Indian Female Models

Throughout history, there have been many Indian female models who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great Indian female models such as Priyanka Chopra, Aishwarya Rai, Jacqueline Fernandez, Kriti Sanon, Amy Jackson.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 

Priyanka Chopra
13
Birthdate: July 18, 1982
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, India

The Winner of Miss World 2000; a successful actress in Hindi films; the owner of production house that promotes regional Indian cinema and the first Indian actor to play the lead character in an American television show – Priyanka Chopra’s list of achievements is long. The popular star is also a singer, a tech investor and the UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador.

 2 
Sunny Leone
(Actress, Model)

Sunny Leone
4
Birthdate: May 13, 1981
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sarnia, Canada

In 2010, Sunny Leone was named among 12 top porn stars by Maxim magazine. After a flourishing career in the porn industry, Sunny Leone settled in India where she is currently popular as a film actress. Her journey from a porn actress to a successful Bollywood personality is viewed as an inspirational story by many young women across the world. 

 3 
Aishwarya Rai
(Actress and the Winner of the Miss World 1994 Pageant.)

Aishwarya Rai
5
Birthdate: November 1, 1973
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Mangaluru, Karnataka, India

Indian actress Aishwarya Rai is one of the most popular and influential celebrities in the country. She began her career as a model and was crowned the Miss World 1994. She started acting soon after and became one of India’s top actresses. Besides acting, she is a Goodwill Ambassador for the Joint United Nations Programme on AIDS (UNAIDS).

 4 
Padma Lakshmi
(Model. Writer)

Padma Lakshmi
7
Birthdate: September 1, 1970
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Madras, Tamil Nadu, India

Padma Lakshmi is a model, television host and author. She has hosted cooking competition program Top Chef and has published cookbooks. She has acted in films and television too and is also an activist working for immigration and women’s rights and is a critic of skin-lightening creams. She was married to novelist Salman Rushdie for a little over three years.

 5 
Sushmita Sen
(Actor, Model, Beauty pageant contestant)

Sushmita Sen
6
Birthdate: November 19, 1975
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hyderabad

 6 

Manushi Chhillar
6
Birthdate: May 14, 1997
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Rohtak, Haryana, India

Manushi Chhillar is an Indian actress and model. Chhillar achieved popularity in 2017 when she won the Miss World pageant, becoming only the sixth Indian to win the pageant. After winning the pageant, Chhillar went on to sign a three-film contract with the popular production company Yash Raj Films. She has also modeled for popular brands like Fashion Big Bazaar.

 7 
Bipasha Basu
(actor, model, film actor)

Bipasha Basu
4
Birthdate: January 7, 1979
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New Delhi
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 8 
Jacqueline Fernandez
(Miss Universe Sri Lanka 2006 and an Established Actress in Hindi Film Industry)

Jacqueline Fernandez
5
Birthdate: June 2, 1985
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Manama, Bahrain

Talent knows no geographical boundaries and Sri Lankan actress and model, Jacqueline Fernandez, showed it with her success in Bollywood and the numerous awards she won. Raised in a multi-ethnic family, she is known for glamour and found a place in Forbes’ India list of 100 celebrities. Fernandez is also noted for her concern for animals as acknowledged by PETA.

 9 
Disha Patani
(Actress)

Disha Patani
6
Birthdate: June 13, 1992
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh, India

Disha Patani is an Indian actress best known for her work in the Hindi film industry. Patani is renowned for her performance in the 2017 biographical sports drama film M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story, which narrates the story of former Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Patani's portrayal of Priyanka in the film earned her many awards including Stardust Awards.

 10 
Kriti Sanon
(Actor, Model)

Kriti Sanon
4
Birthdate: July 27, 1990
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New Delhi

Kriti Sanon is an Indian actress best known for her work in Bollywood. Apart from being an actress, Sanon also endorses several brands and has launched her own clothing line as well. Over the years, Kriti Sanon has won many awards, such as the International Indian Film Academy Awards and Filmfare Award.

