It's the Golden era of Bollywood filmmakers who are bold and liberal enough to make some really groundbreaking and game-changing films. But it wasn't that easy as always. There are few filmmakers and actors who always try their hands at some unconventional topics and bring us path-breaking cinema. Here we bring you some of the best Bollywood films and actress which totally changed the game. Take a look:
Zeenat Aman - Satyam Shivam Sundaram
Zeenat Aman is one such actress of Bollywood who has always done the tremendous job on screen. She made her acting debut in 1970. She has given many memorable performances in her career. In 1978 when she played Rupa in Satyam Shivam Sundaram it completely changed the perspective of Hindi film Industry.
Padmini Kolhapure - Insaaf Ka Tarazu
Padmini Kolhapure started her career at a very young age. She was a child artist in Yaadon Ki Baaraat. In 1980 Padmini played Arzu's character in Insaaf Ka Tarazu, which won many accolades to her.
Mandakini - Ram Teri Ganga Maili
Ram Teri Ganga Maili is one of the iconic films of Indian film industry. The infamous waterfall scene by Mandakini broke many barriers and compelled the audience to think broad.
Dimple Kapadia - Sagar
Dimple Kapadia started her acting career with Bobby in 1973, which established her in the industry. In 1985, Dimple played Mona D'Silva's character which won her Filmfare Award for Best Actress. Dimple's character in Sagar was a game changer in her career.
Rekha - Aastha
Rekha is known for his acting. Not only in commercial cinema but also in parallel cinema. In 1997 Rekha played Mansi in Aastha, a completely offbeat film in which her intimate scene with Om Puri and Navin Nischol broke the stereotypes of Hindi film industry.
Bipasha Basu - Jism
Bipasha Basu made her acting debut in 2001 with Ajnabee opposite Akshay Kumar. She won Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut. One of the most memorable characters is Sonia Khanna a seductive and ambitious wife in Jism. In a poll done by Channel 4, the film ranked 92 in the top 100 sexiest movie scenes.
Mallika Sherawat - Khwahish/Murder
Mallika started her acting career with Jeena Sirf Merre Liye where she was credited as Reema Lamba. But she was noticed with her appearance in the 2003 film, Khwahish and 2004 film Murder. Both these films were landmark films of Mallika's career.
Neha Dhupia - Julie
Julie is one of the boldest films of the Indian cinema in which Neha Dhupia played the title role. Neha played a call girl in the film.
Vidya Balan - Dirty Picture
Dirty Picture was released in 2011, in which Vidya Balan played the lead role. It is perhaps the first Indian film where a female actress is in lead role. The film was based on the life of Silk Smitha.
Sunny Leone - Jism 2
In 2012, Sunny Leone came to India and was featured in Jism 2, which established her place in the film industry.
Kiara Advani - Lust Stories
Recently released Lust Stories saw a pathbreaking performance by Kiara Advani. The film was released on Netflix because of its bold content.