Exhibition showcases costumes from Satyajit Ray’s film 'Shatranj Ke Khilari'

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The exhibition, 'A King's Gambit', is celebrating the maestro's legacy of 100 years. 

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Based on research and original sketches by Ray himself, and Shama Zaidi, the costumes were created by local dressmakers.

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The costumes reflect the detailed and fastidious research that went into the production of the film.

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The display also includes footwear, turbans, costume jewellery, stills and working stills.

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The material for the outfits spanned a variety of velvet, brocade, silk and even wool as the setting was winter.

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On display are a wide range of achkans, angrakhas, shararas, ornate cholis, turbans, pagris, silver ornaments, and footwear.

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Pages from Satyajit Ray's own notes and sketches for the film. 

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