A reflection of the creator, "GANESH NALLARI" is an exclusive fashion label synonymous with high-quality apparel and accessories for women, men & kids. Adapting classic Indian art forms into chic futuristic urban designs, the label specialises in wedding couture and occasion wear. The objective is to deliver products that are meticulously handmade with utmost attention and detailing on par with international standards.
Ganesh Nallari encourages a new understanding and appreciation of environmental consciousness in the fashion industry by following the three pillars of a sustainable business- People, Planet & Profit, that create a positive impact on the environment and society as a whole. With the designers unique expertise, produced with the finest quality and in small quantities, Ganesh Nallari offers a bespoke service that allows for creative one-of-a-kind options and fosters a collaborative atmosphere between the client and creator.
Adopting a commissioned custom clothing design that’s handmade-to-order is a personal and unique experience. It not only minimizes waste and excess inventory, but also improves the fit of the garment by enhancing an individual’s style. By bypassing a "see now-buy now" mindset, this approach also encourages customers to be more aware about their purchases, which in turn, increases the value and lifecycle of a garment.
Dr. Ganesh Nallari is the archetypal polymath. A board certified dentist, a famous and well lauded couturier, a performing and visual artist, a wardrobe and spatial stylist, a motivational speaker and teacher - he doesn’t dabble in these fields. He is an expert at all. Exhibiting diametrically different skills, Ganesh balances all his interests gracefully and channelizes the energy he gets from them into soulful creative designs.
His professional journey from the time he was a dentist to studying design and carving himself a niche in the Indian fashion industry, has been an inspiration to many.
Ganesh has a list of prestigious degrees and awards conferred upon him; a Bachelors in Dental Surgery, a Postgraduate Diploma in Textile Design and Development from NIFT, and a Master of Arts in Fashion Design from Domus Academy, Milan. He was awarded a Gold medal for academic excellence with community service from Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam at the National Institute of Fashion Technology and was a finalist at the European Silk awards, in Como, Italy.
Before he launched his label, Ganesh garnered invaluable experience as a designer in retail and export houses in India. At Domus academy in Italy, he collaborated on projects with international brands and designers like "Frankie Morello", Elio Fiorucci's "Love Therapy", Rafel Lopez, Havaianas and Future concept lab.
The maverick designer founded Chic Pea Studios Pvt. Ltd. that caters to the domestic market and Gana Life, for the international market. The studio activities span fashion and textile design, costumes and styling for portfolio shoots, dance, theatre, TV and film productions.
Ganesh Nallari is invited to teach as guest faculty at prestigious fashion institutes. As a juror, he has mentored talent at several beauty pageants like Pantaloons Femina Miss India and Hyderabad Times Fresh Face.
He presented his handloom collection, "Vaibhavam", at Surajkund International Crafts Mela, sponsored by the Government of Andhra Pradesh. His collection "Amma’s wedding saree” & "Madhyamaka” at the Bangalore Fashion Week got rave reviews and rated among the best collections.
Ganesh Nallari has designed for several films and television shows in the South like Jhummandi Nadam, Mr. Perfect, Life is Beautiful, Gundello Godari , Uu Kodathara Ulikki Padathara, Lakshmi talk show and Malayalee house amongst many others. He has designed for movie stars like Taapsee Pannu, Shriya Saran, Lakshmi Manchu, Manoj, Amala Akkineni, Revathi, Nandamuri Balakrishna, Sonu Sood etc. and has the credit of giving the first makeover to Olympic gold medallist P.V. Sindhu for The Times of India.
Ganesh is trained in two classical Indian dance forms, Kuchipudi and Bharatanatyam. His love for dance and theatre made him take up costume, set and visual designing for various classical and contemporary productions. He designed for India’s leading classical dancers like Dr. Alekhya Punjala, Deepika Reddy and his guru Dr. Ananda Shankar Jayant. The costumes he designed for Junaid Ullah's "Miss Prophet" was the highlight of the play.
Ganesh's association with theatre is multitudinous- he acts, writes, designs and directs. His play "Mudra-the silent gesture", won several hearts. He freelances as an actors with various esteemed theatre groups.
Ganesh Nallari is a prolific motivational speaker and is a strong presence at various sensitization programs on child abuse and LGBT empowerment. Amongst his varied tour de force are TEDx talk (Design your life by working on your strengths), Talks at Google (Good As You) and a documentary film "unSPOKEN", that initiates a dialogue to end child sexual abuse and encourages healing. Written, narrated, visualized and produced by Ganesh Nallari, the film won the Merit Special Mention Award at The IndieFilm Fest in San Diego, Documentary short Gold and Narrative Gold at International Independent Film Awards 2017 in California, Audience choice award and Best Documentary Non-fiction award at Direct Short Online Film Festival 2017 and a consolation prize at Online International Short Film Festival 2017 at Pune. The National Film Archive of India has preserved the film in their library.
"I Am Abhimanyu", one of the four stories that tackles the subject of child sexual abuse in filmmaker Onir’s anthology film "I Am”, is inspired and based on the life experience of Ganesh Nallari. The film won a National Award in 2011.
He was featured on the talk show "Satyamev Jayate" by Indian actor Aamir Khan in the episode that spread awareness on child sexual abuse.
Ganesh was invited as the speaker by the Telangana State police on the eve of World Day for Prevention of Abuse and Violence Against Children and volunteered with them on an awareness campaign.
A firm believer in living harmoniously with contradictions, Ganesh applies the same to his creations. Exploring the seen and unseen through his varied experiences, he brings his art to life!