Indians are obsessed with two things – Bollywood and Cricket. The Indian obsession with Bollywood films and film stars is unmatchable.
Film stars like Amitabh Bachchan and Shahrukh Khan are considered next to God in the Indian subcontinent. The fashion space in India is greatly influenced by ‘Bollywood style’ especially Bollywood Jewellery.
Think of the infamous Mumtaz style saree that became a rage in 1965 when ace actress Mumtaz wore it in ‘Ram Aur Shyam’ or even the splendid choker necklaces that became the quintessential bridal jewelry items when Aishwarya Rai Bachchan wore it in ‘Jodha Akbar’.
There were times when all the barbershops in India had the memorable picture of Salman Khan with the ‘Tere Naam’ hairstyle and men couldn’t help but give in to the raging trends.
Remember when Deepika Padukone wore those splendid chandbali earrings in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ramleela’? Yes, didn’t you run to Lajpat Nagar hunting for the knock-offs? Well, we are unapologetically in love with the film stars and their impeccable fashion and jewelry choices.
One scroll through your Instagram in 2019 and you know that even today, we Indians religiously follow fashion trends set by Bollywood films. Whether on-screen or off-screen, Bollywood stars always adorn jewelry items that are quite the trendsetters.
Without a doubt, Bollywood inspires jewelry trends ( what we like to call Bollywood Jewelry ), particularly bridal jewelry trends in India.
Recently, the actress Mandira Bedi wore a Kundan and diamond polki choker necklace at an event that instantly caught social media attention. Luckily it was found at the Montara Jewellery online store.
Here is a list of some iconic jewelry items worn by the Bollywood stars that you (if you haven’t already) should make space for in your wardrobe.
Deepika Padukone Wedding Earrings
The actress wore these stunning Kundan, polka and pearl embellished gold earrings for one of her wedding festivities. More than the stunning necklace, her earrings became an instant bridal favorite in 2018. It’s a must-have pair!
Deepika Padukone ‘Padmaavat’ Choker
The red meenakari choker necklace worn by Rani Padmaavati was worn by innumerable brides on their wedding day as the imitations hit the market. The simple choker necklace is a great choice for family weddings and bridal wear.
Preity Zinta ‘Veer Zaara’ Nath
The sultry sexy Nath in oxidised silver trend was started by none other than the dimpled beauty Preity Zinta in the film Veer Zaara. Her look was largely loved.
Anushka Sharma ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’ Kundan Necklace
The heavy Kundan necklace with emerald embellishments worn by Anushka Sharma in Karan Johar’s ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’ is a must-have for all brides-to-be. The over-the-top necklace can be matched well with your traditional Indian attires.
Sonam Kapoor ‘Veere Di Wedding’ Jhumkas
The super heavy ear cuff multi-layer jhumkas in Jadau style worn by fashionista Sonam Kapoor in ‘Veere Di Wedding’ are a bridesmaid’s essential for you. These are the top favorite on our list.
Swati Vatsa Kaanphool
The kaanphool worn by ‘Girl in the City’ actress Swati Vatsa is a great accessory when you want to adorn a statement-making piece without going overboard with accessories. No other brand can be Mortantra Jewellery prices when it comes to these kaanphools.
Deepika Padukone Reception Necklace
Deepika’s emerald green reception necklace was a super-hit back then and even today. It’s a must-add to your wedding trousseau for special occasions like Diwali parties, family weddings and anniversary festivities.
Kareena Kapoor ‘Koffee With Karan’ Necklace
Then preggo Kareena Kapoor wore a stunning pearl and black gemstones necklace at one of the episodes of ‘Koffee With Karan’ which is still quite on the jewellery trends chart in India.
Sonakshi Sinha Chaand Bali
The talented Bollywood actress paired her black and red Anarkali with a stylish pair of clip-on chandbalis with red rubies, green emeralds and white pearls. The gorgeous pair is a great addition to your jewellery closet.
Aishwarya Rai ‘Jodha Akbar’ Choker
By far the most loved and ripped off choker necklace in the history of Indian cinema happens to be the one worn by our blue-eyed beauty Aishwarya Rai in ‘Jodha Akbar’. You style this pair on your wedding day or Karwachauth.
Salman Khan Turquoise Bracelet
The ‘Dabangg’ star is inseparable with his turquoise stone embellished chained silver bracelet. It is the best and the most recognizable piece of Bollywood-inspired jewellery for men to own.
You can go on and on thanking the impeccable Bollywood celebs and their stylists for introducing some of the most iconic Bollywood jewellery styles into your lives.
Right from the early days of Indian cinema to even today, there is better jewelry inspiration for all the Indian women than their favorite Bollywood divas. And why not? Indian cinema is blessed with some of the best fashion brains in the world.
Right from Sabyasachi to Manish Arora to Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla, India is proud to have the most recognizable jewelry trendsetters in the world.
As for all the unapologetic fans of cinema-style jewelry, you must check out the breathtaking Bollywood collection of jewels by Mortantra Jewellery.