This year the ladies of Bollywood showed the world that they have more to offer than their stunning good looks. They were courageous, brave and far from letting the world bog them down! Here are 5 times B-town actresses stood up for themselves and set examples for women the world over.
#1 When Anushka Sharma talked openly about her “lip job”
After Anushka Sharma made an appearance on ‘Koffee With Karan’ earlier this year, her lips were written about almost everywhere. People could not stop talking about how she got enhancements and went under the knife to look, well… more appealing. Anushka, however, did not remain silent about the issue and made sure she had her side of things heard, inspiring a lot of women!
#2 The time when Alia Bhatt laughed at herself with the whole world
Alia Bhatt’s ‘Koffee With Karan’ appearance also left a mark on the world when she excitedly let out that she thought Prithviraj Chavan is the President of India. The incident sparked millions of internet memes, trolls and jokes but Bhatt had the most amazing comeback. She collaborated with AIB and came up with this video that left everyone flabbergasted.
#3 When Deepika Padukone asked a leading daily to respect women!
A leading newspaper published a whole story about Deepika’s cleavage and here’s her answer! Enough said! #Respect
#4 Sonakshi Sinha’s comeback for weight critics and Kamaal R Khan
Throughout her career the critics have only noticed Sonakshi Sinha’s weight and she had a small gift for them on Instagram.
Not just the weight critics, Sonakshi had something ready for the self-proclaimed critic Kamal R Khan too!
#5 When Parineeti Chopra taught an ignorant journalist about the menstrual cycle so effortlessly!
While Parineeti Chopra was promoting Whisper’s ‘Touch the Pickle’ campaign, a male journalist addressed women’s periods as a “problem” leaving the actress enraged. But Parineeti remained her calm self and made sure she gave him a piece of his mind.
All pictures sourced from the actresses’ respective Twitter/Instagram accounts.