Veteran designer Manish Malhotra seems to be on a roll. That he is still Bollywood celebs go-to designer even today is beyond doubt if you see the number of stars who descended upon Sonam Kapoor and Anand Ahuja’s pre-wedding events, the actual wedding and the reception dressed in Manish Malhotra’s luxurious couture togs.
As Sonam tied the knot with her longtime beau Anand in a traditional Anand Karaj ceremony in Mumbai on 8 May, Manish emerged an undeniable hero.
Right from Abhishek and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan to fashionista Kareena Kapoor Khan to the dashing Ranbir Kapoor, glamorous Katrina Kaif and Madhuri Dixit, to the gorgeous Kajol,and Jaqueline Fernandes, the fashionable Karan Johar and of course Jhanvi and Khushi Kapoor, they all shone in Manish’s grand designs at the wedding of the year.
About the Designer: Manish has been a staple for the stylish heroines in Bollywood since the 90s. Soon he became a name to reckon with among the industry. Over the years, he has redefined Indian textiles and has been a champion in promoting regional craft. His style is a beautiful coming together of tradition and contemporary aesthetics.
After a sterling 27 years in the industry, Manish Malhotra, apart from simply being a designer, is also a successful entrepreneur, social media influencer and also has seen his name added to the list of serious revivalists in India.
To add to his achievements, Malhotra, is all set to make his debut at Cannes film festival this year. According to reports, the Mumbai based designer will be designing a special accessory for supermodel Bella Hadid. Talking about collaboration with the supermodel, Manish said, ‘It’s an honour to create something exclusively for Bella Hadid, a true global style icon. I am really looking forward to it.’
A true-blue Mumbai boy, to think that Manish Malhotra has never had any formal training in fashion designing!