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Understanding Iconic Manish Malhotra Sarees with Prices

Legendary actress, the late Sridevi, was Manish Malhotra’s greatest inspiration behind the designer’s successful venture into Bollywood.

As mentioned by Malhotra in many of his interviews, Srivedi’s style intrigued him in his youth. Later on, the actress was seen clad in the best of Manish Malhotra sarees at the most important functions and occasions of the Indian film fraternity.

In an interview with Vogue published on Youtube in 2016, Malhotra said that sarees were an outfit that he personally loves. He added that he thinks they look “sexy’ on any woman.

The quintessential Manish Malhotra saree, one in a light shade and shimmery all over, has been made famous by top Bollywood actresses like Sridevi, Kareena Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit, Karishma Kapoor, Kangana Ranaut etc.

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Be it a saree inspired by a regional craft of India or one that is modern and contemporary– all his drapes are handcrafted and rich. This fact reflects all the way in Manish Malhotra saree prices. From gorgeous solid colour drapes to experimental sarees with jackets to the typical Bollywood glamour sequin sarees, Malhotra has it all.

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Manish Malhotra saree prices range anywhere between INR 50,000 or USD 700 (approx) to INR 300,000 or USD 4300 (approx). While a simple chiffon cocktail saree with a signature border under his label would around INR 50,000 or USD 700 (approx), a frilled saree would cost around INR 110,000 or USD 1600 (approx).

Manish Malhotra saree prices depend on the fabric as well as the work on the saree. Clearly, a tulle saree under his label or a signature sequin would cost close to INR 300,000 or USD 4300 (approx). Malhotra’s sarees with Kashmiri embroidery comes at around INR 1.5 lakh or USD 2000 (approx).

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Manish Malhotra saree prices also reflect the fact that each of his sarees come with a customized blouse and a matching in-skirt.  One would get a clearer idea of Manish Malhotra saree prices as we take a look at some of the most trending sarees from his collection at the moment.

The Saffron Saga

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Who knew that saffron and sequin could look this elegant together? This shimmery masterpiece would be a typical Manish Malhotra signature saree had the colour been pale gold or peach.

But Malhotra has experimented with his own style by choosing saffron. The saree, with all over sequin embroidery, comes with a saffron velvet blouse.

Price – INR 1,35,000 or USD 2000 (approx)


Elegance in Grey

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This saree would remind many of Kareena Kapoor and Manish Malhotra collaborations. This unique Baltic grey georgette saree has badla embroidery and fringes. It comes with its own sage green georgette blouse.

Price – INR 1,50,000 or USD 2100 (approx)


Mocha Magic

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Only Manish Malhotra could come up with such a unique colour on a saree. Dark and deep, it looks extremely sophisticated. This mocha brown satin saree claims attention.

The saree also has tassel detailing. It has been paired with a mocha brown net blouse with sequined details. What more? The saree is incredibly affordable.

Price – INR 74,000 or USD 1000 (approx)


Unique Drapes

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If you are bored with sporting a traditional look, every time you wear a saree, try something like this. This beautiful organza stripe saree comes in rosewood shade. It has sequin sheeted frill border and fringes.

What makes the look really unique is the dupion silk blouse with organza ruffle detailing. This piece comes in other colours like coral also. The saree is also very affordable.

Price – INR 64,000 or USD 900 (approx)


Ombre is in

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Be ready to rock any morning function with this lemon yellow chiffon saree with yellow crochet lace border. The ombre effect is in vogue and looks really elegant. The saree comes with a lemon yellow embroidered blouse.

Price – INR 72,000 or USD 1000 (approx)


Reminiscent of Kashmir

Kashmir has been Malhotra’s latest fascination and it is clear in his current collection. This olive green and ivory saree is sure to remind one of the subtle beauties of the northern state.

The olive green is complemented by the Kashmiri and sequin work in ivory. The pearl fringes on the edges multiply the elegance factor. The saree comes with a plain blouse.

Price – INR 1,25,000 or USD 1800 (approx)


Navy and Ivory

This is another masterpiece inspired by Malhotra’s endeavors in Kashmir. This navy blue net saree has been adorned with ivory Kashmiri and sequin work. The work is concentrated on one half of the saree. The border also has sequin embroidery.

Price – INR 1,25,000 or USD 1800 (approx)


Mijwan Magnificence

This saree reflects Malhotra’s work in a tiny artisan village – Mijwan. The saree is a combination of salmon pink net and Mijwan fabric. It has all-over dotted detailing and fringes on the edges. The saree has been paired with a pale silver sequin sheeted blouse.

Price – INR 2,25,000 or USD 3200 (approx)


In Love with White

If you are not shopping for a wedding or if you love white anyway, this is your type of saree. This daisy white saree comes with scallop embroidery and fringe detailing.

