SIt is an understatement to say that Kareena Kapoor Khan has stirred up Indian fashion. She represents fashion in Indian cinema like no other. As well as picking characters and movies that have had a lasting impact on fashion in India, she has also created some memorable moments with her sartorial choices in real life.
With a career that spans decades, the actress has taken the correct number of risks that contributed to becoming a fashion sensation.
Kareena Kapoor Khan has enthralled audiences with several iconic roles over the years, from her girl-next-door Geet in Jab We Met to her quirky eccentric Pooja in Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Ghum.
Despite being born into a Bollywood legacy, the actress carved out her path as a headstrong, independent woman. She never held back when it came to speaking her mind. It is safe to say that she fought against the odds when choosing her roles, and it paid off in the end. Further, Kareena turned down several films that later became major hits.
On June 30, 2022, Kareena will mark 22 years in Bollywood.
Kareena Kapoor made her acting debut in 2000 with Refugee, when she was only twenty years old. Throughout her twenty-two-year career, she has risen to become one of the biggest and most well-paid actresses in Bollywood. She has mastered the all-eyes-on-me look with years of movie experience.
Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham’s character Poo is iconic for her generation. Even after 21 years since the movie’s release, the trends she set are relevant today. Additionally, she made her fans’ jaws drop when she wore an infamous black and pink saree in the song Halkat Jawaani in Heroine.
From donning the looks of a fearless warrior to making style statements as a ‘mean girl’, Kareena can do it all.
Some of her most iconic looks are from-
Asoka is a historical drama starring Shah Rukh Khan and Kareena Kapoor Khan as lead characters. She donned the look of a warrior princess with statement kohled eyes look. Her sword fight with Shah Rukh Khan was one of the movie’s highlights.
Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham is one of Kareena Kapoor Khan’s most popular films.
The style quotient of her character Poo and the dialogues in her movies were generation-defining. Whether wearing coordinated ensembles, crop tops paired with flared pants, or outfits with no backs, Poo was always on top of the fashion game.
Additionally, Kareena Kapoor’s character Poo set a trend for sequins and monochrome which reached mainstream fashion 20 years later.
She earned critical acclaim for playing the protagonist in Chameli, stepping out of her comfort zone. She delivered a brilliant performance by taking on the role of a street-smart sex worker.
Her red saree with gold border and floral blue and red saree made a classic ensemble. Bangles, a gold hair clip, a gold chain, and gold hoops accessorized her look.
Jab We Met
She exceeded all expectations playing the feisty and fun Punjabi girl in this movie. Her sartorial choices also made a statement about her character. The actress wears multiple sharara sets as well as traditional Punjabi clothing in her portrayal of Punjabi fashion.
Among the most popular looks is the multi-colored sharara set from Nagara Baja and the black and gold sequin crop top and sharara from Mauja Hi Mauja.