Kareena Kapoor Khan: Bebo played simply dressed characters in her debut ‘Refugee’, and later in ‘Dev’. On the contrary, she was the one who kicked off the size zero phenomena with ‘Tashan’
Anushka Sharma: She played the role of a salwar kameez clad-housewife in her debut film ‘Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi’, and in her very next movie, ‘Badmaash Company’, flaunted her curvaceous figure in a bikini
Deepika Padukone: Made her debut as the fully-covered 70’s heroine in ‘Om Shanti Om’, before joining the bikini brigade with flicks like ‘Housefull’ and ‘Cocktail’
Priyanka Chopra: PC is known for her depiction of ‘hot’ characters in films like ‘Aitraaz’, ‘Don’ and ‘Dostana’ among others. At the same time, she has experimented with simple looks in ‘Barsaat’ and, more recently, ‘Agneepath’
Lara Dutta: Like Priyanka, this former beauty queen also specialises in doing the audacious. To her credit, she also has tried her hand at playing the innocent villager in 'Mumbai Se Aaya Mera Dost' and 'Billu'
Ameesha Patel: The 'Kaho Na Pyaar Hai' actress stuck to the cute girl image for most part of her career, until she went for a modish makeover in ‘Thoda Pyaar Thoda Magic’
Sonam Kapoor: Started off in safe mode with Saawaariya', but realised soon enough that she had to add a dash of glamour to her career. Experimented with the same in ‘I Hate Luv Storys’, ‘Aisha’ and ‘Players’
Minissha Lamba: Was the serious Kashmiri woman in ‘Yahaan’ and a villager in ‘Well Done Abba’. In between, she slipped into a bikini in ‘Kidnap’, and looked hot in ‘Anthony Kaun Hai’
Jacqueline Fernandez: Starred as the simple, likeable Jasmine in 'Aladin', and soon enough scorched the screen with her item number in 'Housefull' before playing the bold model in 'Murder 2'
Prachi Desai: In 'Rock On!' Desai was the understanding housewife, and while there wasn’t much audacious about her role in 'Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai', she grabbed eyeballs with her polka-dotted ‘Bobby’ dress in the sensually picturised song ‘Pee Loon’
Amrita Rao: Portrayed ‘girl next door’ characters in ‘Ishq Vishk’ and ‘Vivah’ whilst also trying her hand at glamourous characters in 'My Name is Anthony Gonsalves' and 'Short Kut: The Con is On'
Sameera Reddy: Began her career with a completely deglam role in ‘Maine Dil Tujhko Diya’. Further, in ‘Red Alert’, she was an insurgent fighting in the Indian jungle. Apart from that, she has mostly featured in chic roles in films like ‘Musafir’, ‘One Two Three’, ‘De Dana Dan’, etc
Actors are bound to be versatile, so it isn't surprising that many of our current heroines have portrayed simple as well glamorous roles, and have pulled off both with ease