The red dress effect: 16 B-town actresses spot in their best dresses and gowns in red

By Anit Jyothi George
Updated On Jun 18, 2019

Bollywood actresses in red dresses. Who wear it best?

Red is closely associated with the powerful fashion. Red is so fundamental, relating to our primeval, emphasizing its own dignity. Red symbolizes power, revolution, danger, passion, love sex, excitement, fashion and lot more. 

Give it a break for other colours. In fashion, red effortlessly grabs the spotlight. Bollywood celebrities have often been spotted in their red outfits, taking fashion to a new level. We've carefully picked the best red dress effect from Bollywood. be it a traditional wear, or a western outfit. these celebrity red dresses will surely make you feel inspired. That's not all, the camera just loves it! 

1. Kangana Ranaut

Kangana Ranaut in red gown

This is one of her killing looks ever. Kangana, who is known for her impeccable fashion sense, has kicked off 2018 in a bright red mermaid gown from Dolce & Gabbana. The actress has made a striking appearance on Karan Johar's TV reality show 'India’s Next Superstar’. The floor length gown was further accentuated by her side-parted soft curls.

Red fit and flare dress for women

Athena Red Lace Maxi Dress
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Rs. 2495 | Rs. 1472

2. Katrina Kaif

Katrina Kaif in red gown

While attending the third edition of L'Oreal Paris Femina Women Awards 2014, Katrina Kaif wore an elegant Atsu Sekhose gown. She looked fabulous as ever in this red gown. Her red glossy lips, sleek pony, and gold tinted studs complemented her took. And, it's hard to keep eyes off the gorgeous Katrina Kaif.

Red fit and flare dress for women

Inddus Silk Long Maxi Dress
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Rs. 3,799 | Rs. 1,619

3. Deepika Padukone

Deepika Padukone in red dress

Trust me, Deepika Padukone can make her own fashion statement in whatever she wears. The actress never fails to please her audience. She appeared in a red midi shirt dress from Shift's winter 2015 collection during the Coca-Cola event. Deepika wore Christian Louboutin pumps with her red shirt dress. Red lips and ponytail completed her look.

Red fit and flare dress for women

Marie Claire Red Solid Shirt Dress
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Rs. 2099 | Rs. 839

4. Priyanka Chopra 

Priyanka Chopra in red gown

Quantico star Priyanka Chopra appeared in a sizzling red gown at the 68th Emmy Awards 2016 in Los Angeles. She wore a Jason Wu gown at the event. With her radiant smile and red hot lips, the actress just nailed the red carpet look. She looked like a princess and could not stop swirling it to show off the layers of the gown. 

5. Alia Bhatt 

Alia Bhatt in a little red dress

The young charming Alia Bhatt can ace any look, no doubt. The Raazi actress keeps experimenting with her dresses. She was spotted in a red little dress at the 2017 Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards show in Mumbai. Her red dress was picked from the house of Gauri and Nainika. Her messy top bun hairstyle, strappy sandals, and minimal makeup completed her look.

Zink London Red Self Pattern Off Shoulder

STREET 9 Red Lace Layered Fit & Flare Dress
40% OFF | 
Rs. 1899 | Rs. 1139

6. Kareen Kapoor 

Kareena Kapoor in red dress

The dazzling diva of Bollywood carries herself elegantly as always. Her style in a red lace dress did not fail to impress her fan followers. The Dolce & Gabbana midi dress was we-fitted on her body. She opted gold earrings and black strappy sandals. Her ponytail looked sleek and classy. 

Red fit and flare dress for women

HiQueen Lace Cocktail Club Bodycon Pencil Dress
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Rs. 5701 | Rs. 1629

7. Jacqueline Fernandez

Jacqueline Fernandez in red dress

The Race 3 actress donned herself in a beautiful red dress while attending the Body Shop event. Her classy avatar further amped up her style sense. The stylist Tanya Ghavri picked her ensemble from Lola by Suman B. Jacqueline accessorized a pair of gold earrings. With her loose curly hair and ankle-strap heels, the actress appeared dramatically hot. 

FabAlley  Maroon Solid Maxi Dress

FabAlley Maroon Solid Maxi Dress
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Rs. 2650 | Rs. 1855

8. Sonakshi Sinha

Sonakhsi Sinha in red dress

Sonakshi gave a breathtaking look for an episode of 'Nach Baliye', appeared drop dead gorgeous in a red embroidered dress by Rajat Tangri. The low-high appliquéd dress was paired with matching tie-up sandals and matching lips. Her hair was left open with soft curls. Her statement ring was another attraction. 

Red fit and flare dress for women

bebe Red Self Design Fit and Flare Dress
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Rs. 6599 | Rs. 3959

9. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

Aishwarya Rain in red gown

The former Miss World just wowed the Cannes red carpet in 2017 in a red ruffled Ralph & Russo gown. The actress looked like a fairy queen in this strapless ensemble. Its torso was embellished with stones. Her berry toned lips, loose curls, heavily lined eyes and statement earrings gave her a ravishing look.   

Red fit and flare dress for women

Harpa Red Solid Maxi Dress
65% OFF |
Rs. 1999 | Rs. 699

10. Anushka Sharma

Anushka Sharma in red gown

Anushka looked so elegant in a royal red gown at the IIFA Awards 2015. Designed by Gauri & Nainika, the figure-hugging gown embraced her body perfectly. Its long trail flowed down, and she carried it gracefully. Side-parted loose hair, red lips and minimal jewellery labelled her as the symbol of sophistication. 


11. Yami Gautam

Yami Gautam in red dress

The Kaabil actress was spotted in a red jumpsuit at the special screening of Fukrey Returns. Her spectacular red outfit was paired with strappy sandals. She appeared simple with less makeup and loose hair. 

12. Sonam Kapoor

Sonam Kapoor in red dress

Sonam gave a fabulous appearance in 2012 at Cannes. She wore a strapless red Dolce & Gabbana velvet dress for her final public appearance there. The actress was styled by her sister Rhea Kapoor. Her hair was styled like a Greek Goddess. 

13. Kalki Koechlin

Kalki Koechlin in red gown

The most talented and charming Kalki Koechlin walked on the ramp in a red gown during the prestigious India International Jewellery Week 2014. Kalki was showcasing Preeti Jain’s sensational collection called 'Amour' at the event. Wearing an elaborate necklace with matching earrings and kada, the gorgeous Kalki was the show-stopper. 

14. Shraddha Kapoor

Shraddha Kapoor in red gown

Usually considered as the 'girl-next-door', the beautiful Shraddha Kapoor is a style icon for many. She appeared in a Manish Malhotra red ensemble, which brought her a lot of attention and appreciation. Shraddha was one of the guests at the Lakme Fashion Week Winter Festive 2015. She was looking extremely gorgeous in this off-ramp maxi gown.


15. Parineeti Chopra

Parineeti Chopra in red dress

After losing oodles of weight, PC's little sister Parineeti Chopra conquered the fashion industry with drastic style improvements. She looked fabulous in a red number by Anita Dongre. With a plunging neckline, the Indo-western blended ensemble was further enhanced with gotta-patti embroidery.

Zink London Red Self Pattern Off Shoulder

Sera Red Printed Fit and Flare Dress
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Rs. 2994 | Rs. 1497

16. Kriti Sanon

Kriti Sanon in red gown

In a Swapnil Shinde red gown, Kriti Sanon appeared sexy and gorgeous during the Star Screen Awards 2016. The center-parted straight hair, striking red lips and her statement earrings made her look ravishing. 

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