7 Indian movies about women taking revenge.

7 Movies about women taking revenge – Indian films where females take revenge and punish their culprits – Apoorva, NH10, Anjaam.

While Bollywood has been a male dominating Industry with thousands of movies based on the tale of a man taking revenge from a man who did something wrong to his family or him, there has also always been filmmakers who showed women as their protagonist punishing the bad guys and taking revenge.

Here we have picked 7 movies when women took matter in their hands and fought for themselves.



Anjaam features Madhuri Dixit who takes revenge from a man – played by Shah Rukh Khan – who gets obsessed with her and kills her husband.


Apoorva tells the tale of a young woman who is kidnapped by a local gang but she fights back and manages to escape while taking a revenge from them. The film stars Tara Sutaria in leading role.


NH10 stars Anushka Sharma who fights a gang after she becomes an eye vitness in an honor killing incident and her boyfriend gets murdered as well.


Mai is a web series which features Sakshi Tanwar as a mom who unfolds the mystery of the death of her daughter and punishes the culprits.


Starring Raveena Tandon as a mom, Maatr, tels the story where a mother and daughter are assaulted by a group of men. While the daughter dies, mom escapes the death and plans to take a revenge.

Hate Story.

Hate Story is an Indian movie franchise which features women taking revenge from people who hurt them. The films features Paoli Dam, Zareen Khan, Surveen Chawla and Urvashi Rautela.

Insaaf The Justice.

Insaaf – The Justice features Namrata Shirodkar as the wife of an IAS officer who is assaulted by the son of a female politician. After her husband also gets killed, the woman, seeks revenge.

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