Ayesha Dasgupta, 32, is a young and talented fashion and film stylist, costume designer and a fashion columnist. Born and brought up in Assam among lush green tea gardens, Ayesha has a Bachelor’s degree in English Literature. Although she never had a formal designing or fashion course in any fashion institute, today she is one of the favorites among the Bollywood divas. She has styled many Bollywood celebrities like Deepika Padukone Deepika Padukone is an Indian actress and model. S >> Read More... , Genelia Deshmukh, and Hrithik Roshan Hrithik Roshan with his unimaginable dance moves i >> Read More... to name a few. Movies, where she has worked, include " Love Aaj Kal Click to look into! >> Read More... " (2009), " Break Ke Baad Click to look into! >> Read More... " (2010), " Desi Boyz Click to look into! >> Read More... " (2011), " Entertainment Click to look into! >> Read More... " (2014), " Shaandaar Click to look into! >> Read More... " (2015), etc. Fashion has always been in Ayesha’s mind. After her graduation, when she was 21, she landed a content writing internship in a reputed fashion magazine in Mumbai.

There she discovered that a job in the fashion industry doesn’t always mean being a fashion designer. In an interview, she says that since she wasn’t a good illustrator, she couldn’t study fashion designing at NIFT or any other fashion designing institute. But her love for fashion and her quirky imagination soon got noticed by the fashion gurus. Post her internship in the fashion magazine; she got lucky and started working as an apprentice under Anaita Shroff Adajania A fashion stylist and costume designer, Anaita was >> Read More... , a leading fashion stylist, and designer. Her first break in film styling was in the blockbuster Bollywood movie, "Dhoom: 2" (2006), where she assisted Anaita and styled Uday Chopra Born on 5th January, 1973, This actor is the son o >> Read More... and Bipasha Basu Bipasha Basu, born in January 7,1979 in Delhi, is >> Read More... . Since then, she has been assisting Anaita for quite a long time and in many movies like "Love Aaj Kal", "Break Ke Baad", "Desi Boyz", and "Cocktail (2012).

After styling Deepika for so many films, Ayesha gained her trust and started styling her for various public appearances and movie promotions. Her first stint as an individual stylist was in the Bollywood teenage rom-com, "Gippi" (2013) where she styled the lead role, Gippi, a 14- year old girl played by Riya Vij. For Gippi, she chose quirky and feminine costumes, as any common teenage girl would wear. Later she went on to style the leads Akshay Kumar and Tamannah in "Entertainment" and the characters for Dibakar Banerjee’s story in " Bombay Talkies Click to look into! >> Read More... " (2013). Recently she decked the supporting cast of Shahid Kapoor-Alia Bhatt starrer rom-com, "Shaandaar". In the same year, she styled Deepika for the cover features for Maxim and Filmfare magazines and Hrithik for his Rado advertisement.

In 2014, she was the sole stylist of the of Yash Raj Films’ fashion line Diva’ni for its Spring/ Summer collection. Along with the movies, Ayesha styled for numerous fashion weeks including the looks for Jabong Street Style in Lakme Fashion week 2014. She has also assembled costumes for various TV commercials like that of Tata Nano, Blackberry, and Lakme. Apart from being a costume stylist, she has been a regular fashion columnist at DNA Newspapers. In 2016, Ayesha finally came up with her own designer label, State of Art, to be found at Our Luxury Garden market at Corona Garden, Bandra (W) in Mumbai. The project turned out to be a huge success. The talented lady is now a reliable fashion designer and advisor, and styles eminent Bollywood personalities for films as well as other appearances.

