Ever since the born of Hindi cinema in the 1930s, Bollywood and fashion have become a trend or the peeking waistband of designer underwear, our films have influenced the taste of generations.
The era of 1980s and 1990s shoulder pads, funky accessories, and an use of metallic colors made the Bollywood fashion of the 1980s look over the top. It is also remembered as the decade where the trend starts to develop. One of the most-loved styles of this time was Sridevi’s sarree in the hit film, Mr. India. She with glamour, as did leg warmers and unruly hair. The 1980s were also notable for the coming of Indian fashion designers such as Rohit Khosla and Satya Paul.
Going the designer way in 2000 and the future 21st-century Bollywood fashion is all about what and who to wear. With specific ‘looks’ being designed for actors in order of the character, we see an eclectic mix of desi and western styles. Memorable looks that caught on camera in Dil Chahta Hai, the attractive jewelry seen in Devdas, the salwar-suits in Veer Zaara, and Aamir Khan’s Ghajini hairstyle is still in trend.
Six-pack abs became all the rage with Hrithik Roshan’s look in Kaho Na Pyar Hai, and Kareena Kapoor with tremendous body shape with suits and tops.
Today the designs stole the shows in Bollywood films at the box office. Films like Bahubali have played a tremendous role in creating fashion trend in media and India. The era of fashion is still in progress and in future.