Gul Panag’s photos from Maxim magazine’s latest June 2010 issue photo shoot. This is the second time that Gul Panag is featuring on the cover of Maxim India. She had earlier done a photo shoot in Sept 2008. In this edition Gul says that “If a woman on a bike is enough to drive any guy insane, I just don’t get the point. It’s not like I ride a bike in a bikini! I am wearing a jacket and a helmet, so there isn’t much at display here.”
Gul Panag is a Bollywood actress, model, and former beauty queen who competed in the Miss Universe pageant. Her films include Dor, Manorama Six Feet Under, Hello, and Straight.
Gul won the coveted Miss India title in 1999, and was crowned Miss Beautiful Smile at the same pageant. At the Miss Universe 1999 pageant, she was ranked among the Top 10 contestants. Gul began her career in movies, with the 2003 film Dhoop. Since then, she has worked in films like Jurm (2005) and the TV series Kashmeer. She played a commoner fighting hard to save her husband from going to the gallows, in the 2006 Nagesh Kukunoor film, Dor. In 2008, she acted in the films Hello and Summer 2007. In 2009 she was seen in the movie Straight. She recently featured in Rann in a role attempting to stop her boy friend from doing the right thing. Gul appeared on the front page of Maxim with whom she did a major photo shoot in September 2008.
Gul appeared in numerous ads in the TV and print media over the past decade or so (Most notably – The Titan Raga watches ads, and most recently in the Tata Sky ads along with Aamir Khan). Gul is the brand ambassador for Tata Sky, along with Aamir Khan.
Gul is techno-savvy, with strong and interesting views on most subjects. She is highly active on Twitter, and has a huge base of followers on the same. She was the Twitter Face for the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week held in 2009, to cover the happenings/proceedings on the micro-blogging site.