20 Popular Bollywood Actresses Without Makeup 2023

Everybody looks fab with a full face of makeup, but the real thing is that you look equally as beautiful on days when you ditch your usual beauty routine. This can be a bit hard to believe but it’s 100 percent true. It’s about damn time you say goodbye to your insecurities and love and embrace your natural self.

Some of the top Bollywood actresses are currently leading the no-makeup movement from the front. The sans makeup pictures of the stars are proof of that. For those of you who are unaware, let us share with you, that the This Girl Is On Fire singer Alicia Keys pioneered this movement to encourage people to appreciate their appearance without makeup. Read on to catch a glimpse of Bollywood actresses without makeup.

Take a look at the top 20 Bollywood actresses without makeup

1. Alia Bhatt

In the last couple of years, this Bollywood beauty has managed to climb the ladder of success and make her place in the entertainment world. Alia Bhatt made her Bollywood debut in Indian filmmaker Karan Johar’s teen film Student of the Year which was released in the year 2010. She is a natural beauty and doesn’t need makeup to look pretty.

If you will scroll through her Instagram feed, you will find many pictures of the Brahmāstra: Part One – Shiva star sans makeup. She is stunning with or without makeup. The Ed-a-Mamma founder has quite a huge fan following on Instagram. As of this moment, she has more than 75 million followers on the social media platform. In this sun-kissed selfie, she can be seen flaunting her flawless natural skin.

2. Anushka Sharma

Anushka Sharma is one of the leading actresses in Bollywood. This talented actress made her Bollywood debut with the 2008 film Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi opposite Shah Rukh Khan. The fans love her not only for her acting performances but also for her straightforward nature and bubbly personality.

Throughout her acting career, the former producer has starred in several Hindi movies like Jab Tak Hai Jaan, Band Baaja Baaraat, Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, Sui Dhaaga, and many more. She is blessed with natural beauty and doesn’t need to put layers of makeup on her face to enhance her beauty. She is beautiful even when she is not wearing makeup.

3. Deepika Padukone

The Pathaan star Deepika Padukone has always been a stunner on the screen and she has gained immense popularity over the years. The people love and admire her due to her acting talent as well as jaw-dropping beauty. She made her Bollywood debut opposite Shah Rukh Khan in the romantic film Om Shanti Om which saw the light of day in 2007.

The Live Love Laugh Foundation founder is a true beauty with or without makeup. Her charming smile is enough to lighten up the day of her 72.9 million followers on Instagram. Apart from her acting career, she has also stepped into the beauty industry. She just launched her skincare brand 82°E.

4. Kareena Kapoor Khan

Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor comes from a family of actors. She is the daughter of actors Randhir Kapoor and Babita. She is well-known for playing a variety of different roles in Hindi films from rom-coms to crime dramas. She has appeared in many hit movies such as Jab We Met, Udta Punjab, Veere Di Wedding, Good Newwz, Singham Returns, 3 Idiots, Bajrangi Bhaijaan, etc.

Kareena popularly known as ‘Bebo’ loves to embrace her natural beauty. In the past, the mom of two has been photographed by the paparazzi while showing off her no-makeup looks. She can effortlessly pull off any look. The Laal Singh Chaddha actress shared this no-makeup selfie of herself on Instagram. “Because eye-shadow is too mainstream! 💁🏻‍♀️,” she wrote in the caption of the post.

5. Katrina Kaif

British beauty Katrina Kaif has been working in the Bollywood industry since her debut in the year 2003. Her hardwork and sheer dedication helped her to achieve stardom. Up until now, she has appeared in several successful movies such as Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani, Raajneeti, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, Ek Tha Tiger, Dhoom 3, and Bang Bang!. 

The Kay Beauty founder is pretty comfortable in her own skin and we must say, she looks even more gorgeous when she is wearing no makeup. In the past, she has been spotted out and about in public rocking sans makeup looks on many occasions like movie screenings, business meetings, and more.

6. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

Ladies and gentlemen, put your hands up for Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. She is one of the best Bollywood actresses of all time. This green-eyed beauty is the winner of the Miss World 1994 pageant. Soon after her big win, she began to pursue a career in acting. She made her acting debut in Mani Ratnam’s 1997 Tamil film Iruvar.

Her first big hit was the Tamil romantic drama Jeans (1998). She gained wider attention after the release of romantic dramas Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam (1999) and Devdas (2002). Aishwarya has had a successful career in both acting as well as modeling. She is one of the most beautiful women in the world. She is stunning with or without makeup.

7. Priyanka Chopra

Priyanka Chopra is an actress and producer. She won the Miss World pageant in the year 2000. Post her win, she decided to join the Indian film industry. The global star made her acting debut with the Tamil film Thamizhan which came out in 2002. Soon after, she starred in her first Bollywood film named The Hero: Love Story of a Spy.

After enjoying immense success in Bollywood, the Mary Kom star stepped into Hollywood. She signed a talent holding deal with ABC Studios and later on, she was cast in the American thriller series Quantico. She was recently seen in the movie The White Tiger. She is confident with or without makeup.

8. Sonam Kapoor

Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor can rock any look with or without makeup. She is always in the headlines due to her impeccable sense of fashion and style. She is the daughter of prolific actor Anil Kapoor. She made her acting debut in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s romantic drama Saawariya which fell flat at the box office. Some of her biggest hits are as follows: Bhaag Milkha Bhaag and Sanju. 

