Bollywood's con women who won our hearts
Sonam Kapoor awed us with her romantic roles in the past, but this time she is going to take romance to a fun level. The actress will essay the role of 'looteri dulhan' in her next, 'Dolly Ki Doli'. A bride who swindles off the groom and his family
In Bollywood, most of the iconic negative roles are pulled off by men. They are shown as the brains behind the masterplan. Though 'Players' didn't go down well with the masses, it boasted of a brilliant starcast. Sonam Kapoor was a perfect fit in
Beauty and talent can be a lethal combination, and Madhuri hit the perfect villaneous note with her comeback in 'Dedh Ishiqiya'. Madhuri had long ago played a con woman in a film with Anil Kapoor, ‘Khel’.
Madhuri and Huma Qureshi played the manipulative duo and their performances were widely appreciated by the critics.
Actresses usually end up playing the sidekicks but Aishwarya Rai Bachchan ended up being more than an eye-candy in 'Dhoom 2'. Sporting a grunge look and a perfect figure, she amazed us with con-girl role. Ash drew a lot of flak for her role but also
The hilarious movie 'Bunty aur Babli' follows a pair of devious misfits that are known for their loots. Rani Mukerji played the perfect partner-in-crime and better half. A runaway Babli aspires to be Miss India but becomes a con artist instead.
We cannot actually tag Anushka Sharma as a con-girl in 'Badmash Company' as what they were doing was 'smart business'. She partners with Shahid Kapoor who starts out as a carrier for a small-time smuggler and eventually moves his way up to bigger
Katrina Kaif with her beautifully sculpted body allured us to the tightly woven story of betrayal and survival in 'Race'.
The dizzying and delirious 'Dhoom' series gave us a dose of some pretty looters. In the first one of the 'Dhoom' series, Esha Deol rendered a brilliant performance as a con woman who masquerades as a dancer.
'Roop Ki Rani Choron Ka Raja' bombed at the box office but that didn't let Sridevi's performance go unnoticed. The actress made way to million hearts as a con woman.
Hema Malini played the gorgeous con woman in 'Dream Girl' but for a cause. She played five different characters in the film to steal money in order to maintain a home for orphans.
The Manmohan Desai directed ‘Parvarish’ saw Shabana Azmi along with Ranbir Kapoor’s mother Neetu Singh playing con sisters with Amitabh Bachchan and Vinod Khanna.