Today is Halloween and while I refuse to dress up as anything other than A Woman Who Has Worn Leggings and the Same Sweatshirt For the Past 72 Hours this year, next year I’m definitely contemplating being Karisma Kapoor in the Bollywood classic Dil To Pagal Hai.
I’m honestly surprised that more people haven’t done this?! There are so many looks (one might even say LEWKS) that happen in just this one song alone and that is just in 6 minutes and 30 seconds of the movie.
While doing a dance performance on stage, Kapoor manages to sport not one, but SIX outfit changes, including five different hairstyles. This is a realistic premise in Bollywood and that is why I love Bollywood.
Here are Karisma’s best lewks (and good Halloween costume inspo) below.
LEWK 1: Very much what I imagine provocative teens will dress like when we all have to move to Mars one day.
LEWK 2: This is what happens when you insist the outfit that fit you in the 3rd grade is something you can still squeeze into.
LEWK 3: I can’t tell if this is supposed to be futuristic or retro??? Or maybe we wear the same things in the future as we did in the past.
LEWK 4: This looks like the aerobics class from hell where the hot girl always wears an outfit that cannot be comfortable but still looks great in it.
LEWK 5: The only way I enter a room.
Bonus: The Perfect Couple’s Costume
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