Desi Girls

by tasinbc | created - 27 Jan 2019 | updated - 2 months ago | Public

My favourite actresses from South Asia

1. Amy Jackson

Actress | 2.0

Amy Jackson is a British actress who began her acting career in India.

Amy became a household name after movies such as 'I', 'Singh is Bling' and '2.0'.

Jackson landed her first Hollywood role as Saturn Girl in season 3 of The CW's superhero series Supergirl (2017) and can be next seen in Guy ...

2. Nusrat Jahan

Actress | Har Har Byomkesh

Nusrat Jahan was born on January 8, 1990 in Calcutta, West Bengal, India. She is an actress, known for Har Har Byomkesh (2015), Shatru (2011) and Zulfiqar (2016). She was previously married to Nikhil Jain.

3. Sohini Sarkar

Actress | Har Har Byomkesh

Sohini Sarkar was born on October 1, 1992 in Calcutta, West Bengal, India. She is an actress, known for Har Har Byomkesh (2015), Byomkesh Pawrbo (2016) and Bengali Variation (2021).

4. Kyra Dutt

Actress | C.I.D.

Kyra Dutt was born on March 12, 1991 in Calcutta, West Bengal, India. She is an actress, known for C.I.D. (1998), Zulfiqar (2016) and Calendar Girls (2015).

5. Koneenica Banerjee

Actress | Haami

Koneenica Banerjee was born on May 21, 1980 in Calcutta, West Bengal, India. She is an actress, known for Haami (2018), Mukherjee Dar Bou (2019) and Har Har Byomkesh (2015). She has been married to Surajit Hari since January 2017.

6. Tanushree Chakraborty

Actress | Zombiesthaan

Tanushree Chakraborty was born on August 6, 1984 in Calcutta, West Bengal, India. She is an actress, known for Zombiesthaan (2019), Gumnaami (2019) and Antardhaan.

7. Priyanka Sarkar

Actress | Byomkesh O Chiriakhana

Priyanka Sarkar was born on December 31, 1990 in Calcutta, West Bengal, India. She is an actress, known for Byomkesh O Chiriakhana (2016), The Royal Bengal Tiger (2014) and Ei Prithibi Tomar Aamar (2009). She was previously married to Rahul Banerjee.

8. Celina Jaitly

Actress | Seasons Greeting

Celina Jaitly was born on 24th Nov 1981 in Kabul, Afghanistan to a Punjabi Indian father and an Afghan Hindu mother. Her father Colonel V.K. Jaitly, is a retired Indian Army colonel, and her mother, Meeta, an Afghan is a child psychologist, as well as a beauty queen. Celina has one brother, who is ...

9. Bipasha Basu

Actress | Dhoom:2

Fate intervened when Bipasha recoiled and passed out when dissecting a rat. Thus ended her dream of being a medical professional. She was enrolled in the science faculty until 12th standard, but switched to commerce thereafter. After acquiring a degree in commerce she planned to be a chartered ...

10. Lara Dutta

Actress | Don 2

It is not a secret that Lara Dutta is a beauty with brains. This was demonstrated when she scored the highest possible marks in the history of the Miss Universe Contest. After this she was crowned Miss Universe 2000, making history as not only the most beautiful but also the most intelligent young ...

11. Esha Deol

Actress | Koi Mere Dil Se Poochhe

Fluent in English, Hindi and Tamil, Scorpion Esha was born on November 2, 1982 to Hema 'Dreamgirl' Malini, and Dharmendra 'He-Man' Deol. She has a younger sister, Ahana, and two step-brothers, Sunny and Bobby, both well-known Bollywood super-stars in their own rights. Bobby is married to Tanya ...

12. Mimi Chakraborty

Actress | Bojhena Shey Bojhena

Mimi Chakraborty was born on February 11, 1989 in Jalpaiguri, West Bengal, India. She is an actress, known for Bojhena Shey Bojhena (2012), Baazi (2021) and SOS Kolkata (2020).

