makes her an unquestionable inspiration to millions. Ace shooter Jitu Rai, from Indian Army, has not only won gold at both the Commonwealth and Asian Games but one of the best hopes for India at the next Olympics.
Pravin Talan’s unique vision and original approach has created a lasting impression of the subjects he photographed. Talking about the calendar he said, ‘ my biggest challenge was to keep each image unique and bring out the essence of the achievers with a subtle hint of their chosen profession.’
This is the second year of the calendar after the immense popularity of previous edition ‘Legacy of Legends’. Talking about the calendar Vandy Mehra said that it has been a consistent effort on their part to acknowledge and pay a tribute to the Indians who have achieved global success and inspired millions.
Publishing giants Prakash & Vikas Johari of Maxposure group, Jt. MD Sudhir Gensets Rahul Seth, National Award winning author Faraaz Kazi, Arjuna Awardee gorgeous Women Grandmaster Chess Tania Sachdeva, top commentator Gautam Bhimani ,world renowned stand up comedian Papa CJ, and women entrepreneur Ruchi Chopra Makkad are other celebrities featuring in the calendar.
The calendar was launched at the Canada House recently and the evening was hosted by His Excellency Mr. Nadir Patel, High Commissioner for Canada to India & Mrs. Jennifer Graham along with Vandy & Manoj Mehra, Director, SBJ. The who’s who of entrepreneurial, social & political circuit of Delhi was present for the launch including noted names like Burak Akcapar
( Ambassdor for Turkey to India ),MS Bitta, Raghu Rai, Kaushalya & Raja Reddy, Rajan & Ala Madhu, Ustaad Shujat Khan & Parveen Khan, Shazia Ilmi, Sawti Pandya Sood, Rashi Anand and gorgeous anchor for the evening Shivani Wazir pasricha, along with many others.
A non-commercial venture the SBJ Legends of Tomorrow Calendar 2016 will be made freely available across the Internet along with the video bytes of the achievers sharing their success story.
“If even one youth gets inspired by this effort, then all the hard work and months of preparation in the calendar has been worth it,” said the master photographer Pravin Talan.
Wishing you a very happy and prosperous New Year.