Bollywood Beauties: Top 10 Glamour Queens Who Rule The Industry

Given the number of Divas who have graced Bollywood, a top list is daunting task for a writer. So we have made the list based on their commercial successes (Box office Numbers). Check out the article to find out where your favorite actress stands in the list.

By Soumyaranjan Sahoo

Apr 22, 2018

In the flow of time, many actresses have amazed us with their marvelous performances. While some of them have left their footprints in the industry, some of them have continued to entertain the audience with their charming beauty as well as marvelous acting skills.

Top 10 List Of Bollywood Actress Of Last Decade


Debut Movie


Deepika Padukone

Om Shanti Om


Priyanka Chopra

The Hero: Love Story of a Spy

Bajirao Mastani

Kareena Kapoor


Bajrangi Bhaijaan

Aishwarya Rai

Aur Pyaar Ho Gaya


Kangana Ranaut


Krrish 3

Alia Bhatt

Student Of The Year

Badrinath Ki Dulhania

Vidya Balan


Lage Raho Munna Bhai

Rani Mukerji

Raja Ki Aayegi Baraat


Katrina Kaif


Tiger Zinda Hai

Anushka Sharma

Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi


1.Deepika Padukone:

Starting her career in Bollywood through Farah Khan’s Om Shanti Om, Deepika Padukone has been ruling Bollywood since 2007. She has been honored with three Filmfare Awards along with a no. of other awards. With her marvelous acting, she has been the most talked about actress of Bollywood. Her recent movie Padmaavat has gone through severe controversy and protest, but it turned to be one of the highest grossing movies of Bollywood. Her acting in the movie has been praised by the critics. With a great personality, we hope that she’ll grow more in her career.

2.Priyanka Chopra:

The 2000 Miss World winner, Priyanka Chopra, started her career in 2003 through the Anil Sharma directorial,  The Hero: Love Story of a Spy as the second lead. The movie became one of the highest grossing movie of the year which led to the recognition of her acting skills by prominent critics. After that, back to back, few of her movies did not do well at the box office which got her negative comments dubbing her as a forgettable actress. With the movie Mujhse Shaadi Karogi which eventually became the highest grossing movie of the year in India, she got back her identity as one of the bankable actresses and after acting as an antagonist opposite to Akshay Kumar in the movie Aitraaz, she has never looked back. Her venture into Hollywood has also been appreciated worldwide.

3.Kareena Kapoor:

Coming from a Bollywood family, Kareena Kapoor Khan is widely known as Bollywood’s Bebo. With six Filmfare awards, the actress is considered as one of the highest paid actors of Bollywood. Born to Randhir Kapoor and Babita Kapoor, Kareena started her Bollywood venture with war-drama film Refugee opposite to Abhishek Bachchan. She established herself with a Blockbuster Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham. Her rom-com movie Jab We Met won her Filmfare awards for Best Actress. Her pairing with two Khans of Bollywood, Aamir Khan, and Salman Khan, in the movies 3 Idiots and Bajrangi Bhaijaan respectively, became the top-grossing productions of Bollywood. She got married to Saif Ali Khan in a private ceremony in 2012. After accepting motherhood in 2016, Kapoor has her next movie scheduled to be in the theatres on 1st June of this year.

4.Aishwarya Rai:

The Miss World pageant winner of 1994, Aishwarya Rai is one of the most influential celebrities in India. With 181 Awards including two Filmfare awards and one Padma Shri, She is counted as one of the best actresses in the industry. She has also been awarded Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the govt. of France. Starting her career through modeling, Rai started her Bollywood journey through a romantic comedy movie Aur Pyaar Ho Gaya starring opposite to Bobby Deol. She got international recognition after her British movie Bride and Prejudice. She got married to Junior Bachchan in 2007. After a few year sabbaticals, she got back to Bollywood through a crime thriller Jazbaa starring opposite Irrfan Khan. Co-starring with Anil Kapoor and Rajkummar Rao, her upcoming movie Fanne Khan is set to release this year.

