ApunKaChoice : Bollywood


Nigar KhanBringing the sexy back - the masculine way!
01st Jan 2008  23.15 IST
By Nikhil Kumar  

The Bollywood sex bombs are going dud. No doubts about it. So, Bollywood heroes are stepping in to fill the void and bring the sexy back.

Who could have thought a few years back that Bollywood would have to see this day. Those were the times when the likes of Nigar Khan were in their prime, and tops were slipping down on catwalks and cleavages flaunted to permissible limits in films. Today, movie buffs who tripped on that genre of titillation might look back at those times with a sense of longing and nostalgia.

And the reason for this is that sex bombs are vanishing fast from the face of Bollywood. Year 2007 saw their trailblazer Mallika Sherawat relegating herself to item numbers or cameo appearances. Celina Jaitley did carry forward the tradition a bit in films like Shakalaka Boom Boom and Red , but now she is also turning to "different" kinds of roles. Sherlyn Chopra did her best to pop many eyeballs with her hot act in 'Red Swastika'. While Neha Dhupia has already been labeled a lost case in the books of those seeking titillation.

In the face of such a famine of feminine exposure in Bollywood, year 2007 saw men stepping in to do the needful.

Shah Rukh Khan doffed his shirt for the first time and flaunted his six-pack abs and his pelvic line over the low-waist jeans in home production Om Shanti Om . I don't know about the reaction of men, but girls certainly drooled over to see those rippling muscles.

Ranbir Kapoor went a step further and dropped his towel to reveal his bare torso in a song in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's film Saawariya . Had the Censor Board been a bit lenient, it would have been the most daring exposure by a male actor in many years since Ranbir's dad Rishi Kapoor did the same for a Raj Kapoor film. Like father like son, the adage does apply in real life.

And now, a whole lot of Bollywood brigade is bit by the six-pack-abs bug. Aamir Khan has been developing his body and will flaunt his brawns (not brains, for change) in the upcoming Hindi remake of Ghajini for which he will also go bald soon.

Zayed Khan has over-enthusiastically vowed to leave Salman Khan behind in possessing a chiseled physique. Even Ajay Devgan and Vivek Oberoi have begun toiling on treadmills to get in good shape.

If the Bollywood sirens have thrown in the towel, the men have taken the lead in bringing the sexy back on the silver screen. And they seem to be doing a heck of a job.

Nigar Khan
Mallika Sherawat
Celina Jaitley
Shakalaka Boom Boom
Sherlyn Chopra
Neha Dhupia
Shah Rukh Khan
Om Shanti Om
Ranbir Kapoor
Rishi Kapoor
Aamir Khan
Zayed Khan
Salman Khan
Ajay Devgan
Vivek Oberoi

Now Trending : Salman Khan | Shahrukh Khan | Ranbir Kapoor | Priyanka Chopra Aishwarya Rai | Katrina Kaif | Kareena Kapoor | Priyanka Chopra | Alia Bhatt | Surveen Chawla | New Hindi Movies

Watch: Iron Man VS Hulk in new ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ video
Here’s the new ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ TV spot
Meet Mira Rajput: Shahid Kapoor’s wife-to-be
Priyanka Chopra-Fawad Khan is the new jodi on big screen
Kareena Kapoor on Bahrain edition of Woman mag
What wrong has Anushka Sharma done: Sourav Ganguly
‘It is disgusting to blame Anushka Sharma,’ say Bollywood celebs
Pix: Sushant Singh Rajput goes back to his Delhi college; gets a hero’s welcome
Ranbir has moved out to share a home with his girlfriend: Rishi Kapoor
Yes, I’m getting married at the end of the year: Shahid Kapoor
Guess how much was Shah Rukh Khan’s first salary: Rs 50
Priyanka Chopra called me to congratulate for National Award: Kangana Ranaut
Pix: Aishwarya Rai looks stunning in Toni Maticevski at HT Most Stylish Awards
Fashion watch: Deepika Padukone’s easygoing style in Shift dress
We are proud of you Team India: Bollywood tweets
Trailer: Arnold Schwarzenegger protects his zombie daughter in ‘Maggie’


ECARDS > Valentines Day, New Year, Diwali, Birthday, Valentines, Love, Christmas
CardWeaver.com > Birthday, Holi


celebs wallpapers the celeb A-Z
who's in Freida Pinto | Anushka Sharma | Katrina Kaif | Deepika Padukone | Ranbir Kapoor | Dev Patel | Aishwarya Rai | Abhishek Bachchan | Imran Khan | Shahrukh Khan | Salman Khan | Aamir Khan | Hrithik Roshan | Akshay Kumar | Zayed Khan | Saif Ali Khan | John Abraham | Shahid Kapur | Kareena Kapoor | Vidya Balan | Priyanka Chopra | Rani Mukherjee | Mallika Sherawat | Bipasha Basu | Preity Zinta | Kajol | Neha Dhupia | Sameera Reddy | Juhi Chawla | Karisma Kapoor | Madhuri Dixit | Chitrangada Singh | Payal Rohatgi | Sneha Ullal | Mahima Chaudhary | Meghna Naidu | Rakhi Sawant | Bhumika Chawla | Lisa Ray | Dimple Kapadia | Ayesha Takia | Dia Mirza | Sushmita Sen | Amisha Patel | Esha Deol | Amrita Rao | Amrita Arora | Genelia D'Souza | Arjun Rampal | Amitabh Bachchan | Vivek Oberoi | Raima Sen | Riya Sen | Rekha | Rimi Sen | Nigar Khan | Tanushree Dutta | Yana Gupta | Shilpa Shetty | Celina Jaitley | Sonam Kapoor | Neha Oberoi | Nisha Rawal | Manjari Fadnis | Kamal Haasan | Rajnikant | Asin | Sanjay Dutt | Shahid Kapoor | Sherlyn Chopra | Farhan Akhtar | Prachi Desai | Mandira Bedi | Shahana Goswami | Konkona Sen Sharma | Kangana Ranaut | Mugdha Godse | Masumeh Makhija | Minissha Lamba | Nandana Sen | Malaika Arora | Shweta Kumar | Namitha | Kalki Koechlin | Mahi Gill | Shakeela | Lara Dutta | A R Rahman | Trisha | Shruti Haasan | Neetu Chandra | Shriya Saran | Padma Lakshmi | Emma Watson | Kelly Clarkson | Britney Spears | Anne Hathaway | Anjana Sukhani | Tila Tequila | Soha Ali Khan | Priyamani | Sonal Chauhan | Vaishali Desai | Jackky Bhagnani | Kristen Stewart | Robert Pattinson | Neil Nitin Mukesh | Shiney Ahuja | more...