The tasks a Model is expected to perform include:

Posing draped or nude for painting, drawing or clay modelling

Posing according to the directions of artists, modeller, sculptor and photographer

Posing in sitting, standing, reclining position or in act of doing work like pouring, lifting, carrying, etc. as directed by artist, modeller and sculptor

Changing the pose when required by artist or model

Ability to pose as per instructions

Ability to be in one pose for long time as instructed

Knowledge of different poses for different work

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Camera-friendly attitude



Pleasing personality


Good communication skills

Physically fit

Ability to express

It needs one to be on their toes

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs are available in some cities

Work from home option is not available

Working hours
Working hours are flexible for 5/6 days a week. This may vary from assignment to assignment

Being self-employed is also an option. In this case, the working hours and days will be flexible

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

The job is considered to be mildly hazardous or dangerous

Occupational hazards include headache, stress, back pain,etc.

Health hazards include exposure to rapid weight loss, eating disorders, etc.

For freshers - INR 6,000 to INR 10,000 per show

For candidates with 2-3 years of experience - INR 20,000 to INR 30,000 per show

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Overview of India Fashion Industry

The Indian fashion industry is expected to reach US$ 400 million in a couple of years with vigorous 10%+ growth year over year.The main focus for the Indian fashion industry is growth and even though the business has witnessed a steady rise of attention from international stakeholders and fashion voices, the numbers are small when compared to the horde of buyers and brands represented at the major fashion weeks in London, Paris, Milan and New York.

The industry has been experiencing a great transformation through social media, fashion bloggers and e-commerce.Today with increasing digitization of content and convergence of distribution platforms, technology is increasingly playing an important role across the fashion industry value chain. All these factors put together are only going to increase the job opportunities for a Model across towns and cities in India.

Advertising companies across India

Media and entertainment companies across India

Photographers, artists and sculptors across India

Towns and cities across India

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International Institute of Acting & Modelling, Kolkata

Aimfill International, Bangalore

National College of Media and Communication, Chennai

Institute of Creative Excellence, Kolkata

ITA School of Performing Arts, Mumbai

Dreamcast, Tamil Nadu

R.K. Films Media & Academy

Frankfinn Institute of Modelling and Acting

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