Action has never been only restricted to men in Bollywood. There have been many actresses from Golden Age to Modern Bollywood who are doing action sequences. Humari Baat has made the list of 10 Bollywood actresses who have done tremendous action in Bollywood films.
Top 10 Bollywood actresses who performed best action sequences
10. Taapsee Pannu
One of the most underrated actresses of this generation is Taapsee Pannu who can do anything right from comedy, drama, and even Action. Who can forget the Naam Shabana, Baby, and many others, in which Taapsee nailed every bit of action scenes.
9. Deepika Padukone
Often cited among India’s finest actresses, Deepika Padukone is the most popular actress in Bollywood of this generation. She is lucky to have been signed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali in a maximum number of films. If we talk about Action, Deepika has shown some memorable action sequences in Bajirao Mastani and Pathaan. She has done a bit of action in Race 2 and others films too.
8. Hema Malini
Vintage Bollywood Heroines were not left behind in action scenes. One such actress is Dream Girl Hema Malini. Seeta aur Geeta, Nastik, Sholay, and many other films in which Hema Malini is fighting men. Hema Malini was a top actress of the 1970s, she is doing the action in many of her films.
7. Priyanka Chopra
Priyanka nowadays is a Hollywood star but during her Bollywood days, she was actively involved in Action movies like Mary Kom, Krrish 3, Don 2, Drona, and Bajirao Mastani. Priyanka is a very versatile actress. She is known for doing larger-than-life characters in her films. Citadel is another action saga but it is Hollywood Project.
6. Rani Mukerji
Mardani 1 and 2, No One Killed Jessica, Rani Mukerji is like Chhota packet bada dhamaka when it comes to action. The evergreen and ever-talented superstar Rani Mukherjee is a great actress. Right from her initial films like Mehandi and Raja ki Aayegi Baraat, She is known to take Revenge by herself.
5. Katrina Kaif
Katrina Kaif is one of the most beautiful actresses in the current generation. She was last seen in a thunderous female-oriented film Phone Bhoot. But who can forget the film “Kabir Khan’s ‘Ek Tha Tiger’ and ‘Phantom’, as well as Ali Abbas Zafar’s ‘Tiger Zinda Hai’.”, in which she has not only given a great performance but she shined bright in celluloid with her action scenes too.
4. Madhuri Dixit
One of the most iconic actresses ever Madhuri Dixit is also featured in many action films. She is the only actress to have killed a maximum number of villains by herself in the films. Anjaam, Dil Tera Aashique, Prem Granth, Prem Deewane, Mrityudand, Gulaab Gang, Aasoo Bane Angaare, and many more are a few of her Action dramas. Dhak Dhak Girl is doing hard actions in Gulaab Gang Film even in her late 40s. She is a blue senior belt holder in Taekwondo.
Khoon Bhari Mang, Phool Bane Angaare, Biwi ho to Aisi, Lajja, Insaaf, Insaaf Ki Awaaz, and countless other films are some action sagas of Umrao Jaan of Bollywood. Rekha in all senses is a benchmark for every new-age actress. She is versatile, tough, energetic, and graceful all at the same time.
2. Kangana Ranaut
One name that has revolutionized the entire Bollywood Industry to work in content-driven cinema is Kangana Ranaut. She fears no one in both reel and real life. She dared to work in action movies in altogether female-centric films. No matter whether her film is a hit or flop but she has been praised by fans and critics equally. Krish 3, Dhakad, Manikarnika, Panga, etc have featured her as an action heroine. The quality of her action swag is amazing.
The original onscreen hero of the 1980s Sridevi is a bonafide action heroine. She is fighting villains even when Sunny Deol and Rajnikanth are there in the film i.e. Chaalbaaz. She is fighting even in films like Main Tera Dushman in which she is playing a cameo role. Mr. India, Army, Sherni, etc. She is not with us anymore but to be honest no one can replace our Sridevi.