100 Iconic Bollywood Costumes
Aparna Ram,Sujata Assomull
Madhubala's classic anarkali in Mughal-e-Azam. Kajol's tomboy chic in Kuch Kuch Hota Hai. Kareena Kapoor's game-changing Patialas in Jab We Met. Certain looks from Bollywood's leading ladies have forever shaped the way millions of Indians now view style. 100 Iconic Bollywood Costumes is your definitive guide to these outfits and more, as well as to the magic behind them. Studded with beautiful illustrations of India's most enduring item girls, vamps and style icons, and packed with insider know-how from Bollywood fashion legends like Manish Malhotra, each page is a celebration of clothes, cinema and culture like you've never seen before. By looking back at the most important costumes to have emerged in Hindi cinema since the 1950s, it turns the spotlight on the evolution of the modern Indian woman and, more importantly, on what she wanted to wear. 100 Iconic Bollywood Costumes is a must-have for both fans and scholars of women's fashion, Bollywood cinema and the cultural quirks of contemporary India.
Sujata Assomull is a fashion journalist. She was the launch editor of Harper’s Bazaar India, has worked at ELLE India and Indian Express, and served as communications director at Gucci and Jimmy Choo in India. She is currently the consulting fashion editor at Dubai’s Khaleej Times and a contributing editor to Vogue India.
About the Illustrator
Aparna Ram is a London-based fashion illustrator, whose work has received attention from leading Indian costume designers. She is the founder of Cuckoo for Colour, an art and design venture.