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This is not just a fashion show...

April 06, 2015 16:13 IST
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It’s a tribute from a daughter to her father.

No wonder then, Mijwan Fashion show – hosted by the Mijwan Trust headed by Shabana Azmi – paid tribute this year to both relationships and legacy.

Anil and Sonam Kapoor

Walking the ramp for Mijwan were the stylish father-daughter duo, Anil and Sonam Kapoor.

Sonakshi and Shatrughan Sinha

Sonakshi Sinha shows dad Shatrughan just how it’s done.

Jaya and Abhishek Bachchan

Mommy Jaya Bachchan couldn’t be more proud of her son, Abhishek.

Amitabh Bachchan and Shweta Nanda

Amitabh Bachchan shares a moment with the apple of his eye, daughter Shweta Nanda.

Javed and Farhan Akhtar

Shabana had her own family on the ramp as well – husband Javed Akhtar walks with his multi-talented son, Farhan.

Alecia Raut

Alicia Raut does complete justice to this to this peachy Manish Malhotra sari.

A model in a Manish Malhotra outfit

Most of us know Malhotra as Bollywood’s favourite designer.

A model in a Manish Malhotra outfit

But how many know that he has adopted Mijwan’s Kaifi Azmi Sewing and Embroidery Centre?

A model in a Manish Malhotra outfit

In fact, it is through Chikankari by MWS – a pet project with the designer – that he has focused attention on the embroidery skills in the region.

A model in a Manish Malhotra outfit

Creating his own brand of fusion, he has used the traditional embroidery on crop tops, skirts, jackets, saris, sherwanis and bandhgalas.

A model in a Manish Malhotra outfit

Besides this really summery yellow, he’s used fiery reds, soft blues and gentle pinks to create exquisite garments that will soon retail in stores.

Everyone looks happy except for the rather grumpy ‘Khamosh’ Sinha… wonder what’s irking him?

A bow for the designer and singer Shankar Mahadevan, who sang for Mijwan, with his son Siddharth (not in the picture)

Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar and Mijwan

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