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When Priyanka Did a Mumtaz, Deepika Did a Sridevi!

Last updated on: May 28, 2012 11:26 IST

When Priyanka Did a Mumtaz, Deepika Did a Sridevi!

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Priyanka Chopra's latest look in her upcoming film Teri Meri Kahaani bears striking resemblance to Mumtaaz's iconic sari that she wore in the song Aaj kal tere mere in the 1968 Shammi Kapoor-starrer Brahmachari.

It's not the first time that an actress of recent times has revived the old Bollywood fashion.

Here's looking at Priyanka Chopra's contemporaries who brought retro back in style in recent films.  


Image: Priyanka Chopra and Mumtaaz


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Deepika Padukone in Om Shanti Om

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An ode to the old times, Om Shanti Om featured much more than fashion from the golden era of Hindi films.

In one of the songs in the film, Deepika Padukone dons an outfit similar to the one Sridevi wore in her film Himmatwala opposite Jeetendra.


Image: Deepika Padukone and Sridevi


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Prachi Desai in Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai

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Actress Prachi Desai plays a demure charcater in Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai.

But when her beau gets her new clothes, her new avatar is reminiscent of a young Dimple Kapadia in a tie-up polka dotted blouse and a black skirt in her debut film Bobby.


Image: Prachi Desai and Dimple Kapadia


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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in Umrao Jaan

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JP Dutta's 2006 remake of Muzaffar Ali's tour de force Umrao Jaan revived the quaint charm of Lucknow and courtesans.

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's outfits in the film bring back the memory of the real Umrao Jaan, Rekha.


Image: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Rekha


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Katrina Kaif in Agnnepath

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Katrina Kaif revisits the cult of the original item girl of Hindi films -- Helen -- with her Chikni Chameli act in Agneepath.

Her outfit is similar to Helen's from the hugely popular 1978 song Mungda.


Image: Katrina Kaif and Helen


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Kangna Ranaut in Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai

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Many people still count Haye haye ye majboori among their favourite songs of all time.

And not without reason. Zeenat Aman frolicks in the first showers of the season as she implores her lover to join her.

Kangna too dons an orange sari for a rain sequence in her 2010 hit film.


Image: Kangna Ranaut and Zeenat Aman


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Zarine Khan in Ready

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Zarine Khan brings Basanti back on screen with her item number Character dheela hai with Salman Khan.

Hema Malini's taangewali Basanti from Sholay still remains one of the most loved characters in Hindi films.


Image: Zarine Khan and hema Malini


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Katrina Kaif in Mere Brother Ki Dulhan

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Katrina Kaif is wooed by Imran Khan with Taj Mahal in the background.

Her anarkali outfit brings back memories of the regal and defiant Madhubala from Mughl-e-Azam.


Image: Katrina Kaif and Madhubala


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Mallika Sherawat in Aapka Suroor

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In Aapka Suroor, Mallika Sherawat sizzles in the remix of Helen's Mehbooba song.

Her gold and green number is also similar to the one Helen wore in the original song.


Image: Mallika Sherawat and Helen


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