Articles about Abu Jani

Abu Jani is amongst the well-known names in the fashion industry. He works along with fashion designer Sandeep Khosla. He has also worked and assisted famous designer Xerxes Bhartena for five years. In his early career, he designed costumes for Alyque Padamsee's musical ‘Evita.’ In 1986, he met Sandeep Khosla. In the same year, he and Khosla launched their first boutique, Mata Hari, in Mumbai. In 1987, he launched Ensemble, India’s first couture store in Mumbai along with Khosla, and designer Tarun Tahiliani. In 1995, Jani and Khosla represented their collection at Roosevelt house, which is the residence of the US Ambassador in New Delhi, thus becoming the first Indian fashion designers to do so. Apart from this, they have also designed costumes for major fashion events such as Lakme Fashion Week. Jani has also served as the creative director of Lakme Fashion House. In 2008, he and Khosla hosted the show ‘The First Ladies with Abu Sandeep,’ which featured Jaya Bachchan, Nita Ambani, and Maharani Padmini Devi among others. The duo had also designed the engagement dress of industrialist Mukesh Ambani’s daughter Isha Ambani. They have also designed costumes for several Bollywood movies such as ‘Devdas,’ and ‘Veere Di Wedding.’ In 2003, Jani and Khosla were conferred with the National Film Award and IIFA award for best costume design for ‘Devdas.’ In 2011, Jani was conferred with Lifetime Achievement Award at the Marie Claire fashion awards for his contribution to the fashion industry.

5 famous fashion designers of India

11 Mar 2020

Lifestyle
5 famous fashion designers of India

India is blessed with immensely talented designers who render exemplary designs to our fashion circuit.

Sara, mother Amrita Singh twinning in ethnic ensembles

21 Aug 2019

Entertainment
Sara, mother Amrita Singh twinning in ethnic ensembles

Ace designer pair Abu Jani-Sandeep Khosla, who are celebrating their 33rd work anniversary, shared somewhat of a throwback photo of Kedarnath actress Sara Ali Khan and her mother Amrita Singh.

Daughter Navya's reaction to pregnant Shweta Bachchan's picture is epic

13 Aug 2019

Entertainment
Daughter Navya's reaction to pregnant Shweta Bachchan's picture is epic

Designer duo Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla, who are celebrating their 33rd work anniversary, recently shared a throwback photo of Jaya Bachchan and a pregnant Shweta Bachchan Nanda.

Rajinikanth's daughter Soundarya gets married to Vishagan (see pics)

11 Feb 2019

Entertainment
Rajinikanth's daughter Soundarya gets married to Vishagan (see pics)

2018 witnessed some of the most glamorous celebrity weddings including Ranveer Singh-Deepika Padukone, Priyanka Chopra-Nick Jonas, Isha Ambani-Anand Piramal.

Priyanka married Nick in a traditional Hindu ceremony: Details here

03 Dec 2018

Entertainment
Priyanka married Nick in a traditional Hindu ceremony: Details here

Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas' wedding has got the nation buzzing. The lovebirds, who got married as per Christian rituals earlier, tied the nuptial knot according to the traditional Hindu ceremony yesterday.

You can't miss these pictures from SRK's 'starry' Diwali bash

04 Nov 2018

Entertainment
You can't miss these pictures from SRK's 'starry' Diwali bash

Diwali is around the corner and the celebrations of this festival of lights have already begun in Bollywood.

Wedding bells for Sonam Kapoor and beau Anand Ahuja

24 Mar 2018

Entertainment
Wedding bells for Sonam Kapoor and beau Anand Ahuja

Sonam Kapoor is all set to take her relationship with her businessman beau Anand Ahuja a step further.