12 Hottest Indian Plus-Size Models who Flaunt their Curves Graciously

For a very long time Ashley Graham was the flag bearer of plus size modelling, but with growing impact of social media, even the Indian Plus Size modelling is getting recognition. Models like Payal Soni and Aashna Bhagwani have carved way for newer and aspiring plus size models in India.

Society loves to Fat-shaming a person on any change they get, that’s why plus-size models are the heroes of society.

The human body comes in a variety of shapes and sizes. With the growing demand of plus fashion, the plus size modelling is also booming. In this post we will talk about models who are making big names in plus size modelling.

Also Read: Plus Size Clothing Brands

Top Plus Size Models of India

1.Payal Soni

Having more than 50k followers on Instagram and receiving a blue tick, Payal Soni is killing it. She is India’s hottest plus-size model. Now living in Mumbai, Payal is originally from Rajasthan. She has been crowned Miss Curvy Queen  2017 WestIndia.

Payal worked in several professions before becoming a model, including Sales Manager in Real Estate, Assistant Stylist, and Internship in Event Management. Today, she is a body-positive activist and a fashion and beauty influencer. Also, Payal is giving acting a shot.

plus size model of india
Name:Payal Soni
Date of Birth:7th September 1994
Relationship Status:Single
Education:Bachelors of Mass Media
Business Venture:@thesiyaza
Instagram:_payalsoni_
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/plussowhat
Website:Not Available

Both in 2016 and 2018, Payal walked for Lakme Fashion Week India’s First Plus-Size Fashion Show.

She has worked with many big brands like Olay, Shein, Lakme Fashion Week, Junarose Dresses, Lifestyle, Lulu & Sky, Daniel Wellington, Fashion Nova Curve, StalkBuyLove, aLL – the plus size clothing, Xmex, The Plum Tree, Urbanic, Spirit Animal, FAE, Amydus, Isa – the designer wear by dolly wahal, DBTL, Calae, and other small brands.

Additionally, featured in Grazia, Femina, Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Mumbai Mirror, Times of India, Dainik Jagran, India Times, Gujarati, and many more regional newspapers, Scoopwoop, Vagagram, WomenWeb.

Additionally, Payal appeared on reality shows MTV Big F and  MTV Elevator Pitch.

She actively does photoshoots for many Indian brands who deals in plus size clothing.


2. Aashna Bhagwani

Aashana Bhagwani is a model and fashion blogger from Pune. She has worked with many famous brands like Shein, Fastrack,

Aashna Bhagwani plus size model india
Name:Aashna Bhagwani
Net Worth:$76 Million
Date of Birth:October 22, 1991
Relationship Status:Engaged to Prateek Bhaduri
Weight:Not Available
Business Venture:Not Available
Instagram:aashna_bhagwani
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aashna.bhagwani
Website:aashnabhagwani.com

Aashan loves blogging as well as modelling. Her blog was launched in 2014. Fashion, Beauty, and Lifestyle were some of the topics she wrote about. Her goal is to create plus size fashion where everyone can feel comfortable in their skin.

Also see: Top Fashion Bloggers in India


3. Ishleen Kaur Sethi

Her name is The Curvy Princess, and Ishleen Kaur has always been fighting for equality. On Instagram, everyone was captivated by her stunning wedding photos. Ishleen, who lives in Australia, had a big fat Punjabi wedding.

Ishleen has more than 60k followers on Instagram. Her blog was started in 2013 and she hasn’t looked back since.

Name:Ishleen Kaur Sethi
Date of Birth:August 27, 1994
Relationship Status:Married
Weight:Not Available
Business Venture:Not Available
Instagram:the_curvy_princess
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/plussowhat
Website: thecurvyprincess.com

Ishleen is a real example of beauty knows no shape. She is also called a body-positive bride.


4. Shreeya Khade

Mumbai based plus size model Shreeya wears many hats. A graduate from Electronics and Telecommunication engineer and MBA in marketing, Sheerya used to work as a Research Strategist.

Shreeya Khade plus size model india
Name:Shreya Khade
Date of Birth:22/01/1992
Relationship Status:Single
Weight:Not Available
Business Venture:Tiffin Kart
Instagram:mycurvesgotglitter
Facebook:facebook.com/shreeya.khade
Website:mycurvesgotglitter.com (Under Development)

Shreeya is now promoting for stylecracker.com from where you can buy clothing for plus size people. In the past, she has worked with WearEqual and blogged for SHEIN and stalkbuylove. Apart from fashion and beauty Shreeya also run a tiffin service in Mumbai by the name Tiffin Kart.

Her message to upcoming plus-size models is plain and simple ” Be yourself and don’t get confused by comparing your personality or body with someone else’s, the moment you realise the uniqueness you bring to the table, there’s no looking back.”


5. Tanvi Geetha Ravishankar

Tanvi Geetha Ravishankar plus size model india
Name:Tanvi Geetha Ravishankar
Date of Birth:Not Available
Relationship Status:Married
Weight:Not Available
Business Venture:Not Available
Instagram:thechubbytwirler
Facebook:confessionsofthechubbytwirler
Website:confessionsofthechubbytwirler.wordpress.com

Tanvi is a plus size fashion model, dancer, blogger, voiceover artist, fashion stylist, and voiceover artist. The 28-year-old model was born and raised in  Mumbai. In addition to being an IT graduate, Tanvi is trained in Indian classical dance (Odissi, Bharatanatyam, Kathak).

She walked for Little Shilpa and aLL at the first-ever plus-size fashion show at Lakme Fashion Week ‘16. She has also won the Top Social Influencer Award. Her inspiration is too other plus-size people, who have made big names, Melissa McCarthy and Ashley Graham.

Her wardrobe mostly consists of stuff from H&M, Shein, Boohoo, ASOS, Torrid, and Simply Be. With around 27.5k followers on Instagram Tanvi says that she get the most appreciation for her bikini images.


6. Aashna Bhagwani

Aashna is an inspiration for all the plus size women who want to come in the fashion and beauty industry. She was recently featured in the cosmopolitan. Married to a singer and composer Prateek Bhaduri, Aashna is leading the body positive campaign in India.

Aashna Bhagwani was awarded the Cosmo India Body Positivity Influencer Of The Year-2021. Anjana Bapat and Tanvi Geetha Ravishankar were also the nominees for this award.



Image Source: Instagram

Aashna Bhagwani plus size model photo shoot

7. Sakshi Sindwani

Sakshi Sindwani has been changing the way society and the fashion industry view women with curves. She is a fashion blogger, size-positive influencer, and general confidence booster behind the blog StyleMeUpWithSakhi.

She started her YouTube career after noticing there were few to no plus size fashion videos for curvy women.

Sakshi bridged this gap with her content, which includes video styling, dancing challenges, brand recommendations, and confidence-boosters. Sakshi has graced the cover of Harper’s Bazaar, walked the ramp for Shivan & Narresh and more. She has earned a loyal following on Instagram (440K) and Youtube (87K) because of her cheery attitude and honest conversations about size and skin.