20 Famous Women of India - Happy Women's Day 2019

Author : Vaishali R

Successful Woman of India

There was a time when Women are locked inside doors, not allowed to express themselves, not allowed to work in fields which were driven by Men. Apparently, those days were gone now, Women now are ruling the world. Our Women are shining in all fields once which were considered as only for Men.

Today, one can see Women as an Astronaut, scientist, a CEO and even a Prime minister who is ruling a nation. Here are no limitations to any women to show their talent and win in this world.

As a tribute for Women’s Day, we at FOEHub are praising 20 phenomenal Women who are like a gem in their respective field.

Remembering these famous women on Women’s Day

Suneetha Reddy

Suneetha Reddy is the Managing director of Apollo Hospitals, one of the major hospitals in Asia. Though the hospital was founded by his father she joined the company in 1989. Under her leadership, the hospital grew really well in the global market.

She brought the first FDI in the healthcare industry in India and taken the company to list in the share market. Now Apollo hospitals touch the lives of more than 150 million individuals in more than 140 countries.

Nita Ambani

Nita Ambani is the wife of Mukesh Ambani who is the richest man in India. Even though she created her own identity as a prominent businesswoman.

She is the head of several Reliance enterprises like Dhirubhai Ambani International School, Reliance foundation and the Mumbai Indians IPL team.

Nita Ambani is a well-known face in India and is inspiring to many young women.

Sonia Gandhi

There is no introduction needed for Sonia Gandhi. She is the most powerful women in Indian politics and is the former president of the Indian National Congress.

She was the president of the party when its alliances UPA were in the term between 2004-2014.

Mamata Banerjee

Mamata Banerjee is another woman in politics who is very powerful and influential. She is the chief minister of West Bengal

Normally in politics, men will be dominating the most. Though she was very successful by starting a national party and became chief minister of a state.

Also, she was the first woman to serve as the Railway minister twice.

Anushka Sharma

After being a successful actor in Bollywood industries, Anushka Sharma also co-founded Clean slate films.

Under the company, she is producing many films and also become a successful businesswoman.

She is listed as one of the Powerful Women in India for the year 2018 by Fortune India.

Ekta Kapoor

Ekta Kapoor is the most celebrated Bollywood producer, television producer, and director. She is the joint Managing Director of Balaji Telefilms, which is a film producing company.

Under her production company, she produced many famous movies and also she introduced many good stars to the screen. In cinema Industry, she is the powerful women in India.

Chithra Ramakrishna

Chithra Ramakrishna is the first woman managing director and CEO of National Stock Exchange, one of the biggest stock markets in the world.

Because of her only, NSE reached new heights. She made very crucial decisions that made the NSE as the seventh largest in the world with a total listed capitalization of $1 trillion.

Roshini Nadar Malhotra

Roshini Nadar Malhotra is the CEO and executive director of HCL. She is the daughter of Shiv Nadar who is the founder of the company.

She is also a trustee of Shiv Nadar Foundation and runs many schools and colleges across India.

She was one of the most powerful women in the world by Forbes.

Mallika Srinivasan

Mallika Srinivasan is the chairperson and Chief executing officer of TAFE, one of the well-known tractor company.

She born and brought up in a small village in south Tamil Nadu. Still, with her hard work and talent, she reached this high position in his professional carrier.

She is also one of the board members in Tata Steels, Tata Global Beverages ltd., AGCO Corporation and Indian School of Business, Hyderabad.

Kiran Mazumdar Shaw

Kiran is a self-made millionaire who founded the biopharma company Biocon and is being the CEO the same.

She is one of the richest women in India. She started her company with only Rs.10000 as an investment and now it is one of Asia’s biggest biopharma company.

She is also a big philanthropist who is donating millions to charities to help the poor.

Gauri Khan

Gauri Khan is another celebrated woman in Bollywood. She is a film producer and an Interior Designer.

Along with his husband Shahrukh Khan, she started a production company Red Chilies Entertainment and they jointly produced many successful films.

Now, she is also the founder and CEO of Gauri Khan designs which is Interior design company and she designed for many building including the famous Antilia.

Shradha Sharma

Shradha Sharma is the founder and CEO of youtstory.com which is online media. She is now an icon in the Indian Start-up ecosystem.

She got many awards and especially she topped the Linkedin’s most viewed CEO under internet category.

Shobana Bhartia

Shobana Bhartia is the Chairperson and editorial director of Hindustan Times Group. She is one of the prominent women in print media Industry.

She is also closely associated with Congress party and was served a nominated member of Rajya Sabha.

In the year 2016, she was listed as the 93rd most powerful woman by Forbes.

Shikha Sharma

Shikha Sharma was the managing director and CEO of Axis Bank, the third largest private bank in India.

Under her leadership, assets of the bank grew up to 30 percent to $55bn in the year 2013. Also, she laid the foundation to ICICI Prudential and financial services.

Zia Mody

Zia Mody tops the list of India’s powerful Women by Fortune India. She is the founder of AZB and partners.

Zia Mody is considered as one of the legal giants and is renowned for her negotiating skills who plays a major role in many company acquisitions.

Deepika Padukone

Deepika Padukone is the very known Bollywood female lead actor. She is the highest paying actor in the industry.

Also, she is famous for his strong message towards feminism.

Priyanka Chopra

Priyanka Chopra is the Miss World winner in 2000, actress, singer, producer and a multi-talented personality.

She also became world famous with his entry in Hollywood series and movies. She is the first South Asian star to act in a Hollywood series named Quantico.

Saina Nehwal

Saina Nehwal is the badminton player who was the first Indian women to became the no.1 player in the world ranking.

She won the Bronze medal in 2012 Olympics games and won three times gold medal in commonwealth games.

When it comes to sports, Saina Nehwal is one of the iconic influential women in India.

Mithali Raj

This 36 years old cricketer is the feather in International Women’s cricket. Mithali Raj holds many records with her.

She is the captain of the Indian Women cricket team. Also, she is the lead run scorer in International Women’s cricket.

She also awarded with Arjuna award and Padma Shri.

P V Sindhu

P V Sindhu is another iconic badminton player in India. She is the first Indian woman to win an Olympic silver medal. She also won silver in Commonwealth games.

Happy Women’s Day

Remember every single woman out there who is running a family is always a champion and a winner.

The above-listed women came to a great height only because of their hard work as well as talent. So, if you find out your talent and work hard for it, definitely you will be also become like these most successful famous women. Keep it in mind who we are and what we capable of! Happy Women's Day

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