Pernia Qureshi: The designer born in Pakistan, creating waves in India

Oct 26, 2018, 19:58 IST
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    Pernia Qureshi, one of the leading designers in the country has also acted in a movie

     

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    Pernia Qureshi is a stylist with Harper’s Bazaar, Elle & Conde Nast in New York and New Delhi

     

     

     

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    Pernia Qureshi was born in Lahore, Pakistan to an Indian father hailing from Rampur, Moin Qureshi, and Pakistani mother, Nasreen Qureshi

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    Pernia Qureshi shot to fame after she designed costumes for the Bollywood film Aisha starring Sonam Kapoor

      

     

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    Pernia Qureshi launched Pernia's Pop-Up in 2012, one of India's first fashion e-commerce website that has designs from over 500 designers and also caters to worldwide delivery

     

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    Pernia Qureshi is also an author and her first book on fashion was called Be Stylish with Pernia Qureshi. The book is a guide for people on how to hone one's personal style

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    Pernia Qureshi is a formally trained Kuchipudi dancer, and studied under the renowned dance couple Raja-Radha Reddy

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    Pernia Qureshi has performed at multiple dance recitals across India, including performances of Sufi music by Abida Parveen, and dance transliteration of the Urdu poems by Minu Bakshi

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    Pernia Qureshi also worked in a periodical drama film titled 'Jaanisaar' opposite Imran Abbas Naqvi, a period drama set in pre-Independence India, as a courtesan. The movie was released in August 7, 2015

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    Pernia Qureshi was married to Arjun Prasad, a London-based, Indian Charted Accountant, the couple got divorced in 2012

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    Pernia Qureshi is close friends with Sonam Kapoor. The latter has also turned showstopper for many of Pernia's fashion shows. In February 2016, Sonam Kapoor extended support to good friend Pernia Qureshi at her dance recital

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    Pernia said in a statement: Sonam is a very special friend of mine and I am happy to announce that she will be walking the ramp for me as a showstopper for my first stand-alone fashion show

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    Pernia Qureshi is good friends with Masaba Gupta, another Indian stylist who is known for a quirky yet tasteful designs

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    Pernia Qureshi poses with Masaba Gupta and a friend for a photo

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    Pernia Qureshi is seen as an idol by a number of aspiring designers 

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    In this picture, Pernia Qureshi is seen with her mother and fashion mentor 

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Pernia Qureshi is an eminent Indian dancer, designer and fashion entrepreneur who has also has designed costumes for Bollywood. Here's a look at the talent and stunning lady in pictures

 

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