8 Bollywood Films That Started Major Style Trends

By | April 10, 2018
Bollywood fashion

Fashion has always played a major role in Bollywood films. Many actors and actresses set trends by adopting a signature look for themselves like Zeenat Aman’s look in the film “Hare Rama Hare Krishna” there have been quite a few Bollywood films as well that introduced major fashion trends over generations.

#Anarkali suits

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Asif’s Mughal-e-Azam is still considered to be one of the finest films. In the 1960s, Madhubala’s, AKA Anarkali’s suits became all the rage after the film released. To date, anarkali suits remain a favorite ethnic wear option.


#Hippie chic

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Zeenat Aman’s look in the film was heavily inspired by the Hippie aesthetic. From bell-bottom pants to big tinted glasses, hoop earrings, marigolds, and middle-parted wavy hair.

#Polka dots

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Dimple Kapadia had donned a now iconic front-tying, midriff baring top with polka dots for one scene.

#Vibrant chiffon sarees

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Late Sridevi made vibrant chiffon sarees fashionable with films like Chandni and Mr India(1987). Every woman wanted to own chiffon sarees.

#Denim shirts

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Urmila Matondkar became the collective crush of everybody from her look in the movie Rangeela. Denim shirts, chokers, giant men’s shirts, colorful straight-cut trousers, and the sexiest range of beachwear.


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Athleisure streak was visible in Rangeela, but went full bomb in Dil To Pagal Hai with Karisma Kapoor’s look.


#T-shirts with Patiala salwar pants

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No one has ever been able to make T-shirts and Patiala pants look as cool as Kareena Kapoor did in Jab We Met.

#Deepika Padukone’s comfy festival-ready outfits

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Deepika’s comfy chic, always festival-ready outfits has been a bigger trend. We are still not over this one.

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