Manish Malhotra, is an Indian fashion designer, who has designed outfits for many leading actors and actresses in Bollywood. He is widely regarded as one of India’s ‘crowned fashion designers’. He was born on December 5, 1965 in Westminster, London. Manish Malhotra started up his career as a model, while he was studying in ‘Elphinstone College’ at Mumbai.
His first professional costume design was for the Bollywood actress ‘
’ in the movie ‘Swarg’, which was released a couple of decades ago.
He won his first ‘filmfare costume award’, for the movie ‘
’ in 1995. It gave him much recognizance in Bollywood and paved his way for becoming film city’s ‘most sought after’ costume designer. He has also designed costumes for ‘the King of Pop’,
, his visit to India.
Manish Malhotra has launched various high profile couture store, ‘Reverie –Manish Malhotra’ which received majorly positive response and many top rated celebrities and affluent families, throughout the globe became his clients. He has also received praise for creating
Glamorous ensembles which strikes a chord with Indian culture.
His first fashion show, was held in November 1999.
His career has till now spanned over 25 years during which he has received over 35 awards and has designed costumes for over 1000 films. He has also been recognized by ‘National Institute of Fashion Technology’ Delhi, for his contribution to fashion design. Apart from film costume design, he has also designed the ‘team gear’ for Shah Rukh Khan’s, Indian Premier League team KOLKATTA KNIGHT RIDERS.
He has also undertaken many social endeavors like his association with the ‘Mijwan Welfare Society’, in which he promotes workmanship from rural India.
He has also been the host of his talk show named, ‘The Manish Malhotra Show’.