Top 5 actresses in Bollywood


By Letty Mariam Abraham, Bollywood Hungama News Network

They fit the category of 'Beauty with Brains' to the 'T'. After all, it is not a cakewalk to climb the ladder of success without a plan. They are super hot and sexy. They shine at the movies and even launch a thousand brands. With the B-O spurting millions on their name, they are an asset to the film industry.

Powerful and demanding these women know how to keep the ball rolling. On this special occasion of World Women's Day, Bollywood Hungama brings you the Top 5 actresses of Bollywood.

Katrina Kaif

She is beauty personified, ravishing, sexy, stunning, and mesmerizing. Words fall short before her splendid looks. Katrina Kaif, a model turned actress with an almost diminishing Brit accent, is the hottest star in Bollywood today. Brand endorsements and blockbuster films, she has them both. Riding on the back of four commercial hits in 2007, (Partner, Apne, Namastey London and Welcome) Katrina is at an all time high as far as her filmy career is concerned. Four years into the film industry and she has no inhibitions and limitations, she's flying sky high. Year 2008 awaits her film Race, which has generated enough hype to draw masses to cinema halls. Now with all that and much more, she sails her way to the top 5 Actresses in Bollywood.

Kareena Kapoor

Super- gorgeous, no tantrums, fairly punctual and extremely talented actress, is what describes Kareena Kapoor. The success of Jab We Met put her on the front cover of nearly 7 magazines in the past few months. Ruling the film industry, she is now the favorite and most sought after actress in Bollywood. Kareena is equally in the news for her personal life as much as for her films. And the interesting part is that she is pretty open about her relationship with Saif Ali Khan. Not just a glam doll, this bundle of talent with her gorgeous looks and svelte figure is surely here to stay.

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

She is a combination of sensuous beauty with brains. A perfectionist when it comes to true style, she can rule the B-O single handedly. After getting under the Bachchan umbrella, she has become an invincible Brand. In spite of doing limited films, Ash's box office clout remains unchallenged. She is still the first choice for practically every role that's up for the take. In addition to all of this, she is one actress who also seems to have a bright future in Hollywood as well. She is undoubtedly Indian cinema's most popular ambassador across the world.

Deepika Padukone

She shot to fame with her first film, Om Shanti Om, and the rest as they say is history. A newcomer to the filmy family, she already had a market price courtesy her modeling experience. Quoting prices equal to other top actors in the industry, she knew the game already. With long legs, a slender figure and divine beauty she has the guys drooling. With 3 - 4 top films in her kitty, she has surely raced past some of the other actresses who started out much before her. A born winner!

Bipasha Basu

This 'hot-bod' chick made people go berserk with her films. Her sexuality and irresistible charm made her a hot property at the B-O. Focused, dedicated, and hardworking she experimented with her roles and finally landed with Corporate, which won her accolades. She proved her mettle with other films like Jism, No Entry, Raaz… Known to be one of the hottest actresses, this Bong bombshell is a self-confessed fitness freak. Now, we know the secret behind her curvaceous body.