There was a time when 5 ft 5 inches was considered really tall for actresses. However, looks like with time actresses on screen are towering over everyone else. It all started with Sushmita Sen and Aishwarya Rai who were considered average for the Miss Universe and Miss World pageant but when they forayed into movies they soon started the trend of tall actresses on screen. We now know how important that ladder is when most of the Khan work with these tall actresses. Check out our list of the top 10 tall actresses!
Diana Penty – 5 ft 10 inches
Remember Diana Penty who made her Bollywood debut with Deepika Padukone and Saif Ali Khan in Cocktail? The actress had a great debut but looks like she has now disappeared! She stood tall at 5 ft 10 inches!
Sushmita Sen – 5ft 9.5 inches
The former Miss Universe was considered too tall for her lead actors. When she was cast opposite not-so-tall Salman Khan, director David Dhawan actually faced a lot of trouble with their scenes! We bet he did!
Zeenat Aman – 5 ft 9 inches
Now you know why Zeenat Aman was considered the best with Amitabh Bachchan! The gorgeous actress is half Indian-half German and has acted mostly with Amitabh Bachchan and the charming Vinod Khanna.
Deepika Padukone – 5ft 9 inches
The soon-to-be Hollywood star has been towering over most of her male stars and now is giving them a run for their money! We just love her!!!!!
Anushka Sharma – 5fr 9 inches
The successful Bollywood star and lady love of cricket sensation Virat Kohli stands tall! Anushka Sharma was a former model and that shows why she chose that profession before she forayed into movies.
Ileana D’Cruz – 5ft 8 inches
The South star who ruled onscreen for almost a decade is now busy with her Bollywood career. Ileana is one of the tallest actresses of Tollywood and has been filmmakers’ favourite to cast opposite Mahesh Babu!
Anushka Shetty – 5ft 8.5 inches
The Baahubali actress is no less than a rockstar! She’s has consistently proved her metal and will soon rock on screen with her upcoming movie Baahubali -The Conclusion! Among the South Indian actresses at the moment, she’s the tallest!
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