75 Bollywood Actresses Who Dominated The Silver Display With Grace, Magnificence And Expertise


Suraiya (1929–2004)

A really well-known actress and singer who started as a toddler artiste. She turned the highest actress in Hindi cinema by giving movies like Anmol Ghadi, Dastan, Dard, Sanam, Badi Behen, Jeet and Dillagi. Naushad had given her the primary break.


Meena Kumari (1933–1972)

Often known as ‘Tragedy Queen’. She labored in 90 movies in a profession spanning over three many years. Baiju Bawra established her within the large league, adopted by her memorable motion pictures equivalent to Parineeta, Sahib, Biwi Aur Ghulam, Pakeezah, Dil Apna Aur Preet Parai and Phool Aur Patthar.

Madhubala (1933–1969)

Typically hailed as probably the most lovely actress of Hindi cinema. She joined movies at a younger age and went on to earn fame with Howrah Bridge, Mahal, Mughal-e-Azam, Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi, Kala Pani, Phagun and Half Ticket.


Waheeda Rehman (1938)

She began off with Telugu movies. Her versatility in CID, Pyaasa, Sahib, Biwi and Ghulam, Chaudhvin Ka Chaand, Kagaz Ke Phool Information and Teesri Kasam took her to the head of Hindi cinema.

Vidya Sinha (1947–2019)

She was the girl-next-door of parallel cinema who gained hearts in movies like Chhoti Si Baat, Ranjanigandha Pati, Patni Aur Woh, Karma, Inkaar, Mukti and Tumhare Liye.

Asha Parekh (1942)

She entered the movie world as a toddler artist. Later, she labored reverse Shammi Kapoor in Dil Deke Dekho, and have become an in a single day star. Kati Patang, Aan Milo Sajna, Teesri Manzil, Love in Tokyo, Kaalia, Samadhi are vital movies of her profession.


Nutan (1936–1991)

She did about 70 movies in 4 many years. Nutan attained a particular place by taking part in sturdy characters in movies like Sujata, Bandini, Milan, Anari, Karma, Chhalia, Tere Ghar Ke Samne, Saraswati Chandra, Naam and Meri Jung.

Nargis (1929–1981)

She turned a prime actress with Raj Kapoor’s Awara, Barsaat, Jagte Raho, Shree 420, Andaz and Chori Chori. Nevertheless, Mehboob Khan’s Mom India proved to be the most important milestone in her profession.

Rakhee (1947)

She began off with Bengali movies and made her debut in Hindi cinema with Jeevan Mrityu. Sharmeelee, Heera Panna, Blackmail, Daag, Joshila Kabhi Kabhie, Trishul, Kasme Vaade and Muqaddar Ka Sikandar made her a prime star within the Nineteen Seventies.

Nadira (1932–2006)

A extremely popular actress, Nadira made her presence felt in Aan, Pakeezah, Shree 420 and Julie together with her piercing eyes and histrionics.

Hema Malini (1948)

Often known as ‘Dream Woman’, she turned to Hindi cinema with Sapne Ka Saudagar reverse Raj Kapoor. Sholay, Naseeb, Satte Pe Satta, Seeta Aur Geeta, Johny Mera Naam, Andaz, Kudrat and Mehbooba made her the preferred actress within the Nineteen Seventies.


Sridevi (1963– 2018)

The primary feminine famous person of Indian cinema! Mr India, Chaalbaaz, Nagina, Laadla, Judaai, Khuda Gawah Sadma, Chandni, Lamhe and Karma established her on prime for a few years.

Dimple Kapadia (1957)

She hit the jackpot together with her very first movie, Bobby. She took a break after her marriage however returned a decade later with movies like Saagar, Krantiveer, Ram Lakhan, Rudaali and Lekin, putting a nice steadiness between business and significant cinema.

Vyjayanthimala (1936)

Among the many most influential actresses of her time. Devdas, Sangam and Madhumati, Ganga Jamna, Naya Daur, Nagin, Sooraj and Jewel Thief made her a sensational dancing star of Hindi cinema.

Rekha (1954)

Winner of three Filmfare Awards and one Nationwide Award, she proved her versatility in Silsila, Muqaddar Ka Sikandar, Mr. Natwarlal and Suhaag. Umrao Jaan took her efficiency to a different degree.

Mumtaz (1947)

She acted reverse nearly all prime heroes and delivered large hits. Sachaa Jhootha, Hare Ram Hare Krishna, Roti, Aap Ki Kasam, Idler, Khilona, Chor Machaye Shor, Naagin and Apna Desh are her most profitable movies.

