Top 10 Bollywood Actresses Who Broke Stereotypes

Top 10 Bollywood Actresses Who Broke Stereotypes Hindi Article

1. Sushmita Sen

Her career was going fine when she suddenly thought of going into motherhood. As the order goes, first marriage, then kids, she didn’t follow that. She felt that you don’t need a man to have kids. She went ahead and adopted a baby girl and named her, Renee. This created a lot of controversies and issues everywhere. After ten years, she adopted another child and has remained an inspiration for all mothers.

2. Suhasini Mulay

This actress is one person who follows her heart. She refused to get married at a young age. She met her life partner in the year 2011. She didn’t refuse to be in a relationship with Atul Gurtu at the age of 60. She didn’t get affected by her surroundings and took responsibility of taking her life decisions.

3. Shabana Azmi

She is known for acting in controversial films without any hesitation and without thinking too much. The movie fire was the one that the audience appreciated a lot. In the film, she tried to portray the fact that even girls have sexual urges and that homosexuality does exist in India.

4. Neena Gupta

Neeta Gupta is a renowned actress and an inspiration for all women. She was never afraid of telling the truth. She didn’t care about what the world said when she was in a relationship with the cricketer, Viv Richards. They had a child who is now a famous designer and is an inspiration for all single mothers.

5. Kalki Koechlin

These days actresses refuse to be a feminist and stay away from the feminist tag. She has appeared in some of the sensual videos and movies of all times. She has acted in films which show gender bias also and is open to speaking her mind. She was unapologetic, even after she broke up with Anurag Kashyap.

6. Silk Smitha

In those days, there was a mentality that women had to sit indoors and not come out. They were afraid of watching their favorite films. Silk Smitha went ahead to break that stereotype of people and families. She played sexual roles in some films, which increased the number of movie viewers not only for the film but also for her specific role.

7. Priyanka Chopra

Priyanka Chopra is one simple actress who turned out to be big in the Bollywood industry. She won the Miss World and has been a role model for a lot of people. She has done roles that have given importance to women and has shown that women are as strong as men, at times even stronger, through her movies like Barfi, Mary Kom, etc. She has released two international music albums: In My City and Exotic. She is now doing a TV show, Quantico and has managed to impress the global audience also.

8. Smita Patil

Smita Patil was a famous Indian beauty and a feminist. She was known to be the face of Bollywood in those days and produced some hits when she was alive. Unfortunately, it was sad for the industry when she passed away at the age of 31 due to post-partum complications.

9. Deepika Padukone

She is Bollywood’s leading actress. With her high intellect, disciplined character, and loyal personality, she has never feared to raise her voice for causes. She is truly devoted to her family and relationships, and though she has gone through depression, she has still managed to keep her self- confident and strong. She managed to break taboos and has spoken up for herself and others.

10. Nandita Das

She addresses a lot of social issues and controversies in everyday life and has also portrayed her views about them in some of the films that she has done. She has participated in campaigns that create awareness among people about the social issues. She is the founder of the “dark is beautiful” campaign. It’s a campaign that breaks myths on fairness and racism.