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In Bollywood and other Indian film Industries, there are several actresses who are breaking stereotypes by making bold moves. Actresses such as Priyanka Chopra, Deepika Padukone, Taapsee Pannu among others have broken several stereotypes and raised the bar. These wonder women are redefined women’s identity in the Indian cinema.
We list down 10 Bollywood actresses who we believe own the “Warrior” tag.
Since her debut, Deepika Padukone has contributed wonderfully to Bollywood. With her marvellous acting skill and beauty, she has been able to carve a niche for herself in Bollywood as well as Hollywood.
With Period movies like Padmavati and Bajirao Mastani, Romantic movies like Om Shanti Om, Tamasha and Bachna Ae Haseeno, she has enchanted everyone. Deepika’s outstanding performance in the Hollywood film ‘XXX: The Return of the Xander Cage’ is unforgettable. Known as be the “Undisputed Queen of Bollywood”, Deepika owns the title of “Warrior”.
Priyanka Chopra Jonas
Miss World 2000 Pageant winner, Priyanka Chopra has acted in several bollywood and hollywood movies after her debut in Andaaz in 2003. She has acted in period drama Bajirao Mastani, biopic Mary Kom as well as romantic movies Mujhse Shadi Karogi. Our global desi girl is currently ruling the entire world with her talent. She has worked in a lot of Hollywood movies and series including Quantico.
Chopra has received several awards and nominations, including a National Film Award and 5 Filmfare Awards. In 2016, the Government of India honoured her with the Padma Shri. Same year Time magazine named her one of the 100 most influential people in the world.
One of the unorthodox actress of the Indian film industry, Radhika Apte is Known for her fine acting chops and bold films. She is associated with Bollywood as well as netflix and features in their series. Radhika has played some mind boggling roles including nude scenes in Parched. She is always a treat to watch on-screen.
Her leading roles in the 2016 independent films Phobia and Parched earned her a lot of acclaim. Her supporting work in three of her films including the thriller Badlapur, comedy movie Hunterrr, and the biographical film Manjhi – The Mountain Man was appreciated widely.
Alia Bhatt has crafted a niche for herself on her own talent rather than family name. She has been playing variety of roles since her debut in Student Of The Year. She is one the actresses who has never been in controversy. Despite of her being immensely talented, she always prefers to live life normally.
Alia has received Filmfare awards for her performance in Highway and Udta Punjab. She has charmed everyone with her role of a Spy in Raazi.
Like Radhika Apte, Taapsee is also one the unorthodox actress in Indian film industry. With her brilliant acting chops and badass attitude, she becomes a commendable actress. With movies like Naam Shabana, Pink and Manmarziyan she has created a place for her in Bollywood on her own. She has also acted in few other movies in Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam industry.
Taapsee justifies the “Warrior” tag.
With her latest release Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi and movies like Queen, Tanu Weds Manu, Kangana Ranaut has proved that she is the rebel queen of unorthodox acting. Her outstanding acting skills and badass attitude make her the ‘Queen’ of Bollywood. She never thinks twice before before speaking her heart out. She often remains in headlines for her statements.
The National Award winning actress has always challenged the male-dominated Bollywood industry by her women-centric movies and unorthodox style. She has been one of the top model prior to her acting debut.