Priyanka Chopra: The White Tiger
The feisty Pinky in The White Tiger, a movie adaptation of Aravind Adiga’s bestseller by the same name, Priyanka Chopra lights up the screen with her accent and able characterization of Pinky. She describes the importance of Pinky in her own words: “”In The White Tiger, Pinky is the catalyst of change for Balram…She lights the fire that ultimately leads him down a different path than the one he is on…
Since Dil Dhadakne Do, her character as Pinky marks a refined milestone in her career.
Anna Ben: Sara’s
With her debut in Kumabalangi Nights, Anna did reveal a spark and with Sara’s, she has totally raised the roof with her performance. Accolades have flown her way for her acting and for highlighting an important social message through her film on acknowledging women’s reproductive rights.
Based on the Korean thriller Blind, Netrikann has Nayanthara in the lead and yes, she doesn’t disappoint. She’s presented as a blind woman and shoulders the entire movie single-handedly. She played a strong protagonist who brought in her best performance onscreen and can be seen showing so much of her exuberance as a blind person.
Jyotika: Ponmagal Vandhaal
Out of her zone, Jyotika has set about to dazzle us with her performance in this courtroom drama that showcases her as a female fighting a male chauvinistic society. According to her, she did her homework for the film as it was a courtroom drama and there were a lot of lengthy sequences. In a time when people feel her fading away, Jyotika has come with a bang with a strong character that owns the screen.
Aparna: Soorarai Potru
A strong, enterprising Madurai woman is brought to our screens by this actor who owns the screen in her portrayal of Bommi. Opposite Suriya, Aparna plays her character to the finest and quotes that her understanding of the Madurai slang helped her bring the character alive.
Sai Pallavi: Paava Kadhaigal
Describing her performance as raw, Sai Pallavi remembers her movie Kali where she last played a raw character. The mystery of her character brought out the best in her, as she brought to us a simple daughter with her ace acting.
An anthology of the nine emotions couldn’t have been made possible without an emoting cast. Parvathy in Navarasa, brought to us the chills and chemistry of fear with her able expressions and dialogues. A simple housewife welcoming a stranger home couldn’t get any better with her clever characterization and minute reactions.
Priyamani, Devadarshini from Family Man
Priyamani as Suchi in The Family Man franchise has slowly become one of the most hated characters of the series that inversely reflects her acting prowess. She smiles at the hate comments and quotes how she must have done something right for them to connect with the character so much.
Devadarshini, on the other hand, with her good portrayal of a cop from Chennai who joins Manoj Bajpayee’s character Srikant Tiwari’s team, has been on the verge of a lot of praise for her character.
Aishwarya Rajesh: Thittam Irandu
A cop in a murder mystery is definitely a milestone as Aishwarya Rajesh speaks with her eyes and heads the investigation in this crisp screenplay. Her expressions are quite effective in conveying the story to eager viewers.
Vidya Balan: Sherni
In the suit of a government officer out of the mundane, Vidya Balan portrays a bold character that grows better through the movie, from a lover of both small and big cats. She owns her part and portrays the character from within.
Sushmita Sen: Aarya
This series features a thriller with Sushmita in the lead, slowly shedding her skin from a dutiful wife to a strong rebel dodging the police enforcement. She portrays both halves of her character, of a dutiful mother and of a drug operative in justified measures, bringing out the show with her shoulders.