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The HOTTEST Strapless styles at IIFA? VOTE!

Last updated on: April 25, 2014 18:44 IST

Image: Geeta Basra
Photographs: David Moir/Reuters

Take this fun poll now!

It's IIFA time once again!

While our Bollywood stars make way to Tampa Bay, US, for the prestigious awards once again, we take a look back at the hottest red carpet trend that has ever existed -- the glamorous and oh-so-sexy strapless outfit -- at the IIFA over the years.

Find something you liked more than the rest?

VOTE for your favourite strapless style at IIFA!

Geeta Basra

While most stars stick to western outfits, what with the International Indian Film Academy Awards being the international face of Hindi film industry honours, we get the occasional breather when a celebrity or two decide to flaunt their ethnic roots on the red carpet.

The Train actress Geeta Basra looked breathtaking in her multi-strand blouse and yellow sari at the award show's 2007 edition in the UK.

Like Geeta Basra's strapless style? VOTE!

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

Image: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan with Abhishek Bachchan
Photographs: Chaiwat Subprasom/Reuters

Attending the ninth IIFA awards in Bangkok in 2008, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan looked stunning in her red off shoulder number as she arrived on the red carpet with husband Abhishek Bachchan.

Like Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's strapless style? VOTE!

Priyanka Chopra

Image: Priyanka Chopra
Photographs: Tim Chong/Reuters

Priyanka Chopra channelled her inner Grecian goddess in an off-shoulder net Dolce & Gabanna gown for the green carpet in 2012.

Like Priyanka Chopra's strapless style? VOTE!

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Preity Zinta

Image: Preity Zinta
Photographs: Suhaimi Abdullah/Getty Images

Also gracing the Singapore red carpet was the gorgeous Preity Zinta in her hot pink off shoulder gown and emerald jewellery.

Like Preita Zinta's strapless style? VOTE!

Deepika Padukone

Image: Deepika Padukone with Ranbir Kapoor
Photographs: Chaiwat Subprasom/Reuters

Relative newcomers back in 2008, then couple Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone arrived hand-in-hand at the ninth IIFA awards in Bangkok.

But more than their chemistry, Deepika's gorgeous and simplistic gown caught our eye.

Like Deepika Padukone's strapless style? VOTE!

Kangna Ranaut

Image: Kangna Ranaut
Photographs: Tyrone Siu/Reuters

In 2009, Kangna Ranaut wore what looked like an extended tutu over a bejewelled corset.

And by the looks of it, she had a pretty hard time keeping things in place.

Like Kangna Ranaut's strapless style? VOTE!

Jacqueline Fernandez

Image: Jacqueline Fernandez
Photographs: Dinuka Liyanawatte/Files/Reuters

They tell us not to mix thigh-high slits and strapless if one wants to keep it tasteful but who wants that if the result can be as gobsmacking as Jacqueline Fernandez at the show's 2010 edition in home country Sri Lanka?

Like Jacqueline Fernandez's strapless style? VOTE!

Sameera Reddy

Image: Sameera Reddy
Photographs: Tim Chong/Reuters

Sameera Reddy, who recently got hitched, was a complete knockout in her Alpana and Neeraj gown and slick hair at IIFA's 2012 edition.

Like Sameera Reddy's strapless style? VOTE!

Shilpa Shetty

Image: Shilpa Shetty

Bollywood's very own The Body, Shilpa Shetty took the 2011 IIFA red carpet by storm in this absolutely stunning sequinned number in black.

Like Shilpa Shetty's strapless style? VOTE!

Bipasha Basu

Image: Bipasha Basu

As the brand ambassador for IIFA's 2012 edition, Bipasha Basu turned up at the premiere of Dibakar Banerjee's Shanghai in a minimalistic and elegant blue number.

Like Bipasha Basu's strapless style? VOTE!

Shriya Saran

Image: Shriya Saran
Photographs: Suhaimi Abdullah/Getty Images

Midnight's Children actress Shriya Saran worked her golden sari with much success.

Her strapless number won brownie points at the 2012 IIFA green carpet in Singapore.

Like Shriya Saran's strapless style? VOTE!

Anushka Sharma

Image: Anushka Sharma
Photographs: Tyrone Siu/Reuters

The statuesque Anushka Sharma let her tall frame and this little black and white number do all the talking at the 2009 IIFA awards, held in Macau.

Like Anushka Sharma's strapless style? VOTE!