Bollywood Best Actresses

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1. Kajol

Actress | Kuch Kuch Hota Hai

Kajol was born on August 5, 1974 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India as Kajol Mukherjee. She is an actress, known for Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998), Fanaa (2006) and My Name Is Khan (2010). She has been married to Ajay Devgn since February 24, 1999. They have two children.

Best and Most Challenging Performances:

1-Fanaa 2-Kuch Kuch Hota Hai 3-Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge 4-My Name Is Khan 5-U Me Aur Hum

2. Priyanka Chopra

Actress | Baywatch

Priyanka Chopra Jonas (née Chopra) was born on July 18, 1982 in Jamshedpur, India, to the family of Capt. Dr. Ashok Chopra and Dr. Madhu Chopra, both Indian Army physicians. She had a very varied upbringing. She started her education at La Martinière Girls College in Lucknow as a resident student; ...

Best and Most Challenging Performances:

1-Barfi! 2-Fashion 3-Mary Kom 4-Kaminey 5-Aitraaz

3. Vidya Balan

Actress | Kahaani

Vidya was born in Palghat, Kerala, India. Her family consists of her dad, P.R. Balan, who is the Vice-President of ETC Channel; mom - a home-maker, and an elder sister, Priya, who is married to Kedar. She also has an aunt by the name of Raji Raju.

The Balan family re-located to live at Road No. 11, ...

Best and Most Challenging Performances:

1-The Dirty Picture 2-Kahaani 1&2 3-Ishqiya 4-Tumhari Sulu 5-Paa

4. Rani Mukerji

Actress | Black

Mukerji comes from a film-oriented family of Bengali origin. Her father, Ram Mukherjee, is a retired director and one of the founders of "Filmalaya Studios". Her mother, Krishna Mukherjee, was a playback singer. Her brother, Raj Mukherjee is a film producer, now turned director. Her maternal aunt, ...

Best and Most Challenging Performances:

1-Black 2-Hichki 3-Hum Tum 4-Bunty Aur Babli 5-Mardaani

5. Kangana Ranaut

Actress | Queen

Kangana was born on 20 March 1987 in Bhambla, near Manali, which is in the Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh. Her dad's name is Amardeep, who is a businessman and contractor, her mom, Asha, is a school-teacher. She has two sisters, eldest one is Rangoli, and she has a brother, Akshit, who is about...

Best and Most Challenging Performances:

1-Queen 2-Fashion 3-Tanu Weds Manu Returns 4-Gangster 5-Simran

6. Alia Bhatt

Actress | Highway

Alia Bhatt (born 15 March 1993) is an actress and singer of Indian origin and British citizenship, who works in Hindi films. The recipient of several accolades, including three Filmfare Awards, Bhatt is one of the highest-paid actresses in India. She has appeared in Forbes India's Celebrity 100 ...

Best and Most Challenging Performances:

1-Highway 2-Raazi 3-Udta Punjab 4-Badrinath Ki Dulhania 5-Dear Zindagi

7. Tabu

Actress | Haider

Tabu is an Indian actress. She has mainly acted in Hindi films, though she has also starred in Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Marathi and Bengali-language films, as well as one American film. She has won the National Film Award for Best Actress twice, and holds the record for the most wins of Filmfare's...

Best and Most Challenging Performances:

1-Haider 2-Andhadhun 3-Cheeni Kum 4-Drishyam 5-The Namesake

8. Sridevi

Actress | English Vinglish

Sridevi was born on August 13, 1963 in her father's hometown of Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu, India. Her mother was from Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh. So Sridevi grew up speaking Telugu and Tamil. She has a sister named Srilatha and a stepbrother named Satish. Her dad passed away during the year 1991, while ...

Best and Most Challenging Performances:

1-English Vinglish 2-Mom 3-Chandni 4-Judaai 5-Lamhe

9. Madhuri Dixit

Actress | Devdas

Madhuri Dixit is one of the most acclaimed actors and Kathak dancers Bollywood have ever witnessed. Born in a Marathi Brahmin Koknastha family to Mr. Shankar and Mrs. Snehlata, Madhuri Dixit has two sisters Rupa, Bharti, and brother Ajit. She performed decently well in her academics and aspired to ...

Best and Most Challenging Performances:

1-Hum Aapke Hain Koun...! 2-Devdas 3-Dil To Pagal Hai 4-Pukar 5-Beta

10. Manisha Koirala

Actress | Dil Se..

