ADVISORY BOARD

NEETA LULLA

Fashion Designer


Neeta Lulla, the 4-time National Award Winning Fashion Designer is the driving force behind our Fashion Design Department. She has created costumes for famous Bollywood movies like, Devdas, has facilitated for the entire apparel for the epic movie, Jodha Akbar and many other bespoke national as well as international projects. Being associated with Hamstech’s Fashion Design Department as a Celebrity Mentor, she enriches the lives of students through her experience and expertise from the fashion industry. It is under her guidance and mentoring that Hamstech transforms thousands of beginners into successful designers and international entrepreneurs.

SHABNAM GUPTA

Interior Designer


Shabnam Gupta is a personality who makes spaces speak through her creativity. Listed among the Top 10 Designers by Forbes India & and a celebrity Interior Designer, she mentors our Interior Design students.Thanks to her unique ideas, personalised design style and customised furnishings, she has closely worked with prominent celebrities like Kangana Ranaut, Irfan Khan, Raveena Tondon, Parineeti Chopra and many others, by adding the rustic & royal elements to their abodes. The knowledge imparted by her consists of key techniques on how colours, textures, innovations and ideas can bring a difference to a living space as well as the living standard of an individual.

AVINASH GOWARIKER

Photography


A renowned name in the world of celebrity photography, Avinash Gowarikar is the guiding mentor for our Photography courses. He is the man behind hundreds of successful film publicity posters like Dangal, Houseful, Judwa 2 etc. as well as Ad shoots of famous television shows such as Satyameva Jayate, Indian Idol and more. Through his lens of experience, the students at Hamstech get to explore varied streams of photography and gain the courage to step into this challenging world of visions and perspectives.

KAILASH NAYAK

Graphic Designer


Kailash Nayak, whose contributions in the graphic designing world are most prevalent in the Bollywood industry, is the face of Hamstech’s Graphic Design Department. Following his award-winning design of Dev D film poster, his commendable artwork in Baahubali graphics and exceptional ideology in teaching graphic design afforded him the title of “Guru of Graphics”. With his graphic designing expertise of over 10 years, Kailash Nayak guides the aspiring graphic designers of Hamstech in giving their digital dreams an edge of success.

GAURANG SHAH

Fashion Designer


An award-winning Fashion Designer, Mr. Gaurang Shah is popularly known as the Master of Weaves. He has carved a unique niche for himself in the fashion world through his distinguished talent in designing traditional indian wear and of course his inimitable knack of weaving! Having worked with nearly 700 weavers across India, his label speaks of art, culture and the rustic artsmanship of our country. As our advisory board member, he guides the students of Hamstech in unleashing the beauty of fashion, the traditional way.

DIVYA REDDY

Fashion Designer


Divya Reddy is a young and dynamic fashion designer who made her mark at the Lakme Fashion Week. Having graduated from The Illinois Institute of Art and New York Fashion Institute, she achieved a new pinnacle of fame in India's Fashion Industry within no time. As an advisory board member, she helps students learn from her belief that creating a style statement is all about balancing the creativity, art and science of designing. She also supports the ideology: “fashion is lot more than just blindly following current trends”.

ANAND KABRA

Fashion Designer


Anand Kabra is popular for his saree designs and unique fusion of the Indo-western style. His fashion label “Anand Kabra” has been named as the perfect fit for the quintessential global woman. His ability to tell a story through vivid colours, vibrant motifs and embellishment makes him a one-of-a-kind designer who is idolised by thousands of aspiring designers today. As an advisory board member, Anand Kabra trains our fashion designing students in what it takes to set unique trends in the Indian fashion industry.

BERNIE XU

Fashion Designer


Bernie Xu is a famous Designer & a draping expert from Singapore with an experience of over 20 years. His designs are today’s sensational style statements worldwide. He has represented many popular fashion retailers like Converse, Everlast and 37 Three Seven as a Product Development Director and Brand Manager, lending each of these labels an unmatched fame. With his storehouse of knowledge and strong experience, he directs students of Hamstech towards an international outlook in fashion. From time to time Hamstech conducts special workshops and seminars wherein fashion design students are trained for the global fashion industry under the practical guidance of Mr. Bernie Xu.

SONA CHATWANI

Interior Designer


Sona Chatwani, the former Chairperson of Institute of Indian Interior Designers - HRC , is most popular for her distinctive interior designs and her specialisation in designing residential as well as commercial applications. She heads the Sona Chatwani – Interior Designers’, a renowned designer firm that provides consultations on interior designing and related turnkey solutions. She is present at Hamstech every so often to enlighten students with her ideologies in interior designing through study sessions, seminars and workshops.