In the male-ruled society of India, it will be always hard for women to improve their potential to become successful ones. Still, many women have broken those restrictions to become powerful women. Also, recently they are getting recognized for their talents and skill sets which helps them to increase the popularity for them and taken as equal to the men.
Keeping unstoppable women is ideal in themselves and serve as models for thousands of people across the country. Therefore, in this article, we are going to list out the top 10 famous and important women ever in India. These Indian women have grown up over the years and made a place for themselves in their fields, not only by crowds or awards in India but also by directing on the world.
The president and Chief Executive Officer of PepsiCo are Indra Nooyi who was born in Madras, Pepsico is the world’s most famous food and drink company. According to the list released in 2006 of Forbes Magazine, She is the fourth most powerful woman in the world. Also, she took over the chairmanship of PepsiCo on May 2, 2007.
Sonia Gandhi is a famous politician in India who came from Italian descent, has taken the Indian National Congress leadership during the year of 1998 after 7 years when his husband was killed. Therefore, she is the president of Congress and the chairperson of the ruling UPA, Sonia Gandhi is the third most influential women in the world, according to the list in 2004 of Forbes Magazine. Therefore, she ranks in 13th position for her popularity.
Shilpa Shetty is a Bollywood actress won as the Celebrity Big Brother winner by getting 63% of the final vote. Also, she is the first Indian Women who become has ever won the British reality show. After this show, she gained huge popularity worldwide. Due to this, she got a lot of offers from Hollywood after the success of the show.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
The Miss World 1994, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is one of the biggest names in Bollywood. Gained a lot of popularity around the world and became international headlines for her beauty and charm. Therefore, her visions have made her won the title of Miss World Continental Queen of Beauty − Asia and Oceania.
The highest ranked tennis player in India is Sania Mirza. At the 2005 US Open, she became the first Indian Player to reach the fourth round of Grand Slam Tournament. She won the three most significant victories against Svetlana Kuznetsova, Martina Hingis, and Nadia Petrova.
She is one of the most energetic Indian social activists. Also, she gained a lot of love for Indian citizens. Previously the faculty of Tata Institute of Social Science is Medha Patkar, and later she left that position and became the engrossed in the poor and tribal communities in Maharashtra, Gujarat, and Madhya Pradesh.
During the year of 1997, she won the coveted Booker Prize for her first novel “The God of Small Things”. She placed an Indian script on the world radar with her book. Also, she is an activist and fights against globalization.
The first women to become Indian Police Officer is Kiran Bedi, who holds authority by different important decisions, especially in the areas of traffic management, control over narcotics, and VIP security.
As a saint, she is one of the most spiritual leaders who is getting respect from all her followers. Mata Amritanandamayi is a widely respected humanitarian, who is called as the “embracing saint”.
Irom Chanu Sharmila
Irom Chanu Sharmila is a political, civil rights activist and also a poet. During the year of 1958, she gained all popularity from her campaign against the controversial Armed Forces and meanwhile, in November 2000, she went on hunger strike to demand the repeal of the AFSPA. Also, she is famous for her name as the iron lady of India.
Who said, the woman is the slave for men and they are not getting proper independence from this society, they are the masters and they are the legends for many of the people. Right now they into all the fields as like men, they are in all-rounder nowadays, let’s welcome their upcoming winnings and their talents guys! After now there is no partiality for woman or men, we are equal and we have all the rights to each other.