Bhumi Pedneker

Not just de-glam, she played an over-weight woman in her debut Dum Laga Ke Haisha, which was such a bold decision. Dum Laga Ke Haisha, released internationally as My Big Fat Bride. The film got five nominations at the 61st Filmfare Awards, winning two, Best Female Debut for Pednekar and Best Cinematography. Bhumi’s hard work paid off.

Sanya Malhotra

Dandal was a blockbuster film with power packed performance. This was Sanya Malhotra debut where she played a wrestler and thus was not glammed up at all for the film. Sanya is a well-trained ballet dancer. And before making her debut in Dangal with Aamir Khan, Sanya also had appeared in TV advertisements.

 Shweta Tripathi

A strong role is what you need and that was proven by the actress who mesmerised with her acting prowess in her debut film Masaan and did not care much about her de-glam avatar in the film. She was also a photo editor for the women’s fashion magazine, Femina.

Chitrangada Singh

She is one of the sexiest women in the Bollywood industry. But the super talented and super gorgeous chose a de-glam role in Sudhir Mishra’s Hazaron Khwahishein Aisi. Singh began her career as a model before making the transition to the silver screen.

Kangana Ranaut

Kangana is one of the most talented and stylish actresses in today’s generation. But in her debut film Gangster, she focused only on acting rather than on her looks. She is the recipient of several awards, including three National Film Awards and Filmfare Awards in four categories.

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