7 female Indian actors who made unconventional choices in 2018

Choices that paid off

It’s been a good year at the movies, especially for Bollywood’s leading ladies. This year, mainstream Bollywood movies and streaming services showcased women of substance, those who led lives on their own terms and went after what they wanted. From Anushka Sharma’s role as the protagonist in a horror movie, to Kubbra Sait’s endearing performance as a transgender bar dancer in Sacred Games, we were treated to characters that had agency and complex layers. Here’s who made a mark: