The very Indian art of plucking the cloth with the fingernails, tying them into a pattern, dipping it in the most vibrant colors to turn a plain white cloth into an astonishing work of art, has its roots in Gujarat and Rajasthan, and dates back to the ancient times of the Indus valley civilization.
Bandhej, as it is also called, has found its canvas on cotton, georgette, chiffon, and all kinds of silk. Its feasibility on a plethora of fabric types has kept it in vogue through centuries. Now, anything that is in fashion finds a place in the most fashion conscious industry ever, Bollywood.
Our B’town beauties are showing some special love to the desi tie-n-die and have outdone each other with one extra-ordinarily breathtaking appearance after another in the recent times; more so, during the the festivities last month.