• Aishwarya Rai BachchanTwitter
  • Bipasha BasuTwitter
  • Deepika PadukoneTwitter
  • Sushmita SenFacebook
  • Anushka SharmaScreenshot/Youtube
  • Katrina KaifScreenshot/Youtube

Glamorous divas of Bollywood add charm to the film industry and old pictures of the gorgeous actresses always light up their fans' faces.

From Aishwarya Rai to Deepika Padukone, the leading ladies of Bollywood started off as models and later shifted to the film industry.

Here are some of the divas whose old modelling photos will prove they have always been charming:

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan started modelling at a very young age. The diva also made India proud by winning the Miss World crown in 1994 and is hailed by several media outlets as the "most beautiful woman in the world".

Bipasha Basu

Bipasha Basu's modelling career successfully began after she won the Godrej Cinthol Supermodel contest and the Ford Models Supermodel of the World contest in 1996. She started her career in modelling at the age of fifteen.

Deepika Padukone

Deepika Padukone used to work as a child model and in her tenth grade she changed her career from badminton to modelling. She was popularly known as the girl from Kingfisher calendar.

Sushmita Sen

The first Indian woman to win the Miss Universe crown, Sushmita Sen is bold, beautiful and sassy. Despite her military background, she chose to make a career in the Indian film industry after winning the title in 1994.

Anushka Sharma

Anushka Sharma also has an army background. She moved to Mumbai after graduation to pursue her modelling career. She, who never had any aspirations of being an actress, began modelling at the Lakme Fashion Week.

Katrina Kaif

Katrina Kaif entered the world of modelling as a teenager and became successful even after moving to India.

Check out the above slideshow of some old modelling pictures of the divas of Bollywood.

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