• Vidya Balan
    Bollywood actress Vidya BalanReuters
  • Katrina Kaif
    • Success of films like “Tees Maar Khan” (2010) and specially her chart-buster song sequence "Sheila Ki Jawani". • Her special appearance and item song in “Chikni Chameli” song of Karan Malhotra’s forthcoming film “Agneepath”.Reuters
  • Kareena Kapoor
    Kareena Kapoor Speaks Out on Ranbir-Katrina Bikini PicturesReuters
  • Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
    Aishwarya Rai BachchanREUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
  • Priyanka Chopra
    • Release of her first music album • Voted as the Hottest Girl of 2011 by Maxim India • Declared the Best Dressed Woman of the Year by People magazineReuters
  • Nargis Fakhri
    • Made her Bollywood debut in “Rockstar”(2011) • Selected as brand ambassador for Van Heusen WomanOfficial site, "Rockstar&
  • Deepika Returns to “Race 2”
    Actress Deepika Padukone, who walked away from Ramesh Taurani's "Race 2", is reportedly back on board. The development came after the actress met the producer on Wednesday. Earlier, the annoyed producer filed a case against Deepika when she suddenly quit “Race 2” after shooting for six days.Reuters
  • Rani Mukherjee
    She was not popular initially but with the success of films like "Kuch Kuch Hota Hai" "Black", "Hum Tum" and "Veer Zara", she proved her versatility.Reuters
  • Kangana Ranaut
    • Bikini sequences in "Rascals"Official site: "Rascals&q

Bollywood actresses are usually always in the news, whether for good reasons or bad. The year almost over was no different; everyone from Aishwarya Rai Bachchan to Kangana Ranaut made the headlines.

Some, like Kareena Kapoor, were more than a tad fortunate, with two enormous box office hits - "Bodyguard" and "Ra. One"; others, like Vidya Balan, had perhaps more controversial years than they would have liked.

Check out the list of the actresses who made the biggest headlines for 2011...