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Dolly Ahluwalia is a National award winning Bollywood costume designer and actress.
Dolly Ahluwalia started her career by designing costumes for theater plays. In 1994, she won the National Film award for Best Costume Design for her work in Shekhar Kapur’s critically acclaimed film Bandit Queen (1993). Ahluwalia has designed for some of the prominent contemporary films such as Omkara (2006), Love Aaj Kal (2009), Midnight’s Children (2012), Bhaag Milkha Bhaag (2013), and Haider (2014).
Ahluwalia is also an established actor, having played supporting roles starting with her debut Mudda (2003) to the recent Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013). She is best known for her role in Shoojit Sircar’s acclaimed film Vicky Donor (2012) for which she won the National Film award for Best Supporting Actress.
Dolly Ahluwalia is married to Kumal Tewari, who has played small roles in Jab We Met (2007) and Omkara (2006).