Six Times Bollywood Stars Looked Dapper in a Nehru Jacket

Bollywood stars often dictate what is trending and what is not in India and according to fashion photographers, page 3 photographs and star selfies make it apparent that the Nehru jacket is trending in a big way. The Nehru Jacket gets it name from the first Prime Minister of India; Jawaharlal Nehru who wore this garment and made it popular. For a while this jacket went of the radar however current fashion trends dictate that the Nehru Jacket or Jawahar Blazer is back in a big way. This is reflected by the stars that have recently been photographed at red carpet events sporting this jacket. Here is our list of the top six times Bollywood men have looked dapper in Nehru Jackets.

Rohit Shetty in a Nehru Jacket

Rohit Shetty in a Nehru Jacket

Unlike most directors who prefer to stay behind the camera, Rohit Shetty who has directed films such as the mega earning block busters Singham and Golmaal is name to reckon with who has also hosted the popular reality show Khatron Ka Khiladi. Here Rohit was photographed wearing a complete Indian ensemble, pairing a high sheen blue kurta pyjama with the dapper Nehru jacket. Apparently this powerhouse of talent is equally fashion forward.

Ranbir Kapoor in a Nehru Jacket during the Promotions of a Movie in New York

Ranbir Kapoor in a Nehru Jacket during the Promotions of a Movie in New York

Ranbir Kapoor who look good in almost anything; remember him in boxers in Wake up Sid, looks dapper in this black floral pattern embroidered Nehru jacket during the promotion of a movie in New York. This picture was taken when the cast and crew of Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani celebrated Diwali in New York City and Ranbir totally compliments his co-star Deepika Padukone, seen here in a traditional avatar.

Shahid Kapoor in a Gold Nehru Jacket

Shahid Kapoor in a Gold Nehru Jacket

In this fashion photo shoot picture, the dapper Shahid Kapoor looks like a million bucks in a Nehru Jacket. This talented Star is known for his award winning performances in movies like Haidar and Kaminey. Shahid Kapoor is also a professional dancer who started his career as a member of the Shaimak Davar dance troupe.

Ritesh Deshmukh is often photographed in Nehru Jackets at Red Carpet Events

Ritesh Deshmukh is often photographed in Nehru Jackets at Red Carpet Events

Ritesh Deshmukh who has created a name for himself as an actor with great comic timing in movies like Kya Kool Hai Hum and Houseful perhaps favors the Nehru Jacket more than anyone else. The actor is often photographed wearing Nehru jacket at red carpet events and has even walked the fashion runway in ethnic wear for men.

Fawad Khan in a Nehru Jacket

Fawad Khan in a Nehru Jacket

This Pakistani star who is currently enjoying critical acclaim in the movie Kapoor and Sons first came to the attention of the Indian media with his role of an Indian prince in the movie Khoobsurat. Photographed here during the promotions of the movie Khoobsurat, Fawad Khan stays true to his character in the movie and looks like a million dollar prince. Here hoping we see more fashion and cinematic brilliance from Fawad Khan.

 

 

 

 

 

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Bollywood Stars Set Trends on the Red Carpet and Other Star Studded Events

In India we look to Bollywood stars for fashion inspiration and there is absolutely nothing wrong with that as these stars are often advised and assisted by the best stylists and fashion designers in the country when it comes to their sartorial choices. With the intense media glare and the unforgiving fashion police on their backs, stars now step out on to the red carpet in ethnic and western garments that are in keeping with the latest trends and fads. This fact can serve as an advantage for the common fashion conscious people like us who may not be able to afford a stylist to keep us on track in terms of fashion trends and one way to be inspired is by observing our favorite stars on the red carpet. It may not be feasible watch every red carpet event on the telly however one can simply Google search terms like Bollywood stars at Cannes or Bollywood red carpet and watch your favorite stars in ethnic wear like  Bandhgala Blazers, Sherwanis, Sarees and or even western wear like Tuxedos and Gowns. Look through our top picks of Bollywood stars looking like royalty on the red carpet and other star studded events and gain inspiration on how to apply these looks to your own wardrobe for the next big event you are meant to attend.

Ranveer Singh in a Sherwani at a promotional Photo shoot for Bajirao Mastani

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During the promotions of the movie Bajirao Mastani, Ranveer and Deepika posed for a photo shoot in ethnic ensembles as the movie is a period action drama come love story. In this picture Ranveer looks dapper in an outfit that makes for a good wedding sherwani. Next time you are shopping for wedding sherwanis, for a wedding you intend to attend or even if you are the one getting married, here is a great look to be inspired by.

Sonam Kapoor in an Ellie Saab Gown at Cannesbb

Sonam Kapoor who is the Indian face of L’Oreal looks resplendent in a black Ellie Saab gown at the Cannes film festival. While this starlet has made a name for herself as a fashionista, her critically acclaimed performance in the movie Neerja has finally got her recognition as an actor.

Sonam Kapoor at Cannes Again

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While Aishwarya Rai has made countless appearances at Cannes, her red carpet choices have been mostly fails however Sonam Kapoor stuns with a new look every time at Cannes. This picture is from Cannes 2013 and Sonam Kapoor looks gorgeous in a cape saree and stunning nose ring. Let this saree be your inspiration for a stunning wedding saree.

Arjun Rampal at Cannesdd

Who can forget Arjun Rampal at Cannes looking like a gentleman and yet so intrinsically Indian dapper in his bandhgala blazer and Jodhpur style trousers at Cannes. Next time you need fashion inspiration for a wedding you need to attend be inspired by this unique look to this look instead of the usual sherwanis for weddings.