Ananda is known for their range of exquisite, one-of-a-kind sarees printed with handblocks and screens that are intricately carved and created by their master designers. Prices are generally quite on the high side here for most but you'll be happy to know that they have a winter sale going on right now which means you can load up your wardrobe with exquisite cottons, silks, kanjeevarams, Benarasis, chiffons, and crepe-de-chines. Or stock up for the upcoming summer from their range of dhaniakhalis and tangails.
This Iconic Saree Store Is Having A Sale Till January
How's The Venue
One of Kolkata’s oldest and most popular sari stores, Ananda’s unique creations have been worn by the likes of Indira Gandhi and Nargis. They are known for their silk tangails — a distinctive range woven in Benaras in the style of the Bengal tangail.
Prices start from The printed silks are for around INR 7,000 and the heavy silks like Benarasi, ikkat, kanjeevarams and tussars go up to 30-40K. You can also pick up kurtas for men and women for around INR 3,000 onwards or dhutis for about INR 1,200. Look for their range of unique designs of blockprinted dhonekhali sarees and tangails which go for around INR 2,000.
Make A Note
Ananda is one of the first boutiques in Kolkata — started in 1974 to revive Bengal handloom saris with an emphasis on quality printed silks and Bengal tangail silks.