Telangana is the 29th and newest state of India. Its name comes from the Sanskrit term “trilinga,” which refers to the three mountains (Kaleshwaram, Srisailam, and Draksharamam) where Hindus believe Lord Shiva resides.
Telangana’s cotton manufacturing facilities are well-known across the globe, and as a result, the state’s weavers and dyers have gained international renown. In addition to the saree, ladies also wear the salwar kameez, langa voni, and churidar. Telangana is known for producing high-quality sarees, such as the Pochampally Saree && the Gadwal Saree.
The Nalgonda District village of Bhoodan Pochampally is famous for its Ikat-style sarees and fabric. Pochampally weave, also known as ikkat , tie and dye, goes by a variety of names. The Dhoti, often called the Pancha, is a staple item of male attire in India.
Nizam of Hyderabad & other nobility of Hyderabad were known for favouring the traditional attire known as the Hyderabadi Sherwani. The groom traditionally wears the sherwani at the wedding.
Let’s learn more about the traditional dress of Telangana in detail:
Traditional Dress of Telangana For men
The state has earned a name for itself in the world of tie-and-dye. We Indians wear a wide variety of garments, each representing a regional style. Different forms of traditional garments are worn by men and women in Telangana.
We’ll be discussing Telangana’s bounty as a tourism destination on this blog. Pancha (Dhoti), Kurta, and Hyderabadi Sherwanis are the mainstays of Telangana’s traditional wardrobe. In ancient times and until now, men have worn just the Pancha (Dhoti) as their primary garment. Pancha (dhoti) is supposed to have been worn by Brahmins from the beginning of time.
1. Pancha Dhoti
Even in the cities and towns, purohits may be seen wearing dhotis. Only a few numbers of temples strictly enforce the rule that males must wear only the traditional Pancha (Dhoti) while entering.
Almost every men in Telangana love to wear Kurta. Due to the Moisture and fluctuating weather circumstances, men favor Kurta mostly. It is woven from cotton with delicate colors. Most often in Hyderabad, Muslims like to wear a kurta.
3. Hyderabadi Sherwani
The Hyderabadi Sherwani is the third most popular traditional garment in Telangana. It is customary to wear them at weddings and other formal events. Made of nylon as well as other materials, it has dark hues and shimmering stones.
Traditional Dress of Telangana For women:
1. Langa Voni
Next, in Telangana, women often wear Salwar kameez, Langa Voni, and Churidar. Cotton or fancy silk is used to create the exquisite fabrics used in making Langa Voni. Most often, Langa Voni is seen during weddings. Most local ladies like to dress in traditional Langa Voni.
2. Salwar Kameez
Salwar Kameez, a traditional outfit with origins in the north and particularly the Punjab, is composed of cotton and is suitable for both casual and formal settings.
Churidar is similar to Salwar Kameez, but has just one scarf instead of two (chunni). As with the rest of the state, it is constructed from cotton materials in muted tones that are appropriate for the mild temperature of Telangana.
Bridal dress of Telangana
Now that we’ve covered the basics of what men and women wear, let’s speak about some of the more unusual items. This time, we’re donning the traditional bridal garb of Telangana. The saree is the only acceptable bridal garment in Telangana. The saree’s hue changes as it adapts to the wearer’s own interests, preferences, and cultural norms.
While white is the most common hue, sarees may also be worn in other shades, such as crimson, maroon, gold, green, and even black. The Telangana brides are the most stunning because they wear very little makeup and adorn themselves with a white and red saree and gold jewellery.
Bridegroom dress of Telangana
The groom at a Telangana wedding wears a traditional Hyderabadi sherwani in the colour of the bride’s choosing, a turban to make him appear like a king, and a few gold rings and a chain to adorn his fingers.
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