Bollywood has long produced some of the outstanding Indian movies in the market. This diverse industry is known to shine with beautiful actors and actresses every year. There is no doubt that for the filmmakers of India, not only the beauty but also skills and talent matter a lot.
How we define beauty? Is it all about great looks and charming personality? Of course not! Beauty lies in the way a lady can carry herself, her confidence, her smile must be innocent, her eyes should look like pearls, and her body has to be as stunning as a mermaid.
In B-Town, luckily there are many such ladies, so it was quite difficult to compile the list of top 10 hottest Bollywood actresses.
The ladies we have discussed below have been perfect blend of all the characteristics that make them hot and successful.
10. Sunny Leone
Karenjit Kaur Vohra, known with her stage name Sunny Leone (born May 13, 1981), is a Canadian-Indian actress and model.
She is extremely bold and gorgeous female who plays roles in independent mainstream events, films and television shows. Her first mainstream appearance was in 2005, when she was spotted as the red carpet reporter of the MTV Video Music Awards on MTV India.
Leone became known to a wide audience with her participation in Big Boss in 2011.
In 2012, she began her Bollywood career from Pooja Bhatt’s erotic thriller Jism 2. Some of her other films include Jackpot (2013), Ragini MMS 2 (2014), and Ek Paheli Leela (2015). Currently, she is hoting the reality show of India named Splitsvilla.
Besides this, Sunny has been a part of ad campaigns of many big companies. She rose to prominence due to her active participation in campaigns including the Rock ‘n’ Roll Los Angeles Half-Marathon for raising money for the American Cancer Society.
She posed for a People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) ad campaign with rescued dog, which was purposed to encourage pet owners to take good care of their animals.
She was born in Sarnia, Ontario, to Sikh Punjabi parents, and raised in Delhi.
Sunny was enrolled in Catholic school. At her 13, Sunny Leone moved to Fort Gratiot, Michigan, then to Lake Forest, California, with her family.
She used to work at a German bakery before becoming a superstar.
She has been a part of magazines like Cheri, Mystique Magazine, High Society, Swank, AVN Online, Leg World, Club International, and Lowrider.
Leone’s two movies under her contract with Vivid were It’s Sunny in Brazil, and The Sunny Experiment.
She married to Daniel Weber.
9. Shraddha Kapoor
Shraddha Kapoor is a young and emerging actress of Indian film industry. She is daughter of actor Shakti Kapoor, and started her career with a brief role in 2010’s Teen Patti, followed by Luv Ka The End (2011).
Kapoor received nomination of Filmafare Award for her outstanding performance in Aashiqui 2 (2013). After the success of this film, the doors of Bollywood opened for Shraddha, and she soon appeared in Ek Villain (2014), and ABCD 2 (2015).
She was born and raised in Mumbai, and is of Marathi descent. She is daughter of father Shakti Kapoor and mother Shivangi Kapoor, while she has an elder brother Siddhanth Kapoor.
She completed schooling at Jamnabai Narsee School, and then enrolled to the American School of Bombay. She studied at Boston University.
It is said that Shraddha was offered the lead role in Aurangzeb, but in those days she preferred to work in Vishesh Films’ Aashiqui 2.
That year, she also appeared as guest star in Gori Tere Pyaar Mein.
In addition to acting, Shraddha Kapoor has been actively involved in supporting charitable organizations and she also performs in stage shows.
In 2011, she walked the ramps of Lakme Fashion Week, and India International Jewellery Week. During 2013, she appeared in an event organized by STAR India.
She works as the brand ambassador of Lakme, Vaseline, Titan, and many more.
8. Sonakshi Sinha
Sonakshi Sinha (born June 2, 1987) is another amazing and hot Bollywood actress.
She is the daughter of actor Shatrughan and actress Poonam. She began career as a costume designer, and her first role was as Salman Khan’s leading lady in Dabangg (2010), for which she won the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut.
Sinha has played multiple roles in films including Rowdy Rathore (2012), Son of Sardaar (2012), Dabangg 2, (2012) and Holiday: A Soldier Is Never Off Duty (2014).
Her great performance in romantic drama Lootera (2013) cannot be forgotten.
Her dad, Shatrughan Sinha, is now a Member of Parliament from BJP. She has twin brothers, Luv Sinha and Kush Sinha.
Sonakshi completed schooling from Arya Vidya Mandir, and graduated in Fashion Designing from Shreemati Nathibai Damodar Thackersey Women’s University, Mumbai.
She has designed costumes of films like Mera Dil Leke Dekho in 2005. She walked the ramp at the Lakme Fashion Week of 2008 and 2009.
Sonakshi also worked as the cover girl of Indian edition of Maxim magazine in 2010.
Sinha’s first film of 2013 was Vikramaditya Motwane’s Lootera opposite Ranveer Singh.
She has also worked in Once Upon a Time in Mumbai Dobaara!, giving fabulous performance.
In 2014, she provided voice of Jewel in the Hindi-dubbed Rio 2.
