The Adaptation Post




Not many period dramas in India get their period details right.  I am not sure a leg of mutton sleeve blouse was the way to go in 1942 but its the evoked emotion rather than authenticity that matters in film. And this is a fair bit of effort for Bollywood.

This film did not eventually feature Ms Dixit but she looks quite radiant in this photoshoot.

Via the MD tumblr.



About Anu M

A potted history of Indian clothing and fashion.
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