5 Iconic Orange Sarees of Bollywood: Recreate the Sensational Looks!

The OG diva of times Katrina Kaif looked sizzling and sexy in the song ‘Gale lag jana na jaa.’ The iconic look with a blend of orange adds sensuality and grace.

Aditi Nag
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5 times Bollywood gave us exquisite wonders in terms of fashion. Let's celebrate the evolution of iconic orange sarees in Bollywood that captivated our hearts for decades.

Talking about the evolution of fashion, Bollywood stands as a trendsetter, especially when it comes to the vibrant hue of orange. Through the lens of cinema, Bollywood has not only embraced and embellished the dynamics of fashion trends but also the prominence of the colour gerua attached to the attire. Here are some iconic orange sarees of Bollywood that have inspired audiences throughout the decades and are still followed to this day. Here's how you can recreate these looks! Keep scrolling!

1. Mumtaaz in “aaj kal tere mere pyaar ke charche (1968)


Though the veteran actress Mumtaaz is known for her many outstanding performances, the role in Brahmachari (1968) with Shammi Kapoor nailed the fashion trends and is still being remembered for the same. The iconic orange saree in “Aaj kal tere mere pyaar ke charche” was glorious. The drape was phenomenal and never went out of style (click to try the style). This set the newest style for vibrant and bold colours in Bollywood. Check here to recreate the look.

2. Madhuri Dixit in Beta (1992)


The Bollywood diva moved our hearts through her sensational performance in “Dhak Dhak Karne Laga.” The portrayal of the orange saree created a “dhak dhak” in the whole country. The mesmerizing dance moves and expressions in the vibrant orange saree captured the essence of sensuality and became iconic in Bollywood fashion. The unique styling reflects a blend of bold and seductiveness and bagged the actress the title of ‘Dhak Dhak Girl.’ Check here to recreate the look.

3. Sushmita Sen in ‘Laga Laga re’ (2005)


The spectacular performance in ‘Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya’  of our Miss Universe Sushmita Sen made us fall for satin sarees again. The vibrant orange colour with a twist of modernity carried away the hearts of people. The graceful representation added allure to the orange saree symbolising the essence of sophistication and emphasising timeless charm and versatility. Check here to recreate the look.

4. Rani Mukherjee in Karan Johar’s Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna (2006)


In terms of love fantasies, Karan Johar’s movies add a crunch to romanticizing fashion trends. The alluring costumes blend modernity and traditions and glorify the beauty of the attire with immense grace. Talking about the song ‘Tumhi Dekho Na’ in 2006 where Rani Mukherjee adorned herself in an orange chiffon saree blended with a black and leopard print border and the shades of orange in the background gave us both contrasting and monochromatic looks. Check here to recreate the look.

5. Katrina Kaif in De Dana Dan (2009)


The OG diva of times, Katrina Kaif looked sizzling and sexy in the song ‘Gale lag jana na jaa.’ The iconic look with a blend of orange adds sensuality and grace. The way the costume was styled and carried with such grace was breathtaking. And most prominent element of the backless blouse was a groundbreaker. Check  here to recreate the look. 


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