10 Bollywood Muslim Actress With Exceptional Talent

    Bollywood is the heart of the Indian Film Industry and houses innumerable talents. Among them are Bollywood Muslim Actresses who have graced the silver screens with exceptional performances. Though religion has no connection with the talent they possess, it highlights the broader vision of cinema over religious differences. In article article, We’ll get to know 10 actresses in Bollywood who belong to the Islamic religion. 


    List of 10 Muslim Actress in Bollywood

    1. Huma Qureshi

    Huma Qureshi

    Huma Qureshi is a Bollywood Muslim actress who made a blockbuster debut in the movie Gangs of Waseypur in the year 2012. Since then, she has continued to star in many films notable being Dedh Ishqiya, Badlapur, and Jolly LLB 2. 


    2. Fatima Sana Shaikh

    Fatima Sana Shaikh

    Fatima Sana Shaikh made her debut in Aamir Khan’s Dangal movie in 2016. The Bollywood Muslim actress played the iconic role of Wrestler Geeta Phogat in the movie. The versatile actress has been featured in movies such as Thugs of Hindostan and Ludo. 


    3. Soha Ali Khan

    Soha Ali Khan

    Soha Ali Khan is the sister of actor Aif Ali Khan. She made her Bollywood debut in the movie Dil Maange More in 2004. She is notable for her exceptional performance in Rang De Basanti and Mumbai Meri Jaan. 


    4. Nargis Fakhri

    Nargis Fakhri

    Nargis Fakhro made a blockbuster debut in the musical romantic drama Rockstar in 2011 opposite Ranbir Kapoor. The Bollywood Muslim actress has been part of movies like Madras Cafe, Main Tera Hero, and Housefull 3. 


    5. Tabu 

    Tabu: Bollywood Muslim actress

    Tabu is a veteran Bollywood Muslim actress who made her debut in the 1985 movie Hum Naujawan. She has starred in multiple languages in well-known movies like Maachis, Maqbool, Chandi Bar, and Andhadhun. 


    6. Sara Ali Khan

    Sara Ali Khan

    Sara Ali Khan is the daughter of Bollywood actress Saif Ali. Khan. The Indian Muslim actress made her debut in the movie Kedarnath in 2018. Since then, she has acted in 10+ movies including Simmba, Love Aaj Kal, and Coolie No. 1. 


    7. Aditi Rao Hydari 

    Aditi Rao Hydari

    Aditi Rao Hydari is an Indian Muslim actress who made her debut in the movie Yeh Saali Zindagi in 2011. She has played her roles exceptionally in movies like Rockstar, Padmaavat, Wazir, and Bhoomi. 


    8. Zareen Khan

    Zareen Khan

    Zareen Khan made her debut in 2011 opposite Salman Khan in the movie Veer. The Bollywood Muslim Actress Zareen has since then, taken many challenging roles in movies in Housefull 2, Hate Story 3, and 1921. 


    9. Dia Mirza

    Dia Mirza

    Dia Mirza made her acting debut in 2001 soon after being crowned Miss Asia Pacific International in 2000. Since her debut in the movie Rehna Hai Tere Dil Mein, she has been featured in many movies like Lage Raho Munna Bhai and Sanju. 


    10. Nushratt Bharucha

    Nushrat Barucha: Bollywood Muslim actresses

    Nushratt Bharucha is an Indian Muslim actress. She made her debut in the movie ‘Love Sex Aur Dhokha’ in 2010. She has starred in many hit films like Pyaar Ka Panchnama, Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety, and Dream Girl.



    Though the religion of an actress never becomes a criterion for being featured in a movie, it shows how diverse the Bollywood of today is. The Hindi film industry is beyond religious borders and has made an immense contribution to the cinematic world. These 10 Muslim actresses in Bollywood have broken stereotypes, given memorable performances and continue to inspire aspiring actresses.

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