Watches are one of the best accessories to take your wrist bling to the next level. Minimalist, classy, chunky, big dials, rose gold, be it any, watches are truly capable of altering your style and reflecting your personality, choice and fashion.
How often have we all been intrigued or amazed by some of the watches sported by celebrities? Happens quite so often, especially if you have a fetish for watches!
What are some of the luxurious watches worn by celebrities in India?
For those who are curious to know which watch brands do Indian celebrities wear, the top ones are Rolex, Franck Muller, Audemars Piguet, Hublot, Richard Mille etc whose price ranges from 10 lacs to 1 crore Indian Rupees.
Our intend of writing this article is not to make you buy a luxury watch, but to introduce you to some of the world’s famous luxury watch brands, why they are being bought by celebrities and a few tips towards the end of this article that no body else will tell you. So let’s go one by one.
Recent snaps of the South Indian actress Nayantara set fire on social media when the couple shared their ‘private jet’ journey to celebrate Vishu. Just as everything about this diva is classy, her new watch has a legacy to talk about.
What makes Nayanthara’s Richard Mille watch more distinct?
Well, It is a debut version of the limited RICHARD MILLE RM 11 ASIA EDITION. The chronograph with extraordinary craftsmanship comes with a ceramic bezel, a unique sandwich tonneau-shaped carbon case, titanium hands, and 3 layers of transparent sub-dials. It costs around $165,000/, which is ₹ 1.2/-cr.
A. R Rahman’s HUBLOT BIGBANG CERAMIC BLUE watch
The Legendary Musician A R Rahman never fails to mesmerize us with his magical notes. We can surely say, he is a man of style from his choice of the timepiece.
Want a closer look?
This swiss watch worn by AR Rahman costs rs: ₹11,50,000/- . It is a stunning piece of marvel with a self-winding movement supporting 42 hours of power reserve. The royal blue alligator strap and ceramic bezel along with stainless steel buckle make it a complete luxury.
Arjun Kapoor’s Yacht Master Watch
With the internet and social media going gaga over the Arjun-Malaika relationship, we are sure many would want to know more about them. But all we know about is the watch Arjun Kapoor wore very recently.
The image features Arjun wearing a Rolex Yacht Master that costs INR 15,94,800 .
Rose gold watches have gained so much of popularity in the last couple of years. Our quest to find the history of rose gold watches brought us to something interesting called ‘Rolesor’
What the heck is Rolesor? In case you are wondering what Rolseor is?
Rolesor is Rolex’s term for the combination of stainless steel with the yellow, white or Everose (pink) 18-carat gold (a patented term, of course). Rolesor made it’s debut in the early 1930s and since then has featured in almost every collection of Rolex. In the Yacht-Master II’s case, Rolesor is there not just on the dial (hour markers, small seconds counter, regatta countdown hand), but on the bezel, crown and the pushers too.
There are four variations of the Yacht-Master II available today: 1) In steel and Everose Gold 2) In Steel 3) In Yellow Gold and 4) In White Gold and Platinum
Mohanlal’s Patek Philippe Aquanaut Travel Time watch
The ‘Complete Actor’ and the superstar of Malayalam film industry, Mohanlal owns a luxurious collection of watches. Featured below is the star in a clean shaven avatar, sporting this ultra classy watch.
Now, its your turn!
Can you see Mohanlal’s watch brand?
The star’s watch is a Hublot Classic Fusion Ceramic Blue Chronograph Watch that costs close to INR 6 lakhs. Well, this is not the end of the game. He also owns a Richard Mille RM 030 Black Night limited edition watch.
Ranveer’s Franck muller vanguard v45 watch
Ranveer is currently shooting for his upcoming film 83. This film will trace India’s historic victory at the 1983 cricket World Cup and Ranveer will be playing the role of the India’s legendary cricket player Kapil Dev.
During the filming of 83 in London, Ranveer Singh posted this picture with Shane Warne, the ‘Spin King’.
A large portion of Ranveer’s fans asked about his watch, a few requesting the watch’s brand name and some even wishing to gift it to them. Lol.
What’s so special about Ranveer’s watch?
Ranveer’s watch is a Franck Muller Vanguard Yachting Chrono Rose Gold & Diamonds – V 45 watch that costs around 40 lacs Indian Rupees.
