32 Bollywood Celebrities Without Makeup: Unbelievable Photos

You won’t believe your eyes when you see the no-makeup looks of these Bollywood celebs.

Written by Esha Saxena, MA (Mass Communication & Media Studies)
Edited by Madhumati Chowdhury, MA (English Literature)  • 

Have you ever wondered how celebrities manage to look “on-point” at all times? There must have been more than one instance where we’ve all been awestruck by the glitz and glamor of Bollywood and its actresses. However, we often forget that Indian actresses are human too and without their army of makeup artists and hair stylists and photoshop, they may end up looking like the average girl-next-door. Seeing these bollywood actresses without makeup, makes us realize that nobody’s perfect and we also tend to see more humility and emotion when they go bare. If you were ever curious about how these actresses look when bare-faced, then read on!

Bollywood Actresses Without Makeup Pictures

Here are the top 32 unbelievable photos of (Hindi) celebrities without makeup.

1. Deepika Padukone

Deepika Padukone is one of the most popular Indian celebrities in the world. The Bollywood actress looks just as stunning without makeup in her casual, undone demeanor. Of course, her fab factor goes all the way up when she takes the time to get all dolled-up. But just look how effortlessly pretty she is!

For more pictures, see Deepika Padukone No Makeup Looks.

2. Nargis Fakhri

Bollywood Actress Nargis Fakhri without Makeup
Image: nargisfakhri/Instagram

The ‘Rockstar’ actress Nargis Fakhri has a certain charm to her face, and she looks even prettier au naturel. Also, her pouty lips make her all the more attractive.

3. Anushka Sharma

Bollywood Actress Anushka Sharma Without Makeup
Image: anushkasharma/Instagram

Besides her acting, Anuskha Sharma is known for her glowing, flawless complexion. She needs little to no makeup to look fabulous. This Bollywood heroine’s vibrant persona only adds to her beauty.

4. Karishma Kapoor

Can’t stop crushing over this Bollywood actress? Us too! Karishma is a classic beauty. Although the light eyes and flawless complexion run in the family, she’s got her own charisma that shines through. Makeup or no makeup, she looks amazing.

5. Priyanka Chopra

Priyanka Chopra has gone international, and she’s winning hearts all over! She looks so chic and pretty even without an ounce of makeup with her trademark features.

6. Alia Bhatt

Bollywood Actress Alia Bhatt Without Makeup
Image: Instagram @aliaabhatt

There is always a buzz about Alia Bhatt in Bollywood news.The young starlet is also active on Instagram, posting stories with her bare face. We can’t get over how pretty she simply is. We’ve seen her all natural in her movie ‘Highway’ and she looked beautiful. She’s got a million dollar smile, and those dimples are to die for!

7. Yami Gautam

The Fair and Lovely girl perhaps doesn’t need the cream. She’s just as attractive without makeup – rather a little more. So fresh-faced and simple!

8. Parineeti Chopra

The bubbly Parineeti Chopra has gradually paved her way onto the top in Bollywood. She’s never been afraid to go makeup free on social media, and we love her confidence!

9. Sonam Kapoor

Sonam Kapoor has charmed us with her beautiful smile and her great sense of fashion. She stands out even with an unvarnished face, and she’s all set to woo when she’s dressed up. Way to go!

10. Shraddha Kapoor

The ‘Aashiqui 2’ actress took the industry by storm with her innocent doll face. She is super active on Facebook live when she’s just relaxing at home in pajamas and no makeup – a big thumbs up to her for being comfortable in her own skin. Look at how gorgeous she looks!

11. Katrina Kaif

Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif with and without makeup
Image: Instagram @katrinakaif

Kat is a superstar mainly because of her persona. She looks like she was just born to be pretty and she does a rather great job at it. With or without makeup, she’s always rocking!

12. Kalki Koechlin

The very talented Kalki has never been big on makeup or glamorizing herself. She’s so focused on doing an excellent job at acting that she mostly just dresses up for events and her roles. She’s got a hint of the French features which make her oh-SO-attractive!

