Top Female Bollywood Stars 2017

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Kangana Ranaut

Actress, Queen
Kangana was born in the Hindi-speaking Ranaut family on 20 March 1987 in Bhambla, near Manali, which is in the Mandi district in the State of Himachal Pradesh, India. Her dad’s name is Amardeep, who is a businessman and contractor, her mom, Asha, is a school-teacher. She has two sisters, eldest one is Rangoli…
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Katrina Kaif

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 the state of Tamil Nadu in India…
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Deepika Padukone

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 campaigns for Liril…
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Alia Bhatt

Actress, Highway
Alia is the daughter of Mahesh Bhatt (director, producer, and screenwriter) and Soni Razdan,(film actress and director). She has one sister Shaheen Bhatt, a half sister Pooja Bhatt, and a half brother Rahul Bhatt. Actor Emraan Hashmi and director Mohit Suri are her cousins and producer Mukesh Bhatt is her uncle…
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Priyanka Chopra

Actress, Barfi!
Priyanka Chopra was born 18th July 1982 to the family of Capt. Dr. Ashok Chopra and Dr. Madhu Chopra. She had a very varied upbringing. She started her education at La Martinière Girls College in Lucknow as a resident student; a short stay at Maria Goretti College in Bareilly prepared her for further studies in the USA…
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Sunny Leone

Actress, Ragini MMS 2
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, young Sunny was a consummate performer…
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Kareena Kapoor

Actress, 3 Idiots
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; her paternal uncles…
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Kriti Sanon

Kriti Sanon was born in New Delhi, India to Rahul Sanon, a Chartered Accountant, and Geeta Sanon, an Associate Professor at Delhi University. She has one sibling, Nupur. Sanon did her schooling from Delhi Public School, R K Puram, New Delhi and completed Bachelor of Technology in Electronics and Communication, from Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, Noida, Uttar Pradesh.
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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 the Filmfare Best Female Debut…
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Nargis Fakhri

Actress, Rockstar
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 Imtiaz Ali’s Rockstar alongside Ranbir Kapoor…
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Bipasha Basu

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 accountant but ended up being the Ford Supermodel of the World when she was just 17 years old…
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Sonakshi Sinha

Actress, Dabangg
She is the daughter of legendary Indian actor Shatrughan Sinhaand 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
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Jacqueline Fernandez

Actress, Kick
Jacqueline’s father Elroy Fernansez is a Sri Lankan and mother Kim is a Malaysian. She has two brothers and an older sister. Her parents moved to Bahrain when she was very young. After her schooling in Bahrain, she was awarded a Scholarship to study at the University of Sydney, where she pursued a degree in Media and Communications in Sydney…
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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 played…
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Huma Qureshi

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 movie too called Billa 2 but got delayed due to some unknown reason…
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Ileana

Actress, Barfi!
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. She appeared in many commercially successful movies like Jalsa, Kick etc…
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Sonam Kapoor

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 education…
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Vidya Balan

Actress, Kahaani
Vidya was born in Palghat, Kerala, India. Her family consists of her dad, P.R. Balan, who is the Vice-President of ETC Channel; mom – a home-maker, and an elder sister, Priya, who is married to Kedar. She also has an aunt by the name of Raji Raju. The Balan family re-located to live at Road No. 11…
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Madhuri Dixit

Actress, Devdas
Born in a Marathi-speaking Koknastha Hindu Brahmin family consisting of dad, Shankar, mom, Snehlata, sisters, Rupa and Bharati, and brother, Ajit. An acclaimed Kathak dancer, acting was not her goal, for she wanted to be a Micro-biologist, and did study in that course in Bombay’s Parle College, in Vile Parle (East), Bombay…
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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 channel…
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Aditi Rao Hydari

Actress, Rockstar
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 performance in Sudhir Mishra’s Yeh Saali Zindagi…
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Lisa Haydon

Actress, Queen
Lisa Haydon is a model-turned-actress. Born to an Indian father and Australian mother. Lisa was born in Chennai and has lived in Australia, India and the US. She started modelling at the age of 19 in Australia and then she moved to India in 2007 at the age of 21. Ever since, she has walked the ramp…
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Richa Chadha

Richa began her career as a model and then she moved to theater. She has performed plays touring in India and Pakistan. Later, she also received her training under Barry John Richa acted in the critically acclaimed movie Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye! as the character of Dolly, both the movie and her role were well appreciated…
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Dia Mirza

Dia Mirza was born on 9th December in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh. Born to a Bengali mother, Deepa, and a German father, Frank Handrich, she grew up imbibing the value of different world views. Having studied at J Krishnamurti School, where students get educated not by rote, but by resolute guidance to be free of social conditioning…
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Chitrangda Singh