As of April 2015, Sonakshi Sinha is busy in shooting of remake of the 2011 Tamil film Mouna Guru, entitled Akira, directed by AR Murugadoss.
7. Jacqueline Fernandez
Jacqueline Fernandez (born 11 August 1985) is a Bahraini-Sri Lankan actress, former model, who won the Miss Sri Lanka Universe pageant of 2006.
Currently, she is a popular Bollywood actress who received the IIFA Award for Star Debut of the Year – Female in 2010.
Apart from acting, Jacqueline has participated in stage shows.
She was born into a multiracial Canadian, Sri Lankan, and Malaysian family, and raised in Bahrain.
She graduated in mass communication from the University of Sydney, and worked as TV reporter in Sri Lanka before joining the modeling industry.
She has represented her country at Miss Universe 2006. In 2009, Fernandez successfully auditioned for Sujoy Ghosh’s Aladin.
Some of her top movies are Mohit Suri’s Murder 2 (2011), Housefull 2 (2012), and Race 2 (2013).
In 2010, Fernandez appeared in Jaane Kahan Se Aayi Hai. She is the recipient of multiple awards.
In 2014, Fernandez appeared in Sajid Nadiadwala’s Kick. She is incredibly dazzling and gorgeous lady.
In 2015, Jacqueline featured in Vicky Singh’s Roy.
As of September 2015, she has some projects of various stages of production which are really going to give a news edge to Jacqueline’s career.
In 2008, Fernandez dated Bahraini prince Hassan bin Rashid Al Khalifa, and the two separated in 2011.
Then she began a romantic relationship with director Sajid Khan. Now it is said that Jacqueline Fernandez and Salman Khan are secretly dating each other.
6. Katrina Kaif
Katrina Kaif (born Katrina Turquotte; 16 July 1983) is a British-Indian actress and former model.
She is one of the highest paid Indian actresses.
Born in British Hong Kong, Kaif received her first modeling assignment during her high school days.
At a fashion show in London, filmmaker Kaizad Gustad discovered Katrina and she was signed for Boom (2003), a critical and commercial failure.
Some of her top movies are Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya? (2005), Namastey London (2007), Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani (2009), Raajneeti (2010), Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2011), Mere Brother Ki Dulhan (2011), Ek Tha Tiger (2012), and Dhoom 3 (2013).
In addition to acting, Kaif has participated in stage shows.
Katrina claims that her father (Mohammed Kaif) is a British businessman of Kashmiri descent and her mother (Suzanne, also spelt Susanna) is an English lawyer.
At 14, she won a beauty contest in Hawaii.
Her career as an actress took a new direction in 2007 when Katrina appeared in four Bollywood hits.
In 2008, the actress was seen in Race, Singh Is Kinng, and some other films.
Kaif has worked with Akshay Kumar in more than five movies.
Her 2012’s item song “Chikni Chameli” has been amazing.
Kaif’s personal life has been quite controversial because of her romantic relationships with Salman Khan and Ranbir Kapoor.
It is rumored that from 2003 to 2010, Katrina was in love with Salman. Even after their breakup, they act like good friends.
The reported reason for their breakup was her interest in Ranbir whom she now wants to marry.
5. Alia Bhatt
Alia Bhatt (born 15 March 1993) is a bright and brilliant newcomer of Bollywood.
She is daughter of filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt and actress Soni Razdan. Bhatt first appeared on screen as a child in a minor role in Sangharsh (1999). As an adult, her acting debut was Karan Johar’s Student of the Year (2012).
She is of Gujarati-Kashmiri descent, and is the younger sister o Shaheen. Her two half-siblings are Pooja Bhatt and Rahul Bhatt. Actor Emraan Hashmi and director Mohit Suri are her paternal cousins, while producer Mukesh Bhatt is Alia’s uncle.
Some of Alia’s remarkable movies are Highway opposite Randeep Hooda, 2 States with Arjun Kapoor, and others.
She co-starred Varun Dhawan and Siddharth Shukla in Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania.
As of May 2015, Bhatt has completed work on Vikas Bahl’s Shaandaar, opposite Shahid Kapoor.
Currently, she is filming Abhishek Chaubey’s Udta Punjab, and Shakun Batra’s Kapoor and Sons.
The cool and stunning Alia has performed at the Filmfare, Screen, and Stardust award ceremonies, and participated in stage show in Hong Kong alongside Varun Dhawan and Siddharth Malhotra.
She is said to be fond of singing, and has done playback singing for “Sooha Saaha” in Highway (2014).
In 2014, Bhatt launched her own line of clothing for women, in collaboration with an online fashion portal.
4. Sonam Kapoor
Sonam Kapoor (born 9 June 1985) has worked in Hindi cinema and is a gorgeous lady.
She is daughter of actor Anil Kapoor. Sonam began her career as an assistant of the director Sanjay Leela Bhansali on his 2005 drama film Black.
Her first acting work was 2007’s Saawariya. She received a nomination for the Filmfare Best Female Debut Award. She then featured in Delhi-6 (2009), and her commercial success was I Hate Luv Storys (2010).
