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When Michael Jackson wore a Manish Malhotra sherwani, thanked designer onstage at Bollywood Awards USA

Designer Manish Malhotra has revealed that not only did late popstar Michael Jackson wear a smart cut sherwani with trousers and a shawl with Indian Embroidery art that he had designed, but also thanked him on stage at the Bollywood Awards USA.

bollywood Updated: Jun 29, 2019 20:08 IST
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Manish Malhotra poses with popstar Michael Jackson.

Celeb fashion designer Manish Malhotra revealed an interesting anecdote as he recalled late pop icon Michael Jackson on his 10th death anniversary. Even before Manish launched his fashion label, he gifted one of his own creations to the pop star which the latter wore to an awards show, the designer recalled.

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Sharing an old picture with Jackson on Instagram, Manish reminisced his fanboy moment and wrote, “Years ago before I had launched Manish Malhotra label. I had the honour of meeting the great Micheal Jackson. I had designed a smart cut sherwani with trousers and a shawl with Indian Embroidery art .. not only did he wear the outfit he also thanked me on stage at the Bollywood Awards USA which became a memorable moment for me.” Jackson donned the Sherwani and walked up to the stage of Bollywood Awards 1999. June 26 marked a decade of losing Michael Jackson who died of an anaesthetic propofol and sedatives’ overdose in 2009.

Tiger Shroff who is known for his smooth dance moves also paid a tribute to the legend in a dance video where added Jackson’s twist to a Bollywood song. To mark Jackson’s death anniversary, a documentary ‘Killing Michael Jackson’ was also released some days back which features three US detectives who led the original investigation into the pop singer’s death in 2009.

The film shows fresh perspectives and exclusive audio-taped interviews with both Conrad Murray, Jackson’s physician, and witnesses.

‘Killing Michael Jackson’ also explores the pop singer’s and Murray’s co-dependent relationship and examine the extent of his accountability over the death of the singer.

(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: Jun 29, 2019 18:24 IST