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Holi Special: What RED means in the movies

February 23, 2018 09:30 IST

Jahnavi Patel tells us how Bollywood gives RED whole new meanings.

The first thing that comes to mind when we think about red is love.

But there's a lot more to that colour, of course.

Bollywood knows only too well how to express itself in the colour red, from lal dupattaS to ek chutki sindoor.

We saw how GREEN is celebrated in the movies.

In our special Holi series, let's see how the magic unfolds with red.

 

Rocking the red carpet


Photograph: Andreas Rentz/Getty Images

When you have a big event to attend, red's your colour.

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan knows that, and looked lovely at Cannes last year.

 

Bindi adding to your gorgeousness


Photograph: Kind courtesy Sushmita Sen/Instagram

The red bindi makes Sush's picture prettier, doesn't it?

 

The big fat proposal 


IMAGE: Imran Khan in I Hate Luv Storys.

Wanting to ask *the one* out? Make sure to show up with gorgeous red flowers!

 

The bigger and fatter shaadi!


Photograph: Kind courtesy Bipasha Basu/Instagram

No matter how cliched or traditional red lehengas are, they will always make you look gorgeous on your big day.

Doesn't Bipasha Basu Singh Grover look totally stunning?

 

Ek chutki sindhoor


IMAGE: Deepika Padukone in Om Shanti Om.

Tum iski kimat jaante ho, na?

 

Red Chura


Photograph: Pradeep Bandekar

Rani Mukerji looks pretty as a newlywed, as she poses with mum-in-law Pam Chopra.

 

Being sensual


IMAGE: Deepika Padukone in Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram-Leela.

Get sensual -- and subtle as well! -- like Deepika.

 

Red lips


Photograph: Kind courtesy Jacqueline Fernandez/Instagram

Red lips can never go wrong. Never.

See what we mean.

 

The Lal Dupatta


IMAGE: Priyanka Chopra in Mujhse Shaadi Karogi.

Lal dupatta has an important role making people fall in love.

 

Red head


IMAGE: Katrina Kaif in Fitoor.

Wear red in your hair. The colour will never get out of vogue.

 

Be a Baywatch babe


IMAGE: Sonal Chauhan in 3G.

Live your day dreams by taking a dip in a red bikini.

 

Shades of red!


Photograph: Kind courtesy Anushka Sharma/Instagram

Reflectors are in vogue and Anushka shows us which one to pick.

Jahnavi Patel / Rediff.com