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B'town actresses turning designers

A number of Bollywood divas like Kareena Kapoor, Katrina Kaif and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan will soon be turning designers by coming up with their own clothing line.

fashion and trends Updated: May 04, 2011 00:44 IST

A number of Bollywood divas will soon be turning designers by coming up with their own clothing line,.

Kareena Kapoor
Though Kareena already has a clothing line with a fashion brand that she endorses, the 30-year-old actor wishes to come up with one of her own, as she wants to become an entrepreneur herself. “Bebo, who is busy with her professional commitments till December 2011, will start working on her fashion line next year. She wants to give her full attention to this line,” says her spokesperson. Kapoor is heard to be taking suggestions from her fashion designer friends to understand the basics of the business.

Katrina Kaif
After winning the title of a fashion icon many-a-times, Kat chose to prove it right by deciding to come up with a clothing line of her own. The 26-year-old is planning to get fashion designer Rocky S on board. Grapevine has it that Katrina is not just gearing up to have her own label but also wishes to open retail chains across India and abroad. “Yes there are some ideas floating around it but it is too soon to talk about any of them,” says Katrina, who is also looking at opening a training school for models.

Aishwarya Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

She is the latest to join a bevy of Bollywood divas who wish to come up with their clothing line in the future. "Ash is keen to launch her exclusive fashion line," says a source. In the past, Ash has been approached by many fashion house to be the face of their brand and come up with a fashion line but the 36-year-old star is yet to decide whether she wants to come up with her own line or partner it with some brand.

Bipasha Basu
Bipasha announced last year that she’ll come up with her fashion line but there has been no news about it ever since. The latest we hear is that the diva is too occupied with his films and has postponed the plans till the next year. The 32-year-old actor is taking time to share her fashion tastes as “she is still working on it and will come out with nothing but the best product,” says a source. Her personal designer label has reportedly been titled Bb and will be an individual project.

Kangna Ranaut
After trashing rumours of being the Asian face for for Paris Hilton Fashions, Kangy decided to surprise her fans by officially associating herself with the fashion industry. “I don’t have a designer as I love designing my own outfits and fond of my fashion sense. Guess no one else can understand it better than me,” says the 24-year-old, who has designed her own costumes for her upcoming films Rascals and Tez. “Soon she will be launching her own clothing line and her designer label,” says her spokesperson.

Shruti Haasan
Singer-turned-actor Shruti too wishes to become an entrepreneur by launching her own fashion label. Her designs would cater to the young women of India and would derive inspiration from different genres of music. “After music and acting, Fashion is something that has always interested me. So I thought of experimenting with clothes by coming up with my own fashion line,” says the 25-year-old whose designer line will be a mix of casuals, party dresses and formals, meant for all moods.