“Franck Mullers watches are all entirely manufactured in-house beginning with hundreds of technical sheets for all the components, the components are then created, delicately decorated, and perfected before being incorporated into this exceptional movement.”
Emraan Hashmi’s Automatic IWC Portugieser Watch
The latest star on the block to sport one of the elegantly eye-catching timepieces is none other than Bollywood actor Emran Hashmi. He looks inarguably trendy and soigné flaunting the luxurious beauty, an automatic IWC Portugieser. Priced around INR 9.45 lacs, the exquisite self-winding timekeeper comes encased in stainless steel with a black alligator leather strap.
Ajay Devgan is yet another popular star who has a serious collection of premium watches.
So, what premium watches do Ajay Devgan own?
In the featured image, we could spot a Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Off-shore Steel Black Dial watch that costs around INR 19 lacs.
“The Royal Oak Offshore collection has defied established conventions since 1993, giving an ever more sporty, masculine and powerful take on the iconic Royal Oak and its aesthetic codes.”
Anushka Sharma’s Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Jumbo watch
Here is another one from the Royal Oak watch series. Anushka Sharma is definitely one of the top paid actors in Bollywood. And just like her movies, Anushka’s choice of watches reflects her sense of uniqueness. Dressed in this chic yet comfy outfit, this diva’s watch has a price tag that will make your head spin!
Can you spot Anushka’s watch?
Anushka is wearing a Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Jumbo watch that costs INR 42 lacs.
Royal Oak series, since 1993, are owned by many popular celebrities all around the world and is one of the best premium luxury watch brands in the world.
Samantha’s Bvlgari Serpenti Watch
Samantha Akkineni is one of the prettiest and popular actress in Telugu film industry. And if you are her follower on Instagram, you would know thats this fashionista is a fitness freak as well and is often seen sharing workout videos.
“Whether realistic or geometrically abstract, each Serpenti prestige watch is able to wind Bulgari’s hallmarks together: a love of colour, the juxtaposition of materials, innovative artisanal techniques, and a subtle wearability.”
Sanjay Dutt’s Rolex Yatch Master 2 Watch
Here is yet another popular star sporting the Rolex Yacht Master 2 with gold oyster dial. In the featured image, ‘Munnabhai’ star Sanjay Dutt was spotted with his kids, wearing this luxurious timepiece that costs a whopping INR 28 lacs.
Virat Kohli’s Rolex Cosmograph Daytona Watch
Virat Kohli, captain of the Indian national cricket team, is yet another stylish person who loves sporting expensive accessories, especially watches. And this time was spotted wearing a golden Rolex Cosmograph Daytona with a green dial, that is expected to cost approximately INR 21 lacs.
Kajal Aggarwal’s Ballon Bleu De Cartier Rose Gold Watch
If you think its only the male actors who have a pronounced love for watches, then here is South Indian favorite, Kajal Aggarwal to prove you all wrong. Spotted wearing a Ballon Bleu De Cartier watch in rose gold, encrusted with diamonds, costing approximately INR 14 lacs.
Trisha’s Rolex Datejust Stainless Steel and Yellow Gold Black Roman Dial Gold Watch
South Indian star Trisha Krishnan is yet another stylish celebrity sported wearing the luxurious timepiece from Rolex, their Datejust, in a Stainless steel & Yellow gold. Estimated at around INR 8,48,000, this is a classic watch with a Black Roman dial.
Some bonus facts about luxury watches
- Majority of luxury watches are mechanical or automatic and you can only find a very few quartz operated luxury watches.
- Luxury watches need regular service (at least one in five years) to keep it in good condition.
- Some watches have a waiting period when you buy. For example, The cost of Rolex GMT Master 2 in watch boutiques is around 6 lacs which comes with a waiting period up to 5 years. But you can buy the same watch in different stores by paying around 12-15 lacs upfront and get the watch immediately.
- Even if you buy a first copy of a luxury watch, it can be easily identified by people who are used to wearing premium watches. Besides this, you would also not get the feel of wearing a genuine watch.
- The price of some luxury watches increase with time as you keep it for long. However, keep in mind that this is not the case always.