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Indian Actresses 4 - Bollywood and More

Updated on January 14, 2017

With Freida Pinto, Genelia D'Souza, Esha Deol, Geeta Basra, Isha Koppikar and more

Now we have arrived at my fourth article about the women of Indian cinema.
Like the other three articles, this one has not only Bollywood actresses, but actresses from Telugu, Malayalam, Tamil and Kannada films as well.
We have actresses, models, beauty queens, dancers, VJs and one actress with more screen names than you can shake a stick at.
(That means a lot)

Isha Koppikar (Eesha Narang)

Isha Koppikar (Eesha Narang)
Isha Koppikar (Eesha Narang)

Oh boy, here we go...
If you want to find out anything about Eesha Narang, you need to not only look for that name, but Ishaa Kopikar, Isha Kopikar, Eesha Koppikar, Eesha Koppikhar and Eesha Timmy Narang as well.
She was born Isha Koppikar in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India on September 19th, 1976.
Eesha got into modeling which led to her competing in the 1995 Femina Miss India pageant where she came in fourth.
This led to even more modeling work and to her acting debut in the 1998 Tamil film, Kaadhal Kavidai.
For her role as Jothi, she won the Filmfare Best Female Debut (Tamil).
Eesha went on to appear in over forty Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Hindi films.
In 2009, this five foot seven beauty hosted the Colors pro wrestling show, 100% De Dhana Dhan.

Elli Avram

Elli Avram - Bollywood Movies
Elli Avram - Bollywood Movies

Elli Avram is not from India.
She is was born July 29th, 1990 in Stockholm, Sweden.
But I put Yana Gupta in one of these articles and she was born in Brno, Czechoslovakia, so....
Anyway, she may have been born in Sweden but her claim to fame is in Indian Cinema.
She appeared in Mickey Virus (2013), Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon (2015) and Housefull 3 (2016).
Elli also appeared on Bigg Boss 7 (2013) as a contestant

Esha Deol

Esha Deol
Esha Deol

Esha Deol was born on November 2nd 1981 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
Her parents are Bollywood actors Dharmendra and Hema Malini.
She was a state level soccer player, trained in Odissi and Bharatanatyam dancing styles and attended college with plans to be become a fashion designer.
But somewhere along the way she got sidetracked and wound up making her acting debut in the 2002 romance/thriller, Koi Mere Dil Se Poochhe.
Esha has appeared in almost thirty films since her debut.

Esha Deol at Amazon

Freida Pinto

Freida Pinto
Freida Pinto

The stunning Freida Pinto was born on October 18th, 1984 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
Before her acting debut, Freida was the host of the international travel show, Full Circle, on Zee International Asia Pacific from 2006 to 2008.
She then did some modeling...and then came her acting debut.
And what a debut it was.
She appeared in the 2008 film Slumdog Millionaire.
Slumdog Millionaire was nominated for ten Academy Awards (it won eight), seven BAFTA Awards, five Critics' Choice Awards, and four Golden Globes.
And For her role as Latika, Freida (and the cast in some instances) won the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, the Palm Springs International Film Festival – Breakthrough Performance Award and she was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role, the Black Reel Awards of 2008 - Best Ensemble, the MTV Movie Award for Best Female Breakthrough Performance and the MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss.
Next up for Freida is Miral (directed by Julian Schnabel) and after that, she will appear in Woody Allen's You Will Meet A Tall Dark Stranger (with Antonio Banderas, Josh Brolin, Anthony Hopkins, Anupam Kher and Naomi Watts).
After that is the very interesting sounding Dawn of War.

One of the hottest celebrity couples in India is Dev Patel and Freida Pinto.
Dev is her Slumdog Millionaire co-star.

Gauhar Khan

Indian Actress Gauhar Khan
Indian Actress Gauhar Khan

Indian model, VJ and actress Gauhar Khan was born on August 23, 1984 in Pune, Maharashtra, India.
The sister of Nigaar Z Khan, she started out modeling, and went on to enter the Femina Miss India contest in 2002.
Gauhar came in fourth, but that lead to appearances in music videos, hosting a celebrity gossip show and appearing on the celebrity dance show, Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa.
She has only appeared in three movies so far, Miss India: The Mystery (2003), Aan: Men at Work (2004) and Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year (2009).

Geeta Basra

Geeta Basra
Geeta Basra

The beautiful Geeta Basra was born on March 13th, 1984 in Portsmouth, England, but her family moved to Mumbai, India.
She made her acting debut in the 2006 Bollywood film Dil Diya Hai and followed that up with 2007 movie, The Train.
Geeta says the reason that she has done so few movies is that she is very picky about her roles.
Neither film did well at the box office, so maybe being picky is a good move for her right now.

Genelia D'Souza

Genelia D'Souza
Genelia D'Souza

Indian film actress, model, and host Genelia D'Souza was born on August 5, 1987 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India.
She made her acting debut in 2003 in the film Tujhe Meri Kasam. For her role as Anjali (Anju) in the film, she was nominated for the Star Screen Award for Most Promising Newcomer – Female.
Genelia has gone on to appear in almost thirty Tamil, Telugu, Hindi and Kannada films.

Gracy Singh

Gracy Singh
Gracy Singh

Indian actress Gracy Singh was born on July 20th, 1980 in Delhi, India.
After becoming a successful dancer, she made her acting debut on TV in the soap opera Amanat.
She made her big screen debut in two films at once.
Hum Aapke Dil Mein Rehte Hain and Hu Tu Tu were both released on January 22nd, 1999.
She has gone on to appear in almost twenty films.

Gul Panag

Gul Panag
Gul Panag

Gul Panag was born on January 3rd, 1979 in Chandigarh, Punjab, India.
She won the 1999 Femina Miss India pageant, and went on to place in the top ten at the 1999 Miss Universe pageant.
Gul made her acting debut in the 2003 film Dhoop.
She has gone on to appear in ten films, and has been nominated for the Screen Award for Best Actress In A Supporting Role twice and won the Zee Cine Critics Award for Best Actress.

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      sabrebIade 5 years ago from Pennsylvania

      You'll have to be more specific Don.

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      sairakhan 6 years ago from Bombay , India

      Pictures are very sexy

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      iloveaunty 7 years ago

      Nicely written and well imaged hub. Thanks, man for the great walkthrough.

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      atifhameed 7 years ago from Islamabad, Pakistan

      This is real beauty India ever have!!

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      raul 7 years ago

      lya lagti hai maa ke ladi jaise thek ta hu loada tana jaa ta hai

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      watch tv episodes 7 years ago

      Nice pictures.I like it.

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      RAJA 7 years ago

      Freida Pinto and Genelia are lovely.

      Both have great Lips and Eyes.

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      syaqoob 7 years ago

      well the last one certainly looks the best.... but bro don't you think you are forgetting beauties like Ashwerya, Katrina, Kareena, Pryinka, Lara datta and ....... I forgot lol Well they are the reigning queens of bollywood.

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      movies online 7 years ago

      Nice hub

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      Viral 7 years ago

      nice pics thanks for sharing this

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      watchonline 7 years ago

      Nice ..thanks :)

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      Simi 7 years ago

      Gracy and Isha K is looking beautiful :-)

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      Ten Blogger 7 years ago

      very nice .. Thanks Sabre

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      entertianmentplus 7 years ago from United States

      Very Nice Hub

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      rizwan_isria 7 years ago from India

      All are looking sexy even u

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      artrush73 7 years ago

      Nice hub I like Freida Pinto she looks like a doll :)