Over the years, Bollywood has witnessed innumerable patriotic films depicting the varied aspects of the Indian Army. While the men in uniform have garnered the audience with their grit and determination, there have been some outstanding and memorable performances by actresses who nailed characters of women going undercover for the nation.
As we paint ourselves in the colour of patriotism inching closer to the Independence Day, here’s taking a look at Bollywood actresses who aced remarkable characters as spies.
Alia Bhatt in Raazi:
Inspired by the book, Calling Sehmat, Alia Bhatt’s character in Raazi touched the chords of the audience as the timid, innocent, girl-next-door turned into an intelligent, sharp and patriotic spy. With her impressive portrayal, Alia’s performance stays etched in the minds of people as one of the most remarkable spies of Indian History.
Taapsee Pannu in Baby:
Delivering a power-packed performance as the bad-ass special force officer in Baby, Taapsee’s act carved a place for herself strong enough to get her own spin-off with Naam Shabana. Tough, head-strong and dedicated to the nation, Taapsee slipped into the patriotic role winning hearts of the audience.
Nora Fatehi in Bhuj: The Pride of India
Creating huge anticipation with her impactful glimpses in the trailer of ‘Bhuj: The Pride of India’, Nora Fatehi is set to present a strong performance as a spy, set in the era of 1970s. Portraying Heena Rehman, Nora Fatehi plays an undercover army officer showcasing the tough and impactful facets of her personality by slipping into the role of a spy.
With the excitement of audience on a high, Nora Fatehi has piqued the interests of the audience to witness her never seen before avatar in the upcoming film.