Heaviest costumes worn by Indian celebrities
Madhuri Dixit in Devdas
Performed kathak in a heavy 30 kg lehenga for the song sequence Kaahe chhed mohe. On which our beautiful Madhuri Dixit said "Imagine doing Kathak in a ghaghra weighing 30 kg! Even when I stopped dancing, my ghaghra wouldn't stop swirling. It was almost impossible to do the shot."
Sridevi in Roop Ki Rani Choron Ka Raja
Sridevi had worn a golden costume weighing 25 kgs designed by Neeta Lulla for the song Dushman dil ka woh hai. Sridevi had to wear it continously for 15 days so the designers had to be mended every night because of the damaged caused due to vigorous dance routine.
Amitabh Bachchan in Shahenshah
Amitabh Bachchan's metal arm accessory originally weighed about more than 14 kilos. Big b would insist on wearing it in all the fight scenes in the movie as the body language changes with a lighter gear.
Aishwarya Rai in Jodhaa Akbar
Two hundred craftsmen worked for 600 days, moulded 400 kg of gold and precious and semi-precious stones to recreate jewelries of Mughal era in Ashutosh Gowariker's historical romance Jodha Akbar. Aishwarya wore a heavily embellished ghagra choli too.
Anushka Sharma in Bombay Velvet
Anushka's grand entry on the stage, in a 35-kgs green sequin couture gown with flame like gold detailing designed by Niharika Bhasin Khan. Anushka apparently had to struggle a lot with the weight of the garment and needed some help getting around the sets. Although she did not have to dance in it, the outfit apparently took two-and-half hours to dress.
Vivek Oberoi in Krrish 3
When he transforms from a wheel chair to a distress avatar in a metallic costume it has been revealed that the strange outfit weighed about 28 kgs.
Deepika Padukone in Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram-Leela
Deepika wore an elaborate 30 kgs ghagra designed by Anju Modi.
Deepika Padukone in 'Bajirao Mastani'
Deepika Padukone's jewelry in the film cost around 5 crores. The actress even wore a 20 kg armour in a sword wielding sequence in this film. The costumes of this film were designed by Anju Modi.
Anushka Sharma in Channa Mereya Song
In the 'Channa Mereya' song from 'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil' Anushka Sharma was wearing a 17 kg lehenga. Talking about her heavy lehenga the actress shared, "So the lehenga was 17kg and then there was heavy jewellery. I looked like a beautiful bride but certainly didn’t feel like one. I had to walk up and down the stairs in that lehenga, it was very difficult. The clothes were heavy, everyone felt sorry for me.I had to walk on my toes and my calves were getting worked out.”
Deeepika Padukone in 'Padmaavat'
For creating Deepika's Rani Padmavati look it took around 600 days and 200 craftsmen. Reportedly a 30 kg lehenga and 400 kg gold was used for Deepika's Rani Padmini avatar in this film.