“History always glorifies the Jahangir -Anarkali love story overshadowing the love story of Nur jahanand Jahangir. 

Designer Asha & Gautam Gupta Collection preview Titled – NUR JAHAN curated by Guru Padmashri Shovana Narayan

New Delhi, 27th August 2019


History has witnessed certain great stories and one such story is that of Mihr-un-Nisa’s love story.

Her entire life and her love for the emperor Jehangir finds a special place in our history. Lovingly and aplty called ‘Nur Mahal”( Light of the palace) , she epitomized grace , beauty , generosity and intelligence. She was well educated and held a deep respect for culture.

Keeping in mind the ethos of the event Designer Asha & Gautam Gupta in collaboration with Guru Padamshri Shovana Narayan, unveil their new collection NUR JAHAN, Collection with timeless Indian handicrafts. Through their collection they pay homage to this remarkable woman.


Collection Inspiration: The new collection NUR  JAHAN BY ASHA GAUTAM is inspired by her, her beauty, her love for fashion and jewelry, art, dance and music and above all her kindness.

Music, jewelry, florals, their wedding and its celebration are illustrated and then woven to narrate her story.

Collection Details: 

Rich textiles such as paithani, bandhani, banarasi silk, tissue, kota, organza and patloa are used to give the collection royal feel.


They have used vibrant colours such as bright rose, tomato red, radiant yellow, garden green, beetroot purple, hot red, rice gold to coriander brown to give the collection the vibrancy.

 Vintage zardosi embroidery is used with pearls, ari, resham, says Designer Gautam Gupta.

“History always glorifies the JahangirAnarkali love story overshadowing the love story of Nur jahan and Jahangir. 

But this exemplary love story of the emperor Jahangir with this remarkable woman also deserves remembering. Her story is not only inspiring but also way ahead of its time” adds Gautam Gupta. 

73 thoughts on ““History always glorifies the Jahangir -Anarkali love story overshadowing the love story of Nur jahanand Jahangir. 

  1. Wow … fantastic attire in traditional way….loved it too much…🤩😊 Colour combinations, design, textiles, embroidery so beautiful👌👌…. impressive blog ..👍

  2. Wow! What a beautiful blog taking into the past love stories…histories defines beauties… such an artistic collection, traditional attire’s really gives royal feel with mind blowing embroidery , colour combinations… everything is upto mark..

  3. It’s impressive blog Rich textiles such as paithani, bandhani, banarasi silk, tissue, kota, organza and patloa are used to give the collection royal feel.

  4. Fantastic outstanding attire. History always glorification Love story of Anarkali.
    Such a beautiful attire, what !a embroidery ,vibrant colours traditional attire. Literally remabring history in mind of Nurjahanand Jahangir ..I love this blog

  5. nice and wonderful experience.The drama and dance were done gracefully .The design and color combinations of the dress were impeccable.

  6. History is reminding in this blog.. Colours choice are eye-catching.. Beetroot -purple, rice, garden green are vibrant colors.. Jewellery designs are royal touch, beautiful attire all are fantabulous 😊❤thanks for sharing

  7. Anarkali entire life and her love for the emperor Jehangir finds a special place in our history. she epitomized grace , beauty , generosity and intelligence. She was well educated and held a deep respect for culture.and entire collection dedicated to them nice.

  8. Beautiful blog!
    Collection is inspiration, rich textiles, superb jewellery,good Choice of colour combination ,👌 History always glorifies the Jahangir –Anarkali love story overshadowing the love story of Nur jahan and Jahangir.

  9. Wow what a great blog… Historical flashback…..Eye catching moments…. Classic n unique collection….To good concept

  10. Typically traditional attire of this event… As I can see event is based on mihr in Nisha love story … colour combinations, jewellery , hand made collection are superb.. My favourite theme is love story of Nur jahan and Jahangir.

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