Umm… so you bought an attire that was a little over your budget, and now you are feeling guilty about it? Now you are thinking that you could have put that money to a better and more constructive use? You need not to worry as we are here to clear that guilty conscience straight away.
When it comes to buying and sporting those multi-lakh, expensive outfits and costumes, Bollywood, can get us all run for our money. The Indian film industry truly a multi-million industry and a lot goes into making a film. It is not only about coming up with an idea for a project and putting on board actors for the roles, but there is much more than that. Making a movie takes a lot of hard work, dedication, and of course money.
From heavily embellished ghagras, to leather tight studded bodysuits, to some expensive and highly unnecessary leather jackets, Hindi films are loaded with all of it. Some of these Bollywood outfits are expensive enough to feed an entire city, if not a state.
Here’s a list of some of the most expensive costumes ever worn by our B-Town celebs for their movies.
1.Deepika Padukone in Bajirao Mastani
Deepika Padukone looked straight out of a heavenly dream in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Bajirao Mastani. To complement the grandeur of the movie and its sets, a lot of attention was taken into account into making the costumes for the characters. Each and every costume perfectly expressed the status of the character. Mr. Bhansali spent a whopping amount of Rs 45 Lakhs for custom-made jewelry for Mastani’s character.
2. Sonakshi Sinha in Tevar
Sonakshi Sinha starrer movie Tevar might not have performed well at the box office, but a peppy dance number from the movie, Radha Nachegi stayed in the limelight as the makers spent around Rs 2.5 crore for the song. In the song, Sonakshi Sinha wore a costume alone which costed around Rs 75 lakhs.
3. Madhuri Dixit in Devdas
The role of Chandramukhi was played by Madhuri Dixit in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Devdas. Mr. Bhansali is known for making over-the-top budget films. His movie, Devdas was known to be the costliest film of the decade. Although there were multiple expensive costumes worn in the film by both the female beauties, but the most expensive one was a lehenga that Madhuri Dixit wore for the song Kaahe Ched Mohe. The lehenga was priced at Rs 15 lakhs and weighed around 30kgs! And mind you, the lady was pregnant with her first son then.
4. Kangana Ranaut in Krrish 3
In Rakesh Roshan’s Krrish 3, Kangana Ranaut played the wimpy role of Maya. In few scenes, the queen of Bollywood wore a rubber-latex bodysuit which weighed over 20 kgs and it took her 3.5 hours to get into it every single time. The cost of the body suit was Rs 1 crore and there were 10 such bodysuits which mean the total cost of Maya’s costume was a whopping Rs 10 crores! Now that is one hell of a bodysuit!
5. Aishwarya Rai in Jodhaa Akbar
Ashutosh Gowarikar’s movie Jodhaa Akbar was a big hit. Everything from set to costume to dialogues was right in place. Neeta Lulla was the one who designed the elaborate outfits for Aishwarya Rai as Jodha. The magnificent ensembles made Aishwarya look like a true Mughal queen. The price of every attire she wore was around Rs 2 lakhs.
Did we help you minimize your guilt trip??