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30 Most Beautiful Women In India

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30 Most Beautiful Women In India Hyderabd040-395603080 April 25, 2019

India is one of the most diverse countries in the world, and the essence of beauty lies in diversity. We mean there’s more than one face of beauty! Let us take you on a sweet ride across our nation with the 30 most beautiful women in India, all from different parts of this gorgeous country.

These beautiful women have made contributions and excelled in their fields, from sports to cinema and from literature to music. We have a round-up of 30 extremely gorgeous and talented women lined up for you. Take a look.

List of Top 30 Most Beautiful Women In India

1. Deepika Padukone

Deepika Padukone Pinit

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Date of Birth: January 5, 1986
Place of Birth: Copenhagen, Denmark
Height: 1.74 m
Profession: Actress

Deepika Padukone has won our hearts over and over again with her path-breaking performances in films such as Padmaavat, Piku, Bajirao Mastani, Tamasha, and several others. This lady with the million-dollar smile recently starred in the Hollywood film xXx: Return of Xander Cage. Besides her acting career, she is very vocal about issues such as depression and women empowerment, and she also runs a foundation to spread awareness about mental health called The Live Love Laugh Foundation.

2. Alia Bhatt

Alia Bhatt Pinit

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Date of Birth: March 15, 1993
Place of Birth: Mumbai, India
Height: 1.6 m
Profession: Actress

Alia Bhatt has carved a special space for herself in Bollywood within a span of five years by becoming one of the most successful actresses in the industry. She has received a lot of critical and mass appreciation for her performances in films like Raazi, Gully Boy, and Udta Punjab. Alia happens to be the daughter of filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt and belongs to a family of artists.

3. Priyanka Chopra

Priyanka Chopra Pinit

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Date of Birth: July 18, 1982
Place of Birth: Jamshedpur, India
Height: 1.69 m
Profession: Actress

The winner of the Miss World title in 2000, Priyanka Chopra has taken the world by storm. She is doing exceptionally well for herself and has gained popularity even in the West with her show Quantico. She also played a role in the Hollywood film Baywatch. She is winning all the awards and was also honored with the Padma Shri last year. Way to go, PeeCee!

4. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan Pinit

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Date of Birth: November 1, 1973
Place of Birth: Mangalore, India
Height: 1.7 m
Profession: Actress

It seems like Aishwarya Rai never stopped being beautiful. She has always managed to look breathtaking! She won the Miss World pageant in 1994 and ever since then, she has established herself as one of the most influential and celebrated actresses of India. She has often been regarded as one of the most beautiful women in the world!

5. Kareena Kapoor Khan

Kareena Kapoor Khan Pinit

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Date of Birth: September 21, 1980
Place of Birth: Mumbai, India
Height: 1.65 m
Profession: Actress

Kareena Kapoor’s cinematic journey began with Refugee in 2000. Over the last two decades, this beautiful actress has done some phenomenal work in films like Chameli, Jab We Met, Omkara, and Talaash. She is one woman who looks just as fabulous all natural, without makeup on because of her exceptional features.

6. Sobhita Dhulipala

Sobhita Dhulipala Pinit

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Date of Birth: May 31, 1992
Place of Birth: Tenali, India
Height: 1.75 m
Profession: Actress, model

Sobhita Dhulipala was placed second at the Femina Miss India 2013 pageant and represented the country at Miss Earth 2013. She started off her career with modeling and later moved on to acting. She gained a ton of fame and recognition for her lead role in Amazon’s drama series Made In Heaven.

7. Sushmita Sen

Sushmita Sen Pinit

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Date of Birth: November 19, 1975
Place of Birth: Hyderabad, India
Height: 1.75 m
Profession: Actress

Sushmita Sen is one of those timeless beauties you can’t stop looking at. This gorgeous Bengali actress and model was the winner of the Miss Universe pageant in 1994. She was the first Indian woman to wear the crown. She has acted in a bunch of movies and rose to stardom with the Tamil film Ratchagan. She broke norms and challenged Indian social taboos by adopting a baby girl when she was only 25.

