Bollywood inspires fashion on the street, at weddings and even in the bedroom.
From chic to comfy and hip to hot, there’s no dearth of stylish sleepwear whenever a character is ready to catch their beauty sleep.
Ritu Nandal tells us how to rock night clothes, Hindi filum style.
Veere Di Wedding
The girl gang of Kareena Kapoor, Sonam Kapoor, Swara Bhaskar and Shikha Talsania is slumber party ready in their colour-coordinated, silk night suits ranging from stylish to sexy.
Student of the Year
The spoilt rich kids of Karan Johar’s fancy fantasy college in Student of the Year don strictly designer fare. Be it on campus or hostel corridors.
The A to Z of Bollywood night wear in one picture.
Bachna Ae Haseeno
Queen of horror movies and slinky night wear, Bipasha Basu keeps it consistently smouldering in her glamorous satin gowns whether she’s in the mood for romance or reprimanding.
Karishma Tanna turns on the heat wearing a lacey pink babydoll nightdress for her cameo in Sanju.
Dil To Pagal Hai
Madhuri Dixit embodies the quintessential Yash Chopra dream in a pretty white nightie in anticipation of her Prince Charming.
Kajol knows it too well. Sweet dreams for Bollywood heroines are made of seductive, satin night gowns.
The fashionista puts comfort first in her cosy tee and pajama combo while chilling about in her pretty bed chambers in and as Aisha.
As does Deepika Padukone sporting a snug chequered night suit while doodling on comics in a luminously lit scene of Tamasha.
Judgementall Hai Kya
The printed pajama party continues in Kangana Ranaut’s cheerful choice for night clothes.
Aur Pyar Ho Gaya
Burdened by the expectations to appear hot all the time, we rarely see the cutesy night shirt on the Hindi film heroine. But Aishwarya Rai, in her Bollywood debut, gives us no reason to complain.
Which comic book buff wouldn’t like to lounge around like Ranveer Singh in a cool Deadpool dressing gown?
Har Dil Jo Pyar Karega
Rani Mukerji and Preity Zinta are an adorable picture of girl bonding in their matchy-matchy silk sleep shirts, hair bands et al.
When not in sleeping beauty mode, the Bollywood leading lady steps out to sulk looking like a vision in her pristine, pastel night gown, a la Dimple Kapadia in Saagar.
Andaz Apna Apna
There’s no way we are leaving out the goofy Yeh Raat Aur Yeh Doori track in Andaz Apna Apna, which pays hilarious ode to retro night wear in Salman Khan and Aamir Khan’s silly night suits and Raveena Tandon and Karisma Kapoor’s pastel, frilly gowns.