Like SRK, Imran, Ranbir with beards? VOTE!
Urmila Matondkar chopped her long locks for Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya.
Aishwarya Rai sported a tanned complexion for Dhoom 2.
A Bollywood heroine's idea of a new look is fiddling with her mane and make-up.
What about the poor hero? How does he change it up? Why, facial hair, of course. That's his territory to experiment -- shave, grow, style, the works. It may not always turn out to be a good idea but it's the effort that counts.
On that note, here's comparing some of our top stars at their bearded and clean shaven best. Vote for your favourite look!
The chocolate face of Jaane Tu... Ya Jaane Naa and Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu has finally decided to grow up with a bushy beard in preparation for his earthy look in filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj's upcoming Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola.
So which one's it going to be?
Image: Imran Khan
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar
Blessed with perfectly chiseled good looks, Hrithik Roshan can rock just about any avatar.
Be it the swank superhero Krrish or a distressed quadriplegic in Guzaarish.
Take your pick.
Image: Hrithik Roshan
Shah Rukh Khan
Every time the superstar departs from his constantly clean shaven look, it's met with massive oohs and aahs.
Most people loved his light stubble in Chak De! India or its even more stylish upgrade in Don 2.
Which one works for you?
Image: Shah Rukh Khan
He grew a beard to portray the enterprising sardar in Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year and, then again, as the disheveled singing sensation in Rockstar.
Beard or no beard, RK Jr's suave looks makes him impossible to ignore.
Image: Ranbir Kapoor
As Bollywood's most celebrated method actor, Aamir Khan is known to go any lengths to get into the skin of a role.
And so whether it's a soul patch for Dil Chahta Hai, thick, twisted moustache for Mangal Pandey: The Rising or a full-fledged beard for the soon-to-release Talaash, AK's all about conviction.
Image: Aamir Khan
Saif Ali Khan
Ever since the accolades he gathered for Omkara, Saif has grown rather fond of his beard.
One saw him sport facial hair in films like Race, Kurbaan and, now, Agent Vinod.
Been a while since we saw the Nawab clean up nice, no? How do you like your Saif?
Image: Saif Ali Khan
From Refugee to Raavan, Abhishek Bachchan's grubby beard has been an enduring feature of his identity.
At the same time, it's nice when he shows some cheek, literally, in films like Guru or Paa.
Which one's it going to be?
Image: Abhishek Bachchan
The 44-year-old star's fierce beard packed in a lot of Tashan but his perennially clean shaven appearance gives a better view of his gummy grin.
Got a favourite?
Image: Akshay Kumar
Over the years, Dutt has tried a million different things with the hair on his head and face.
But there was nothing flamboyant about his massive salt 'n' pepper beard in Lamhaa.
Image: Sanjay Dutt
And the latest to join the beard bandwagon is director-turned-actor, Farhan Akhtar.
For his role in Rakesh Omprakash Mehra's Bhaag Milkha Bhaag where he plays the famous Indian athlete, Farhan's grown a proper beard.
Do you think it suits him?
Image: Farhan Akhtar