Costumes play an important role in defining a character. They also add authenticity to the surrounding and setting that the story is based in. Especially in a biopic, costumes have the added responsibility of bringing a character to life in the most believable way.

There are a few basic factors that one must keep in mind while designing costumes for a biopic.

Be aware of the era

Time and place

 Intense study of character

Colour palette keeping in mind the region

Cinematic Liberty to enhance the film, not taking away the reality.

-Shaahid Amir

(Costume Designer)

READ: RECREATING HISTORIC ERAS THROUGH COSTUME DESIGNING

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Costume designing for a biopic with Shaahid Amir