Salman Khan to Akshay Kumar: Sexiest pics of sexiest 40-plus celebs
Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar and Shah Rukh Khan may all be on the wrong side of 40 yet they romance ladies half their age. Yet, one has to give it to them that they take great pains to look the way they do. Some leading men from Bollywood and across the globe who are in their 40s but are drop-dead gorgeous.bollywood Updated: May 20, 2015 22:40 IST
Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar and Shah Rukh Khan may all be on the wrong side of 40 yet they romance ladies half their age. Yet, one has to give it to them that they take great pains to look the way they do. There is, of course, no denying the liberal help they get from smart makeup and camera camouflage. However, it remains, that they are hotties in their 40's.
We look at some leading men from Bollywood and across the globe who are in their 40s but are drop-dead gorgeous. Have fun!Hrithik Roshan
Hrithik Roshan: Greek god of Bollywood
If there's anyone on whom the title of a Greek god rests well, it has to be Hrithik Roshan. That perfectly sculpted body with rippling biceps and taut abdomen will have women dizzy with lust. Add to it, those limpid green eyes, and you have killer combo.
Sex appeal: A hot body with beautiful faceAkshay Kumar
Akshay Kumar: Fitness yogi of Bollywood
No gym-toned, steroids guzzling hunk-hood this -- Akshay Kumar belongs to that legion of men who take fitness to a Zen-like perfection. Lean and athletic is his mantra. This guy's got strength and stamina to boot. No surprises then that he doesn't need a body double for his action sequences.
Sex appeal: athleticism, earthy sense of humour
Shah Rukh Khan
Shah Rukh Khan: Lover boy of Bollywood
Think SRK, think relentless energy. From his rugby act in DDLJ to shirtless avatar in Manwa Laage number from Happy New Year, this guy simply redefines sexiness. Look out for that perfect abs in an orchestrated open-shirted act in Happy New Year.
Sex appeal: athletic build with wit and charm to bootSalman Khan
Salman Khan: Pint-sized dynamite of Bollywood
To him goes the credit of making 'going shirtless' a Bollywood standard now. When our lovable 'Prem' first took off his shirt in Maine Pyar Kiya, girls went crazy. Since then, he has routinely been stripping for the pleasure of his female fans.
Sex appeal: The boy next door who went hunkAamir Khan
Aamir Khan: 'Alien' hunk of Bollywood
His 5'6" size notwithstanding, Aamir Khan too has sported those six pack, but true to his style, it has happened whenever a role has demanded it (PK too needed one; whoever said aliens aren't 'hot-bods'?).
Sex appeal: intelligence, humour and some 'abs-shabs' businessMatt Damon
Matt Damon: Mr Clean of Hollywood
A versatile actor, an activist and a multi-faceted personality--that's Matt Damon for you. You wouldn't call him good-looking (though he was named the Sexiest Man Alive by People magazine in 2007), but such is his charm and wit coupled with his super successful career that Matt Damon makes it to this list with consummate ease.
Sex appeal: Wit, athletic body, talent, activism
Ben Affleck: Surprise package of Hollywood
Of course, he's a good-looking guy. But that's not all. A guy like Ben Affleck has to be a multi-faceted personality. As an Academy Award winner, a successful actor and an activist, he is a complete package. And don't forget he has also dated two very beautiful women -- Gywneth Palthrow and Jennifer Lopez -- and is now married to the gorgeous Jennifer Garner. Says something?
Sex appeal: Good looks, talent, activismDaniel Craig
Daniel Craig: Best James Bond after Sean Connery? (AP)
If you are James Bond, have already starred in three installments and are working on the fourth one, you got to be sexy. As the unromantic yet very masculine James Bond, Daniel is a delight to behold. He may have done other films, but with Casino Royale, Quantum of Solace, Skyfall and soon-to-release Spectre, Daniel is James Bond.
Sex appeal: James Bond - that says it allIrrfan Khan
Irrfan Khan: Global desi of Bollywood. (PTI)
He can hardly be called a looker in the conventional sense. But watch him act, and a range of emotions and images crop up. With his intensity, humour and versatility, Irrfan more than makes up for the 'no-looker' tag.
Sex appeal: Wit, talent, pleasing personalityAjith Kumar 'Thala'
Ajith: Salt 'n pepper and old-school.
He's the leader whom everybody loves. And he is among the most unlikely Tamil 'hero' you can get. With his light brown eyes, fair complexion and salt-and-pepper hair, he could be a 'hero' anywhere in the world. But don't expect rippling muscles and taut abdomen. This is old-school sexiness.
Sex appeal: Just 'Thala'nessZinedine Zidane
Zinedine Zidane: Bald and beautiful. (AFP)
To the soccer brotherhood across the globe, Zinedine Zidane was among the finest footballers of his era. The head butt in the 2006 World Cup brought him in sharp focus to a world beyond football. Of course, he was a hero. You don't bad mouth somebody's mom and get away with it. Bang! But seriously, who was this guy? Lean, quiet, bald by choice and good-looking. His Zen-like calmness otherwise and a fierce midfielder act on the field makes him a perfect hottie.
Sex appeal: Talent and good looksDavid Beckham
David Beckham: The poster-boy of British tabloids. (AP)
The poster boy of British tabloids, David Beckham is certainly in the league of 'hottie at 40' men. A 'beautiful' man, an athletic frame, a colourful bachelor-hood (actually there were some rumours post marriage to Victoria 'Posh' Beckham too, but we'll ignore those) have ensured that he remains a hot property even now.
Sex appeal: Being 'Beckham'