The Indian Entertainment Industry has offered many women-centric films. Breaking stereotypes and barriers, Indian actresses are making a place for themselves and taking on challenging roles that push them as actors. In the past few years, we have seen many actresses pick up patriotic theme-oriented roles; the coming year will also feature the leading ladies of Bollywood in the role of action.
Here are the five upcoming films in which we will get to see the leading ladies of Bollywood in freedom fighter and patriotic roles.
1) Sara Ali Khan in ‘Ae Watan Mere Watan’
Actress Sara Ali Khan, who made her debut in 2018 with Kedarnath, was seen doing different roles throughout her career. The leading actress will play the role of a freedom fighter, Usha Mehta, in Ae Watan Mere Watan, directed by Kannan Iyer and produced by Karan Johar, Apoorva Mehta, and Somen Mishra under the banner of Dharma Productions.
2) Manushi Chillar in ‘Operation Valentine’
The Former Miss World 2017 and Actress Manushi Chillar will be seen in the role of a radar officer in her bilingual and massively mounted film Operation Valentine. The film, which revolves around a patriotic theme and co-stars Varun Tej, will release in cinemas on December 8, 2023.
3) Deepika Padukone in ‘Singham Again’
While we have seen Deepika Padukone perform many different roles in some of her previous films, the global superstar has joined the cast of Rohit Shetty and Ajay Devgn's Singham Again and will be seen donning a uniform in the film. The actress is the first female actress to join the Cop Universe as a female cop, and the film with a patriotic theme will feature Deepika playing an important role.
4) Shilpa Shetty in the ‘Indian Police Force’
Shilpa Shetty, who has always been known for her exceptional talent, recently stepped into action mode with Rohit Shetty's Indian Police Force. The actress will be seen in the cop role in the web show, which centers around patriotic sentiment and co-stars Siddharth Malhotra, which will arrive on Amazon Prime Video during Diwali this year.
5) Fatima Sana Sheikh In ‘Sam Bahadur’
Fatima Sana Sheikh, who has proved her mettle as an actress, will be switching her image with the upcoming real-life-based film Sam Bahadur. The film, co-starring Vicky Kaushal and Sanya Malhotra and directed by Meghna Gulzar, will play the character of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.