By Hindustan Times
It’s been widely reported that for her wedding to Saif Ali Khan, actor Kareena Kapoor will wear his mother Sharmila Tagore’s wedding outfit. The original set — consisting of a traditional kurta, dupatta and farshi paijama — was gifted to Tagore by her mother-in-law, Begum Sajida Sultan of Bhopal, who wore it at her wedding in 1939.
“Kareena will be wearing the original dupatta, while the kurta and farshi paijama are being recreated for her,” reveals designer Ritu Kumar who has been given the task of readying Kareena’s bridal outfit. “The original dupatta was in good condition, but the fabric was a little old and we had to re-line it. The whole process took us about four to six months. The new pieces also had to be made exactly like th