When it comes to beauty is there anything apart from a classic red lip that makes a roaring statement? You could have your pinks, browns, mauves and purples, but nothing really sets the tone as a red lipstick does. A classic red lipstick has pulled me out of a dreary and gloomy day more than once and boy was I glad about it. This hue has always come attached with some kind of stigma to it though, don’t you think so? Often society at large attaches the red lip to a woman who’s too bold and determined, someone who constantly strives to break the shackles of society. We’re not complaining at all!

But hey, did you know that our favourite Bollywood actresses love a good red lip too? Despite the wave of minimalist beauty that’s been sweeping the industry by storm, our divas don’t really shy away from sporting this striking colour. Whether its movie promotions or a red carpet or just a selfie— here are all the times Bollywood actresses showed us how to carry a red lipstick in major style

Alia Bhatt


Alright, everyone knows Alia enjoys her subdued, minimalist glamour. She’s always been one to sport a clean and radiant base with some dreamy blush. Most often her lips are either nude or pink. So it’s so refreshing to see them cherry red, which gives her makeup the perfect pop of colour.

Jahnvi Kapoor


One of the biggest reasons why we love Jahnvi is because she loves making bold statements with her makeup. She’s never been shy when it comes to showcasing an intense smokey eye and in this case an invigorating red lip. Though it happens to be on the darker side and walks the ox-blood line, we’re obsessed. 

Katrina Kaif


When it comes to beauty, Katrina is certainly the pioneer with her ever-growing beauty brand, Kay Beauty. She’s another Bollywood actress who enjoys keeping her makeup decisions simple. However, here we see her with an orange-toned red lipstick that matches her outfit to the T!

Deepika Padukone


If any moment took our breath away this year, it has to be Deepika Padukone’s numerous appearances at the 75th Cannes Film Festival! Apart from every other look out there, this one had us mesmerised. Deepika’s resplendent gown matches her red lipstick and takes it to a whole new level, don’t you think so?

Kriti Sanon 


Kriti Sanon has been one actress who absolutely loves playing around with makeup. She loves colour blocking her eyes, taking it up a notch with some intense kohl to name a few. However, over here her makeup is quite simple with just a classic red lipstick to do all the talking.

Priyanka Chopra-Jonas


Our very own desi girl who’s globally dominating the world one day at a time is no less of a beauty maverick. We’ve seen Priyanka Chopra-Jonas’s famous pout-fies with a variety of lipsticks from time to time. But, let’s be real, she looks best with a red lippie like the one here, no?

Tara Sutaria


Tara Sutaria has slowly but surely made her way into our hearts. She’s never seen without her super glowing makeup and loves her neutrals too. However, to match her girl boss outfit, she’s seen with a dark red lip that we definitely can’t get enough of. Petition for Tara to go the red way more often!

Ananya Panday


If any actress has championed the whole no-makeup, makeup look for a while it’s our girl Ananya Panday. She’s never seen without her playful blush and gleaming highlighter. Very rarely do we see her choose a red lip, and this time around we’re so glad we did. Her popping cherry red lipstick seamlessly matched that jazzy outfit of hers.

Disha Patni


Lately, Disha Patni has been making waves with her Y2K-themed makeup for the movie promotions of Ek Villain Returns. However, in this look, she’s chosen a much more retro vibe for her makeup and we’re vibing with it too. Timeless waves paired with a red lip never go out of style.

Tamannah Bhatia


Tamannaah Bhatia is one starlet who manages to pull off every makeup look with so much style and glamour. A sculpted look? She aces that. A glowing base? She aces that too. So it shouldn’t come as a surprise that she’s perfected the red lip here too!

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