Bollywood has given fame to many beautiful and talented actresses. Priyanka Chopra and Sunny Leone are no doubt the biggest names in the industry at the moment with the former being the most globally searched Indian celebrity. However, there are also many others whose career is on the rise, so now, let's look at the ten actresses that have enjoyed a successful year in Bollywood:
Kriti Sanon made her debut in Bollywood in 2014 with Heropanti, an action-comedy film from director Sabbir Khan. The latest movie from this 29-year-old actress was Housefull 4, which aired last month.
Kiara Advani is yet another name that joined Bollywood in 2014 with the comedy movie Fugly. She was last seen in the romantic drama Kabir Singh back in June next to Shahid Kapoor.
The 30-year-old Yami Gautam made her debut in the Hindi film industry with the 2012 comedy movie Vicky Donor, which was a great success both critically and commercially. She is currently working on director Puneet Khanna’s Ginny Weds Sunny.
Parineeti Chopra won the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut back in 2011 with the romantic comedy Ladies vs Ricky Bahl. She is most recently seen in the action-comedy film Jabariya Jodi.
Taapsee Pannu is famous for her versatility. She has portrayed many types of characters from an aspiring piano player in the 2017 comedy Judwaa 2 to a space scientist in this year’s sci-fi movie Mission Mangal. Her latest film is Saand Ki Aankh, in which she appeared next to Bhumi Pednekar and Prakash Jha.
The first time we saw Ananya Panday in Bollywood was alongside Tiger Shroff and Tara Sutaria in the movie Student of the Year 2 from director Puneet Malhotra. Now, she is going to star in director Mudassar Aziz’s upcoming romantic comedy Pati Patni Aur.
Sara Ali Khan
Sara Ali Khan’s Bollywood career began just last year, but she has quickly made her name for herself with the lead female roles in the movies Kedarnath and Simmba, both of which were pretty big commercial successes. She also earned the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut for her role in the former one.
The name Kangana Ranaut has appeared in many headlines this year, both due to her movie credits and her controversies. The 32-year-old actress has had a long career that dates all the way back to 2006’s thriller movie Gangster, and now she’s set to play the lead role in the biographical film Thalaivi next year, which tells the story of the late politician and actress Jayaram Jayalalithaa.
Bhumi Pednekar is highly praised for her portrayal of a headstrong female character in the 2017 movie Toilet: Ek Prem Katha from director Akshay Kumar.
At only 26 years of age, Alia Bhatt has already won multiple awards including 3 Filmfare Awards. She’s also one of the highest-paid actresses in India at the moment. Her latest credit was in the Hindi movie Student of the Year 2.