“Channel I presents Lux Super Star” returns

The launching event of the country’s most awaited and glamorous platform, Channel i presents Lux Super Star, was held on January 3, 2018 at the Grand Ballroom of Westin Dhaka.

There is much more to a woman than her pretty face. Her talent, confidence, hard work and dedication, courage and strength in character are what make her extraordinary and beautiful. Inside and out. A woman’s essence is made up of both the seen and the unseen. And this year’s Lux Super Star has commenced the search for the untapped side of a woman’s beauty.

Registration for Lux Super Star was announced along with the logo reveal. In keeping with the times, the registration process was completely digitised for the first time in the history of the contest. Contestants can now easily register at the newly launched website www.luxsuperstar.com or through Lux Bangladesh’s Facebook page.

Unilever Bangladesh Limited’s Category Head, Skin Cleansing, Nadia Tabassum emphasised, “There are multiple facets to women. They can no longer only be defined by their physical beauty. Just how the definition of women has changed, so has the face of Channel i presents Lux Super Star.”

As he revealed the media campaign of Lux Super Star, Unilever Bangladesh Limited’s Head of Personal Care, Nafees Anwar said, “The former Lux Super Stars are leading the industry today. And those who emerge after going through Channel i presents Lux Super Star’s training, grooming and mentoring, will one day attain the top positions in the industry.”

He also thanked everyone who were involved with this event, especially Channel i, “We have constantly had Channel i as our partner, and with their cooperation and patronage, the former Lux Super Stars have been able to express their talents. So I deeply thank the Channel i family.” Mr Faridur Reza Sagar, the Managing Director of Channel i, formally inaugurated this season’s journey of Lux Super Star by wishing all contestants the very best of luck.

Lastly, the three judges, Sadia Islam Mou, Tahsan Khan and Arifin Shuvo were all revealed. The Judges expressed their excitement for being a part of the new contest. They both expressed their hopes and belief of our next Super Stars rising from this platform.

The winner for this year’s Lux Super Star will be gifted a new car and 5 lakh taka in cash. She will be the brand ambassador of Lux and will get the opportunity to perform in Unilever brand communications. She will be the cover girl in prominent beauty magazines and will get a grooming course in the Bangladesh Film & Television Academy. The winner will also get the chance to act in the lead role in a film produced by Impress Telefilm and in special dramas by Channel i.

The first runner up will get 4 lakh taka in cash and the opportunity to perform in Unilever brand communications. She will be the cover girl in prominent beauty magazines and get a grooming course in the Bangladesh Film & Television Academy as well.

The second runner up will get 3 lakh taka in cash and the opportunity to perform in Unilever brand communications. She will also be the cover girl in prominent beauty magazines and will also get a grooming course in the Bangladesh Film & Television Academy.

Apart from these, all top 10 contestants will have a portfolio done by renowned photographers.

Journalists, former Lux Super Stars, media personnel, and top officials of Unilever Bangladesh Limited and Channel i were present at the event. The event ended with all the former Lux Super Stars, Judges and top officials of Unilever Bangladesh Limited and Channel i taking part in a photo session together.

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Mahmood Hossain

Mahmood Hossain is Assistant Editor at ICE Today. He has a passion for film, the love of fashion and is a social media MVP. Follow him: @moodyvintage