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PIX: Bollywood's affair with snazzy neck pieces

Last updated on: February 23, 2012 09:22 IST

PIX: Bollywood's affair with snazzy neck pieces

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She's sporting an off shouldered red gown, her auburn tresses tied in an upswept bun. He admires her from head to toe and in mock dissatisfaction suggests something's amiss.

And then, in the tradition of true Hollywood romance, pulls out a jewel box carrying the most gorgeous ruby-diamond necklace to complete her look.

Now, wasn't that a memorable scene in Richard Gere-Julia Roberts starrer Pretty Woman?

Bottom-line: Nothing like a spectacular piece of bauble around the neck to make a girl's day.

Back in Bollywood, our ladies too, are all for snazzy, eye-catching statement necklaces on the red carpet. Take a look.

Kareena Kapoor

The Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu star may have put on some weight, perhaps for her role in Madhur Bhandarkar's Heroine, but she certainly knows how to keep attention off it with a galaxy of uncut diamonds around her flawless neck.


Image: Kareena Kapoor


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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

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A Cannes veteran now, Ash ups the quotient of her sapphire blue Armani gown with a striking 'n' studded serpent choker.


Image: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Photographs: Getty Images

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Deepika Padukone

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A statement necklace is all about making a, well, statement.

And we just love how Deepika achieves that by pairing a traditional polki haar with a sexy, strapless LBD.


Image: Deepika Padukone
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

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Sonam Kapoor

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Resident fashionista isn't a mere clothes horse.

The lady loves her accessories just as much. Here's a glimpse of the star in a pretty fish necklace.


Image: Sonam Kapoor
Photographs: Reuters/Bobby Yip

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Anushka Sharma

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How to inject life in a dull grey gown?

Dab some crimson on the lips and tie a glossy string of unruly pearls around the neck. Right, Taani Partner?


Image: Anushka Sharma
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

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Dia Mirza

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Don't you just L-O-V-E how perfectly that diamond-studded Victorian set sits around Dia Mirza's swan-like neck?


Image: Dia Mirza
Photographs: Reuters/Dinuka Liyanawatte

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Shilpa Shetty

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The soon-to-turn mommy cuts a smashing picture in a figure-hugging sequined gown and a chunky neck piece, don't you think?


Image: Shilpa Shetty
Photographs: Reuters/Mike Cassese

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Asin

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Unlike her Bollywood roles, there's nothing monotonous about her style.

Asin gives the statement necklace a brand new twist with a kadaa-like gold choker.


Image: Asin
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar
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Parineeti Chopra

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Like her chic celebrity cousin (Priyanka Chopra), Parineeti is learning the ropes of fashion rather quickly.

The plucky star of Ladies Vs Ricky Bahl picks a trendy onyx to liven up her beige dress.


Image: Parineeti Chopra
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

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Sophie Choudry

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You'll be forgiven for not remembering the last movie Sophie Choudry starred in.

But that dazzling necklace is much dramatic to overlook.


Image: Sophie Choudry
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

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Kajol

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Normally, one doesn't mention Kajol and fashion in the same breath.

But the powerhouse performer sure gets brownie points for trying with her multi-strings ensemble that does a fairly good job of distracting us from that odd jumpsuit.


Image: Kajol
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar
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Lara Dutta

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With gold prices touching the roof, colourful beads seems like a practical choice.

Especially if you team them against a flowy white gown like the lovely Lara Dutta.


Image: Lara Dutta
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

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Twinkle Khanna

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We've drooled over her eclectic range of hip necklaces.

Once again, Bollywood's best-dressed star wife keeps it modish with her multiple strands of gold.


Image: Twinkle Khanna
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

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