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Golden Globes Hit and Miss

First and foremost, congratulations to the cast and crew of Slumdog Millionaire for bringing home four awards at Sunday's Golden Globes! Now, on to task of seeing how our Bollywood celebs fared at the red carpet! Let's start with our heroine, Freida Pinto. The young starlet has literally flown through a whirlwind of premieres, launches and promotional events connected with her film, and she has survived the barrage of media appearances with much grace and a varied selection of dresses. For the Golden Globes, she wore a Christian Lacroix Haute Couture gown which she accessorized with a Judith Leiber clutch. While the color of the gown looked fantastic, I was not taken by the detailing on the gown itself. The gown was underwhelming as more of a wrinkled mess than anything else.

As far as King Khan, he was thisclose to pulling off a breezy appearance at the GGs, however that sequined black tie tucked inside his unbuttoned shirt is a mystery to me. It is reminiscent of his look in Don, however I don't think Mumbai mafioso/tapori was necessarily an appropriate look for the evening.

In so far as SRK's look was a near hit, Gauri was radiant! Her silver sari was classy and understated, her skin was matte, and her makeup, refined (no oddly pale pink lipstick in sight). Her Judith Leiber clutch and chandelier earrings were a lovely touch.








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Anonymous said…
Someone over at my blog was bemoaning the lack of SRK red carpet photos, and here you have one :-) I will put a link to it.

Loving your blog, desipolitan (and your name!) :)
desipolitan said…
Thank you, Memsaab! :)

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