The Bollywood Industry has given us a lot of excellent and great Actresses over the years. Starting from Suraiya, Madhubala,
Kareena Kapoor Khan
, Hindi Cinema has seen it all. The Acting skills and charm of these spectacular women has given up liftment to their career and fame. Not only in Family portraying roles, but also in the Modern Avatar they have risen above in their parts every time they perform. Back in the 70’s-80’s, in a Male Dominated Industry they have gain the great feats, by their command on acting, expressions, style, etc. The actresses not only have made Bollywood proud, but also they have gone beyond their capabilities to provide the fame and respect to the India, with their works, like
, a few names in justification. These female actors have made all of us proud and shown the World, that they can do anything. There have been numerous Female centered characters in movies like, Mother India, Hare Rama Hare Krishna, Pink, Pinjar, Queen, Kahani, and many more to remember. Apart from the acting, they have also been very good in singing and direction as well. With that said, we are here to present to you all with a list of National Award winning actresses from Bollywood.
Born in the year 1950, to the renowned Poet Kaifi Azmi, she is one of the most gracious and natural actress. She is known for her fierce and intense roles in the movies. She is known for leading the Women Flag in the Era of 70’s-80’s. She is known for portrayal of roles for the rights of Women, Poor, taking her liberal values to all time higher and higher. She made her debut in the Industry with Shyam Benegal Directorial Venture, Ankur, in 1974. She is known for, her serious roles in the Movies. She has done more than 120 films in her career, both Hindi and Bengali. Most of her films focus on Indian Society and its Culture. She is currently working as a Social Activist for various roles such as Women’s Rights and also Awareness towards Abortions. She has done a lot of movies, where Woman Character is in lead, such as, Godmother. She has bagged five National Awards and five Filmfare Awards under her name.
Born in the year 1986, she is one of the Most Fashionable Actress in the Bollywood. She started her career at the age of 16, as a Model. She made her debut into the Bollywood Movie Gangster in 2006, opposite
. She is known for her outspoken nature and opinion, which puts her in a lot of controversies. She also, won the Filmfare Best Debut actress award, for her movie Gangster. Her quite memorable movies include Queen,
Tanu Weds Manu
, and Tanu Weds Manu Returns. Her latest controversy includes, an argument with Director Karan Johar. She is known for her expressive and Bold Avatar’s in the movies, which can be felt through her eyes and expressions. She is having, 3
National Film Awards
and 3 Filmfare Awards under her name.
Sharmila is an Indian Actress from Bollywood. She was born in the year 1944, in Hyderabad. She is also known by the name, Begum Ayesha Sultana, which she took after her Marriage with Nawab Pataudi Khan. She has acted in many Hindi Movies, including, Aradhana, Amar Prem, Mausam,
, Daag, and many more. She started her acting career with the Bengali Movie, Apur Sansar, in 1959. Her first Hindi Movie is,
Kashmir Ki Kali
, in the year 1964. She was the President of the Indian Film Censor Board from 2004-2011. She is also, known for her Bold Acting in her early Movies. She was also the UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, in 2005. She was also, one of the Jury Member for the Cannes Film Festival in 2009. She is having, two National Film Awards and two Filmfare Awards under her name.
Born in the year 1931, she is an Actress, Theatre artist, and Television personality. She has acted in more than 80 Hindi and Marathi films. Graduated from a Film Institute in Pune, she began her career in 1975, with the movie named Charandas Chor. Along with Shabana Ji, she is also made her name in the Bollywood, by becoming the leading Actress of Parallel Cinema. Few of his memorable movies include, Aakrosh,
, Manthan, and Bhumika. She is known for being a feminist, whose central focus remains on the Women Empowerment and Advancement, in the male dominated society. She is having two National Film Awards and a Filmfare Award under his name. She died in the year 1986, at the young age of 31.