Sonam’s confidence and boldness make her even more charming and attractive. In this sans makeup picture, the Neerja star can be spotted looking cute in a black top and a pair of black glasses. For the outing, she let her hair down. The picture taken by the paps showed her with a big smile on her face.

9. Parineeti Chopra

We have another Chopra on our list and it’s none other than Parineeti Chopra. This Bollywood actress made her acting debut with the 2011 romantic comedy Ladies vs Ricky Bahl. During the early years of her career, she starred in movies such as Ishaqzaade (2012), Shuddh Desi Romance (2013), and Hasee Toh Phasee (2014). She is blessed with glowing skin and she often shares fresh-face selfies of herself with her 40 million Insta family.

10. Madhuri Dixit Nen

Madhuri Dixit aka ‘Dhak Dhak girl’ of Indian cinema is one of the most popular actresses in Bollywood. She ruled the Hindi cinema during the 1990s. As of this moment, she has starred in more than 70 films which is a big deal in itself. She is the epitome of beauty and doesn’t require even a drop of makeup to enhance her physical appearance. She was last seen in the Netflix web series The Fame Game.

11. Rekha

Legendary actress and evergreen beauty Rekha made her screen debut in 1970 with a movie titled Sawan Bhadon. At the moment, she is 69 years old. Age ain’t nothing but just a number for this superstar. People from all generations love her because of her acting talent, charm, and personality.

The real name of Rekha is Bhanurekha Ganesan. She is mostly snapped with a full face of makeup. Although, there are many sans makeup pictures of the Umrao Jaan star floating on various social media platforms. She is pretty as a picture. She is gorgeous with or without makeup.

12. Kangana Ranaut

Kangana Ranaut is always in the limelight due to her bold opinions and controversial statements. She is best noted for portraying the roles of strong-willed, unconventional women in female-led films. She made her film debut in the 2006 romantic thriller film Gangster. Then, she appeared in films like Lamhe…(2006), Life in a… Metro (2007), Fashion (2008), Raaz: The Mystery Continues (2009), and Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai (2010).

The Tanu Weds Manu: Returns actress is originally from Himachal Pradesh and she looks pretty with or without makeup on her face. With utmost dedication and sincerity, this Pahadi beauty has won the hearts of the people. In addition to this, she has also won many accolades and awards. She is a four-time National Award-winning actress.

13. Kajol

Kajol who is the daughter of Tanuja and Shomu Mukherjee has been entertaining her fans since the early 1990s. She is one of the most successful actresses in Hindi Cinema. She made her acting debut with the 1992 film Bekhudi. She has appeared in many hit films like Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995) and Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998), and Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham… (2001).

The My Name is Khan actress’ big beautiful eyes, great aura, and charming personality make her a fan-favorite. She is gorgeous with or without makeup. In the sans makeup picture, she can be seen rocking a grey sweatshirt and a pair of red glasses. On the other hand, when we talk about her hairdo, she let her hair loose.

14. Vidya Balan

Bollywood actress Vidya Balan started her acting career at a very young age. Her first acting role came in the 1995 sitcom Hum Paanch. From there on, she didn’t look and went on to star in many Hindi films like Paa (2009), the black comedy Ishqiya (2010), No One Killed Jessica (2011), and Kahaani (2012).

Balan loves to wear sarees. She is often spotted at events and even parties in traditional attires. She proudly shows off her traditional ensembles. The simplicity and genuineness of this Bollywood actress make her stunning, irrespective of whether she is wearing any makeup or not.

15. Bipasha Basu

Bengali Beauty Bipasha Basu began her career as a model. Soon after, she made her acting debut in the 2001 mystery thriller Ajnabee. She is a pro at flaunting no-makeup looks. In this sans makeup picture, the Dhoom 2 star can be seen smiling while rocking a no-makeup look like a diva.

16. Shilpa Shetty

Shilpa Shetty, the fitness queen of Bollywood has turned 47 years old but she has maintained herself by doing meditation and yoga. She has even inspired many people to focus on their fitness and be the better version of themselves. The Main Khiladi Tu Anari star is beautiful even when she is not wearing makeup.

17. Shraddha Kapoor

Shraddha Kapoor, the daughter of the veteran actor Shakti Kapoor started her acting career with a small role in the 2010 heist film Teen Patti. Her charming beauty and gentle behavior are some of the reasons why people love her. The Aashiqui 2 actress is beautiful inside and out.


18. Preity Zinta

Preity Zinta is a Bollywood actress who shot to fame in the early 2000s. Her charming smile has won the hearts of many people. Apart from being an actress, she is also an entrepreneur and the co-owner of the IPL team Punjab Kings since the year 2008. Here’s a picture of her looking stunning in a sans makeup look.

19. Rani Mukherjee

Rani Mukerji is one of the most talented actresses in Bollywood. She started her career by starring in her father Ram Mukherjee’s Bengali-language film Biyer Phool when she was just a teenager. In this no-makeup picture, you can see the flawless skin of the Bunty Aur Babli actress.

20. Sushmita Sen

This beauty queen needs no introduction, as her accomplishments and career say it all! Sushmita Sen became the first Indian to make her country India proud by winning the 1994 Miss Universe pageant. She has acted in many films and featured on the cover of popular magazines. Here she can be seen rocking a no-makeup look.


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