We often hear stories about B-town actors going to extreme lengths in order to prepare for a role. From drastic changes to their looks to learning new skills, they do whatever it takes to do justice to the character they play on screen.
There are quite a few leading ladies in Bollywood who did not shy away from bidding adieu to their gorgeous locks for a role! Let’s take a look.
1. Shabana Azmi
Shabana Azmi shaved her head for her role in Deepa Mehta’s Water. The film, that was based lives of widows at an ashram, got into a lot of controversies. Shabana opted out of the film later on.
2. Nandita Das
Nandita also shaved her head for Water. Controversies lead to her opting out of the movie later on.
3. Priyanka Chopra
Priyanka had gone bold for her role in the super hit film Mary Kom.
4. Tanvi Azmi
Tanvi played the character of a Maratha widow in the movie Bajirao Mastani. She shaved off her hair in real for this role.
5. Anushka Sharma
Anushka played the role of a cancer patient in the movie Ae Dil Hai Mushkil. She chose to go bald her character.
6. Lisa Ray
After Shabana Azmi and Nandita Das decided not to be a part of Water, Lisa Ray was roped in for the film. She also had to shave her head to meet the requirements of the role.
Veteran actress Tanuja took the bold step for her role in Pitruroon, a Marathi movie.
8. Antara Mali
Antara decided to shave her hair for her role in the movie And Once Again.