It is little surprise the amount of influence Bollywood wields over the youth and it is not limited to just trends and fashion. Bollywood movies influence the very character of the audience. In the recent years, B-town has offered some great movies with extraordinary and highly-inspiring female characters those that essayed to great extent how a modern-day woman should be. These are women you can relate to. They are so cool that at some point, you also want to be like them. Here is a list of some of those badass yet extremely charming female characters that you wish you were like:
Leela: Goliyon ki Raasleela, Raamleela
Leela played by Deepika Padukone, is carefree, bold and edgy. She loves her family, especially her mother but does not shy away from standing against them when they are wrong. She loves unconditionally. Don't you want to be as passionate?
Laila: Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
Laila played by Katrina Kaif, lives for the moment and follows her heart. She is a diving instructor but ends up showing everyone the meaning of life too. She appreciates her life and time. She is optimistic, fun-loving and she has no regrets. She is perfect and who doesn't love perfection?
Sashi: English Vinglish
Sashi, played by Sridevi, is a shy house-wife who is always taunted for her poor and almost non-existent English skills. While on a trip to New York, she decides to learn the language and works hard for it. In the end, she earns her long-lost respect within the family. Don't you want to stand up for yourself like her?
Geet: Jab We Met
Geet, played by Kareena Kapoor Khan, is a fun-loving and talkative girl that everyone loves to be with. And then again, she is also someone who listens to her heart and is bold enough to accept the consequences of her decisions. This adorable Sikhni set some major personality goals for everybody.
Dumped by her fiance a day before her wedding, Rani played by Kangana Ranaut decides to go on with her pre-planned honeymoon alone. By the end of the trip, the shy and innocent Rani discovers a rather confident, bold and independent woman within her. Truly, there's little one can't achieve when helped by self-belief.
Which of the above characters do you think is most inspiring? Let us know in the comments below.
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