It has been elegantly paired with ivory and silver crochet blouse with sequin work on it.

Price – INR 1,10,000 or USD 1500 (approx)


Stitched Saree

Don’t know how to drape a saree? Just wear it! Malhotra has an assorted collection of stitched sarees. The bottom part of this saree resembles that of a gown, instead of having the traditional pleats. This eggshell colour saree is pre-stitched with organza frill and beaded fringe detailing.

The solid colour saree takes a different character when paired with the one-shoulder tulle blouse. The blouse comes with resham and sequin embroidery and feather details. The saree also comes with a silver embroidered belt.

Price – INR 1,10,000 or USD 1500 (approx)


Crystal and Blue

This is another stitched saree from Malhotra’s label that comes in deep shade. The cut and the drape are extremely western and what complements the navy blue is the crystal detailed blouse. The saree has tassels on the drape. The tulle halter neck blouse is embedded with Swarovski crystals.

Price – INR 1,35,000 or USD 1900 (approx)


Discover Double Drape

Another of Malhotra’s unique styles – this lemon yellow saree comes with an additional net patch drape. The multi-color floral sequin blouse complements the light lemon yellow like magic. The blouse comes with 3D flower details.

Price – INR 1,20,000 or USD 1700 (approx)


Dual Colour Code

Like the draping style, Malhotra also likes to experiment with the shades. This saree is not ombre but has two very different colors – Rosewood and Coral Pink – cleverly blended with each other.

The saree is in satin and stitched to the perfect draping style. It also has pearl fringe detailing. The blouse has a character of its own. It’s in beige with 3D floral detail.

Price – INR 1,10,000 or USD 1500 (approx)


Satin Sensation

Manish Malhotra knows that simplicity and elegance go hand in hand. Take for example this plain satin saree in crimson. The saree has frills for borders and delicate beaded tassel detailing at the end of the pallu. Complementing the crimson, it comes with a nude beige top for a blouse.

The top has elaborate silver crystal work all over. Malhotra has similar sarees in other shades as well – espresso, peach and caramel. The price varies on the work.

Price of the crimson saree – INR 1,50,000 or USD 2100 (approx)


Black Magic

This may not be a wedding favourite, owing to the colour, but at any other party, it will make heads turn in admiration. The saree has been stitched for the perfect fall and accessorized appropriately with a silver embroidered belt.

The satin chiffon saree has fringes and the contemporary look becomes complete with the off-shoulder tulle blouse. The blouse is grey with silver sequin work on it.

Price – INR 1,10,000 or USD 1500 (approx)


Embroidered to Perfection

We have saved the best three sarees for the last. This peach tulle saree is exquisite owing to the silver abstract embroidery and pearl work at the border, the pallu and the part of the saree where the central pleats fall.

It also has silver tassel details. This saree is elegance personified. It comes with an ivory blouse with sequin work.

Price – INR 2,25,000 or USD 3200 (approx)


Colorful in Grey

Only Malhotra can combine so many bright colours on grey and make it look like a masterpiece. This is a grey satin and tulle saree with vibrant multi-coloured sequin embroidery. It comes with a feather border. The blouse comes with similar multi-colour sequin embroidery.

Price – INR 2,25,000 or USD 3200 (approx)


Floral Extravaganza

Another unique color combination – this silver-grey tulle saree comes with all over 3D floral detailing. Red, orange and yellow 3D flowers adorn the saree at the borders and the pallu.

The border also has silver sequin embroidery. The saree comes with an organza-satin strapless corset in pineapple yellow.

Price – INR 2,50,000 or USD 3600 (approx)


Some Iconic Bollywood Saree Looks by Manish Malhotra

Carrying a designer saree is definitely not an easy job. But if the Bollywood divas have been able to do it, so can you. Malhotra has worked in over 500 films and created some of the most iconic saree looks of Bollywood in recent times. Let us go through some of them. Who knows what can serve as an inspiration to you!


Desi Girl Priyanka Chopra

Vogue published an article on 27 July 2018 with the title – ‘ Priyanka Chopra’s Desi Girl Saree Needs to be in every wedding hopper’s closet’. In this song from the film ‘Dostana’ (2008), Chopra wore a shimmery, metallic nude beige saree with a bikini-top blouse.

She kept the accessories simple – a classic diamond bracelet – and, the saree had no embellishment except a sequin border. Perfect, isn’t it?


Aishwariya Rai in Mohabbatein

Throughout the movie – Mohabbatein (2000) – Rai was seen in light pinks, light peaches, sky blue, ivory etc. She played a departed soul and her wardrobe reflected that aspect. But only Malhotra knew how to glam up this simple, girl next door, who had given up on life.

Frills, laces, net and embroidery – Aishwariya looked breathtaking in all her saree looks in the movie.


