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Priyanka Chopra to Hema Malini: Bollywood’s female cops

Not all movies revolve around the male characters. Not all Indian actresses do the role where a male is lead. Here are some of the examples where Indian actresses broke the stereotypes and did the role of fierce cop.

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 06 March 2016, 04:13:45 PM
Priyanka Chopra to Hema Malini: Bollywood’s female cops

Priyanka Chopra to Hema Malini: Bollywood’s female cops

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Not all movies revolve around the male characters. Not all Indian actresses do the role where a male is lead. Here are some of the examples where Indian actresses broke the stereotypes and did the role of fierce cop.
Tabu in ‘Drishyam’

Tabu in ‘Drishyam’

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Tabu, the steel actress of B-town, did an intense role of woman police officer in ‘Drishyam’. She played a character which is going throught the dilemma of being a mother on one hand and being a police officer on the other.
Priyanka Chopra to Hema Malini: Bollywood’s female cops

Priyanka Chopra to Hema Malini: Bollywood’s female cops

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Many find the title of this movie a bit sexist but Rani Mukerji broke all stereotypes with her bold character ‘Mardaani.’ In this Pradeep Sarkar’s production, audience was also surprised to see a female character doing action packed scenes.
Bipasha Basu in ‘Dhoom 2’

Bipasha Basu in ‘Dhoom 2’

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Bipasha Basu did a double role in ‘Dhoom 2’. The actress was applauded for her short but pivotal act as a cop.
Hema Malini in ‘Andha Kanoon’

Hema Malini in ‘Andha Kanoon’

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Director Tatineni Rama Rao’s ‘Andha Kanoon’ is prominently known for the unique pairing of Amitabh Bachchan-Rajinikanth and the title song.