In pictures: 45 Bollywood actresses in their sexiest bikini avatar
Alia Bhatt is seen donning a pink bikini in 'Shaandaar'. The actress said she worked very hard to get her body into perfect shape for the scene. Pic/YouTube
Anushka Sharma was a stunner in 'Badmaash Company'
Deepika Padukone wore an orange bikini in 'Cocktail'
Kareena Kapoor had to become size zero to get into this lime green bikini in 'Tashan'
Shraddha Kapoor has donned a bikini on screen for the first time in 'Baaghi'. The actress called it a 'beautiful experience' and hopes people will compliment her for her new avatar
The other being Kangna Ranaut's white bikini catwalk
Ameesha Patel wore a bikini in 'Race 2', and has also posed in bold avatars for endorsements. Pic/ Santa Banta
Amrita Arora showed off her toned body in a purple bikini in 'Kambakkht Ishq'. Pic/Santa Banta
Bipasha Basu had little trouble slipping into a yellow bikini for 'Dhoom 2'
Jacqueline Fernandez made sure she made heads turn right from her debut in 'Jaane Kahan Se Aayi Hai'
Aditi Rao Hydari flaunts her curves in a red bikini in Akshay Kumar's film 'Boss'
Lisa Haydon's bikini appearance in 'Rascals' was one of the few memorable things about the film. Pic/Santa Banta
Priyanka Chopra fit into a bikini without any hassle in 'Dostana'
Lara Dutta's perfect curves were the best thing about the otherwise lacklustre 'Blue'
In 'Double Dhamaal', Mallika Sherawat did what she is best in doing, she flaunted her body in an orange bikini
Sonal Chauhan was seen in a red-hot bikini in the horror thriller '3G', opposite Neil Nitin Mukesh
Sonam Kapoor raised the oomph factor by donning a bikini for the first time on-screen for her upcoming film 'Bewakoofiyaan' which stars Ayushmann Khurrana and Rishi Kapoor
Malaika Arora Khan dazzled as she shot for a magazine cover in a black bikini. Pic/Santa Banta
Newcomer Sashaa Agha who made her Bollywood debut in 'Aurangzeb' sizzled in a black bikini in one of the scenes from the film
Ex-Bigg Boss contestant Claudia Ciesla, who also appeared in the Balma song in 'Khiladi 786', poses in a yellow two-piece bikini
Mugdha Godse looked stunning in a white bikini in 'Help'
Tena Desae: A model of a popular swimsuit calendar, Tena was not averse to the idea of wearing a bikini. So, before Sonal Chauhan could hit the Fijian waters in a red two-piece, Tena did it by sporting a blue and black bikini in 'Table No.21'. She was seen romancing Rajeev Khandelwal in the song Mann mera, a love song. It was Tenas' bikini that provided some much needed pre-publicity to a small film. The good part is people liked her overall performance
Shruti Hassan donned a bikini in her very first Hindi movie, 'Luck'
Minissha Lamba will best be remembered for this appearance of hers in 'Kidnap'
This is Sarah Jane Dias in 'Kya Super Kool Hai Hum'. Pic/Santa Banta
A bikini-clad Shilpa Shetty raised temperatures in 'Dostana'
Puja Gupta: Former Miss India Universe and Bollywood actress Puja Gupta holds the distinction of sporting two-pieces in all her three films. She sizzled in a red bikini in her debut film 'F.A.L.T.U' opposite Jackie Bhagnani. She repeated the act with a blue bikini in Saif Ali KhanÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂs production 'Go Goa Gone' which had the boysÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ in the film in a tizzy. She completed the hat-trick with a leopard print swimsuit in 'Shortcut Romeo' where she was paired with Neil Nitin Mukesh.Her lovey-dovey scenes in the bikini were the highlight of an otherwise bore film. Last heard, she wants to take a break from repeating the bikini act in her upcoming projects
Kim Sharma looked stunning when she posed in a two-piece for a magazine cover some years back. Pic/Santa Banta
For someone who is comfortable posing nude, wearing a bikini is no big deal for Poonam Pandey. There are reports that she might be seen in one in her debut film Nasha
Sunny Leone raised the temperature wearing a red bikini in 'Jism 2'. Pic/ Santa Banta
Amrita Rao shed her girl-next-door image by wearing the skimpy outfit in 'Shortkut'
Soha Ali Khan doned a navy blue two-piece in the film 'Mr Joe B Carvalho' following the footsteps of mother Sharmila Tagore, who flaunted a bikini in 'An Evening In Paris'
Sherlyn Chopra has been seen in the two-piece on numerous occasions
Aditi Rao Hydari appeared in a spicy avatar on the cover of a popular magazine. Pic/Santa Banta
The bold Veena Malik also posed in a bikini for a magazine cover. Pic/Santa Banta
Sai Tamhankar sizzled in a bikini in the Marathi film 'No Entry Pudhe Dhoka Aahe'
Payal Rohatgi had no qualms posing in a two-piece for a magazine cover. Pic/Santa Banta
Prince actress Neeru Bajwa went bold by appearing in a bikini for magazine cover. Pic/Santa Banta
Dia Mirza appeared on a magazine cover wearing a bikini a couple of years back. Pic/ Santa Banta
'Babuji' girl Yana Gupta was pretty comfortable posing in a two-piece
Zeenat Aman pulled it off with elan in 'Qurbani'
When Sharmila Tagore appeared in this blue swimsuit in 'An Evening in Paris', she shocked a lot of people. But such was her charm and on-screen charisma that it didn't look vulgar at all
Mandakini, the blue-eyed beauty, is seen in a bikini in the 1989 film 'Na-Insaafi'
In a little-known film 'Yeh Nazdeekiyan', which released in 1982, Parveen Babi dared to do what few actresses in her time would have done. She made an appearance in a swimsuit and she was dazzling as ever
Mumtaz donned the outfit for the 1972 film 'Apradh'