Women actors of Bollywood have enchanted the audience and their fans with their bold, sensuous and brilliant performances. Now,for a quick look at the top 10 actresses in Bollywood, who impressed the audience in 2012.
Sridevi : With the worldwide success of English Vinglish, Sridevi made her successful comeback as a leading lady post marriage and a long break. After 15-year time out, with her perfect performance, Sridevi has won hearts of millions of middle-class Indian housewives and has overshadowed the young actresses.
Box Office Capsule welcomed the film and Sridevi’s return as “Golden Comeback of the Queen.”
Indian columnist Shobha De tweeted -“Paresh Rawal and Sridevi – Actors of the Year!.”
Amer Shoib of The Cinema Journal called the film “a hilarious, touching, sensitive, and sweet film that marks the triumphant come back of India’s biggest female star…Sridevi.”
Vidya Balan : Last year, she showed her bold and sensuous act in The Dirty Picture, winning a National Film Award for Best Actress. This year she came out with a serious and no-sense avatar in Kahaani, for which she received good appreciation for her performance.
Katrina Kaif : Kaif has appeared in two high-profile productions movies – Kabir Khan’s spy thriller Ek Tha Tiger with Salman Khan and Yash Chopra’s film Jab Tak Hai Jaan alongside Shah Rukh Khan and Anushka Sharma. Her bold sensuous appearance in Agneepath in the item song Chikni Chameli should also be mentioned.
Priyanka Chopra : Chopra received undisputed praise for her portrayal in Barfi, which several reviewers regarded as her best performance to date. The actress was cast as Jhilmil Chatterjee, an autistic girl who falls in love with a deaf and mute boy. Critics said, “her inherent glamorous personality simply disappeared into her character”. Her music career saw the release of her first single, “In My City”, in America on 13th September, 2012.
Anushka Sharma : The actress showed off her acting skills in late filmmaker Yash Chopra’s last film Jab Tak Hai Jaan along with Shah Rukh Khan and Katrina Kaif. With the big stars she managed to stand out with her brilliant act.
Sonakshi Sinha : This year looked good for the star, she has acted with the leading stars of Bollywood – Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar and Ajay Devgn. And the other feat is all the films have proven to be successful; her films Rowdy Rathore and Son Of Sardaar made it to the 100 crore club. Her latest release Dabangg 2 is also expected to be a box-office success.
Kareena Kapoor : She has appeared in four films this year, as a vibrant hairdresser in Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu, as a Pakistani doctor in Agent Vinod, sn actress in Heroine and as a prostitute in Talaash. While Heroine did not receive excellent reviews from critics, Kareena’s performance is considered as her best work to date.
Parineeti Chopra : Parineeti Chopra stole the show in her 2012 movie, Ishaqzaade. The actress who was very much loved by the audiences in her debut film, in Ladies VS Ricky Bahl, shone again in a complex and intense role in Ishaqzaade.
Deepika Padukone : In 2012, Padukone first appeared in Homi Adajania’s Cocktail opposite Saif Ali Khan and Diana Penty. Devesh Sharma of Filmfare said, “Deepika looks ravishing and is one actress who can carry off a bikini. She’s the soul of the film and excels in every scene”.
Huma Qureshi : The actress received applause for her bold performance in Gangs of Wasseypur and later impressed with her role in Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana.
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