13. Rani Mukherjee

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Our very own Bengali girl, Rani Mukherjee has made major contributions to Bollywood with her work. Her dusky complexion and her beautiful hazel eyes have made her irreplaceable – she’s got her very own magic. Without makeup, she looks like any ordinary woman – but that’s not a bad thing, is it? Because her pure beauty, when unadorned with makeup, is goals.

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During the 2018 Indian Film Festival in Melbourne, Rani Mukherjee mentioned how the Tamil veteran actor, Kamal Haasan, wanted her to be without makeup for the “Hey Ram” shooting.

14. Jacqueline Fernandez

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Image: Instagram @jacquelienefernandez

The Sri Lankan actress has now established herself in Bollywood with her acting and dancing. She is gorgeous even without makeup, and it makes us realize that even celebrities are unpretentious and have their flaws.

15. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

Ash is considered to be one of the most beautiful women in the world, and we can see why. She has this inherent, authentic star quality and the most enchanting eyes ever! Makeup or sans makeup, she looks bewitchingly beautiful.

16. Kareena Kapoor Khan

She stole our hearts when she played the innocent, bubbly girl in Jab We Met. Kareena Kapoor is one of those celebrities who is known to look like an angel even when unembellished with makeup. Bebo practices yoga and maintains a healthy lifestyle, and she’s got it in her genes!

17. Shruti Hassan

The talented actress is known for her pristine-beauty. Even without makeup, she always seems so confident and comfortable in her own skin and that’s amazing. She keeps it minimal, and her beautiful features are so evident at all times.

18. Sonakshi Sinha

Image: Instagram

Sonakshi Sinha is one of those actresses who has worked hard to achieve her fitness goals and we are so happy for her. She posts a lot of selfies on instagram where she has no makeup on, and they’re all very pretty.

19. Kriti Sanon

The new girl in B-town, Kriti Sanon is breath-taking even without makeup. She looks so simple and modest in her all natural selfies. She has come a long way and is now one among the most popular young actresses in Bollywood.

20. Bipasha Basu

Bollywood actress Bipasha Basu with and without makeup
Image: Instagram @bipashabasu

The dusky Bipasha Basu is gifted with unique features. She looks fabulous without any makeup on. She also went bare-faced for her role in the movie Aakrosh. However, when she does glam up, she does not fail to impress!

21. Neha Dhupia

Bollywood Actress Neha Dhupia Without Makeup
Image: nehadhupia/Instagram

Even though Neha looks quite different without makeup, she’s still a total stunner. She is the winner of the Femina Miss India (2002) title and we can see why!

22. Athiya Shetty

Bollywood actress Athiya Shetty with and without makeup
Image: Instagram @athiyashetty

The new girl – Athiya Shetty is often spotted sans makeup. She shares her post-workout selfies on Instagram and flaunts her natural self, which is wonderful! She is gifted with a glowing complexion.

23. Shweta Tripathi

The super-talented Masaan actress has been a part of some really great films like Haraamkhor. She has lovely features that are only further defined with makeup but nonetheless, she looks delightful all the time!

24. Kangana Ranaut

Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut with and without makeup
Image: Instagram @kanganaranaut

The Queen actress is bold and self-assured. She does a great job at whatever she takes up. Although we see quite some difference in her with makeup, she’s got her very own distinctive look that stands out from everyone else!

25. Vidya Balan

Bollywood actress Vidya Balan with and without makeup
Image: Instagram @balanvidya

We’ve seen Vidya Balan in so many avatars and she always looks like herself – beautiful! We’ve seen her as a superstar in ‘Dirty Picture’ and as the average woman in ‘Kahaani’ (for which she literally only wore kajal) and she has never failed to amaze us with her acting skills.

26. Taapsee Pannu

The actress was widely appreciated for her recent role in the movie Pink. She looks great without makeup and even when she wears makeup she likes to remain low-key and soft with it. She was seen with her bare face in several films, one of them being Pink.

protip_icon Did You Know?
Taapsee Pannu sported a no-makeup look to portray a refugee character in the National Award-winning film, “Ghazi,” in 2017.

