Shabana Azmi’s NGO Mijwan Welfare Society completed 4 years recently and designer Manish Malhotra showcased some stunning designer dresses, lehengas and other designs at the Mijwan Fashion Extravaganza to mark this occasion. Many of Bollywood’s A-listers came to show support and walked the runway at this fashion show.

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The list included Amitabh Bachchan (who was recent honoured with the Padma Vibhushan title), Jaya Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Shatrughan Sinha and Anil Kapoor. Sonam Kapoor, Sonakshi Sinha and Farhan Akhtar represented the younger generation on the ramp.

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Manish Malhotra, who has been working with the women in the Kaifi Azmi Sewing and Embroidery Centre in Mijwan, has been helping them to translate the Chikankari embroidery skills on modern silhouettes like jackets, crop tops, bandhgalas, lehengas and more.

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He presented an ethereal fashion show where many of India top models walked the runway.

The collection showcasing a vibrant palette in shades of creams, pretty pinks and yellows, bright reds and blues was a winner all the way and had the audience spell bound.

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manish malhotra mijwan extravaganza 600x400

Amongst the audience were many Bollywood celebrities like Aditi Rao Hydari, Sophie Choudry, Richa Chadda, (all dressed in Manish Malhotra creations), Tanvi Azmi, Adhuna Akhtar, Tisca Chopra and more.

All in all, an enthralling evening where the cause was celebrated and supported by the who’s who in Bollywood.


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