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PIX: Bollywood's hairy heroes come clean!

Last updated on: June 10, 2014 14:19 IST

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Bollywood's heroes go from bushy to buttery smooth!

Hair today, gone tomorrow.

And we aren’t talking about bald men but Bollywood's new fad -- waxed torsos.

Gone are the days when brawny superheroes like Sanjay Dutt and Salman Khan felt a hairy chest added to their masculinity.

Nowadays everyone wants to flaunt a sleek and sexy upper body.

Here's looking at Bollywood's famous tough guys who've switched from bushy to buttery smooth.

Salman Khan

No actor has flashed his beefy body as much as Salman Khan.

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Image: Salman Khan in Partner


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And while we’ve seen enough glimpses of his clean shaven abs, do you remember Maine Pyaar Kiya's lean framed, light chest hair sporting Prem?

So then folks, how do you like your Sallu?


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Akshay Kumar

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Magazines exploited his red-blooded male appeal by splashing several shirtless covers in the 1990s. Filmmakers followed suit.


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Akshay Kumar

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Personally, we think Akshay Kumar cleans up real nice.


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Sanjay Dutt

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One of Bollywood's most fashion forward hunks proved he's ahead of the game when it comes to physique-related trends as well.


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The Munnabhai MBBS hero was one of the first actors to get rid of all the body hair.


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Aamir Khan

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Ageing in reverse comes naturally to some celebrities.

And the chocolate faced Aamir Khan is quite a shiny example of this possibility.


Image: Aamir Khan in Ghajini

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Aamir Khan

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Check out Bollywood's most bankable superstar in his 20s sporting an average physique and harmless body hair pitched against his own 40-something, sculpted, shaven, six-pack loaded intensity. 


Image: Aamir Khan with Juhi Chawla

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Ajay Devgn

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Unlike most action heroes who never leave a single opportunity to take off their shirt, Ajay Devgn resisted any such urge to show off his bulky biceps or bushy bust for a long time.


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Clearly, the star of Golmaal and Singham has had a change of heart (and chest) since then.


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Anil Kapoor

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Though butt of several 'ape' references for a significant chunk of his career, Anil Kapoor surprisingly never shied from showing off his seriously hairy anatomy on big screen.


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Anil Kapoor

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About him turning a new, clean shaven leaf we can only be thankful.


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Hrithik Roshan

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When you're as gorgeous as Hrithik Roshan, it doesn't matter if the whole six-package comes with hair or without.


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Agree, yes?


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Vivek Oberoi

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It's hard to pay attention on anything Vivek Oberoi besides his foot-in-the-mouth syndrome.

Yet, here we are comparing snapshots of his mildly hairy torso with a completely waxed one. 


Image: Vivek Oberoi in Saathiya


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Now if he only he wasn't sporting Sana Saeed‘s 'Anjali' haircut in the latter.


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