Manish Malhotra: Weaving Magic in the World of Fashion Since 1990


It all began with a dream in those blue starry eyes followed with immaculate imagination in mind. Being a fan of Bollywood films to rule the stage of fashion, the intrinsic ability of Manish Malhotra to sense beauty has made him a true fashion wizard in the world of fashion. The first big break of his creation in Bollywood came in the year 1990 when he was only 25-year-old. 

Many few people know that before stepping his feet into the world of fashion designing, Manish was a flamboyant model. He tasted fashion for the first time at the age of just 19 – the age when youths mostly enjoy spending time with friends and sporting activities. During that time he went to Singapore and Bangkok, his first overseas sojourn, where he learnt a lot of sketching and donning outfits on mannequins. 

But it successfully launched the Manish era which continues still today. Be it new comer or Bollywood’s famous actresses, everyone loves the curvaceous silhouettes that Manish presents in his wardrobes. He is astute at his work, meticulously brings each woman to the centre-stage depending upon the theme, events or the script of the film.


Glimpses of Manish Malhotra’s Creation Over the Years 

It won’t be wrong to say that Manish immaculately presents the essence of India in his outfits. That’s what his track records also say. In leading fashion events worldwide, Manish Malhotra’s outfits do captivate the eyes and hearts of the people all around – making us proud over and over again.

 Juhi Chawla’s outfits in Swarg to Urmila Matondkar’s bohemian styling dresses in Rangeela, Manish Malhotra’s immense creative skills and eye-for-detail keeps him in a league of his own despite of his competitors.

 Towards the arrival of the new millennium, Manish Malhotra grabbed more eye balls with the fashion statement of Kajol’s saree in Kuchh Kuchh Hota Hai and Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gam. Later on, Kuchh Hota Hai Saree became hugely popular among women across India.

 It’s also necessary to mention here that super hit film Mohabbatein released in 2000 saw Manish Malhotra’s focus towards male designing as well. Yes, Shahrukh Khan’s outfits were designed by Manish Malhotra in the movie. Now, he equally designs fashionable costumes for both male celebrities and female actors as well.

 Needless to say, it was just the beginning because for the next one decade and half, Manish only rose to more prominence than ever. The amount of versatility in Manish’s fashion trends and collection is the sole reason why he is now being called fashion Moghul. He is aptly capable to design an outfit for an actor or actress depicting rural background in a film or even glamorous party attire for celebrities with equal ease.



Manish Malhotra’s Recent Wonderful Creations

If Deepika Padukone’s dazzling garments and traditional wardrobes looked meticulous in Bollywood blockbuster Chennai Express, then full credit for it goes to Manish Malhotra. The ace fashion designer kept the intricacies of south Indian fashion intact while designing those outfits. Even veteran actress Sri Devi looked so much charismatic in Tamil film – Puli in Manish’s wardrobes released last year.

 On the personal front, the ace fashion stylist is humble, down-to-earth and a very hard-working man never refraining from putting in more than 18-hour effort day in and day out. The inquisitiveness in Manish and his child like attitude prompts him towards precision one creation after another. Undoubtedly, he gets better with his every next assignment. Manish Malhotra is now celebrating his 25 years of glorious journey in Bollywood. Congratz!