Television actress Hetal Yadav has talked about the challenges she faced while draping a nine-yard ‘kaashtha’ sari for a wedding sequence in the show ‘Kashibai Bajirao Ballal’.
The Kaashtha sari is a style of sari draping is very similar to the way the Maharashtrian dhoti is worn. The word Kaashtha refers to the sari being tucked at the back.
Hetal said: “My stylist wasn’t able to come for the shoot, so I had to drape and style a new kaashtha sari for an important wedding sequence. It was fun, but I still say ‘draping a Kaashtha is really a troubling thing’, and I can’t believe I could pull it off.”
The actress, who has done shows such as ‘Balika Vadhu’, ‘Barrister Babu’ and many more shares how she learnt to drape a sari.
“I remember, after the look test, we got 12 saris stitched and back then, my stylist used to drape it for me. However, I learned to drape the sari by myself over the last three months and while it takes a lot of time to wrap and unwrap it, I am proud that I’ve learnt it. In fact, learning how to drape these saris in Bhawani Bai’s look helped me a lot.”