7 Celebrity Actresses Who Broke Stereotypes In Bollywood

By: Shruti Sood

Priyanka Chopra

After making a name in Bollywood, Priyanka had kickstarted her singing journey. She is also a UNICEF ambassador and she has called it the highest honour of her life.

Deepika Padukone

She had shared her experience of dealing with depression. It was a start of raising awareness for mental health.

Bhumi Pednekar

Bhumi sent out a huge message to the world that body-shaming is not okay. However, after the film was a hit, Bhumi had reduced 40 kgs in just four months.

Kangana Ranaut

She has not just openly talked about the existing problem of nepotism in Bollywood but also let women get the credit in the film industry.

Nandita Das

She has always openly talked about Bollywood's obsession with fair skin actresses. She had joined the campaign 'Dark is beautiful', and had openly revealed that she has by default become the face of it.

Vidya Balan

Vidya made it her plus point and revealed that she has no apprehension of losing weight. And it was her role of Silk Smitha in the film, The Dirty Picture, which had impressed everyone.

Neha Dhupia

Neha Dhupia often talks about the need for a change in respect of pregnant women working in the film industry. She was one actress who was shooting during the eighth month of her pregnancy for the film.