Behind the scenes: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan puts on THAT purple lipstick

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
  • Updated: May 17, 2016 20:07 IST
Aishwarya Rai Bachhan prepares for yet another stunning appearance at the Cannes red carpet. (Instagram/charlottewillermakeup)

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is celebrating her fifteenth year dazzling the Cannes Film Festival and we still can’t get enough of her. Here, we bring to you a few pictures of her preparing for her much-talked-about appearances that have sent everyone into a tizzy.

Through this one-and-a-half decade, we have seen her charm, bewilder and shock us with her fashion choices. But whatever be her look, she has always been a darling of the shutterbugs and no stranger to making headlines.

See: 30 unforgettable outfits Aishwarya Rai wore at Cannes in last 15 years

This year, the 42-year-old actor is promoting cosmetic giant L’Oreal and her upcoming film Sarbjit at the French Riviera. Predictably, her edgy red carpet appearances, most notably her purple lips, have received a divisive reaction on social media.

At her most memorable Cannes appearances this year, we saw her in a close-fitted Ali Younes beaded cape couture gown with turquoise eye shadow and middle-part waves, a red ruffled gown from New York-based designer Naeem Khan, a blush pink gown from Elie Saab’s Fall 2014 couture collection, and a bardot Rami Kadi dress adorned with delicate applique work and (the now infamous) purple lips.

As the actor juggles compliments, trolls and raised eyebrows, we give you a sneak peek into what it takes for one of the most beautiful women in the world to stun the fashion police and aficionados alike.

The former beauty queen looks every bit adorable waiting, in two pigtails, to get her makeup done. (Instagram/charlottewillermakeup)

Well-defined eyes, the mouth painted scarlet, Aish prepares to slay, and oh so beautifully. (Instagram/charlottewillermakeup)

She doesn’t say, she shows why she is widely touted as one of the most beautiful women to have walked the planet. (Instagram/charlottewillermakeup)

She wore the bardot Rami Kadi dress adorned with delicate applique work and purple lipstick on Sunday for attending the From The Land Of The Moon premiere. (Instagram/charlottewillermakeup)

It is no easy task to give a diva her perfect look. (Instagram/charlottewillermakeup)

Only if eyes could kill. (Instagram/charlottewillermakeup)

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