There was a time when Bollywood divas were known to be just fashion icons. But the times are changing and our leading ladies are coming out to do things they are passionate about.

Here are five women in Bollywood who have passions other than acting:

Raveena Tandon – Wildlife Photography

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The 43-year-old actress has immense love for wildlife and from this comes her passion for wildlife photography. Tandon has only recently developed interest in this field. She even displayed 78 of her photographs at an exhibition at Mumbai’s Jehangir Art Gallery.

2. Kangana Ranaut – Cooking

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The national award winning actress is extremely interested in cooking and is rather good at it. She often cooks for the cast of the movie she is working with.

The 31-year-old actress cooked Dal Tadka and Bhindi for the entire crew during the shooting of ‘Queen’ in Paris. The story is that Ranaut came forward to cook for them as they were tired of eating pasta and pizza and were craving for some ‘desi’ food.

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3. Gul Panag – Offroad Driving

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The talented model, pilot, actor, former beauty queen, and also politician is a fan of off-road driving.  Her fondness for off-roading is so intense that she even has an infotainment adventure documentary called “Offroad with Gul Panag” on the Discovery Channel. The series has three episodes till now where Panag is seen off-roading with her friend Swati on the terrains of Leh-Ladakh in a Mahindra Scorpio.

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4. Juhi Chawla – Singing

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The 50-year-old actress has a love for singing. She is a trained classical singer. Apart from the formal training, she also practices for about 2-3 hours in the morning daily.

5. Diya Mirza – Pottery

Mirza‘s love for pottery started on the sets of one of her early films and her interest kept on growing. The 31-year-old actress believes that working on the wheel is therapeutic as well as healing.

These actresses have already carved their niche in the industry and are not afraid to try something different, which is not related to their professional careers. Hats off to you, ladies!

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Kriti Dwivedi is an intern with SheThePeople.Tv

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