Top 14 Beautiful and Talented Indian Actresses

Aug/15/2023 / by Team Seema

The Bollywood film industry is filled with talented actresses. Read on to see who tops the list of the best actresses.

There is no doubt that Bollywood is filled with talented, gorgeous actresses. With their sparkling smiles, perfect physiques, and remarkable records, it isn’t easy to choose a winner.

Here is a list of the most talented and famous Bollywood actresses. Read on

1. Deepika Padukone

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Deepika Padukone, born on January 5 1986, is an Indian producer and actress. She is one of the top actresses in India, with three Filmfare Awards to her name. In 2018, Time ranked her among the 100 most influential individuals on the planet. Padukone is married to Ranveer Singh, who frequently appears alongside her in films.

Born in Copenhagen and reared in Bangalore, Padukone is the daughter of the renowned badminton player Prakash Padukone. As a child, she competed at the national championship level in badminton but left the sport to become a fashion model. Shortly after receiving offers for film parts, she made her acting debut in Aishwarya in 2006. In 2007, she made her debut in Bollywood with the romantic film Om Shanti Om and received the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut for her performance in this film.

Padukone is the president of the Mumbai Academy of the Moving Image and the creator of the Live Love Laugh Foundation, which promotes mental health awareness in India.

2. Kareena Kapoor Khan

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Born on September 21, 1980, Kareena Kapoor Khan is among the best Indian actress featured in several Hindi films. Her parents, Randhir Kapoor and Babita, are also performers, as is her older sister, Karisma Kapoor. She’s quite a flexible actress, thriving in various movie genres. Kareena has appeared in both romantic comedies and crime dramas, and won numerous honors, including six Filmfare Awards.

3. Anushka Sharma

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Anushka Sharma, an Indian actress and screenwriter specializing in Hindi films, was born on May 1 1988. She has won numerous honors, including a Filmfare Award, and is greatly adored by her admirers. Forbes India’s Celebrity 100 has included her since 2012, while Forbes Asia’s 30 Under 30 list highlighted her in 2018.

Anushka Sharma was born in Ayodhya and grew up in Bangalore. In 2007, she did her first modeling job for Wendell Rodricks, a fashion designer. Then she relocated to Mumbai to explore a modeling career.

In 2008, she made her acting break alongside Shah Rukh Khan in the wildly blockbuster love film Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi. She subsequently rose to notoriety and fame with recurring roles in numerous films.

During her free time, Sharma is the spokesperson of her own women’s apparel line, Nush. She is the wife of the cricketer Virat Kohli and a supporter of several organizations and causes.

4. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is a wonderful example of the beauty that appears to permeate all aspects of life in Bollywood. The media has frequently referred to her as “the most beautiful woman in the world.”

She was born on November 1, 1973, and is a top Indian actress who won Miss World in 1994. She rose to prominence after making her acting debut in the 1997 film Iruvar. Through her thriving acting career, she has established herself as one of India’s most influential celebrities. Rai has received numerous awards, including the French government’s coveted Ordre des Arts et des Lettres in 2012.

In 2007, Rai wed actor Abhishek Bachchan, and they have a daughter together. She serves as a brand ambassador for various charitable organizations and campaigns off-screen.

5. Katrina Kaif

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Katrina Turquotte, a popular Indian actress with an English background who works in Hindi films, was born on July 16, 1983. She has made a name for herself in Bollywood and is one of the highest-paid actresses in India.

Kaif, born in Hong Kong, lived in other places before relocating to London. She began her career in the fashion industry at a young age when she landed her first modeling job. In 2003, director Kaizad Gustad discovered her at a fashion event in London and featured her in Boom, a commercial flop that surprisingly propelled her to stardom.

Kaif also works with her mother’s charity and occasionally appears in theater productions. Her personal life is off-limits to the public and the media.

6. Priyanka Chopra

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Priyanka Chopra Jonas, born on July 18, 1982, is an famous Indian actress, singer, and film producer and the reigning Miss World 2000. Chopra, arguably the most famous actress in India, has won multiple prizes, including the National Film Award and five Filmfare Awards. The Government of India awarded her the Padma Shri in 2016, and Forbes ranked her among the world’s 100 most powerful women in 2017 and 2018.

Chopra intended to study aviation engineering at first. But her pageant wins made the Indian movie industry take notice of her. She made her film debut in 2003 with the spy romance The Hero. Chopra continued to distinguish herself with leading roles in the highest-grossing blockbusters and eventually rose to prominence by portraying various personalities in several films.

Chopra’s marriage to the American star Nick Jonas has made her the target of substantial media scrutiny despite her discreet off-screen life.

7. Sonam Kapoor Ahuja

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Sonam Kapoor Ahuja was born on June 9 1985. She has received the National Film and Filmfare Award, and from 2012 to 2016, she appeared on Forbes India’s Celebrity 100 list due to her wealth and popularity. She is wed to the entrepreneur Anand Ahuja.

As the daughter of filmmaker Anil Kapoor, Kapoor was immersed in the film industry from a young age. She began her journey as an assistant producer and made her acting debut in the 2007 release of Bhansali’s love movie Saawariya. Her first film was a box office disappointment. However, she turned the tables around with a huge success in the 2010 romantic comedy I Hate Luv Stories.

