Where’s the party tonight?


Award-winning media professional Annie Koshy is a recognized multi-talented media and events personality, model, photographer, motivational speaker and emcee. Her work is well-received within the arts, media and events arena.

Her company, GTA South Asian Media Network, has gained a reputation for cultivating opportunities for those in the arts and entertainment industries. 

As a published model with one of the city’s premier modelling agencies, Annie has garnered mainstream international attention. Most recently, she was featured in a lead role in a short film and a music video, both in the post-production stage.  As a radio jockey, she can be heard every weekend on Suaga 960 AM, on Terry’s Drive-In 960AM with host Terry Rakhra, where they engage in conversation about people, events and happenings.

She also organises Lava Lounge. For details of the next one on August 23, go see Desi Diary section in this issue.

Name: Annie Koshy.

Currently: I’m hosting several summer festivals, modelling, working as a radio jockey, and most anxiously awaiting the release of some recent projects that are in post-production!

Favourite colour: Red.

Favourite designer: Dinesh K Ramsay. I love his Indo-Canadian fusion-wear that allows my personality to shine.

Favourite Bollywood star: Vidya Balan.

Favourite Hollywood star: Meryl Streep.

Favourite movie: Bohemian Rhapsody.

Favourite singer: Freddie Mercury.

Favourite song: Bohemian Rhapsody.

Favourite TV show: House of Cards.

Favourite ice cream flavour: Rum and raisin.

Favourite cuisine: Asian or Italian.

Favourite restaurant: Aria Bistro and Lounge.

Favourite sport: Table tennis.

Favourite sportsperson: Muhammad Ali.

Favourite book: The Odyssey by Homer.

Favourite activity: Photography.

I hang out: Where there is music, art or nature.

I’m freaked out by: Snakes and spiders.

I need: My glasses!

I want to be: Remembered for making a difference in this world.

My role model: Audrey Hepburn, who besides being absolutely gorgeous and an amazing actress, was a classy lady and humanitarian who worked tirelessly with UNICEF.

Tips to save the planet: Use reusable water bottles and reduce your plastic footprint.

In a perfect world: We would live in harmony with others, free of rudeness, judgement and hostility. Instead, we would propagate a culture of peace, tolerance for differences and a respect for others, especially the creatures that share this beautiful planet.


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