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Mark Zuckerberg in a sherwani, Princess Diana in a salwar kameez: 20 photos of foreign celebrities who looked stunning in traditional Indian attire

From tennis stars Williams sisters to British PM Cameron's wife, these celebs carried the 'desi' look perfectly!

Updated:October 27, 2014, 1:46 PM IST
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Mark Zuckerberg in a sherwani, Princess Diana in a salwar kameez: 20 photos of foreign celebrities who looked stunning in traditional Indian attire
From tennis stars Williams sisters to British PM Cameron's wife, these celebs carried the 'desi' look perfectly!
Supermodel Naomi Campbell may have donned several looks in her entire career but her appearance in gorgeous Indian saris always makes heads turn. There are many other Hollywood celebrities, sportspersons and politicians who have carried the Indian look surprisingly well.

The Williams sisters have won a number of tournaments across the world but they also won hearts when they showed up in rich and colourful saris at the WTA Bangalore Open Championship. Australian cricketer Brett Lee has shown his fondness for India by singing a duet with the legendary Asha Bhonsle and even launched a clothing line in India.

Not just supermodels and sportpersons, even British Prime Minister David Cameron's wife Samantha Cameron draped a beautiful burgundy sari on the occasion of Diwali. Here are 20 foreign celebrities who completely rocked the 'desi' look.
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Tennis players Serena Williams (7-L) and her sister Venus Williams (5-R) of the US pose in traditional Indian Sarees along with Jelena Jankovich(4-R) of Serbia and other tennis players during a function on the eve of the WTA Bangalore Open Championship 2008 in Bangalore late March 2, 2008. AFP PHOTO/STR/Getty Images

Mark Zuckerberg in Indian attire with wife Priscilla Chan on his first visit to India.

LONAVALA, INDIA – NOVEMBER 19: Former ‘Baywatch’ star Pamela Anderson on the sets of the reality show Bigg Boss 4 at Lonavala, in India. Anderson was a wild card entry as a celebrity guest in the 4th season of ‘Big Boss’. (Photo by Yogen Shah/India Today Group/Getty Images)

Ashley Judd, YouthAIDS Global Ambassador, at the YouthAIDS Gala: Faces of India at the Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner on November 2, 2007 in Mclean, VA. (Photo by Paul Morigi/WireImage)

British model and actress Elizabeth Hurley poses for a photo with her son Damian Hurley during the inauguration of the Breast Cancer Awareness campaign, in Mumbai on October 23, 2008. Hurley, the spokesmodel for Estee Lauder’s Breast Cancer awareness campaign was in Mumbai to illuminate the Taj Mahal Palace and tower in pink lights on October 23, in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month. AFP PHOTO/ Pal PILLAI/Getty Images

Alyssa Milano during The Concert for Bangladesh Revisted with George Harrison and Friends Documentary Gala – Arrivals in Burbank, California, United States. (Photo by SGranitz/WireImage)

BOMBAY, INDIA – MARCH 28: Supermodel Naomi Campbell walks the runway at the Mai Mumbai show at Lakme India Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2009 at Grand Hyatt on March 28, 2009 in Bombay, India (Photo by Chirag Wakaskar/WireImage)

JAIPUR, INDIA – JANUARY 22: Talk show host Oprah Winfrey interacts with the audience during the session ‘Oprah in Jaipur’ at Jaipur Literature Festival on January 22, 2012.(Photo by Purushottam Diwakar/India Today Group/Getty Images)

LONAVALA, INDIA: Russian tennis player Anna Kournikova, dressed in a traditional Indian saree poses for photographers before addressing a press conference at the Amby Valley resort in Lonavala, some 180 kms Northeast of Bombay,14 November 2003. AFP PHOTO/Sebastian D’SOUZA/Getty Images

Princess Diana in the Indian salwar kameez on her visit to India. Courtesy: Getty Images

BANGALORE, INDIA – OCTOBER 17: (L-R) Michael Haysman, Harsha Bhogle, Gautam Bhimani, Sunil Gavaskar and Henry Olonga from the ESPN Star sports commentary team pose for a photograph during the Airtel Champions League Twenty20 cricket match between RC Bangalore v Delhi Daredevils at Chinnaswamy Stadium on October 17, 2009 in Bangalore, India. (Photo by Daniel Berehulak – GCV/GCV via Getty Images)

Brett Lee launched his clothing line in India and even walked the ramp for a fashion show in India.
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Snoop Dogg was seen in Indian attire with a sherwani and a turban while shooting for the song ‘Singh is Kinng’.

Ashton Kutcher and pregnant fiancee Mila Kunis were dressed in traditional Indian attire at a friend’s wedding at the Borgo Egnazia Resort in Savelletri di Fasano, Italy. Kutcher, 36, sported an aqua blue embroidered kurta teamed up with a white dhoti.
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‘New Girl’ TV star Max Greenfield wore the traditional Indian attire including a turban and a sherwani for an episode in the show.
Picture Courtesy: Imgur

Hollywood actor Ben Kingsley visited Taj Mahal with his wife Daniela Lavender in December. Getty Images

Cricketer Michael Clarke and his wife Kyly Boldy wearing traditional Indian clothing.
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Cricket commentators dressed in traditional Indian clothing.

British Prime Minister David Cameron’s wife Samantha Cameron wore a burgundy sari for Diwali.

Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago Kamla Persad-Bissessar SC, third from left, with members of her Government dressed in traditional Indian wear during the sitting of the House of Representatives on the occasion of Indian Arrival Day 2014.

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