Bollywood actresses Hema Malini and her daughter Esha Deol walked the ramp at the ongoing Lakme Fashion Week in Assam’s celebrated fashion designer Sanjukta Dutta’s designs.
The event was organized at St. Regis, Mumbai from August 22-26.
This is not the first time a Bollywood actress has worn her designs. In the past, actresses Dia Mirza, Bipasha Basu, Preity Zinta, Priyanka Chopra, Zarine Khan has also worn her beautiful designs.
She showcased her collection Abor, on day five of the Lakme Fashion Week in Mumbai, which is dedicated to the strong and determined women weavers of Assam.
Fashion Designer Sanjukta Dutta is known for her fashionable and exquisite range of customized and hand-crafted Assamese mekhla chador, with different varieties of coloured silk threads.
She started her brand in 2012 and it has been steadily gaining popularity. She also designed a special Muga Angavastram for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Will and Kate when they visited Assam, in the past. She hopes to highlight the textiles and handlooms of Assam and give recognition to the immense wealth the state has to offer in terms of textiles.
She also recently collaborated with Yash Raj Films to design the logo of the film Sui Dhaaga, which is dedicated to the craftsmen of India starring actors Varun Dhawan and Anushka Sharma.