India, May 28 -- Brooding eyes, dashing looks and a natural flair for posing is what impresses you when you glance through model Pranav Bakhshi's Instagram profile. The 19-year-old is breaking the myth that the fashion industry is not suited for those with autism.

Pranav calls autism his superpower and is determined to live his life on his own terms and is now living his modelling dreams. He wants to walk the ramp for international brands and become one of the leading male models. He has already walked for some well-known high street labels.

The 19-year-old is now with a leading Delhi-based modelling agency called Ninjas Model Management. The agency is run by Ninja Singh, who is a model herself and has modelled for leading cosmetic bran...