Independence Day: Top 8 actresses of Independent India

New Delhi, Aug 15: Independence Day is annually celebrated on 15th August, as a national holiday in India commemorating the nation's independence from the United Kingdom on 15 August 1947. The UK Parliament passed the Indian Independence Act 1947 transferring legislative sovereignty to the Indian Constituent Assembly. India still retained King George VI as head of state until its transition to full republican constitution. India attained independence following the Independence Movement noted for largely nonviolent resistance and civil disobedience led by the Indian National Congress (INC). 

1) Kareena Kapoor Khan: Has emerged as one of the most popular actresses today. Her films often come in the 100-crore club which includes "Bajrangi Bhaijaan" (2015), "Singham Returns" (2014), "Bodyguard" (2011), "Ra.One" (2011), "Golmaal 3" (2010), "3 Idiots" (2009). 

2) Deepika Padukone: can be called another highly popular actresses that India has produced. She has made her mark in Hollywood as well. Some of her top films include "Padmaavat" (2018), "Bajirao Mastani" (2015), "Happy New Year" (2014), "Race 2" (2013), "Ram Leela" (2013), "Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani" (2013)

3) Sonakshi Sinha: is the daughter of Shatrughan Sinha. She has also delivered many hits till date. Some of her tops films include "Holiday: A Soldier is Never Off Duty" (2014), "Dabangg 2" (2012), "Rowdy Rathore" (2012), "Son of Sardaar" (2012), "Dabangg" (2010). 

4) Priyanka Chopra: has achieved immense popularity. The former miss world has also made her mark in Hollywood with Quantico. Some of her top films include 

"Bajirao Mastani" (2015), "Krrish 3" (2013), "Agneepath" (2012), "Barfi!" (2012), "Don 2" (2011)

5) Katrina Kaif: She is undoubtedly can be classified as one of the most bankable actress whose film often come in the Rs 100 crore club. Some of her hits include: 

"Tiger Zinda Hai" (2017), "Bang Bang!" (2014), "Dhoom 3" (2013), "Ek Tha Tiger" (2012), "Jab Tak Hai Jaan" (2012). 

6) Anushka Sharma: has given many superhits to the Bollywood industry. Some of her hits include: "Ae Dil Hai Mushkil" (2016), "Sultan" (2016), "PK" (2014), "Jab Tak Hai Jaan" (2012)

7) Jacqueline Fernandez: The Sri Lankan beauty has also given many hits to the film industry. Her many hits include "Judwaa 2" (2017), "Housefull 3" (2016), "Kick" (2014), "Race 2" (2013), "Housefull 2" (2012). 

8) Asin: can also be called as another most popular actress who had also given many hits in southern film industry. Some of her hits include "Housefull 2" (2012), "Bol Bachchan" (2012), "Ready" (2011), "Ghajini" (2008)