You are likely very familiar with Hollywood, but did you know that India has its own version known as Bollywood? Bollywood produces upwards of 1,000 movies per year that entertain an astounding 3 billion viewers worldwide. Bollywood actresses are widely regarded as being among the most beautiful women in the world. A typical Bollywood actress has luscious tan skin and silky dark hair. Men worldwide drool over these hot actresses and women want to copy their fashion styles and fitness routines. Let's take a look at some of the hottest actresses in Bollywood and their fitness routines and style choices.
Deepika Padukone is a stunningly beautiful Bollywood actress and former model. Her first major Bollywood movie was Om Shanti Om with Shah Rukh Khan and she was an instant success. Padukone earned Filmfare Best Female Debut award for her performance in the movie. She is known for her beautiful long, tan legs and her height, as she stands at 5 feet 10 inches tall. Padukone has revealed some of her diet and exercise secrets that have been so important in maintaining her gorgeous appearance.
Deepika understands that the key to beauty and fitness begins with a healthy diet. She enjoys beginning her day with a glass of fresh orange juice to remove toxic materials from her body and maintain a beautiful facial glow. Padukone eats a very balanced diet with carbs and proteins and makes sure to get a great mix of fruits and vegetables. While she does not have regular facials, Deepika sticks to a daily skincare regimen of cleansing, toning and moisturizing. She strongly believes that healthy skin requires mild cleansing for which a gentle cleanser is very important.
Fitness is extremely important to Padukone. As the daughter of a former badminton player, Padukone grew up playing the sport, which allowed her to have an athletic body all her life. The Bollywood actress has recently started doing yoga to help with flexibility, strength and posture. She enjoys going to the gym for an intense cardiovascular workout and light strength training as well.
Katina Kaif is a Britist Indian Bollywood actress known for her breathtaking beauty. Kaif has been voted Sexiest Asian woman in the world by Eastern Eye in 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011. Her first real taste of success came in 2007 in the movie Namastey London in which she starred along with Akshay Kumar. Katrina strongly believes in a healthy mind and healthy diet and this has allowed her maintain her perfect figure. She completes yoga regularly to enhance her mental well-being, strength and posture. Kaif participates in intense exercises, including iso-planks, gymnastics, swimming and running.
Kaif is a Bollywood actress who follows a strict diet to maintain her appearance and figure. Her diet includes fruits, green salads, vegetables and grilled fish. She avoids starches and prefers hard boiled vegetables. If Katrina does get hungry, she prefers to snack on fruits instead of fattening chips or fries. She drinks four glasses of water to start her morning and prefers brown bread with peanut butter or egg whites for breakfast. Kaif's beautiful looks can be attributed to great genetics, of course, but also to her macrobiotic diet, which is rich in fiber and carbohydrates. This diet controls her weight and acts as an anti-agining food supply.
Priyanka Chopra is one of the hottest and most popular Bollywood actresses today. Men throughout the world are incredibly attracted to her beauty and women attempt to emulate her fashion sense and fitness routine. Before starting her career as a Bollywood actress, Chopra was a model and earned worldwide fame by winning the Miss World title in 2000. Throughout the course of her career, she has earned four Filmfare awards and a National Film Award for best actress.
As for her routine, Chopra is a major believer in the CMT approach: Cleanse, moisturize and tone. She recently revealed through Twitter that she switches between such lotions as as Clinique's Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion and richer ones like Clarin's Hydraquench Cream. In order to keep her skin fresh and flowing, Priyanka drinks a good deal of water and takes multi-vitamins. She tries to avoid heavy meals and loves raw vegetables such as carrots. She is strictly on a no cheese, no butter diet that is high in fiber. According to Chopra, if you eat right, you feel right. She also enjoy coconut water and can have some any time throughout the day.
Priyanka frequents the gym four times a week to tone her body. She feels very lucky to be a Bollywood actress since Bollywood movies are all musicals, which requires a lot of dancing. All this dancing has helped Priyanka maintain such a beautiful figure.
Bipasha Basu is a drop dead gorgeous Bollywood actress who had a very successful modeling career before entering the film industry. Her debut film Ajnabee in 2001 won her Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut. Bipasha's sexiest role came in 2003 in the erotic thriller Jism where she plays the role of a cunning gold digger. She has been nominated for Filmfare Best Actress Award, Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award, and Filmfare Award for Best Performance in a Negative Role.
As far as her diet is concerned, Basu eats six small meals throughout the day at regular intervals. A typical breakfast for her consists of six egg whites, skimmed milk and fruits. Bipasha eats lunch at 1 PM sharp and typically enjoys green vegetables along with grilled chicken and fish as well as traditional Indian items. Basu snacks on tea and biscuits around 5 PM. For dinner, she enjoys grilled chicken or fish with vegetables. Bipasha believes in the importance of beauty sleep and attempts to get around 8 hours of sleep every night. She drinks 10 glasses of water throughout the day to maintain healthy skin that glows.
Bipasha exercises at least four times a week with each workout lasting a minimum of one hour. She enjoys intense cardiovascular exercise as well as light strength training to maintain her toned and athletic body.
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