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Bollywood women warriors before 'Mastani'!

Bollywood epics have often been surrounded around 'male-centric' roles. However, known for giving edge to women-oriented movies, Sanjay Leela Bhansali is here again with 'Bajirao Mastani' where Deepika Padukone is seen portraying the role of a warrior pri

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 16 July 2015, 02:26:08 PM
Deepika Padukone ( Bajirao Mastani)

Deepika Padukone ( Bajirao Mastani)

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Sanjay Leela Bhansali is here again with an epic 'Bajirao Mastani' where Deepika Padukone is playing the role of a warrior 'Mastani'.
Aishwarya Rai (Jodha Akbar)

Aishwarya Rai (Jodha Akbar)

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Earlier, Aishwarya Rai played the role of a Rajasthani warrior princess Jodha in 'Jodha Akbar'.
Priyanka Chopra (Drona)

Priyanka Chopra (Drona)

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Don;t go on Priyanka Chopra's 'mellowed' character in 'Bajirao Mastani', she has also portrayed the character of Sonia- the bodyguard- in Drona.
Ramya (Baahubali)

Ramya (Baahubali)

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Then, the recent 'Baahubali' is all about the protagonist but Queen Sivagami (played by Telegu actress Ramya Krishnan) cannot be ignored.
Anushka Shetty (Baahubali)

Anushka Shetty (Baahubali)

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Other leading lady of 'Baahubali', Anushka Shetty is also reportedly doing some action scenes in the second part. Other character Avantika (Tammanah) has also played the role of a warrior princess.
Kareena Kapoor (Asoka)

Kareena Kapoor (Asoka)

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Bollywood diva, Kareena Kapoor had done some action sequences in 'Asoka' where she teamed with Shahrukh Khan for Kaurwaki's role.
Hema Malini (Razia Sultan)

Hema Malini (Razia Sultan)

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Dreamgirl Hema Malini has also portrayed the role of Razia Sultan in yesteryear movie of the same name.
Kangana Ranaut (Rani Laxmi Bai)

Kangana Ranaut (Rani Laxmi Bai)

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And, last but not the least, if reports are to be believed then Kangana Ranaut is set to showcase the role of Rani Laxmi Bai on screen soon.