 11 

Pooja Hegde
7
Birthdate: October 13, 1990
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Mumbai, Maharastra, India

 12 
Katrina Kaif
(Actress)

Katrina Kaif
9
Birthdate: July 16, 1983
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Victoria, Hong Kong

Katrina Kaif is one of the top actresses of the Hindi film industry. Namastey London, New York, Raajneeti, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, Ek Tha Tiger, Dhoom 3, Bang Bang and Bharat are some of her hit films. Her career has seen highs and lows and many times she has been criticised for her acting.

 13 
Tabu
(actor, model)

Tabu
10
Birthdate: November 4, 1970
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hyderabad

Tabu is an Indian actress best known for her work in the Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu film industries. One of the most celebrated actresses of her generation, Tabu is renowned for playing unconventional roles. In 2011, she was honored with the Padma Shri by the Indian Government. She has also received other prestigious awards, such as National Film Awards.

 14 
Shilpa Shetty
(Actress, Model)

Shilpa Shetty
5
Birthdate: June 8, 1975
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mangalore, Karnataka, India

 15 
Nora Fatehi
(Dancer & Actress)

Nora Fatehi
14
Birthdate: February 6, 1992
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Nora Fatehi is a popular figure in the Indian film industry. Although born and raised in Canada. Nora has worked in Malayalam, Telugu, and Hindi language films. She was part of one of the highest-grossing Indian films ever - Baahubali: The Beginning. Apart from appearing in films, she has also made a mark in the TV industry.

 16 
Rani Mukerji
(Actor, Model)

Rani Mukerji
4
Birthdate: March 21, 1978
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Mumbai

Rani Mukerji is an Indian actress best known for her work in the Hindi film industry. One of the most successful actresses of her generation, Mukerji has featured in the highest-paid and most popular actresses of the 2000s lists. She has also received several awards like Filmfare Awards and Screen Awards. Rani Mukerji is also known for her humanitarian work.

 17 
Raveena Tandon
(Model, Actor, Film producer)

Raveena Tandon
5
Birthdate: October 26, 1974
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Mumbai

Raveena Tandon is an Indian film actress, producer, and model. Although she is best known for her work in the Hindi film industry, Tandon has also played important roles in many popular South Indian films like Kamal Haasan's Aalavandhan and Upendra's eponymous film. Over the course of her career, Tandon has received several prestigious awards, including a National Film Award.

 18 

Kriti Kharbanda
6
Birthdate: October 29, 1990
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New Delhi

 19 
Nayanthara
(Actress)

Nayanthara
4
Birthdate: November 18, 1984
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bangalore, Karnataka, India

 20 
Dia Mirza
(Mirza won the title of Miss Asia Pacific International in 2000)

Dia Mirza
6
Birthdate: December 9, 1981
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Telangana, India

 21 
Trisha
(Actress)

Trisha
3
Birthdate: May 4, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

 22 
Rakul Preet Singh
(Actress, Model)

Rakul Preet Singh
0
Birthdate: October 10, 1990
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New Delhi, India

Indian actress Rakul Preet Singh started her career as a model and then graduated to films. She made her debut in a Telugu film in 2011 and then did a Tamil film in 2012. In 2014 she starred in a Hindi film Yaariyan. Venkatadri Express, Current Theega, Dhruva, Spyder and De De Pyaar De are some of her notable films.

 23 
Juhi Chawla
(Actor, Model, Film producer, Beauty pageant contestant)

Juhi Chawla
6
Birthdate: November 13, 1967
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ambala

Neha Dhupia
4
Birthdate: 0000 AD

 25 

Genelia D'Souza
3
Birthdate: August 5, 1987
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

 26 
Sana Khan
(Actress)

Sana Khan
14
Birthdate: August 21, 1988
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mumbai, India

 27 

Anushka Sharma
8
Birthdate: May 1, 1988
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, India

Indian actress and producer, Anushka Sharma is one of the most popular and highest-paid actresses in the country. She was featured by Forbes Asia in their 30 Under 30 list of 2018 and is the recipient of numerous awards. Beginning her career as a model, she soon ventured into acting and made a name for herself within a short while.

