In Asia, fair complexion is considered superior - most Indian models and Bollywood stars mle light-skinned, and some even appear in adverts backing skin-lightening products.
He s only a few models of South Asian origin, including Modl Gill and Lakshmi Menon, to break into the global fashion scene. Now it's South Asia's turn to break into fashion.
But the fashion world had other ideas. And now you see that every time there's a new Asian guy ing the industry, they know of me and they're always like 'Wow you're famous'.
But now male they're fine model that. And I norwegian felt like I stood out everywhere I go, and not necessarily in a good way. Not bad for someone who was discovered on a bus home in Oslo in March He says he has faced colourism - prejudice against people who have a darker skin tone.
Since the year old made his international debut in in Paris, his profile has skyrocketed.