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Women's Day Special: 10 women characters that managed to break the stereotype in Bollywood

As we approach International Women's Day, here is a look at some of the roles Bollywood actresses portrayed in the recent years which managed to break the stereotype. Their characters were bold, real and unassuming.

Farhan Akhtar wraps up Bejoy Nambiar's 'Wazir' in Kashmir

Farhan Akhtar has completed filming Bejoy Nambiar's 'Wazir', which also stars megastar Amitabh Bachchan.

Masand's Verdict

Post the success of 'Badlapur', Radhika Apte says she is not on a signing spree.
The latest trailer of the much awaited 'Avengers: The Age Of Ultron' hint at Black Widow and The Hulk sharing a kiss
The dark yet lyrical world that director Anup Singh created in 'Qissa' attracted Tillotama Shome to come onboard.
"The Madras High Court has ordered that my songs cannot be downloaded or sold through CDs," said the composer.
Sugandha Garg: What's wrong with being a feminist?
Aware of the fact that many find the term 'feminism' off-putting and negative, Sugandha feels there is nothing wrong with one believing in equality between the genders.
Just one day to celebrate womanhood? Not justified: Neha Dhupia
Neha Dhupia speaks exclusively to IBNLive.com about women who inspire her, and why just a day to celebrate women's achievements isn't sufficient.
'Shadow of Mordor,' 'Monument Valley' win big at Game Awards
'Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor' is king of the Game Developers Choice Awards.
Konkona Sen Sharma plays Dr Nupur Talwar in film on Aarushi murder case
Konkona Sen Sharma is set to star in 'Nyoda', a film based on the sensational Aarushi Talwar murder case.
Cate Blanchett on being evil in 'Cinderella'
After playing both real and mythical queens, a golden age screen idol and Bob Dylan, Cate Blanchett is taking on another iconic, complex character - Cinderella's evil stepmother.
Salman Khan illegal arms case: Verdict deferred further
The verdict in the case relating to illegal possession and use of arms by Salman Khan has been deferred further.
Did Censor Board ask makers of 'Dum Laga Ke Haisha' to mute the word 'lesbian' from one of its scenes?
The Ayushmann Khurrana starrer film, which released last Friday in theaters,has been produced by Yash Raj Films.
Saif Ali Khan's 'Go Goa Gone' to release in Japan
Saif Ali Khan's zombie-comedy 'Go Goa Gone' will be released in Japan on March 21.
Look of the day: Bright idea! Tapsee Pannu steals spotlight in Neha Agarwal creation at Lakme Fashion Week preview
At the 'Lakme Fashion Week' preview we saw Tapsee Pannu in a new and colorful avatar.
Sachin Tendulkar asks fans to suggest movie title
Sachin Tendulkar has invited his fans to suggest the title of a 'docu-feature' based on his life.
Shraddha Kapoor celebrates her 26th birthday on sets of 'ABCD 2' with co-star Varun Dhawan
A tired Shraddha later at night tweeted thanking all her family and friends for making her birthday special.
With beef, let's ban teeth: B-Town calls for 'freedom of choice' post beef ban in Maharashtra
Celebrities like Raveena Tandon, Farhan Akhtar and Vir Das share their thoughts on the 'freedom of choice'.
'Dream Girl - Ek Ladki Deewani Si' has a very colourful side to the struggle: Nikita Dutta
'Dream Girl - Ek Ladki Deewani Si', Indian telly's new offering, puts the spotlight on the life of a small town girl.
It's a boy for Carrie Underwood and husband Mike Fisher
Singer Carrie Underwood and her husband Mike Fisher have welcomed their son Isaiah Michael.
Court lifts stay on release of 'Dirty Politics'
The Patna High Court Wednesday lifted the stay order from film 'Dirty Politics' a government lawyer said.
Suman Ganguly: Ranvir Shorey did 'Blue Mountains' for son Haroon
Director Suman Ganguly says Ranvir Shorey, who plays a prominent part in 'Blue Mountains', agreed to the movie for his son Haroon.
Want to retain my brand and do only selective work: Bappi Lahiri
Veteran singer Bappi Lahiri, who has lent his voice for a song in Phantom Films' 'Hunterrr 303', says he has decided to do only selective work.
Hilton brother Conrad agrees to plead to assault on flight
Paris Hilton's youngest brother, Conrad, agreed to plead guilty to assaulting flight attendants on a trip from London to Los Angeles last year.



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