We all know that Bollywood has always been a patriarchal industry. However, there are times when powerful actresses have overshadowed even the most famous male co-stars. Bollywood took its time to change its views and make a few women-oriented films. However, the number of women protagonist movies are still a few. We at Bollywood Hush love our Bollywood heroines and would like to celebrate them through this post.
If you notice, most of the women-centric films that are been made nowadays are usually about social issues. But we are not talking about these movies. Let us all look at the films that are strict, commercial mould, and co-starred A-list heroes and still the women lead takes over.
Bollywood heroines powered movies:
Nargis – Mother India
The legendary Bollywood actress Nargis had dominated both Sunil Dutt and Rajendra Kumar in this movie with her impactful performance.
Hema Malini – Seeta Aur Geeta
The actress graciously takes over Dharmendra and Sunil Dutt with her double role.
Sridevi – ChaalBaaz
Sridevi steals the spotlight from the top leading male actors of that time Dharamji’s son, Sunny Deol, and Rajinikanth.
Rekha – Khoon Bhari Maang
Rekha takes her revenge in the most satisfying way while Shatrughan Sinha takes a backseat.
Sridevi – Nagina
Rishi Kapoor let her rule in her eponymous role in this movie.
Sridevi – Chandni
Sridevi becomes the stereotype breaker by again dominating the film against leading actors like Rishi Kapoor and Vinod Khanna.
Madhuri Dixit – Beta
The actress made all the shots while Anil Kapoor was seen in a titular role.
Kajol – Gupt
The actress Kajol walks away with all the accolades in a villainous role.