Now, we all know how difficult the life a journalist can be more so for female journalist. Especially for the ones who are hounding celebs and sources for information, in the pursuit of that breaking story, seems like a daily ritual for them. This is one primary factor why filmmakers time and again explore this territory.
And invariably, these characters are mostly females – hip, daring and articulate. Be it a war correspondent Nargis Fakhri in Madras Cafe or a stubborn TV reporter Kareena Kapoor in Satyagraha. We heard that Amrita Rao too will be seen as a journalist in the Sunny Deol starrer, Singh Saheb The Great.Here is a look at the celebs who have donned the role of a brave and outspoken reel female journalist.
Raveena Tandon in Shobana 7 Nights
Raveen Tandon who has been missing from action in Bollywood, took up a challenge of playing a journalist in Shobana 7 Nights. Directed by Sudipto Chattopadhyaya, the film has been garnering a lot of critical acclaim and awards for Raveena. She won the Best Actress Award at the Houston Bollywood Film Festival last year for her role in the film.
Amrita Rao in Singh Saheb The Great
As reports suggest, the pretty actress in leaving no stone unturned in perfecting her character and has joined acting classes to convincingly play the role of a news reporter in Singh Saheb The Great, opposite Sunny Deol.
Kareen Kapoor in Satyagraha
Kareena Kapoor played the role of a hardheaded journalist in the political thriller, Satyagraha. The audience appreciated her effort that she had put in the movie. In fact, Kareena even went on to say that after essaying the role of a jurnalist, she has developed immense respect for the people in this profession.
Nargis Fakhri in Madras Cafe
In the film Madras Cafe, Nargis Fakhri plays a role of a war correspondent. She was the the perfect symbol of poise and confidence which is required by all the war journalists. Her portrayal of the character was a very contrasting performance from the one which she showcased in her debut film Rockstar. She showcased her acting prowess with this movie.
Rani Mukerjee in No One Killed Jessica
No One Killed Jessica is a political crime thriller which was based on the real life controversy of Jessica Lal murder case. Rani Mukherjee plays a role of a TV reporter who teams up with the sister of a murdered model in order to get justice for Jessica.
Konkona Sen Sharma in Page 3
Page 3 was a film directed by Madhur Bhandarkar, the film threw light on how things worked in the world of media and Bollywood. Konkona played the role of a page 3 journalist who covers news on lives of famous celebs and socialites. The movie essays the world of the rich and famous and the media!
Preity Zinta in Lakshya
Lakshya which was a movie based on war, Preity Zinta played a TV reporter Romilla Dutta, who is covering the famous 1999 Kargil war. For her character (Which was rumored to be based on a popular TV journalist) sported a short hair do and adopted tough body language.