Manisha Koirala (born 16 August 1970) is a Nepali actress who mainly appears in Bollywood, though she has worked in several South Indian and her native country's films. Noted for her acting prowess, Koirala is the recipient of several accolades, including four Filmfare Awards-and is one of India's ...

Best and Most Challenging Performances:

1-Agni Sakshi 2-Lajja 3-Akele Hum Akele Tum 4-Bombay 5-Company

11. Deepika Padukone

Actress | Chennai Express

Deepika Padukone, born 5 January 1986 in Copenhagen, Denmark, is an Indian model & Actress. She is the daughter of former badminton Champion Prakash Padukone. Her mother tongue is Konkani. Deepika has a younger sister named Anisha.

She has been modeling appearances in print and television advertising...

Best and Most Challenging Performances:

1-Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram-Leela 2-Piku 3-Cocktail 4-Bajirao Mastani 5-Padmaavat

12. Anushka Sharma

Actress | Jab Tak Hai Jaan

Anushka Sharma was born on 1 May 1988 in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh. Her father, Colonel Ajay Kumar Sharma, is an army officer, and her mother, Ashima Sharma, is a homemaker. Her father is a native of Uttar Pradesh, while her mother is a Garhwali. Her elder brother is film producer Karnesh Sharma, who ...

Best and Most Challenging Performances:

1-Band Baaja Baaraat 2-Ae Dil Hai Mushkil 3-Jab Tak Hai Jaan 4-NH10 5-Sultan

13. Kareena Kapoor

Actress | Jab We Met

Kareena was born to Sindhi-speaking Babita (nee Shivdasani) and Punjabi-speaking Randhir Kapoor in Bombay, India. She has an elder sister, Karisma.

She is born in a family that have been actors for generations, including her paternal great-grandfather, Prithviraj Kapoor; her grandfather, Raj Kapoor;...

Best and Most Challenging Performances:

1-Jab We Met 2-Heroine 3-Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu 4-Ki & Ka 5-Omkara

14. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

Actress | Jodhaa Akbar

Born into a traditional south Indian family, Aishwarya started modeling at a young age. This green-blue-eyed beauty appeared in advertisements for many prestigious firms; the ones that brought her into the limelight were the garden sari and the Pepsi ad. Crowned Miss India 1994 runner-up, she was a...

Best and Most Challenging Performances:

1-Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam 2-Sarbjit 3-Dhoom 2 4-Devdas 5-Jodhaa Akbar

15. Juhi Chawla

Actress | 3 Deewarein

Juhi was born in the Chawla family on November 13, 1967 in Ludhiana, Punjab, India, and is the daughter of Punjabi-speaking dad, Dr. S. Chawla and Gujarati-speaking mom, Mona. She has a brother named Sanjeev. Her mother passed away in an accident during the year 1998 while Juhi was filming '...

Best and Most Challenging Performances:

1-3 Deewarein 2-Darr 3-Deewana Mastana 4-Yes Boss 5-Bol Radha Bol

16. Preity Zinta

Actress | Veer-Zaara

Preity Zinta shot to fame as the refreshing, cool, wet model in the Liril commercial. She also modeled for Perk and her dimpled smile won the hearts of millions. Preity never thought she would be an actress. Kapoor saw her in the Liril commercial and liked her so much that he instantly decided that...

Best and Most Challenging Performances:

1-Kal Ho Naa Ho 2-Veer & Zaara 3-Salaam Namaste 4-Chori Chori Chupke Chupke 5-Sangharsh

17. Karisma Kapoor

Actress | Dil To Pagal Hai

Born into Bombay filmdom's legendary Kapoor clan, Karisma Kapoor made her film debut with Prem Qaidi (1991) opposite Harish. Her next big hit was Anari (1993) and during this time she made news with a fight with her Andaz Apna Apna (1994) co-star, actress Raveena Tandon. She had a series of hit ...

Best and Most Challenging Performances:

1-Raja Hindustani 2-Hum Saath-Saath Hain: 3-Dil To Pagal Hai 4-Dulhan Hum Le Jayenge 5-Fiza

18. Urmila Matondkar

Actress | Bhoot

The daughter of a lecturer, actress Urmila Matondkar began her celluloid career as a child artiste with the film _Kalyug (1980)_. Although an average film at the box-office, her next film, Masoom (1983), about a family coping with an illegitimate member, showed her acting talents blossom and she ...

Best and Most Challenging Performances:

1-Pinjar 2-Rangeela 3-Ek Hasina Thi 4-Bhoot 5-Satya

19. Nimrat Kaur

Actress | Dabba

Born in Rajasthan, Nimrat was brought up in an army environment, thus hopping from one city to other and from one school to other. After losing her father, during a counter-terrorist operation, at a very young age she moved to Noida in the north of India and went on to finish her remaining ...

