Five actresses who delivered the strongest performances in 2016 - Alia Bhatt (Udta Punjab & Dear Zindagi), Anushka Sharma (Sultan & Ae Dil Hai Mushkil), Sonam Kapoor (Neerja), Vidya Balan (Kahaani 2) and Radhika Apte (Phobia & Parched) - sat down with Rajeev Masand for the A.. morectresses Roundtable 2016. The country's finest leading ladies discussed everything from the technical nature of love scenes to the challenges of finding good roles.
"I didn’t know much at 15. But I knew I could never look like a Bollywood actress. Two years and some surprising life decisions later, Sanjay Leela Bhansali cast me in Saawariya. Despite being on the cusp of actually being a movie star, I didn’t believe I looked the part.. more. I constantly worried that, if asked to dance in a backless choli, rolls of back fat would give me away as an imposter to the industry. Nobody lines up to buy tickets to see cellulite."