Bollywood's love for shine and shimmer can put King Midas to shame.
Gold is their state of being and wardrobe.
It's certainly the hottest hue right now if Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's snakeskin Jean Louis Sabaji gown, Diana Penty's fringed number, Kangana Ranaut's classic kanjeevaram and Sonam Kapoor's flamboyant Abu Jani-Sandeep Khosla ensemble on the Cannes red carpet is any indication.
Back home, Sukanya Verma looks at some of our other stunners rocking the trend.
Pooja's delicate golden lehenga by Rimple and Harpreet Narula is festive done right.
The Bharat beauty flaunts her svelte frame in a slinky gold gown.
Go bling or go home is ‘Asli' Sona's style mantra. We are definitely on board with that!
From neon green and fluorescent yellow to bold in gold, is there any colour Bollywood's busiest actress cannot pull off?
Kareena Kapoor Khan
It takes a diva like Bebo to shoulder such a giddying degree of designer pal Manish Malhotra's golden glamour.
Not that Kajol needs gold to assert her radiance but she works every bit of her sequinned Rohit Gandhi-Rahul Khanna gown.
Ditto for Mrs Funny Bones.
Janhvi Kapoor in Manish Malhotra's brand of grandeur -- the A to J of gold.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Bollywood's eternal beauty favours red lips and ornate looks. Naturally, gold is the way to go.
Deepika's gold game is sexy and smouldering. And for her wedding celebrations, she opted for its most resplendent avatar. Of course, we approve.
As the original golden girl and the last word on all things aureate, Rekha never lets us down.