In this feature, we look at five such movies this year, where the leading actress gave their popular male superstars a run for their money.
2017 is the year when Wonder Woman released and become the highest-grossing superhero movie, as well the highest grossing DC movie too. 2017 also showed us in Bollywood that we are having movies where the female leads are getting meatier parts and better dialogues with more scope to perform. And we are not talking about female-oriented movies like Naam Shabana or Noor. We are entering an awesome era where the ladies don’t have to restrict themselves to being an arm-candy, at least when it comes to movies. Sure, the change is slow, but it’s happening. Like Badrinath Ki Dulhania where both Alia and Varun had roles with equal impact (though Varun ended up having a better role and arc).
Or this week’s release, Toilet – Ek Prem Katha, where Bhumi Pednekar gave such an awesome performance that she nearly overshadowed Akshay Kumar in the movie. In this feature, we look at five such movies this year, where the leading actress gave their popular male superstars a run for their money.