South India Fashion Awards (SIFA) is the biggest fashion awards in South India that is aimed at acknowledging and awarding the best icons in fashion and related segments across the 4 southern industries. Besides, SIFA will also showcase the design collection from our award winning designers. SIFA is conceptualized and produced by Ajit Menon Trendz, a leading event, modeling and celebrity management agency, based in Chennai.

Ajit Menon is a choreographer par excellence having been part of the Fashion industry for 2 decades. Ajit is also a model coordinator, grooming specialist, event director and celebrity manager. He has worked with leading national and international brands and designers in his glittering career, doing shows in India and abroad.

SIFA is curated by a well informed advisory board consisting of the following personalities:

  • Ajit Menon – Organizer, SIFA 2017
  • Aruna R Krishnan – Managing Editor of Ritz, South Scope and Galatta
  • Chaitanya Rao – Fashion Designer
  • Vijay Adiraj – Actor, Director, Media Personality
  • Shanthanu Bhagyaraj – Actor

Award Categories

  1. Best Runway Model (Female) –Rakshitha
  2. Best Runway Model (Male) – Atul
  3. Best Commercial Model (Female) – Pradhayini Sarvothaman
  4. Best Commercial Model (Male) –Akhil Iyer
  5. Best Fashion Designer (Men’s Wear) – Vivek Karunakaran
  6. Best Fashion Designer (Women’s Wear) – Anushree Reddy
  7. Rising Star Fashion Designer – Shalini James
  8. Best Fashion Photographer – Venkat Ram
  9. Best Stylist – Neeraja
  10. Best Makeup Artist – Ralph Daniel
  11. Best Hairstylist – Rachel
  12. Fashion Icon (Female) – Rakul Preet Singh
  13. Fashion Icon (Male) – Dulquer Salmaan
  14. Fashion Mentor – Prasad Bidapa
  15. Special Jury Award – Sohia .M. Joe