Rani Mukerji (Laaga Chunari Mein Daag / Saawariya/ Mangal Pandey): Rani Mukerji played the role of a sex worker in a couple of movies. In Pradeep Sarkar’s flick, 'Laaga Chunari Mein Daag’ Rani played a high profile escort as Vibhavari Sahay a small town girl who comes to Mumbai and turns to prostitution to help her family and sister’s education. In Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s 'Saawariya’ Rani had a special appearance as an escort. In Ketan Mehta’s Mangal Pandey -The Rising she played a nautch girl who falls in love with freedom fighter Mangal Pandey.
Actresses who portrayed nautch girls in Bollywood films
Vidya Balan will be seen reprising the role of a madam of a brothel in Srijit Mukherji’s forthcoming movie Begum Jaan. This is one of the most talked about films of Vidya Balan. We take a look at actresses who played prostitutes on screen.