The fashion and style in menswear has been influenced by a multitude of aspects reasons. A big one has been the fashion statements made by Bollywood actors over the ages. We’ve picked some Bollywood stars that have been or are currently fashion icons and have influenced fashion trends:
1. Dev Anand:
The great and late legendary Dev Anand was a big style icon in the 50’s and 60’s. His knotted scarves and mufflers, his pageboy hats, the jackets and his signature puff, caused scoresd of Indian men across the country to ape his style statement.
2. Amitabh Bachchan:
An actor that needs nto introduction, Big B has been making style statements since decades. From his floppy haired look, to his now commanding beard, he has a fan following that no one can compete with style that no one can match. He has’s experimented a lot with his looks in movies, one of the most popular being Don.
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3. Salman Khan:
Sallu bhai is still in rage but in his formative years he had the good boy gone bad thing going for him. With his charming, youthful face and hip, leather jackets, he was breaking scores of hearts across the country. Every young man wanted to be like Salman Khan, so they definitely tried to dress the part.
4. Ranveer Singh:
The new boy in Bollywood makes style statements every time he steps out. With his gorgeous moustache to his funky dressing sense, Ranveer Singh is as eye – catchy as it gets. A little out-of-the-box, not everyone can pull off his looks with the same ease that he can.
There are many more Bollywood stars who have made lasting style statements but these are some of our favourite picks over the decades. Some of the classic fashion that they have inspired is still being followed and they have become truly timeless.