How was the year 2012 for veteran Bollywood actresses? Many Bollywood actresses who have crossed their prime time – so far as the time when one actress can play romantic heroine roles, have make their comeback in Bollywood Hindi films. Thirty-plus actresses like Sridevi, Karisma Kapoor, Rani Mukherjee, Raveena Tandon, Manisha Koirala and Preity Zinta have made a successful return in Bollywood films.
The most interesting event in Bollywood in 2012 is the comeback of 49 years old Sridevi. During 80’s and 90’s, Sridevi was the most demanded romantic actress in Bollywood. Sridevi proved her acting talent at that time. After a gap of 14 years, Sridevi acted in film ‘English Vinglish’ and this is a successful comeback.
Rani Mukherjee worked in two films in 2012 – Aiyaa and Talaash after a gap of one year. The role in film Aiyas was a critical one and Rani had to work hard for the film but Aiyas was not a box office hit movie.
In 2012, Veteran Bollywood actresses and year 2012 made her comeback in Hindi films after six years. Karisma – 38 years old, mother of two with a troubled marriage acted in Vikram Bhatt's 3D thriller ‘Dangerous Ishq’. The film was not successful in box office but Karisma has started her second innings in Bollywood films.