Sukanya Verma in Mumbai
Unlike the happy stereotypes of the 1970s wherein beauties like Hema Malini and Rekha fit in the traditional mould while sex symbols Zeenat Aman and Parveen Babi pitched in to provide some Hollywood-inspired glamour, the new age heroine works hard to be an all-rounder.
She can be sassy, serene and sexy, you name it. While there's no doubting her versatility in fashion, viewers love to pick favourites. And guess what? Here's your chance to do just that.
Take a look at 10 of these Bollywood hotties in three different avatars -- Western chic, Sari-clad maiden or Beach babe and vote for your favourite look.
While some may argue about her emotive skills, there's nothing plastic about the Karthik Calling Karthik star's fashion sense. A queen showstopper with reason, her killer body turns anything she chooses to adorn -- sari, skirt or swimsuit fit like a dream.
This A-lister likes to keep it elegant yet unpredictable. She can carry off any look with ease thanks to her graceful style, pristine demeanor and half-desi, half-phoren roots. So which one is it going to be?
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Off late, she may have been a victim of nasty gossip leading to much uproar among the Bachchan men.
Ash, however, continues to look exquisite as ever in her classic saris, form-fitting dresses and occasional bouts of sensual splendour.
Darling of the glossies, La Kapoor plays an ideal cover girl and impeccable fashionista, both on and off screen, with a veteran's poise and newbie's edginess.
If you got it, flaunt it appears to be Priyanka Chopra's style mantra. As witnessed time and again, the Pyaar Impossible star loves to slip into teensy cocktail numbers or exotic versions of the sari.
Out with it, your favourite PC avatar is?
Too bad Lara's movies aren't as happening as her stylish outings and insightful tweets. Her wardrobe, even in moderation, is a constant source of delight and wows. Here's proof:
Cashing on the sexy tag, the sultry actress isn't much of a sari siren what with most of her appearances restricted to trendy gowns and flamboyant dresses.
But, boy, when she does choose to make an exception, Bips is simply sensational.
Mallika Sherawat's take on fashion is pretty much like her take on life and everything else -- provocative and impossible to ignore.
While we hardly ever see her going ethnic, her hourglass figure is more than happy to tackle asset-exhibiting numbers.
Unfailingly well-turned out, it's a pity Dia Mirza's box office fortunes aren't nearly as bright as her trips to fashionville.
The stunner works up anything -- modern or traditional -- she slips into with her understated sensibilities.
Yet to establish herself in top league, the Kidnap star maintains a multifaceted profile when it comes to her look.
Just when you thought she's no more than the girl next door, Minissha revealed her striking physicality and well-groomed elegance to all and sundry.