Born in the year 1960,
, she is a renowned Indian Actress from Bollywood. She began her Acting Career as a Child Artist, at a very young age of 4 as Master Sooraj, which is a Male Character. She is also known for her portrayal of, boy character (Child artist) in her early Career. Her memorable child character is from the movie Hamraaz, where she plays the role of Actress Vimi Daughter. She later acted in the Movies such as,
Geet Gata Chal
, Kranti, Ram Tera Desh, Satte Pe Satta, Parzania, and many more. Her film, Shoe bite opposite is still to be released. She won her first National Award for the Movie Parzania, for the Best Actress, along with Best Costume Designer Award, for the Movie Hey Ram.
Tabu is an Indian actress from Bollywood, who is known for her fierce roles in the movies. Her original name is Tabassum Fatima Hashmi, and she belongs to Hyderabad. Apart from Hindi, she has also acted in, English, Malayalam, Tamil, and Telugu films.. Her few memorable movies are, Maachis, Kaalapani, Chandni Bar, Maqbool, and many more. She started her Career with some small roles in the movies Bazaar and Naujawan, in 1980, at the age of 14. Her career altering movie was Vijaypath, which was released in the year 1994. She is having, two National Film Awards and six Filmfare Awards under her name.
7. Waheeda Rehman
The daughter of District Magistrate, Waheeda is an Indian Actress from Bollywood. She is a fluent dancer of the Bharat Natyam dance form. She began her career as a child artist as Dancer in Telugu Movie,
. She started her Bollywood career with the film CID, in 1956. She is also having the title of the most beautiful Bollywood actress of all time, from various Media Outlets. Her Dream was to become Doctor, but after her Parent’s demise she was forced to work, and ultimately started working in the Bollywood. Her few memorable movies include, Khamoshi, Reshma Aur Shera, Pyaasa, Kaagaz Ke Phool, Chaudhvin Ka Chand, Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam, Guide, and many more. She is having a National Film Award and two Filmfare Awards under her name.
Born in the year 1950, she is an actress from Bollywood. She began her career, with movie Dastak, in 1970, which also gave her National Film Award for Best Actress. She is also a graduate from the Film Institute of Pune. Her Movie Chetna typecast her as a bold artist, which affected her career. Few of her memorable films are,
, Kissa Kursi Ka, Prem Parvat, and many more. Her movie Chetna brings out the problems and puts focus on the life of Prostitutes, which is regarded as the first film on such issue.
Born in the year 1954, Rekha is an Indian Actress from Bollywood. Her original name is, Bhanurekha Ganesan. She is notorious for her versatility and dusky beauty. She is regarded as one of the finest and talented actresses. Still at the age of 60, she is extremely a Fit and Fabulous. She began her career as a child Artist in the Telugu Movie Rangula Ratnam, in 1966. She started, Her Hindi acting career with a Movie named, Saawan Bhadon. She has acted in more than 180 films, till now. Her few memorable films are,
, Nagin, Kasme Vaade, Muqaddar Ka Sikandar, Mr. Natwarlal, Suhaag, and much more. Her Classical Portray in the Movie Umrao Jaan earned her National Film Award. She is also having, a Padmashree by Indian Government.
10. Vidya Balan
Born in the year 1979, in Mumbai, She is a well established Actress from Bollywood. She gets a lot of praise, for her acting from both, critics and media. She is married, to UTV Pictures Head
Siddharth Roy Kapur
. She began her career as a TV Artist with the Serial Hum Paanch, on Doordarshan. She is also, having a Sociology Degree from, Mumbai University. She began her Bollywood Career with the Movie Parineeta in the year 2005. She got attention from the movies, Lage Raho Munna Bhai, Heyy Baby, and
The Dirty Picture
. Her Movie, Kahaani and Kahaani 2, also got a lot of praise from viewers and critics. Her recent film,
is also getting an overwhelming response from the audience. She is having a National Film Award and Five Filmfare Awards under her name.