Top 12 Prettiest Indian Actress of All Time

There may be a difference of opinion about the prettiest Indian actresses who have appeared on the silver screen. But these are our handpicked all-time top twelve prettiest Indian actresses.

Bollywood is no less than any industry when you count on the beautiful ladies who have appeared on the silver screen. Indian movies have a rich history of pretty ladies appearing and charming Bollywood fans. Sometimes fans go crazy about these actresses and do weird things.

A fan gifted Kareena Kapoor a diamond necklace worth 40 lakhs. Sonal Chauhan (Jannat fame) was gifted with a truckload of roses by her fan. A man created a whole website to gift her favourite actress Deepika Padukone.

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12 Prettiest Indian Actress

Nargis Fakhri

Nargis Fakhri is a model and actress of Indian descent. Nargis appeared in Season 2 of the American Model reality show in the United States. In her debut movie in Bollywood, Fakhri starred alongside Ranbir Kapoor and the movie name was Rockstar. Fakhri played a supporting part in the Hollywood picture Spy.

Nargis Fakhri Prettiest Indian Actress
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Anushka Sharma

Anushka Sharma is a well-known Bollywood actress as well as a film producer. In the Hindi cinema industry, she is well-known as one of the best actress of current generation. Anushka Sharma, who began her career as a model, was signed for three films by Yash Raj Banner at the same time, and her career took off in the correct direction. She also won a Filmfare Award for best co-actress for the film ‘Jab Tak Hai Jaan.’

Anushka Sharma Prettiest Indian Actress
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Yami Gautam

Yami Gautam is an actress and former model from India who has appeared in many ads in her early days. She was born in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh on November 28, 1988. Yami Gautam has worked in the cinema industries of Hindi, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, and Punjabi. She made her movie debut in the Kannada film Ullasa Utsav in 2009 and her first Hindi flick was Vicky Donor in 2012 opposite Ayushman Khurana.

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Deepika Padukone

Deepika was born in Copenhagen, Denmark. Her father’s name is Prakash Padukone, who has been a famous badminton player in India. She also has a younger sister named Anisha. She started her Bollywood career in 2007 with the movie Om Shanti Om. Before starting her movie career, she did some ads and video albums. She also appeared in Kingfisher Calendar. Deepika Padukone married Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh on 14 November 2018.

Deepika Padukone Prettiest Indian Actress
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Poonam Dhillon

Poonam Dhillon was born on April 18, 1962, is an actress in Hindi films. She originally belongs to Bihar. She has also worked in theatre and television serials. She won the Femina Miss India title in 1978 at the age of 16 years. She made her silver screen debut in the movie Trishul, starring opposite Sachin Pilgaonkar.

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Juhi Chawla

Juhi Chawla was born on November 13, 1967, is an actress, model, filmmaker and businesswoman. In 1984 Juhi Chawla won the Miss India title. Juhi has primarily worked in Hindi cinema. However, apart from Hindi, she has also worked in Bengali, Punjabi, Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada and Telugu language films. She made her on-screen debut in 1986 with Sultanat. Juhi charmed the audience with her smile, and she is certainly one of the prettiest Indian actress.

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Tina Munim

Born on 11 February 1957, former actress Tina Munim became Tina Ambani after marriage with Anil Ambani. After winning an international beauty contest in 1975, Dev Anand was impressed with her beauty and gave her the first break in Bollywood in Desh Pardesh in 1978. After that, she was regarded as one the most pretty actress of her era.

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Katrina Kaif

Katrina Kaif was born on born 16th July 1983. She is a British Indian actress and model who works primarily in the Hindi film industry, although she has also worked in Telugu and Malayalam films. She debuted in Indian cinema with the movie Boom in 2003 and appeared in more than 50 Hindi movies. She is considered one of the prettiest Indian actress of the current lot.

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Ileana D’Cruz

Ileana D’Cruz, born 01 November 1987, is an Indian film actress who started her acting career with Telugu-language films. She starred in commercially successful films Pokkiri (2006), Jalsa (2008) and Kick (Telugu). And established herself as one of the leading actresses of Telugu cinema. Then she moved to the Hindi industry and started her journey in Bollywood with the movie Barfi opposite Ranbir Kapoor in 2012.

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Madhuri Dixit

Madhuri Dixit was born on 15 May 1965 in Mumbai. Madhuri, the lovely daughter of Shankar Dixit and Sneh Lata Dixit, wanted to become a doctor since childhood, but she became an actress. In the 80s and 90s, she established herself as a leading actress and well-known dancer in Hindi cinema. She started her career with the 1984 film Abodh.

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Hema Malini

On 16th October 1948, Hema Malini is an Indian actress, writer, film director, classical dancer, and politician. She started his film career with Raj Kapoor with the film ‘Sapno Ka Saudagar’. She was also named the dream girl by her fans and followers. She got married to He-Man of Bollywood Dharmendra and has two daughters.

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Madhubala (original name Begum Mumtaz Jehan Dehlavi) was born on 14 February 1933, Delhi and died on 23 February 1969, Bombay. In a concise period of time, she rose to success and popularity. She is considered one of the prettiest Indian actress, and many argue that she is the prettiest actress to appear in Indian cinema. She started her acting career in 1942 with the movie Basant. She was married to legendary singer Kishore Kumar.

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Wrapping Up

So this was our list of the 12 prettiest Indian actresses. There are other actresses too in the Indian cinema industry who are quite pretty and even we have so many beautiful ladies in the South industry too. Like of Divya Bharati, Sridevi, Kareena Kapoor, Minakshi Shesadri are missing from the list.

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