Throughout history, there have been many Indian women film & theater personalities who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great Indian female film & theater personalities such as Anushka Sharma, Deepika Padukone, Priyanka Chopra, Aishwarya Rai, Rakul Preet Singh.
Priyanka ChopraPriyanka Chopra
(Actress)

18 July 1982

Indian

Deepika PadukoneDeepika Padukone
(Actor)

05 January 1986

Indian

Sunny LeoneSunny Leone
(Actress)

13 May 1981

Canadian,Indian,American

Alia BhattAlia Bhatt
(Actress)

15 March 1993

Indian,British

Kareena KapoorKareena Kapoor
(Actress)

21 September 1980

Indian

MadhubalaMadhubala
(Actress)

14 February 1933

Indian

Anushka SharmaAnushka Sharma
(Actress)

01 May 1988

Indian

Aishwarya RaiAishwarya Rai
(Actress)

01 November 1973

Indian

Madhuri DixitMadhuri Dixit
(Actress)

15 May 1967

Indian

Rakul Preet SinghRakul Preet Singh
(Actress, Model)

10 October 1990

Indian

Padma LakshmiPadma Lakshmi
(Model)

01 September 1970

Indian

KajolKajol
(Actress)

05 August 1974

Indian

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Freida PintoFreida Pinto
(Actress)

18 October 1984

Indian

Neelima AzeemNeelima Azeem
(Actress)

02 December 1958

Indian

Gauri KhanGauri Khan
(Wife of Shah Rukh Khan)

08 October 1970

Indian

Poonam PandeyPoonam Pandey
(Model, Actress)

11 March 1991

Indian

Urmila MatondkarUrmila Matondkar
(Actress)

04 February 1974

Indian

Saira BanuSaira Banu
(Actress)

23 August 1944

Indian

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ShakeelaShakeela
(Adult Film Actresses)

20 November 1975

Indian

Avneet KaurAvneet Kaur
(Dancer, Actress)

13 October 2001

Indian

Merle OberonMerle Oberon
(Actress)

19 February 1911

Indian,American

Rinke KhannaRinke Khanna
(Actress)

27 July 1977

Indian

Waheeda RehmanWaheeda Rehman
(Actress)

03 February 1938

Indian

Sanjeeda SheikhSanjeeda Sheikh
(Actress)

20 December 1984

Indian

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Himanshi KhuranaHimanshi Khurana
(Actress, Model)

27 November 1991

Indian

Nadira BabbarNadira Babbar
(Theater Artist)

20 January 1948

Indian

Geeta BasraGeeta Basra
(Actress)

13 March 1984

Indian

Persis KhambattaPersis Khambatta
(Actress, Model)

02 October 1948

Indian

Mallika Sarabhai Mallika Sarabhai
(Kuchipudi and Bharatanatyam dancer)

09 May 1954

Indian

Kishwar MerchantKishwar Merchant
(Actress)

03 February 1981

Indian

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Aditi MittalAditi Mittal
(Stand-up Comedian, YouTube Personality)

12 November 1987

Indian

Mrunmayee LagooMrunmayee Lagoo
(Actress, Assistant Director, Script Supervisor)

Indian

Amrita SinghAmrita Singh
(Actor)

09 February 1958

Indian

SrideviSridevi
(Actress)

13 August 1963

Indian

Kangana RanautKangana Ranaut
(Actor)

23 March 1987

Indian

Amy JacksonAmy Jackson
(Model, Actor, Beauty pageant contestant)

31 January 1991

Indian,British

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RekhaRekha
(Actor, Politician)

10 October 1954

Indian

Madhuri DixitMadhuri Dixit
(Actor)

15 May 1967

Indian

Sonam KapoorSonam Kapoor
(Film actor, Model, Film director)

09 June 1985

Indian

Anushka ShettyAnushka Shetty
(Actor)

07 November 1981

Indian

Shraddha KapoorShraddha Kapoor

Indian

Radhika ApteRadhika Apte
(Actor)

07 September 1985

Indian

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Yami GautamYami Gautam
(Actor)

28 November 1988

Indian

Kajal AggarwalKajal Aggarwal
(Actor, Model)

19 June 1985

Indian

Kriti SanonKriti Sanon
(Actor, Model)

27 July 1990

Indian

Karisma KapoorKarisma Kapoor
(Actor)

25 June 1974

Indian

Aditi Rao HydariAditi Rao Hydari
(Actor)

28 October 1986

Indian

Mouni RoyMouni Roy
(Actor, Film actor)

28 September 1985

Indian

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Regina CassandraRegina Cassandra
(actor)

13 December 1988

Indian

Sushmita SenSushmita Sen
(Actor, Model, Beauty pageant contestant)

