"The fusion of East meets West is bold and beautiful"
Bollywood actresses through the decades have created bikini avatars to be admired. Through the years many have got bolder and more daring.
With the advent of social media, Bollywood actresses are not shy of sharing their images donned in some of the hottest and inspiring looks.
From established actresses to newcomers, bikini looks are always an opportunity to admire how many of these stars relax on holidays or like to show off their hard work in the gym.
A bikini is traditionally known as a woman’s two-piece swimsuit and it is available in an array of colours, styles and shapes, and Bollywood actresses love trying out different looks.
Therefore, it’s no surprise that this chic two-piece is worn by many Bollywood actresses to increase their fan quota.
We bring you 25 sizzling bikini looks of Bollywood actresses which have been seen both on-screen and off-screen.
Former Miss World, UNICEF peace ambassador, and Nick Jonas’s wife, this Desi girl need no introduction.
She is currently making her way into the American entertainment industry and making India proud with her global achievements.
Amidst all the travelling and hard work, Priyanka manages to stay fit and looks sensual in everything she wears from a saree to a bikini.
She was spotted wearing this white and sea green tie and dye print bikini on a beach in Miami. She sizzles in the sun in her drenched and toned body quite effortlessly.
Shortly after, she got her big break into Bollywood and has been setting the silver screen on fire ever since.
She set a record by wearing 27 bikinis in her film Mastizade (2016).
There is no doubt that she set everyone’s hearts racing in every one of them.
Here is a capture of this beautiful mother of three giving all the ladies in Bollywood a run for their money in a metallic pink bikini.
This Bollywood boss lady is a former model, an actress, a producer, the owner of a clothing brand, Nush, and wife to Virat Kohli, India’s Cricket Team Captain.
There are not many pictures of this petite beauty in a bikini. This one is amongst the precious few from her film Ladies versus Ricky Bahl (2011) and is a treat to the eyes.
Anushka looks smouldering hot in this black bikini with golden metallic detailing. Her perfectly toned body gives us bikini body goals.
Disha’s perfectly sculpted body is no less than a dream. She is fit as a fiddle and as hot as anyone can be.
The fitness regime videos and bikini pictures that she posts on her Instagram handle go viral within minutes of posting them.
This one is from her photoshoot for Calvin Klein which left her fans in awe of her fitness, beauty and sensuality.
Amy Jackson is British-born but is known for her acting in the Indian film industry in Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu films.
She starred opposite Akshay Kumar in Singh is Bliing (2015) and in Ekk Deewana Tha (2012) with Prateik Babbar.
Jackson is an ethereal beauty and looks sensational in a bikini both in films as well as in her vacation pictures.
We have chosen one of her countless beautiful bikini pictures where she is seen wearing a turquoise blue bikini and looks like a sea goddess.
Shama became a household name when she starred in the television series, Yeh Meri Life Hai (2004). She has acted in numerous serials, reality shows and films after that.
Also, she owns her designer label, Saisha and a production company called Chocolate Box Private Limited.
She started with a ‘girl next door’ look and has completely transformed herself over the years.
Her photoshoots in bikinis keep doing the rounds on the internet.
Shama nails the stunning bikini look here in a black and white patterned bikini bottom and white top completed with a stylish beach kaftan.
Aditi Rao Hydari
Aditi was born to a trained classical singer (her mother Vidya Rao) and with the lineage of two royal bloodlines. She carved her destiny as an acclaimed actress in Tamil, Telugu, and Hindi films.
Also, she is known for her spectacular acting skills as well as for being the sultry beauty that she is.
She has been spotted looking ravishing in bikinis and she looks stunning in this creamy white two-piece. That arresting gaze of hers is even more seductive than her bikini body.
Evelyn Sharma made her film debut in America before coming to India. She appeared alongside Ranbir Kapoor in Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013).
Born to a German mother and a Punjabi father, Evelyn has also worked as a singer and a lyricist. She has also done some photoshoots in bikinis and looked stunning in them.
We picked the one in which she is wearing a bubblegum pink bikini standing right next to a pool. Here, she can make anyone’s eyes pop out in awe of her beauty.
Kareena Kapoor Khan
The Kapoor heiress, yummy mummy, and the queen of Bollywood, Kareena Kapoor Khan has been in the industry for almost twenty years.
However, she seems to be ageing backwards and looks better with every passing year.
She worked hard on chiselling her body to perfection post her pregnancy and did a photoshoot in a bikini for a magazine.
Kareena looks every bit the diva that she is in this shimmery tan-orange bikini together with a crochet cover-up.
Alia Bhatt has proved her mettle in films such as Highway (2014), Udta Punjab (2016), and Raazi (2018). She is dating Bollywood’s heartthrob Ranbir Kapoor.
She is one of the most sought after ‘gen-next’ actresses of Bollywood and has a quintessential ‘girl next door’ persona.
However, she has also pulled off the look of a seductress in bikinis and other types of swimwear. Here, we see her doing exactly that in a printed two-piece and beach curls.
Neha achieved a degree from a fashion design institute and worked as a model. Then she worked as an actress in the Telugu film industry before her break in Bollywood with the film Crook (2010).
Her charming smile and well-toned body won many hearts and she looked breathtakingly beautiful in a bikini.
Here, she wears a grey bikini with a cover-up thrown back in her arms. Sitting by the poolside and gazing in the distance she is just being the beauty that she is.
Lisa has acted in Indian films and has been noted for her role as a single mother in Queen (2013). Also, she has appeared in Ae Dil Hai Mushkil (2016) and Housefull 3 (2016).
