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Don’t talk about Woman’s Empowerment when YOU don’t know how to RESPECT Women” The actor who in the last two years has given back-to-back hits got support from almost the entire film industry for her bold stance Her contemporaries including Priyanka Chopra Huma Qureshi Kangana Ranaut among many others came out in full support for the actor A former badminton player and model the actor who has confessed to being socially awkward as a kid in various interviews has managed to make it big in the film industry’s social circuit just on the basis of her talent While fame was not new to her owing to her father Prakash Padukone’s (who is a badminton player of international repute) popularity Deepika had to take quite a bit of criticism in her stride before becoming one of the most sought after actresses beating her contemporaries who are to the manor born Genelia Deshmukh Building a brand Genelia Deshmukh Growing up in the serene lanes of Bandra in Mumbai Genelia D’Souza had hardly thought of entering in to the film industry until she was spotted in a bridesmaid costume at a marriage and got a commercial opposite Amitabh Bachchan for Parker pens Born into a Mangalorean Catholic family her mother worked in an multinational corporation and father was with Tata Consultancy Services in Mumbai while Genelia completed her graduation in Management Studies The commercial opened new avenues for the actress who went on to bag the film Tujhe Meri Kasam in 2003 and later establishing herself in the Telugu film industry She has also endorsed many brands eversince including Virgin Mobiles Fanta Margo among others Genelia who is now married to actor Ritiesh Deshmukh turned to production with the Marathi film Lai Bhaari that became a blockbuster Huma Qureshi Breaking stereotypes Huma Qureshi With her power-packed performances Huma Qureshi has been riding high on the critical acclaims for her acting skills Surprisingly the Delhi girl who was quite actively involved in theatre during her college and after that never thought of entering Showbiz unless she started assisting a documentary film-maker and later was called by a friend to Mumbai to audition for a film While that film never got made Qureshi landed up with a two-year modelling deal with Hindustan Unilever which further led the way for films Belonging to a business family in Delhi as her dad Saleem Qureshi runs a popular chain of restaurants — Saleem’s — in the capital films were a far-flung dream for the actor Her only contact in the industry was her brother Saqib Saleem who too was struggling when she moved to Mumbai But the actor was spotted by Anurag Kashyap and signed on to do Gangs Of Wasseypur for which she was praised There has been no looking back for Qureshi who besides her acting has also been applauded for her unapologetic stance on her big frame that she carries with much aplomb Jacqueline Fernandez Sea change Jacqueline Fernandez From a reporter in Sri Lanka reporting on political issues to taking up modelling assignments and going on to become Miss Sri Lanka Universe Jacqueline Fernandez has quite a bit of experience to back her But it wasn’t easy for the Sri Lankan beauty to make a mark in the film industry even while bagging Sujoy Ghosh’s fantasy drama Aladin Apparently while she added an oomph factor to the second installment of Murder in 2011 she couldn’t manage to turn the tide in her favour until recently when she played the lead in Sajid Nadiadwala’s Kick which became a blockbuster Though she entered with no Godfather in the industry currently she is Salman Khan’s favourite and has also bagged a three-film deal with Nadiadwala Productions Besides the actress also has few other interesting projects that includes Ranbir Kapoor-starrer Roy and Brothers — a remake of Warriors Juhi Chawla For eternity Juhi Chawla She is probably one of the first few actresses of her generation who after winning the beauty pageant — the Miss India title in 1984 — excelled in the film industry From an Army background actor Juhi Chawla gained a foothold in the industry on her on accord with spectacular performances in films like Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak Bol Radha Bol Hum Hain Rahi Pyar Ke among others establishing herself as one of the top-notch actresses of the 90s alongside Madhuri Dixit and Sridevi Interestingly she has pulled off alternate cinema like I Am and My Brother Nikhil with as much elan as the commercial ones in the latter part of her career Not just that after ruling the silver screen for more than two decades the actress turned to business with a production company — Dreamz Unlimited — along with co-actor and friend Shah Rukh Khan and Aziz Mirza While the attempt wasn’t that successful she has made it big as the co-owner of the IPL team Kolkata Knight Riders along with Khan under his company Red Chillies Entertainment Kalki Koechlin Bending the rules Kalki Koechlin In 2009 when the film industry was witnessing a few changes with off-beat films making a mark and coming into the mainstream Anurag Kashyap’s DevD released also bringing into light Kalki Koechlin — who portrayed the character of a prostitute with aplomb While her acting prowess was praised it was her unconventional looks that was noticed more Despite her good performance many were apprehensive about her future in the industry because of her looks add to that her absence from films for more than a year Even when she returned it was with Kashyap’s (her beau then) The Girl In Yellow Boots However the actress knew how to turn the tides Though in supporting roles she became a part of two commercially successful films — Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara and Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani — which not just brought her amid the masses but also won her critical acclaim The Ooty-born actress Of French descent has studied drama and theatre in London It’s her theatre background that has helped her carve a niche Alongside her film career she dabbles in writing and acting for the stage as well In fact her theatre stints have won her quite a few accolades from critics Kangana Ranaut Queen of hearts Kangana Ranaut Hers is the story of tremendous transformation After receiving critical acclaim for her work in her first film Gangster in 2006 Kangana Ranaut was typecast for a long time in emotionally intense characters in films like Woh Lamhe (2006) Life In A Metro (2007) among others including Fashion for which she also won a National Award She changed the course by taking up a rom-com Tanu Weds Manu in 2011 As she got noticed all over again the till now bumbling Ranaut who was stuck amid relationships that went awry (with Aditya Pancholi and Adhyayan Suman) was becoming more self-assured Her new self was revealed in this year’s Queen which not just got her rave reviews but also many plum projects A self-confessed nerd and shy girl from the hills of Himachal Pradesh Ranaut hardly knew anyone in the industry when she decided to make an entry that too against the wishes of her family But over the years she has evolved not just as an actress but also as a person From working on her spoken English for which she was often criticised to making a point with her fashion statement she has rediscovered herself and proved a point not just to her critics but also her family After experimenting with roles now she is also exploring various avenues like writing and wants to direct a film too Katrina Kaif With a Bang Katrina Kaif Starting with an unsuccessful venture like Boom in 2003 that bombed at the box-office Katrina Kaif — from an English descent — has come a long way in the last one decade The actor who was written off soon after her first release because of her strong European accent and bad Hindi diction worked her way up as she learned the language to make a mark in the industry Her hard work paid off when she started getting good offers and tasted commercial success with Namaste London Critical acclaim came her way with Kabir Khan’s New York There has been no looking back as even her recent outing — Bang Bang — has entered the coveted 100-crore club in just five-days of its release Though Kaif entered the industry with no connections as it was Kaizad Gustad’s (the director of Boom) keen eyes that noticed her at a fashion show in London her svelte chiselled look worked in her favour The actress has confessed to have got unprecedented support from former beau Salman Khan in her journey to make it to the top Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani was another landmark film for the actress as her chemistry with Ranbir Kapoor was much talked about The actress has often been criticised for not exploring character oriented roles But even if it is on the back of glamourous roles Kaif has certainly made it big in the industry with her sheer determination Madhuri Dixit-Nene Reigning queen Madhuri Dixit-Nene In an industry that has always been ruled by men it is quite an achievement for a 17-year-old with no backing in the film industry to enter into films and win rave reviews too Madhuri Dixit debut film Abodh (1984) may have failed at the box-office but not without getting her critical acclaim Though the failure at box-office continued for a considerable period once Dixit established herself and became a sensation with the Ek Do Teen dance number in Tezaab there was no looking back at all Eversince the 47-year-old has done various kinds of roles — some have been praised and some have met with criticism — but she remains a reigning queen Her dancing prowess is a talent to reckon with While choreographer Saroj Khan has called her a choreographer’s delight Pandit Birju Maharaj a Kathak exponent who trained her for the song Kaahe chhed gayo in Devdas refers to her as “the best Bollywood dancer” Interestingly struck by her beauty artist MF Husain even made her his muse and directed a film — Gaja Gamini The actor who enjoyed a sabbatical for quite a long time after settling down with Dr Shriram Nene in London made a comeback recently The magic of her charm was quite evident from the interest that her comeback film — Dedh Ishqiya — created among the audience earlier this year Her name in the cast was enough to promote the film Manisha Koirala Natural beauty Manisha Koirala Born into a political family in Nepal Manisha Koirala is the daughter of Cabinet Minister Prakash Koirala while her grandfather Bishweshwar Prasad Koirala was the Prime Minister of Nepal during the late ’50s and early ’60s Koirala however had little interest in politics and preferred artistic pursuits to the grimy world of politics Armed with talent—Koirala is an accomplished Bharatnatyam and Manipuri dancer— the actress decided to pursue her dreams and took the flight to Bollywood With only her talent to speak for herself through sheer dint of hard work and single-minded pursuit towards her goal she landed her first Bollywood film with Subhash Ghai’s Saudagar in 1991 Noted for her performance and the box-office success Koirala was well on her way to chart a successful career in Hindi films with 1942: A Love Story (1994) Bombay Akele Hum Akele Tum (both 1995) Khamoshi: The Musical and Agni Sakshi (1996) Gupt (1997) Dil Se.
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