Where Bollywood actresses are known for their decorous, respectable, modest and genteel roles, they do not seize to amaze the audiences by some Cocky, audacious and saucy roles from time to time.
Whether it be Zeenat Aman from the 70’s or Vidya Balan in the 21st century, they have made a mark when it comes to performing ‘Bold’ roles that too with a classic element of theatre.
Vidya Balan set fire on the screen with her bold avatar in ‘The Dirty Picture’. Vidya Balan played a role of a bold South Indian actress who is uninhibited in expressing her sexuality and was also seen having scandalous affairs with several men. The role won her many awards for the performance.
Kalki Koechlin made an amazing debut in Anurag Kashyap’s critically acclaimed Dev D. Her bold role of a prostitute as Chandramukhi was much appreciated. She made another bold appearance in Margarita, with a straw.
Kareena Kapoor played a prostitute opposite actor Rahul Bose in Chameli. Kareena Kapoor was applauded by everyone for her acting skills in the movie. This movie was a turning point in her career.
After winning the Femina Miss India title in 2002, Neha Dhupia made her debut with Qayamat in 2003. She got recognition with her bold role in Julie.
Bipasha Basu appeared in an erotic thriller opposite John Abraham. They both being swooned over each other showed a sizzling on-screen chemistry.
Poonam Pandey, the most controversial model became actress playeda lead role in Nasha. The story revolved around a young boy who is bewitched by an older woman’s enthralling beauty.
Actress, singer and musician Shruti Haasan made her debut in Bollywood in Luck opposite Imran Khan. She played role of a prostitute in D-Day. She had many kissing scenes opposite Arjun Rampal.