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Celebs who aced the bathtub shoot

Our fave tolly stars set the temperature soaring at city hotels for this special t2 shoot

Priyanka Roy (t2 Intern) Published 22.06.21, 11:06 PM

Arpita looks straight out of a fairy tale, posing at Novotel Kolkata Hotel and Residences’s sprawling Presidential suite’s attached bath area. The space designed with a contemporary approach has soothing decor elements like a white chandelier and pebbles spread around the bathtub. A panoramic view of the city from its long glass windows add to the serene and dreamy mood. Roja Paromita Dey has styled Arpita in a red floral outfit from her own label FANUSH by Roja. The organza lehnga and dupatta are digitally printed with large rose motifs and paired with a corset. Accessorised with minimal jewellery from Karishmaz, the floral tiara adds the magical touch. The hair is worn open in soft curls, and the natural make-up look by Aniruddha Chakladar has nude pink eyes smudged outward towards the eyebrows, mascara, blush-on and pink lips.

Raima Sen flaunts a subtle glam look at Hyatt Regency Kolkata’s Regency Executive Suite’s marble bath area that is separated from the suite’s living space. The restful ambience is set up with a jet spa tub surrounded with potted green plants and large glass windows giving a view of the balcony and skyline. Styled by Ankita Banerjee, Raima sports an extended, deep-cut, frilly-sleeved monokini from Miakee by Ayesha Thadani, accessorised minimally with earrings and finger rings by PRIX.TI. Mainak Das’s make-up adds a contemporary touch to the look with bold dramatic eyes, bright red lips and a man bun.


Actress Sauraseni Maitra looks gracefully at ease in this frame at JW Marriott Kolkata’s deluxe suite. The tranquil space done up in tones of white and grey has marble interiors ,Victorian- style bathtub, and large glass windows overlooking the busy Bypass stretch. Styled by Ankita Banerjee, Sauraseni is soft, fresh, and flirty in a polka-dotted off-shoulder monokini minimally accessorised with hoop earrings. Babusona Saha gave Sauraseni brown smokey eyes and nude lips, and Gini Halder gave her a messy topknot.

Prosenjit Chatterjee cuts a happy frame at JW Marriott Kolkata’s deluxe suite. The white marble flooring bath area with Victorian-style bathtub and white patterned walls is a perfect set. Styled by designer Abhishek Dutta, Prosenjit is all fun in a tie-up checkered handwoven red-and-white linen jacket paired with red cropped slim pants and black-and-beige shoes.

Rituparna Sengupta is effortless and poised in this classic bathtub look at ITC Sonar’s private and plush Presidential suite overlooking the hotel’s water gardens. The interiors are spacious and lit with natural light. Rich dark walnut wooden panelling on the walls and parquet flooring dotted with artefacts gives it a contemporary finish.

Actress Paoli Dam looks lovely in this beer spa set-up at Beyzaa Hotel and Suites in Sector V. The bathtub filled with beer and fresh flowers has soothing tea lights placed around the rim and a glass of beer to enjoy on the side. Beyzaa means ‘white’ in Turkish, so the interiors feature a calm colour palette of sea green and white. In sync with the colour palette, stylist Sumit Sinha has styled Paoli’s look in a white custom-made Abhishruti Dutta dress made out of fine lace floral cutwork fabric. Aniruddha Chakladar’s make-up is all about the natural look with nude eyes outlined with a thick eyeliner, strong mascara, blush and bold nude lips.

Pictures: Pabitra Das

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