You must be aware of the phrase, "A Man's World", but the women in Bollywood are breaking all the shackles. And are striving hard to achieve equality in Bollywood. Problems like unequal pay, lower status of women were not an uncommon scene in Bollywood. But now the times have changed and a class of women has emerged who receive more pay than their male contenders. These women are trendsetters and inspiration for the upcoming to follow.
Here is a list of women who didn't bow down and emerged as, 'first among equals':
With five national awards in her baggage, the lady has several feathers to her cap. She is women's rights activist and Unites Nation's Population Fund (UNPFA) goodwill ambassador from India. Congress party nominated her candidature to the Rajya Sabha.
Reema Kagti is an Indian director and screenwriter. Her best-known works are Honeymoon Travels and Talaash.
The lady knows her social responsibility. She involved in many non-profit movements like 'LADLI'(which was against female infanticide), 'ROKO-CANCER'and 'ANTI-CORRUPTION'. She is a member of Parliament from Chandigarh.
They say like father, like son. We say, 'like mother, like daughter.' Her mother
Honey Irani was also a screenwriter. She won the Best Director award for her debut film, 'Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara.' She was also praised for her movie, 'Dil Dhadakne Do.'
She is a lady who proved to us that talent gets appreciation. And there is no need of a 'Big Banner' for the promotion. She gave us hits like 'QUEEN' and 'TANU WEDS MANU'. Both were small budget films. And her acting was par excellence.
She is the lady who makes all the big Bollywood celebs to dance to her tunes. She has a successful career as a choreographer and producer. But as a Director, she makes non-sensical movies.
This lady is so much more than a celebrity. She is an interior designer, film producer, newspaper columnist and author. Her store is in Crawford market, called "THE WHITE WINDOW." She has decked up celeb houses like Rani Mukherji and Kareena Kapoor's. She is a proud co-producer of ‘grazing goats’ pictures. She writes columns for ‘The Times Of India.’ She also released a novel Mrs. Funnybones in 2015.
She's known as "the nightingale of India." LataJi has received prestigious awards like Dada Saheb Phalke Award and Bharat Ratna. Heer career span in Hindi cinema is around seventy years. She is the most loved female singers of all times.
She is a proud winner of 'Bigg Boss 5.' She got married to business tycoon
Raj Kundra. She has judged many Indian reality shows. She also owns Rajasthan Royals which is an IPL team.
She is the sister-in-law of Shabana Azmi. She is a phenomenal actress.