Most of the Bollywood actresses are no less than divas though they are of different heights, ages and the skin colour. The tallest women we often see on the big screen are obviously most popular and height plays a major factor in the success of any actress in Bollywood today.
Let us now have a look at the top 10 tallest Bollywood actresses.
- The Fashionista, Sonam Kapoor
The daughter of Anil Kapoor and a fashion icon in Bollywood, Sonam Kapoor owns the title of the tallest Bollywood actress with the height of 5’11”. The young actress made her debut along with Ranbir Kapoor in Saawariya. Sonam Kapoor is also a trained Kathak and Latin dancer and is also trained in classical music. She is not only known for her unique fashion style but also for some wonderful movies she has done on the big screen like Prem Ratan Dhan Payo, Khoobsurat and Delhi 6. She is also known as a Fashionista and a style icon for her amazing sense of style.
- The Cocktail Beauty, Diana Penty
Diana Penty made her debut alongside Deepika Padukone in the film Cocktail which got her rave reviews. The film was indeed a dream debut and got her much recognization. She is one of those very few who get to share their birthday with none other than King Khan on the 2nd of November. She is now the tallest actress in Bollywood and stands tall with height of 5’10”.
- Anushka Shetty
Though not from Bollywood, Anushka Shetty rose to popularity as Devasena with the Baahubali franchisee. The actress started her career as a yoga teacher under well known yoga master Bharat Thakur before making trying her luck in films. She is one of the tallest actresses in the industry not with the height of 5’10” and even her fans are looking forward to see her in more Hindi movies.
- Kriti Sanon
Kriti Sanon is not only young and beautiful, but is also tall with the height of 5’9”. She has acted in a few films in Bollywood and is soon expected to be the heartthrob of the industry. Some of the films to her credit are Heropanti in Hindi and she also acted alongside Tollywood Super Star Mahesh Babu in the film Nenokkadine. Her recent film in Bollywood was Raabta with Sushant Singh Rajput. A trained kathak dancer and a state level boxer, Krithi Sanon sure looks like she will have a promising career in Bollywood.
- Anushka Sharma
Anushka Sharma, who has robbed many a hearts, has done some fabulous films in Bollywood and is popular across the globe. The actress made her Bollywood debut with movie Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi that had Shah Rukh Khan as the male lead and also credited herself for the success of the film. She had acted with King Khan in movies like Jab Tak Hain Jaan and made a mark for herself in the industry with some commercially successful films. The actress is one of the tallest in the industry with the height of 5’9”. Well, modelling or acting does need a good height, isn’t it?
- Sushmita Sen
Sushmita Sen needs no introduction. The 1994 Miss Universe and a Bollywood actress has always had her own unique style; be it in acting or fashion. She is indeed a pageant and makes it to this list with her height at 5’8”. The actress and model is the brand ambassador of well known brands like Assotech and Kalyan Jewellers and is also associated with Project Shiksha of P & G where she works for the development of kids across the globe.
- Deepika Padukone
Well, Deepika Padukone is well known to one and all; not only in Bollywood but in Hollywood too. The young actress made her debut in Hollywood recently and has a height close to 5’9”. The actress has always given her best in all her films, in both Hindi and English. She made a smashing debut with King Khan with Om Shanti Om and achieved success which any debutant would dream of. She later went on to be a part of some amazing films in Bollywood. Well, ladies and gentlemen, we present to you, “Deepika The Padukone”.
- Katrina Kaif
Who does not know Katrina Kaif? The Phantom girl has a good height and knows the best ways to flaunt it with the best outfits. The British film actress whose earlier name was Katrina Turquotte happens to be one of the highest paid actresses in Bollywood. The actress has the height of 5′ 8 1/2″ and looks gorgeous with those sleek legs and slim body. Katrina Kaif has acted alongside all the top actors of Bollywood and had also worked in a few films in Telugu and Tamil. She worked in some of the blockbusters like Namaste London, Sarkar, Welcome, New York, Zindagi Na Milegi Dorbara, Race and Jab Tak Hain Jaan. Known to be best dancers in Bollywood, Kat was also ranked as the India’s Most Beautiful Woman in year 2011.
- The Long Legged, Shilpa Shetty
How can one forget the ever beautiful, long legged beauty, Shilpa Shetty? The 1990s actress was the tallest actresses during her time but has fallen down the race in the new decade. The actress made her debut with the film Baazigar alongside Shah Rukh Khan and there was no looking back for her from then. She is not only an actress and a model but is also a businesswoman who takes yoga pretty seriously. A trained Bharatanatyam dancer, black belt karate champion and the winner of Big Brother 2007, Shilpa Shetty is also the co-owner of the IPL team Rajasthan Royals. With a height of 5′ 8 1/2″, Shilpa Shetty still looks young and gorgeous and can still give the young actresses a run for their money.
- The Ever Beautiful, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
The gorgeous, ever beautiful Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is one of the tallest actresses in Bollywood. Ash, as she is lovingly called by her family and fans, has gained immense popularity not only in India but also across the globe. The former Miss World is a trained classical dancer and also has a variety of Tulip flower named after her in Netherlands. The beautiful actress gained popularity for her film Devdas and there was also a Barbie doll released by Mattel in United Kingdom named as “Aishwarya Rai Barbie Dolls”. A wife, a mother and a responsible daughter in law, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan stands proud and tall with a height of 5’7”.
Bollywood never falls short of talent and of course, most beautiful, gorgeous and tall actresses. The above is the list of the top 10 tallest Bollywood actresses who have taken the industry by storm and have marked a niche for themselves. If you have a most favourite actress whom we missed to mention, do drop us a comment and we for sure will add it to the list.