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Birthday Special: 'Beauty With Brains' Swara Bhaskar's Unconventional Journey To Fame

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| April 9 , 2018 , 13:50 IST

Bollywood has been making male-centric films from forever with no questions asked by the females who have been all too happy to play the arm candy for the dare-devil heroes. The trend, however, changed recently with the emergence of strong-willed actresses.

 

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Their belief in carrying the films on their shoulder single-handedly and making it a commercial success has forced the Indian filmmakers to reinvent their style of making films and write films for the females. Such roles were written earlier as well but hardly survived.

 

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That was until a handful of confident actresses decided to take matters into their own hands and prove their acting prowess. Among those handfuls of heroines who have changed the face of Indian cinema with their unconventional acting approach, Swara Bhaskar can never be forgotten.

 

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The birthday girl has achieved much to gush about in just 30 years of her existence. Starting from independent ventures, the talented actress has paved her way into mainstream cinema with sheer determination. Despite making her debut in 2009, Swara garnered recognition in 2011 only.

 

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Her quintessential portrayal of the bride-to-be in commercially successful 'Tanu weds Manu' made her an unforgettable part of our lives. Starting then, the actress is yet to look back. She went on to play supporting roles in multiple commercial films until 2016 when she was offered her first lead role.

 

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Starring in Ashwini Iyer Tiwary's Nil Battey Sannata grabbed her the stardom Swara deserved. Then came, Anaarkali of Aarah in 2017, a film which changed her fans' perception of the versatile actress. A firm believer in feminism, the actress has also openly expressed her opinions on various topics.

 

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Many actresses have tried to voice their opinions before but only few could word them as beautifully as Swara does. The unapologetic feminist has fallen prey to online trolls on various occasions due to her blunt statement but did she care? No! So shouldn't we.

 

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We wish Bollywood's beauty with brains, a very Happy Birthday!