13. Arunima Ghosh

Actress | Punglingo Strilingo

Arunima Ghosh was born on November 27, 1984 in Calcutta, West Bengal, India. She is an actress, known for Punglingo Strilingo, Tangra Blues (2021) and Ek Phali Rodh (2014).

14. Mumtaz Sorcar

Actress | Red Oliender's Roktokorobi

Mumtaz Sorcar was born on September 15, 1986 in Calcutta, West Bengal, India. She is an actress, known for Red Oliender's Roktokorobi (2017), Saala Khadoos (2016) and Guru (2017).

15. Swastika Mukherjee

Actress | Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!

Swastika Mukherjee was born on December 13, 1980 in Calcutta, West Bengal, India. She is known for her work on Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! (2015), Dil Bechara (2020) and Shibaji (2008).

16. Sreelekha Mitra

Actress | Ashchorjyo Prodeep

Sreelekha Mitra was born on August 30, 1975 in Calcutta, West Bengal, India. She is an actress, known for Astonishing Lamp (2013), Rainbow Jelly (2018) and Madhu Malati (1999).

17. Mahima Chaudhry

Actress | Pardes

First got noticed as a model for Pepsi, where she was over-shadowed by Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. Career launched by Subhash Ghai, who also launched Madhuri Dixit, 'Meenakshi Seshadri' and Manisha Koirala. Changed her screen name to Mahima as Subhash Ghai was superstitious about being successful with ...

18. Riya Sen

Actress | Noukadubi

Riya Sen was born on January 24, 1981 in Calcutta, West Bengal, India. She is an actress, known for Noukadubi (2011), Dil Ne Jise Apna Kahaa (2004) and Mone Pore Tomake (2000). She has been married to Shivam Tiwari since August 16, 2017.

19. Shilpa Shetty Kundra

Actress | Baazigar

Among very few actresses, Shilpa Shetty was nominated for her first film Baazigar (1993). The following year she delivered another blockbuster hit Main Khiladi Tu Anari (1994) where she starred with Akshay Kumar and Saif Ali Khan. However, the proceeding years her movies failed to succeed at the ...

20. Nusrat Imrose Tisha

Actress | Ostitto

Nusrat Imrose Tisha (known anonymously as Tisha) is a National Award-winning Bangladeshi actress and model. She is one of the most popular faces on television. Her films Doob: No Bed of Roses, Television, Third Person Singular Number gained critical acclaim worldwide Tisha started her acting career...

21. Tareen Jahan

Actress | Shahoshika

Tareen Jahan is an actress, known for Shahoshika (2021), Dark Room (2021) and Jolchobi (2019).

22. Deepika Padukone

Actress | Chennai Express

Deepika Padukone, born 5 January 1986 in Copenhagen, Denmark, is an Indian model & Actress. She is the daughter of former badminton Champion Prakash Padukone. Her mother tongue is Konkani. Deepika has a younger sister named Anisha.

She has been modeling appearances in print and television advertising...

23. Koena Mitra

Self | Om Shanti Om

Koena Mitra was born on January 7, 1984 in Calcutta, West Bengal, India. She is an actress, known for Om Shanti Om (2007), Insan (2005) and Musafir (2004).

24. Amrita Arora

Actress | Raakh: A Poem Masked in Blood

5' 4 1/2" tall, Bombay girl, Maliaka Arora's sister, Amrita Arora was born on January 31st, 1981. She started her career as a model and then appeared in music videos. She was featured in ads for Ponds, Elle 18, After Smoke, and Sunsilk fruitiness. She is now most famous for hosting MTV House full ...

25. Malaika Arora

Actress | Dabangg

Born to a Punjabi father and Malayali Catholic mother, Malaika Arora started as a MTV VJ when MTV was launched in India. Recognizing her potential, MTV India gave her prime time roles in their shows "Love Line" and "Style Check". She also hosted award ceremonies and concerts on the television ...

