PIX: The HOTTEST Leading Ladies of the Bhatt Camp
Sunny Leone is the newest entrant in the glorious list of the leading ladies in Mahesh Bhatt's movies.
(In)famous for banking on titillation to ensure box offcie success, the Bhatts know a sex siren when they see one.
Over the years, their films have starred some seriously hot faces, and turned them into pin-up girls overnight.
As Sunny makes her Bollywood debut with Jism 2, we look at some of the hottest leading ladies in their movies.
Image: Sunny Leone
Former beauty queen Esha Gupta got her big Bollywood break when Vishesh Films signed her on for Jannat 2 opposite Emraan Hashmi.
The dusky beauty has won quite a few admirers since the release of the film.
Image: Esha Gupta in Jannat 2
It wouldn't seem entirely wrong to say that we realised that Jacqueline could smoulder only after we saw her in Murder 2.
The Sri Lankan beauty had done mostly cute/bubbly charcaters before the Bhatts signed her on.
Image: Jacqueline Fernandes in Murder 2
Kangna Ranaut managed to give some strong performances in Gangster and Woh Lamhe. The skinny actress played troubled characters with ease.
Image: Kangna Ranaut in Woh Lamhe
In Soni Razdan's directorial venture Nazar, Pakistani actress Meera plays a pop star who falls for a cop (played by Ashmit Patel).
Image: Meera and Ashmit Patel in Nazar
South African model Ilene Hamann hots up things in the 2005 thriller Rog.
It's little wonder that Irrfan Khan, who plays a cop in the film investigating the murder of a model (played by Hamann) falls in love with her while searching her place for evidence.
Image: Ilene Hamann in Rog
Mallika Sherawat took the industry by storm with her quotable quotes and her raw sensuality when she first arrived on the Bollywood scene.
Mallika Sherawat and the Bhatts proved to be a potent combination as the team went on to create the hugely successful Murder.
Image: Mallika Sherawat in Murder
Udita Goswami may not have much to boast about when it comes to acting.
But her portrayal of a young girl torn between her beliefs and carnal desires in Pooja Bhatt's 2004 film Paap won her accolades.
She went on to work in Zeher, starring Shamita Shetty and Emraan Hashmi.
Image: Udita Goswami in Zeher
Bipasha Basu will always be remembered as the girl who made dusky sexy in Bollywood.
A relatively new actress then, Bipasha got hot and heavy with John Abraham as a woman with an insatiable apetite for sex and a plan in Jism.
Image: Bipasha Basu in Jism
Another Indo-Canadian beauty like Sunny Leone, Lisa Ray didn't have to mouth dialogues in her debut film Kasoor in 2001.
All she had to do was smoulder in whites and wet clothes as a lawyer in this murder mystery.
Image: Lisa Ray in Kasoor
The bubbly Preity Zinta took on a dark role as a CBI trainee in Tanuja Chandra's 1999 film Sangharsh.
As Preet Oberoi, she's seen investigating a case of child abductions and falls in love with the prisoner (Akshay Kumar), who helps her solve the case.
Image: Preity Zinta in Sangharsh
Manisha Koirala smoulders as the lover of a criminal trained to kill an underworld don in Mahesh Bhatt's last directorial film Kartoos.
Image: Manisha Koirala in Kartoos