10 Most Famous Indian Women

Known as Saint Teresa of Calcutta, she was an Albanian-Indian Roman Catholic nun and missionary, honored for her charitable work.

1. Mother Teresa (1910-1997)

The first and only female Prime Minister of India, known for her political intransigency and centralization of power.

2. Indira Gandhi (1917-1984)

An Indian badminton player, she is the first Indian to become the badminton world champion and has won two consecutive medals at the Olympic Games.

3. P. V Sindhu

A symbol of resistance during the Indian Rebellion of 1857, she was the Queen of Jhansi.

4. Rani Lakshmibai (1828-1858)

An Indian actress and film producer, she's known for her work in Bollywood and her contributions to various causes.

5. Anushka Sharma

An actress known for her versatility in Bollywood, she also advocates for causes like girls' education.

6. Kareena Kapoor Khan

A former world No. 1 in doubles tennis, she's the highest-ranked female player ever from India and an advocate for women's sports.

7. Sania Mirza

A professional badminton player and former world No. 1, she's achieved numerous milestones in badminton for India.

8. Saina Nehwal

A political activist and poet, she was a key figure in India's struggle for independence, known as the 'Nightingale of India'.

9. Sarojini Naidu (1879-1949)

An accomplished boxer, she's won several World Championships and an Olympic bronze medal, contributing to women's sports in India.

10. Mary Kom

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