Ahead Of Alia Bhatt In ‘Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahani’, Let’s Reminisce The Roles Of Bengal Beauties Played By Some Ace Bollywood Divas!

Ahead of witnessing Alia Bhatt in Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahani on 12 July in theatres, let’s have a look at times when Bollywood Divas aced the role of Bengali lady with pure elegance.

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Several times when Bollywood made us travel with the beauty of Bengali culture in the films like Devdas, Lootera, Parineeta, Bulbbul etc and the Divas who gave us a chance to witness the Bengali Beauties closely through their pure excellence and aura that surely made us fall head-over-heels in love with them. 


Be it Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Vidya Balan, Ileana D’Cruz, Deepika Padukone, or Tripti Dimri each and everyone left their own mark of brilliance presence. 

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Have a look.


Aishwarya Rai Bachchan as Paro in ‘Devdas’

One of the most loved Bengali characters in Bollywood, Aishwarya as Paro in Devdas. The actress opted for heavy costumes and jewellery but she had to look like a wealthy woman who got married to a rich landlord and no doubt, she nailed the role with the heights of excellence. Mrs Bachchan also received several Best Actress awards for the role including a Filmfare. 

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Vidya Balan as Lalita Roy in ‘Parineeta’

What a power debut! By winning Filmfare Best Debut Actor Award, Vidya Balan proved her talent at the very moment and her as Lalita Roy is a pure bliss. She was often seen in salwar kameezes but whenever it was about sarees the authenticity of Bengali culture came out through her performance.

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Yami Gautam as Ashima Roy in ‘Vicky Donor’

We cannot deny Yami in Vicky Donor, the character wasn’t given much Bengali attire but her eyes said it all! Also, to mainly mention her wedding look which became the talk of the town and we love how the way Yami brings natural grace through her performance. 

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Ileana D’Cruz as Shruti Ghosh in ‘Barfi!’

How can we miss Shruti Ghosh from Barfi? It is Ileana's career’s best performance, the character had many layers and the actress beautifully bought life into the role. The huge red bindi, sindoor, six yards of cotton drape and long hair braid, she perfectly pulled off with pure elegance.

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Sonakshi Sinha as Pakhi Roy Chaudhary in ‘Lootera’

Pakhi had an air of innocence which has wonderfully portrayed by Sonakshi with her red bindi, no-makeup make-up look, and soft curls, opting for simple monochromatic sarees. She definitely looked the finest!


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Deepika Padukone as Piku in ‘Piku’

Whenever Deepika steps in, there’s no doubt in her quality of delivering roles with outstanding talent and Piku is different from other Bollywood Bengali characters.

A modern girl battling between her personal and professional life, unlike other above roles she didn’t dress up in typical cultural attires but she did look like a quintessential Bengali woman in cotton dresses, kohl-rimmed eyes and bindis.

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Tripti Dimri as Bulbbul in ‘Bulbbul’

The woman who behaves differently with everyone, Bulbbul has many layers in the character and Tripti has effortlessly aced it. Opting for Banarasi sarees with heavy gold jewellery she typically bought the regal aura through her performance and with just a few movies the actress made a place in Bollywood with her undeniable talent. 

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Alia Bhatt as Rani in ‘Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahani’ (upcoming film)

Alia coming up as a Bengali girl for the first time on-screen and we cannot keep calm since we saw her in the trailer, definitely looks gorgeous and she’s all set to showcase herself in the list of best Bollywood Divas to play Bengali woman roles. Now, we're excited to witness her in the full-fledged film.

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‘Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahani’ features Ranveer Singh as the male lead, helmed by the classic filmmaker Karan Johar, making his comeback after 7 long years since Ae Dil Hai Mushkil was released.

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