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Readers' Pick: Bollywood's powerful women

Last updated on: September 17, 2009 

Bollywood's powerful women, adorned to enchant!

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When we asked you who you thought were Bollywood's most powerful stars, you threw up some interesting names. We announced the Most Powerful Male stars in the first of this two-part series.

Here, we list Bollywood's most powerful divas in no particular order. Take a look.

Katrina Kaif

The gorgeous Katrina may not be Oscar material, but she sure has a long list of hits. No wonder, then, that she keeps riding up the power lists in Bollywood.


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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

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Before Freida Pinto made news, Aishwarya was the face of India overseas. And on many levels, she still is. From Cannes to Oprah, Ash still has the world feeding out of her hands.


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Priyanka Chopra

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Ms PC has so over-extended herself that she collapsed out of sheer exhaustion. The flip side is: she's winning adulation, roles -- she's doing not one, not two but 12 in What's Your Rashee? -- and moolah. Definitely deserves a place on this list.


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Kareena Kapoor

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There's nothing zero about this actress's superstar status, thanks to big banners, endorsements and a high profile courtship with Saif Ali Khan.


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Deepika Padukone

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This willowy lass may not have that many movies under her belt, but just look at the heroes she's starring with -- Shah Rukh Khan in Om Shanti Om, Akshay Kumar in Chandni Chowk to China and Saif Ali Khan in Love Aaj Kal. Talk about a power trip.


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Rani Mukerji

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After laying low for a while, Rani is back (and looking great) with a vengeance. She's all set to woo us back with Dil Bole Hadippa this week.


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Kajol

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Mommyhood may have kept her busy, but this star still commands respect. We're all eagerly awaiting her latest My Name is Khan opposite Shah Rukh Khan.


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Urmila Matondkar

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This actress's sexy dance moves ensure that she's not out of the game for a while yet.

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