Aditi Rao Hydari is known for her acting finesse not just in Bollywood but in Telugu and Malyalam cinema as well. Since her debut in 2016, she has bagged many accolades for he performances, including the IIFA Award for Best Supporting Actress in Deepika-Shahid-Ranveer starrer Padmaavat (2018).
Hydari comes from two royal families; her grandfather was Sir Akbar Hydari and her mother belonged to the family of Raja of Wanaparthy (present Wanaparthy district in Telangana). She is also sister-in-law to Aamir Khan, as his wife Kiran Rao is Aditi’s maternal cousin.
As Hydari turns 34 today, we look at her most graceful appearances in ethnic wear by Tarun Tahiliani, Anita Dongre, Jayanti Reddy and others. Some inspiration for Diwali!
Rao, also a trained Bharatnatyam dancer, looks regal in this Anita Dongre outfit from Weaves of Banaras collection.
Wearing Jayanti Reddy’s royal violet lehenga.
Aditi takes festive wear a notch up in this Manish Malhotra Banarasi handloom black-golden lehenga.
Hydari closes the final show of the 2019 Lotus Makeup India Fashion Week, wearing a handloom sari by her mother.
Hydari opts to go with a two-piece festive set by Ridhi Mehra in a pretty red palette, paired with boho-chunky earrings.
The diva gives much needed fashion inspiration for at-home festive celebrations in this gorgeous, floral anarkali dress by Nachiket Barve.
This traditional lehenga-blouse is this Pankaj & Nidhi number is effortlessly donned by Hydari.
This beautiful all-golden ensemble by Sailesh Singhania is definitely one to add to your traditional wear wardrobe. Take cues from Aditi, who styled it with a choker neckpiece.
Hydari looks ethereal in this heavily embellished mint-green lehenga-choli by Tarun Tahiliani, accented by a maang tikka, nath and chunky earrings.