“Acche dikhoge toh zyada bikoge.” That’s cricketer Virender Sehwag’s logic for getting a hair transplant, which cost him Rs 165 per strand for the 4,500 hair follicles transplanted on his head. We asked some commoners to suggest which celebrities should get a hair transplant and figured out how much money would they have to shell out for it:
Akshaye Khanna, 34 (Bollywood actor)
Balding pattern: Receding hairline above the temples.
Approximate cost for the transplant: Rs 7.5 lakh. “He desperately needs a hair transplant, but only on his head. His chest has enough hair already. A better hairstyle may help his fading career,” says Udit Sharma, 23, a businessman.
Amar Singh, 54 (Politician-turned-actor)
Balding pattern: Half bald.
Approximate cost for the transplant: Rs 15 lakh “Since he recently confessed to having plans in Bollywood, a hairstyle like Salman Khan’s in Tere Naam may boost his prospects as an actor,” says Nikhil Gupta, a student.
Omar Abdullah, 39 (Politician)
Balding Pattern: Receding hairline above the temples.
Approximate cost for the transplant: Rs 5 lakh “He’s one of the hottest-looking young politicians we have on the circuit. He would look delectable with more hair on his head,” says Aditi Vij, 24, an insurance company employee. Continue reading Cost of Hair Transplant abroad
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