 28 

Rhea Pillai
5
Birthdate: 1965 AD
Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
Indian model Rhea Pillai is associated with several charitable causes, including the Art of Living Foundation, and played a minor role in the film Corporate. She is also known as actor Sanjay Dutt’s second wife. She was also tennis Leander Paes’s live-in partner and has a daughter with him.

 29 
Harnaaz Sandhu
(Miss Universe 2021)

Harnaaz Sandhu
0
Birthdate: March 3, 2000
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Chandigarh, India

 30 

Tanushree Dutta
4
Birthdate: March 19, 1984
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Jamshedpur, Bihar, India

 31 
Namrata Shirodkar
(Actor, Model, Beauty pageant contestant)

Namrata Shirodkar
3
Birthdate: January 22, 1972
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mumbai

 32 
Priyamani
(Actress)

Priyamani
4
Birthdate: June 4, 1984
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bangalore, Karnataka, India

 33 
Malaika Arora
(Actress)

Malaika Arora
9
Birthdate: October 23, 1973
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Thane, Maharashtra, India

The quintessential item girl of Bollywood, Malaika Arora is known for her sultry looks and dance moves. She has the reputation of drawing audiences into theatres despite appearing in just one song in the entire film. Malaika Arora ended her 18 years old marriage to actor Arbaaz Khan in 2017. 

 34 
Zeenat Aman
(Actress)

Zeenat Aman
5
Birthdate: November 19, 1951
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bombay, State of Bombay, India

 35 
Asin
(Actor, Model)

Asin
4
Birthdate: October 26, 1985
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kochi

 36 
Nazriya Nazim
(Actor, Model)

Nazriya Nazim
4
Birthdate: December 20, 1994
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Thiruvananthapuram

 37 
Taapsee Pannu
(Actress)

Taapsee Pannu
4
Birthdate: August 1, 1987
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New Delhi, India

 38 
Ameesha Patel
(Actress)

Ameesha Patel
3
Birthdate: June 9, 1975
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

 39 
Amala Paul
(Actress)

Amala Paul
3
Birthdate: October 26, 1991
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Aluva, Kochi, India

 40 
Neha Sharma
(Actress)

Neha Sharma
3
Birthdate: November 21, 1987
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bhagalpur, Bihar, India

 41 

Shibani Dandekar
3
Birthdate: August 27, 1981
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Pune

Born in Pune, Shibani Dandekar grew up in Australia and Africa, before returning to India, as a model and an anchor. She has hosted shows such as After Hours and also appeared in films such as Sultan. She is also the sister of VJ Anusha Dandekar and the girlfriend of actor Farhan Akhtar.

 42 
Sonali Bendre
(Actor, Model, Film actor)

Sonali Bendre
5
Birthdate: January 1, 1975
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Mumbai

 43 
Huma Qureshi
(Model, Actress)

Huma Qureshi
3
Birthdate: July 28, 1986
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New Delhi, India

 44 
Hazel Keech
(Actress, Model & Wife of Cricketer Yuvraj Singh)

Hazel Keech
15
Birthdate: February 28, 1987
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Essex, England, United Kingdom
British−Mauritian actor and model Hazel Keech began her career touring with the team of Bombay Dreams. She later earned several modeling assignments in Mumbai and appeared in films such as Bodyguard and shows such as Bigg Boss 7. She is married to Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh.

 45 

Sangeeta Bijlani
6
Birthdate: July 9, 1965
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bombay, Maharashtra, India

 46 
Shriya Saran
(Actress)

Shriya Saran
3
Birthdate: September 11, 1982
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India

Shweta Tiwari
4
Birthdate: 0000 AD

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Hansika Motwani
6
Birthdate: August 9, 1991
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

 49 

Rashmika Mandanna
9
Birthdate: April 5, 1996
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Virajpete, Kodagu, Karnataka, India

 50 
Amrita Rao
(Actress)

Amrita Rao
3
Birthdate: June 7, 1981
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mumbai, India