2011 is now labeled as the most successful year in the history of Bollywood Film Industry as the movies released this year received huge amount of success both critically and commercially. This year started with a huge success of Yamla Pagla Deewana and ended with the worldwide success of Don 2: The King is Back and at every intervals successful films like Zindagi na Milegi Dobara, Ra. One, Bodyguard, Rockstar, Desi Boyz, Ready, Thank You, Delhi Belly, Mere Brother Ki Dulhan, Murder 2, Singham, Double Dhamaal, No One Killed Jessica and many more entertained the audiences on every coming Friday of 2011. Now coming back to the topic, there is another factor which has and had always played a huge role in the success and that is the performances of lead actresses in particular films which is one of most attractive feature of any film. In 2011, we saw a strong competition in Bollywood between the actresses as all the divas were eager to make their mark in the Hindi Film industry. Prominent faces like Kareena Kapoor, Katrina Kaif, Priyanka Chopra and Vidya Balan justified their status of top Bollywood actresses and young sensations like Anushka Sharma, Sonam Kapoor and Deepika Padukone also delivered their best performances. Along with these popular actresses, debutantes were also on the role and gave equal competitions and battled for the top spot in the list of Top 10 best Bollywood actresses of 2011 – 2012. So let’s find out who grabbed the top spots in the year 2011.
10. Kalki Koechlin
Kalki Koechlin is a new comer who started her career in movies in 2009 by starring in the movie Dev. D as Chandarmukhi, well the year 2011 was quite amazing for her as she starred in the movie Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, My Friend Pinto, Shaitan and That Girl in Yellow Boots (she also wrote this one). Whatever roles she has performed in movies her acting is always noticeable. Whether she acted as a pathetic Girl Friend, Psycho girl and many other roles that she has done she has shown the viability of her performance.
9. Sonam Kapoor
is a very talented Indian actress who started her film career in 2007 with an unsuccessful appearance in Saawariya and later she acted in movies like I Hate Luv Storys, Delhi-6 and Aisha. Well, 2011 was a great year for her as she starred in movies like Thank You and Mausam and yes her acting skills and sexiness is very noticeable in all these movies. She will be starring in Players this year and yes! Her looks are super duper hot in it! So, Yes! She fits perfectly in the list of top ten best actresses in the year 2011-2012.
8. Deepika Padukone
Deepika Padukone is a young talented Indian actress and model who has done many great movies like Om Shanti Om, Love Aj Kal, Karthik calling Karthik and many others. 2011 was not so good year for her but the movies she did, her performance was no doubt remarkable. Aarakshan and Desi Boyz were the movies in which she starred and performed her roles really well. Her special appearance in the song Mit Jaaye Ghum from the movie Dum Maaro Dum was breathtaking. The year 2012 will surely by a great year for her as she’ll be starring movies like The Houseful 2, Yeh Jawani hay Deewani, race 2 and Cocktail. So, we hope that she will maintain her position among the list of top ten best actresses of 2011-2012.
7. Anushka Sharma
Anushka Sharma is a young talented Bollywood actress who started her career in 2008 with movies Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi in 2008 and later starred in Band Baja Baraat in 2010 for which she was nominated for the Filmfare Award for the Best actress in both the movies. 2011 was an exciting year for her as she starred in movies like Patiala House as Simran and Ladies vs. Ricky Bahl as Ishika Desai. Her energetic performances no doubt make the movies worth watching.
6. Kangana Ranaut
Kangana Ranaut is a very talented young Indian actress who started her career in 2006 by playing a leading role in Gangster and was the best supporting actress in the movie Fashion in 2008, later she appeared in Raaz, No Problem, Once Upon a Time in Mumbai. 2011 was a great year for her and she acted really well in all the movies such as Tanu Weds Manu, Double Dhamaal, Rascals, Game and her special appearance in Ready all were Superb and her rating as no. 6 in the list is totally worth it, this year 2012 will also be a great year for her as she’ll be starring in the movies like Tezz, I Love New Year, Krrish 2, Tanu Weds Manu Season 2 and Dedh Ishqiya. Her acting is so energetic and wonderful that totally takes her fans along with the mood.