26. Priyanka Chopra Jonas

Actress | Baywatch

Priyanka Chopra Jonas (née Chopra) was born on July 18, 1982 in Jamshedpur, India, to the family of Capt. Dr. Ashok Chopra and Dr. Madhu Chopra, both Indian Army physicians. She had a very varied upbringing. She started her education at La Martinière Girls College in Lucknow as a resident student; ...

27. Kajol

Actress | Kuch Kuch Hota Hai

Kajol was born on August 5, 1974 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India as Kajol Mukherjee. She is an actress, known for Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998), Fanaa (2006) and My Name Is Khan (2010). She has been married to Ajay Devgn since February 24, 1999. They have two children.

28. Dia Mirza

Actress | Kaafir

Dia Mirza was born on 9 December 1981 in Hyderabad in an interracial, German and Bengali family.

Her father Frank Handrich was a German graphic and industrial fair designer, architect, artist and interior designer and mother Deepa excelled in interior and landscape design. She now volunteers as a ...

29. Rani Mukerji

Actress | Black

Mukerji comes from a film-oriented family of Bengali origin. Her father, Ram Mukherjee, is a retired director and one of the founders of "Filmalaya Studios". Her mother, Krishna Mukherjee, was a playback singer. Her brother, Raj Mukherjee is a film producer, now turned director. Her maternal aunt, ...

30. Ameesha Patel

Actress | Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai

Grand-daughter of Indian freedom fighter, lawyer and former Justice Rajni Patel, Amisha, a Gemini, was born in Bombay's Breach Candy Hospital. Her younger brother Ashmit Patel is also a Bollywood film actor and her name is a blend of the first three letters of her father's name Amit and the last ...

31. Preity Zinta

Actress | Veer-Zaara

Preity Zinta shot to fame as the refreshing, cool, wet model in the Liril commercial. She also modeled for Perk and her dimpled smile won the hearts of millions. Preity never thought she would be an actress. Kapoor saw her in the Liril commercial and liked her so much that he instantly decided that...

32. Ileana D'Cruz

Actress | Barfi!

Ileana D'Cruz is an Indian-born Portuguese actress and model. She made her debut in the Telugu film Devadasu, which became the year's first major commercial success. She debuted in Tamil with "Kedi".

Telugu movie "Pokiri", which was one of the highest money grosser, set her in top slot actresses. ...

33. Yami Gautam

Actress | Kaabil

Yami Gautam is an Indian film actress who was born on 28th November 1988 in Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh, India. She has predominantly worked in Hindi films while briefly working in Kannada, Punjabi, Telugu, Malayalam and Tamil films. Yami is considered to be 'One of the Most Versatile Actresses in ...

34. Shraddha Kapoor

Actress | Aashiqui 2

Shraddha Kapoor is an Indian film actress. Prior to making her cinematic debut, she took up theatre studies at Boston University, but dropped out after her first year to begin her acting career. She made her screen debut in the 2010 drama fictional Teen Patti for which she earned a nomination for ...

35. Hrishitaa Bhatt

Actress | Asoka

Hrishita Bhatt was born into a Bengali-speaking family on May 10, 1981, in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. She used to take dance lessons as a child, was athletic and believed in keeping fit from her school days.

She wanted to be a pilot, but after completing her education at Trinity College, London; ...

36. Aneesha Joshi

Actress | Padmaavat

Aneesha Joshi is known for her work on Padmaavat (2018), Heartbeats (2017) and Simran (2017).

37. Urvashi Rautela

Actress | Kaabil

Urvashi Rautela was born and raised in Haridwar, a small town in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. She is an established Bollywood actor, model and beauty pageant enthusiast having won several crowns and accolades for herself including participating in the 2015 Miss Universe contest. She shot to ...

38. Mehzabien Chowdhury

Actress | Porobashinee

Mehjabin Chowdhury is a Bangladeshi well-known actresses and model, who comes to the showbiz arena with the joining beauty pageant Lux Channel I Superstar. She is a successful TV commercial actress and model in Bangladesh. She comes to the limelight when she appeared in 'Banglalink Desh' TV ...

