The entire world is busy dressing up in ethnic today. World Ethnic Day celebrated on 19 June strongly reflects on our country’s global traditional attire. Be it the time tested gorgeous Saree, South style Half saree or the pretty Salwar Kameez, Indian women pull them all off with elan.
Coming to Tollywood, our actresses may not be completely from the Telugu descent, but they fit the bill and rule millions of hearts with their tremendous ethnic sense of dressing. Some of these outfits became trendsetters, going hand in hand with their hit films!
Here are our top 10 leading ladies with great ethnic sense!
Anushka is officially the ethnic queen of Tollywood. From royal and heavy attires in films like Arundhati to everyday commercial blockbusters like Mirchi, Anushka carried off all the traditional outfits with style. Her tall, broad and fuller frame is just so perfect for Sarees, half Sarees and everything ethnic.
She has officially brought in a trendy touch to the Saree revolution. Nayanthara dazzles in every ethnic outfit, be it a heavy silk saree or a stylish black Georgette. She can also flaunt off that simple Salwar Kameez with a dashing persona of hers. Nayanthara, ethnic is forever yours!
Shriya could practically carry off anything ethnic from the day one of her time in Tollywood. She also set some fashion trends with films where she wore simple ethnic outfits coupled with awesome accessories. Shriya also has great ethnic sense while attending the filmy dos outside the shooting lights.
Wearing that blue half Saree and dancing in the rain in Varsham, Trisha re created yearn for half sarees one more time. It’s called bringing back fashion with style. She went on wear some hundred ethnic outfits in various Telugu films, and Trisha charmed everytime.
Sporting those simple chiffon Sarees in Mr Perfect, Kajal built a different ethnic style quotient for herself and her female fans. Kajal Aggarwal, who shot to fame as princess Mitravinda in S S Rajamouli’s Magadheera went ahead and acclaimed into every Telugu household with her ethnic looks and makeover in films.
Samantha Ruth Prabhu
Sam is the toast of the T town. Often referred to as a sweetheart, Samantha fit the bill of a Telugu Ammayi with her amazing ethnic style. Who can forget Sam walking around carrying a laptop bag in those crisp cotton Sarees in Ye Maaya Chesaave? Plus One.
This chicken frenzy village girl prancing around in 100 Percent Love convinced the masses that milky white will not interfere with acclimatization as Telugu girl. Sarees, Half sarees and Churidhars, Tamannaah Bhatia is a sure shot perfection everywhere.
Typical ‘Northie’ this, Taapsee made sure she put on her total efforts with ethnic makeover for Telugu audience. Surprisingly it worked. She looks amazingly unconventional yet convincing in all her ethnic styling in South.
Shruti Haasan is the darling of current film lovers. She looks fabulous in all her ethnic outfits, a brilliant mix of tradition with modernity. Her charms double up in those haunting shades and low back cholis!
You will have to admit, Ms Jackson looks more like a Firang made to clad ethnic. This, however, does not stop her male following to drool. Amy Jackson is a picture perfect to portray ethnic in a fantasy land of Ken and Barbie dolls.