Samala Venu performing
with one of the models, at a unique fashion-cum-magic
show, in the Nizam Club, recently
Mysteries”, a unique medely of fashion
and magic, also the first of its kind in
India was held at the Nizam Club lawns in
was organised by Samala Venu, a Magician
par excellence, Guinness Book of World Record
Holder and National Youth Awardee. The show
introduced fashion into his magic, not only
for its glamour but also for its functionality.
conceived a show where the models on the
ramp would provide the glitz and glamour
and enhance the mood of his magic.
was left mesmerized and the show is bound
to become a watershed in the fashion world.
This could be eye-opener to make ramp-walking
to models to be more creative.
began with pure fashion where in models
presented traditional and formal wear, both
for women and men. The show picked up pace
when magic started and Venu began his tricks.
Amidst the sashaying on the ramp, bouquets
were created out of nothing, umbrellas turned
into sticks, doves and pigeons were seen
flying from nowhere, shadows created illusions,
girls were floating horizontally in the
wizard’s ring and sticks danced. Models
enjoyed performing in these weird impossible
scenes. It was a “never seen before”
enjoyed every minute, as they sat glued
to their seats. This is a new way of making
fashion shows more exciting than the otherwise
not be a dull and drab affair, with only
ramp walking and hand waving. Models Vidhya
Naidu, Sunitha Madhulika, Randeep, Sarika
Jaiswal, K. Nikitha, Shafali Jaiswal, Parvez,
Mohd. Muzeeb Rabbu and Visha Sachdev participated.
Mr. George provided the light and sound
effects whereas Mr. Prashant Surya choreographed