5.Kangana Ranaut:

Deciding her own way of career, Kangana Ranaut entered into the world of glamour at the age of Sixteen. After finishing her training under a popular theatre director, she made her debut in romantic crime thriller Gangster, which got her Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut. Soon after that, she gave back to back mind-blowing performances leading herself to National Film Award along with another Filmfare award. She is most popular in the media for her straightforwardness and honesty. Her upcoming biographical drama Manikarnika is set to release this August.

6.Alia Bhatt:

Starting her career through Karan Johar’s Student Of The Year in 2014, Alia Bhatt is one of the Highest paid Actress of Bollywood. Born to Mahesh Bhatt and Soni Razdan, she made her debut as a child artist in the psychological thriller movie Sangharsh which stars Akshay Kumar, Preity Zinta, and Ashutosh Rana in lead. Her leading debut became one of the highest grossing movies at the Box Office. Her acting skills and income gave her appearance in Forbes Top 100 List as well as 30 Under 30 List. Her upcoming spy-thriller movie Raazi is set to release this May. Raazi stars Alia Bhatt opposite to Vicky Kaushal.

7.Vidya Balan:

After a lot of failed attempts, Vidya Balan started her career through musical romantic drama Parineeta starring opposite to Saif Ali Khan and Sanjay Dutt. Her debut performance gained her a lot of appreciation. Following this success, next year, her pairing with Sanjay Dutt in Lage Raho Munna Bhai became one of the highly successful movies. The initial success was soon followed by negative reviews. After this phase, her bold choice of roles and depth of acting was praised by the critics in the movies like The Dirty Picture and Kahani, which were big successes. With two consecutive flops in Ghanchakkar and Hamari Adhuri Kahani, she got her mojo back with Tumhari Sulu, where she performed the character of an ambitious housewife who became a radio jockey eventually. The movie was a critical and commercial success.

8.Rani Mukerji:

Coming from a family with members being the part of the industry, Rani Mukerji had no desire to make a career in Bollywood. However, starting from a Bengali language movie, she made her debut in Bollywood with a social drama Raja Ki Ayegi Baraat. After much appreciation for her supporting acting in romantic movie Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, she continued her venture in Bollywood. Her acting skills have been acknowledged by the critics as well as the audience. With a lot of ups and downs in her career, Rani manages to stay at the top 10 list. Her recent comedy-drama Hichki has gained her a lot of recognition from all over the country as well as overseas.

9.Katrina Kaif:

Born as Katrina Turquotte, Kaif made her debut in Boom co-starring with Amitabh Bachchan, Jackie Shroff, Gulshan Grover, Padma Lakshmi, Madhu Sapre, and Zeenat Aman. The movie was a box office failure. After few projects in modeling, she got back to Bollywood starring opposite Salman Khan and Sushmita Sen in the romantic comedy Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya. She was even criticised for choosing male-dominated movies. Her performance in the movie New York got her a nomination for Filmfare Award for Best Actress. Followed by this she got her second nomination for the movie Mere Brother Ki Dulhan. Her pairing with the two Khans of Bollywood, Salman Khan, and Aamir Khan, in the movie Tiger Zinda Hai and Dhoom 3 got into the list of highest grossing movies of Bollywood.

10.Anushka Sharma:

Starring opposite King Khan of Bollywood, Anushka Sharma made her Bollywood Debut in 2008 with the rom-com movie Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi. The movie was a box office success. Anushka’s performance was immediately noticed and appreciated by the critics. With back-to-back amazing performances, Sharma keeps the audience entertained and is also loved by the audience. She co-starred with Aamir Khan in the movie PK was a blockbuster. The movie became one of the Highest grossing movies of all time. Her thriller movie NH10 is her production debut. Her last horror-thriller Pari has gained a lot of critical acclaims and also was a Box office success.

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