Gone are those days when actresses with short height used to rule the Bollywood industry. These days, height hardly matters, at the top, both short and tall actresses are registering success stories. In Bollywood, only acting prowess is appreciated, or so we think. Height is never a detrimental factor for actresses, but it is surely a favorable factor. In today’s article, we have brought together both the shortest and tallest actresses together. Read on to know more about the shortest and tallest Actresses of Bollywood.
Shortest Actresses of Bollywood:
1. Alia Bhatt: Alia is currently the most successful actress in the recent times. Starting from her debut movie “Student of the Year,” Alia Bhat has delivered back-to-back hits every time. Coming to her physical features, this cute actress is not too tall, she stands only 5’2 feet tall, but she has not allowed her height be a hindrance for her blockbuster performances and her onscreen magic is just awesome. Height: 5’2 ft.
2. Kajol: This dusky beauty was one of the most successful actresses of the past decade. She has proved her mettle as a good actress and her short height has only worked in her favor. Height: 5’3 ft.
3. Konkona Sen: This “Life in a Metro” actress is known for her finest performances in award-winning films. She may not have chiselled features, but her talent works really well in her favor, and she stands tall with her acting even though she is only 5 feet 1 inches. Height: 5’1 ft.
4. Rani Mukherji: Rani Mukherji faced criticism for her short stature and husky voice, but that didn’t stop her from bagging meaty roles. This strong-willed woman never gave up to the obstacles, she has slowly established herself as a wonderful actress with her ace-acting skills. Height: 5’3 ft.
5. Jaya Bachchan: Spouse of Mr. Big B, has a considerable difference in height when compared to him and you must have even noticed that in pictures. She is married to one of the tallest actors of Bollywood with just a nominal height of 5’2. She has established herself as a great actress of all times with her exceptional acting skills. Height: 5’2 ft.
6. Vidya Balan: This outspoken and straight-forward actress is acclaimed for her work in movies like The Dirty Picture and No One Killed Jessica. Vidya has won several best actress awards and has her own charm. Be it comedy or romance, she has always made her presence felt with her outstanding acting skills. She also stands really short but everyone loves her acting skills. Height: 5’4 ft.
7. Shraddha Kapoor: This actress is famous in B-town for her acting skills and babyish charm. While she made her debut in Teen Patti, it was her ace acting in “Aashiqui 2” that brought her to fame in this glamour world. This beauty is a powerhouse of talent and her short height never came in her way of success. Height: 5’4 ft.
8. Illeana D’Cruz: This cute actress is shined in the movie Barfi! She is also a prominent face in South Indian cinema. The actress has worked with Ranbir Kapoor and Shahid Kapoor too. She is blessed with sweet smile and pretty eyes and establishes the fact that height doesn’t matter when you are a true artiste. Height: 5’5 ft.
9. Parineeti Chopra: Parineeti received a lot of criticism due to her weight issues. Her short stature also added to her woes. However, she has inspired us with her stunning weight loss and she has proved that all it needs is hard work and dedication to achieve success. She has even delivered a number of hit movies and is quite a well-known star in Bollywood. Height: 5’2 ft.
10. Asin Thottumkal: Working with a Khan in a debut movie is not easy, but Asin pulled it off and became a fan favourite with her very first Hindi movie, Ghazini. She may have quit the silver screen after marriage but she is in our list for being one of the shortest actresses of Bollywood. Height: 5’4 ft.
Tallest Actresses of Bollywood:
1. Deepika Padukone: The queen bee of Bollywood, undoubtedly, Deepika Padukone is one of the tallest actresses in the movie world. She is a role model and women look up to her for her many talents. She started her career with modelling but is now one of the highest-paid Bollywood celebs in India. Her tall stature has helped her in landing meaty roles in Bollywood. She even got a chance to star opposite Hollywood star, Vin Diesel. Height: 5’9 ft.
2. Katrina Kaif: When Kat started her journey in Bollywood, she was appreciated for her well-toned physique and good height. She garnered the impression of being an arm-candy in movies, but with extreme hard work and dedication, she sealed her place as one of the undisputed queens of B-town. She is one of those few actresses who has given many hits with all the three Khans. Her height is one of the factors to make her seem dashing. She has got many roles opposite to tall actors because of her good height. Height: 5’8 ½’’ ft.
3. Anushka Sharma: The ‘Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi’ girl, Anushka Sharma is known for her fit body and her height. Not only is she extremely beautiful, she is also elegant and the most stunning actresses in Bollywood. She is also one of the few stars to have worked with all the three Khans. She stands 1.75 m tall. Height: 5′ 9 ft.
4. Sonam Kapoor: Sonam Kapoor, daughter of veteran actor Anil Kapoor, is known for her unique fashion statements. She has acted in many hit films but the most attractive factor about her is her height. She is the tallest actress in Bollywood standing at 5 feet 9 inches tall. Height: 5 feet 9 inches.
5. Sushmita Sen: Since the Miss India Pageant days, we have been aware of Sushmita Sen’s towering personality. She has a very good height which proved to be a determining factor for her win in the pageant. Not only is she is a confident, serene woman but her tall posture and beautiful smile always stuns people. No wonder, she is our first Miss Universe from India. She has acted in many Bollywood films but that did not leave a long-lasting impression. Height: 5’10 ft.
6. Nargis Fakhri: This beauty is one of the most gorgeous imports from America and has a great height and personality. She may not be in the mainstream Bollywood right now, but has already established a successful career in the modelling industry. Actress Nargis Fakhri made her Bollywood debut with the film “Rockstar” which was a great box-office hit. Height: 5’9 ft.
7. Diana Penty: Do you remember the cute, shy Meera from Cocktail? It is none other than the stunning beauty “Diana Penty.” The model-turned-actress looks amazing in every look because of her tall posture. She stands at the second spot in the list of the tall actresses in Bollywood industry. Height: 5’10 ft.
8. Kriti Sanon: This model-turned actress is perfect example of beauty with acting skills. With her beautiful facial features and dazzling smile, she also receives attention for her good height. Currently, one of the most promising actresses of the present generation, she has only success in her way. Height: 5’9 ft.
9. Lisa Haydon: This dusky beauty is in tie with the gorgeous ‘Diana Penty’ when it comes to height. She is not a mainstream Bollywood actress and mostly does supporting roles in movies. Her most memorable role was in the movie “Queen” alongside Kangana Ranaut. Height: 5’10 ft.
10. Shilpa Shetty: Who doesn’t know the gorgeous Shilpa Shetty Kundra? She is the torch-bearer of fitness in India. Probably, she is the only tallest diva from the paste two decades who can boast of possessing a good height. Known for her strict yoga regime and intense gymming, Shilpa Shetty looks attractive because of her fit body. This s*xy mommy has maintained herself so well that even a teenage girl can face tough competition from her. Height: 5’10 ½ ‘’ ft.
Hope you enjoyed reading this article about the tallest and shortest actresses of Bollywood.