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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:
  1. Queen Revolving around a twenty-something setting out on her honeymoon alone, Queen is one of our favourites in this category! Laugh and love!
    1 Queen Source - india.com
  2. 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!
    2 Mirch Masala Source - Wikipedia
  3. The Dirty Picture Do watch this movie based on South Indian actress Silk Smitha’s life, a woman way ahead of her times!
    3 Dirty Picture Source - Entertainment
  4. Kahaani Vidya Balan once again managed to amaze us with her acting skills in Kahaani. Did we mention how much we love her badassery?!
    4 Kahaani Source - letsmewatchthis.net
  5. Chandni Bar Tabu’s role as a bar dancer in this movie not only mesmerized everyone, but also won her a National Award!
    5 Chandni Bar Source - Wikipedia
  6. 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.
    6 Bandit Queen Source - webmallindia.com
  7. English Vinglish Be prepared to be moved by the storyline along with Sridevi’s brilliant performance!
    7 English Vinglish Source - Youtube
  8. 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!
    8 Dor Source - hillpost.in
  9. Mother India The first movie to have a strong female character in the lead, Mother India is a must-watch for every movie buff!
    9 Mother India Source - The Hindu
  10. Angry Indian Goddesses How can one possibly miss a movie named ‘Angry Indian Goddesses’?! HOW? We suggest watching this one with your girl squad!
    10 Angry Indian Goddesses Source - songspkfree.com
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