- Queen Revolving around a twenty-something setting out on her honeymoon alone, Queen is one of our favourites in this category! Laugh and love!
- Mirch Masala This 1987 classic proves how Bollywood can indeed manage to produce movies with strong female characters. Mirch Masala should top your must-watch list!
- The Dirty Picture Do watch this movie based on South Indian actress Silk Smitha’s life, a woman way ahead of her times!
- Kahaani Vidya Balan once again managed to amaze us with her acting skills in Kahaani. Did we mention how much we love her badassery?!
- Chandni Bar Tabu’s role as a bar dancer in this movie not only mesmerized everyone, but also won her a National Award!
- Bandit Queen Based on the life of female dacoit Phoolan Devi, this movie follows the story of a woman who took revenge for the crimes inflicted on her by the male dominated society.
- English Vinglish Be prepared to be moved by the storyline along with Sridevi’s brilliant performance!
- Dor Showing the condition of women in rural India, this movie portrays the struggles of a widow in a beautiful manner. Ayesha Takia’s performance is something to look out for!
- Mother India The first movie to have a strong female character in the lead, Mother India is a must-watch for every movie buff!
- Angry Indian Goddesses How can one possibly miss a movie named ‘Angry Indian Goddesses’?! HOW? We suggest watching this one with your girl squad!
Apr 15, 2016
Not So Sexist! 10 Must-Watch Female Centric Bollywood Movies
Always thought Bollywood movies as sexist? Well, think twice! We have rounded up a list of some our favourite movies featuring women and needless to say, they are all epic! Not to mention badass! Check them out: