Hindi movie industry based in Mumbai, popularly known as ‘Bollywood’, has influenced daily life and culture in India for decades now. In fact, movies are the mainstay of entertainment and almost a religion in the nation.
Attend any Indian wedding and you will find the ladies attired in the finest garments and decked up in jewellery modelled after Bollywood fashion.
Bollywood has for long exerted a deep influence on popular Indian fashion. Any piece of jewellery adorned by an actress in a hit movie immediately becomes a prime sartorial trend for designers to reproduce.
Bollywood celebrated 100 years of Indian cinema in 2013, to commemorate this occasion and to pay tribute to the some of the iconic films, Kirtilals have designed 8 iconic jewellery pieces inspired from Bollywood.
The Black and White era in Indian cinema was heralded in 1913 with the release of DadasahebPhalke’s ‘Raja Harishchandra’. The moving images, even without sound thrilled, intrigued and captured the imagination of the Indian cinema goer with powerful performances from the actors.