39. Sonakshi Sinha

Actress | Holiday

She is the daughter of legendary Indian actor Shatrughan Sinha and Poonam Sinha and sister to Luv Sinha and Kussh Sinha. She started her career as a model and walked the ramp in the Lakme Fashion week in 2008. She got her break in movies after being signed up by Salman Khan for his thriller Dabangg...

40. Parineeti Chopra

Actress | Hasee Toh Phasee

Parineeti Chopra is an Indian actress and singer who appears in Hindi films, was born on in Ambala, Haryana into a Punjabi family. Her father, Pawan Chopra, is a businessman and supplier to the Indian Army at Ambala Cantonment and her mother is Reena Chopra. Chopra studied at the Convent of Jesus ...

41. Anushka Sharma

Actress | PK

Anushka Sharma was born on 1 May 1988 in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh. Her father, Colonel Ajay Kumar Sharma, is an army officer, and her mother, Ashima Sharma, is a homemaker. Her father is a native of Uttar Pradesh, while her mother is a Garhwali. Her elder brother is film producer Karnesh Sharma, who ...

42. Katrina Kaif

Actress | Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

Katrina Kaif is one of eight siblings, 7 girls and 1 boy, from a mother who is a Caucasian of British Nationality, and a father who was formerly from Kashmir, India, but who has since acquired British citizenship. Her mother is now re-settled in Chennai (formerly known as Madras), the Capital of ...

43. Madhuri Dixit

Actress | Devdas

Madhuri Dixit is one of the most acclaimed actors and Kathak dancers Bollywood have ever witnessed. Born in a Marathi Brahmin Koknastha family to Mr. Shankar and Mrs. Snehlata, Madhuri Dixit has two sisters Rupa, Bharti, and brother Ajit. She performed decently well in her academics and aspired to ...

44. Taapsee Pannu

Actress | Pink

Taapsee Pannu was born on August 1, 1987 in Delhi, India. She made her acting debut with the 2010 Telugu film Jhummandi Naadam, directed by K. Raghavendra Rao. Since then, she has appeared in a number of critically acclaimed films such as Aadukalam, Vastadu Naa Raju and Mr. Perfect. Her Tamil film ...

45. Jacqueline Fernandez

Actress | Kick

Jacqueline Fernandez is a Bahraini-Sri Lankan actress from Manama, Bahrain and was raised in a multi-ethnic family. Jacqueline's father Elroy Fernandez is from Sri Lanka and her mother Kim is a Malaysian. She has two brothers and an older sister. Her parents moved to Bahrain in 1980s due to the ...

46. Daisy Shah

Actress | Race 3

Daisy Shah is known for her work on Race 3 (2018), Jai Ho (2014) and Khakee (2004).

47. Zareen Khan

Actress | Ready

Khan was born to a Muslim Pathan family in Mumbai. Khan was forced to abandon her education while in college and begin working due to the financial troubles of her family. With no marketable skills to rely on, she tried her hand at modeling. Khan did quite a few small assignments that fetched her ...

48. Sana Khaan

Actress | Gaganam

Sana Khan was born on August 21st 1987 in a Muslim, Pashtun background in the city of Mumbai, India. At a young age, she took up modelling and as a result decided not to pursue further education post her 12th grade. Landing her first film, Yehi Hai High Society (2005), a low budget B-movie, opened ...

49. Sherlyn Chopra

Actress | Maya: by Sherlyn Chopra

Sherlyn Chopra is an Indian actress and webcam model who became the first Indian to have graced the iconic Playboy magazine. Sherlyn Chopra loves to express the mellifluous aspect of her personality through music albums and singles. Her last single was titled, Bad Girl which was Sherlyn's take on ...

50. Rakhi Sawant

Actress | Main Hoon Na

Rakhi Sawant was born on November 25, 1978 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India. She is an actress and director, known for Main Hoon Na (2004), Chura Liyaa Hai Tumne (2003) and Mutthirai (2009).

