Strong female characters in movies that we love

Smrithi Mohan
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Check out this list of all the amazing female characters in movies that have personified strength and empowerment.

Movies not only entertain, but they also educate. They teach and open up the audience's minds to new horizons of how life is and can be. For years, the 'hero' or the male protagonist managed to take away credits for being part of any movie. While women were given characters without or less story arc. However, this has changed over the years and stronger women characters have graced the screen. Audiences have watched the female characters in movies grow in the value they add to the stories.

They don't just need a women-centric story to shine, many female characters have been able to outdo their male counterparts and own the movie with their performance. From standing against injustice to making us hate them as antagonists to playing real-life heroes onscreen, these women have been able to grab our attention in a truly cinematic way. We made a list of such women fantastic female characters in movies that we all loved in recent times.

Take a look:

Character: Anuradha

Movie: Tribhanga: Tedhi Medhi Crazy

Played by: Kajol


Character: Amrita Sabharwal

Movie: Thappad

Played by: Taapsee Pannu


Character: Shakuntala Devi

Movie: Shakuntala Devi: Human Computer

Played by: Vidya Balan


Character: Malti

Movie: Chhapaak

Played by: Deepika Padukone


Character: Bulbbul

Movie: Bulbbul: The Edge of Kaali

Played by: Tripti Dimri


Character: Ratna

Movie: Sir

Played by: Tillotama Shome


Character: Gunjan

Movie: Gujan Saxena: The Kargil Girl

Played by: Jhanvi Kapoor


Character: Chandro and Prakashi

Movie: Saand Ki Aankh

Played by: Taapsee Pannu and Bhumi Pednekar


Character: Radha

Movie: Raat Akeli Hai

Played by: Radhika Apte


Character: Sarita

Movie: Choked

Played by: Saiyami Kher


Character: Shivangi

Movie: Kaali Khuhi

Played by: Riva Arora


Character: Aarushi Mathur

Movie: Ludo

Played by: Fatima Sana Shaikh


Character: Martha Weiss

Movie: Pieces of a Woman

Played by: Vanessa Kirby


Character: Ellie Chu

Movie: Half Of It

Played by: Leah Lewis


Character: Mari Gilbert

Movie: Lost Girls

Played by: Amy Ryan


Character: Marla Grayson

Movie: I Care A Lot

Played by: Rosamund Pike


Character: Enola

Movie: Enola Holmes

Played by: Millie Bobby Brown


Character: Harley Quinn

Movie: Birds of Prey

Played by: Margot Robbie


Character: Sarah

Movie: Horse Girl

Played by: Alison Brie


Character: Andy

Movie: The Old Guard

Played by: Charlize Theron


Character: Marie

Movie: Malcolm & Marie

Played by: Zendaya


Character: Fern

Movie: Nomadland

Played by: Frances McDormand


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