Best and Most Challenging Performances:

1-The Lunchbox 2-Airlift

20. Radhika Apte

Actress | Andhadhun

Radhika Apte is an Indian film and stage actress born in Pune, Maharashtra, India. She is an Economics graduate from Fergusson College, Pune. She is associated with Mohit Takalkar's theatre troupe 'Aasakta' in her hometown. She is the daughter of one of Pune's leading neurosurgeons, Dr. Charu Apte.

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Best and Most Challenging Performances:

1-Parched 2-Phobia 3-Padman 4-Madly 5-Manjhi: The Mountain Man

21. Taapsee Pannu

Actress | Pink

Taapsee Pannu was born on August 1, 1987 in Delhi, India. She is an actress, known for Pink (2016), Baby (2015) and Naam Shabana (2017).

Best and Most Challenging Performances:

1-Mulk 2-Pink 3-Manmarziyaan 4-Naam Shabana 5-Baby

22. Bhumi Pednekar

Actress | Dum Laga Ke Haisha

Bhumi Pednekar was born on July 18, 1989 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India. She is an actress, known for Dum Laga Ke Haisha (2015), Toilet - Ek Prem Katha (2017) and Shubh Mangal Saavdhan (2017).

Best and Most Challenging Performances:

1-Dum Laga Ke Haisha 2-Toilet Ek Prem Katha 3-Shubh Mangal Saavdhan

23. Huma Qureshi

Actress | Gangs of Wasseypur

Huma Qureshi born and raised in Delhi. Her father is a famous restaurant owner called Saleem's a chain of some 10 restaurants in Delhi. Her brother, Saqib Saleem is an actor and acted in Mujhse Fraaandship Karoge. In year 2011 an announcement was made that Huma would make her Bollywood debut in a ...

Best and Most Challenging Performances:

1-Dedh Ishqiya 2-Badlapur 3-Gangs of Wasseypur 4-Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana 5-D-Day

24. Parineeti Chopra

Actress | Hasee Toh Phasee

Parineeti Chopra is an Indian actress and singer who appears in Hindi films, was born on in Ambala, Haryana into a Punjabi family. Her father, Pawan Chopra, is a businessman and supplier to the Indian Army at Ambala Cantonment and her mother is Reena Chopra. Chopra studied at the Convent of Jesus ...

Best and Most Challenging Performances:

1-Shuddh Desi Romance 2-Hasee Toh Phasee 3-Ishaqzaade

25. Sonam Kapoor

Actress | Neerja

Sonam Kapoor comes from an established film family. She is the daughter of actor and producer Anil Kapoor and the grandchild of filmmaker Surinder Kapoor. Sonam is Bollywood royalty with immense support in the Indian film fraternity.

Unlike most star children, Sonam started life with a structured ...

Best and Most Challenging Performances:

1-Neerja 2-Raanjhanaa 3-Khoobsurat 4-Dolly Ki Doli 5-Aisha

26. Sonakshi Sinha

Actress | Dabangg

She is the daughter of legendary Indian actor Shatrughan Sinha and Poonam Sinha and sister to Luv Sinha and Kussh Sinha. She started her career as a model and walked the ramp in the Lakme Fashion week in 2008. She got her break in movies after being signed up by Salman Khan for his thriller Dabangg...

Best and Most Challenging Performances:

1-Lootera 2-Noor 3-Akira 4-Ittefaq 5-Dabangg

27. Asin

Actress | Ghajini

Asin was born in Cochin, Kerala, India in the Malayalam-speaking Thottumkal family which consists of her businessman dad, Joseph, and mom, Dr. Seline, who practices in Ernakulam. She attended Naval Public School in Cochin, and after obtaining her Matriculation, was enrolled in St. Theresa's Higher ...

Best and Most Challenging Performances:

1-Ghajini 2-London Dreams 3-Housefull 2

28. Shraddha Kapoor

Actress | Aashiqui 2

Shraddha Kapoor is an Indian film actress. Prior to making her cinematic debut, she took up theatre studies at Boston University, but dropped out after her first year to begin her acting career. She made her screen debut in the 2010 drama fictional Teen Patti for which she earned a nomination for ...

