10 December, 2021

Lesser Known Fun Facts About Sabyasachi Mukherjee

Sabyasachi Mukherjee needs no introduction as he is the ace fashion and jewellery designer. But here are some unknown fun facts about him.

By Ankita Mukherjee

Sabyasachi Mukherjee aka Pepsi?

Did you know Sabyasachi Mukherjee has a bizarre nickname? Yes, that's right. His nickname is Pepsi!

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Sabyasachi's kids campaign

Sabyasachi is known for his ace deisgner bridal couture, celebrity outfits and fashionable jewellery sets. But in 2021, he started a kids clothing line named, 'Chota Sabya'.

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Sabyasachi Mukherjee's NIFT admission

Sabyasachi sold his books to afford his NIFT admission because his parents were against the idea of him studying fashion designing.

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Sabyasachi lehenga cost Rs. 24 Lakhs?

Sabyasachi Mukherjee had created one of the most expensive lehengas for someone in the Middle East at a whopping cost of Rs. 24 lakhs.

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Sabyasachi Mukherjee a foodholic

Sabyasachi Mukherjee loves to eat food and wishes to become a food writer or reviewer or even to host a food show!

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Sabysachi and Rani Mukerji's bond

Sabyasachi and Bollywood actress, Rani Mukerji's bond dates long back. Did you know Sabyasachi had designed Rani's bridal lehenga in just 3 hours?

Sabyasachi, 'Rani Mukerji's tailor'?

Sabyasachi Mukherjee started off his career from Kolkata, where he was known as 'Rani Mukerji's tailor. Funfact, he still gets called by that in Kolkata.

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Sabyasachi and his French accent

Sabyasachi always had a problem with the French pronounciation, even though he had studied in a French school.

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Sabyasachi- the ace designer

Sabyasachi Mukherjee is the only fashion designer who has participated in all of the leading international fashion shows, including New York, Miami and Milan.

Sabyasachi, a brand

Over 2,50,000 women have entrusted Sabyasachi Mukherjee's creation and wore his designer sarees.

'Mangalsutra' controversy

Apart from getting appreciations, he has also faced some severe troubles and trollings from netizens. He had launched a 'fine jewellery' series where the models were posed in an intimate position.

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'Saree' controversy

Once at a Harvard conference, he had said, "I think, if you tell me that you do not know how to wear a saree, I would say shame on you." This statement had got him face a lot of backlashes.

Sabyasachi and H and M

Sabyasachi once collaborated with H and M and faced a lot of trolling for designing a very age-old looking saree and also for the work ethics.

Times When Sabyasachi Mukherjee Faced Controversy

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