Abraham wore a three-piece gold and pink ensemble that she accessorized with a matching headpiece and bindi, though revealed to TooFab that she wasn't concerned "at all" about backlash against the look.
"[I] wanted to bring culture to the red carpet," she told the outlet. "I think this will inspire others to embrace new cultures and have good experiences."
The mother to 8-year-old Sophia also added that she felt "freaking amazing, Bollywood and sexy!"
This isn't the first time a celebrity has attracted attention for a Bollywood-inspired ensemble at the event. Selena Gomez was asked to apologize by the Universal Society of Hinduism after wearing a bindi on her forehead during her performance at the 2013 MTV Movie Awards.