From Ananya Panday to Priyanka Chopra Jonas: 5 Bollywood divas who inspired us to cut our hair short

While traditionally, long locks have been associated with feminine beauty, this notion is unquestionably outdated. Several leading ladies from Bollywood have repeatedly swayed us to bid farewell to our long tresses in favor of chic and edgy shorter styles. The latest celebrity to join this trendsetting crew is none other than Priyanka Chopra Jonas.

Icons of Bollywood flaunting their short hairstyles
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Priyanka Chopra Jonas

At the prestigious Bvlgari Aeterna event in Italy, the international star PeeCee stunned everyone with her new bob cut. On social media, she revealed that the haircut was a conscious decision to complement her exquisite Serpenti Aeterna necklace adorned with 140-carat diamonds.

Anne Hathaway and Priyanka Chopra Jonas at the Bvlgari event
Anne Hathaway and Priyanka Chopra Jonas at the Bvlgari event

Kriti Sanon

Right after completing the shoot for Teri Baaton Mein Aisa Uljha Jiya, Kriti Sanon embraced a fresh haircut. Flaunting short, wavy locks on social media, she quipped, “Chopping my hair felt almost as refreshing as adopting a brand new character for my next movie Crew.”

Yami Gautam Dhar

In preparation for her role as the undercover RAW agent Pallavi Sharma in the film Uri: The Surgical Strike (2019), Yami Gautam Dhar opted for a significant hair makeover. This change suited her role perfectly and added an adorable charm to her look.

Sara Ali Khan

While enjoying her 2023 holiday in London, Sara Ali Khan revealed her latest hairstyle through social media, introducing us to her chic and stylish short hair. True to her form, she owned the new look with confidence.

Ananya Panday

Ananya Panday initially went for the chop during the promotional rounds for her movie Liger back in 2022. Her straight locks took on a trendy, classy look. Embodying the character Ahana in Kho Gaye Hum Kahan (2023), she continued to provide us with short hairstyle inspiration, sporting a curly short hairdo.

Ananya Panday rocks short hair
Ananya Panday rocking her short hair

Do these style transformations tempt you to schedule a hair appointment?


    Mahima Pandey, a journalist at HT City, regards connecting the entertainment sector with the audience as a rewarding venture. A Bollywood enthusiast attuned to current movies, fashion dynamics, and industry buzz, she pens articles worth your read. …view detail

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