In our world, we see prostitutes as some bad woman who sells her body to make money. But not everyone’s story in the world is same. Here are some instances we get from Bollywood movies which beautifully curated the interesting and emotional stories of prostitutes. today we will tell you about the actress who played the role of prostitutes in various films that revolved around the life of a prostitute.
1) Vidya Balan – 2017
She played a prostitute in the film Begum Jaan. The story is from the 1947 era when the Last Viceroy of India, Mountbatten gave Cyril Radcliffe, the responsibility of dividing India into two parts – India and Pakistan. Radcliffe drew two lines – one in Punjab and another one in Bengal. Begum Jaan’s brothel came in between this Radcliffe line. This is the story how she fought for it.
2) Zeenat Aman – 1974
The veteran actress beautifully played the role of a prostitute in the film Manoranjan. Manoranjan is perhaps the only Hindi movie where prostitution was presented as a ‘fun’ activity without moralizing and the lead actress sleeps with men other than the hero and is not an issue.
3) Waheeda Rahman – 1957
She played the role of a prostitute named Gulaab in the film Pyaasa.
4) Rekha – 1997
In the film Aastha, the Rekha has played a character named Mansi, who is a Married Woman. However, later she becomes a prostitute. This film was one of the controversial films of Bollywood.
5) Sharmila Tagore – 1972
Amar Prem, this was the super hit film of the 70s. “I Hate Tears Pushpa” became the household dialogue after that and is still fresh.
6) Preity Zinta – 2001
She played a role of a prostitute named Madhubala in the film Chori Chori Chupke Chupke who was later approached to become a surrogate mother.
7) Bipasha Basu – 2005
The comedy film in which Bipasha played a role of prostitute Bobby who does prostitution to gather money for the treatment of her ill husband.
8) Tabbu – 2001
Tabu has played the role of Mumtaz Ali Ansari in the film Chandni Bar based on prostitution and dance bar.
9) Rani Mukerji – 2007
In the film Laga Chunri Mein Daag, Rani Mukherjee has played the role of Vibhavari Sahay aka Badki, who gives several sacrifices for her family. That she even becomes a prostitute.
10) Manisha Koirala – 2003
She played a prostitute in the film Market.
11) Sushmita Sen – 2006
In the film Chingari, Sushmita Sen plays a prostitute named Basanti, who is also the mother of a child.
12) Neha Dhupia – 2004
The much-talked film of Neha Dhupia Julie where she played a high-profile prostitute.
13) Konkona Sen Sharma – 2007
She played a prostitute in the film Traffic Signal.
14) Kareena Kapoor – 2003 and 2012
Kareena played the role of a prostitute in two films – Talaash and Chameli.
15) Kalki Koechlin – 2008
She played a prostitute in the film Dev D.