Bollywood sarees and styles

Previously in 1950’s, 60’s and 70’s Bollywood actresses mostly refers to cotton or fancy chiffon sarees. They look traditional and gorgeous. These bollywood sarees are designed especially to make the celebrities look sexy and desirable.


In 50’s and 60’s blouses used to buttoned at the back to make it easy to wear with sleeves to cover. Sleeves to the elbowing 50’s Ruffles on sleeves in 60’s. Suchitra Sen’s high-necked blouses in many of her films appealed to all Indian women and it started a new trend.


Babita, Asha Parekh, Waheeda Rehman saree were traditional and simple also their draping style was very different. It used to cover the whole body from pallu and shoulder.


Mumtaz and Saira Banu used to flaunt their tight fitting typically draped sarees got very popular and became a trend in young girls of that time.


Sarees wore by Jaya Bachchan and Sharmila Tagore in movie chupke chupk, guddi and abhimaan are very simple cotton sarees. That time actresses used to wear sarees in simple style.


Chiffon saree worn by Sri devi in Mr. India and heavy work georgette saree with backless blouse worn by Madhuri in Hum Appke Hain Kaun gaved a new dimension to Bollywood saree altogether.

madhuri sridevi

Retro style is back with Jodha Akhbar, Devdas gaved a new dimension to sarees in Bollywood. These designer saree were heavily embellished with stones, sequence, gotta and thread work. Also they were teamed up with heavy jewelry. Below you can see Aishwarya Rai and Madhuri dixit from the movie still of Jodha Akhbar and Devdas respectively.


A decade ago Karishma seen dancing in beautiful Bollywood sarees encompass an entire gamut of different styles and fashion.


Today latest trend in saree can be seen by Katrina Kaif. Where saree is not just a garment of traditional attire but also a symbol of confident and looking sexy. She is wearing a beautiful silver work pink saree in which she is looking stunning.


An eye-catching piece in green and olive green. Border featuring multicolor sequins, beads and mirror sequins surrounded with multicolor resham. Saree flaunts multicolor sequins and beads diagonal stripes starting from the knee till the lower end. Dazzling pallu fully worked with multicolor sequins and beads work in stripes. Blouse is in green, pure brocade with green ruffles along the sleeves, front and back neckline. The back features an asymmetrical cut with flower motif glamorized with beads, stones, and zardosi work in floral motifs and ghungroo. Its a pure georgette saree.


Create a mesmerizing effect with this black saree that’s ideal for parties. The border features black sequins and red ruffles. Saree is scattered with sequins buttis. The pallu flaunts exquisite floral design with sequins. The pallu border is styled with red ruffles. Comes with a matching embellished blouse in black. fabric used is faux georgette. Due to various types of lightings & flash used while photo shoot the color shade of the product may vary. The brightest shade seen is the closest color of the fabric.


A pretty sari in pink is inspired from the famous movie Singh Is King. The border is dazzled with transparent rainbow sequins stripes. Comes with contrast pale golden blouse with pink spaghetti straps and pink piping. The blouse is embellished with pink sequins. fabric used is faux georgette.


Go for a composed charisma in this light aqua shade saree featuring floral buttis embellished with sequins and resham. Patch border in pale pinkish peach shade decoratively embellished with sequins and resham. Comes with a matching blouse in pale pinkish peach shade with the same sleeve border as in the saree. Its a faux designer georgette saree.



Also Custom tailoring options are available –

Readymade Stitched Saree USD $ 15
Customized In skirt USD $ 12
Fall and Edging Work USD $ 2
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By – Prapti Bagga Arora

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  • I appreciate the hard work put in by the writer in selecting pictures depicting various saree wearing styles. Very impressive.

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