Renee Kujur

Renee Kujur

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  • Name:
  • Renee Kujur
  • Born / Home Town:
  • Pirai
  • Profession / Known For:
  • Model

Renee Kujur Biography

Renee Kujur is an Indian fashion model from Chhattisgarh. She is known as a doppelganger to international R&B singer Rihanna, because of the similarities in facial structures and expressions. She is nicknamed Rihanna 2.0 or the Rihanna of India. She belongs to Kurukh Adivasi (Scheduled Tribe) family and is one of the rare successful models from India belonging to Adivasi community. She is known for her good features, though dark skinned and is a social media personality.

 

Renee Kujur was born in a Kurukh Adivasi family in 1986. She was born in Pirai, Jashpur district, Chhattisgarh. She faced prejudice and criticism for her skin tone and features right from childhood. She was called 'black-fairy' by her classmates at the age of 3, when she participated in a fancy dress competition at school. This incident deeply affected Renee as a kid, and left a mark in her mind. In fact she faced humiliation during her keens too, and was called ‘Kaali’ by friends, which literally means, Black girl.

 

While she was working at Tommy Hilfiger store as sales staff, people started noticing her for her face resemblance with Rihanna, Barbadian singer, songwriter, fashion designer, actress and businesswoman. It changed her life forever and she later pursued a career in modelling. It also made her internet sensation. Currently she is one of the leading international models of the country. She now dreams to meet her idol Rihanna someday in future. Currently she is a model based in Delhi. She has worked as a ramp model for Pam Mehta, Chetan Chiller and Vijay Balhara, Indian designers. She did modeling for brands like Reebok and Nift.

 

Published: January 12, 2020

Updated: January 12, 2020

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