51. Jaya Ahsan

Actress | Debi

Jaya Ahsan has been one of the busiest actors in Bangladesh over the last few years. Known for being versatile, she has skillfully portrayed a wide array of characters. Jaya Ahsan is a Bangladeshi actress and producer. Starting her career as a model and, later, as a television actress, she ...

52. Rituparna Sengupta

Actress | Ahaa Re

Rituparna Sengupta was born on November 7, 1971 in Calcutta, West Bengal, India. She is an actress and producer, known for Ahaa Re (2019), Drishtikon (2018) and Teenkahon (2014). She has been married to Sanjay Chakrabarty since December 13, 1999. They have two children.

53. Parno Mittra

Actress | Byomkesh

Parno Mittra was born on October 31, 1989 in Siliguri, West Bengal, India. She is an actress, known for Byomkesh (2014), Rajkahini (2015) and Saheb Bibi Golaam (2016).

54. Sudiptaa Chakraborty

Actress | Jyeshthoputro

Sudiptaa Chakraborty is known for her work on The Elder Son (2019), Uronchondi (2018) and C/O Sir (2013). She has been married to Avishek Saha since May 15, 2014. She was previously married to Rajesh Sharma.

55. Saayoni Ghosh

Actress | Byomkesh O Chiriakhana

Saayoni Ghosh was born on January 27, 1993 in Calcutta, West Bengal, India. She is known for her work on Byomkesh O Chiriakhana (2016), Rajkahini (2015) and Astey Ladies (2019).

56. Ena Saha

Actress | Byomkesh

Ena Saha was born on March 14, 1992 in Calcutta, West Bengal, India. She is an actress and producer, known for Byomkesh (2014), Byomkesh Phire Elo (2014) and SOS Kolkata (2020).

57. Ritabhari Chakraborty

Actress | Ogo Bodhu Sundari

Ritabhari Chakraborty was born on June 26, 1992 in Calcutta, West Bengal, India. She is an actress and writer, known for Ogo Bodhu Sundari (2009), Naked (2017) and Pari (2018).

58. Debolina Dutta

Actress | Unicorn

Debolina Dutta was born on April 20, 1977 in Calcutta, West Bengal, India. She is an actress and producer, known for Unicorn (2021), Ebar Shabor (2015) and Bhotbhoti. She has been married to Tathagata Mukherjee since 2014.

59. Shama Sikander

Actress | Mann

Shama Sikander was born on August 4th, 1981 in Makrana, Rajasthan. Her birth name is Shama Gesawat. Her father is Sikander Ali Gesawat, and mother is Gulshan Sikander Ali Gesawat. Shama has two brothers, Rizwan and Khalid, and one sister named Salma. In 1991, she came to Mumbai to try her luck in ...

60. Donna Munshi

Actress | Karwaan

Donna Munshi is an actress, known for Karwaan (2018), Indori Ishq (2021) and Follower (2021).

61. Tia Bajpai

Actress | Identity Card

Tia Bajpai was born on February 22, 1985 in Lucknow, India. She is known for her work on Identity Card (2014), Lanka (2011) and The Maniac - Hell on my mind.

62. Deepshikha Nagpal

Actress | Yeh Dooriyan

Deepshikha Nagpal was born on January 27, 1977 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India. She is an actress and writer, known for Yeh Dooriyan (2011), Red Swastik (2007) and Baadshah (1999). She was previously married to Kaishav Arora and Jeet Upendra.

63. Twinkle Khanna

Actress | Barsaat

Very few people have the privilege of being born on the same day as their mom or dad, Tina is one of them. She was born on 29 December 1973, and shares her date of birth with her dad, Jatin alias super-star Rajesh Khanna, born in 1942. Tina is the daughter of well-known Bollywood actress, Dimple ...