Best and Most Challenging Performances:

1-Aashiqui 2 2-Stree 3-Haseena Parkar 4-Ek Villain 5-Haider

29. Kriti Sanon

Actress | 1 - Nenokkadine

Kriti Sanon was born in New Delhi, India to Rahul Sanon, a Chartered Accountant, and Geeta Sanon, an Associate Professor at Delhi University. She has one sibling, Nupur. Sanon did her schooling from Delhi Public School, R K Puram, New Delhi and completed Bachelor of Technology in Electronics and ...

Best and Most Challenging Performances:

1-Bareilly's Barfi 2-Heropanti

30. Katrina Kaif

Actress | Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

Katrina Kaif is one of eight siblings, 7 girls and 1 boy, from a mother who is a Caucasian of British Nationality, and a father who was formerly from Kashmir, India, but who has since acquired British citizenship. Her mother is now re-settled in Chennai (formerly known as Madras), the Capital of ...

Best and Most Challenging Performances:

1-Mere Brother Ki Dulhan 2-Namastey London 3-Raajneeti 4-New York 5-Ek Tha Tiger

31. Lara Dutta

Actress | Don 2

It is not a secret that Lara Dutta is a beauty with brains. This was demonstrated when she scored the highest possible marks in the history of the Miss Universe Contest. After this she was crowned Miss Universe 2000, making history as not only the most beautiful but also the most intelligent young ...

Best and Most Challenging Performances:

1-Chalo Dilli 2-Housefull 3-Partner 4-Singh Is Bling 5-Azhar

32. Raveena Tandon

Actress | Aks

Daughter of Bombay film industry (Bollywood) director Ravi Tandon. Raveena dropped out of Bombay's Meethibai College to pursue a career as a model with middling success. She made her movie debut with the flop _Pathar Ke Phool (1991)_. Her next few films were also failures and it was only with Andaz...

33. Shilpa Shetty Kundra

Actress | Phir Milenge

Among very few actresses, Shilpa Shetty was nominated for her first film Baazigar (1993). The following year she delivered another blockbuster hit Main Khiladi Tu Anari (1994) where she starred with Akshay Kumar and Saif Ali Khan. However, the proceeding years her movies failed to succeed at the ...

34. Amy Jackson

Actress | I

Amy Jackson is a British actress who began her acting career in India.

Amy became a household name after movies such as 'I', 'Singh is Bling' and 'Theri'.

Jackson's career prospects continue to grow with her first Hollywood role as Saturn Girl in season 3 of The CW's superhero series Supergirl (2017)...

35. Ileana D'Cruz

Actress | Barfi!

She made her debut in the Telugu film Devadasu, which became the year's first major commercial success. She debuted in Tamil with "Kedi".

Telugu movie "Pokiri", which was one of the highest money grosser, set her in top slot actresses. She appeared in many commercially successful movies like Jalsa, ...

36. Tamannaah Bhatia

Actress | Bahubali: The Beginning

Tamanna Bhatia is an Indian film actress born in Mumbai, India. She made her acting debut in 2005 with Hindi film Chand Sa Roshan Chehra (2005).

Also in 2005, she made her Telugu debut with movie Sree (2005). In 2006, she appeared in her first Tamil film, Kedi (2006). In 2007, she starred in two ...

37. Jacqueline Fernandez

Actress | Aladin

Jacqueline's father Elroy Fernansez is a Sri Lankan and mother Kim is a Malaysian. She has two brothers and an older sister. Her parents moved to Bahrain when she was very young.

After her schooling in Bahrain, she was awarded a Scholarship to study at the University of Sydney, where she pursued a ...

38. Vaani Kapoor

Actress | Shuddh Desi Romance

Vaani Kapoor(born August 23, 1988) is an Indian actress marked her debut in (2013) film's Shuddh Desi Romance. She has signed a three movie deal with Yash Raj Films, She is slated to act in the Tamil/Telugu remake of Band Baaja Baraat.

She graduated from Indira Gandhi National Open University, and ...

39. Shruti Haasan

Actress | 7 Aum Arivu

Shruti Kamal Haasan is an India Film actress and singer and the daughter of legendary actor Kamal Haasan and Sarika. She has studied at Abacus in Chennai, until 10th grade, when she moved to Mumbai to study psychology at St Andrew's College.

She debuted as a child artist in "Hey Ram" in the role of ...

40. Nargis Fakhri

Actress | Spy

Nargis was born to multi-cultural parents in Queens, New York City on 20 October 1979. She started her career as an American model, even appearing in America's Next Top Model Cycles 2 and 3 in 2004. She also posed for the 2009 Kingfisher Swimsuit Calendar. In 2011, she made her Bollywood debut with...



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