For Indians, there’s God, then film stars, and then cricketers.
Indian Cinema, especially Bollywood, is a cluster of imagination, thrill, love and emotions. A perfect synonym of Indian vibrancy and culture, it sets the heart to dance and joy. With a number of film makers working day and night to deliver the best screen experience, these incredible films control our dressing sense, eating habits, dialogues, and way of accessorizing. Let’s see how jewelry styles go hand in hand with Bollywood:-
The Charm Of Royal Jewelry From Silent Era
Suraiya Jamaal and Waheeda Rehman
Raja Harishchandra was the first silent movie made in 1913 by Dada Saheb Phalke. The release of this motion picture witnessed a flood of directors joining the league of film making. In 1931, Alam Ara, the first sound movie, enabled the actors to speak, cry, sing or even shout. Large diamond neckpieces, headpieces, and chandeliers coupled with colorful gemstones ruled this era because a majority of movies were based on mythology and royal traditions.
The Melodrama Of Golden Ornaments From 1960s – 1990s
Madhubala- Mughal-e-Azam and Madhuri Dixit- Hum Aapke Hain Kaun
This phase saw a paradigm shift from classic movies like Mother India and Mughal-E-Azam with grand sets and big budget to total entertainers like Sholay and Hum Aapke Hain Kaun. Not to forget, the first Superstar, Rajesh Khanna belonged to this glorious era. Heavy slave bracelets and maang-tika, encrusted in pure gold and Kundan-Meena, were on the priority of designers in this period of Dream girl.
Avant Garde Movies: The Classic Saga Of Simple But Subtle Jewelry
Pareneeti Chopra- Ladies Vs Ricky Bahl
This stage subdued the demand of young generation with thrill, comedy, horror, drama, and action. It saw huge transformation in production, equipments, shooting locations and genre of music. Blockbuster films like 3 Idiots, Rock On and Krrish presented a new avatar of Bollywood. With minimal accessorizing, celebs prefer to wear small pendants, studs or macramé bracelets which look subtle yet stylish.
With the increase in glamour, cars, stunts and cast in every film, India Cinema has reckoned its name globally by going grand like never before. So this time when you step into a designer jewelry store, demand the latest celeb inspired piece and become a style diva.