International Women's Day: 12 reasons to cheer our 'woman of substance' Mahie Gill
IBNLive | March 4, 2013, 3:19 pm
Bollywood has come of age and so has its leading ladies. The heroines of Bollywood are no more ready to just run around the trees, but are these days picking up more interesting and defining roles.
Mahie Gill who got popular with 'Dev D' is taking up new roles in almost every film.
Mahie Gill made her Bollywood debut with a rather unconventional role. Many actresses would have shied away from playing a sassy girl on screen, but Mahie took up the challenge and lived up to it in 'Dev D'.
A new take on Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay's book 'Devdas', Mahie Gill played the role of a modern Paro. But keeping away from the coy image of the original Paro, Mahie brought in a lot of boldness and her act was much appreciated in the film.
After her Bollywood debut, she went onto do a cameo in Anurag Basu's film 'Gulaal'. Mahie played the role of an aspiring actress in the film.
Staying away from big banners and big star cast, the actress carved a niche for herself with interesting roles.
Mahie Gill later took on the challenge of playing a role inspired by true story. Her next offering 'Not A Love Story' was based on Maria Susairaj-Neeraj Grover murder case.
She did not just experiment with new roles but also with her looks in the film. She opted for a de-glamourous avatar in most of her films.
Boldness soon became a synonym for Mahie Gill. But rather than venturing into more of skin show, the actress did bold act in terms of meaty roles.
The actress was much appreciated for her role in Tigmanshu Dhulia's 'Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster'. She was seen in a glamourous avatar on screen after a long time.
Later, she moved onto yet another de-glam role in 'Paan Singh Tomar'. Mahe Gill did not hesitate from doing a small role in a biopic.
The actress will yet again reprise her role of Madhavi in 'Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster Returns'.
Mahie Gill might be new to the film industry but the actress has surely made a mark for herself.