Bollywood is a home to irresistible charm and breath taking beauty but oddly enough, it is not the significant factor that contributes to earn them fame and popularity. It is sheer hard work and undying passion to make a difference and be versatile. Let’s take a look at 5 top Bollywood celebrities that made a difference and managed to rule the hearts of Indian women by being an inspiration to them.
Deepika Padukone who is known for her finest acting in Cocktail, Chennai Express and Yeh Jawani Hai Dewani and has also been nominated for best actress on more than one occasions has a history of playing badminton at national level. She left her career in sports to become a model and subsequently a brilliant actress. It all started with a cleavage controversy started by Times Of India and how Deepika courageously took a stance against yellow journalism. It earned her millions of female fans including women celebrities. She continued to inspire women by opening up about depression and confessed to have been a victim of it. Right after winning success for this super courageous act, she went on to star in a short film, My Choice where she talked about how a woman must never be suppressed by her male counterparts.
“In my family, my father is the only male amongst us but we all have a voice” Deepika tells.
Smriti Irani is a famous Indian politician and a successful television actress and producer who has won number of prestigious Television awards such as Indian Television Academy Awards for her intense and notable acting. Right now, she represents Bharatiya Janata Party and is the incumbent Minister Of Human Resource Development. Very few know the story of her struggle. She started with contesting for Femina Miss India in 1997 but lost. She continued with raised spirits and though her struggling times, she survived by working at McDonalds and even wiping floors. Her success today is the inspiration for millions of her female fans.
A multi-talented actress, director and writer who is not intimidated by anyone despite having dark complexion in a society like India. She is a co-founder of Leapfrog, an advertising company that works towards making socially conscious ad films. She gives inspirational talks about the need of social movements in India. She works actively against AIDS and abuse against women. She is particularly admired by women for raising her voice against discrimination based on skin color. She was the face of “Dark is beautiful campaign” that worked for similar cause.
Kangana Ranaut who was studious as a child and her parents wanted her to be a doctor, went against her family to prove her success among women celebrities. A girl who belonged to a small town, Bhambla had to struggle hard and there were times when she had only bread and pickle to eat. She took acting quite seriously and gave significant performances in movies like “Queen”. She has won National film award and two Film Fare awards. Her success story is certainly an encouragement for her female followers and they follow her to become like her.
Vidya Balan, despite of not possessing great features and eye catching figure, gives outstanding performances. Her ability to choose versatile roles and her powerful performance that brings life to her character is her unprecedented attribute. She has won one National award, five screen awards and Five Filmfare awards. No Bollywood actress has yet surpassed her in confidently choosing every type of role and fit seamlessly to the character. Bobby Jasoos is her most brilliant performance in this regard. This is the reason she is so popular among top Bollywood celebrities because they see her beyond the glamor or beauty of Bollywood and judge her for her acting.
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