19 November 1975

Indian

Vidya BalanVidya Balan
(actor, model)

01 January 1979

Indian

Juhi ChawlaJuhi Chawla
(Actor, Model, Film producer, Beauty pageant contestant)

13 November 1967

Indian

Parineeti ChopraParineeti Chopra
(Actor)

22 October 1988

Indian

Shilpa ShettyShilpa Shetty
(Actor, Model, Karateka)

08 June 1975

Indian

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Hansika MotwaniHansika Motwani
(Actor)

09 August 1991

Indian

Sonakshi SinhaSonakshi Sinha
(Actor, Model)

02 June 1987

Indian

Nushrat BharuchaNushrat Bharucha
(Actor)

17 May 1985

Indian

Jennifer WingetJennifer Winget
(Actor, Television actor)

30 May 1985

Indian

Sonali BendreSonali Bendre
(Actor, Model, Film actor)

01 January 1975

Indian

Preity ZintaPreity Zinta
(Actor, Model, Journalist)

31 January 1975

Indian

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Shruti HaasanShruti Haasan
(Actor, Singer, Composer, Model)

28 January 1986

Indian

Twinkle KhannaTwinkle Khanna
(Actor)

29 December 1974

Indian

Rakhi SawantRakhi Sawant
(Model, Actor)

25 November 1978

Indian

Shreya GhoshalShreya Ghoshal
(Singer, Writer, Actor, Composer)

12 March 1984

Indian

Rani MukerjiRani Mukerji
(Actor, Model)

21 March 1978

Indian

Divya BhartiDivya Bharti
(Actor)

25 February 1974

Indian

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Hema MaliniHema Malini
(Actor, Politician, Film director, Film producer, Dancer, Film actor)

16 October 1948

Indian

Smriti IraniSmriti Irani
(politician, television producer, actor, television presenter, social worker)

23 March 1972

Indian

Jaya PradaJaya Prada
(Actor, Politician, Film actor, Screenwriter)

03 April 1962

Indian

Kalki KoechlinKalki Koechlin
(Actor, Screenwriter, Writer)

10 January 1984

Indian

JyothikaJyothika
(Actor)

18 October 1978

Indian

Ma Anand SheelaMa Anand Sheela

28 December 1949

Swiss,Indian,American

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Rhea KapoorRhea Kapoor
(Film producer)

05 March 1987

Indian

Pooja HegdePooja Hegde
(Actor, Beauty pageant contestant)

13 October 1990

Indian

Bipasha BasuBipasha Basu
(actor, model, film actor)

07 January 1979

Indian

Julie ChristieJulie Christie
(Actress, activist)

14 April 1940

Indian,British

Ramya KrishnanRamya Krishnan
(Actor)

15 September 1967

Indian

Raveena TandonRaveena Tandon
(Model, Actor, Film producer)

26 October 1974

Indian

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Pooja BhattPooja Bhatt
(Actor, Film producer, Film director, Film actor)

24 February 1972

Indian

Dimple KapadiaDimple Kapadia
(Actor)

08 June 1957

Indian

Shriya SaranShriya Saran
(Actor, Model)

11 September 1982

Indian

Namrata ShirodkarNamrata Shirodkar
(Actor, Model, Beauty pageant contestant)

22 January 1972

Indian

Ameesha PatelAmeesha Patel
(Actor, Model)

09 June 1976

Indian

Nithya MenenNithya Menen
(actor, singer)

08 April 1987

Indian

Nazriya NazimNazriya Nazim
(Actor, Model)

20 December 1994

Indian

Shabana AzmiShabana Azmi
(actor)

18 September 1951

Indian

Lara DuttaLara Dutta
(Actor, Model, Beauty pageant contestant)

16 April 1978

Indian

AsinAsin
(Actor, Model)

26 October 1985

Indian

Digangana SuryavanshiDigangana Suryavanshi
(Television actor, Singer)

15 October 1997

Indian

Swara BhaskarSwara Bhaskar
(Actor)

09 April 1987

Indian

Ayesha TakiaAyesha Takia
(Actor, Model)

10 April 1986

Indian

Honey IraniHoney Irani
(Actor, Writer, Screenwriter)

25 August 1955

Indian

Smita PatilSmita Patil
(Actor)

17 October 1955

Indian

Priya Anjali RaiPriya Anjali Rai
(Adult Film Star, Actor)

25 December 1977

Indian,American

Kiran RaoKiran Rao
(Author, Film director, Film producer, Screenwriter)

07 November 1973

Indian

Neha KapurNeha Kapur

Indian

Farah KhanFarah Khan
(Director)

09 January 1965

Indian

Richa ChaddaRicha Chadda
(actor)

14 December 1989

Indian

Mumtaz MahalMumtaz Mahal

06 April 1593

Indian