Kareena Kapoor is known for her versatility and her unique style of acting. As per certain media reports, she relies on her instincts and spontaneity as an actor. She is known to commit heavily to each role, and refrains from rehearsing for a project. With the actress turning 33 in five days, Bollywood Celebden presents 5 movies where she played unique and challenging roles.
Chameli is a 2004 movie directed by Sudhir Mishra. Kareena Kapoor plays a prostitute with a positive outlook on life. Though she was skeptical about playing the part initially, she handled it with elan; garnering much acclaim for herself. She also won the Filmfare Special Award for Best Performance for her role as Chameli.
Dev is a 2004 film directed by Govind Nihalani. Kareena Kapoor plays the role of Aaliya; starring opposite Fardeen Khan. She shares the screen with Amitabh Bachchan, Om Puri and Amrish Puri among others. She won the Filmfare Award for the Best Actress (critics) for her portrayal of the young woman who gets caught in extraordinary circumstances that transform her life and she dares to stand up for the truth.
This 2006 movie directed by Vishal Bharadwaj is based on the Shakespeare’s play Othello. Kareena Kapoor plays the role of Dolly (based on the character Desdemona in the original play). Dolly is a playful, innocent, young woman, smitten by Omi. She is the one who expresses her love for him and lays the basis of their relationship. Throughout the narrative, other characters are shown to doubt her innocence, including her father. Omi finds her personality ambiguous and he ends up murdering her.
This 2012 Madhur Bhandarkar film revolves around the life of a once successful film actress whose career is on the decline. Kareena Kapoor’s performance as the schizophrenic Mahi Arora got her a lot of critical acclaim.
Talaash: The Answer Within
Talaash: The Answer Lies Within is a 2012 Indian neo-noir mystery film directed by Reema Kagti. Kareena Kapoor plays a prostitute in this film.