Traditionally, actresses would never be seen, either on or off screen without their share of makeup. They absolutely refused to show their natural look as they felt it would not be accepted by the audience. But now things have changed. Each time an actress has moved away from the conventional method and tried something absolutely hatke, audiences have enthusiastically appreciated their efforts. Here is a list of some top actresses of Bollywood who have gone natural for a film and received much appreciation for it.
Kangana Ranaut in ‘Queen’– The gorgeous actress has done various films where she was required to don an attractive avatar but, with ‘Queen’, the talented actress took over Bollywood with a completely plain look. In simple kurtis for most of the film, Kangana played a shy yet gutsy Delhi girl. The movie was a super hit with the audiences and Kangana’s effort was rewarded with a National Award and a Filmfare Award.
Priyanka Chopra in ‘Mary Kom’– For her award-winning performances in ‘Barfi’ and ‘Mary Kom’, PeeCee shed her otherwise glam appearance.With her meticulous acting skills, she gave the industry two of the most powerful performances of her career.
Evelyn Sharma in ‘Ishqedarriyaan’– Evelyn Sharma is known for her glamorous looks in films like ‘Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani’, ‘Yaariyaan’,‘Main Tera Hero’ and ‘Kuch Kuch Locha Hai’. In her next film,Evelyn goes au naturel with her looks, playing Lovleen, a shy village girl, paired opposite Mahaakshay Chakraborty. With a never been done before from the actress, this one has already got us excited.
Rani Mukerji in ‘Black’– ‘Black’ was a path-breaking film for Bollywood. Rani Mukerji received nationwide appreciation for her performance where she was required to play a deaf &mute girl, and she excelled in it.
Sonam Kapoor in ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’– Sonam Kapoor, one of Bollywood’s biggest fashion divas, also gave up her glamorous avatar for this power packed performance. In the award-winning film, ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’ the fashionista was seen portraying the role of a simple girl-next-door. And though her de-glamed avatar did not create too much buzz in the industry, the actress won hearts with her refreshing smile.