On the sixth day of the 63 annual
Rumor spread out that after Deepika Padukone made her appearance wearing a sari in
Since Aishwarya Rai is a brand ambassador of L'Oréal, she had to wear western outfits as per rule, but this time, she made an exception. For the festival opening, she wore a violet tulle and mousseline gown from Elie Saab.
In her second outing with another L'Oréal ambassador, Eva Longoria, she wore a black Armani Prive strapless gown. On the third day, she appeared in a pink Gucci gown accompanied by her mother who wore a cream and gold sari.
Then on the sixth day, she wore a traditional Indian sari studded with stones in a white print with golden border coupled with a low neck blouse. What made it click was her simplicity. The actress was not wearing too much jewelry.
The sari was designed by Indian designer, Sabyasachi Mukherjee.
This is not the first time the actress appeared on the red carpet in a sari. In 2003, she appeared wearing a green sari at the premiere of Dogville. The dress was severely criticized by Indian fashion designers.
This time, some of the top designers of
Another designer, Namrata Joshipura said, “It was such a refreshing change. Ash looks great! I am so glad she has finally worn a sari at
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