Bollywood is abode to some of the most beautiful and hot actresses in the country. Here we see larger than life legends who set the screen afire with their beauty and sex appeal. Almost all actresses here are pretty. But there are heroines who not only look hot and beautiful, but also ooze sensuality and have that special 'oomph factor'.
Starting from Helen (1950) and moving on to Parveen Babi, Zeenat Aman, Dimple Kapadia, Madhuri Dixit, Malaika Arora...these actresses might or might not have played the lead role in films, but have been an integral part of all the movies that they have been part of.
From 2000-2013, we have seen many heroines who are bold and show no hesitation in exposing. Cleavage showing with bare minimum clothes are in and with a well-toned body, great looking face and the willingness to show off their assets, these actresses are able to bag a few projects before they are sidelined by the next set of girls who are equally eager to make their mark in the industry!
Then there are those heroines who with their good looks and subtle sensuality manage to make a special place in the hearts of the audience.
Listed below are female icons of Bollywood, who ooze sensuality. Who's your pick? Tell us by commenting on the comment box below.
Born in Burma on October 21, 1939 Helen Richardson, currently known as Helen Khan (Salman Khan's stepmother), is the ultimate rags to riches story. Every film she danced in was a mega success.
Born on April 4, 1949 in Junagadh, India, Parveen Babi looked very glamorous and lit up the screen with her toned body and westernized looks.
Born on November 19, 1950 in Germany, Zeenat Aman was Bollywood's sex symbol.
Dimple Kapadia Shilpa Shetty
Born on June 8, 1957 in Mumbai, Dimple at age 16 shocked audiences in Bobby (1973) with her micro minis and revealing outfits.
Shilpa Shetty (June 8, 1975) has made a special place for herself in Bollywood, thanks to her beautiful body and dancing talent.
Born on May 5, 1979 in Delhi and raised in Kolkata, Bipasha Basu began her career as a model who was featured in various music videos.She is hot, bold and sensuous!
Katrina Kaif, who made her debut in Bollywood in 2003 with Kaizad Gustad's box office bomb Boom is one of the most popular actresses in Bollywood. She undoubtedly has lots of 'oomph'!
Priyanka Chopra's (July 18, 1982) claim to fame is winning the Miss World beauty pageant in the new millennium. She is hot, sensuous and beautiful.
Born on May 15, 1967 in Mumbai, India, Madhuri Dixit is one of Bollywood's most influential actresses of all time.
Deepika Padukone is often cited in the media as one of the most popular and attractive Indian celebrities.
Malaika Arora Khan
Though Malaika Arora Khan never got any lead role in any of the movies, she is still one of India's top item girls.
Vidya Balan is known for portraying strong female protagonists and has been acknowledged in the media for breaking stereotypes of a Hindi film heroine.
Kareena Kapoor is one of the most popular and elegant actresses in Bollywood.