Some of the top movies of Sonam Kapoor are Raanjhanaa (2013), Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, (2013), and Khoobsurat (2014).
Kapoor was born in the suburb of Chembur, Mumbai, to Anil Kapoor and Sunita Kapoor. She is paternal granddaughter of the filmmaker Surinder Kapoor, and her cousins Arjun Kapoor and Mohit Marwah.
Sonam studied at the United World College of South East Asia in Singapore. She was diagnosed with borderline diabetes and polycystic ovarian disease.
In 2013, Sonam played the leading role in Raanjhanaa. For this particular movie, the lovely lady received several nominations.
In Yash Raj Films’ Bewakoofiyaan (2014), Sonam Kapoor played Mayera, opposite Ayushmann Khurrana and Rishi Kapoor.
In 2009, Kapoor participated in the International Indian Film Academy Awards charity fashion show. She has donated much to the Ogaan Cancer Foundation and several other NGOs.
Kapoor is one of the most popular and high-profile celebrities in India.
The honors she has received include 2011’s NDTV Brand Ambassador of the Year, 2013’s Hindustan Times’ Style Icon (Reader’s Choice), 2014’s Hello! Hall of Fame Awards’ Entertainer of the Year, and more.
3. Anushka Sharma
Anushka Sharma (born 1 May 1988) is an adorable and one of the most successful Bollywood actresses. She established herself as a producer as well, and is recipient of a Filmfare Award from four nominations.
Born in Ayodhya and raised in Bangalore, Sharma began as a model and worked for fashion designer Wendell Rodricks in 2007. She moved to Mumbai to pursue a career in modeling. She was signed by Yash Raj Films for screen debut opposite Shah Rukh Khan in Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi (2008).
Some of Anushka’s top movies are Badmaash Company (2010), Band Baaja Baaraat (2010), Jab Tak Hai Jaan (2012), Ladies vs Ricky Bahl (2011), Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola (2013), and Bombay Velvet (2015).
Her recent hit PK (2014) is one of the highest grossing Bollywood movies to date.
She is the co-founder of production company Clean Slate Films, which produced NH10 (2015).
Sharma was born in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, to Ajay Kumar Sharma and Ashima Sharma. She was raised in Bangalore, and studied at Mount Carmel College.
Anushka’s first venture outside of the Yash Raj banner was the drama Patiala House (2011), a direction of Nikhil Advani, co-starred Akshay Kumar.
She has also appeared in Vishal Bhardwaj’s Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola (2013), giving great performance.
The awards and recognitions Anushka Sharma has received include 2011’s GQ Men of the Year Awards: Excellence Award, 2012’s Hello! Hall of Fame Awards: Face of the Year, and 2015’s Vogue Beauty Awards: Beauty of the Year.
2. Deepika Padukone
Deepika Padukone (born 5 January 1986) is a hot and graceful actress and former model of India. She is currently the richest and most famous female celebrity.
The stunning Padukone is daughter of the badminton player Prakash Padukone; she was born in Copenhagen and raised in Bangalore.
In 2006, she appeared in Aishwarya, followed by her appearance in 2007 blockbuster Om Shanti Om, for which she received a Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut.
The best movies of this tall and hot girl are Love Aaj Kal (2009), Lafangey Parindey (2010), Bachna Ae Haseeno (2008), Housefull (2010), 2012’s Cocktail, Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013), Chennai Express (2013), and Happy New Year (2014).
Deepika has given amazing performance in Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela (2013), and Piku (2015).
She is daughter of Konkani-speaking parents.
Padukone gained recognition with a TV commercial of the soap Liril, and walked the runway of the Lakme Fashion Week for designer Suneet Varma.
Deepika has also been a part of 2011’s Dum Maaro Dum.
Padukone has received two Filmfare Awards: Best Female Debut for Om Shanti Om (2007) and Best Actress for Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela (2013), as well as other awards. She is said to be in relationship with Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh.
1. Priyanka Chopra
Priyanka Chopra (born 18 July 1982) tops our list of hottest Bollywood actresses. She is a singer, and former fashion model of the era.
She won the Miss World pageant of 2000. To date, Priyanka is Bollywood’s best actress, who received numerous accolades like a National Film Award for Best Actress and Filmfare Awards in different categories.
She was born in Jamshedpur to physician parents of Indian Army named Ashok and Madhu Chopra.
In 2000, Chopra entered the Femina Miss India contest, where she finished second and had takend the Miss India World title. She also received crowns of Miss World 2000, and Miss World Continental Queen of Beauty—Asia & Oceania.
Her best films are The Hero, Andaaz, Mujhse Shaadi Karogi, Krrish, Don, Fashion, Kaminey, 7 Khoon Maaf, Mary Kom, Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi, and more.
At her 13, Chopra moved to the United States and studied at schools in Newton, Massachusetts, and Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
She lent her voice for the character of Ishani, in the Disney Animation Studios’s film Planes.
These actresses have given us tremendous movies, and all are great. Apart from the above, there are many other lesser famous divas including Aishwarya Rai, Parineeti Chopra, and Kareena Kapoor. Do you think these ladies rock?