This documentary film on Making of Himroo is is produced by Amitabh Tripathi, Script and Direction of the documentary film on Making Himroo is done by Amitabh Tripathi Himroo is a fabric made of silk and cotton, which is grown locally in Aurangabad. Himroo was brought to Aurangabad in the reign of Mohammad Tughlaq, when he had shifted his capital from Delhi to Daulatabad, Aurangabad. The word himroo originated from Persian word Hum-ruh which means ‘similar’. Himroo is a replication of Kum-khwab, which was woven with pure golden and silver threads in olden days, and was meant for the royal families. Himroo uses Persian designs, and is very characteristic and distinctive in appearance. Himroo from Aurangabad is in demand for its unique style and design. Some historians believe that Himroo was the innovation was local craftsmen with very little Persian influence.
With over 50 handlooms of Himroo in working order, we take credit for having attempted to revive the art of Himroo in the weaving centre. Our store is
Lovely sarees, amazing variety and nice people.
Surely every women should visit this factory. Beautiful paithani(silk) sarees, they even manufacture other material as well apart from silk..however quality of the material is top notch for sure.
Beautiful workmanship. Aurangabad is famous for these sarees and at this factory one can see the making of these sarees and also purchase them.
Unique Himroo Art. The weavers settled here weaves Himroo in the traditional technique. In fact, they have taken the craft many steps further by incorporating different new threads on the weave. The Qureshi family at Aurangabad Himroo Industry, at Zaffer Gate, trace their links with Himroo weaving back several generations.
Its an awesome place in Aurangabad. The only factory that i have been to and actually seen a person making a shawl (hand made shawls and sarees). Beautiful work done here in terms of art. Next time anyone visiting Aurangabad, please do visit this place.
Amazing study experience. Everyone was very welcoming and hospitable, beautifully woven fabrics. Would definitely love to visit again. A special thank you to Mr. Faisal Quraishi and the master weaver for taking out time to attend to us. Thank you!
Himroo fabrics has the best collection of unique blends of stoles, Shawls and Paithani Sarees.