64. Raveena Tandon

Actress | Aks

Daughter of Bombay film industry (Bollywood) director Ravi Tandon. Raveena dropped out of Bombay's Meethibai College to pursue a career as a model with middling success. She made her movie debut with the flop _Pathar Ke Phool (1991)_. Her next few films were also failures and it was only with Andaz...

65. Sushmita Sen

Actress | Main Hoon Na

Sushmita was born in the Bengali-speaking Sen family on November 19, 1975 in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India. Her family consists of her dad, Shubeer, a former Indian Air Force Wing Commander; mom, Subhra, Jewelry Designer and owner of a Dubai-based store. She has two siblings, a sister named ...

66. Amrita Rao

Actress | Main Hoon Na

Amrita was born in the Rao family on June 7, 1986 in Mumbai, She speaks Konkani. She comes from a well to do Hindu family. Her dad owns an Advertising Agency.

Amrita did not want to purse any career with Bollywood as she wanted to graduate in psychology, which she eventually did.

No stranger to ...

67. Shenaz Treasury

Actress | The Big Sick

Shenaz Treasurywala was born on June 29, 1981 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India. She is the daughter of a Merchant Navy captain and spent the first seven years of her life traveling the globe on board cargo ships carrying potatoes, onions and rice. After completing her school she enrolled in St. ...

68. Minissha Lamba

Actress | ...Yahaan

Minisha Lamba was born in the New Delhi-based Punjabi speaking Sikh family consisting of her dad Kewal, mom Manju, and brother Karan. She had not really decided to act in films, her goal was to become a Journalist, but she loved modeling and was fortunate enough to be selected to model for Cadbury....

69. Tara Sharma

Actress | Khosla Ka Ghosla!

Tara Sharma was born on January 11, 1977 in London, England. She is an actress and director, known for Khosla Ka Ghosla! (2006), Mr Prime Minister (2005) and The Other End of the Line (2007). She has been married to Roopak Saluja since November 27, 2007. They have two children.

70. Neha Dhupia

Actress | Tumhari Sulu

Neha was born in the Punjabi-speaking Dhupia family in Cochin, India, on August 27, 1980, and as is customary with most Punjabi and Sikh families - she was nicknamed 'Chotu'. Her dad is an Officer in the Indian Navy, Pradip Singh Dhupia; her mom, Manpinder, is a homemaker, and she has a brother, ...

71. Sophiya Chaudhary

Actress | 1 - Nenokkadine

Sophiya Chaudhary is known for her work on 1: Nenokkadine (2014), Aa Dekhen Zara (2009) and Vedi (2011).

72. Masumeh Makhija

Actress | Maqbool

Masumeh Makhija, also known as Masumi Makhija, is an award winning Bollywood actress, born in 1984. She started her career as a child artist, with a number of commercials and t.v. series. The actress who caught the eye with her talent in debut film Chupke Se and the critically acclaimed Maqbool. ...

73. Shamita Shetty

Actress | Mohabbatein

Shamita made her film debut in 2000 with the Yash Raj Films blockbuster Mohabbatein, which was directed by Aditya Chopra. Her portrayal of Ishika earned her the 2001 IIFA Award for Star Debut of the Year - Female[5]. Soon after she gave the best dance numbers to Bollywood , including "Sharara ...

74. Preeti Jhangiani

Actress | Mohabbatein

Preeti was born in the Sindhi-speaking Jhangiani family on August 18, 1980 in Mangalore, Karnataka, India. She used to study in St. Xavier's College, in Ahmedabad. She is fluent in Sindhi, Hindi, English and also has some knowledge of Malyalam and Telugu.

Preeti first made her appearance in a music ...

75. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

Actress | Jodhaa Akbar

Born into a traditional south Indian family, Aishwarya started modeling at a young age. This green-blue-eyed beauty appeared in advertisements for many prestigious firms; the ones that brought her into the limelight were the garden sari and the Pepsi ad. Crowned Miss India 1994 runner-up, she was a...

