Women were considered as an object in Hindi cinema. However, there are some movies which were exceptionally good and show great women on screen. Here is a list presented where single leading lady was able to take the whole movie on their shoulders.

  1. Mother India – Nargis was the epicenter of this movie. Her character stood against the atrocities of society.
  2. English Vinglish- Shashi Godbole made a remarkable comeback for late actress Sri Devi.
  3. Queen- directed by Vikas Behl, Kangna Ranaut proved that it’s the character that can make a whole movie hit.
  4. Pink- Amitabh Bachan, Kirti Kulhare and Tapsee Pannu  , an interesting and relevant story line with female characters in the centre made this movie a hit.
  5. 7 Khoon Maaf – Priyanka Chopra outshined all male actors in this movie. Her portrayal of Mary Kom was also appreciated widely.
  6. Samay – Sushmita Sen played a senior police cop with Sushant Singh as her assistant.  Although the movie did not work well at box office yet it showed the strong female personality of a police cop.
  7. Chameli – this movie is considered to be the best movie depicting female character in the entire career of Kareena Kapoor Khan.
  8. Neerja – based on real life incident, Neerja is the best movie of Sonam Kapoor till date.
  9. Nil Bate Sannata/ Anarkali of Aura- Swara Bhaskar outshined every other actor in depicting a strong female character.
  10. Pinjar – based on India Pakistan partition, Pinjar is Urmila Matondkar’s one of the best movies having a strong women character.