She dabbled with ethnic style in Mission Kashmir, where her salwar kameezes, though simple, were stylish and elegant. Later, she went for the traditional Kashmiri look in The Hero: Love Story Of A Spy, in which she played the Kashmiri village girl, Reshma.
In Dil Chahta Hai, Arjun Bhasin's simple but stylish dresses and a wet, permed hairstyle made for a subdued, classy and very feminine Shalini, Preity's character in the film.
Of course, there have been times when Preity has not always strictly been 'in character' -- her unreal wig in Armaan got more attention then her performance. Ditto for her slinky, backless dresses in Koi... Mil Gaya.
rediff.com takes a peek into Preity Zinta's filmi closet.
Text: Sukanya Verma
Design: Uday Kuckian
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