Top 50 hottest current Indian Actresses

by Greenidge_Lewis | created - 20 Jul 2017 | updated - 07 Mar 2020 | Public

1. Kriti Sanon

Actress | Dilwale

Kriti Sanon is an Indian actress who is a predominant name in the Hindi film industry, born in New Delhi to Rahul Sanon and Geeta Sanon. She holds an engineering degree from the Jaypee Institute of Information Technology. After completing her degree, she stepped into the entertainment industry as a...

2. Disha Patani

Actress | M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story

Disha Patani was born in India in 1992. She is an Indian Film actress. She played her first leading role in the film Loafer (Telegu) 2015, Directed by Puri Jaganath. Disha first Bollywood debut was with the movie M.S Dhoni : The Untold Story released in the year 2016, starring opposite Sushant ...

3. 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 ...

4. Sunny Leone

Actress | Lies: Diary of an Escort

Born in Ontario, Canada, Sunny Leone grew up in idyllic surroundings, loving the cold Canadian winters and the snow that came with them. Building snowmen and ice skating were regular activities outside the Leone household every November through March. With a love for sports, singing and dancing, ...

5. Kareena Kapoor

Actress | Jab We Met

Kareena was born to Sindhi-speaking Babita (nee Shivdasani) and Punjabi-speaking Randhir Kapoor in Bombay, India. She has an elder sister, Karisma.

She is born in a family that have been actors for generations, including her paternal great-grandfather, Prithviraj Kapoor; her grandfather, Raj Kapoor;...

6. Vaani Kapoor

Actress | Shuddh Desi Romance

Vaani Kapoor(born August 23, 1988) is an Indian actress marked her debut in (2013) film's Shuddh Desi Romance. She has signed a three movie deal with Yash Raj Films, She is slated to act in the Tamil/Telugu remake of Band Baaja Baraat.

She graduated from Indira Gandhi National Open University, and ...

7. 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 ...

8. Sara Ali Khan

Actress | Kedarnath

Sara Ali Khan was born on 12 August 1995 in Mumbai to Saif Ali Khan, son of Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi and Sharmila Tagore, and Amrita Singh; both actors of the Hindi film industry. A member of the Pataudi family, she is also the maternal granddaughter of Rukhsana Sultana and Shivinder Singh Virk. ...

9. 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...

10. Ananya Panday

Actress | Student of the Year 2

Ananya Panday (born on 30th October 1998) is an Indian actress who works in Hindi films. The elder daughter of actor Chunky Panday and Bhavana Panday. She has one younger sister, Rysa Panday. Before pursuing her acting career, Ananya did her schooling from Dhirubhai Ambani International School, ...

11. Kiara Advani

Actress | Kabir Singh

Kiara Advani was born on July 31, 1992 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India. She is an actress, known for Kabir Singh (2019), Guilty (2020) and Shershaah (2021).

12. Sapna Pabbi

Actress | 24

Sapna Pabbi is British Indian actress, known for her role as India's Kim Bauer in the India adaption of the 24 series (2013) as Kiran Rathod and for her role in PrimeVideo's Inside Edge (2019-present) as Mantra Patil, being India's first ever Emmy nomination in history. Also known for her ...

13. Diana Penty

Actress | Cocktail

Diana Penty was born in Bombay on November 2nd, 1985 to a Christian mother and a Parsi father. She attended St. Agnes high school in Bombay, and graduated with a Bachelors degree in Mass Communication from the St. Xavier's University in Bombay.

Penty began modeling in 2005, walking the ramp for ...

14. 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. ...

15. 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 ...

16. Samantha Akkineni

Actress | Ye Maaya Chesave

Samantha Akkineni, an Indian actress, works predominantly in Telugu and Tamil film industries. She was born on 28 April 1987 and grew up in Pallavaram in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Born to Telugu and Malayali parents, she comes from a modest background and started modeling as a part-time job.

She started ...

17. Elnaaz Norouzi

Actress | Sacred Games

Elnaaz Norouzi is an Indian film actress & model. She was born in Tehran, the capital city of Iran. She pursued modeling alongside her school education & started her career at the age of 14. She pursued her acting course at New York Film Academy.

She has walked the ramp for Hugo Boss at the Berlin ...

18. Pragya Jaiswal

Actress | Kanche

Pragya Jaiswal is an actress, known for Kanche (2015), Jaya Janaki Nayaka (2017) and Gunturodu (2017).

19. Nargis Fakhri

Actress | Spy

Nargis was born to multi-cultural parents in Queens, New York City on 20 October 1979. She started her career as an American model, even appearing in America's Next Top Model Cycles 2 and 3 in 2004. She also posed for the 2009 Kingfisher Swimsuit Calendar. In 2011, she made her Bollywood debut with...

20. Raai Laxmi

Actress | Mankatha

Raai Laxmi was born on May 5th, 1989, in Bangalore, India. Raai is an Indian film model-cum-actress appearing predominantly in South Indian films.

Young Raai Laxmi initially appeared in modeling and advertisements before entering the film industry. She made her acting debut in 2005 for a Tamil ...

21. 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 ...

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. 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 ...

24. 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; ...

25. 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...

26. 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).

27. 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 ...

28. 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 ...

29. Nora Fatehi

Actress | Bãhubali: The Beginning

Nora Fatehi is a Canadian dancer, model, actress, and singer who is best known for her work in the Indian film industry. She comes from a Moroccan Canadian family, and was born and raised in Canada, and despite being of Moroccan Canadian descent, she has also stated in some interviews that she ...

