The elegant and versatile traditional Indian attire, saree is ageless! While the western ensembles like gowns, LBDs, jumpsuits, and separates may have their charm, the saree unfailingly retains its distinct and dramatic persona. With the infusion of contemporary and risqué vibes, the saree exudes a powerful visual statement. Pushing the saree envelope to the hilt with her bold promotional style statements, Kangana Ranaut has been up and about all over town! Promoting her upcoming intense period drama, Rangoon in which she shares screen presence with Shahid Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan, Kangana Ranaut seems to have ditched those ditzy dresses for ethereal sarees. Notching the saree game with each look, Kangana Ranaut has brought back prints, embellishments and sheer styles with her sarees to the fore.
Directed by the maverick director Vishal Bharadwaj, the movie chronicles the love and separation narrative set against the backdrop of World War II. Playing the feisty Miss Julia, a role based on the life and times of Mary Ann Evans aka Fearless Nadia who was also Bollywood’s first original stunt-woman and is still remembered for her fiery role in the movie Hunterwali. Her glam squad comprises Ami Patel and head stylist Sanjay Kumar Dauhaliya. Adding another stylish chapter in her Book Of Sartorial Style, Kangana Ranaut has certainly immortalized the saree and here are her top 8 promotional looks. (Kangana Ranaut goes slinky and kinky as Jaanbaaz Julia for Rangoon promotions! View Pics!)
Redefining the monochrome trend with her I Love Pero black and white saree that was replete with a bandhani pallu and a checked border, Kangana teamed it with a bandhani blouse. a pair of golden drop earring from Viange. A pair of golden drop earrings from Viange and a pair of black pointy toes rounded up her look. With her signature curls in a perfect side sweep, Kangana’s makeup comprised well-defined yet subtle eye shadow with blushed cheeks and a hint of peachy lips, courtesy stylist Daniel Bauer.
Carrying off sheer and shimmer, all in one go isn’t a mean feat and Kangana excelled whilst at it with a Falguni and Shane Peacock radiant blue saree making a spectacular appearance on the Indian Idol Season 9 recently. A pair of matching earrings by Amrapali Jewels was her only accessory of choice but her makeup comprised dramatic eyes, nude pink lips, and lightly blushed cheeks.
Reinforcing our love for vintage floral prints, Kangana Ranaut was snapped in a floral I Love Pero saree for an interview. Wearing her hair up, she finished out the look with earrings from Amrapali jewels and a pair of jootis. She flaunted a subtle makeup of delicately done eyes and nude pink lips.
Wearing her heart out, Kangana Ranaut wore the heart heart-motif handwoven sari saree by Galang Gabbaan. A pair of drop earrings by Amrapali Jewels and makeup of nude pink lips and delicately done eyes rounded up her look.
For The Kapil Sharma Show, Kangana Ranaut picked up an ethnic and elaborate Abu Jani-Sandeep Khosla saree and paired it with an opulent pair of studs. Her hair was center parted and neatly done to perfection and aptly complimented by smoky eyes and nude pink lips.
Wearing a Shades Of India floral saree with a beige colored blouse, Kangana once again channeled the floral vibe and finished out the look with a pair of drop earrings, subtle makeup of perfect curls, nude pink lips and dramatic eyes.
Jumping aboard the floral bandwagon yet again with a pastel pink and blue saree, Kangana sported a sleeveless blouse with an edgy back. Making that sexy back work with a tilted statement layered, pearl neck piece with a bold silver motif, Kangana’s neat updo, shimmery brown eyes, blushed cheeks and pretty pink lips spell nothing less than stunning.
Wearing a stunning shimmery nine-yard by Falguni and Shane Peacock, Kangana Ranaut chose to let the saree do the talk and kept her accessory game restricted to a pair of statement earrings and an updo, blushed cheeks and nude pink lips.
Kangana Ranaut has absolutely driven her style case to the point and ringed in the vintage vibe with her immaculate saree game. Revamping the promotional style, Kangana Ranaut’s stylish appearances are a breath of fresh air and we are seriously inspired to flaunt the nine yards to the hilt, just like Miss. Julia! Rangoon is slated to hit the screens on February 24, 2017.