These 10 Actresses who played sex workers on screen.

By: Ravi Ranjan

May 09, 2023

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Alia Bhatt

Alia Bhatt was the lead in Gangubai Kathiawadi that depicted the life story of a brothel madam of Mumbai's infamous Kamathipura red-light district in the 1960s.

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Kareena Kapoor

Kareena Kapoor played the role of a sex worker in Talaash (2012) and Chameli (2004).

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Rani Mukherji

Rani Mukherji also played the role of a sex worker in two movies, Saawariya (2007) and Laaga Chunari Mein Daag (2007).

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Preity Zinta

In Chori Chori Chupke Chupke (2001), Preity Zinta was a modest sex worker who becones a surrogate for Rani Mukherji's character and falls in love with Salman Khan's character.

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Kalki Koechlin

In Dev D (2009), Kalki is a highly-paid sex worker by night and a college student by day.

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Manisha Koirala

In the movie Market (2003), Manisha Koirala was sold off into the flesh trade by her Arab husband who later goes on to take revenge.

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In Madhur Bhandarkar's Chandani Bar (2001) Tabu played the role of Mumtaz who takes up the job of a dancer after her parents are killed in a communal riot.

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Neha Dhupia

In Julie (2004), Neha Dhupia plays the character of a heartbroken girl, who chooses sex work as a career.

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Huma Qureshi

In Badlapur (2015), Huma Qureshi played Jhimli, a sex worker who is forced to help Raghu (Varun Dhawan) reach his wife's murderer.

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Kangana Ranaut

In Rajjo (2013), Kangana plays a seasoned sex worker residing in a red-light area in Mumbai.

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