There are a lot of heroines who have essayed interesting roles in patriotic films. Some of the roles are etched in history as classics.
Here are our top five picks of a heroine in a patriotic role.
5. Preity Zinta in Lakshya : She played the role of a reporter who covered the Kargil conflict. It was a one of the high points of her career.
4. Manisha Koirala in Bombay : A mother torn and crying for her babies during a communal riot. Nobody could have essayed the role better than her.
3. Madhuri Dixit in Prahaar : Madhuri showed her tremendous acting prowess in this film. It really touched everybody’s heart.
2. Deepika Padukone in Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Se : Though the film was missed by many, one must go back and see this film again for the role that she essayed.
1. Aishwarya Rai-Bachchan in Jodhaa-Akbar : This film is well remembered by everybody for its touching portrayal of Jodhha Bai, the Hindu wife of emperor Akbar who was fiercely patriotic. Aishwarya did a wonderful portrayal of the character. This is our winner for the most patriotic portrayal on the big screen by a female artist. What is your’s?