See our picks of the top 10 most popular Indian Bollywood Actresses in 2016. As Bollywood goes much further into the successful depth of the film industry, its talents – actresses and actors – also stand out on their own spotlights. And they do, indeed, especially these Bollywood actresses who are remarkably known with their outstanding participation in the film (plus their gorgeous faces!). Who are these popular Bollywood actresses, then?
Well, it may be difficult to pick out who are taking the limelight but some really do stand out among the crowd. These Bollywood actresses appear in various films, namely the successful ones, and also who have been into a huge number of TV promotions, endorsements, box office returns and recognitions and popularity among the fans.
A reliable source filtered all the Bollywood actresses who have been successful and incomparably popular on their respective careers.
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Top 10 Hottest Indian Bollywood Actresses in 2016
10. KATRINA KAIF
The 10th on the list is the English-Indian actress, Katrina Kaif. Katrina’s career in Bollywood was a bit a shaky when she first entered acting. Viewers and critics have thrown out all their criticisms to the actress regarding her ability in acting. She may have a rocky start in Bollywood but she proved that all failures could all come out well eventually. And it did so with Katrina Kaif. She had won several awards as the Best Actress with her films such as New York & Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani and Tees Maar Khan. Until today, Katrina’s working on with her career in acting, modelling and dancing. Photo Source: www.coloringpages-biographies.com
9. ANUSHKA SHARMA
This next beautiful actress definitely deserves the spot in our list, Anushka Sharma. Not only has she established her career as an actress but as well as a film producer. She had her breakthrough in 2009 and has rocked the Bollywood industry ever since. Been nominated as the Best Actress and won some of it as well because of her impeccable success in the film industry. She’s known with her films such as Jab Tak Hai Jaan, Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi, Band Baaja Baaraat, and NH10. Well, we can’t deny how stunning she is plus her fashion statements which she was awarded with by various magazines. She also endorses various brands and products such as Nivea, Pantene, TVS Scooty, Elle 18 Cosmetics and Bru Coffee. Photo Source: www.deccanchronicle.com
8. DEEPIKA PADUKONE
As one of the highest-paid actresses in India and known to be one of the most attractive personalities not only in her country but in the world, no doubt Deepika is one of the hottest and popular actresses in Bollywood. She’s become well-known with her successful movies such as Om Shanti Om, Love Aaj Kal, Cocktail, Piku, Chennai Express, Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela and Bajirao Matsani. She’s been nominated many times for Best Actress and won some of it. With her popularity, Deepika has endorsed several brands and products such as Garnier, Tissot, Sony Cyber-shot, Nescafe, Vogue eyewear, Pepsi and Maybelline. With her huge fanbase in India and worldwide, Deepika is the most followed Indian actress in Twitter and in Facebook.
Throughout the years, Deepika Padukone had been into various struggles in her life and career yet she had handled them with poise and professionalism. The way she had handled issues and controversies is something remarkable about her. Deepika’s been praised with her strong personality, her professionalism and great passion toward her career. Photo Source: movies.upcomingdate.com
7. SONAM KAPOOR
You may have seen her remarkable acting from her recent breathtaking movie Neerja. Yes, Sonam Kapoor has done quite a great job with her movie which have received positive feedbacks from the critics and viewers. No wonder she’s one of the most popular and renowned actresses in the Indian film industry, Bollywood.
Sonam has had a lot of success before with her previous projects such as Raanjhanaa in 2013 which actually gave her breakthrough in her career. Though she had a failures with her projects, she showed much passion with her acting and proved she could do more, as she had said, “I have always tried to do different films and … I try to be different for every character. I like doing different things to challenge myself in every way and don’t like to repeat myself.” In the succeeding years, Sonam Kapoor proved more with her other films, yet despite criticisms, she was still praised by her competence.
Sonam Kapoor’s not all just with acting but as well as helping other people. She’s a very active supporter of charitable organizations which are related with cancer patients, widows, orphans, child-welfare and animal treatment. Photo Source: www.tribuneindia.com
6. PRIYANKA CHOPRA
The 5th on our list is the ever beautiful, Priyanka Chopra. Priyanka was the winner of Miss World 2000. With all that beauty and talent, no doubt she was the Miss World and now she’s making her name in Bollywood.
