B-Town's plastic surgeries and their disastrous results

Feb 06, 2014, 12:55 IST | Shakti Shetty

As Anushka Sharma's swollen lips as seen on 'Koffee With Karan' are creating ripples, we list actors who have apparently undergone cosmetic surgeries and then paid a heavy price for it

Unlike Hollywood that is open about its brush with the big bad world of sex, drugs, surgeries gone wrong and debauched choices and lifestyles, Bollywood loves to keep its stories under wraps. But every once in a while, there’s news that creates more than just ripples.

Anushka Sharma fuller lips
Anushka Sharma

The recent rumours of actress Anushka Sharma's swollen lips as seen on a talk show goes to show that Bollywood might not be as immune to botched cosmetic surgeries as it wants us to believe.

We point out a few other actresses who have apparently undergone cosmetic surgeries and then paid a heavy price for it.

Shilpa ShettyShilpa Shetty
She is one of the few actresses who openly admitted to the getting a cosmetic surgery. When her nose job went wrong, she went in for another one to undo the damage. The second round, however, had better results.

Koena Mitra
Koena Mitra

This model-turned-actress is the poster woman for everything that can possibly go wrong with corrective surgeries, especially for someone from the industry. She reportedly went for rhinoplasty but the surgery didn’t help, instead it bent her features out of shape. But she was brave enough to talk about the same.

Rakshi Sawant
Rakhi Sawant
Undoubtedly a drama queen, she once cheekily stated that a doctor gives you all that God fails to. This comment was made apparently after she had undergone surgeries to correct her nose and accentuate her lips.

Minissha Lamba
Minnisha Lamba

Making a confident debut with Yahaan nine years ago, she eventually is said to have fallen to the trap of wanting to look better. She is rumoured to have gone for a nose job that didn’t help at all.

Hollywood's horror stories

Courtney Love
Courtney Love
has been open about her repeated trysts with cosmetic surgery and how little they have worked for her.

Tara Reid
Tara Reid
used to be that cute girl from American Pie, before she went under the knife. Of late, she is making news for wrong reasons.

Joan Rivers
The self-styled queen of comedy, Joan Rivers, started experimenting with cosmetic surgery in 1965 and hasn’t stopped since then. The result is there for everyone to see.

Melanie Griffith
Over the years, Melanie Griffith has been receiving a lot of flak from her fans for having given in to cosmetic temptations.

Mickey Rourke
Mickey Rourke
revealed that he didn’t mess up — his plastic surgeon did. The actor, who suffered facial injuries owing to his boxing stint, claims to be a victim of a reconstruction surgery that went wrong.

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