Attires of India

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About This Capsule

Indian attire has its charm and elegance, with which the western world has always been fascinated. Western fashion has been inspired by many traditional Indian attires such as Saree, Salwar Suits, Turbans, Dhotis, etc. Today's fashion world has blended Indian traditional wear, with the western attire to get the Indo-western, high-end fashion couture, to suit the needs and styles of a global audience. This informative yet entertaining course shall help the viewer understand the evolution of Indian attire and the diversity of Indian culture and lifestyle.


Who is eligible?
Any person wishing to know more about Indian knowledge and culture is eligible for the course.

How long will it need?
It will take approx. 2 hours to complete the course.

What will I get?
Viewers are rewarded with a course completion certificate authorised by ICCR and SPPU.

How much will I have to pay?
All the program topics are free of charge for viewing.

What will I learn?

  • Learn about traditional Indian garments from different regions of India and their significance.
  • Understand the history of clothing in India and how it has evolved over a period of time.
  • Explore the variety of fabrics used in Indian clothing.

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Amruta Kakatkar

Meet Amruta Kakatkar - A professional Fashion, Design, and Style enthusiast facilitating opportunities to employ knowledge and skill in the domain of Costumes, Design, and Education. She comes with a proven expertise in Design in the areas of Fashion, Costumes, and Styling, and mentoring and working on creative projects for the last 17 years. With a keen interest in sustainability, Amruta believes in inculcating various sustainable practices in Indian Clothing, in the context of Fashion & Design Education with theoretical as well as conceptual frameworks. She has passionately worked with the Indian Marathi Film Industry for 11 major projects as a Costume Designer. She also works as a Consultant and Industry Expert for various new fashion businesses, for ventures, majorly dealing with sourcing, designing, and creative content. One such brand is Dhagaa & Iraiva. She has worked in collaboration with Maharashtra Cultural Centre and Grips for Indo-German Theatre-Based activity called GRIPS.