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Sridevi – English Vinglish (2012)

Sridevi came out of a nearly 15-year-long hiatus to deliver a winner. This was a departure from her syrupy roles in ‘80s and ‘90s masala films. The erstwhile superstar’s acting chops are revealed to young audiences for the first time, as she plays Shashi -- a soft spoken, unassertive housewife trying to discover herself in a foreign land. This heartwarming, underdog’s tale takes us through Shashi’s travails with the English language, and how she overcomes her challenges.

Decade in Review (2010-2019): Bollywood's 10 Best Female Performances

Sharp undercover agents, resolute housewives, and successful career women -- here are some of the most memorable performances from Bollywood’s leading ladies.