Designer to Bollywood stars to hold first full-scale fashion show here

Fashion designer Manish Malhotra shared this photo of himself with Sridevi (left), taken with her daughter Khushi Kapoor, on Instagram on Monday with the caption: "This was our last picture together and just 4 days ago... I will never be able to get
Fashion designer Manish Malhotra (above) shared this photo of himself with Sridevi, taken with her daughter Khushi Kapoor, on Instagram on Monday with the caption: "This was our last picture together and just 4 days ago... I will never be able to get over this loss."PHOTOS: DIOS VINCOY JR FOR THE STRAITS TIMES, MANISH MALHOTRA/ INSTAGRAM
Fashion designer Manish Malhotra shared this photo of himself with Sridevi (left), taken with her daughter Khushi Kapoor, on Instagram on Monday with the caption: "This was our last picture together and just 4 days ago... I will never be able to get
Fashion designer Manish Malhotra shared this photo of himself with Sridevi (left), taken with her daughter Khushi Kapoor, on Instagram on Monday with the caption: "This was our last picture together and just 4 days ago... I will never be able to get over this loss."PHOTOS: DIOS VINCOY JR FOR THE STRAITS TIMES, MANISH MALHOTRA/ INSTAGRAM

Manish Malhotra, who made his name as a costume designer for Indian blockbusters, is expanding into homeware, make-up and a secondary fashion label

The actress Sridevi comes up multiple times during an interview with Indian fashion designer Manish Malhotra, someone who is inextricably linked to the Hindi film behemoth that is Bollywood.

The designer, who started his career as a model and then a costume designer, was speaking to The Straits Times ahead of his first full-fledged fashion show in Singapore. The invite-only event on March 25 is set to be held in the resplendent Atlas bar at Parkview Square.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 02, 2018, with the headline 'Bollywood star designer outgrows films'. Print Edition | Subscribe