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10 Legendary Bollywood Actresses Who Have Aged Gracefully

Movies | | June 11, 2019, 3:10 pm
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 <em>Hema Malini</em>: The original dreamgirl is still timeless in her beauty. Be it acting in a cinema or fighting from the front lines in politics or mesmerising the audience with her dance moves on stage, Hema Malini has added more grace and beauty to her persona with every passing year. (Image: Instagram)

Hema Malini: The original dreamgirl is still timeless in her beauty. Be it acting in a cinema or fighting from the front lines in politics or mesmerising the audience with her dance moves on stage, Hema Malini has added more grace and beauty to her persona with every passing year. (Image: Instagram)

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 <em>Rekha</em>: Once panned for her plump body and dark skin-tone, which was a far cry from conventional heroines of her time, the actor who has gone on to win multiple awards for her performing prowess has defied age in her career spanning four decades in the Indian film industry. From a wrinkleless face, to beautifully made-up eyes and statement Kanjeevaram sarees, Rekha still manages to leave everyone mesmerised during her appearances. (Image: Instagram)

Rekha: Once panned for her plump body and dark skin-tone, which was a far cry from conventional heroines of her time, the actor who has gone on to win multiple awards for her performing prowess has defied age in her career spanning four decades in the Indian film industry. From a wrinkleless face, to beautifully made-up eyes and statement Kanjeevaram sarees, Rekha still manages to leave everyone mesmerised during her appearances. (Image: Instagram)

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 <em>Farida Jalal</em>: Remember the song 'Bagon main Bahar Hai' from the Rajesh Khanna starrer Aradhana? Well, that was Farida Jalal, forever a bridesmaid but never the bride. Known for playing the roles of sister, girlfriend or jilted fiancee of the male lead, Jalal has effortlessly vacillated between cinema and television for years but has remained as beautiful as ever through it all. (Image: Instagram)

Farida Jalal: Remember the song 'Bagon main Bahar Hai' from the Rajesh Khanna starrer Aradhana? Well, that was Farida Jalal, forever a bridesmaid but never the bride. Known for playing the roles of sister, girlfriend or jilted fiancee of the male lead, Jalal has effortlessly vacillated between cinema and television for years but has remained as beautiful as ever through it all. (Image: Instagram)

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 <em>Kajol</em>: One of the biggest actors of her generation, age has only made Kajol more graceful and poised. The actor who wowed the audience in movies such as Kuch Kuch Hota Hai and Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna or even Gupt, where she got rave reviews for playing a negative character is considered to be one of the most popular actors of all times. (Image: Instagram)

Kajol: One of the biggest actors of her generation, age has only made Kajol more graceful and poised. The actor who wowed the audience in movies such as Kuch Kuch Hota Hai and Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna or even Gupt, where she got rave reviews for playing a negative character is considered to be one of the most popular actors of all times. (Image: Instagram)

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 <em>Sharmila Tagore</em>: Taimur's grandmum is still as graceful as when she first appeared on the silver screen in Satyajit ray's 1959 masterpiece Apur Sansar. Having married into the royal family of Pataudi, her elegance and elan has only multiplied with age. (Image: Instagram)

Sharmila Tagore: Taimur's grandmum is still as graceful as when she first appeared on the silver screen in Satyajit ray's 1959 masterpiece Apur Sansar. Having married into the royal family of Pataudi, her elegance and elan has only multiplied with age. (Image: Instagram)

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 <em>Madhuri Dixit</em>: Who can forget the craze when Madhuri Dixit made a comeback to the cinema. The Ek Do Teen girl who managed to break hearts with her beautiful smile and effortless acting is still one of the most sought after divas in Indian cinema. Pair her acting prowess with her dancing abilities, there are few who can match up to her in terms of beauty and talent. (Image: Instagram)

Madhuri Dixit: Who can forget the craze when Madhuri Dixit made a comeback to the cinema. The Ek Do Teen girl who managed to break hearts with her beautiful smile and effortless acting is still one of the most sought after divas in Indian cinema. Pair her acting prowess with her dancing abilities, there are few who can match up to her in terms of beauty and talent. (Image: Instagram)

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 <em>Sushma Seth</em>: A thespian and television and film artist, Seth began her career in cinema playing the role of an aunt in Shyam Benegal's 1987 period film. Other notable works by the actor include her stint in television in the show Dekh Bhai Dekh and Tanha. Known for her demure style and aesthetic sense of style, Seth has been a pleasant presence on screen for over years. (Image: Instagram)

Sushma Seth: A thespian and television and film artist, Seth began her career in cinema playing the role of an aunt in Shyam Benegal's 1987 period film. Other notable works by the actor include her stint in television in the show Dekh Bhai Dekh and Tanha. Known for her demure style and aesthetic sense of style, Seth has been a pleasant presence on screen for over years. (Image: Instagram)

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 <em>Waheeda Rehman</em>: Gentle, poised and timeless, Waheeda Rehman has often been called the most beautiful actress by all and sundry. The actor who debuted with the film CID in 1956 was discovered by Guru Dutt in Hyderabad and there was no looking back. The actor who gave such wonderful films like Pyaasa (1957), Guide (1965), Lamhe (1991) and Rang De Basanti (2001) is a rare example of quintessential beauty with exemplary acting prowess. (Image: Instagram)

Waheeda Rehman: Gentle, poised and timeless, Waheeda Rehman has often been called the most beautiful actress by all and sundry. The actor who debuted with the film CID in 1956 was discovered by Guru Dutt in Hyderabad and there was no looking back. The actor who gave such wonderful films like Pyaasa (1957), Guide (1965), Lamhe (1991) and Rang De Basanti (2001) is a rare example of quintessential beauty with exemplary acting prowess. (Image: Instagram)

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 <em>Juhi Chawla</em>: The 1984 Miss India, who debuted in 1986 with Sultanat but gained wider recognition with 1988 hit Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak alongside Aamir Khan still manages to make people go giddy with her beautiful eyes and a warm smile. (Image: Instagram)

Juhi Chawla: The 1984 Miss India, who debuted in 1986 with Sultanat but gained wider recognition with 1988 hit Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak alongside Aamir Khan still manages to make people go giddy with her beautiful eyes and a warm smile. (Image: Instagram)

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 Simi Garewal: Known for films like Raj Kapoor's Mera Naam Joker, Satyajit Ray's Aranyer Din Ratri and Mrinal Sen's Padatik, the actor who was known for her beauty and grace has managed to hold on to that aura even now. In fact, according to Avijit Ghosh's book, 40 Retakes: Bollywood classics You May Have Missed, Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi was steady dating Garewal before meeting Sharmila Tagore. (Image: Instagram)

Simi Garewal: Known for films like Raj Kapoor's Mera Naam Joker, Satyajit Ray's Aranyer Din Ratri and Mrinal Sen's Padatik, the actor who was known for her beauty and grace has managed to hold on to that aura even now. In fact, according to Avijit Ghosh's book, 40 Retakes: Bollywood classics You May Have Missed, Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi was steady dating Garewal before meeting Sharmila Tagore. (Image: Instagram)

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