Bollywood actresses are those who try to adapt themselves according to the demand of the script and character crafted by the filmmaker. Well, today we are going to meet you the bollywood actress who played prostitutes on-screen.
1. Vidya Balan (Begum Jaan)
Bollywood actress Vidya Balan played the role of a prostitute in the film Begum Jaan. She essays the role of the Madam of a brothel. This is touted to be Vidya’s most powerful role her career. Begum Jaan was the Hindi remake of the director’s superhit Bengali film Rajkahini which had Rituparno Sengupta playing the main lead.
2. Kareena Kapoor (Chameli/Talaash)
Kareena Kapoor played the role of a foul mouthed and a prostitute in the film Chameli. She also played the similar role in Aamir Khan starrer Talaash.
3. Rani Mukherji (Laaga Chunari Mein Daag/Saawariya)
Rani Mukherji has also played a role of prostitute in on a couple of occasions. First she was seen playing the role of a Vibhavari Sahay (Badki) in Laaga Chunari Mein Daag. She was seen as a small town girl who comes to Mumbai and turns to prostitution to help her family and sister’s education. Secondly, she played the role of a prostitute in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Saawariya.
4. Huma Qureshi (Badlapur)
Huma Qureshi played the role of a Jhimli in Badlapur. She plays the role of a prostitute and the love interest of Nawazuddin Siddiqui in the film. Her role was critically acclaimed by the audience.
5. Sushmita Sen (Chingaari)
Sushmita Sen played the role of a prostitute in the film Chingaari. She plays a young woman who is introduced to this business to earn a living for her daughter’s upbringing.
6. Neha Dhupia (Julie)
Neha Dhupia played the role of a sex-worker in the film Julie. She played the role of a girl next door from Goa, gets dumped by her boyfriend. She moves to Mumbai. There, she is physically abused by her boss, Rohan (Sanjay Kapoor). Heartbroken and emotionless, she loses faith in love and decides to become a call girl.
7. Kalki Koechlin (Dev D)
Kalki Koechlin played the role of a Chandramukhi, a prostitute in the film Dev D. The actress turns to prostitution after she gets involved in an MMS scandal which goes viral.
8. Tabu (Chandni Bar)
Tabu played the role of a dancer in the film ‘Chandni Bar’. She is forced into prostitution to bring up her family after her husband’s death in the film.
9. Preity Zinta (Chori Chori Chupke Chupke)
Preity Zinta played a prostitute on-screen in the film ‘Chori Chori Chupke Chupke’. The film revolves around a married couple played by Salman Khan and Rani Mukherji who takes the service of Preity Zinta to play a surrogate mother as Rani is not able to conceive.
10. Konkona Sen Sharma (Traffic Signal)
Konkona Sen Sharma played the role of a Noorie, who makes a living by selling herself. Traffic Signal was a trilogy of sorts for director Madhur Bhandarkar who’s film was based on the lives of the people who stay at the traffic signal.