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Birthday Special: Taking fashion lessons from Mandira Bedi

April 15, 2014 08:55 IST

Birthday Special: Taking fashion lessons from Mandira Bedi

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The actress, television show host turns 42 today, April 15.
Long after her pathbreaking turn in Shanti on television, Mandira Bedi was quite a revelation as the brave Nikita Rai on 24.

Her acting comeback may have happened after a long time but the fiesty actress has constantly been in the public eye, thanks to her regular appearances at social dos as well as her much loved stint as host of cricketing shows.

What's more!

Her fashion sense has won her many admirers too over the years.

As Mandira Bedi celebrates her 42nd birthday today, take a look at her many fashionable avatars over the years.

The red carpet veteran

One of the early adapters of the body-conscious trend, the actress stood tall and confident in her risque outfit for the trailer launch of 24 last year.

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Image: Mandira Bedi
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

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Animal instinct

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Mandira shows off her toned legs in an animal print dress at the premiere of Sharman Joshi starrer Ferrari Ki Sawaari.


Image: Mandira Bedi
Photographs: Abhijit Mhamunkar

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Catwalking fun

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She's quite the livewire on the ramp too.

A showstopping regular, the actress took the ramp by storm in this folksy number showcased by designer Shweta Doli at last year's Lakme Fashion Week.


Image: Mandira Bedi
Photographs: Uday Kuckian/Rediff.com

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Mood indigo

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While she's proven her prowess at parties, she also knows how to dress up well for more informal day events.

This tie and dye blue jumpsuit is just the thing one needs on a relaxed, sunny day out.


Image: Mandira Bedi
Photographs: Uday Kuckian/Rediff.com
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Peaches and cream

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Mandira complements her complexion with a very soothing shade of peach at yet another event in the city.

Did we mention how very few people get the pixie haircut right and how this stunner has absolutely nailed it?


Image: Mandira Bedi
Photographs: Abhijit Mhamunkar
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Monochrome craze

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This exceedingly striking black and white outfit wins extra brownie points for the optical illusion it creates with the pattern and the neck detail.

Only a fashion week veteran would get it right.


Image: Mandira Bedi
Photographs: Courtesy Lakme Fashion Week
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Miss Sunshine

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Behind that trailblazing fashionista is also a wise woman who knows her denims and sneakers.

Just how delish does that boyfriend blazer look with those sneakers!


Image: Mandira Bedi

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Mixing it up

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And just when you have her pegged for a complete tomboy, she springs a surprise on us by working the quintessential Bollywood outfit -- a Manish Malhotra Anarkali.

Ethnic ooutfits and a pixie cut combined is equal to HOT.


Image: Mandira Bedi
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

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The budding designer

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Trust Mandira Bedi to don a sexy (bordering on racy) top with a pair of well-fitted denims as she showcases her first ever range of saris on the ramp.



Image: Mandira Bedi with her mother Geeta Bedi
Photographs: Courtesy Lakme Fashion Week
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Sari appeal

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This sari and the way Mandira wears it, is all kinds of awesome.

Excuse us while we go gape at the flawlessness of this appearance.


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Photographs: Hitesh Harisinghani/Rediff.com
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