Now Bollywood the cinema of India stands out among the best film industry worldwide. If we considering film production then Bollywood is largest in the world. Maybe Bollywood wouldn’t have been where it is today if it wasn’t for our fabulous leading ladies. From the start actresses of Bollywood have played a major role despite the male actors. It’s really tough to decide the best among so many artists who have dazzled Bollywood over the years. Based on acting and stardom here is the list of the top iconic actress of Bollywood! I have had to take into account a lot of factors like the number of films they have done, their performances in those films and also how long and how well they have survived and the legacy they have left.
Best Actress of Bollywood
Bollywood Dream Girl; Hema Malini Chakravarty was born into a Tamil Iyengar family in Ammankudi, Tiruchirappalli to V.S. Ramanujam Chakravarthy and Jaya Chakravarthy on 16 October 1948.
Hema Malini is one of the most successful female films stars in the history of Indian cinema. She almost did more than 150 films in a career span of 40 years. She has been nominated 11 times for the Filmfare Award for Best Actress. In 2000, she was presented with the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award. In the same year, she was honored with the Padma Shri by the Government of India.
One of the most finest and beautiful actresses in Hindi cinema was born on 10 October 1954 in Chennai. She considered as. Rekha has acted in over 180 films in a career spanning over 40 years. She has won three Filmfare Awards. She has also won a National Film Award for Best Actress. Rekha married Delhi-based industrialist Mukesh Aggarwal in 1990, after a year he committed suicide. After that Rekha never thought about remarrying.
Sridevi was born to Ayyapan and Rajeswari on 13 August 1963 in Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu. She started her career as a child actor in 1967. She was one of the greatest and most popular actresses and India’s First Female Superstar. She has won four Filmfare Awards—two for Hindi films, and one each for Tamil and Telugu films. Sridevi is often cited by film media as one of the best actresses of Indian Cinema. She was awarded Padmasri by the government of India. This leading lady died in Dubai following a cardiac arrest on 24 February 2018.
Madhuri was born as ‘Madhuri Shankar Dixit’ on 15th May 1967, in Mumbai, Maharashtra. She was trained as a Kathak dancer during her bachelor degree. Though she wanted to be a micro-biologist, life took a different turn and she ended up as one of the most successful actresses in Bollywood. She has won numbers of Filmfare Awards. She is the only one actress who holds the record for the highest number of Best Actress nominations at Filmfare. In 2008, she was awarded the Padma Shri, India’s fourth-highest civilian award by the Government of India.She also topped Rediff’s list of the ‘Best Bollywood Actresses Ever’, on Women’s International Day, in 2007. She has married Shriram Madhav Nene on 17 October 1999.
The most beautiful woman on Earth Aishwarya Rai has given some super hits like 'Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam', 'Devdas', etc. She was one of the first actresses to put India & Bollywood on a global map. Aishwarya Rai was born into an ethnic Bunt family in Mangalore, Karnataka on 1 November 1973. Aishwarya started modeling at a young age. Crowned Miss India 1994 runner-up, 1994 miss world. India’s ambassador to hollywood. Aishwarya began dating Bollywood actor Salman Khan. But she married to actor Abhishek Bachchan son of Amitabh bachchan, they met in 1997.