Actress, Desi Boyz
“You have outdone Smita Patil,” said Shekhar Kapur, when he saw Chitrangda Singh’s performance in her debut movieHazaaron Khwaishein Aisi. 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 making the transition to the silver screen…
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Anushka Sharma

Actress, PK
Sharma was born in Bangalore, but her parents are from Uttarakhand. Her father, Col. Ajay Kumar Sharma, is an army officer and her mother Ashima Sharma is a housewife. She has an elder brother named Karnesh, who was a state-level cricketer and is now in the Merchant Navy. She studied in Army School and graduated with specialization in arts from Mount Carmel College…
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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

Actress, Jodhaa Akbar
Aishwarya was an architecture student before she entered modeling as her part-time job. She was best known for her Pepsi commercial with Mahima Chaudhry. With her green-gray eyes, she was already approached by big names in India’s film industry, where they offered her starring roles. She rejected the film offers since she aimed to be an architect…
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Vaani Kapoor

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 worked with Oberoi Hotels before turning to modeling and acting as a profession…
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Genelia D’Souza

Genelia D’Souza is an Indian actress, model, and host. She has appeared in Telugu, Hindi, Tamil, Kannada, and Malayalam language films. After gaining wide attention in a Parker Pen commercial with Amitabh Bachchan, D’Souza began her acting career with Tujhe Meri Kasam in 2003. She was recognized for her role in Boys the same year…
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Asin

Actress, Ghajini
Asin was born in Kochi, Kerala, India to Seline and Joseph Thottumkal. She hails from Thottumkal family which is a Syro-Malabar Catholic Nasrani family spread mainly in Thodupuzha, Muvattupuzha and Pala. Her father is a businessman and her mother a surgeon. Asin did her schooling in Naval Public School and St.Teresa’s Higher Secondary School in Kochi…
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Sridevi

Sridevi was born on August 13, 1963 in her father’s hometown of Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu, India. Her mother was from Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh. So Sridevi grew up speaking Telugu and Tamil. She has a sister named Srilatha and a stepbrother named Satish. Her dad passed away during the year 1991, while her mom died during 1997…
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Rani Mukerji

Actress, Veer-Zaara
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 Mukherjeeis a film producer, now turned director. Her maternal aunt…
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Preity Zinta

Actress, Kal Ho Naa Ho
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 the next film he would announce would have her in the lead…
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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 cameras and bright lights…
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Esha Gupta

Actress, Jannat 2
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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 with a Bachelors degree in Mass Communication from the St. Xavier’s University in Bombay. Penty began modeling in 2005, walking the ramp for Italian designers Trussadi and Ferre during the India-Italy festival in 2006…
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Yami Gautam

Actress, Vicky Donor
She received IIFA – Star Debut of the Year Award and Zee Cine – Best Female Debut Award for Vicky Donor. She has acted in Total Siyappa and Action Jackson in 2014 and, Badlapur in 2015 against Varun Dhawan. All these movies performed well at the box office. She has also acted in Telugu Movie Courier Boy Kalyan and Tamil movie Tamilselvanum Thaniyar Anjalum.
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Shilpa Shetty

Actress, Dhadkan
Among very few actresses, Shilpa Shetty was nominated for her first film Baazigar. The following year she delivered another blockbuster hit I’m the Expert, You’re the Novice where she starred with Akshay Kumar and Saif Ali Khan. However, the proceeding years her movies failed to succeed at the box office, though she did receive critical acclaim for some of her performances…
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Kalki Koechlin

Kalki Koechlin was born to French parents in a small village in Pondicherry. Her parents had come to India as hippies in the 1970s and settled there after they fell in love with the country. Her parents are devotees of Sri Aurobindo. Kalki was studying in Ooty when her parents insisted that she attend university…
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Zarine Khan

Actress, Housefull 2
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 enough money to run the house…
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Lauren Gottlieb

America first saw Lauren take the stage on Season 3 of FOX Network’s hit reality series So You Think You Can Dance. Her love for dance and undeniable gift landed her a spot in the final six contestants. Once the season was over, the producers could not bare to have Lauren leave and quickly found a way for her return…
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Ameesha Patel

Grand-daughter of Indian freedom fighter, lawyer, and former Justice Rajni Patel, Amisha, a Gemini, was born in Bombay’s Breach Candy Hospital. She is nicknamed Angel and Princess. 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 three letters of her mother’s name Asha…
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Sana Khan

Actress, Silambattam
Sana Khan was born into a Muslim, Pashtun family in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Her father is originally from Kannur, Kerala and her mother, Saeeda, is from Mumbai Sana completed her high school (12th grade) from Mumbai and did not pursue any further studies as she became involved in modeling at an early age.
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Surveen Chawla

Actress, Ugly
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Twinkle Khanna

Actress, Baadshah
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 1974, 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 Kapadia; has a sister…

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