8. Radhika Apte

Radhika Apte Pinit

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Date of Birth: September 7, 1985
Place of Birth: Pune, India
Height: 1.6 m
Profession: Actress

There really is no Netflix India without Radhika Apte. Apte began her acting career in theater before venturing out into films, and she sure has come a long way. This unconventional beauty has paved her way into huge projects, and she hasn’t failed to win hearts and appreciation with her performance in films like Parched and Phobia. The dusky brown-eyed actress does have some incredible acting skills. Do check out her short film Ahalya by Sujoy Ghosh!

9. Lisa Haydon

Lisa Haydon Pinit

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Date of Birth: June 17, 1986
Place of Birth: Chennai
Height: 1.78 m
Profession: Model, actress

The one thing that rings in our heads when we look at Lisa Haydon is, “Stunning, stunning, stunning!” This model-turned-actress lived in Australia and the US before moving back to India in 2007. It has been an eventful journey for her career. She recently got married and had her first child. We can’t get over how gorgeous this dusky beauty is!

10. Dia Mirza

Dia Mirza Pinit

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Date of Birth: December 9, 1981
Place of Birth: Hyderabad, India
Height: 1.68 m
Profession: Actress, model

This elegant woman is a model, actress, and producer who also won the title of Miss Asia Pacific in the year 2000. She made her acting debut with Rehna Hai Tere Dil Mein and later appeared in a whole bunch of other films. Besides being incredibly gorgeous, Dia is constantly involved in social work. She once tweeted that she disliked the word ‘charity’ because the idea of giving is not charity. That’s a lovely thought!

11. Waheeda Rehman

Waheeda Rehman Pinit

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Date of Birth: February 3, 1938
Place of Birth: Chengalpattu, India
Height: 1.55 m
Profession: Actress

Waheeda Rahman is a classic legend of Indian cinema. She is the ‘Golden Girl’ of yesteryears. This evergreen woman started her acting career with South Indian films. With age, she has only grown more and more graceful, and we can’t stop admiring her beauty!

12. Madhuri Dixit

Madhuri Dixit Pinit

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Date of Birth: May 15, 1967
Place of Birth: Mumbai, India
Height: 1.63 m
Profession: Actress

Even in her fifties, Madhuri Dixit is still our film industry’s classic beauty that ruled our hearts for several decades. With her natural acting skills, her million-dollar smile, and her graceful dancing, she sure is one of the most celebrated actresses of Indian cinema. Besides winning many awards, she was also honored with the Padma Shri in 2007.

13. Tabu

Tabu Pinit

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Date of Birth: November 4, 1971
Place of Birth: Hyderabad, India
Height: 1.74 m
Profession: Actress

Tabu is one of the most versatile actresses in the film industry who can still make heads turn. She has acted in films of many different languages. Be it Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, Malayalam, or Bengali, she has done it all. Her international works include The Namesake and Life of Pi. She has won the National Award for Best Film Actress twice and was also awarded the Padma Shri. She is so beautiful because she seems like someone who can truly revel in her natural self.

14. Hema Malini

Hema Malini Pinit

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Date of Birth: October 16, 1948
Place of Birth: Ammankudi, India
Height: 1.68 m
Profession: Actress

The ‘Dream Girl’ of Bollywood has had an incredible journey from being one of the most acclaimed actresses of our country to becoming a filmmaker and a politician. She made her acting debut in the Tamil film Ithu Sathiyam, and ever since then, she has had many notable works to her name. She was also awarded the Padma Bhushan for her contribution to Indian cinema.

15. Rani Mukherjee

Rani Mukherjee Pinit

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Date of Birth: March 21, 1978
Place of Birth: Mumbai, India
Height: 1.6 m
Profession: Actress

Rani Mukherjee, the Bong beauty, started off her career in Bollywood at just 16 and with that began her journey of blockbuster hits and some really substantial roles. She has a distinctive charm of her own – be it her caramel-colored eyes, the prettiest of smiles, and her dusky glow. She has always been a natural beauty and true to her persona. She was honored with the National Award in 2015 for her brilliant performance in the film Mardaani.

