Fashion designer Vikram Phadnis has not only designed the wedding trousseau for Ali Merchant and Sara Khan but he will also be visiting the Bigg Boss House to dress the couple for their big day tomorrow. Apart from the clothes, he has also taken care to get the right make-up, hair-do, jewellery and shoes organised for the couple.
Ali Merchant and Sara Khan are the first contestant duo on the four seasons of Bigg Boss (the last three of which were on Colors) who will be tying the knot while they are participants on the show. "The remaining contestants can’t imagine what Sara will look like because we’re going the whole hog on her clothes and jewellery. We’ve picked a lot of sets, which are worn by traditional Muslim brides. I’m sure everyone including Sara must be thinking that the big day attire is going to be a simple sari or a salwar kameez. But when she steps out of the activity area, she will look a million bucks," beams Phadnis.
The bridal outfit designed by Phadnis is dipped in artistic motifs with gentle fluid drapes in all vivid colours. The lehenga is embellished with intricate zardosi, gota and kundan embroidery, making it exquisite in its contemporary style.
The groom’s shervani is subdued with soft colours and embellished in antique gold with variation in terms of styling it with a patchwork stole.
“I just wanted to make their big day really special because it’s a once-in-a-lifetime event and it’s happening in such a unique way,” says Phadnis, who doesn’t want to participate in the show, despite being inside the house for a couple of hours.
“My mind is not set for that. I’m a people’s person but I get bored of myself pretty often. So, I don’t think I can stay in an enclosure with unknown people.”