True Bollywood Actresses (Underrated)

by atulinternet | created - 03 Jun 2016 | updated - 12 Jun 2016 | Public

1. Anaitha Nair

Actress | Chak De! India

Anaitha Nair was born on July 19, 1984 in Bangalore, India. She is an actress, known for Chak de! India (2007), Dum Maaro Dum (2011) and Mumbai Calling (2007).

2. Chitrashi Rawat

Actress | Chak De! India

Chitrashi Rawat is an actress, known for Chak de! India (2007), Luck (2009) and Black Home (2015).

3. Tannishtha Chatterjee

Actress | Brick Lane

Tannishtha Chatterjee is an Indian actress, best known for her performance in Sarah Gavron's Brick Lane (2007), the film adaptation of Monica Ali's best selling novel of the same name. She was nominated for the British Independent Film Awards as the best actress for Brick Lane along with actresses ...

4. Sandhya Mridul

Actress | Page 3

Sandhya Mridul was born on March 28, 1975 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India. She is an actress, known for Page 3 (2005), P.O.W. Bandi Yuddh Ke (2016) and Force (2011).

5. Nushrat Bharucha

Actress | Kal Kissne Dekha

Nushrat Bharucha is an actress, known for Kal Kissne Dekha (2009), Pyaar Ka Punchnama (2011) and Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety (2018).

6. Shweta Tripathi

Actress | Masaan

Shweta Tripathi was born on July 6, 1985 in New Delhi, India. She is an actress, known for Masaan (2015), Haraamkhor (2015) and Mirzapur (2018). She has been married to Chaitnya Sharma since June 29, 2018.

7. Neetu Chandra

Actress | 13B: Fear Has a New Address

Neetu Chandra is the most talented and beautiful face of Indian cinema. She has appeared in a number of Hindi and Tamil movies and with every film, she leaves an unforgettable impression of her immense acting skills. And if this is not enough, she holds the Black Belt in Taekwondo (Martial Arts) ...

8. Raima Sen

Actress | Baishe Srabon

Raima Sen was born on November 11, 1979 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India as Raima Dev Varma. She is an actress, known for Baishe Srabon (2011), The Japanese Wife (2010) and Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd. (2007).

9. Swara Bhaskar

Actress | Raanjhanaa

Swara Bhaskar is an actress, known for Raanjhanaa (2013), Nil Battey Sannata (2015) and Veere Di Wedding (2018).

10. Huma Qureshi

Actress | Gangs of Wasseypur

Huma Qureshi born and raised in Delhi. Her father is a famous restaurant owner called Saleem's a chain of some 10 restaurants in Delhi. Her brother, Saqib Saleem is an actor and acted in Mujhse Fraaandship Karoge. In year 2011 an announcement was made that Huma would make her Bollywood debut in a ...

11. Radhika Apte

Actress | Andhadhun

Radhika Apte is an Indian film and stage actress born in Pune, Maharashtra, India. She is an Economics graduate from Fergusson College, Pune. She is associated with Mohit Takalkar's theatre troupe 'Aasakta' in her hometown. She is the daughter of one of Pune's leading neurosurgeons, Dr. Charu Apte.

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12. Divya Dutta

Actress | Bhaag Milkha Bhaag

Divya Dutta is an Indian Actress from Ludhiana (Punjab) who has acted in various Hindi and Punjabi movies.She did her schooling from Sacred Heart Convent in Ludhiana.She has won more than 25 awards in the Film Industry including Zee Cine awards for best supporting role in "Veer Zaara" and IIFA ...

13. Kiron Kher

Actress | Devdas

Kiron Kher was born on June 14, 1955 in Punjab, India as Kiran Thakar Singh. She is known for her work on Devdas (2002), Rang De Basanti (2006) and I'm Always Here (2004). She is married to Anupam Kher. They have one child.

14. Mahie Gill

Actress | Dev.D

Mahie Gill was born in Chandigarh, Punjab. She has completed her Masters in theater from Panjab University, Chandigarh in 1998. Mahi got her first break with the Punjabi based Bollywood film Hawayein and has done a couple of Punjabi films along with theatre. Anurag saw her first in a party and ...

