By Ojasvee Last Updated:
They say that things change when you get married, especially when you are a woman. For some, in a fight to maintain a right balance between career and family, career loses its importance. Well, this certainly did not happen with some of our Bollywood divas. These married actresses still rule the silver screen and also look after their families effortlessly. Take a look at these 12 Bollywood actresses who are still ruling on the celluloid even after marriage.
Recommended Read: 24 Famous Bollywood Divas And Their Wedding Day Look
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is one of the most beautiful and talented actresses in the world. Whenever she comes on-screen, she makes her presence felt. After her marriage, she gave a tremendous performance as Jodhaa in the film Jodhaa Akbar. Post the birth of her daughter, she voluntarily took a break of five years from films. Her aura as an actress is very strong and she recreated the same in her post-marriage films like Jazbaa, Ae Dil Hai Mushkil and Sarbjit. She will next be seen in Fanney Khan, opposite Anil Kapoor and Rajkummar Rao.
There seems to be no change in Kareena Kapoor after her marriage to Saif Ali Khan. She still remains the first choice for designers like Manish Malhotra and Anamika Khanna and is still doing quality films. Her acting in the films that she did post-marriage was highly appreciated, especially in the 2016 movie, Udta Punjab. Her recently released film, Veere Di Wedding also garnered her accolades and praise.
Her choice of roles has always been character-oriented. Rani Mukerji got married to Aditya Chopra in an intimate wedding ceremony in 2014. And after her marriage, we got a chance to witness one of her strongest performances as a female police officer in Yash Raj Films' Mardaani. Her 2018 film, Hichki, has also been well-received by critics and masses.
To know about her secret love story, read: Revealing The Secret Love Story Of Rani Mukerji And Aditya Chopra
Vidya Balan has always challenged conventions. She never ran in the rat race for a size zero body or commercial films. The quality of her roles has only improved after her marriage to Siddharth Roy Kapur in 2012. She has done more than 10 films post her marriage. Tumhari Sulu, Bobby Jasoos, Shaadi Ke Side Effects and Humari Adhuri Kahani are just a few of them.
Kajol is simply an evergreen star whose charm will never die. She is Yash Raj Films' and Dharma Productions' best bet. She married Ajay Devgn when she was at the peak of her career in 1999. Post-marriage, she gave much-appreciated performances in movies like Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham, My Name Is Khan, Fanaa and Dilwale. Clearly, she is an actress who still rules the industry. She will next be seen in Eela, a film directed by highly acclaimed, Anand Gandhi.
When the dancing queen of Bollywood, Madhuri Dixit decided to come back to the big screen with Aaja Nachle after a long absence, everyone welcomed her with open arms. Even today, whether as a reality show judge, actress or dancer, whenever she comes on the silver screen, our hearts surely skip a beat. She recently gave power-packed performances in Gulaab Gang and Dedh Ishqiya.
Konkona Sen is the leading actress of parallel films, who is known for her work rather than the peaches and blush. Every time, the Bong beauty impresses us with her meaty roles. Marriage and a baby did not stop her from selecting off-beat roles and adding life to those characters with her unmatched acting skills. Her recent work includes Lipstick Under My Burkha, Akira, Talvar, Ek Thi Daayan and Shajarur Kanta.
Bollywood’s bubbly and charming actress, Anushka Sharma got married to cricketer Virat Kohli in 2017 and that too at the age of 29. Clearly, at such a young age, her move to get married was a daring one. But in spite of her marriage, she is definitely ruling the silver screen and had a fantastic release, Pari, in February 2018 and has three upcoming movies in 2018 alone- Sanju (Sanjay Dutt Biopic), Sui Dhaga and Zero.
When she made her Bollywood debut in the 2012 critically acclaimed film, Barfi, everyone knew that she is such charming actress who is destined to be in the industry for quite a long time. It’s 2018, and Ileana D’ Cruz is, undoubtedly, one of the top actresses in Bollywood. She surprised everyone in 2017 when she and her Australian photographer boyfriend, Andrew Kneebone, tied the nuptial knot. But the marriage didn’t stop her from acting, and her upcoming film with Ajay Devgn, Raid, is the proof.
Sonam Kapoor tied the knot with her long-time beau, Anand Ahuja on May 8, 2018 and since then, the couple has been giving couple goals. Sonam flew to Cannes to attend the ongoing Cannes Film Festival 2018 just after two days of her wedding. She also started with the promotions of her film Veere Di Wedding after the wedding and was recently seen in Sanjay Dutt’s biopic, Sanju. Sonam Kapoor Ahuja has films like Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga and Zoya Factor in her kitty.
Recommended Read: 7 Bollywood Single Moms Who Got Married Again
These women have broken the cliché that the value of a Bollywood actress decreases once she gets married. These women are strong-headed and enjoy the best of both worlds. Kudos to them!