Rekha to Shah Rukh Khan; 9 popular actors: Then and now
Bollywood is all about films, celebrities, talent and controversies. However, one thing we cannot deny is the importance of looks or on-screen appearance of the lead actors and actresses.
Few actors like Anil Kapoor, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Kajol, Tabu and Nana Patekar are not looking too different from what they use to look when they entered the fim industry. But everyone is not so lucky. Despite working towards reinventing their looks, many celebs no longer bear any resemblance to their initial photos. Let's look at some drastic 'then and now' instances.
The classic Nepali beauty Manisha Koirala faced quite a few challenges in recent years like divorce and cancer and still managed to come out triumphant.
Bollywood Khiladi Akshay Kumar's transformation is impressive.
It's hard to imagine, but that's Bobby Deol under that heavily bearded, grungy avatar that he adopted until recently.
Shah Rukh Khan
When SRK entered Bollywood his looks completely different from present-day SRK. Who is lean, muscular and smoldering in facial hair.
The Bollywood perfectionist Aamir Khan is known for his skills. He enjoys evolving, not just in the kind of movies he picks up but also in the way he looks in those films.
Jackie's lack of discipline in his lifestyle is quite evident on his face.
Many actors age has become a fraction of their past glory but evergreen actress Rekha is like the proverbial wine, only gets better.
Sanjay Dutt has seen many ups and down in his life. It is no surprise that his life is a subject of biopic.
The bubbly, baby-faced Bobby actress picture is of untainted innocence. When compared to recent Dimple Kapadia, who cuts a shiny but sharper picture.