30. Anupriya Goenka

Actress | Padmaavat

Anupriya Goenka is a versatile actress known for Padmavati, directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali. She has played a lead role, in Nagesh Kukunoor's yet to be released film Maya. She also played pivotal roles in Daddy (Dir: Ashim Ahluwalia), Dishoom ( Dir: Rohit Dhawan) and Bobby Jasoos(Dir: Samar ...

31. Esha Gupta

Actress | Jannat 2

Esha Gupta was born on November 28, 1985 in New Delhi, India. She is an actress, known for Jannat 2 (2012), Rustom (2016) and Baadshaho (2017).

32. 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 ...

33. Pooja Hegde

Actress | Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo

Pooja Hegde was born on 13th October 1990 in Mumbai, Maharashtra. She is an Indian Film actress. She made her acting debut in a Tamil film, Mugamoodi (2012) followed by her Telugu film debut in Oka Laila Kosam, opposite Naga Chaitanya Akkineni and Hindi film debut in Ashutosh Gowariker's Mohenjo ...

34. Rakul Preet Singh

Actress | Nannaku Prematho

Rakul Preet Singh is an Indian actress and model who works mainly in the south Indian film industry. She has also appeared in some Tamil, Bollywood and Kannada movies. In a short space of time, Rakul Preet Singh has established herself as one of the leading Telugu film actresses. Rakul Preet Singh ...

35. 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...

36. Neha Sharma

Actress | Solo

Neha Sharma was born on November 21, 1987 in Bhagalpur, Bihar, India. She is an actress, known for Solo (2017), Crook: It's Good to Be Bad (2010) and Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior (2020).

37. Banita Sandhu

Actress | October

Banita Sandhu is a British actress. She was born and raised in Caerleon, South Wales and is of Punjabi descent. Banita began acting as a child in local stage and film productions when she signed her first agent at just 11 years old. She began her professional acting career whilst attending King's ...

38. Jennifer Winget

Actress | Beyhadh

Jennifer Winget was born on May 30, 1985 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. She is an actress, known for Beyhadh (2016), Bepannah (2018) and Saraswatichandra (2013). She was previously married to Karan Singh Grover.

39. Neha Chauhan

Actress | Yaan

Neha Chauhan is an actress and director, known for Yaan (2014), LSD: Love, Sex Aur Dhokha (2010) and Aaviri (2019).

40. Nimrat Kaur

Actress | The Lunchbox

Born in Rajasthan, Nimrat was brought up in an army environment, thus hopping from one city to other and from one school to other. After losing her father, during a counter-terrorist operation, at a very young age she moved to Noida in the north of India and went on to finish her remaining ...

41. Huma Qureshi

Actress | Gangs of Wasseypur

Huma Qureshi born and raised in Delhi. Her father is a famous restaurant owner called Saleem's a chain of some 10 restaurants in Delhi. Her brother, Saqib Saleem is an actor and acted in Mujhse Fraaandship Karoge. In year 2011 an announcement was made that Huma would make her Bollywood debut in a ...

42. Nayanthara

Actress | Iru Mugan

Nayantara was born as Diana Mariam Kurien in a Malayali Nasrani (Syrian Christian) family to an Indian Army Officer father, Kurien Kodiyattu, and Omana Kurien, in Bangalore, Karnataka. She has a brother, Leno, who resides in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

After her father's retirement the family ...

43. 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 ...

44. Kriti Kharbanda

Actress | Super Ranga

Kriti Kharbanda is an actress, known for Super Ranga (2014), Karwaan (2018) and Bruce Lee - The Fighter (2015).

45. Aahana Kumra

Actress | Lipstick Under My Burkha

Born and brought up in Lucknow, Aahana moved to Mumbai during her childhood making the shift from LaMartiniere Girls College, Lucknow to Mary Immaculate Girls High School, Mumbai.

Soon after she completed school, she involved herself with the Prithvi Theatre in Mumbai where she eventually realized ...

46. Tara Sutaria

Actress | Student of the Year 2

Tara Sutaria was born on 19 November 1995 in a Gujarati family. Her family is Parsi. She has a twin sister named Pia. Both trained in classical ballet, modern dance and Latin American dances at the School of Classical Ballet and Western Dance, Royal Academy of Dance, United Kingdom and the Imperial...

47. Tisca Chopra

Actress | Chutney

Tisca is known for carefully choosing to be part of stories that needed to be brought to the people. With the burning desire to act, every endeavor of hers has been respected and applauded. Tisca has acted in over 50 feature films in different languages with many eminent directors like Aamir Khan, ...

48. Sonam Kapoor

Actress | Neerja

Sonam Kapoor comes from an established film family. She is the daughter of actor and producer Anil Kapoor and the grandchild of filmmaker Surinder Kapoor. Sonam is Bollywood royalty with immense support in the Indian film fraternity.

Unlike most star children, Sonam started life with a structured ...

49. Priya Anand

Actress | English Vinglish

Priya Anand is an Indian film actress and model. She studied Communications and Journalism at University of Albany. She has worked in many commercials like Nutrine Maha Lacto, Prince Jewellery and Cadbury Dairy Milk.

Her first release was a Tamil movie "Vaamanan", which was an average movie. After ...

50. Mouni Roy

Actress | Naagin

Mouni Roy is an actress, known for Naagin (2015), K.G.F: Chapter 1 (2018) and GOLD (2018).

51. Raashi Khanna

Actress | Madras Cafe

Raashi Khanna was born on November 30, 1990 in New Delhi, India. She is known for her work on Madras Cafe (2013), Villain (2017) and Adanga Maru (2018).

52. Catherine Tresa

Actress | Madras

Catherine Tresa is an actress, known for Madras (2014), Nene Raju Nene Mantri (2017) and Godfather (2012).



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