It is indeed a beautiful and historic time for the film industry. With the recent rise of OTT platforms, the boundaries of regional cinema are blurring to become an Indian cinema.
Now more than ever, cinema lovers have access to brilliant content produced in diverse languages. And the force behind the shift is phenomenal actors!
As we celebrate the new dimension of cinema, here’s looking at four actresses dominating diverse industries to take the Indian content a notch higher.
Ritabhari Chakraborty – Bengali Cinema
Talk about an actress with a voice, and we have Ritabhari Chakraborty! The versatile star never leaves a chance to raise a crucial issue with her work. While she debunked myths around menstruation with Brahma Janen Gopon Kommoti, she will tackle the subject of body-shaming with Fatafati next.
Samantha Ruth Prabhu – Tamil & Telugu Cinema
Samantha Ruth Prabhu can make any character and narrative her own! Basking in the success of her dance number Oo Antava Oo Oo Antava, which questioned the male gaze, the actress has a packed calendar with three Telugu projects and a rumoured Hindi drama in the pipeline.
Manju Warrier – Malayalam Cinema
Malayalam Cinema is blessing the audience with some of the most exciting content, and at the helm is Manju Warrier. Hailed as the industry’s superstar, she has multiple projects on the horizon coming from a diverse universe. From what we hear, the actress will make her Hindi debut with Amriki Pandit soon!
Alia Bhatt – Hindi Cinema
In the Hindi space, Alia Bhat is balancing content and commerce! Her recent blockbusters, Gangubai Kathiawadi and RRR, are credited for reviving the theatre culture. She also has an ambitious project Brahmāstra in the pipeline, among others like Jee Le Zara, Darlings, and Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani.