Arun Manohar is a costume designer in Malayalam movies. His debut on the big screen was with the film ‘Alice: A True Story', directed by Anil Das, that released in 2014. In the same year, Biju’s Bhaskar Nari too gave him a break in his movie ‘@Andheri’. In both the movies, his job got special attention. As both the movies had characters of our society, his costume designs got special applause. Arun Manohar also became popular in Malayalam movies like ‘ Kunjiramayanam’ and ‘Balyakalasakhi’. In the year 2016, he designed costumes for Murali Gopy and Anoop Menon who were in the lead roles in ' Pa Va' and for Mohanlal in the movie ' Pulimurugan' and in the year 2016, he had designed costumes for Mammootty in a film named 'PullikkaranStaraaa'.

In another movie that released in 2017, Arun Manohar did design very simple outfits for the character of artists like AnuSithara who was in the lead role with KunchackoBoban and Joju George in a popular movie ‘RamanteEdanthottam’. In 2017, he also designed some simple kurtas and dhotis for actors Prithviraj Sukumaran and Indrajith Sukumaran who did lead roles in the movie ' Tiyaan' which was a political thriller directed by JiyenKrishnakumar. In the same year 2017, he got an offer from director UnniPrranavam to design costumes for a love story movie titled ‘ Hadiyya’.

In this movie, he was very style conscious and provided well-dressed costumes for hero and heroines. The film had actors like Nishan, RaginiNandwani, Alancier Lay Lopez in lead roles. For another movie ‘ Achayans’, Arun Manohar was also very style-conscious and designed costumes for actors like Jayaram, Prakash Raj, UnniMukundan, SanjuSivram and Adil Ibrahim. For another recent release ‘Aby’ which is a 2017 Malayalam drama film directed by advertisement filmmaker Srikant Mura, Arun Manohar has designed costumes for VineethSreenivasan who played the lead role. Arun Manohar has really taken the credit for setting a new trend that went well for the film heroes and heroines.

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Sameera Saneesh

Sameera Saneesh is a South Indian costume designer and fashion designer who works in the Malayalam film industry. She was born on 27th June 1983. She is well known for designing costumes of Mammootty, Jayasurya, Prithviraj Sukumaran and other stars. Sameera hails from Eroor village of Ernakulam district in Kerala. Her parents are Ibrahim and Jameela. She married a software engineer named Saneesh K. J. on 26th November 2006. She learned drawing and painting from Kalabhavan Kochi during her school years. Sameera did an under graduation course at Bharat Mata College before joining a Fashion Designing diploma at the Nation Institute for Fashion Designing in Panampilly Nagar. After diploma, she worked as an in-house designer for “Raymonds” for some time before becoming a freelance costume designer for ad-films. Her first projects were the advertisements for “Saundarya Silk”. She rose to prominence due to her work in Seemas. She also designed costumes for television advertisements of brands like “Kalyan Silks”, “Dharti”, “Bhima”, “Nirapara”, and “VKC” among many others. In 2008, Sameera debuted in a Hindi feature film as a costume designer for “The White Elephant” which was directed by Aijaz Khan, an ad film-maker, in Kerala. The movie was nominated for the Indian Panorama category of the ‘Goa International Film Festival’ in 2009. In 2009, Sameera got her big break in the Malayalam film industry in Aashiq Abu’s movie “Daddy Cool” where she designed costumes for Mammootty. Sameera’s iconic costumes include dapper suits and T-shirts for “Mammootty”, trendy clothes for Jayasurya in Payyan, suave outfits for Prithviraj Sukumaran in Arjunan Sakshi, and flowing gowns and simple kurtis for Mythli and Shweta Menon in Salt N’ Pepper which became a college trend. Her favourite star to work with is Mammootty for whom she made costumes with soft fabric. Her other popular works include ‘Katha Thurundu, Aagathan’, ‘In Ghost House Inn’,’ Best Actor’, ‘Maarvadi Arts Club’ and many more. Her latest works include ‘CIA: Comrade In America’, ‘Alamaraa’, ‘Godha’, ‘Vimaanam’, ‘Puthan Panam’, ‘LavaKusha’ and many others in 2017. In 2010, Sameera received the Mathrubhumi Film Award under the Best Costume Design category for the film ‘Pranchiyettan AndThe Saint’. In 2014, Sameera received the Kerala Film State Award for Best Costume Designer category. In 2015, she also featured in the Limca Book of Records for creating costumes for the highest number of Malayalam films in a short amount of time; to be more precise she designed costumes for fifty-two movies in five years starting with ‘Daddy Cool’ in August 2009 till ‘How Old Are You’ released on 14th May 2014.

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Mashar Hamsa

Mashar Hamsa is a famous costume designer, artist and, cinema affectionate in the south Indian film industry, especially in the Malayalam Industry. It is known as Mollywood. He debuted in the Malayalam industry through the veteran director Sameer Tahir's movie ‘Neelakasham Pachakadal ChuvannaBhoomi.’ He belongs to Thanoor, Mallapuram district (Formed on 16 June 1969) that situated in the state of Kerala. He has the keen interest in cinema. His friends and cousins admire him the most; they took him along for the shopping so that can buy the clothes of his likes and dislikes. Mashar's father was the tailor so this was the only connection that took Mashar to the cinema industry and the world of dream, goals, and achievements. So by choosing the clothes for his cousins, he explored his passion in the costume designing. Aftermath he came to Kochi and here he joined the diploma course in fashion designing. Lately, he worked with the Sijoy Varghese's production house, and he did hundreds of ads for Sijoy. By doing such progress he met Sameer. After the meeting, his life was changed. He found his career in the fashion designing and here is the beginning of his passion, his likes towards cinema. Once his first day on the job, the curiosity kills the cat for knowing the name of the first person for whom he was going to design cloth first. So he designed for the Dulquer Salmaan for the movie ‘NeelakashamPachakadalChuvannaBhoomi.’ Sameer associated throughout the movie making process at that time, and Mashar works well. Mashar studied the environment and refined the demand of the cinema so that it can be beneficial for the movie. He stayed for it in Mattancherry and analyses their daily wear like — Mundu, gowns, shirts, T-shirts, lungi, head scarf and the like. His favorite style of shade is blue, and that is followed by Black and white. Mashar is a fan of Ranveer Singh's fashion sense, which is crazy most of the times. He regularly makes designs for Vinayakan and Soubin Shahir. Mashar prefers the realistic approach in their costume making profession. He loves to do the experiment with their art and makes them according to the movie demand. He designed a leather jacket for the Dulquer that brings achievements in his designing career. He poured his teachings inherited by his father and cinema loving to his costume designing profession. Another Version of this Bio... Mashar Hamsa is a famous costume designer in the Indian film industry. He gained fame in the Malayalam film industry through his style statement costumes for famous movies like Sudani from Nigeria The 1990 born talent hails from Thanoor, Malappuram. He realized his passion at an early age and decided to go against the wind for his career. He opted to take a Diploma degree in fashion designing from Kochi rather than going for some mainstream course. The real inspiration for Mashar was his father, who worked as a tailor in the town. He inherited that streak from him and moved towards his goals. He trained under the famous Sijoy Varghese in his production house and worked on more than a hundred advertisements there. The destiny plays its cards as through one of these projects he met Sameer who offered him to design for Dulquer Salmaan. It was a super big break for him, a bit hesitant he took the opportunity and aced it with precision. He designed a leather jacket for Dulquer Salmaan which got very popular and gained him a lot of fame in the industry. His next movie Kammattippaadam, directed by Rajeev Ravi was not at all a cakewalk. It demanded precision and observation of the details. Mashar experimented with blocks and prints, colors and symbols to make the costumes look different and realistic at the same time. For his movie Parava, directed by Soubin Shahir, the designer spent three months in Mattenchery where he understood the different nuances of styling and the famous costume trends in the town. He observed briefly the fashion prevalent in the place and the variety of T-Shirts, Mundu, Lungi, Head Scarfs and other head gears the people wore there. Mashar worked on the film Trance and gave the costumes a modern touch this time. He designed frequently for Vinayakan and Soubin Shahir and added the touch of Ranbeer Singh’s dressing style in his styling as he really admired him. The blue color followed by white is also very niche in his costume collection. The designer was part of some great projects such as Chandruttan evideya, Kali, Kammalti Papaadam, Diwanji Moola Grand Prix by Anil Radhakrishna Menon and trance by Anwar Rashed where he designed for Fahadh Fasil. He also styled for the film Varathan by Amal Neerad. He worked for the award-winning film Sudani from Nigeria, directed by Zakaria.

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