Does being dusky spell sexy too? We think it does. Here is a look at some of the most exotic women in Bollywood.
Bipasha Basu: The perfect body, the looks and her poise, this is perhaps what makes Bipasha Basu one of those special people in tinsel town. She has everything going in her favour. Her career graph is looking good, so are her modeling commitments and personal life.
Kajol: Considered as one of the best actresses in Bollywood, Kajol ruled the box office for years. This light-eyed actress has often set style trends - be it her tomboyish look in 'Kuch Kuch Hota Hai' or her A-line frocks in 'DDLJ'
Malaika Arora: Sizzling hot Malaika can make any outfit look gorgeous! She's known for her short and spicy numbers on-screen and off the screen. This model -turned - actress sure knows how to balance her work and home.
Reema Sen: This glamorous Bengali beauty Reema Sen made her debut in the Telegu movie 'Chitram' and hasn't looked back since. Considered by everyone as a pretty woman, she has a steady fan following among the Tamil movie goers.
Tanushree Dutta: From being a top model to a good actress, Tanushree Dutta has come a long way. She is one of those actresses who has been bold on screen, and off it too.
Priyanka Chopra: She is friendly and cute, bold and beautiful. Priyanka Chopra is one of those actresses who strives hard for perfection. 2008 was her year, and by the look of things, this year will be good for her too.
Lara Dutta: Lara Dutta won the Miss Universe title in 2000 and was also the UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador in 2001. This dusky beauty has made it big in Bollywood too.
Amrita Rao: She shot to fame with a 'Filmfare' best actress debut for her movie 'Ishk Vishk' and has won critical acclaim for the other roles she has done. She is one of the best known faces of Bollywood.
Konkana Sen Sharma: Two time national award winning actress, Konkana Sen Sharma is one name Bollywood can bank on. She is the daughter of actress - director Aparna Sen.
Jiah Khan: Jiah Khan is unconventional. Her first movie, 'Nishabd', was proof enough. She endorses PETA and stands always for a cause.
Neha Dhupia: Former Femina Miss India Neha Dhupia, entered Bollywood like many before her. She is the face for many leading brands too.