The father of Indian couturier, Manish Malhotra sadly passed away in India and many celebrities and the fashion fraternity headed to his residence to pay their respects and offer condolences. Celebrities including the likes of Boney Kapoor, David Dhawan, Karan Johar, Gauri Khan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Diana Penty, Athiya Shetty, Shilpa Shetty, Jaya Bachchan among others were spotted outside Manish Malhotra's residence following the demise of his father.
Best friend Karan Johar, as well as David Dhawan, Boney Kapoor, Shabana Azmi were among the first ones to reach the designer's house. Kareena Kapoor, Aishwarya Rai, Shilpa Shetty and others were spotted later. Manish Malhotra's father was in his late 90s and had been keeping unwell. Celebrities arrived in their traditional and modest attires and greeted each other at the designer’s home. Most of them opted for white and cream ensembles.
Amrita and Malaika Arora
Malaika Arora opted for a grey and white shalwar kurta and the subtle colour palette was perfect for the occasion. Her kurta featured a floral print adorned all over the kurta as well as flared sleeves. She teamed the kurta with a pair of loose culottes and a matching chiffon dupatta. Malaika Arora rounded off her look with a grey side bag and a pair of dark sunnies; and with her hair left loose at the back, Malaika was dressed appropriately to pay her respects.
Kareena Kapoor Khan
Kareena Kapoor too was spotted and greeted Jaya and Shweta Bachchan as she was leaving his residence. She was spotted wearing a long white kameez with a large paisley print along the border. Kareena Kapoor teamed the kameez with a pair of flared white pants featuring some gold lining and lace detailing. She wore a matching chiffon dupatta with her outfit and rounded off the look with a pair of gold kola puris.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Meanwhile, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan too arrived to pay her respects and was seen wearing a pair of black pants which she paired with a loose white kameez. She wore a cream silk stole over her kurta and rounded off her look with a pair of tan coloured khussas. Aishwarya Rai kept her hair straight and parted in the middle and wore a pair of dark sunnies on top of her head.
Manish Malhotra made his Bollywood debut at the age of 25 in 1990 by designing costumes for Juhi Chawla for the movie Swarg. In 2005, he launched his couture label by his name, Manish Malhotra. The designer has won many awards for his impeccable work in Bollywood films and also caters to a large clientele, locally and internationally. Manish Malhotra is widely known for his friendships and frequent collaborations with Bollywood’s biggest stars including Karan Johar, Sridevi, Alia Bhatt, Shah Rukh Khan, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Kajol, Karisma Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Katrina Kaif, Sonali Bendre, Sidharth Malhotra and many others.