Kareena Kapoor as Chameli

Kareena plays the role of a prostitute in the movie Chameli (2003) – an underdog who helps a broken man. The incidents in the movie take place on a single night with no wardrobe change whatsoever. Malhotra had planned this look meticulously.

He made her wear a simple dark red saree with a navy and zari border. She wore a loud floral blue blouse with red frills. With this film and look Kareena was able to shed off her ‘plastic’ image and establish herself as a fine actor. It is this look of her that has been preserved in wax at Madame Tussauds.


Sushmita Sen in Main Hoon Na

Even after 15 years, Sushmita Sen’s look in the movie ‘Main Hoon Na’ (2004) remains a cult favorite. Sen is known for her grace and Malhotra designed elegant flowy, monotone or colour blocked sarees to complement this grace. Sen plays the role of a professor in the movie. So, Malhotra made sure that she never appeared loud on-screen.

He gave her these chiffon sarees with a flowing, billowing pallu, reminding one of the glamour of the 1970s. The sarees were draped low-waist and the blouses were plain and sleeveless making Sen look sensuous rather than sultry.


Deepika Padukone in Badtameez Dil

In the song – “Badtameez Dil” – from the movie ‘Yeh Jawaani Hain Deewani’ (2013), Malhotra gave Deepika Padukone a cobalt blue saree with golden frill border. Girls all over the country went crazy and wanted to sport a similar look for the next cocktail party.

Deepika wore a black sequin embroidered bralette with the saree. The look was sexy, fun and comfortable.

Inspiration for your Wedding Trousseau

Manish Malhotra sarees personify elegance. Fabrics that he uses mostly are chiffon, organza, tulle, satin etc. His sarees are thus lightweight and easy to carry. Some of his sarees also come pre-stitched. So if you are new to sarees and unsure of the draping techniques, these stitched sarees would be of great help to you.

In the end, picking up a few Manish Malhotra sarees for your wedding trousseau would be a great idea. His sarees would be very suitable for post-wedding functions, get-togethers and meet-ups.

This ivory Manish Malhotra sequin saree has been paired with a beige halter neck blouse and elaborate statement earrings. It is shimmery, glamorous and perfect for a post-wedding cocktail party for your friends.


This shimmery wine coloured sequin saree can be your pick for a contemporary reception party. Just pair it with diamond or kundan jewellery.

This pastel light blue Manish Malhotra saree is graceful yet glamorous. It has pearls and floral artwork and would be apt for post-wedding Puja functions.

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A subtle pop of color, in this case, mandarin, and a little bit of sequin work look great together. This is another very wearable saree by Manish Malhotra.

Manish Malhotra saree in nude peach

A signature Manish Malhotra saree in nude peach– this tulle saree is encrusted with Swarovski crystals and richly adorned with Badla handiwork.

This Manish Malhotra saree is a piece of art. Such a saree can be worn for Sangeet, Mehndi or engagement ceremonies.

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This Bandhini saree in turmeric yellow is a perfect wear for any Puja or festival. Such a gold-tone yellow colour is sure to bring out the glow of the new bride.

olden lehenga saree

This golden lehenga saree is glamour at its best. Such a gorgeous saree is fit for the reception only. The molten gold color and the exquisite sequin artwork give it a regal look.

This is another olden lehenga saree by Malhotra. It is a dual-toned, – maroon and black – heavily embellished saree perfect for grand occasions when you are not the bride.

delightful handwoven bandhini saree by Malhotra

This is another delightful handwoven bandhini saree by Malhotra. It is dual-toned and has been paired with a dark green velvet blouse. The frill details and the traditional jewellery give the look a royal feel.

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You would need guts to carry this strictly party wear saree with a unique pallu. It is in a metallic dark gold hue and comes with a stiff intersected pallu.

If this is not elegance then what is? This stunning Manish Malhotra saree is made with Bordeaux velvet. Intricate bead embroidery and a mix of royal blue and maroon make it fit for the royalties. This could be your pick for your engagement or reception.

Rajasthan and Bengal meet through this bandhini saree with a baluchari border. The baluchari inspired pallu makes it traditional yet contemporary.

If you are a fan of the signature Manish Malhotra style, go for such a saree. This gold fringe saree comes with sequin embroidery and an off-shoulder white gold blouse.

Shimmer, sequin, frills, lace, breezy fabrics, flowing pallus – Manish Malhotra sarees reverberate these elements. The sheer elegance of his creations is probably what soars up Manish Malhotra saree prices. So if you want to include the “Bollywood glamour” factor in your wedding wardrobe, nothing short of Manish Malhotra sarees can do that for you.

This blog will act as a comprehensive guide to Manish Malhotra sarees and their prices before you start picking them up for yourself.

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