5. Nargis Fakhri
The latest beauty icon of Bollywood who has dazzled many hearts with her mindblowing performance in the superhit movie Rockstar alongside Ranbir Kapoor. Although this is her debut and the only film of 2011, but this sexy beauty has garnered great acclaim for his emotional yet entertaining performance in the movie “Rockstar”. A model originated from Pakistan and later doing many different ventures in USA, Nargis Fakhri has made his presence felt in the year 2011 with charming and cute looks and there is no doubt that she is among the top Bollywood actresses of 2011 – 2012.
4. Katrina Kaif
Katrina Kaif is everyone’s hot favorite young celebrity! Within a half decade she has achieved remarkable success and has become the star. She started her film career in 2005 and did quite amazing movies like Singh is King, Partner, Namaste London, New York, Blue, Ajab Prem ki Ghazab Kahani, Tees Maar Khan and many more. She has the looks and attitude that everyone just loves! 2011 was a great year for her firstly because of the item number “Sheela Ki Jawani” from the movie Tees Maar Khan which remained the Song of the Year no doubt and secondly the movies she did were truly fun to watch like Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, Mere Brother ki Dulhan and her guest performance in Bodyguard’s song “Bodyguard”. This year 2012 will surely be a great year for her as she has made a sizzling appearance for the Item songs “Chikni Chameli” from Agneepath in which she has given a seductive performance and she is also going to perform in movies this year like Ek Tha Tiger with Salman Khan and some other Yash Chopra’s movie which is still untitled. So, let us have our fingers crossed for the upcoming performances of her.
3. Vidya Balan
Vidiya Balan is a very talented actress and no doubt she deserves to be placed at no. 3 of this list, she started her career in 2003 and her movies like Parineeta, Lage Raho Munna Bhai, Heyy Babyy, Bhool Bhulaiyaa, Om Shanti Om, Paa and Ishqiya were the best! Year 2011 was a great year for her as she starred in the movies like No One Killed Jessica, Thank You and gave the most “Bombaat” and sizzling dance performances in The Dirty Picture. Well over all she has become a pure diva of Bollywood. 2012 will also be THE year for her as she is going to be starring Kahaani and Chand Bhai. So, let’s hope she maintains her position in the list and remains as one of the top!
2. Priyanka Chopra
Pryanka Chopra, the former Miss World and an amazing Film actress/model. Her movies like Fashion, Dostana, Kaminey, Anjana Anjani and many other were truly worth watching and her performance was great. 2011 was a fine year for her as she starred in the movie 7 Khoon Maaf as she starred as a Spouse-Killer named Sussanna and in movie DON 2: The King is Back as Roma but yeah! Mostly known as “Junglee Billi” so, we can say her 2011 year rounded up really well. 2012 is going to fun for her too as she is going to appear in 4 new movies this year. Agneepath, Teri Meri Kahaani, Barfee and Krrish 2 are filming and will be released this year so she will no doubt be staying in the list
1. Kareena Kapoor
Kareena Kapoor aka Bebo is a wonderful and stunning Indian actress and has an amazing career. She started her career in 2000 from the movie Refugee and until now she has done many great movies. I must say she is the one actress who is getting prettier and hotter each day. Omkara, Don: The Chase Begins Again, Jab We Met, Golmaal Returns, Kambakht Ishq, Kurbaan, 3 Idiot and Golmaal 3 were among the best movies in which she starred. 2011 was GREAT year for her, like she starred in 2 movies and both of them were huge record breakers and hits of the year i.e Bodyguard with Salman Khan and Ra.One with Shahrukh Khan. She really is the Chammak Challo of 2011 and the song is no doubt a chartbuster. 2012 will be a great year for her as the year starts with her upcoming movie in February called Ek Main Aur Ek Tu with Imran Khan. Guys! She really is looking so pretty in it! Her upcoming movies include Agent Vinod, Talaash and Heroine. It seems like she is going to secure the top spot of top Bollywood actress in 2012 as well