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Video: 3 traditional ways to drape the sari

Last updated on: October 03, 2016 13:20 IST
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Go for a nauvari, try the lal paar shada sari or twist it like a madisar.

Navratri is just the perfect time to bring out those lovely saris and stun your friends with your inimitable style.

This time, ditch the conventional drapes and go the traditional route.

Watch these videos and learn how to drape it in three traditional styles.

1. Make heads turn in a nauvari (nine-yard)

IMAGE: Bring out the Marathi mulgi in you, dress like these divas did in Bajirao Mastani.

Watch this video to know how to drape a sari, the Maharashtrian way.

2. Look your best in a laal paar shada sari

IMAGE: Swirl around in a white and red border sari like Madhuri and Ash did in Devdas.

Watch this video below to know how to drape the sari, the way Bengalis do

3. Twist like a maami in madisar

IMAGE: Give the nine-yards their due like Sridevi did as Malini Iyer.

Watch the video below to know how you can drape the sari, the Tamil way

Dear readers, you too can share your expertise and show us how to wear a sari right.

Don't just go the traditional route; show us as many innovative drapes as possible!

Here's how you can do it:

E-mail us the link to your video at (subject line: 'Drape a sari'). We'll feature the best ones on

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