Manish Malhotra (5 December 1966) is a former Indian fashion designer rolled costume designer and stylist, widely recognized for his works in Bollywood, Telugu cinema, Tamil cinema, Hollywood, and television. In 1998, he ventured into modeling and runway fashion designing along with his couture Reverie-Manish Malhotra. He obtained gratitude for his attractive ensembles using traditional colors, craftsmanship, textures, and embroideries illustrated at his initial runway show in November 1999. In 2005, he initiated his couture tag Manish Malhotra which proposes bridal, couture, distribution, and men’s wear collections and retails at two stores in Mumbai and New Delhi. The tag also retails at multi-brand boutiques across India and in Dubai.
Malhotra has been noted to have been motivated by Indian craftsmanship and encourages regional handicrafts and workmanship from rural India through his coalition with the ‘Mijwan Welfare Society’– an NGO started by Late Kaifi Azmi and bossed by Shabana Azmi and Namrata Goyal. In March 2017, the Philadelphia Museum of Art featured dresses from the Manish Malhotra 2013 couture exhibition – Thread of Emotion, in a continuous retrospective featuring the Phulkari technique at their Joan Spain Gallery
Manish Malhotra’s work for over 500 films and countless designs compels him a leading name in the Indian fashion design sorority. With a crew of 700 artists, craftsmen, and specialists spread across the country and international waters, his eponymous name has commemorated 14 years in the fashion industry.
The desire for his dress is not only restricted to the national boundaries, his fandom and models extend international waters to a proportional extent. From designing a custom-made conventional outfit for Michael Jackson to the Princess of Riyadh, Manish has covered the bipolar zones of style and all medleys in between with his incredible job for Naomi Campbell, Kate Moss, Nick Jonas, Nick Bateman, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Reese Witherspoon, Kylie Minogue, Jermaine Jackson and his wife Halima to call a few.
In the year 2016, the designer allied with Director Feroz Abbas Khan for his ambitious musical change of ‘Mughal-E-Azam. A whopping quantity of 550 dresses was compelled for this mega proposal in a prominent period of 3 months.
The tag Manish Malhotra also took the commitment to endorse local handicrafts and workmanship from rural India. It has acquired 45 girl employees from the Village of Mijwan, Uttar Pradesh incorporation with Shabana Azmi’s NGO, Mijwan Welfare Society.
To honor a new line of business, Manish Malhotra has initiated his first-ever haute-couture make-up line in association with “My Glamm” in December 2018. Manish Malhotra commenced his Productions organ last year with India’s supreme elite and beau monde marriage of Isha Ambani and Anand Piramal. The whole Sangeet event was conceptualized, curated, and accomplished by Manish Malhotra Productions.
Come 2019, August, Manish Malhotra brought two huge declarations; partnered with the heritage jewelry brand, Raniwala 1881 and inaugurated his Jewellery line. This coalition has begun with curation by the designer which will be commemorated by a collaborative exhibition launch in the following years. And launched Manish Malhotra Home in cooperation with luxury architect, Seetu Kohli.
In 1996, the tag commemorated the blastoff of its flagship store in Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad, and also expanded its first-ever flagship store in New Delhi, making it a 15,000 sq. ft. mart topping the charts of one among the biggest stories in the designer section in the country. With his unrelenting strength and eternal spirit, Manish Malhotra still proceed needs to achieve more appreciations and million hearts in this beautiful journey.