Alia Bhatt’s Diwali lehenga took 4 months to make, features drawings by children

Alia Bhatt is known to make a style statement with her outfits. And for this Diwali, she picked a special one. The actress donned a rose pink lehenga that was custom-made for her by Madhurya Creations. Madhurya is a revival boutique for Indian heritage and specializes in custom weaves. Madhurya also supports the education of under-privileged children through the gift-a-smile program.

On her Instagram, the actress revealed that the lehenga is a 'labour of love'. It bore in embroidery, the drawings of the children of AOL free schools titled My Beautiful Planet, by karigars who worked on the outfit for months. The lehenga is also made from 100% waste organic fabric.

Alia's stylist, Ami Patel, revealed on her Instagram that 13 karigars were involved in the making of this outfit that featured the drawings of 35 children. The outfit also took 4 whole months to make.

Interestingly, Alia wore the outfit to honour Children's Day which was also on Diwali.