Guwahati: In the vibrant landscape of fashion, the Northeast International Fashion Week has become a beacon for emerging talent, drawing attention to the rich diversity and creativity of the region. Amidst the glitz and glamour of this prestigious event, one name shines brightly: Raj Rai, a trailblazing figure from the heart of Assam.
Hailing from Lahorijan near Hanuman Mandir Karbi Anglong, Assam, Raj Rai embodies a fusion of tradition and modernity, seamlessly blending his roles as a hotelier, humanitarian, and professional model. His recent participation in the Northeast International Fashion Week, held at South Point School, Barsapara, Guwahati, marks a significant milestone in his burgeoning career.
With a degree in Hotel Management from The Oxford College Of Hotel Management, Bangalore, Rai’s journey into the world of modeling has been marked by accolades and achievements. Crowned “Mr. Assam” in 2022 by The Global India Entertainment Production, Rai’s star continues to ascend, capturing the hearts of audiences nationwide.
During a candid conversation with Guwahati Times, Rai expressed his excitement at gracing international runways, stating, “I feel very confident and excited to walk in the international platform and love to walk in the future too.” His passion for modeling is evident in his dedication to the craft, as well as his enthusiasm for travel and cultural exchange.
Beyond the glamour of the runway, Rai is a multifaceted individual with a penchant for the arts. An accomplished sketch artist and polyglot fluent in seven languages, including Hindi, English, and Assamese, Rai embodies versatility and cultural richness.
Reflecting on his journey and offering advice to aspiring individuals, Rai advocates for parental support and underscores the importance of lifelong learning. He remarks, “There is no age gap to learn new things.”
As Raj Rai continues to captivate audiences with his charisma and talent, he exemplifies the spirit of innovation and creativity that defines the Northeast International Fashion Week. With each stride on the runway, he not only showcases the beauty of Assamese culture but also paves the way for future generations of aspiring models.