27. Aditi Rao Hydari

The gorgeous South-Indian beauty is known for her flawless complexion. She belongs to two royal lineages and looks exquisite when she dresses up. Even in her no-makeup, bedtime selfie, she looks just as pretty!

28. Ileana D’Cruz

Bollywood Beauty Ileana D’Cruz No Makeup Picture
Image: ileana_official/Instagram

Ileana D’cruz has one of the prettiest smiles we’ve come across. She looks super adorable posing for a selfie without any makeup on and braids in her hair. With makeup, she looks great too with all her features defined and highlighted. But we do sort of prefer the no-makeup look a little more on Ileana! She’s a natural beauty.

29. Diana Penty

Bollywood Actress Diana Penty Without Makeup
Image: Shutterstock dianapenty/Instagram

With just about a couple of films under her belt, she has still established a good place for herself because of her simple and fresh girl-next-door looks. She has great skin and beautiful hair. She does look amazing without any makeup on. Don’t you agree?

30. Disha Patani

Image: Instagram @Disha Patani

The MS Dhoni actress literally stole our hearts with her role in the film and her beautiful smile. She looks so fresh and chirpy, and we can’t get over it! She has not even a speck of makeup on, and she still manages to look like that! Bravo, girl!

31. Tabu

Tabu with and without makeup
Image: @tabutiful

Tabu is unarguably one of the ageless, elegant beauties of the B-town! Her usual makeup looks are quite subtle, just highlighting her expressive eyes and tinting her full lips, which befits the poignant roles she plays. Even without makeup on, her raw, lively beauty is clearly something that very few are gifted with.

32. Vaani Kapoor

Within a decade into her acting career, Vaani Kapoor has stolen countless hearts with her sophisticated personality and dimpled smile. Her physical proportions make her an outstanding model. The rare glimpses into her off-camera look through sporadic social media posts prove that she is just as breathtakingly gorgeous with no makeup on.

So that was 30 of our Bollywood actresses without makeup. Beauty is not defined by your makeup or appearance but as a part of the glamor industry, it’s simply a small part of these actresses’ lives to glam up. All of them are beautiful on-screen and IRL (in real life) as well!

Infographic: Top 10 Bollywood Actresses Who Flaunted Their Natural Looks In Movies

Now that you’ve seen all these no-makeup photos, we’re sure you are short of arguments to deny the natural beauty of these actresses. Some of these actresses have such an appealing face that they were unhesitatingly cast to play roles in movies that required minimal makeup looks.

Scroll down for an infographic showing some of these actresses flaunting their natural beauty confidently on camera.

top 10 bollywood actresses who flaunted their natural looks in movies (infographic)

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This was our list of 30 Bollywood celebrities without makeup. Celebrities belong to the show business, so makeup becomes an absolute necessity for them. And being in that industry comes with the pressure of looking flawless all the time. However, these images prove that even celebrities are not afraid of embracing their flaws and natural look. Makeup is an art that can transform your looks. However, that should never stop you from embracing your natural beauty. So, take inspiration from the article and confidently flaunt your natural skin.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are there any Bollywood celebrities that don’t wear makeup?

All Bollywood actresses wear makeup. But they also like to flaunt their no-makeup look sometimes.

Who is natural beauty in Bollywood?

Beauty is a subjective concept. All Bollywood actresses are naturally gorgeous. However, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Katrina Kaif, and Yami Gautam can be considered some of the most naturally beautiful Bollywood actresses.

Is it common for Bollywood actresses to wear makeup all the time?

No one can wear makeup all the time. Bollywood actresses are in a kind of profession that requires them to be presentable most of the time, therefore, they wear makeup. However, nowadays we are seeing actresses getting more comfortable in their skin and flaunting no-makeup looks more often.

Do these actresses receive criticism for going without makeup?

Bollywood actresses are written about in a number of print and virtual media and they are often criticized for their outfits and makeup. However, fortunately, as we are becoming aware as a society, we are appreciating them for their natural beauty.


Want to find out what your favorite Bollywood divas look like with no makeup? Check out this video for the behind-the-scenes look of these actresses!
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