Shabana Azmi (1950)

5 instances Nationwide Movie Award winner. Arth, Masoom, Paar, Ankur, Nishant, Junoon, Sparsh, Albert Pinto Ko Gussa Kyoon Aata Hai established her as an actress par excellence.


Smita Patil (1955–1986)

A former newsreader on tv, she was extraordinary in her characters in movies like Manthan, Bazaar, Arth, Mirch Masala, Ardh Satya, Aakrosh, Bhumika.

Deepti Naval (1952)

A pure actress. Ek Baar Phir, Katha, Saath Saath, Chashme Baddoor, Angoor, Kisi Se Na Kehna, Mirch Masala and Rang Birangi underlined her vary.

Padmini Kolhapuri (1965)

Her simplicity on the display screen was her hallmark. Satyam Shivam Sundaram, Prem Rog, Insaaf Ka Tarazu, Pyaar Jhukta Nahi have been her fashionable motion pictures.

Aruna Irani (1946)

She distinguished herself in character roles in movies equivalent to Bobby, Rocky, Love Story, Upkar and Qurbani. In her second innings, she performed the position of mom with appreciable success within the Nineteen Nineties.

Neetu Singh (1958)

A well-liked actress of the Nineteen Seventies. Khel Khel Mein, Kabhi Kabhie, Amar Akbar Anthony, Deewar, Yaadon Ki Baaraat endeared her to the audiences.

Nirupa Roy (1931–2004)

She made her presence felt in Do Bigha Zamin, Ram and Shyam, and Shaheed. Submit-Deewar, she switched to taking part in mom’s roles in a number of blockbusters through the multi–starrer period.

Bindu (1941)

She arrived on the scene with Do Raaste and Ittefaq and consolidated her place additional by taking part in unfavorable characters. Zanjeer and Kati Patang proved to be milestones in her profession.

Sharmila Tagore (1944)

She made her debut with Kashmir Ki Kali however Aradhana took her to the dizzy heights of recognition. Aa Gale Lag Jaa, Satyakam, Daag, Safar, Amar Prem, Chupke Chupke and Namkeen have been notable movies in her lengthy profession.

Leela Mishra (1908–1988)

Leela Mishra got here into the cinema at a time when ladies used to shrink back from showing on display screen. Her character of Mausi in Sholay shall stay unforgettable within the annals of Hindi cinema.

Nalini Jaywant (1926– 2010)

Samadhi and Sangram with Ashok Kumar obtained her preliminary recognition. Shikast, Nastik, Munimji, Kala Pani, and Naujawan have been profitable movies in her profession.

Nimmi (1933– 2020)

She tasted early success with Raj Kapoor’s Barsaat. The actress identified for her lovely smile went on to climb the ladder of success with movies equivalent to Udan Khatola, Deedar, Daag, Aan, Amar, Kundan and Basant Bahar.

Shashikala (1932–2021)

She made her mark in Sujata and Aarti. Anupama, Gumrah, Phool Aur Patthar and Ghar Ghar Ki Kahani adopted, establishing her as a nice actress.

Saira Banu (1944)

Junglee took her to the highest. Padosan, Purab Aur Paschim, Hera Pheri, Aayee Milan Ki Bela and Shagird have been profitable movies in her lengthy profession.

Zeenat Aman (1951)

She stormed the business with Hare Rama Hare Krishna. Yaadon Ki Baraat, Satyam Shivam Sundaram, Dostana, Qurbani, Dharam Veer, Roti, Kapda Aur Makan and Warrant propelled her into the highest league.

Rehana Sultana (1950)

Her position in Dastak stays unforgotten for which she obtained the Nationwide Award. Haar Jeet, Prem Parbat and Chetna have been vital movies in her profession.

Naaz (1944–1995)

She was fairly profitable as a toddler artiste in movies like Boot Polish. Her performances in Do Phool, Lajwanti, Pyaar Ka Bandhan, Kaagaz Ke Phool have been additionally appreciated.

Sulochana (1928)

Appreciated for easy and easy appearing, she did many a mom’s position in movies equivalent to Majboor, Rafoo Chakkar, Aaye Din Bahar Ke and Vishwanath.

Manorama (1926–2008)

Seeta and Geeta proved to be the turning level in her profession. She added color to her comedian roles together with her distinctive expressions in Khandaan, Bhabhi, Bombay to Goa, Ek Phool Do Mali and Half Ticket to carve a spot for herself.


