Timepieces to Watch Out for in Celeb Circles

These were the exceptional timepieces that shone bright on the wrists of our favourite celebs from the world of films and cricket
Timepieces to Watch Out for in Celeb Circles
February 14, 2023
Timepieces to Watch Out for in Celeb Circles

Salman Khan

Salman Khan is one of the most popular actors in India. With the release of Maine Pyar Kiya in 1989, Khan became an overnight sensation in Bollywood. Over the past three decades or so, he has delivered a host of Bollywood blockbusters that helped him attain superstardom. Dabangg (2010), Bodyguard (2011), Ek Tha Tiger (2012), Bajrangi Bhaijaan (2015) and Sultan (2016) are among his most memorable films. He is also a film producer and a television personality to reckon with. 

Recently, he was seen wearing: 


Rolex SA is a celebrated Swiss watch designer and manufacturer, based in Geneva, Switzerland. The company has British origins, as it was founded in London in 1905 as Wilsdorf and Davis by Hans Wilsdorf and Alfred Davis. The company then went on to register Rolex as the brand name for its watches in 1908. 

The first GMT-Master SARU made its unexpected debut in 1986. Since its introduction, the SARU has evolved significantly. Twenty years after the original SARU was launched, a new era of the GMT-Master began with the unveiling of the GMT-Master II. 

Specs: The 18 ct rose gold case is 40 mm in diameter with a glare-proof sapphire crystal, a monobloc middle case, a screw-down caseback and a winding crown. It comes with a gem-set bezel that features 23 diamonds, 18 rubies and 18 sapphires, set in the much-loved Rolex Pepsi design, while the lugs sport 76 brilliant diamonds. The dial is a diamond pave set with index hour markers, a date window at 3 o'clock and rose gold Mercedes hands. The 126755SARU movement is powered by the self-winding 3186 Calibre, which has date functionality, an additional 24-hour hand and a power reserve of 50 hours. The case is paired with a rose gold oyster bracelet that has a centre link bedecked with diamonds and a fold-over clasp. It has a water resistance of 100 metres.


Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao Jr, popularly known as Jr NTR, is an award-winning Indian actor and television personality. He is the grandson of legendary actor, filmmaker and politician NT Rama Rao. Primarily known for his formidable body of work in Telugu cinema, Jr. NTR is one of the stars in SS Rajamouli’s globally acclaimed blockbuster, RRR.

He was spotted wearing: 



Founded in 2001 by Dominique Guenat and Richard Mille, both of whom worked in the watch industry, Richard Mille is a Swiss luxury timepiece brand, based in Les Breuleux, Switzerland. As Rob Melville, McLaren Automotive’s Design Director, once put it, Richard Mille watches are like 'racing machines on the wrist' and hence, the two brands are ideal partners.

WATCH SPECIFICATIONS: It is 48.25 mm in height, 41.80 mm in width and 14.15 mm in thickness. The case is made from Grade 5 titanium, stainless steel and Carbon TPT with sapphire crystals front and caseback. The watch is powered by Calibre CRMT4, in-house and automatic, beating at around 28,800 vibrations/hour. There are 37 jewels — 30.48 mm x 35.35 mm x 6.81 mm. The watch has a 50-hour power reserve. Other functions and features include hours, minutes, seconds, tourbillon, a large date window, a power reserve indication and a function selector (neutral, winding, hand setting). It offers a water resistance of up to 50 metres.

Shah Rukh Khan

Shah Rukh Khan has once again made Box Office history with his recent release, Pathaan. Known as ‘King Khan’ and ‘Badshah of Bollywood’, SRK started out in the entertainment industry with appearances in a few TV series in the late 1980s and then went on to make his Bollywood debut in 1992 with the film, Deewana. Over the years, he has essayed several iconic roles, including the anti-hero ones that catapulted him to superstardom.  

He was spotted wearing: 


Audemars Piguet Holding SA was founded by Jules Louis Audemars and Edward Auguste Piguet in the Vallée de Joux in 1875. Unveiled in 1972, the Royal Oak became the first luxury steel sports watch, created by one of the greatest designers of the twentieth century, Gérald Genta.

WATCH SPECIFICATIONS: The watch sports a blue ceramic case,  glare-proof sapphire crystal and caseback, along with a screw-locked crown. The 41-mm watch has a thicknesses 9.5 mm. The blue dial has a ‘Grande Tapisserie’ pattern. There are blue counters, white gold applied hour markers and Royal Oak hands with luminescent coating, along with a blue inner bezel. Functions include Perpetual Calendar featuring week indication, day, date, astronomical moon, month, leap year, hours and minutes. It is powered by Calibre 5134 and has a power reserve of 40 hours. The blue ceramic bracelet has an AP folding clasp in blackened polished steel. The watch is water resistant for up to 20 metres.

Sonam Kapoor Ahuja

Sonam Kapoor Ahuja is a popular actor in the Indian film industry. She embarked on her celluloid journey with a stint as an assistant director for filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 2005 film, Black. She received a Special Mention at the 64th National Film Awards for her performance in the critically acclaimed film, Neerja. She is adored by her fans for her immaculate sense of fashion.

She was seen wearing: 


Cartier is a French luxury goods conglomerate that was established way back in 1847. Apparently, the collection in question has its origins in the Swinging Sixties. It was introduced in late 1967. The watch is said to have been inspired by none other than Salvador Dali, the world-renowned surrealist artist. However, exact details about the origin of the watch are still hard to come by. The modern version of the Crash was released in 1991, in a limited edition of 300 pieces. The watch was an instant success with Cartier collectors.

WATCH SPECIFICATIONS: All modern versions are signed with ‘Paris’ on the dials and the back of the cases. The 18 ct pink gold case has dimensions measuring 38 mm X 23 mm. Sporting a white dial, the watch has a manual winding movement function. The time-only watch has an 18 ct pink gold Cartier deployant buckle.

KL Rahul

KL Rahul is regarded as one of the top-rated opening batsmen in the world of cricket. He plays for Karnataka in domestic cricket and is the captain of the IPL team, Lucknow Super Giants. He is a right-handed batsman as well as a wicket-keeper.

He was seen wearing: 


Patek Philippe SA is a Swiss luxury watch and clock manufacturer, located in the Canton of Geneva and Vallée de Joux. Set up in 1839, the brand is named after two of its founders, Antoni Patek and Adrien Philippe. However, from 1932 onwards, the company has been owned by the Stern family of Switzerland. Upon a request from the company in 1976, the Nautilus was designed by Gérald Genta.

WATCH SPECIFICATIONS: The watch has a silver-tone stainless steel case with a silver-tone stainless steel bracelet. There is a fixed silver-tone stainless steel bezel. The blue dial has silver-tone hands and index hour markers. Minute markers can be found around the outer rim. Functions include moon phase, date, hour, minute, small second and power reserve indicator. The dial type is analog. With luminescent hands and markers, the watch has a date display at 7 o'clock. There are date, moon-phase, small second, power reserve subdials. The watch is powered by the Patek Philippe Calibre 240 PS IRM C LU Automatic movement, comprising 29 jewels, composed of 265 parts, beating at 21600 vph. It has a power reserve of approximately 48 hours. Also, the watch gets a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal, along with a fluted crown, a transparent caseback and a deployment clasp. Sporting an oval shape, the case is 40 mm in size. The water resistance is up to 60 metres.