Shringar: hair styles of India

India, 1960

Film
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Indian women’s hair styles; their origin in tradition; how the hair is dressed and how the styles may be adapted to wear with Western dress. A stylist makes sketches for hair styles based on those seen in temple carvings and the Ajunta cave frescoes; how the hair is oiled and the styles built up; the use of garlands, particularly jasmine, and jkewellery; dressing a Western woman’s hair in adaptations of Indian styles.

Credits

director

Ravi Prakash

producer

Ezra Mir

production company

Films Division, Government of India

Language

English

Duration

00:28:28:00

Colour

Colour

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