6 B-Town Celebs Who Are Real Life Heroines
Bollywood actresses have always left us awestruck; but what actually made us respect, adore and wow them were their real life achievements. There are a lot of heroines who with grit and grace has stolen our hearts. This Women’s Day, let’s celebrate the heroines of Bollywood who has shown the world how to live a true heroine life.
Check out these 6 B-Town Celebs Who Are Real Life Heroines:
1) Gul Panag
Former Miss India, actor, model, pilot, biker, politician and social worker, Gul Panag has tried her hands on literally everything. The actress who touched our hearts with her non-glam roles in Dor and Manorama Six feet Under, believes that “empowerment is not a fruit that someone has to give you, but is a sense of belief that you are equal.” She has followed her heart throughout her life and is now running NGO’s to fight gender discrimination, to manage disasters and for promoting education. The actress is also a licensed pilot now.
2) Deepika Padukone
Deepika Padukone is a woman who broke the stigma around depression when she announced her battle against the ailment on TV. She narrated the trauma she went through and spread awareness to millions of people about the mental sickness. Deepika is also committed to the cause and now owns the Bengaluru based foundation- Live Love Laugh.
3) Shabana Azmi
Shabana Azmi, apart from being an astounding actress, is also a socially committed activist who constantly fought for child survival and against social injustice. She initiated AIDS awareness campaigns and was a part of various demonstrations denouncing communal-ism. She is also appointed as the Goodwill Ambassador for India by the United Nations Population Fund.
4) Kangana Ranaut
The ‘Queen’ of Bollywood who has always refused to succumb to her critics, deserve all that she posses now as her journey wasn’t a cake walk. Kangana who ran away from her home at the age of 16 to pursue her dream career as an actor, worked with theater groups and chose profound roles wisely, which lead to her success. The actress also thinks she is responsible as a public figure and thus turned down a 2 crore endorsement deal for a fairness cream brand.
5) Nandita Das
Nandita Das’s films have always made strong social statements or has stood for something significant for the society. The actress who has proved her talent across various languages, is a woman who showed us that dark is beautiful.The actress who is also an astounding director, inspired us to believe in our own skin and to know our worth.
6) Kalki Koechlin
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