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Top 5 Indian Actresses who will rule the Bollywood Hindi Film Industry in 2013

Updated on June 19, 2013
Katrina Kaif - On Top
Katrina Kaif - On Top

I have listed 5 top Indian actresses of 2012 in an earlier hub (check out here). I had also run a small poll for visitor to make their choice. The poll clear indicated that Katrina Kaif, Kareena Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra & Deepika Padukone will the leading ladies of to watch out in Bollywood movies for 2013.

True to poll, here is the list of top 5 Indian Actresses who dominate Hindi film industry in 2013.

  1. Katrina Kaif
  2. Kareena Kapoor
  3. Priyanka Chopra
  4. Deepika Padukone
  5. Sonakshi Sinha

Katrina Kaif

Katrina Kaif is clearly leading the lot at present. Her last two movies turning out to be blockbuster hit at the box office.

Her movie ‘Ek Tha Tiger’ with Salman Khan created record of highest collection in the opening week. It is biggest hit of 2012 and second highest grosser after 3-Idots. In ‘Ek Tha Tiger’ she did some dare devil stunts along Salman Khan.

She followed this success with another blockbuster hit ‘Jab Tak Hai Jaan’ directed by late Yash Chopra (he died before the release of the movie). Katrina Kaif played romantic lead opposite Shah Rukh Khan.

Katrina Kaif will be pairing opposite Aamir Khan in “Dhoom 3: Back in Action” expected to release before the end of 2013. Thus she has acted with all the three big Khans hero of Indian film industry – Salman Khan, Aamir Khan and Shah Ruhk Khan.

Mashallah - Song - Ek Tha Tiger - Salman Khan & Katrina Kaif

Kareena Kapoor

Kareena Kapoor
Kareena Kapoor

At no.2 is Kareena Kapoor, though she has not given any big hits after “Talaash: The Answer Lies Within”, but the buzz surrounding her keeping her in no.2 position. She was nominated for Best Actress award for her role in “Heroine”.

She made special appearances in songs “Rowdy Rathore” and “Dabangg 2”. Both the songs were hit in the respective movies. Please see below full video song of "Dabangg 2" - song title "Fevicol Se" (official release on YouTube by T-Series).

Her forthcoming movies are “Satyagraha: & “Gori Tere Pyaar Mein”, and they are expected to be released in 2013.

She is married to actor Saif Ali Khan.

Fevicol Se Full Video Song Dabangg 2 (Official) ★ Kareena Kapoor ★ Salman Khan

Priyanka Chopra

Priyanka Chopra has kept her position at no.3 for long time. Though Priyanka has given lot of flop movies, but still her performance in Fashion, Don, Don2 and Krrish highly applauded and these were her most successful movies. The role in ‘Barfi’ was most powerful.

Her most awaited movies “Zanjeer” – in Hindi and Telugu (it is remake of 1973 Hindi film with same name) and “Krrish 3”!

Recently her father died of cancer and who film fraternity paid tribute him.

Koi Tumsa Nahin (Full Song) Krrish

Priyanka Chopra
Priyanka Chopra

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Deepika Padukone

Deepika Padukone debuted in Hindi film industry with ‘Om Shanti Om’ (2007) opposite Shah Rukh Khan. The movie was blockbuster and put Deepika on the top league of heroines.

Post lone success in 2007, she did not deliver any good movies. She had some success in 2010 (in Sajid Khan’s comedy movie “Houseful”) and lone success in 2012 with “Cocktail”. This year she already tasted success in “Race 2”.

And then came “Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani” with her ex-boy friend Ranbir Kapoor. The movie was biggest hit of the year. This is third highest grossing Hindi movie ever after 3-Idots & Ek Tha Tiger.

Her “Chennai Express” opposite Shah Rukh Khan is already creating lot of buzz which releasing in August (for Eid 2013). And it is expected to another blockbuster in waiting. The trailer is already a hit on net. The movie is directed by very successful Rohit Shetty.

And her Tamil movie “Kochadaiyaan” another magnum opus starring Rajnikanth.

The year 2013 will be year of Deepika Padukone!

Chennai Express - Official Trailer - starring Deepika Padukone with Shah Rukh Khan

Deepika Padukone Photo Gallery

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Deepika Padukone
Deepika Padukone
Deepika Padukone

Highest First Day Collection!

Opening Day Net Gross
Katrina Kaif
Ek Tha Tiger
Yash Raj Films
Kareena Kapoor
Reliance Entertainment
Sonakshi Sinha
Dabangg 2
Arbaaz Khan Productions
Priyanka Chopra
Don 2
Excel Entertainment
Highest First Day Collection of the movies

Sonakshi Sinha

Sonakshi Sinha started her career with Salman Khan starring “Dabangg” which is highest grossing movie of 2010. She bagged Best Debutant Actress award for her role in the movie.

She followed this success delivering three move super hits - Rowdy Rathore (opposite Akshay Kumar), Son of Sardar (Ajay Devgan) and Dabangg 2 (Salman Khan).

Lootera” is releasing in July 2013 and there is great expectation from this movie. It is period film, a love story set in 1953. Click here to check Looter Trailer.

She is daughter of legendary actor and politician Shatrughan Sinha.

Sonakshi Sinha Photo Gallery

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    • zanaworld profile imageAUTHOR

      SA Shameel 

      5 years ago from Bangalore

      thank you @KRUSHNACH80 for your comments. Last year too, I have put on Top 5 actresses for 2012.

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      5 years ago

      nice and regular updates...


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