Kapoor supports efforts to raise breast cancer awareness and advocate for LGBT rights. She is renowned in the media for her bold and boisterous personality. She is regarded as one of India’s most fashionable celebs due to her impeccable fashion sense.

8. Kangana Ranaut

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Kangana Ranaut was born on March 23, 1987, in the Himachal Pradesh village of Bhambla. She is a famous Indian actress and director from India. She has been honored with multiple accolades, including three National Film Awards and four Filmfare Awards. Kangana has appeared six times on Forbes India’s Celebrity 100 list. In 2020, the Indian government awarded her the Padma Shri.

Initially, Ranaut desired to become a physician since her parents urged her to study medicine. Determined to choose a different her career path, at age sixteen she travelled to Delhi and became a model. She soon became interested in performing and began training with theater director Arvind Gaur. Gangster, a 2006 suspense film, was Ranaut’s cinematic debut, for which she won the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut.

Ranaut is among the most fashionable personalities in India and has developed her clothing collection for Vero Moda. She is renowned for her forthrightness in public discourse, and her stormy personal and professional life has regularly sparked controversy.

9. Parineeti Chopra

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Born on October 22 1988, Parineeti Chopra is an Indian actor and singer. Chopra did not initially intend to become an actress. She followed a career in investment banking and graduated from Manchester Management School with a triple honors degree in business, finance, and economics. She returned to India after completing her studies and entered Yash Raj Films as a public relations expert.

Chopra made her acting debut in Ladies vs Ricky Bahl (2011), for which she won the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut. Chopra has won multiple awards, including a Filmfare and a National Film Award.

Aside from her movie career, Chopra is a human rights champion. She is a well-known celebrity who endorses a variety of businesses and products. Chopra has published three of her songs, all of which were popular on India’s charts.

10. Shraddha Kapoor

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Shraddha Kapoor is a famous Indian actress. Before making her film debut, she studied theatre at Boston University for one year before dropping out to pursue an acting career. She made her film debut in the 2010 drama Teen Patti, for which she was nominated for Filmfare’s award for Best Female Debut.

The following year, she was honored with the Stardust Searchlight Award for Best Actress for her performance in the teen drama Luv Ka The End. She rose to attention for her role as Arohi Keshav Shirke in the 2013 love musical Aashiqui 2, which became her first commercially successful endeavor and earned her critical praise and nominations for the Filmfare Award for Best Actress.

11. Vidya Balan

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Vidya Balan was born in India on January 1, 1979. With her parts in female-led films, she has fought for a change in how women are portrayed in Hindi cinema, earning her appreciation. She has won multiple honors, including the National Film Award and six Filmfare Awards. In 2014, she was given the Padma Shri by the Indian government.

Vidya supports humanitarian causes and women’s empowerment in particular. She broadcasts a radio program and is a member of the Indian Central Board of Film Certification. Vidya is wed to the filmmaker Siddhartha Kapur.

12. Alia Bhatt

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Alia is an Indian-descent British actress who works in Hindi cinema. She is a famous Indian actress, among the highest-paid and the recipient of several awards.

She has been included in publications such as Forbes India and the Celebrity 100 list. She has been included in the 2017 Forbes Asia 30 under 30 lists of actresses.

13. Kriti Sanon

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Kriti Sanon is a famous Indian actress in the Hindi cinema business. She was born in New Delhi to Rahul Sanon and Geeta Sanon. She graduated from the Jaypee Institute of Information Technology with a degree in engineering.

She entered the movie business as a model after completing her degree, and in 2014, she made her screen debut in Telugu film with Nenokkadine, alongside Telugu Superstar Mahesh Babu. Kriti made her Bollywood debut in the same year with Sabbir Khan’s Heropanti, which earned her the Filmfare Award for Best Debuting Actress. Kriti subsequently appeared in three commercially successful Bollywood films.

Before making her film debut, Kriti Sanon appeared in several television advertisements, including those for Closeup, Vivel, Samsung, Bata, and Amul, among others. In 2015, Sanon participated in her second Hindi film, Rohit Shetty’s Dilwale, one of the world’s top films.

Kriti Sanon appeared in two Hindi films in 2017: Raabta and Bareilly Ki Barfi. In 2019, Kriti Sanon featured alongside Kartik Aryan in the romantic comedy film Luka Chuppi. Kriti Sanon has also appeared in songs such as ‘Aao Kabhi Haveli Pe’ from the 2018 film Stree and ‘Aira Gaira’ from the film Kalank (2019).

In 2019, Kriti will release the Hindi films Arjun Patiala, Housefull 4, and Panipat, followed by Mimi in 2020.

14. Shruti Hassan

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The Indian starlet and background singer has a solid reputation; she began her career at an early age and has since appeared in films such as Hey Ram (2000), Luck (2009), and Oh My Friend (2011).

Her work as a playback vocalist has garnered her several nominations, including the Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer. She has since embarked on a career as a music producer and founded her own band. She even got the award for Best Music Director.

FAQs about Famous Indian Actress

Who is the most famous actress of India?

Deepika Padukone

Who is the no. 1 actress of India?

Priyanka Chopra Jonas

Who are the top 5 Indian actress?

Deepika Padukone
Katrina Kaif
Alia Bhatt
Priyanka Chopra
Kangana Ranau


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