About Founder

Couturier, costume stylist, entrepreneur, and revivalist; Manish Malhotra’s prolific career spanning 30 years has seen him redefine fashion. Manish started his career as a model but soon his passion and love for movies and fashion, drew him towards cotsume designing. An avid Bollywood film enthusiast, Manish Malhotra brought inimitable aesthetics to Costume design and styling for country’s leading actors and style icons. Founder of the eponymous label, Manish Malhotra is known in the industry for his pathbreaking makeover for actors on the silver screen and giving them an individual style narrative in personal lives, whilst walking alongside in their journey of stardom. The first-ever fashion influencer and bold fashion creator, Manish Malhotra has extended his influence beyond fashion to carve his niche as an Indian luxury designer.

Manish Malhotra makes his costume designing debut  for the film ‘Swarg’.

1993

Designed the complete look for the Late Sridevi’s character in Mahesh Bhatt’s ‘Gumrah’.

1995

Wins the First Filmfare award for costume  design for his work in Ram Gopal Varma’s ‘Rangeela’ starring Urmila Matondkar.

1998

Collaborates with socialites, industrialist Kajal Anand, Yash and Avanti Birla to design collections for their store, Reverie.

2001

Won the first-ever IIFA Best Costume award for the blockbuster movie ‘Mohabbatein’.

2002

A crowning  year in which he won 7 individual category awards for his pathbreaking styling and costume  designing for the blockbuster hit ‘Kuch Kuch Hota Hai’

2004

Launches his eponymous label Manish Malhotra and his first flagship store in Dubai.

2006

Opened his first flagship store Manish Malhotra in Mumbai, India.

2010

Collaborates with veteran actress Shabana Azmi’s NGO Mijwan Welfare Society to encourage & empower the women of Mijwan by providing them employment through the revival of their craftsmanship of Chikankari.

2013

Opened the largest single brand couture store of 15000 sq. ft. in Delhi.

2014

‘Men for Mijwan’ collection of menswear was showcased with leading personalities walking the ramp.

2016

Designed 550 costumes for the cast of the popular musical Mughal-e-Azam. Became the first Indian designer to cross 1 Mn followers on digital medium.
Raised USD 1.8 mn for Pratham,India’s largest education non-profit organisation, through a showcase of his ‘Regal Threads’ Collection in Houston.

2017

Invited as a speaker at Harvard Business School and New York UniversityInvited to showcase his collection at Philadelphia Museum of Art.Collaborated with Etihad Show.Collaborated with Google to launchthe ‘G Suite’.

2018

Launch of Manish Malhotra Haute Couturemake-up.
Launch of Manish Malhotra Productions – designed and conceptulized the Sangeet Ceremony for Isha Ambani and Anant Piramal in Udaipur, India.Became a part of the Oscar’s Council.Made his debut at Cannes Film Festival.

2019

Extended business into Manish Malhotra Jewellery, Manish Malhotra Home.

Opened a 15,000 sq. ft. flagship store in Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad

2020

Worked on ceremonial uniforms for Mounted Police of Maharashtra.
Received Filmfare ‘Award of Honour’ for 30 Years of Outstanding Contribution to Bollywood Fashion.

Manish Malhotra makes his costume  designing debut  for the film ‘Swarg’.

1993

Designed  the complete look for the Late Sridevi’s character in Mahesh Bhatt’s ‘Gumrah’.

1995

Wins the First Filmfare award for costume  design for his work in Ram Gopal Varma’s ‘Rangeela’ starring Urmila Matondkar.

1998

Collaborates with socialites, industrialist Kajal Anand, Yash and Avanti Birla to design collections for their store, Reverie.

2001

Won the first-ever IIFA Best Costume award for the blockbuster movie ‘Mohabbatein’.

2002

A crowning  year in which he won 7 individual category awards for his pathbreaking styling and costume  designing for the blockbuster hit ‘Kuch Kuch Hota Hai’

2004

Launches his eponymous label Manish Malhotra and his first flagship store in Dubai.

2006

Opened his first flagship store Manish Malhotra in Mumbai, India.

2010

Collaborates with veteran actress Shabana Azmi’s NGO Mijwan Welfare Society to encourage & empower the women of Mijwan by providing them employment through the revival of their craftsmanship of Chikankari.

2013

Opened the largest single brand couture store of 15000 sq. ft. in Delhi.

2014

‘Men for Mijwan’ collection of menswear was showcased with leading personalities walking the ramp.

2016

Designed 550 costumes for the cast of the popular musical Mughal-e-Azam. Became the first Indian designer to cross 1 Mn followers on digital medium.
Raised USD 1.8 mn for Pratham,India’s largest education non-profit organisation, through a showcase of his ‘Regal Threads’ Collection in Houston.

2017

Invited as a speaker at Harvard Business School and New York University
Invited to showcase his collection at Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Collaborated with Etihad Show.
Collaborated with Google to launchthe ‘G Suite’.

2018

Launch of Manish Malhotra Haute Couturemake-up.
Launch of Manish Malhotra Productions – designed and conceptulized the Sangeet Ceremony for Isha Ambani and Anant Piramal in Udaipur, India.
Became a part of the Oscar’s Council.
Made his debut at Cannes Film Festival.

2019

Extended business into Manish Malhotra Jewellery, Manish Malhotra Home.

Opened a 15,000 sq. ft. flagship store in Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad

2020

Worked on ceremonial uniforms for Mounted Police of Maharashtra.
Received Filmfare ‘Award of Honour’ for 30 Years of Outstanding Contribution to Bollywood Fashion.