76. Ayesha Takia

Actress | Dor

Ayesha Takia was born in Mumbai on April 10th 1986. Her father's name is Nishit, a Gujarati and her mother's name is Faridah, who is half Maharashtrian and half Caucasian British.

Ayesha had never let her lack of speaking Hindi fluently come in her way. A go-getter, she is no stranger to the silver ...

77. Isha Koppikar

Actress | Don

Coming from a Konkani-speaking Mangalorean family of learned academicians, Isha has herself completed a course in Life Sciences from Ruia College, and was born on September 19, 1976 in Bombay, India. She has a younger brother.

After completing her college course, she contested the 1995 Miss India ...

78. Anjana Sukhani

Actress | Allah Ke Banday

Anjana Sukhani was born on December 10, 1978 in Jaipur, Rajasthan, India. She is an actress, known for People of Allah (2010), Maximum (2012) and Good Newwz (2019).

79. Alia Bhatt

Actress | Highway

Alia Bhatt (born 15 March 1993) is an actress and singer of Indian origin and British citizenship, who works in Hindi films. The recipient of several accolades, including four Filmfare Awards, Bhatt is one of the highest-paid actresses in India. She has appeared in Forbes India's Celebrity 100 list...

80. Asin Thottumkal

Actress | Ghajini

Asin was born in Cochin, Kerala, India in the Malayalam-speaking Thottumkal family which consists of her businessman dad, Joseph, and mom, Dr. Seline, who practices in Ernakulam. She attended Naval Public School in Cochin, and after obtaining her Matriculation, was enrolled in St. Theresa's Higher ...

81. Kajal Aggarwal

Actress | Thuppakki

Kajal made her acting debut in the 2004 Hindi film Kyun... Ho Gaya Na!, as a minor supporting role as the friend of lead actress Aishwarya Rai. Telugu film Chandamama became her first major successful film. In 2009 "Magadheera" which was the biggest blockbuster of all time in Telugu cinema, she ...

82. Amala Paul

Actress | Mynaa

Amala Paul is an Indian film actress, who works primarily in the Tamil film industry. After appearing in supporting roles in a few low budget ventures, she was acclaimed for the portrayal of a controversial character in the film, Sindhu Samaveli. Despite the failure of that film, Amala became noted...

83. Anushka Shetty

Actress | Bãhubali 2: The Conclusion

Anushka Shetty is an Indian Film Actress. She was also a Yoga Instructor and has trained under yoga guru Bharat Thakur.

This tall and gorgeous beauty debuted in the 2005 Telugu film Super starring Nagarjuna which was super hit at box office. Later her performance in Vikramarkudu make her noticeable....

84. Tamannaah Bhatia

Actress | Bãhubali: The Beginning

Tamanna Bhatia is an Indian film actress born in Mumbai, India. She made her acting debut in 2005 with Hindi film Chand Sa Roshan Chehra (2005).

Also in 2005, she made her Telugu debut with movie Sree (2005). In 2006, she appeared in her first Tamil film, Kedi (2006). In 2007, she starred in two ...

85. Mallika Sherawat

Actress | Murder

Mallika Sherawat was born on October 24, 1976 in Rohtak, Haryana, India as Reema Lambha. She is an actress, known for Murder (2004), The Myth (2005) and Ugly Aur Pagli (2008). She was previously married to Karan Singh Gill.

86. Sara Loren

Actress | Makan Aka Home a Heaven

Sara Loren was born on December 11, 1985 in Kuwait. She is an actress, known for Makan Aka Home a Heaven (2006), Kajraare (2010) and Sultanat (2014).

87. Kirti Kulhari

Actress | Pink

Kirti Kulhari was born on May 30, 1985 in Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan, India. She is an actress, known for Pink (2016), Uri: The Surgical Strike (2019) and Shaitan (2011).

88. Udita Goswami

Actress | Paap

Udita was was born in Dehradun to a father from Varanasi and a mother from Shillong. She studied in Maa Anandmayi Memorial and D.A.V. Public schools until the 8th standard.