Aishwarya Rai Bachchan (1973)

She gained the Miss World title earlier than making her Bollywood debut. Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam, Mohabbatein, Devdas, Guru, Raincoat and Jodha Akbar have been her well-known motion pictures.

Helen (1938)

She started as a bunch dancer in Awara, and went on to rule as a dancer extraordinaire in quite a few movies for many years. At one level, no movie was thought-about to be full together with her dance.

Durga Khote (1905–1991)

The actress from pre-partition instances who acted in about 200 movies. She made a mark later with Mughal-e-Azam, Mirza Ghalib, Bidaai, Parivar, Abhimaan, Bobby, and Kiloana.

Surekha Sikri (1945–2021)

Even earlier than the TV serial Balika Vadhu’s Dadi Sa made her a family identify, the proficient actress did many movies. She gained three Nationwide Awards for her performances, together with one for Badhaai Ho.

Zohra Sehgal (1912–2014)

Remembered for her wonderful power onscreen. The audiences bear in mind her for her sprightly characters in Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam, Veer Zara, Kal Ho Na Ho, and Cheeni Kam.

Kamini Kaushal (1927)

Lata Mangeshkar sang her first track for her onscreen. She began with Neecha Nagar. Arzoo, Shaheed, Shabnam, Ziddi, Biraj Bahu, Do Raaste, Shor, Upkar, Purab aur Paschim are her profitable motion pictures.

Reena Roy (1957)

She made her solution to the hearts of the viewers together with her appearing expertise. Nagin, Asha, Arpan, Kalicharan, Naseeb, Zaroorat proved to achieve success movies in Roy’s movie profession.


Neena Gupta (1959)

She graduated from the Nationwide Faculty of Drama however she confronted many ups and downs all through her profession. Saath Saath, Woh Chokri, Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron, Khalnayak didn’t do what Badhaai Ho in the end did to her profession within the later a part of her profession.

Zarina Wahab (1956)

She performed the quintessential middle-class girl-next-door to perfection with movies equivalent to Chitchor, Saawan Ko Aane Do, Gharaunda, and Sitara.

Rani Mukerji (1978)

One of the profitable actresses of her technology, she hit a purple patch with Ghulam and Kuch Kuch Hota Hai. Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham, Veer Zara, Hum Tum, Saathiya, Nayak and No One Killed Jessica are vital movies in her profession.

Kangana Ranaut (1987)

Identified for her highly effective position in women-centric movies, she excelled in Queen, Trend, Tanu Weds Manu, Manikarnika, Pangaa and As soon as Upon a Time in Mumbaai are profitable motion pictures.


Jaya Bachchan (1948)

She has a protracted checklist of acclaimed movies, together with Guddi, Sholay, Mili, Chupke Chupke, Silsila, Abhimaan, Anamika, Zanjeer, and Hazaar Chaurasi Ki Maa to her credit score

Leela Chitnis (1909–2003)

After taking part in pivotal roles in Kaala Bazar, Gangaa Jamna, Bandhan, Sadhna, Shaheed and Barkha, she gained reward as Dev Anand’s mom in Information.

Moushumi Chatterjee (1948)

Moushumi impressed critics together with her pure aptitude for appearing in movies like Anurag, Manzil, Roti, Kapda and Makan, Benam, Pyaasa Sawan and Ghar Ek Mandir.

Lalita Pawar (1916–1998)

She began off with silent movies earlier than turning to character roles in Anari, Shree 420, Sujata, Anand, Bombay to Goa and Hum Dono.

Padmini (1932–2006)

Labored in Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam movies together with Hindi. She was an completed dancer too. Mera Naam Joker and Jis Desh Mein Ganga Behti obtained her love and recognition amongst Hindi audiences.

Suhasini Mulay (1950)

Since her debut in Bhuvan Shome, she has been a well-liked identify in cinema and tv. She has labored in Hindi, Marathi and Assamese movies.


Konkona Sen Sharma (1979)

She has gained Nationwide Award twice. Wake Up Sid, Omkara, Luck By Likelihood, Life in a Metro and Loss of life within the Gunj are her notable motion pictures.

Kumkum (1934–2020)

She did greater than 100 Hindi and Bhojpuri motion pictures. The credit score for giving alternatives to her in Hindi movies goes to Guru Dutt. Aar Paar, Aankhen, Geet, Kohinoor, Mom India and Ganga Ki Leharen are vital movies.