Maria Tharakan Hindi Actress

Maria Tharakan

Maria Tharakan is a Costume designer and Costume supervisor, well known for her work in movies like “Bareilly Ki Barfi,” “Qarib Qarib,” and “Pela Adhi Akshar”. She has been part of Indian Film Industry since 2010. She has been part of costume designing team in many Bollywood movies, short movies, such as “My sun sets to Rise Again,” “Fitoor,” “Singh is Bling,” “Bombay Velvet,” “Bangistan,” ”Ek Tha Tiger,” “The Dirty Picture,” “F.A.LT.U.,” and many more. She started as an assistant costume designer in the movie “Band Baaja Baraat,” directed by Maneesh Sharma, starring Ranveer Singh, Anushka Sharma Kohli, and Ranjit Batra. This movie won awards for Best Film, Best Costume Design, Best Story, and many more. After working under the guidance of Niharika Bashin in Band Baaja Baraat, she worked as an assistant costume designer in F.A.L.T.U., directed by Remo, starring Arshad Warsi, Riteish Deshmukh, and Jackky Bhagnani. In this movie, she worked as an assistant for Amrita Sarkar. She also worked as a patchwork supervisor in the movie “Bangistan,” directed by Karan Anshuman, starring Jacqueline Fernandez, Michalina Olszanska, and Riteish Deshmukh. She was Wardrobe supervisor in the movie “Fitoor,” directed by Abhishek Kapoor, starring Aditya Roy Kapoor, Katrina Kaif, and Tabu. After working as an assistant costume designer, Maria Tharakan worked as a costume designer in “Dishkiyaoon”. This movie was her first as a costume designer as she worked as an assistant before. “Dishkiyaoon” was directed by Sanamjit Singh Talwar, starring Sunny Deol, Harman Baweja, and Harsh Chhaya. She also worked as a costume designer in “Bareilly Ki Barfi,” directed by Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari, starring Kriti Sanon, Ayushman Khurrana, and Rajkumar Rao. This movie was a remake of the novel “Bareilly Ki Barfi”. After working in Bareilly Ki Barfi , she was hired as an Costume designer and wardrobe supervisor in “Mukkabaaz,” directed by Anurag Kashyap, starring Vineet Kumar Singh, Zoya Hussain, and Ravi Kishan, “Ittefaq,” directed by Abhay Chopra, starring Siddharth Malhotra, Sonakshi Sinha, and Akshay Khanna, “Qarib Qarib Single,” directed by Tanuja Chandra, starring Irrfan Khan, Parvathy, and Bajrangbali Singh. She also worked in a short film as a costume designer. The name of the short film was, “Love at First Sight,” directed by Manuja Tyagi, starring Salon Batra, Sayani Gupta, and Sunny Kaushal and “My Sun Sets to rise again,” directed by Dana Offenbach, starring Parvin Dabas, Mnasi Rachh, and Sujata Kumar. She is recently working in “Once Again”. This movie is directed by Kanwal Sethi, starring Neeraj Kabi, Shefali Shah, and Rasika Dugal. This movie is under production.

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Nikita Raheja

Nikita Raheja is a costume designer. She has Indian nationality. She is an expert in fashions sense. She predominantly works with the Hindi Cinema aka Bollywood Film Industry. She has worked with many directors as a costume designer. She did design in projects like English Vinglish, Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania, and 2 States. She has also given her assistance in some programs like Seven, Kottey Sikke, Yeh Saali Zindagi, Jhoom Barabar Jhoom, and many more. Nikita's full name is Nikita Raheja Mohanty. She is working with her business partner, who is Natascha Charak. Natascha has also assisted in some ventures like Chandni Chowk to China, English Vinglish, Salaam-e-Ishq, and many others. Natascha has designed the costume of Veteran actor Sridevi in English Vinglish. She did styling for the NewYork part of the film. Nikita did her education in fashion designing for two consecutive years with Rocky S. She has started her career in designing with the Jhoom Barabar Jhoom. Nikita is the nominee of Stardust Awards under the category of Best Costume Design for the project Kapoor & Sons. Kapoor & Sons released on March 18 and in the year 2016. It has a genre of drama and romance. Its playtime is for two hours and eighteen minutes. Shakun Batra is the director of it. It has four tracks in it. These are Let's Nacho Mashups K& S by Badshah, Benny Dayal and Nucleya, Kar Gayi Chull by Fazilpuria, Neha Kakkar, Sukriti Kakkar, and Badshah, Bolna by Asees Kaur and Arijit Singh, Buddhu SA Mann by Armaan Malik and Amaal Malik, Saathi Rey by Arko Pravo Mukherjee, and Let's Nacho by Badshah, Nucleya and Benny Dayal. It has produced by Yash Johar, Karan Johar, and Apoorva Mehta. Shakun Batra and Ayesha Devitre Dhillon have written the story play. Cast and crew list include as Fawad Khan, Sidharth Malhotra, Sukant Goyal, Arya Sharma, Ram Singh, Edward Sonnenblick, Arbaaz Kadwani, Chandrajit Ranavde, Anahita Uberoi, Vikram Kapadia, Anuradha Chandan, Pradeep Pradhan, Aalekh Kapoor, Faahim Shaikh, Shanaia Kapoor, Muskaan Khanna, Aakriti Dobhal, Raju, Burjor Patel, Ratna Pathak Shah, Rajat Kapoor, Rishi Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, and many more. Donald McAlpine has done the cinematography. Shivkumar V. Panicker did the editing. Kapoor & Sons are the recipients of the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne under the category of Best film on August 11 and in the year 2016. Nikita has performed her best as a costume designer.

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Nikita Raheja Hindi Actor