Gone are the days when Bollywood actresses hesitated to portray dark negative shades on the big screen. Actresses are now essaying negative roles with confidence and conviction. After making a debut with a hard-hitting film like ‘Citylights’, Actress Patralekhaa is all set for a Bhatt film titled Love Games where she plays the Negative lead with shades of grey.
We present to you a list of Bollywood heroines who chose to break the stereotype and 
explore their dark side:

Priyanka Chopra


PC was brave to play a negative role, in the initial days of her career. Her performance as the sizzling dominating boss in the movie Aitraaz is unforgettable. 



Playing the role of a psychotic lover in the movie Gupt helped her get a lot of awards and recognition for the dark character

Katrina Kaif


In Race 2, Miss Kaif broke her goody goody image to portray the negative character 

Vidya Balan


As the cold-blooded vamp in the movie Ishqiya, Vidya surely gave one of her finest performances.

Bipasha Basu


The actress got her much-deserved recognition after playing the dark shaded role in Jism.