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Unforgettable hairstyles that Bollywood beauties flaunted

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  • Apr 25, 2013, 17:08 PM IST
Unforgettable hairstyles that Bollywood beauties flaunted
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Starting from the very 1950’s, Bollywood saw a series of hair trends, some taking cues from the Western counterparts of Hollywood and some innovatively their own.

Be it poker straight, classic wavy tresses, tight buns, bob cuts or the bouffant craziness, audiences tried to copy almost every hairstyle the bollywood beauties adorned. And not only then, the madness continues even today, with besotted young fans imitating just about any and every hairstyle the leading ladies flaunt, either on screen or off screen!

Yes, some become a nation-wide rage, while the others wither away post the film releases.

 

Tinseltown beauties give way to trends that live forever. Have a look at some of the most prominent hairstyles in Bollywood

 

Find out more by clicking on the following slides

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    Unforgettable hairstyles that Bollywood beauties flaunted

    THE SADHANA CUT :-

    Those who flaunted: Sadhana

    As the name suggests, Sadhana was the trend setter for this hairstyle, which is followed blindly even today as a chic hairstyle. Though having resemblance to Hollywood’s legendary beauty and Breakfast at Tiffany’s star Audrey Hepburn, the hairstyle is a classic hit! 

     

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    Unforgettable hairstyles that Bollywood beauties flaunted

    WAVY AND CLASSIC HIT 

    Those who flaunted: Nargis, madhubala,

    The natural wavy hair with slight curls, were the flavor of the 1950’s and 60’s. It is a classy and elegant style that drew attention to the face and was meant to enhance the eternal beauty.

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    Unforgettable hairstyles that Bollywood beauties flaunted

    THE BULKY BOUFFANT BEAUTY

    Those who flaunted: Saira Bano, Sharmila Tagore, Waheeda Rehman

    The hair piling at the top became a full-fledged rage with actresses adorning the hair with flowers, jewels, headbands.

    Sharmila Tagore, Siara Bano were the front runners of this trend and flaunted the trend in a lot of their films, in the 1960’s.

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    Unforgettable hairstyles that Bollywood beauties flaunted

    BACK-COMBED BUN

    Those who flaunted: Kajol and aish

    The back combed scorching look looks best on Kajol, Ash and now Sonakshi Sinha.

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    Unforgettable hairstyles that Bollywood beauties flaunted

    Side Swept Curls

    Those who flaunted: Madhuri, Meenakshi

    This hairstyle particularly was flaunted by the dhak-dhak girl Madhuri Dixit and was simultaneously even seen on arch rival Meenakshi Sheshadari.

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    Unforgettable hairstyles that Bollywood beauties flaunted

    HAIR EXTENSION BUG

    Those who flaunted: Bipasha, Kareena, Priyanka, Sonam

    The ultimate winners in this category would be Priyanka Chopra, Bipasha Basu, Sonam Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor who drastically played along with their looks.

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    Unforgettable hairstyles that Bollywood beauties flaunted

    FRONT BANGS:-

    Those who flaunted: Hema Malini, Asha Parikh, Katrina Kaif

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    Unforgettable hairstyles that Bollywood beauties flaunted

    Bun dominance

    Those who flaunted: Mumtaaz, Reena Roy, and Vidya Balan

    The 70s saw the neatly tied up bun that portrayed the quintessential purity of the Indian bahu.

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    Unforgettable hairstyles that Bollywood beauties flaunted

    THE KNOTTY HAIR AFFAIR

    Those who flaunted: Rekha, Neetu Singh

    The leading lads mostly believed in knotting up their silky tresses. On the other side southern beauties like Sridevi and Jaya Pradha tied their long hair into plaits adorned with gajra’s.

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    Unforgettable hairstyles that Bollywood beauties flaunted

    Poker Straight

    Those who flaunted: Preity, Karisma, Sonam

    Karisma Kapoor's severely straightened hair look started off with Raja Hindustani, and went on to become a rage and many other films.

    Later Preity Zinta in Kal Ho Na Ho got the style back on the silver screen, leading to again the same sort of popularity. Sonam Kapoor from the contemporary beauties is also one who believes in experiments and thus has been often spotted flaunting this style.

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    Unforgettable hairstyles that Bollywood beauties flaunted

    Bob cut

    Those who flaunted: Urmila, Priyanka, Deepika

    The summery and easy to handle hair length that took audiences by a surprise was adorned by first Urmila Matondkar in Pyaar Tune kYa Kiya and later was flaunted by many others like Preity Zinta, Priyanka Chopra and even Deepika Padukone.

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    Unforgettable hairstyles that Bollywood beauties flaunted

    SIDE SWEPT FLICKS

    Those who flaunted: Praveen Babi, Zeenat Aman, Poonam Dhillon, Shabana Azmi, Smita Patil

    Feminity got a boost with actresses like Zeenat Aman, Parveen Babi flaunting their long black hair. 

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    Unforgettable hairstyles that Bollywood beauties flaunted

    TANGLED Tresses-

    Those who flaunted: Kangana, Genelia

    The voluminous curls by Kangana and the tenderly tousled and twisted hairstyle showcased by Genelia D'Souza brought back the trend of the curling hot rod.

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