Bollywood had only male gangsters to boast about. But, today we bring to you the actresses who dared to play dacoits in the films. So, let’s take a look at bollywood actress who played the role of dacoits in the films.
1. Bhumi Pednekar (Son Chiriya)
Few days ago, Bhumi Pednekar’s look from her upcoming film ‘Son Chiriya’ was unveiled. In the film, the actress will be seen playing the role of a female dacoit from Chambal Valley. The actress also learnt the Bundelkhandi dialect for her role.
2. Neha Dhupia (Phas Gaye Re Obama)
Neha Dhupia played the role of dreaded female dacoit Munni, who hates men in the film Phas Gaye Re Obama. The film also starred Sanjai Mishra, Rajat Kapoor and Manu Rishi in pivotal roles. Seeing her in such a character was a great treat for many of her fans.
3. Seema Biswas (Bandit Queen)
Seema Biswas played a role of Phoolan Devi in biographical film Bandit Queen. The film was directed by Shekhar Kapur. It won a couple of Filmfare Awards as well as the National Award for the Best Feature Film in Hindi.
4. Sridevi (Sherni)
Sridevi played the role of a female dacoit in the 1988 film Sherni. The film was an action drama which was produced by Pawan Kumar and directed by Harmesh Malhotra.
5. Nandita Das (Supari)
Nandita Das played the role of a sophisticated female don in the movie Supari. And in the same movie, she played the role of being a lesbian which was a very bold move.
6. Shabana Azmi (God Mother)
Shabana Azmi played the role of a Santokben Jadeja in the film God Mother. Santokben belongs to the gang of a gangsters who become leader after her husband’s death. The film was based on Santokben Jadeja, who ran the mafia operations of Porbandar, Gujarat. The actress has received a good response from the audience for her role in the film. She even bagged National Award for it.