This part Australian and part Indian beauty is a trained Bharatnatyam dancer and trained with Shamak Davar for five years.
Tall, strong, and beautiful Lisa looks stunning in bikinis.
This bikini shot is from her film Rascals (2011). Despite the film being a commercial failure, she still looked as sensational as ever.
She is wearing a fuchsia coloured strappy bikini. This has been teamed with traditional Indian jewellery such as a mang tikka, necklace, and a kamarband. The fusion of East meets West is bold and beautiful.
A new Miss India is crowned every year in beauty pageants but very few of them can achieve milestones beyond their titles. Urvashi Rautela is amongst those few models.
A small-town girl born in Uttarakhand with big dreams in her eyes, Rautela started taking modelling assignments at the age of 15.
She has also starred in some Bollywood films after winning the Miss India title. Also, she is a favourite of many designers because of her beauty and toned body.
Here, she looks a total femme fatale in the hot pink bikini, blow-dried hair and hoop earrings.
Bollywood has a fair share of beauties with foreign bloodlines. Katrina Kaif who is British and whose father is of Kashmiri descent is also a mixed-race Bollywood Diva.
Other than her films, item numbers featuring her such as ‘Shiela ki Jawani’, ‘Zara Zara Touch Me’ and ‘Chikni Chameli’ became blockbuster hits.
Katrina is a glamour queen and slays in bikinis every time she wears them. This is a shot of her stepping out of the sea in a gladiator bodysuit style bikini making everyone’s hearts skip a beat.
A former Miss India, model and actor Esha Gupta is an ideal Indian beauty comfortable in her glowing brown and beautiful skin.
Her Instagram handle is too hot to handle with all her beautiful pictures. Especially those in a bikini flaunting her toned and dusky body.
Here, we see her in a tropical print bikini with some chunky sea-themed jewellery made of shells. The picture is a treat for the eyes.
An Iranian based in the Indian film industry, Mandana started her career as an air hostess and later turned to model and advertising.
She has made some guest appearances in films and was noticed by Indian audiences when she participated in Bigg Boss.
Her bikinis in Kya Kool Hain Hum 3 (2016) made more news than the film itself. The shot in the lemon-yellow bikini is from the same film.
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Tara is a Telugu and Hindi film actress. She has also worked in a television series featuring stories of Rabindranath Tagore.
She was born in Mumbai and was trained in theatre. Tara went on to study film production and screenwriting at Chapman University but later took up acting as a career.
Tara also has a bikini body to die for. She can be seen wearing a black and white thin striped bikini with a tasselled hem standing amongst the woods as she soaks in the sun.
Poonam is an Indian model who rose to fame when she posted online that she would strip for the Indian cricket team if they won the World Cup in 2011.
She was criticised for her comments but she did go ahead and pose nude when Kolkata Knight Riders won the Indian Premier League in 2012. She has also featured in some Hindi films.
While the ethicality of her posts are debatable the fact that she has a fit and toned bikini body is not. We can see that in the black satin bikini she is wearing along with her beautiful long black tresses.
Mandira is a face of the 90s when her television serial on Doordarshan called Shanti was widely popular and when she played a supporting role in the film Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995).
She is also known for her work as a television host and presenter.
Overpowering it all is her persistence and dedication to fitness.
Mother to an eight-year-old Mandira has a strong, toned and super sexy physique. Here she adorns a fiery red bikini at a beach with a headband and looks like the perfect beach bum.
Saiyami is one of the recent debutants of Bollywood and entered the industry in 2015 having made her debut in a Telugu film the previous year.
She is the granddaughter of actress Usha Kiran and has also debuted in the Marathi film industry.
Other than a list of envious debuts Saiyami also has a body worth flaunting.
Here we see her reclining in a black and turquoise bikini and a jacket and looking breath-taking.
Karishma is a popular television and film personality and has also worked in web series and music videos.
She is a beauty and has a bikini body to die for.
To showcase that we picked this picture of her in a black bikini looking sensual and alluring in the sun.
This Bollywood actress and former model is also an engineering graduate. In a short career span of five years, she has been a part of three commercially successful films in Bollywood.
Other than being a brand ambassador of many products and companies she also owns a clothing label, Ms Taken.
Kriti has a long career to look forward to and along with that has a killer and beautiful body.
She is wearing a strappy blue bikini and posing on a swing somewhere in the sea. Here she looks like as beautiful and mystical as a mermaid.
Sara Ali Khan
Just two films old Sara is already a favourite of audiences as well as critics and is predicted to do even better in the filmy future.
Her fans admire the way she answers all the questions thrown her way by the media. She is also looked up to for being a beauty with brains.
Sara is known for having worked hard on her body and shed a lot of weight to fit into the conventional roles the industry offers.
Here we see her basking in her hard-earned body and flaunting it in a metallic silver bikini.
Raai has worked in over fifty films in Telugu, Kannada, Tamil, and Malayalam languages. She also made a debut in Bollywood in 2017.
She started working when she was just sixteen and never looked back.
Amidst all the hustle and hard work, Raai manages to maintain a toned physique. She smiles down at herself in a bright blue bikini in the picture and looks bewitching.
Overall, these sensational Bollywood actresses never fail to impress the masses. Their unique bikini styles steal all the attention, especially on their social media channels.
These Bollywood beauties have challenged stereotypes and let their bikini avatars both on-screen and off-screen enhances their poise and elegance.