From Kajol’s mother to Kareena’s mother-in-law, 55 years ago these actresses stunned everyone in bikini-swimsuits

Today, if an actress wears a bikini, then a whole military of trollers stands up to give her data and to educate her ‘how to gown’. Today’s period of Hindi cinema is being in contrast to the period when heroines would stroll across the timber in saris or fits, singing or romancing. But this doesn’t imply that bikinis weren’t worn at the moment. Actually bikini first got here in 1946 and its credit score goes to Parsi clothier Louis Reard. But the entry of bikini in India occurred in the 12 months 1966, when Sharmila Tagore wore a bikini for the primary time.

Sharmila Tagore

Kareena Kapoor’s 12 months i.e. actress Sharmila Tagore wore a bikini in the 12 months 1966, however there was a lot controversy on her that it began affecting Sharmila’s private life. Sharmila wore a bikini in a photoshoot for Filmfare journal in 1966. This was the primary time an actress was seen in a bikini. Even although Sharmila was scolded by individuals for sporting a bikini at the moment, she was completely happy that Nawab Mansoor Ali Pataudi didn’t go away her aspect and inspired her. After this, Sharmila Tagore wore a bikini in the movie ‘An Evening in Paris’ in 1967. (Photo: Filmfare)

zeenat aman

After this Sharmila Tagore picture grew to become because the daring actress of that point, however it took a while for different actresses to observe that pattern. Actress Zeenat Aman entered once more in 1973 and she or he didn’t chorus from sporting bikini in movies in any respect. Zeenat, who gained magnificence pageants like Femina Miss India and Miss Asia Pacific in 1970, wore quite a lot of bikini in movies and did daring roles. She got here to be referred to as the ‘intercourse image of Bollywood’. Zeenat Aman modified the heroine picture of Hindi movies eternally. After Zeenat, once more many different actresses began sporting bikini.

Dimple Kapadia

In the 1973 movie ‘Bobby’, 16-year-old Dimple Kapadia wore a bikini and stunned everyone. Not solely was the movie a success, Dimple’s bikini was additionally in the information. Later Dimple Kapadia additionally wore bikini in movies like ‘Sagar’ and ‘Jambaaz’. After this, whereas the heroines steadily began getting open to sporting bikinis, they had been additionally included in movies. (Photo: YouTube)

easy kapadia

Dimple Kapadia’s sister Simple Kapadia was not solely a dressing up designer but in addition an actress. She additionally shocked everyone together with her bikini look in a movie in the 12 months 1979. (Photo: YouTube)


Actress Mandakini, who was concerned in the daring actresses of her time, additionally gave a shock to everyone sporting a bikini. In the movie ‘Ram Teri Ganga Maili’, her scene whereas bathing beneath the waterfall was very a lot mentioned, however this bikini image additionally made quite a lot of headlines. (Photo: Pinterest)

Parveen Babi

The bikini avatar of Parveen Babi was additionally very a lot mentioned. She wore a bikini in the film ‘Yeh Nazariya’. That bikini scene of Parveen is counted among the many most iconic bikini scenes of Indian cinema.


Actress Mumtaz additionally created panic sporting bikini in many movies. She additionally appeared in a bikini on the duvet of Filmfare journal.

wreak havoc in swimsuit too

Even although Hindi movie actresses began sporting bikinis from 1966, the period of swimsuits had already come earlier than that. The pattern of sporting swimsuits was first observed in the 30s. In that black and white period, sporting a swimsuit was additionally thought-about very daring, contemplating the mentality of the society. It was then thought-about akin to sporting a bikini in Hollywood. But nonetheless at the moment many actresses took the daring step of sporting a swimsuit and shocked everyone. (Actress Nalini Jaywant in swimsuit, Photo: Filmfare)

Namrata Shirodkar’s grandmother wore a swimsuit

The first actress who wore a swimsuit in Indian cinema was Meenakshi Shirodkar. Meenakshi Shirodkar, grandmother of actresses Shilpa and Namrata Shirodkar, wore a swimsuit in the 12 months 1938. This was the primary time an actress wore a swimsuit in Indian cinema. (Photo: YouTube)


In the 12 months 1951, actress Nargis Dutt additionally appeared in a swimsuit in a movie. Apart from this, in 1958, he additionally wore a swimsuit in the movie ‘Thug of Delhi’, which continues to be mentioned until date. Nutan was additionally seen in a swimsuit in the movie ‘Yaadgaar’. (Photo: Filmfare)

Tanuja’s ‘swimsuit’ type

Kajol’s mother and actress Tanuja additionally created quite a lot of panic in the swimsuit. (Photo: Filmfare)

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Scroll to Top