15. Achala Sachdev

Actress | Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge

Achala Sachdev was born on May 3, 1920 in Peshawar, North-West Frontier Province, British India. She is known for her work on Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995), Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham... (2001) and Sampoorna Ramayana (1961). She was married to Clifford Douglas Peters. She died on April 30, 2012 ...

16. Farida Jalal

Actress | Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge

Farida Jalal was discovered by Filmfare's United Producers' Talent Hunt in the 1960s. She starred in her first movie as a teenager, in the Rajshri Productions' "TAQDEER' in 1967. Thereafter she has starred in more than 200 movies as a character actress mainly, but also as lead actor in some. She is...

17. Helen

Actress | Sholay

Helen was born in Burma to an Anglo Indian father named George Desmier and a Burmese mother named Marlene. Her father went missing during the Second World War. Her family migrated to India in 1942 as refugees in order to escape from the Japanese invasion of Burma. Helen was introduced to Bollywood ...

18. Himani Shivpuri

Actress | Kuch Kuch Hota Hai

Himani Shivpuri was born on October 24, 1960 in Dehra Dun, Uttar Pradesh, India. She is an actress, known for Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998), Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995) and Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham... (2001).

19. Jaya Prada

Actress | Sharaabi

Jayaprada was born as Lalita Rani in a middle class household to Krishna and Neelavani in Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh on April 3, 1962. She was a small town girl with dreams of becoming a doctor. Her mother enrolled her in dance and music classes when she was seven years old, in addition to going ...

20. Lalita Pawar

Actress | Anari

With seventy years in the film businesses, Lalita Pawar's long career began as a child in the silent era and continued into leading lady roles, but she is best remembered for her years as a character actor.

Lalita was born Amba Laxman Rao Sagun, the daughter of a wealthy silk merchant. While ...

21. Meenakshi Sheshadri

Actress | Mahaguru

Meenakshi Sheshadri (born on November 16th 1963) is an Indian (Bollywood) film actress and dancer who acted in more than 20 Bollywood films during her times. She won the Miss India contest in 1981 at age 17, nominated as the youngest woman to be crowned Miss India. Making her debut film into ...

22. Neetu Singh

Actress | Jab Tak Hai Jaan

Sonia Singh, now known as Neetu Singh, started her career as a child artiste (Baby Neetu/Sonia) in Bollywood movies (Pavitra Paapi, Waaris &c), and went on to become a full-fledged Bollywood movie actress, with a reputation of having her mom accompany her to almost all shoots. She married her ...

23. Parveen Babi

Actress | Kaala Sona

born and raised in Junagad, Ms. Babi was spotted by renowned B.R. Ishara at Ahmedabad University, and he approached her to act in his forthcoming movie, Charitraheen, which was a sequel to Chetna. Her co-star in this movie was none other than renowned Indian cricketer Salim Durrani. Parveen Babi ...

24. Nirupa Roy

Actress | Chhaya

Kokila was born on January 4, 1931 in Valsad, Gujarat, India, in the Gujarati-speaking Balsara family.

She was married to Kamal Roy at a very young age, and shortly thereafter in 1946 both husband and wife decided to make a career on the silver screen. They traveled to Bombay, both applied, but only ...

25. Rakhee Gulzar

Actress | Daag: A Poem of Love

Rakhee was born in a Bengali-speaking family in West Bengal, on India's Independence Day - 15th August, 1947. She has no connections with anyone in the film industry in India.

She achieved phenomenal success at her very first movie in Bengali 'Bandhu Baran' during the year 1967. She was then noticed...

26. Sushma Seth

Actress | Kal Ho Naa Ho

Sushma Seth was born on June 20, 1936. She is an actress, known for Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003), Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham... (2001) and Kareeb (1998).

27. Tina Ambani

Actress | Pukar

Tina was born in a Gujarati-speaking family in Bombay on February 11, 1955. The Munim family used to live in Bhuleshwar.

