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Indian Actresses 7 - Bollywood and More

Updated on January 23, 2017

Katrina Kaif, Kavya Madhavan, Kushboo, Karthika Nair and more.

Now we are all the way up to article number seven about the best actresses in Indian Cinema and this article is brought to you by the letter K!
Besides being chock full of Ks, this article also has some of Indian cinema's biggest and most loved actresses.

We have the usual actresses, models, and interestingly, at least one real member of Royalty.
And we also have a couple of links so that you can watch some of their movies online.
Hulu has been really good about bringing a lot of these Bollywood films to American audiences.
And the best part is you can watch them for free....usually.

So here are some more beautiful and talented ladies from Bollywood and beyond....

Karisma Kapoor

Karisma Kapoor
Karisma Kapoor

Last time we ended with a Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor, so let's pick up this time with her sister Karisma Kapoor.
Karisma was born on June 25th, 1974 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, making her Kareena's older sister.
She made her acting debut in the 1991 film Prem Qaidi and has appeared in more than sixty films so far.
After taking a break from acting in 2003, Karisma returned in the 2006 film, Mere Jeevan Saathi.

Karthika Nair

Karthika Nair
Karthika Nair

Indian film actress Karthika Nair was born on June 27th, 1992.
She made her film debut in the 2009 Telugu film, Josh.
So far she has appeared in ten films total.
Like many other Indian cinema stars, acting is in her blood.
Her mother Radha was a very popular Telugu actress in the 80s and 90s, appearing in well over 60 Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam and Hindi films.

Katrina Kaif

Katrina Kaif
Katrina Kaif

Another actress I have done a lot of entries on the the lovely Katrina Kaif.
I've written so much about her, I don't know what to add here.
In 2009 she made her debut on's Most Desired Woman List (she came in at 48)
Mattel is modeling a Barbie doll after her.
She was the most Googled celebrity in India.
FHM India voted her number one among Asia's Sexiest Women.
Filmfare voted her the number one Hot & Sexy Heroine.
She was the Most Searched Celebrity on Bollywood Hungama.
And on ZOOM's 50 Most Desirable poll, she came in at number one.


Kausalya (or Nandini) was born on December 30, 1978 in Bangalore, India.
She made her acting debut in the 1995 Malayalam film Surya Kalyanam, and has gone on to appear in over thirty Tamil and Malayalam films.

Kavya Madhavan

Kavya Madhavan
Kavya Madhavan

Malayalam film actress Kavya Madhavan was born on September 19, 1984 in Nileshwaram, Kerala, India.
She made her acting debut at the age of seven in the film Pookalam Varavayi.
Since then she has gone on to appear in over forty films and has racked up an impressive list of awards.

Kim Sharma

Kim Sharma
Kim Sharma

Kim Sharma is a Bollywood actress and model, born on January 21st, 1980 in Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, India.
She started out modeling, and made her acting debut in the 2000 Bollywood film, Mohabbatein.
Kim has gone on to appear in over twenty films, but so far, Mohabbatein has been her biggest hit.

Kimi Katkar

Kimi Katkar
Kimi Katkar

Former Indian actress and model Kimi Katkar was born on December 11, 1965 in Mumbai, India.
If you have seen the "Indian Superman" videoon YouTube, that's Kimi dressed up as "Spiderwoman".
She made her acting debut in the Adventures of Tarzan in 1985.
Kimi was active till 1992, her last film being Humlaa.
BUT, there is a possibility that Kimi may return to the screen.
It's rumored that she may appear in the film adaptation of Gregory David Roberts' book, Shantaram, with possibly Amitabh Bachchan and Johnny Depp.

Kiran Rathod

Kiran Rathod - Beautiful Women
Kiran Rathod - Beautiful Women

Kiran Rathod is not only an actress, but also part of a a rajput royal family in Rajasthan.
So I think that's our first member of royalty in this series.
She has appeared in over thirty Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada and Hindi films.

Koena Mitra

Koena Mitra
Koena Mitra

Another Indian actress that started out as a model is Koena Mitra.
Koena was born on January 7th, 1981 in Calcutta, West Bengal, India.
She started modeling while she was in college and won the Gladrags Mega Model 2002. She then went on to become a semi-finalist in the Miss Intercontinental pageant.
Koena made her acting debut in the 2002 Hindi movie, Road.
Road is supposed to be a remake of the 1971 Hollywood film Duel, but it sounds more like a remake of the 1986 film, The Hitcher.
She has gone on to appear in fourteen films.

Konkona Sen Sharma

Konkona Sen Sharma
Konkona Sen Sharma

Konkona Sen Sharma was born on December 3rd, 1979 in New Delhi, India.
Konkona is another actress with acting in her blood.
Her mother is Indian filmmaker, script writer, and actress Aparna Sen, her grandfather is Bengali Indian filmmaker, film critic, film historian and one of the founders of Calcutta Film Society, Chidananda Dasgupta and she is distantly related to famous Bengali poet, Jibanananda Das.
She made her acting debut at the age of four (yes four) in the 1983 film Indira.
Konkona has gone on to appear in twenty five films, with eight more set for a 2010 release.



Indian actress, television hostess and producer Kushboo Khan-Sundar was born on September 19th, 1970 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
Another actress with an early start, she made her acting debut in the 1980 film Thodisi Bewafaii at the age of ten.
Kushboo went on to appear in over ninety Tamil, Hindi, Kannada, Telugu, and Malayalam movies.
Besides films, she is popular for her TV show Jackpot.

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      Frank Atanacio 2 years ago from Shelton

      very good hub I voted for Konkona Sen Sharma, she seems more realistic and lady like

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      Anandhu. 6 years ago

      Hai nanoru karyam parayam kavya vedi anu. Kavyayude pooru nakki tutachal ha... Entu sukamanu.avade poottil adichavante oru bhagyame.

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      vasan 6 years ago

      hai mam

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      Hot Bollywood Actresses 7 years ago

      nice hot pics

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      joshuax 7 years ago

      Indian girls most beautiful

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      entertianmentplus 7 years ago from United States

      Great hub.

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      ronaldoh 7 years ago from England

      Very knowledgeable,and great photo's.

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      artrush73 7 years ago

      Nice hub thanks for sharing :)

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      Sandy Mertens 7 years ago from Wisconsin, USA

      She is very beautiful.