Bollywood is the home of entertainment to a very large community throughout India, but also has a huge following internationally. The audience are captivated by the professionalism and emotional connections they portray in their films, whether that be through music or dance. Many actors and actresses contribute a huge amount of their time and money into improving the Hindi Film industry, alongside helping out with various activities in acting schools. Helping children achieve their dreams of Bollywood. Many have been crowned with various awards from the Indian government and still to this day help out in anyway they can.
Bollywood’s collection of incredibly talented actors and actresses that have contributed greatly to the success of the industry as a whole. On the other hand, when talking about Bollywood actresses, there are a few common names including Deepika Padukone and Alia Bhatt, that come up due to their hard work and years of experience. Below is a list of those who are currently the most popular and who are well known for their roles. These actresses have worked hard to reach their full potential and are listed in no specific order.
10. Sonam Kapoor
Sonam Kapoor is another amazing woman with incredible acting skills. Sonam Kapoor is the daughter of Anil, who is also a well-known actor in India. In the beginning, Sonam Kapoor began her career as an assistant to Sanjay Leela Bhansali, the director of “Black”, in 2005. This was a breakthrough for her role in a romantic India movie called “Saawariya” in 2007.
9. Shraddha Kapoor
Shraddha Kapoor is not only talented in acting, she is a stunning young woman who is widely known for her attractive physique. Born in 1989, she is young and does not have as much experience in her career like many other Indian actresses. Nonetheless, her popularity does not depend on her years of experience, as she has become so well-known within a very short period of time. Her career kicked off with a small and brief role in “ Teen Patti”. That was the opportunity to let her claim the leading role in “Luv Ka The End” in 2011. However, it wasn’t until her third movie “Aashiqui 2” that her name became recognized widely in the Bollywood entertainment industry.
8. Priyanka Chopra
Along with her famous acting career, Priyanka Chopra is also a very famous singer in India. Because she is so beautiful, Priyanka Chopra was selected to win and perform in the Miss World Pageant 2000. While Priyanka Chopra has a bright future in acting, she truly aspires to be an engineer one day. However, with media pressure to continue acting and singing, she is settled in for a future in the entertainment industry. She continues to succeed in her career and will continue to gain popularity with her fans and audience.
7. Kareena Kapoor
Born in Mumbai in 1980, this veteran has been a presence in Bollywood for nearly two decades. Kareena Kapoor Khan, an actress born in India, appearing in a vast number of Hindi films. She is the daughter of actor Randhir Kapoor and Babita, younger sister of actress Karisma Kapoor. Her upcoming films include, Angrezi Medium and Good News. Kareena Kapoor is a beautiful Indian actress who made her big step to join Bollywood a few years ago. Through her career, Kareena Kapoor has achieved much of her success through her six Filmfare awards. She rocks her talent, she owns the beauty and the captive audience, and she has worked hard to get where she is today and to continue to hold her place in show business.
6. Katrina Kaif
Katrina Kaif Alia Bhatt is another woman who has a big influence when it comes to India’s Bollywood. In addition to her beautiful smile, she possesses a special talent in acting and modeling. So far, this has enabled her to achieve a lot in her career. Similarly to Kareena Kapoor, Katrina Kaif Alia Bhatt is known to be one of the highest-paid Bollywood actresses in this generation. After being so successful in her modeling career, Katrina Kaif took on a few acting roles in a some films until she finally gained major recognition for starring in Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya? and the Namastey London. That was the pivoting point in her acting career, and since then, she has continues to be one of Bollywood’s top stars.
5. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is not only known for her beautiful shape and face, but also her generous heart for social impact. 1994 was a big time in her life and a key turning point, as Aishwarya Rai Bachchan won the Miss World, which was when she was discovered by the public eye. Additionally, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has won many awards including the two Filmfare awards. To say the lest, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has made an incredible impact on the Bollywood industry and will continue to do so for the rest of her career.
4. Ameesha Patel
Ameesha Patel is one of the most sought-out after actresses in the Bollywood film industry, she has been voted one of the sexiest Bollywood actresses of all time and with her gorgeous good looks, it’s easy to see why. She has appeared in 36 films to date and won the following awards for Best Female Debut, Special Performance, Sensational Discovery and Best Actress. She is currently working her most recent feature.
3. Amrita Rao
Amrita is a model turned actress, showcasing her debut film Ab Ke Baras (2002). Filmfare recognised the efforts the young star was making in her early career and nominated her for the Best Female Debut category. Later on winning the Star Debut of the Year, along with Superstar of Tomorrow, Best Female Debut and Young Achiever awards. Bollywood’s girl next-door, this actress/model was shortlisted for 50 Most Desirable Women in Times of India. She has appeared in 25 films and had 2 roles in television shows.
2. Deepika Padukone
Deepika Padukone has remained as one of the most popular actresses for quite some time. Padukone is extremely brilliant with her acting skills and she puts this brilliance to good use. Not only is she smart when it comes to the acting industry, but she is a very successful model as well. An interesting fact about her is that she was born in Canada and grew up loving bad miton. Although she is from Canada, she made her success in India’s industry and continues to thrive today.
1. Kangana Ranaut
Our number one. Kangana Ranaut is a renowned actress throughout the Hindi Film Industry, the three time National Award winner surpassed Deepika Padukone in 2018 for highest paid actress in Bollywood and is now charging a staggering $3.4 million per feature film. She has three upcoming films including, Judgemental Hai Kya and Dhaakad.