The latest sensation of Kollywood, Dayana Erappa, who pairs with STR in Director Maniratnam’s Chekka Chivantha Vaanam is from India’s very own southern beauty hails from Coorg, Karnataka.
She studied in Bangalore and had a masterful training under Prasad Bidappa during the 2011 Miss India, where she was the top 10 contestants of the pageant. In 2012, Dayana successfully represented India in Shanghai at Elite Model Look – the world’s most prestigious international modelling contest.
Dayana quickly created waves in the Indian and international fashion scene right from the onset of her career and has been a key part of top fashion projects and events such as Kingfisher Calendar 2015 and 2017, Lakmé Fashion Week, Amazon Fashion Week, Couture Week and many others. Her effortless beauty, panache and striking presence on the runway made her a designer favorite and a regular Fashion Magazine Princess.
Dayana has shot international league editorials with top fashion magazines such as Vogue, ELLE, Harper’s Bazaar, Cosmopolitan and GQ to name a few. She has been an integral part of campaigns for top designers & brands acrss Tarun Tahiliani, Manish Malothra, Anju Modi, Shantanu Nikhil, Gaurav Gupta, Suneet Verma, Anita Dongre, Payal Singhal, Monisha Jaising, Lifestyle, Bhima Jewellery and Azva Jewellery to name a few.