The leading crop of Bengali actresses in B Town

Here is a look at some of the Bongs of Bollywood. While some of them are startling performers, there are those who hit headlines for right as well as wrong reasons. Right from Jaya Bhaduri down to Rani Mukherjee, the crop of actresses from Bengal is marked by power, punch and style.

1. Paoli Dum
Paoli Dum



The dusky beauty of the slender frame is one of the latest entrants from Bengal. The chiseled actress with much promise is supposed to open her innings with ‘Hate Story’.

2. Bipasha Basu

The stylish and sizzling Bips needs no introduction. Despite hitting headlines for wrong as well as right reasons, there is little to deny her oomph and startling glow.

3.  Rani Mukherjee

Much in the way of the sizzling Bips, Rani too needs no new orientation. The lustrous performer with her scintillating reel presence; Rani defined B Town glamour ever since the dawn of this epoch making millennium.

4. Kajol

Both Kajol and Rani are linked to one another by their paternal connection. But, each of them is known on their own terms, rather than being guided by familial links. With a trail of hits to her name, Kajol happens to be one of Bollywood’s proverbial heartthrobs. A perfect blend of talent, glamour and dignity, there is something magnetic in her personality. Seldom hitting the tabloids for wrong reasons, Kajol happens to be the picture perfect balance of charm, élan and intelligence.

5. Sushmita Sen

Ever since she made it big with her deserving claim to the title of ‘Miss Universe’; the petite princess from Bengal has been the talk of the town. Whether it’s for her dalliance with Mukesh Bhatt or that of adoption, Sush has had her constant sway over the world of tabloids.

6. Konkona Sen Sharma

In Konkona we have the perfect illustration of talent and glamour. Having etched her impression on the genre of ‘art house’ filmmaking; Konkona has had her say with the power of performance and that of spontaneity. Ever since her days of ‘Mr. & Mrs. Aiyer’ down to the recent times, Konkona represents the unique trademark of Bengal- blend of intelligence and that of style.

7. Raima Sen

The granddaughter of the legendary Suchitra Sen and daughter of the matinee icon Moonmoon Sen, Raima could manage to strike a balance between Bollywood & Tollywood. But over the years, there is little to deny her evolution as one of the top notch actresses of our times.