The entry of beauty queens and models into Bollywood has resulted in many tall actresses being featured in big hit movies. Presented below is a list of the heights of different Bollywood actresses, from the tallest to the shortest:
- Diana Penty: At 5 ft 10 inches, Diana is the tallest actress in Bollywood. The gorgeous model and actor has featured in the 2012 hit film ‘Cocktail’ and the 2016 movie ‘Happy Bhaag Jayegi.’
- Sushmita Sen: The former Miss Universe is 5 ft and 9 ½ inches tall. She has acted in many Bollywood movies, including Main Hoon Na with Shah Rukh Khan and Biwi No.1 with Salman Khan.
- Deepika Padukone: This beauty stands 5 ft 9 inches off the ground. She is one of the most talented and popular actresses in Bollywood. Her Hollywood film debut was the 2017 movie ‘XXX-Return of Xander Cage’ starring Vin Diesel.
- Kriti Sanon – At a height of 5 ft 9 inches, Kriti Sanon is among the tallest actresses in Bollywood. She debuted in 2014 opposite Tiger Shroff, in the movie ‘Heropanti’.
- Anushka Sharma: Formerly a model, Anushka is 5 feet 9 inches tall. She made her debut as an actress in Bollywood opposite Shah Rukh Khan in the movie Rab Ne Bana di Jodi. Some of her hit movies include PK and Sultan.
- Nargis Fakhri: This beautiful actress is 5 feet 9 inches tall. She made her Bollywood acting debut opposite Ranbir Kapoor in the cult movie ‘Rockstar.’
- Katrina Kaif: This imported beauty and former beau of Salman Khan stands at 5 ft 8 ½ inches. She made her acting debut with the Amitabh Bachchan starrer ‘Boom’ but only achieved fame with the movie ‘Namastey London’ which had Akshay Kumar as the main lead.
- Bipasha Basu: The dusky Bengali beauty is 5 ft 8.5 inches tall. She has acted in many Bollywood movies and has co-starred with almost all the top actors of Indian cinema.
- Shilpa Shetty: Shilpa is another Bollywood actress who is 5 ft 8.5 inches tall. She is also a winner of the UK’s Celebrity Big Brother TV show in 2007. She is married to British businessman Raj Kundra and is the co-owner of former IPL franchise Rajasthan Royals.
- Sonali Bendre: This beauty from Maharashtra is 5 ft 8 inches tall. Besides Bollywood, Sonali has also done theater and TV shows.
- Sonam Kapoor: Daughter of actor Anil Kapoor, this leggy lass stands at 5 ft 8 inches. The Bollywood actress is known for her fashion sense as well as her acting. Her performance in the hit movie Neerja won her many awards.
- Tabu: One of the finest actors in Bollywood, Tabu’s height is 5 ft 8 inches. After a long hiatus, she came back to the silver screen in the role of a police officer in the Ajay Devgn starrer Drishyam.
- Lara Dutta: Lara is also a former Miss Universe beauty pageant winner. The Bollywood actress who was last seen in the movie ‘Singh is Bling,’ is 5 ft 8 inches tall. She is married to Indian professional tennis player Mahesh Bhupathi.
- Sonakshi Sinha: Sonakshi is the daughter of Bollywood actor and politician Shatrughan Sinha. The 5 ft 8 inches tall beauty made her acting debut opposite Salman Khan in the hit movie ‘Dabangg.’
- Urvashi Rautela – The talented dancer and ‘Miss Diva 2015’ is known for her item numbers and her amazing screen presence in movies like Great Grand Masti, Sanam Re and Kaabil. Urvashi Rautela is 5 ft 8 inches tall.
- Priyanka Chopra: This Bollywood beauty and former Miss World has acted in many Bollywood movies and opposite all the prominent actors in the industry. She is the first Indian actress to have a lead role in a major American TV series. At 5 ft 7.5 inches, Priyanka is also one of the taller actresses in Bollywood.
- Aishwarya Rai: She is a former Miss World and regarded as one of the most beautiful women on the planet. She is 5 ft 7 inches tall. She is married to Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan.
- Disha Patani – The stunning actress known for her dancing abilities, perfect figure and movies like ‘MS Dhoni – The Untold Story’s is 5 feet 7 inches tall.
- Huma Qureshi: This 5 feet 7 inch tall beauty made her debut in the Anurag Kashyap directed gangster flick ‘Gangs of Wasseypur.’ Since then, this gorgeous actress has gone from strength to strength and cemented her place in Bollywood.
- Ileana D’ Cruz: This ‘Barfi’ actress is 5 Feet 5 inches tall. She is known for her beautiful eyes and sweet smile.
- Sunny Leone: Born as Karenjit Kaur Vohra, Sunny is a former adult movie star. She made her acting debut in Bollywood with the 2012 movie ‘Jism 2.’ She is 5 Feet 4 inches tall.
- Shraddha Kapoor: The 5 Feet 4 inches beauty is the daughter of Bollywood actor Shakti Kapoor, who primarily portrayed the role of villains. Her first big hit movie was ‘Aashiqui 2’ which featured Aditya Roy Kapoor as the male lead. Shraddha is also known for her singing.
- Vidya Balan: This wondrous ‘The Dirty Picture’ and ‘Kahani’ actress is a winner of National Film Award for Best Actress. She is 5 Feet 4 inches tall. She is married to Siddhartha Roy Kapoor.
- Alia Bhatt: Considered as one of the finest actresses in Bollywood, Alia is 5 Feet 3 inches tall. She is the daughter of film director Mahesh Bhatt and actress Soni Razdan. She won her first Filmfare Award for Best Actress for the film ‘Udta Punjab.’
- Rani Mukerji: The ‘Ghulam’ actress is 5 Feet 2 inches tall. She is married to film director and producer Aditya Chopra.
- Jaya Bachchan – At height 5 feet 2 inch tall, she stands cutely petite next to her husband Amitabh Bachchan.
- Ayesha Jhulka – The 90s actress Ayesha Jhulka is one of the shortest actresses in Bollywood, with a height of 5 feet 2 inches.
Shortest actress in Bollywood
The shortest actress to work in mainstream Bollywood is Konkana Sen Sharma, at 5 feet 1 inch.