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The Lady Who Lives for Fashion - Shama Banu

Published Date: 0000-00-00 00:00:00

By Veenod Pokharel for Music Joy Media, Kathmandu

One of the highly rated fashion designers from Nepal Shama Banu; born in 1988 in Trishuli,Nuwakot has seen incredible success in Nepali fashion industry in a very short period of time. The winner of Creative Designer of The Year 2011 has flaunted so many people and celebrities in Nepal and all around the world including Miss Nepal USA, Mr. and Miss Nepal Australia and the list goes on and on. 

Shama completed her secondary education in Trishuli, studied fashion designing from Namuna College of Fashion and Technology and did MBA from Lord Budhha Education Foundation.

She has travelled the countries like Germany, United Kingdom, United States of America, and Australia where she exposed her creativity on an international stage. Shama has worked in Nepali movies like Kathmandu, Dhuwaan-Yo Nasha,Kasam and Mhasheeka(Nepal Bhasa) as a designer.

Shama has been featured on the book titled UNI written by Aswini Koirala for her contribution to Nepali Fashion Industry; being the girl from Muslim community. Shama has always promoted our very own Nepali fabrics like Dhaka and others in her creations.

Shama who has mentored many fashion and reality shows in Nepal is currently working as a freelance fashion designer at Export House and in house fashion designer at House of fashion.

Recently she was featured on the radio show PERSONLAITY OF THE WEEK on Musicjoy Radio hosted by Veenod Pokharel. And here is what she had to say about herself.

What is the reason behind your success?

Um I am optimist, toil very hard, and keep my feet grounded. I don’t think I am successful enough at this time but the story has just begun.

Who/what is your source of inspiration?

I'd give all the credit to my brother who has always supported and guided me in many reasons. My family is the one behind me.

How can one become successful in life?

It's very simple you know; follow your dreams, work hard, never give up and always stand there with patience.

What would be your message for the youth?

We got to be responsible towards our society and nation. It's our time to create opportunities in our land with an international stage. We can conquer awesome things in life so just go for it.

Last but not the least, what would you like to say?

In the end, I'd like to thank Musicjoy Radio for featuring me as Personality of The Week. I'm really flattered. You people keep on rocking. And yes stay creative and healthy. God bless us.