Throwback Thursday: A teenage Manish Malhotra takes us back to his modelling days
We have known Manish Malhotra as an ace fashion designer for decades now. He makes all the pretty ladies and the handsome hunks look even better with his creations. The industry's top names flock to him when an event pops up on their calendars. But Manish Malhotra as a model? No one even knew or heard that he had a thing for the camera and had ever posed for one himself! That is until he shared this epic throwback picture from an old magazine photoshoot on social media.
In the pictures shared by him, Manish is seen posing with actor Pooja Bedi and another male model. Both of them are dressed in loose white shirts and trousers while Pooja Bedi poses in a fashionable long coat. "This is before I started my career as a costume designer in 1990," he writes adding that he was all of 19-years-old at the time. Time flies, and how! When he was posing as a young model, Manish probably didn't know he would become every model's favourite one day.
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#major #Flashback ., I must have been 19 years old .. This shoot with @poojabediofficial for a magzine shoot as a Model .., #poojabedi sent me these pics today and we laughed and I am sharing them with you’ll 😊this is before I started my career as a CostumeDesigner in 1990 .. time flies and how 😊
Pooja Bedi, much delighted to have discovered an old gem, also commented on the post, recollecting how Manish's first film as a costume designer happened to be a film of hers (Lootere, directed by Dharmesh Darshan).
We don't know if this was the designer's only stint with modelling or whether he did more. But our throwback Thursday is truly made!