See the most ornate jewelry sets from Bollywood period dramas

Bollywood thrives in the heart of India. With their stunning visuals, deep-seated imaginations, glitzy glamor and life-size stars, these films are arguably our country’s favorite form of entertainment. They are a true celebration of culture and color, bright, vibrant and full of energy. So it’s no surprise that Bollywood stars and movies are constantly pushing boundaries, setting wardrobe trends with equally stunning luxury jewelry and immortalizing them in film. Movies of the time such as Mughal-e-Azam and Jodha Akbar etched jewelry fashion into the minds of millions of women who also identified it with their prevailing culture. Historical movies have recently made a comeback with movies like Samrat Prithviraj making Bollywood come full circle to reintroduce the great old traditions of era-based jewelry.

Making wardrobes or costumes for movies is without a doubt one of the most difficult tasks in movie making. When the movie is a period piece, it gets even harder. Nevertheless, Bollywood filmmakers have often done well. And with Samrat Prithviraj today, it seems like the perfect time to look at the most captivating jewelry from our favorite period dramas.

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