Indian model, fashion designer, and television broadcaster Diandra Soares. She is best known for how bald she appears on the catwalk. In 2014, she participated in the reality competition Bigg Boss 8. She was born on 13 August 1979. Her age is 43 years in 2022.
Early years: Diandra Soares
In Bandra, Maharashtra, Diandra Soares was born into a middle-class family. Her family was never involved in the modelling industry. She continued her study at St. Xaviers after completing her secondary education in Bombay. Former Indian model Madhu Sapre served as Soares’ modelling role model.
Private life: Diandra Soares
Diandra and Gautam Gulati were dating while she was a contestant on Bigg Boss. Do It Like Diandra is a web series that Diandra is producing in 2016.
Modelling profession: Diandra Soares
Since the age of 16, Soares has been involved in the modelling industry. For Tips & Toes, she received her first assignment, and McDowell’s hosted her debut performance. She received contracts from numerous top brands, like Dinesh Suitings, VIP Lingeries, and Tillsbury whisky, thanks to her 1995 Miss Bombay title. Throughout her career, she has participated in numerous international fashion shows put on by Gucci, Leonard Paris, Emanuel Ungaro, Sonia Rykiel, and Miami Fashion Show. Soares is renowned for how bald she appears on the runway.
During Lakme Fashion Week, designers used Soares to begin and finish their runway displays. She once more shaved her head in September 2013. Soares said it was done for religious reasons and that she felt spiritually empowered by going bald. She also said that because of her bald head, she might not be able to attend many fashion weeks. She had her head shaved once more during Big Boss 8’s session.
In 2011, Soares competed in the fourth season of the well-known celebrity stunt competition Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi. She became one of the well-liked competitors, competed all the way through, and finished first runner-up. In the eighth season of the Indian TV reality series Bigg Boss, which debuted in September 2014 on Colors, Soares entered the competition. On December 14, 2014 (Day 84), she was kicked out of her apartment after 12 weeks. In 2016, Diandra created the online series Do It Like Diandra.
Model and former “Bigg Boss” candidate Diandra Soares recently spoke out against Suhel Seth’s sexual harassment of her. Diandra had posted a thorough narrative of the incident that happened a few years ago on her social media account. The 39-year-old described how Seth forced his tongue down her throat in a lengthy Facebook note. Diandra expanded on the incident and the #MeToo movement in general in a new interview with Zoom.
Beginning with her recollection of the incident’s night, Diandra said, I was there in 2012 for a fashion event because I was coming home after a sabbatical after two years. I had a social connection with Suhel, and we were both at the after party.
Another instance of molestation by an unidentified stranger in a bus when Diandra was 10 years old is what Diandra further credits for her tough attitude. This time, no one came to her aid. That day, I realized no one is going to come and aid you, Diandra explains.