All-time lists are tough.
Everyone has a different opinion, and this collection isn't discounting yours. It's just that we decided to celebrate Women's Day by putting our necks on the line and compiling the Top 10 Bollywood Actresses Ever.
The great women over the next few slides were picked based on acting skills, glamour, box office appeal, versatility and icon status -- and the fact that each of them became a figurehead for Bollywood, ushering in a new wave of cinema. They had their own eras.
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Feel free to disagree. And do let us know your top 10. But first, read.
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