After winning the title in the pageant back in 2000, it had become an open door for more opportunities in the film industry for Priyanka. She debuted in 2003 with her film The Hero then had subsequent success throughout the years with her films Andaaz, Mujhse Shaadi Karogi, Aitraaz, Krrish, Don and Fashion all of which she had won several awards including Best Actress. Such beauty and talent in one! Not only with that, she has also been very successful with her singing career.
So much for her beauty and talent is another part of her that makes her personality much worthy above all – kind heart. She has participated in various philanthropic projects and was even appointed as the UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador for Child Rights back in 2010. She’s very active and vocal in promoting awareness related to environment, women’s rights, health, education and gender gap. Photo Source: www.people.com
5. JACQUELINE FERNANDEZ
Jacqueline Fernandez took off through her Bollywood career back in 2009 when she auditioned for the role in the fantasy drama Aladin. Since then, her career has been unstoppable and had completed various successful projects. Some of which were Murder 2, Housefull 2, Housefull 3 and Race 2. Another turning point in her career was when she had the leading role for the Indian film Kick and of which was the highest-paid Bollywood films of all time. She had received several awards such as Most Stylish Bollywood Actress and Best Actress. Photo Source: www.missmalini.com
4. ALIA BHATT
Alia could be the youngest in our list yet one of the most successful actresses of her generation. It seems that her career skyrocketed in the short period of time. She debuted in 2012 with minor roles but 2014 was a turning point of her career. Her movie Highway astounded everyone with her talent in acting and won an award with it. In that same year, Alia completed two movie projects titled as 2 States and Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania which made her win several awards.
Alongside Kareena Kapoor Khan, Alia’s currently promoting for her new movie Udta Punjab. Photo Source: www.scoopwhoop.com
3. SHRADHHA KAPOOR
Shraddha Kapoor takes the 3rd spot on our list.
The 29-year-old actress is started her career in the Bollywood industry back in 2010. She’s been making name in the industry, not only as an actress but also as a singer and fashion designer. Because of her talent in singing, her portrayal as a singer in the romantic drama movie Aashiqui 2 had become very successful. Her other movies were Haider, Ek Villain, ABCD 2 and Baaghi which all have reached to its success. In just a short period of time, Shraddha has become one of the most successful and most popular actresses in India. Photo Source: www.etcfn.com
2. KAREENA KAPOOR KHAN
You would probably remember her from the movie 3 Idiots. The movie which had garnered positive reviews because of its creative and unique plot and unforgettable lessons in life. Yes, one of the main characters in that movie was played by Kareena Kapoor Khan. And she definitely deserves this spot on our list!
The 35-year-old actress has been active in the film industry since 2000. She has had various movie projects but her 2001 Bollywood movie, Kabhi Khushi Kabhie, was indeed the breakthrough of her career. The movie was a great success and was even a blockbuster hit! She revealed in an interview how growing up surrounded by the film industry had helped her be more interested with acting. And with her professionalism in acting, Kareena’s now one of the highest-paid celebrities in India and a highly-renowned actress. Throughout the years, Kareena’s career has always been on its peak. She’s known with her excellence in various portrayals and even on very challenging roles. Because of such passion and expertise in acting, Kareena’s handprints were among the Bollywood Walk of Fame.
Kareena’s currently working on with the promotion of her latest movie Udta Punjab. Photo Source: www.bollywoodlife.com
1. KANGANA RANAUT
We’re now down to the first in our list, Kangana Ranaut!
Due to her success in Bollywood films, Kangana’s one of the highest-paid celebrities in India. She started off with her career in 2006 and quickly jumped off to success with her debut film Gangster and was awarded with Best Female Debut. Also, because of her challenging roles in Woh Lamhe (2006), Life in a… Metro (2007) and Fashion (2008), her competence in acting was highly praised and made her win several awards including Best Actress. In 2015, Kangana Ranaut was even more recognized when she portrayed for the dual roles in Tanu Weds Manu Returns. She had won as Best Actress several times which she definitely deserved for such excellence.
In addition to her success in the film industry, Kangana’s considered as one of the Most Desirable Women in India, one of the most Bankable actresses in the industry, and one of the most attractive and most stylish actresses in India. Photo Source: www.mid-day.com