Jootey Do Paise Lo – 5 Most Important Shoes In Bollywood!

Priyam Saha
Kareena Kapoor

Bollywood has always inspired the sense of fashion in our country. Over 100 years of Indian cinema, Bollywood has given us many important personalities, movies, fashion trends, fashion icons and much more. If we go down memory lane, somehow the important role that shoes have played  in our cinema has been slightly underrated.

Here’s a list of the top 5 most important shoes of Bollywood!

1. Jeetendra’s White Shoes in Humjoli


Jumping Jack Jeetendra jumped into all our lives wearing that stunningly matching ivory outfit and those sparkling white shoes. The white shoes have been synonymous with Jeetendra since then and it has clearly inspired atleast Abbas-Mustan, if no one else.


2. Kalki Koechelin’s Boots from That Girl In Yellow Boots

Kalki Koechlin's Yellow Boots
Kalki Koechlin’s Yellow Boots

That Girl In Yellow Boots opened to mixed reviews and did not even fare too well at the Box Office either. Kalki’s shoes in the film, however, became iconic. Remember when you wanted an identical pair of your own?

3. Poo’s Oops Moment Shoes In Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham

Moments before Poo's iconic show moment
Moments before Poo’s iconic shoe moment
Poo's Iconic Shoe Moment
Poo’s Iconic Shoe Moment




“Bolo na…”


“Hum Dono…”



“Galat jootey pehne hain!!”

You gotta love, Poo!

4. The Jootey Do Paise Lo Shoes in Hum Aapke Hai Koun

The Jootey Do Paise Lo shoes
The Jootey Do Paise Lo shoes

The best wedding video of all times aka Hum Aapke Hai Koun had one of the most important shoe moments ever – The Jootey Do Paise Lo shoes. Not only did the song educate half the country about the big shoe-stealing-wedding-ritual, it was the first moment of intimacy between Prem and Nisha in the film. Remember the bed breaking moment? Yeah. That.

1. Thakur’s Epic Shoes in Sholay

Thakur's Nail-Shoes
Thakur’s Nail-Shoes

The mother of Bollywood shoe moments comes from the mother of Bollywood cinema : Sholay! Thakur’s shoes with nails, nails Gabbar’s face in the climax of the film and hence, is unsurprisingly, nailing our shoe list!

Are there any important shoes we missed? Tell us in comments below!