It's a well known fact that director Madhur Bhandarkar is a ladies man. His heroines are no less than heroes - gritty, strong and not content to be sari-clad and run around, hugging trees in the rain. His latest film 'Heroine' showcases the talent of Kareena Kapoor, but here are other Madhur Bhandarkar actresses we've loved.
The sexy world of glamour seduced Meghna Mathur (Priyanka Chopra), an aspiring actress in the film 'Fashion'. But the more she became a part of it, the more ugly it turned out to be. The transformation of a shy, eager girl to a desperate shadow of herself was beautifully portrayed by Priyanka.
The exceptional Tabu in the film 'Chandni Bar' was a force to reckon with.The small-town girl Mumtaz (Tabu) is forced to take up the desperate life of a bar girl. She attempts to leave her lewd lifestyle behind after marriage to a gangster. But life brings her back to square one, when her son and daughter follow in their parents' footsteps.
Struggling to hold her ground in cut-throat male territory, Nishi Dasgupta (Bipasha Basu) plays a gutsy woman caught in the crossfire between two large corporate magnates. When the two settle their differences amicably, Nishi is abandoned and left to deal with false allegations of fraud
Konkona Sen Sharma
'Page 3' shows how an entertainment journalist struggles to adjust to the harsh realities of the plastic world she covers. Madhavi Sharma (Konkona SenSharma) is on the Page 3 beat, but it takes a few life-altering experiences to show her the ugly side of the glamorous world she's part of
In the film 'Satta', Anuradha Sehgal (Raveena Tandon) hates the world of politics, but after her marriage to an abusive neta, he is arrested for murder. Anuradha is persuaded to join politics, and forced to fight the corrupt underbelly of the political, criminal and business worlds.