Who said you need to be skinny and fair to be a part of Bollywood? Take a look at Mahi Gill and you’ll know what we are talking about. This dusky damsel has a devil may care attitude which we totally love. Tall, dusky and voluptuous she reminds us f he yesteryear actresses who took pride in their curves and were in news for their acting and films than their figure and gossip. She may not be considered the most good looking actress around but she is definitely one of the best actresses we have in our country. Her eyes speak a thousand words and she has had some incredible films in her kitty. We’ll tell you the best movies of Mahi Gill on her birthday today, i.e 19th December.
This has got to be the best film by Mahi. A very modern approach of the classic Devdas, she plays the lead role of whom we popularly know as
Saheh Biwi Aur Gangster
She gained recognition after portraying Madhavi Devi, a sexually frustrated Begum, in the critically successful Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster as well as its sequel. Mahi has always chosen roles that are strong and has never shunned away from doing bold scenes. This movie earned her a nomination at the FilmFare awards for best actress.
Paan Singh Tomar
Convention is a word that doesn’t exsist in Mahi’s dictionary. Mahi Gill appeared in Paan Singh Tomar with Irrfan Khan. It is the true story of an athlete who became a dacoit. In this, she played the title character’s wife. his was a huge success overseas and won many awards. Critically, one of the best films made in Bollywood.
Though the film bombed at the box office. Mahi was noticed. How can we nopt notice someone with such large and beautiful eyes? A remake of the 1973 blockbuster starring Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan with the same name, Zanjeer 2013 saw Priyanka Chopra and Ram Charan in the lead roles. Mahi Gill had a small but significant role.
This film had to creep into the list. After all its not often that we see Mahi Gill do some main strea, ,asala film. Though she did only an item number in this film but got as much attention at the lead actors got. She stole the show in this song!