Mumbai, Aug 7 : If she wowed movie buffs with her
performance in " Gangs of Wasseypur" (GOW), actress Huma Qureshi
impressed fashionistas when she walked the ramp Tuesday in a black dress
as showstopper for Atithi Gupta at the fifth and final day of Lakme
Fashion Week 2012.
For Huma, Gupta created a black dress with uneven drape hemline and teamed it up with golden zardosi sleeveless shrug.
work on detailing. My garments look simple but there is lot of
texturing and gathering. I wanted to keep it minimalistic, stylish and
different," Gupta told IANS.
When asked why she chose Huma as her
showstopper, the designer explained: "In her forthcoming movie 'Gangs
of Wasseypur 2', Huma plays the love interest of a gangster. There is
lot of drama to her character in the film, she tries to imitate Madhuri
Dixit. I thought this would add drama to my garments and that she would
The music of "Gangs Of..." played in the background
when the actress sashayed down the ramp and it was a perfect promotion
for part two of the film, releasing Wednesday. Director Anurag Kashyap,
who showed up a little late, was there to cheer for Huma.
collection offered dresses, pleated skirts, draped outfits, jumpsuits
and she also experimented with unique jackets and fluid pants.
used a mix of fabrics like georgette, wrinkled crepe, chiffons and
cotton silks to give a feminine and classy feel to her garments. A wide
range of colors including blue, pastel purples, black and grey was used.
The final day also saw collections by other new designers - Nupur Kanol and Ruchika Sachdeva.