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Priyanka Chopra To Katrina Kaif: 7 Bollywood actresses who mastered their own stunts

Bollywood films are not known for their dance and song routines, but for action too. From daredevil bike and car chases to jumping out of high-rise buildings, we see our actors performing all these hi-end stunts on the big screen. But not many know that these daring stunts are usually performed by stunt doubles who risk their lives for our Entertainment. But there are quite a few Bollywood celebrities who insist on doing these action sequences themselves. Not only actors but actresses too are managing to master their stunts.

Be it Akshay Kumar, Tiger Shroff, even Katrina Kaif, Priyanka Chopra, Deepika Padukone too have left their fans amazed with their action on the big screen. Most of these beauties love to do their own stunts sans a body double.

Here are some Bollywood actresses who have mastered the art of doing their own stunts:

 Priyanka Chopra


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Priyanka Chopra has left fans impressed with her acting skills not only in Bollywood but also in Hollywood. The actress has time and again proved her versatility and talent. The Diva impressed global fans with her first American TV show, Quantico,  in which she performed many amazing action sequences. She has also performed a lot of stunts herself in films like Don, Mary Kom and many more. Though for some scenes in Mary Kom they got an actual boxer to throw the punches so that they look more authentic.

 Katrina Kaif


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Katrina Kaif is one of the most hardworking actresses in Bollywood. She has not only aced dancing steps but also makes it a point to do most of her stunts herself. Not many know that the actress has performed most of her stunts in ‘Dhoom 3’, ‘Ek Tha Tiger, ‘Bang Bang’ & ‘Phantom’. The actress also underwent Basic Combat Training (BCT) for ‘Tiger Zinda Hai‘ .

Deepika Padukone

Deepika Padukone also does not shy away from dangerous stunts. This global icon has left fans amazed with her power-packed stunts, in movies like xXx: Return of Xander Cage, Chandni Chowk to China and Bajirao Mastani. Deepika wore a 20-kilo armour to shoot the war scene in Bajirao Mastani.

Aishwarya Rai


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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan the world’s most beautiful lady is just not a pretty face but can perform action too. Aishwarya refused to use body doubles during the action sequences in many of her films. She showed a daredevil side of her, by doing stunts for Dhoom 3, Jodhaa Akbar, and Jazbaa. Her sword fighting skills in Jodhaa Akbar, left fans impressed.

Sonakshi Sinha

Sonakshi Sinha has proved that action is not a men-only field women too can be just badass. The Dabangg star is trained in MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) and has done some hardcore action in movies like Akira and Force2. From jumping out of moving cars to smash the bad guys the actress has proved that she is a Force to be reckoned with.

Taapsee Pannu

Her brief role in Baby impressed everyone,  she actually performed the hand to hand combat scene herself. Taapsee learnt judo, MMA, and even Krav Maga for her role in the Baby spinoff Naam Shabana. This actress who is a fitness freak has left her fans impressed with her capability in shooting hi-end stunts.

Jaqueline Fernandez

This Sri Lankan beauty left her fans impressed as walked through some daredevil action sequences with ease. She not only performed a fencing scene in Race 2 but also rejected a body double for her International film project, Definition of Fear. Jacky did all the action sequences herself.

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