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List of Bollywood actresses

This is a list of notable actresses who have starred in Bollywood films as leading roles.

1920sEdit

Year with
lead role
Name Debut as
lead role
1920 Patience Cooper Damayanti
1922 Fatma Begum Veer Abhimanyu
Sultana Veer Abhimanyu
1923 Zubeida Kohinoor
1925 Seeta Devi Prem Sanyas
Ruby Myers Cinema Ki Rani
1926 Gohar Mamajiwala Baap Kamai

1930sEdit

Year with
lead role
Name Debut as
lead role
1930 Sabita Devi Kamaner Aagun
Mehtab Kamaal-e-Shamsheer
1931 Esther Victoria Abraham Toofani Tiruni
Kajjanbai Shirin Farhad
Khursheed Bano Eye for an eye
1932 Firoza Begum Bewafa Qatil
Lalita Pawar Kailash
Durga Khote Maya Machhindra
1933 Sardar Akhtar Id Ka Chand
Bibbo Rangila Rajput
Devika Rani Karma
1935 Fearless Nadia Hunterwali
Shobhna Samarth Nigahe Nafrat
Jaddanbai Talashe Haq
Leela Chitnis Shri Satyanarayan
Naseem Banu Khoon Ka Khoon
1936 Jamuna Barua Devdas
Shanta Apte Amar Jyoti
1937 Kanan Devi Vidyapati
1938 Sitara Devi Watan
1939 Begum Khurshid Mirza Bhakti

1940sEdit

1950sEdit

1960sEdit

1970sEdit

1980sEdit

1990sEdit

2000sEdit

Year with
lead role
Name Debut as
lead role
2000 Shamita Shetty Mohabbatein
Kim Sharma
Preeti Jhangiani
Kareena Kapoor Refugee
Ameesha Patel Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai
2001 Dia Mirza Rehna Hai Tere Dil Mein
Gracy Singh Lagaan
Isha Koppikar Aamdani Atthani Kharcha Rupaiyaa
Bipasha Basu Ajnabee
Sandali Sinha Tum Bin
Keerthi Reddy Pyaar Ishq Aur Mohabbat
Monica Bedi
Riya Sen Style
2002 Esha Deol Koi Mere Dil Se Pooche
Amrita Rao Ab Ke Baras
Gauri Karnik Sur
Tulip Joshi Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai
Amrita Arora Kitne Door Kitne Paas
2003 Chitrangada Singh Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi
Genelia D'Souza Tujhe Meri Kasam
Shriya Saran
Shenaz Treasury Ishq Vishk
Nauheed Cyrusi Inteha
Rimi Sen Hungama
Lara Dutta Andaaz
Priyanka Chopra
Neha Dhupia Qayamat: City Under Threat
Bhumika Chawla Tere Naam
Vidya Malvade Inteha
Celina Jaitly Janasheen
Mallika Sherawat Khwahish
Meher Vij Saaya
Sakshi Shivanand Aapko Pehle Bhi Kahin Dekha Hai
Katrina Kaif Boom
2004 Soha Ali Khan Dil Maange More!!!
Gayatri Joshi Swades
Ayesha Takia Taarzan: The Wonder Car
2005 Minissha Lamba Yahaan
Konkona Sen Page 3
Radhika Apte Vaah! Life Ho Toh Aisi!
Tamannaah Chand Sa Roshan Chehra
Vidya Balan Parineeta
2006 Kangana Ranaut Gangster
2007 Anaitha Nair Chak De! India
Shilpa Shukla
Chitrashi Rawat
Sagarika Ghatge
Seema Azmi
Sonam Kapoor Saawariya
Deepika Padukone Om Shanti Om
2008 Asin Thottumkal Ghajini
Anushka Sharma Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi
Prachi Desai Rock On!!
Richa Chadda Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye!
2009 Jacqueline Fernandez Aladin
Shruti Haasan Luck

2010sEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Parveen Babi birth anniversary: Rare photos of the Bollywood diva". The Indian Express. 4 April 2019. Retrieved 21 July 2019.