There’s one profession that you haven’t heard about yet, the profession of Saree Draper. And Dolly Jain is enjoying a monopoly in this profession. Dolly herself said about her profession that, she used to wear jeans and top before her marriage.
After her marriage, she started wearing sarees to follows in-laws’ customs and traditions. Later on, when she got experienced in draping sarees, she made it her profession.
Bollywood actresses are often seen wearing sarees in all different styles. You have probably noticed their saree outfits in award functions or some wedding ceremonies.
We all know that actresses have a team of people to ensure they look the best on camera. Dolly is behind the draping work for some of the famous actresses in Bollywood.
Dolly Jain is the name behind all the desi style and fashion. She is the lady who draped saree at Isha Ambani, Priyanka Chopra, and Deepika Padukone’s wedding.
Dolly Jain belongs to a modern family, she grew up in Banglore and always prefer western clothes but her life changed when she got married and has to wear Saree due to family traditions and customs.
Dolly Jain has created the record by draping a saree in 80 different ways the first time. Her name is mentioned in the Limca Book of records. The second time she broke her own record by draping a saree in 325 different ways.
Along with this record, she has created a new record by draping a saree in just 18.5 seconds.
Today, Dolly has draped Lengha and Sarees to the clients of famous designers like Sabyasachi and Manish Malhotra. She usually charges 25 thousand as her fee but it would go high as lakhs for high-profile marriage ceremony and other events.
Dolly is the first choice of lots of Bollywood actresses.
Check out the list of actresses and other celebrities for which Dolly has
served with her profession.
1. Nita Ambani
Nita Ambani is a famous celebrity but she usually calls Dolly Jain whenever she decides to wear saree as her fashion quotient. Every time she looks gorgeous when she meets people with her saree look.
It only shows that Nita is very concerned about her dressing sense and Dolly is just doing her work more passionately.
2. Isha Ambani
The wedding ceremony of Isha Ambani was talk of the town. And people were more curious to know what they were wearing.
Again, the work to drape sarees and Lengha around Isha Ambani is the job of Dolly Jain. She had definitely charged a huge amount of money for her work.
3. Priyanka Chopra
The wedding outfit of Priyanka Chopra was draped by Dolly Jain. It is just like everybody is trusting Dolly Jain and her profession to drape the outfit to her clients.
Priyanka Chopra has called her for her wedding as she didn’t want to look awkward in any outfit.
It is surprising that Desi Girl is not aware of draping
saree around her. It was just for perfection, as Dolly Jian is the world record
holder in draping sarees.
4. Deepika Padukone
The saree looks of Deepika Padukone are always appreciated and there’s a reason for it. Her wedding outfit was draped by none other than Dolly Jain.
We should start calling her Dolly the draper. She is the reason that actresses look so bold and confident in their saree looks.
Dolly Jain worked for Late Sridevi and often help her in draping saree to shine her saree looks. Dolly Jain was the first choice of Sridevi whenever she thought to wear saree for wedding ceremonies and award functions as well.
6. Smriti Irani
She has also helped the Union textiles minister Smriti Irani recently. Smriti Irani was pretty scared of messing up her saree look with Kanjeevaram, so she asked Dolly Jain for help. This is how Dolly is making her career out of it.
In her profession, Dolly said, “I try to incorporate the designer’s vision and the bride’s wish, but the bride is the priority,”
She added. “Each bride is different. Deepika likes her pallu long, open and resting on her arm, Priyanka likes a loose drape, while Isha likes her sarees and dupattas pinned and well-fitted for a neat look.”
Dolly Jain was a homemaker who used to get a lot of compliments from people around here about the way to wearing sarees. So she started teaching the saree draping skills and helping people to drape sarees and made a successful career out of it.