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List of 10 Bollywood Movies Which Are Women Centric

As we all know, Bollywood is a place where you can find a variety of movies. In a way, it celebrates and embraces the versatility of our culture. Not only that, but it also gives importance to the ongoing battle. There are many successful Bollywood movies which are women centric. Women are considered no less when it comes to making a Bollywood movie without a Hero. They are the heroes of their own story and when they all come together, you do not need anyone else. Below mentioned are such brave women-centric movies which you must watch.

 1. Mother India

This movie was released in the year 1957. Run time of the movie is 2 hours and 57 minutes. It is directed by Mehboob Khan. Stars of the movie are Nargis, Sunil Dutt, Rajendra Kumar. It’s a story about a powerful woman who despite all the poverty, raises her sons and make them valuable. It’s a great film about womanhood. It shows how powerful a single woman is. There is no one like a mother. It’s one of the greatest movies which was ever made. It deserves to be watched by everyone. Even after so many years of its release, this movie has a powerful impact on its viewers.

 2. Astitva

This movie was released in the year 2000. Run time of the movie is 1 hour and 57 minutes. It is directed by  Mahesh Manjrekar. Stars of the movie are  Tabu, Sachin Khedekar, and Mohnish Bahl. This movie uncovers the male chauvinist culture of our society. It shows various elements which are connected to it. This movie won many awards including the National award for the best feature film. There is so much that one could learn from such movies. It shows how arrogant and ignorant at the same time our culture was. Performances by the actors are mind-blowing. It’s a movie worth watching.

 3. No One Killed Jessica

It was released in the year 2011. Run time of the movie is 2 hours and 16 minutes. It is directed by Raj Kumar Gupta. Stars of the movie are Rani Mukerji, Vidya Balan, and Myra Karn. It’s a story which is based on a real-life incident of Jessica Lal Murder case. It’s a story about how Jessica’s elder sister fights against the influential people who shot Jessica. It’s a very powerful film. There is so much to feel in this movie. you can feel the emotions of characters. the actors are brilliant and so is the direction.

 4. Kahaani

This movie was released in the ear 2012. Run time of the movie is 2hour and 8 minutes. It is directed by Sujoy Ghosh. Stars of the movie are Vidya Balan, Parambrata Chatterjee, and Indraneil Sengupta. It’s a story about a pregnant woman who travels all the way to India in search of her missing husband.  It’s a fantastic movie. The plot is very interesting and it makes even more interesting because of the actress, Vidhya Balan. She is amazing. Her character is the real star.  It’s a perfectly directed movie.

 5. English Vinglish

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This movie was released in the year 2012. Run time of the movie is 2 hours and 18 minutes. It is directed by Gauri Shinde. Stars of the movie are Sridevi, Adil Hussain, and Mehdi Nebbou. It’s a story about a simple Indian housewife who is criticized on a daily basis because of her inability to speak and understand English. It’s an inspiring movie. It has such amazing and motivating characters. It is a movie which will stay with for a long time. It’s a lovely movie which based on a common problem among the housewives. Sridevi’s character was inspiring and brave. It was such an eye-opener kind of movie.

 6. Mardaani

This movie was released in the year 2014. Run time of the movie is 1 hour and 53 minutes. It is directed by Pradeep Sarkar. Stars of the movie are Rani Mukerji, Tahir Raj Bhasin, and Priyanka Sharma. It’s a story about a character named Shivani Shivaji Roy. She takes the responsibility to confront the mastermind behind the child trafficking cases. It’s a brilliant movie about a brave woman. Everything in this movie is just perfect. It has perfect dialogues, perfect, and perfect characters. Casting is superb. Even the direction of this film is pretty good. Overall, it’s a great movie.

 7. Bandit Queen

This movie was released in the year 1994. Run time of the movie is 1 hour and 59 minutes. It is directed by Shekhar Kapur. Stars of the movie are  Seema Biswas, Nirmal Pandey, and Rajesh Vivek.  It’s a story about a lady from the weaker section of society. She is violated and discriminated and despite all these things, she becomes the leader of a gang. this movie shows how powerful a woman is. The scenes are really disturbing and horrifying yet it’s an inspiring movie about a woman who could survive through all dirt and became someone important. It’s a movie which will show you the bad yet true side of the world.

 8. Gulaab Gang

This movie was released in the year 2014. Runtime of the movie is 1 hour and 36 minutes. This crime and thriller documentary movie is directed by Nishtha Jain. The stars of the documentary film are Sampat Pal Devi, Ram Dulari and  Devi. It’s a story about a group of women who are strong, fierce and their fights against the discrimination of caste, sex, and widespread corruption. This documentary has won many awards including the National award for the best film on other social issues. Both the director and Sampat Pal are congratulated for showing such complicated issues on screen. It’s an amazing yet horrifying to see such discrimination and misogyny against women.

 9. Mary Kom

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This movie was released in the year 2014. Run time of the movie is 2 hours and 2 minutes. It is directed by Omung Kumar. Stars of the movie are Priyanka Chopra, Sunil Thapa, and Robin Das. It’s a real-life story which is based on Indian boxer, Mary Kom. It’s about her hardships which she faced to become a boxer. It’s an inspiring movie. It has such a powerful impact on its audiences. It’s a movie worth a watch. It deserves respect and appreciation.

 10. Neerja

Bollywood Movies Which Are Women Centric

This movie was released in the year 2016. Run time of the movie is 2 hours and 2 minutes. It is directed by Ram Madhvani. Stars of the movie are Sonam Kapoor, Shabana Azmi, Yogendra Tikku. It’s a story which is based on life if Neerja Bhanot. She sacrificed her life while protecting the lives of 359 passengers on the Pan Am flight 73 in the year 1986. It was one of the most beautiful films in the history of Indian Cinema. The movie is filled with tension and suspense. It’s a perfectly directed and acted film. It’s a movie that will surely make you emotional.

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