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Risk Takers: Red Carpet Edition.

A couple of celebrities stepped out of the same-old-same-old and took some major risks at the Mumbai premiere of Slumdog Millionaire. Genelia D'Souza and Soniya Mehra were successful ... Sushmita Sen, was so not!

Soniya took a risk with a dress that was both short and involved major skin show. However, she pulled it off with what is becoming her trademark breezy style. Plus it does help that her youthfulness and body kindly permit her to go all short and cut-out all at once. Warning: Poonam Dhillon, this would not work on you! The bold blue and black color blocking had an eye-catching effect. And her heels were fantastic! Everything else was minimalist, but those heels...were perfect statement pieces.





















Genelia, another young starlet, took a risk with an unforgivingly tight mini-dress. Like Soniya, she has the body to make it work. You're only young once, right? Also love the sleek pony. When done right, the humble ponytail can be red carpet-worthy. She added a pop of color to her otherwise black/white ensemble in the form of her slightly-too-big red clutch. Chandelier earrings would have dressed up her look a little more. Is it just me, or are her heels slightly big on her? Not sure how she managed to walk around without losing a shoe.





















Sushmita's big risk was going full-on metallic with her dress. Other than her as always fab hair and makeup, Ms. Sen's risk didn't quite pay off. She looked like someone uncrumbled a ball of aluminum foil and crafted a gown for her.

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