Manish Malhotra started his career in 1990 as a Costume Designer in The Indian Film Industry, popularly known as Bollywood. Having won the first Filmfare Award for Costume Design in 1995 for the film Rangeela, and styling for numerous films, Manish Malhotra has redefined and contemporized costumes in Indian Cinema and still continues to win many prestigious awards to date.
Manish has not only designed clothes for most of the leading actors in Bollywood but has also designed clothes for International Stars like Michael Jackson, Jermaine Jackson and wife Halima, Van Damme, Reese Witherspoon, Kylie Minogue, Kate Moss, Demi More and supermodel Naomi Campbell. Manish Malhotra's areas of creativity span the broad spheres of Bollywood, design, styling, diffusion and everlasting bridal and couture.
He launched his own eveningwear couture label under his name 'Manish Malhotra' in the year 2004.