Esha Deol's bikini act: There were two sole factors for the surprise success of Dhoom in the year 2004: bikes and bikini of Esha Deol. It was a closely guarded secret that Esha Deol would don a bikini for Dhoom. And in the middle of the movie, from the waters comes a scorching hot Esha Deol with a washboard belly in a sizzling bikini. The camera ogled at her as the goddess emerged wet and bold. Simply superb stuff. Though the exposure was not outrageous, the surprise element of the the bikini in Dhoom created waves in the sea and ripples in the box office.