Raveena Tandon (1972)

She made her debut in Patthar Ke Phool and gave large hits within the nineties equivalent to Mohra, Dilwale, Andaz Apna Apna, Shool, Ziddi, Khiladi Ka Khiladi and Bade Miyan Chote Miyan.

Priyanka Chopra (1982)

Other than Hindi cinema, she is making a splash in worldwide cinema. She has gained two Nationwide and 5 Filmfare Awards. Dostana, Barfi, Don, Bajirao Mastani, Aitraaz, Agneepath and Mary Kom have been her vital motion pictures.

Sadhana (1941–2015)

She was a nice actress with a coiffure that caught the flowery of the nation. Woh Kaun Thi,  Mera Saaya, Mere Mehboob, Arzoo, Waqt, Ek Phool Do Mali, Asli Naqli and Rajkumar took her to the highest.

Nanda (1939–2014)

Hindi cinema obtained a brand new star with Toofan and Diya. Jab Jab Phool Khile, Ittefaq, Gumnaam, Hum Each, Teen Deviyan and Prem Rog bear ample testimony to her expertise.

Mala Sinha (1936)

Guru Dutt’s Pyaasa proved to be a turning level in her profession. Geet, Ankhen, Anpadh, Himalaya Ki God Mein, Do Kaliyan, Dhool Ka Phool, Mere Huzoor and Gumrah are her profitable movies.

Tanuja (1943)

Her pairings with Rajesh Khanna, Jeetendra and Dharmendra have been significantly profitable. Haathi Mere Saathi, Mere Jeevan Saathi, Anubhav, Jewel Thief and Do Chor gained her widespread acclaim.

Geeta Bali (1930–1965)

She did Bawre Nain with Raj Kapoor and Anand Math with Prithviraj Kapoor. Albela, Baazi, Jaal, Badi Behen and Milap made her a drive to reckon with.

Suchitra Sen (1931– 2014)

An vital actress in Hindi and Bengali movies who went recluse later in her life. She began off with Devdas and went on to  do Aandhi, Mamta and Bombai Ka Babu.

Tabu (1971)

A robust actress, she performed memorable and complicated characters in movies equivalent to Virasat, Maachis, Maqbool, Haider and Chandni Bar and these days in Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2.


Kajol (1974)

She has performed a number of blockbusters equivalent to Baazigar, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Fanaa, Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham, Karan Arjun, Gupt, and Dushman.

Tuntun (1923–2003)

She started as a singer however ended up as a nice comic. She sang some hit songs earlier than turning to behave on the behest of composer Naushad.

Parveen Babi (1954–2005)

A daring and glamorous heroine who lived life on her phrases. Motion pictures like Amar Akbar Anthony, Kalia, Shaan, Deewar, Kalia, Namak Halal and Suhaag made her a prime star.

Vidya Balan (1979)

Six-time winner of Filmfare Awards, she is taken into account to be the queen of women-oriented movies. The Soiled Image caused a revolutionary change in the best way feminine characters are written  in Bollywood.

Divya Bharti (1974–1993)

In a brief movie profession, she rose like a meteor with movies like Vishwatma, Deewana and Shola and Shabnam earlier than her premature loss of life.


Madhuri Dixit (1967)

Winner of six Filmfare Awards, she dominated hearts with Hum Aapke Hain Koun, Dil, Devdas, Khalnayak, Dil To Pagal Hai, Saajan, Beta and Parinda.

Alia Bhatt (1993)

She cemented her place as a formidable actress of the most recent technology with Raazi, Expensive Zindagi, 2 States, Gully Boy, Udta Punjab and Gangubai Kathiawadi. One of the sought-after actresses immediately.


Deepika Padukone (1986)

She made his debut with Om Shanti Om and rose to fame with Padmaavat, Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani, Chhapaak, Ramlila and Bajirao Mastani.

Farida Jalal (1949)

She acted in additional than 200 movies, together with Aradhana with Rajesh Khanna. She performed an affectionate mom in Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Kya Kehna and DDLJ but in addition gave a shocking efficiency in Mammo.

Jaya Prada (1962)

She entered Hindi cinema with Sargam and went on to do movies like Tohfa, Sharabi, Aakhri Raasta, Ghar Ghar Ki Kahani, Aaj Ka Arjun and Ganga Jamuna Saraswati.

Meeta Vashisht (1967)

The movie business has not likely exploited her expertise totally. A theatre artist, she is finest remembered for her roles in Taal, Tarpan, Kasai, Rudali and Ghulam.

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