While there are some movies which we watch and forget, there are characters and the looks and costumes from movies which we connect to and remember. Some of the movie characters have made a lasting impression and became not only trendsetters but even a style icon. Clothes make the character more attractive and connected to the audience; costumes, therefore, contribute fame and fan following a lot not only to the Bollywood stars but also to the people working behind the making of the costume and entire look such as the designers, stylists etc.
From amazing chiffon sarees to item number costumes, we hand-picked some of the most iconic costumes of Bollywood.
Ranveer Singh’s Look From Padmaavat Was Unrecognisable
Image Credit: Movie – Padmaavat
Ranveer Singh looked fierce as Alauddin Khilji in Padmaavat, the actor who made women go weak in the knees with his roles in the movies looked repulsive and fierce as Alauddin Khilji. Ranveer’s costume along with the menacing look; long hair and kohled eyes was something that will be difficult to forget!
Deepika Padukone’s Look From Bajirao Mastani Is Confident And Independent!
Image Credit: Movie – Bajirao Mastani
From Leela to Mastani Deepika Padukone’s character has been inspiring many women around. Deepika’s royal appeal as Mastani had become a style icon for the majority, her entire costume the golden Anarkali with angarkha and the brocade turban made her look different and elegant.
The School Girl Look Of Sonam Kapoor From Raanjhanaa Was Inspired From Guddi
Image Credit: Movie – Raanjhanaa
Sonam Kapoor as a schoolgirl was a definitely an eye-catching look, her simple look with no makeup was more appealing and Sonam as a young Banarsi school girl in Raanjhanaa looked completely different from her glamorous avatar. Sonam’s school uniform, a red-check pinafore with a white shirt and two braids, everything was custom made for Sonam. Sonam’s look was inspired by Jaya Bachchan in Guddi, this look of a school girl became iconic since then. Other actresses like Kalki Koechlin and Sunny Leone have also donned a similar look in their films.
Sridevi’s Sexy White Saree Look From Chandni
Image Credit: Movie – Chandni
Late legendary actress Sridevi is famous for her all-time saree look, as she is seen more in sarees in most of her films. But one of her most iconic looks was the white Chiffon saree look, from Chandini. Remember Sridevi wore a white saree with matching bindi. It not only took chiffon to a new level but also became an iconic costume. The chiffon sarees became a trend and many of the other actresses too donned this style.
The Towel Look Of Kajol In DDLJ And Ranbir Kapoor In Saawariya
Image Credit: Movie – Dil Wale Dulhania Le Jaayenge, Saawariya
Kajol as Simran undoubtedly made the towel look more fun with naughty and cute expressions. She looked smoking hot as she danced with her yellow towel to ’Mere Khwaabo Me Jo Aaye’. This trend was later followed by Ranbir Kapoor in Saawariya, even though the movie did not do too well, everyone remembers Ranbir’s sizzling avatar in the song ‘Jab Se Tere Naina’.
There are many on the list from the Bikini look to the Kothe Wali look to the item number look but these are some of the costumes and looks that will always be remembered for generations to come.