Always wanting to be part of showbiz, she was not quite happy with her life in Dehradun. When she proposed to re-locate to ...

89. Tarina Patel

Actress | Karzzzz

Tarina Patel is an actress, known for Karzzzz (2008), Bhool Bhulaiyaa (2007) and Chase (2010).

90. Sonal Sehgal

Actress | Aashayein

Sonal Sehgal is an Indian Actress/ Writer/ Producer who started her career with TV shows Saara Akash and Hotel Kingston. She made her debut in cinema with Nagesh Kuknoor's critically acclaimed "Aashayein" and then went on to star in a host of Bollywood films including "Manstostaan" and "Lihaaf" ...

91. Anaitha Nair

Actress | Chak De! India

Anaitha Nair was born on July 19, 1984 in Bangalore, India. She is an actress, known for Chak De! India (2007), Dum Maaro Dum (2011) and Mumbai Calling (2007).

92. Vidya Malvade

Actress | Chak De! India

Vidya Malvade was born as Vidya Malavade. She is an actress, known for Chak De! India (2007), Inteha (2003) and Mismatched (2020). She has been married to Sanjay Dayma since 2009. She was previously married to Arvind Singh Bagga.

93. Sagarika Ghatge

Actress | Chak De! India

Sagarika Ghatge was born on January 8, 1986 in Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India. She is an actress, known for Chak De! India (2007), Fox (2009) and Miley - Naa Miley - Hum (2011). She has been married to Zaheer Khan since November 23, 2017.

94. Mahie Gill

Actress | Dev.D

Mahie Gill was born in Chandigarh, Punjab. She has completed her Masters in theater from Panjab University, Chandigarh in 1998. Mahi got her first break with the Punjabi based Bollywood film Hawayein and has done a couple of Punjabi films along with theatre. Anurag saw her first in a party and ...

95. Chitrangda Singh

Actress | Yeh Saali Zindagi

"You have outdone Smita Patil," said Shekhar Kapur, when he saw Chitrangda Singh's performance in her debut movie Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi (2003). And he is not the only one. Time and again Chitrangda has been compared to the legendary Smita Patil.

Chitrangda began her career as a model prior to ...

96. Soha Ali Khan

Actress | Rang De Basanti

Soha, born in New Delhi, is the daughter of Bollywood actress, Sharmila Tagore, who is also the Chair of the Indian Censor Board, and cricketer Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi. She is also the sister of Bollywood actor, Saif Ali Khan, and former sister-in-law of Bollywood actress, Amrita Singh. She has a ...

97. Aditi Rao Hydari

Actress | Padmaavat

Aditi Rao Hydari was born in 1986 in Hyderabad, from two royal lineages, that of Sir Akbar Hydari and J. Rameshwar Rao the erstwhile Raja of Wanaparthy.

A classical Bharatanatyam dancer, she made her acting debut with Sharada Ramanathan's acclaimed film Sringaram and rose to fame after her ...

98. Kangana Ranaut

Actor | Queen

Kangana was born on 20 March 1987 in Bhambla, near Manali, which is in the Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh. Her dad Amardeep is a businessman and her mom Asha is a schoolteacher. She has two sisters and a younger brother. Her grandfather was an IAS Office. She spent her childhood in Dehra Dunand...

99. Tanushree Dutta

Actress | Chocolate: Deep Dark Secrets

Born in Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, Tanushree comes from a conservative Hindu Bengali family, and had her personality groomed according to strict social norms, resulting in her being shy and very introverted. Her father Tapan was an employee of the Life Insurance Corporation of India. Her mother is a ...

100. Shruti Haasan

Actress | 7 Aum Arivu

Shruti Kamal Haasan is an India Film actress and singer and the daughter of legendary actor Kamal Haasan and Sarika. She has studied at Abacus in Chennai, until 10th grade, when she moved to Mumbai to study psychology at St Andrew's College.

She debuted as a child artist in "Hey Ram" in the role of ...



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