Who wears the LUNGI best? VOTE!
Image: Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone in Chennai Express
In one of his best performances till date, Arjun Rampal looks and acts his part perfectly in D-Day.
Image: Arjun Rampal in D-Day
Nawazuddin Siddhique looks comfortable in his printed lungi, as he takes a break in Anurag Kashyap's bloody film, Gangs Of Wasseypur.
Image: Nawazuddin Siddique in Gangs Of Wasseypur
As a clairvoyant mystic who tries to solve spooky issues troubling his friend's household in Bhool Bhulaiya, Akki gives the traditional a uber chic twist.
Image: Akshay Kumar in Bhool Bhulaiya
Aamir Khan pays tribute to Clint Eastwood and Rajinikanth in one breath with his bizarre mishmash of east-meets-west as a nautanki actor in Dharmesh Darshan's Caravan rip-off.
Image: Aamir Khan in Mela
Bollywood's effortless clothes horse can make a statement even in a pair of torn shorts.
The Shirtless Khan flaunts buff in a sarong-styled lungi for the title song of Har Dil Jo Pyaar Karega.
Image: Salman Khan in Har Dil Jo Pyaar Karega
The Jat hunk wears his lungi in the Punjabi tradition to look his role of Mahiwal in the doomed love story co-starring Poonam Dhillon.
Image: Sunny Deol and Poonam Dhillon in Sohni Mahiwal
Exaggerating cultural stereotypes is Bollywood's favourite past time.
Ad that's exactly what Anil Kapoor and Madhuri Dixit engage in after chomping off a bite of drugged 'batata vada' in this silly but comical song from the lesser-known Hifazat.
Image: Anil Kapoor in Hifazat
A far cry from the sophisticated poet of Kabhi Kabhie, AB goes all out in a striped tee and popular lungi pattern to appease Hema Malini in Manmohan Desai's jingoistic social, Desh Premee.
Image: Amitabh Bachchan and Hema Malini in Desh Premee
Casual wear at home differs from person to person.
In Chashme Buddoor, the three friends and roomies played by Farookh Shaikh, Ravi Baswani and Rakesh Bedi alternate between kurta pajamas, shorts and tees or the unstitched lungi when idling about at home.
Image: Farookh Shaikh, Ravi Baswani and Rakesh Bedi in Chashme Buddoor
Mithun Chakraborty's breathless chatting and ridiculous costume lampooning the humble lungi as Krishnan Iyer M.A. Nariyalpaniwala, lends Mukul Anand's bloody drama some much-needed respite.
Image: The Agneepath poster
Rishi Kapoor plays the romantic Akbar Illahabadi to the T with his colourful wardrobe of colourful lungis and flamboyant shirts in one of Bollywood's most loved multistarrers of all time.
Image: Rishi Kapoor and Amitabh Bachchan in Amar Akbar Anthony
Sanjeev Kumar not only looks comfortable in the lungi but stylish too. The brilliant actor wears a visibly trendy and colourful range in the romance mystery, Anamika.
Image: Jaya Bachchan and Sanjeev Kumar in Anamika
Needless to say no mention of lungi is complete without Mehmood and his iconic costume as the Hyderabadi-accent, lungi-swaying Butler in Gumnaam, which has been parodied by many actors since.
Image: Dhumal and Mehmood in Gumnaam
Image: Kishore Kumar (right)in New Delhi