Manish Malhotra – The Famous and Favourite
Am sure there’s no Bollywood enthusiast who doesn’t know about the famous and favourite designer of the bollywood Manish Malhotra .He was born in 1965 in a mumbai based middle class Punjabi family. Since childhood itself he had a strong interest in the glamour industry.. The fact that the mumbai born designer is a true quintessential bombay boy who loves fashion and Bollywood, has contributed his career graph of successful designer not only throughout the nation but international as well. The 53 year old talented Model turned designer has come quite a long way in his career journey of 27 years. Even with his lack of designing diploma or any kind of fashiona educational background he never felt demotivated and kept working hard.
He designed the first runway fashion show in 1999, receiving enough of appreciation as a debut designer for his effort of “glamour with tradition” fusion he created with his craftsmanship spirit. He launched his Label in 2005 called Manish Malhotra Couture offering both women and menswear retailing in two stores located in mumbai and new delhi. Manish Malhotra has a very special bond with Bollywood and its actors/actresses. A lot of actresses has loved and adored Manish’s design for decades like the Kapoor Sisters: Kareena na Karishma, Madhuri Dixit and Sri devi, etc. He has worked for 500 and over movie and won numerous awards for his designed costumes in different of Bollywood movies like Rangeela, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham, Veer Zara, Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna, Mohabbatein, Kal Ho Na Ho and the list goes on.
Manish Malhotra is known for his talent of magically blending the rich as well as delicate texture fabrics like satin, silk, chiffon, georgette and net with royally embedded sequins, pearls, swarovski, feathers, tassels, crystals which create a glamorous look which can make anyone look like a Bollywood diva. Whether it’s the traditional outfit filled with different shades of colour at the same time or the western outfits with modern and unique layers of creativity, his couture has to stand out leaving the audience amazed. The Indian tradition,culture and ethnicity he intelligently swoops into the outfit makes his collection admirable throughout the globe. He has designed costumes for Michael Jackson and Reese Witherspoon. The love for his designs by the audience was clearly visible in the year 2015 when his turnover reached 1 Billion INR.
After successfully achieving the milestones in designing industry, in 2018 he launched his makeup brand “My Glam” and started his journey of achieving milestones in the makeup industry as well. It’s been a year and the new business is doing wonders so far.
Manish Malhotra’s rags to riches’ story becomes more influential after his contribution to society through various corporate social responsibility programs such as Angel foundation, Save the Tiger Telethon, WEvolve Blue runway, Kashmir heritage program, Save the Girl Child, etc.
Amnish Malhotra’s success story has inspired tonnes of new and young talents to keep working hard and believe in your creativity and never give up trying until you reach your goal.