16. Konkona Sen Sharma

Konkona Sen Sharma Pinit

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Date of Birth: December 3, 1979
Place of Birth: Kolkata, India
Height: 1.55 m
Profession: Actress

This poised beauty is one of the most respected actresses in Bollywood. She has done phenomenal work in movies like Omkara, Page 3, Life in a Metro, and Mr. And Mrs. Iyer. Besides her grace and versatility, she is known for being a complete natural in front of the camera.

17. Kalki Koechlin

Kalki Koechlin Pinit

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Date of Birth: January 10, 1984
Place of Birth: Pondicherry, India
Height: 1.73 m
Profession: Actress

The bold and beautiful Kalki is rather multi-talented. Besides being an incredible actor, she is also a playwright. She is known to speak her mind, be it through her unconventional film roles or about women empowerment. We really love her strong personality, and she seems like the kind of woman who can hold a marvelous conversation!

18. Sonam Kapoor

Sonam Kapoor Pinit

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Date of Birth: June 9, 1985
Place of Birth: Mumbai, India
Height: 1.77 m
Profession: Actress

Sonam, with her beautiful smile and great sense of fashion, is one of the most popular and highest-paid actresses in Bollywood today. Known in the media for her outspoken personality, she supports various causes such as LGBTQ rights and raising breast cancer awareness. Sonam also won the National Award for her performance in Neerja. She is an endorser of several prominent brands.

19. Kajol

Kajol Pinit

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Date of Birth: August 5, 1974
Place of Birth: Mumbai, India
Height: 1.6 m
Profession: Actress

With her bubbly and infectious personality, Kajol is straight up one of the most famous and prettiest actresses of her time. She is one woman who broke records by getting the most Best Actress wins at the Filmfare awards. She was also awarded the Padma Shri in 2011. She is also a social activist who is noted for her work with children and widows.

20. Chitrangada Singh

Chitrangada Singh Pinit

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Date of Birth: August 30, 1976
Place of Birth: Jodhpur, India
Height: 1.68 m
Profession: Actress, model

Though she has done only a few films, the gorgeous Chitrangada Singh holds a special place in Bollywood. She has worked in films like Desi Boyz and Inkaar. She has also been the brand ambassador for Airtel, Garnier, Taj Mahal Tea, Tanishq, and other reputed brands. She is definitely one of the most stunning women in the industry!

21. Laxmi Menon

Laxmi Menon Pinit

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Date of Birth: November 4, 1981
Place of Birth: Kerala, India
Height: 1.91 m
Profession: Model

The ‘dusky beauty’ Laxmi Menon’s story is quite remarkable. Jean Paul Gaultier saw some of her work in an Indian magazine while he was looking for an Indian model to walk his Chanel show in Paris. And so her big story began – one of international fame, high-fashion runways, and walking the ramp for the biggest fashion brands in the world. Isn’t she a total stunner?

22. Sonali Bendre

Sonali Bendre Pinit

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Date of Birth: January 1, 1975
Place of Birth: Mumbai, India
Height: 1.73 m
Profession: Actress

The forever-charming Sonali Bendre started off her career as a model. She is recognized as one of the most beautiful actresses of her time. She is one of the top heroines of the ‘90s. She has worked in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, and Kannada films. This wonderful woman strongly believes that it’s important to give back to the society and is thus involved in a lot of charity work.

23. Nandita Das

Nandita Das Pinit

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Date of Birth: November 7, 1969
Place of Birth: Mumbai, India
Height: 1.57 m
Profession: Actress

Nandita Das is someone who has worn many hats – a celebrated actress, a director, and a very important contributor to Indian cinema and its evolution. This brilliant woman is also known for her simplicity and being her natural self at all times with her ethnic and exuberant sense of style. One can’t help but notice the modesty and effortlessness in the way she carries herself and does her work. Sheer brilliance!

24. Vidya Balan

Vidya Balan Pinit

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Date of Birth: January 1, 1979
Place of Birth: Mumbai, India
Height: 1.63 m
Profession: Actress

The vibrant Vidya Balan is one of the finest actors in modern Indian cinema. She established herself with her unconventional roles in films like Dirty Picture and Kahani in which the protagonists were anything but perfect. This beautiful actress has also been honored with the Padma Shri.

25. Tannishtha Chatterjee

Tannishtha Chatterjee Pinit

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Date of Birth: November 23, 1980
Place of Birth: Pune, India
Height: 1.6 m
Profession: Actress

The acclaimed actress Tannishtha Chatterjee is best known for her performance in the British movie Brick Lane. She won the National Film Award for the film Dekh Indian Circus. Recently, she appeared in the films Angry Indian Goddesses and Parched. She also happens to be the only Indian actress whose films were selected in three major international film festivals, all in the same year!

26. Sayani Gupta

Sayani Gupta Pinit

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Date of Birth: October 9, 1985
Place of Birth: Kolkata, India
Height: 1.62 m
Profession: Actress

This brilliant starlet has worked in movies like Margarita with a Straw, Fan, and Jolly LLB 2. She graduated from the Film and Television Institute of India. She is a woman who is super confident in her own skin. You must watch her Unblushed interview on YouTube to get a deeper insight into this beautiful mind.

27. Sunidhi Chauhan

Sunidhi Chauhan Pinit

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Date of Birth: August 14, 1983
Place of Birth: New Delhi, India
Height: 1.68 m
Profession: Singer

Sunidhi Chauhan is one of the most celebrated playback singers in India. This gorgeous woman with her amazing voice and talent started performing at the tender age of 4! She made her career debut at the age of 13. Being one of the most versatile singers in India, she has established a whole brand for herself. Her fans include veteran singers like Lata Mangeshkar!

28. Sania Mirza

Sania Mirza Pinit

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Date of Birth: November 15, 1986
Place of Birth: Mumbai, India
Height: 1.73 m
Profession: Professional tennis player

This fierce lady was formerly ranked No. 1 in the women’s double rankings in tennis. With her passion and strong skill in the sport, she has established herself as the most successful Indian tennis player ever as well as one of the highest-paid athletes in India. Besides winning a whole lot of medals, this incredible woman was honored with the country’s highest award for achievement in sports – the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award. We can’t help but be awestruck by her determination, accomplishments, and beauty.

29. Anuja Chauhan

Anuja Chauhan Pinit

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Date of Birth: September 17, 1970
Place of Birth: Meerut, India
Profession: Writer

The lovely Anuja Chauhan is one of India’s most popular contemporary authors and advertisers. She is often described as the best writer of the Indian commercial fiction genre. Chauhan worked in the renowned ad agency J.Walter Thompson, India for over 17 years, eventually becoming Vice President and Executive Creative Director before quitting in 2010 to pursue a full-time career in literature. Beauty with a whole lot of brains, isn’t she?

30. Mithali Raj

Mithali Raj Pinit

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Date of Birth: December 3, 1982
Place of Birth: Jodhpur, India
Height: 1.63 m
Profession: Indian cricketer

This stellar woman has created a buzz around women’s cricket along with her team. She is the captain of the Indian Women’s Cricket Team. She is now regarded as one of the greatest cricketing batters in the game besides being the highest run-scorer in women’s international cricket. This incredible woman was honored with the Padma Shri in 2015. Way to go!

Don’t you agree that the concept of beauty goes beyond age, color, structure, and any other notion that is constructed around “ideal beauty” by the society?

These are only 30 names, but there are so many more phenomenal and beautiful women in our country who have made us proud in one way or another. Hope you enjoyed the read!

Do you have your own favorite list of beautiful Indian women? Leave them in the comments section below. We are all ears!

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Esha Saxena is a writer, journalist, and a full-time wallflower. She holds a Master’s degree in Media and Mass Communication and firmly believes that makeup is nothing less than art. Combining her love for writing with her passion for makeup, she brings to you reviews, techniques, and her ever-growing knowledge on this form of art. In her spare time, she loves reading, listening to obscure indie bands, and writing poetry – all of this while being a crazy dog lady.