There was a time when Indian cinema used female actors were merely used as props or to add glamour in the story. Hindi cinema has though over the recent past consciously tried to change the way it projects its female characters. More women are now writing and directing stories and as a result, we get to see refreshing new voices in Bollywood.
The year 2018 will always be known as a landmark year for Bollywood for it was the year that the audience completely rejected formula films lead by superstars and instead embraced films that had something new to say. All the films that did well in 2018 had very strong female voices. So, on International Women’s day, here’s looking at the 10 characters that won our hearts last year.