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Amitabh Bachchan is filled with pride as daughter Shweta is set to launch her pret line

Amitabh Bachchan is a super excited father as he shared the news that his daughter, Shweta Bachchan Nanda will soon be launching a ready-to-wear fashion line with designer Monisha Jaising.

bollywood Updated: Aug 03, 2018 12:30 IST
Asian News International, Mumbai
Sweta Nanda Bachchan,Monisha Jaising,Amitabh Bachchan
Amitabh Bachchan and his daughter Shweta Bachchan Nanda in a still from the Kalyan jewellery ad, which was later withdrawn.(IANS)

After trying her hands on acting, Sweta Nanda Bachchan is all set to add another feather to her hat, by bringing up her fashion line in collaboration with designer Monisha Jaising.

Expressing his pride over the same, megastar Amitabh Bachchan said, “Fashion just got fancier.”

“MxS - luxury pret label; born from a partnership between two unique and creative minds, Monisha Jaising and Shweta Bachchan Nanda. Fashion just got fancier. And a father filled with pride,” Amitabh tweeted on Thursday.

The Bachchan family has flaunted designs of Monisha Jaising on several occasions in the past.

Earlier, Shweta made her screen debut alongside Amitabh in an advertisement for Kalyan Jewellers. However, the ad was later withdrawn after legal action was threatened against them for portraying bank employees in a negative light.

In the commercial, Amitabh visits a bank with his daughter to return the extra amount of pension received by him, however, he is met with unprofessional and non-cooperative employees, who suggest him to keep the additional amount.

The advertisement series caused huge outrage among the banking community across the country, which accused Kalyan Jewellers of creating a distrust among the public about the banking system.

Meanwhile, the 75-year-old Piku star is currently shooting for Brahmastra alongside Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt.

(This story has been published from a wire agency feed without modifications to the text. Only the headline has been changed.)

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First Published: Aug 03, 2018 12:30 IST