Ma, meri maa, pyaari maa mumma…
Be it this song from the film Dasvidaniya or Deewar’s iconic ‘Mere Paas Maa Hai’ dialogue, Bollywood and moms have a very special connection. We usually talk about Gen-Y Bolly divas and their new-age styles. But, ain’t no fashion like retro fashion and we are sure you will agree with us on this bit!
Right from the 70s our tinsel town divas have aced the role of mother, both on and off the screen. Films or fashion, these stylish divas turned moms didn’t stop working on themselves and that’s quite commendable and applaud-worthy!
So, on the occasion of Mother’s Day, we bring you the list of all fashion-forward yesteryear divas that are an evergreen style icon!
If you dig sisters Khushi and Janhvi Kapoor’s impeccable style, thank their momma, late Sridevi. It won’t be wrong to say that whenever Sri posed with her daughters, she easily came off as one of their siblings!
Refined style, graceful aura and all things Manish Malhotra, these three things aptly defined Sri’s sartorial sensibilities. How dearly we miss her!
MADHURI DIXIT NENE
Right from her Dhak Dhak days, Madhuri used to make our heart skip a beat with her every appearance. Well, nothing has changed even today as well.
Serene sarees, glamorous gowns and sophisticated looks, this mother of two ticks all the right boxes even today.
Chirpy, fashion-forward and now a mother of two, Juhi has always swept us off our feet with her sartorial sensibilities.
Colourful ethnics to breezy midis, Chawla is seen sporting them all!
A 'Dream Girl' to many, and mother of Ahana and Esha Deol, Hema has always been alluring us with her mesmerizing beauty.
After nailing every retro trend, this yesteryear diva has been giving us an occasional sartorial treats in embellished drapes and Kanjivaram sarees.
Mother to Riddhima Kapoor Sahni and actor Ranbir Kapoor, Neetu is one of the style icons that continue to defy age and give us some subtle yet noteworthy fashion moments.
From extravagant polkas to now understated looks, her style has just evolved over the years.
Mother to actresses and divas Karisma Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor Khan, Babita dominated the film and fashion industry in her own era.
Not opting for much shenanigans, she would embrace simplicity and sophistication in figure-skimming silhouettes, hugging churidar kurtas and big loops with huge sunglasses.
SHARMILA TAGORE PATAUDI
Be it an Evening in Paris or a lavish B-town’s party, Sharmila’s appearance would never be short on glamour.
Saif Ali Khan and Soha Ali Khan’s mother made many swoon over her sultry looks in curvy dresses, elaborate bouffants and perfectly winged eyes. Even today, one can spot this diva in her regal best flaunting serene sarees, quite gracefully.
Apart from these gorgeous ladies, here’s a shout out to other Bollywood divas who left us googly-eyed with their charisma…
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