Cinema has been ruled by strong and dominant male characters for the longest period of time. Increasing acceptance of female leads around the world has been a recent trend and we love the powerful female characters that we saw on screen. These ladies act as an inspiration for thousands of women who look up to them.
21-year-old Mumbai illustrator Shivani Gorle illustrates some of the most powerful female characters we have seen on the screes.
1. Kumari in Udta Punjab.
2. Rani in Queen.
3. Jess in Bend It Like Beckham.
4. Geet in Jab We Met.
5. Shashi in English Vinglish.
6. Mastani in Bajirao Mastani.
7. Hermione in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.
8. Sacha in Spotlight.
9. Joy in Joy.
10. Aibileen in The Help.
11. Shoshanna in Inglourious Basterds.
12. Juno in Juno.
13. Silk in The Dirty Picture.
14. Rose in Titanic.
15. Nina in Black Swan.
16. Miranda in The Devil Wears Prada.