Sonam Kapoor to be showstopper for Abu Jani-Sandeep Khosla at IBFW

Bollywood actress and fashion icon Sonam Kapoor will be the showstopper for fashion designers Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla at the seventh edition of the BMW India Bridal Fashion Week.

The five-day event will showcase the latest collections of renowned Indian designers like Tarun Tahiliani, JJ Valaya, Falguni-Shane Peacock, Gauri-Nainika, Shantanu-Nikhil, Rina Dhaka, Ashima-Leena, Sulakshana Monga, Suneet Varma and Jyotsna Tiwari.

The opening show will feature the collections of designer duo Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla who will showcase the rich legacy of silks, brocades, gold and silver thread work and carpet weaving. They will present an elaborate theatrical set that recreates the Varanasi ‘ghats’.

Organisers of show, to be held between August 7-11, revealed that actress Sonam will be walking for the designer duo, who are regular designers of the Bachchan family of Bollywood.

Designer Suneet Varma who will bring a graceful end to the event on August 11 by showcasing 'Couture- A Love Story!'.

Meanwhile, Sonam had also inaugurated the India International Jewellery Week (IIJW) on Monday, August 3. She lit the lamp and looked gorgeous as she walked the ramp in an emerald green backless gown by Michael Costello. She teamed it with a diamond bracelet and emerald earrings and a ring.

The IIJW event ended yesterday, August 6.