Tina shot into fame during the year 1978 when she represented India at the International Teen Contest in Aruba. She won the Miss Photogenic and Miss Bikini awards.Pretty, very ...

28. Zohra Sehgal

Actress | Veer-Zaara

Sahibzadi Zohra Begum Mumtaz-ullah Khan, better known as Zohra Sehgal, was born into a Sunni Muslim Rohilla Pathan family of Rampur, Uttar Pradesh, on 27th April, 1912 in Rampur, Uttar Pradesh, India. However, unlike most other children of traditional households, Zohra Sehgal was a tomboy, who ...

29. Bindu

Actress | Om Shanti Om

Bindu was born on April 17th in the Gujerati-speaking Desai family, consisting of her film producer dad, Nanubhai, and stage actress mom, Jyotsna.

Due to her Bollywood connections she was able to find a niche in movies as early as 1962 with 'Anpadh' in which she plays the 'well educated' daughter of...

30. Dolly Ahluwalia

Actress | Vicky Donor

Dolly Ahluwalia is an actress and costume designer, known for Vicky Donor (2012), Haider (2014) and Bhaag Milkha Bhaag (2013).

31. Bhumi Pednekar

Actress | Dum Laga Ke Haisha

Bhumi Pednekar was born on July 18, 1989 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India. She is an actress, known for Dum Laga Ke Haisha (2015), Toilet - Ek Prem Katha (2017) and Shubh Mangal Saavdhan (2017).

32. Patralekhaa Paul

Actress | City Lights

Patralekhaa was born in Shillong, India in the year 1989. She is an Indian film actress who made her debut in National award winning director Hansal Mehta's film CityLights. She has been featured in several successful commercials with big brands like Tata Docomo, Blackberry etc. during her college ...

33. Nimrat Kaur

Actress | Dabba

Born in Rajasthan, Nimrat was brought up in an army environment, thus hopping from one city to other and from one school to other. After losing her father, during a counter-terrorist operation, at a very young age she moved to Noida in the north of India and went on to finish her remaining ...

34. Rati Agnihotri

Actress | Mujhe Insaaf Chahiye

Rati Agnihotri was born on December 10, 1960 to a Punjabi family in Bombay, India, and has an older sister and brother. Although, she came from a traditional, conservative family, she was allowed to model at age 10, since her sister Anita was a Miss Young India. When she was a teenager, her father ...

35. Nafisa Ali

Actress | Big B

Nafisa Ali is an actress, known for Big B (2007), Aatank (1996) and Godfather: The Legend Continues (2007).

36. Lisa Ray

Actress | Water

Lisa Ray was finishing high school in Canada with aspirations of majoring in Journalism at University when a celebrated fashion magazine approached her to model for them, and she ended up on the cover. This catapulted her into a state of instant celebrity. Her high-profile career got her noticed by...

37. Mugdha Godse

Actress | Thani Oruvan

Mugdha Godse was born on July 26, 1982 in Pune, Maharashtra, India. She is an actress and producer, known for Thani Oruvan (2015), All the Best: Fun Begins (2009) and Fashion (2008).

38. Reema Sen

Actress | Gangs of Wasseypur

Born in Kolkatta, India. Completed her studies and started modelling. Got her first break in Telugu and Tamil films, then started concentrating on Hindi films. A widely and popularly known actress in South India.

39. Rukhsar Rehman

Actress | Uri: The Surgical Strike

Rukhsar Rehman is an actress, known for Uri: The Surgical Strike (2019), PK (2014) and Sarkar (2005).

40. Tulip Joshi

Actress | Kabhi Kahin...

Tulip was born in Bombay, India, to a Hindu Gujerati father and a Christian Lebanese mother. As a result she has practiced both Hinduism and Christianity. She participated in and excelled in sports activities. She studied in Bombay, and went to graduate from Mithibai College in Food and Chemistry. ...

41. Tejaswini Kolhapure

Actress | Ugly

Tejaswini Kolhapure is an actress, known for Ugly (2013), Raavan (2010) and Paanch (2003). She is married to Pankaj Saraswat. They have one child.



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