Seeded in 1995, the label CHOLA by the designer duo Sanjay & Shammy Choraria has been amongst the leading Fashion Designers in Bangalore. Widely appreciated for their expertise in groom wear Sherwani, Sanjay & Shammy have been the masthead of Men’s Couture, particularly wedding wear.

CHOLA Philosophy

Innovative Silhouettes, Creative mix of colours, Beautiful choice of fabrics, Amazing surface ornamentation – All these have been mesmerizing the Connoisseurs for more than two decades.

Inspiration from Indian ness – Indian history which is rich, royal & diverse, and contemporary India – forms CHOLA – the label of Fashion Designers Sanjay & Shammy Choraria.

CHOLA, an artistic creation, portrays pride for  Indian traditions which is pure,  spiritual, serene – with a multitude of styles.

Intricate detailing on each garment, particularly groom wear sherwani, is the key forte’ of Sanjay & Shammy Choraria.


  • Designed the costumes for BIGG BOSS (Kannada) Season – 5 Finalist Popular Actor JK (KARTHIK JAYARAM).
  • Associated with comedy Super King  KAPIL SHARMA’s” Bangalore event.
  • Designed the costumes for BIGG BOSS (Kannada) Season – 6 Finalist RJ RAKESH (aka Prof Ulfat Sultan).
  • Partnered with the promotion of the Bollywood film “Calendar Girls” featuring the lead actresses and director Mr Madhur Bhandarkar wearing our costumes in a glittering fashion show at the Royal Orchid, Bangalore.
  • Engage with the promotion of Bollywood Blockbuster Gori Tere Pyaar Mein” starring “Kareena Kapoor Khan” and “Imran Khan”, directed by “Punit Malhotra” and produced by “Karan Johar.
  • Involved with the promotion of  Bollywood Blockbuster “Mickey Virus” starring “Manish Paul”.

Fashion Shows

  • Participated at the prestigious Bangalore Times Fashion Week multiple times.
  • Showcased at “Bridal Week held at Bangalore Club, Bangalore.
  • Presented at Trousseau Week held at UB City, Bangalore.
  • Showed our collection at “Bangalore Fashion Week” multiple times.
  • Presented our collection at “Designers Fashion Week“.
  • Showcased our collection at “ABAI Fashion Fest“


Awarded “BEST Fashion Designers in Karnataka 2018” at the hands of  Fashion Icon & Actress SONAM KAPOOR at the “Global Business Awards“.
Awarded “BEST Fashion Designers in Karnataka 2018“ at the hands of Legendary Actress MADHURI DIXIT at the “International Excellence Awards“.llence Awards”.
Awarded “The Bangalore City Icon Awards for Excellence in Fashion Designing“ by RADIO CITY 91.1 FM channel.
Awarded “BEST ETHNIC WEAR BRAND 2016 in Karnataka” at the hands of Ex Cricketer & Selector Mr NAYAN MONGIA.
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Awarded “BEST ETHNIC WEAR BRAND 2015 in Karnataka” at the hands of Actress 
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Awarded “BEST ETHNIC WEAR BRAND 2014 in Karnataka” at the hands of Actress & Parliamentarian Ms JAYA PRADA.
Awarded “BEST ETHNIC WEAR BRAND 2013 in Karnataka “ at the hands of ace cricketer Mr VVS LAXMAN.
Awarded “ENTREPRENEURS OF THE YEAR 2012” at the hands of Legendary Mr ANUPAM KHER.
Awarded “BEST ETHNIC WEAR BRAND 2012 in Karnataka” at the hands of Parliamentarian Mr SHASHI THAROOR.