We have seen a number of films where Bollywood actresses played the role of a sex worker. We have compiled the list of six B-town actresses nailed as a sex worker.
We know some of the Bollywood actors who are versatile but there are also so many actresses who have always proved themselves in terms of versatility. They believe that a role is a role and they get into the skin of the character to play the memorable characters on the silver screen. We’re going to show you the top six actresses of Bollywood who nailed it as a sex worker on the Big screen.
Playing the role of a sex worker or a prostitute is not easy at all. This is one of the worst professions for women. But, here are the actresses who are bold enough to play these characters on screen which is not everyone’s cup of tea. Let’s have a look at some of the actresses who dared to take up these roles and got praised for their work.
Lustful and Valiant Bollywood actresses who played the role of a sex worker
Kalki Koechlin :
Kalki Koechlin’s bold avatar as Chanda in Dev D was highly appreciated. The film was directed by Anurag Kashyap. It’s a romantic black comedy-drama. Kalki as Chanda works as a prostitute at night, while continuing with her studies during the day in the film.
Vidya Balan :
Vidya Balan who already played the boldest role in Dirty Picture. And, she played the role of a prostitute in Begum Jaan. The actress did a fabulous job in the film.
Huma Qureshi :
Huma Qureshi character Jhilmil was one of the best characters in Badlapur. Not just a sex worker, but she also played Nawazudding Siddiqui’s love interest. Her subtle but powerful expressions had earned everyone’s admiration.
Kareena Kapoor Khan:
Kareena Kapoor Khan played the role of a prostitute in Talaash and Chameli. The actress always mesmerizes us with her powerful acting and gorgeous face. Her mind-blowing performance in Talaash won her many awards.
Neha Dhupia :
When other actresses prefer to play simple and sober roles to start their journey in the Bollywood industry. The actress played bold roles. She played a sex worker in Julie.
Rani Mukerji :
If we are talking about the actresses who played a sex worker in the films. It is not possible to take Rani Mukerji’s name. The actress has done a fabulous job in three of her films Laaga Chunari Mein Daag, Saawariya and Mangal Pandey: The Rising. All three roles were completely different.
Talking about ‘Laaga Chunari Mein Daag’ is a heart-wrenching tale of a young lady who leaves her family to get a job but she ends up as a high profile escort in Mumbai.