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Un-boxing beauty: Delhi lensman's 'Oddity' calendar aims to smash beauty norms

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Updated on: 19 August,2022 11:09 AM IST  |  Mumbai
Sarasvati T | sarasvati.nagesh@mid-day.com

To challenge conventional standards which put beauty in a box, fashion photographer and filmmaker Rishab Dahiya has launched a calendar featuring people from diverse communities and professions. In an interview with Mid-day Online, he talks about the difficulties in creating a piece of art which does not align with mainstream industry norms

Un-boxing beauty: Delhi lensman's 'Oddity' calendar aims to smash beauty norms

Kamna Singh and Snehashish on 'Oddity 2022' calendar. Image credit: Rishab Dahiya.


“Beauty is not limited to a certain skin color, body type, gender, sexuality, a certain class, caste, or religion. It is beyond that and cannot be put in a box,” says Rishab Dahiya, a Delhi-based fashion photographer and filmmaker, who recently launched ‘Oddity 2022’, a calendar that features people from diverse communities. It challenges the idea of beauty defined by a small privileged section of Indian society.


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