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MAX EMERGING STAR CHALLENGE

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When and where is it taking place?

Max Emerging Star will be held in 4 cities in India namely, Vadodara, Vizag, Bhubaneswar and Lucknow.
All these cities will have a different schedule. Please visit our ‘About Us’ page for more information.

What will I be judged on?

To qualify, you have to meet the basic eligibility criteria as explained under the ‘Participate’ section and you will be mainly judged on your photogenic appeal, the way you carry yourself, talent (Acting/ Dancing), confidence and maturity. The final decision is completely in the hands of the Jury.

What should I wear for the Audition?

All participants will be required to appear to Auditions wearing a basic tee and shorts/jeggings for Girls, tee and jeans for Boys. Appropriate Ramp Walk footwear is required i.e. stilettos for girls and closed shoes for boys.

Will Max do the make up and Hair during Auditions?

No. At the time of Auditions there will be no make up and hair provided. Make up and Hair services will be provided to the selected candidates appearing for the City Finale.

I am not 18 yet but I will be turning 18yrs old in this year. Can I participate?

Yes, You can participate provided you have your parents/Guardian consent signatures on the participation Form. However no participation below 16years of age will be allowed.

I do not meet the height requirement by a marginal difference. Can I participate?

The eligibility criteria set forth is as per the requirement of modelling/entertainment industry and it cannot be compromised.

How long should my rehearsed piece be?

If you are an aspiring actor, carry a print out of the dialogue that you are going to enact, for which the duration should not exceed 90 seconds.
If you are an aspiring dancer, carry the music that you are going to perform, for which the duration should not exceed 90 seconds.

I have registered online, can I come directly to the auditions?

No, The final registration is compulsory. Please be there for final registration by 11:00 am on the required date, at the venue in the city that you want to audition for.

I am unable to attend all 3 days in the same city, can I audition in one city and attend the Finale in another?

No, as this is a city specific competition and the winner will carry the city title, changing the cities or partial attendance during the contest is not allowed.

I am not the permanent resident of the city audition is happening in but I reside here, can I participate?

Yes, You do not need to have your permanent address in the Audition city. Only age and Indian citizenship will be validated.

Will there be any acting/talent exhibition round as part of the selection in the contest?

Yes ,the contest will have a talent round as part of Judging.

Who will bear the expense of travelling to Mumbai to meet Mr Anupam Kher if I am the city winner?

Max shall bear the expense of travel and stay(if required) of all the city winners involved in meeting with Mr. Anupam Kher, Mr. Marc Robinson and Mr.Terence Lewis in Mumbai.

If I am the winner when can I start with the acting course and dance sessions?

As per the contest format, 2 winners-1 boy and 1 girl out of all the city winners will be chosen by the jury and the schedule for the acting course and dance sessions will be further communicated accordingly.

If I am passing all the rounds and moving to finale what is the time I need to dedicate to the contest?

The contest format in each city will be 3 days format where a selected contestant from auditions will proceed to fittings on the same day, grooming on the next day and City Finale on the third day. Hence contestants should be available for 3 consecutive days.

  • City
    Audition Date
    Audition Venue
    Grooming AND Fittings
    CITY Finale
  • Baroda
    7th March
    Max Store, 1st floor, Inorbit Mall, Near Genda Circle
    8th March
    9th March
  • Vizag
    11th March
    Max Store, Chitralaya Mall, Jagadamba Centre
    12th March
    13th March
  • Bhubaneshwar
    16th March
    Max Store, Chandrashekarpur Damana Chowk, Patia
    17th March
    18th March
  • Lucknow
    29th March
    Max Store, 1st floor, Fun Republic Mall, Gomti Nagar
    30th March
    31st March

The Grand Finale will be held on 19th April in Mumbai

City

Baroda

Audition Date

7th March

Audition Venue

Max Store, 1st floor, Inorbit Mall, Near Genda Circle

GROOMING AND FITTINGS

8th March

CITY FINALE

9th March

City

Vizag

Audition Date

11th March

Audition Venue

Max Store, Chitralaya Mall, Jagadamba Centre

GROOMING AND FITTINGS

12th March

City Finale

13th March

City

Bhubaneshwar

Audition Date

16th March

Audition Venue

Max Store, Chandrashekarpur Damana Chowk, Patia

GROOMING AND FITTINGS

17th March

City Finale

18th March

City

Lucknow

Audition Date

29th March

Audition Venue

Max Store, 1st floor, Fun Republic Mall, Gomti Nagar

GROOMING AND FITTINGS

30th March

City Finale

31st March

The Grand Finale will be held on 19th April in Mumbai