As an ode to increasing acceptance of female leads around the world, 21-year-old Mumbai illustrator Shivani Gorle illustrates her favourites in a series called Queens OnScreen.
Here's Alia Bhatt as Kumari in Udta Punjab.
Kangana Ranaut as Rani in Queen.
Parminder Nagra as Jess in Bend It Like Beckham.
Kareena Kapoor as Geet in Jab We Met.
Sri Devi as Shashi in English Vinglish.
Deepika Padukone as Mastani in Bajirao Mastani.
Emma Watson as Hermione in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.
Rachel McAdams as Sacha in Spotlight.
Jennifer Lawrence as Joy in Joy.
Viola Davis as Aibileen in The Help.
Mélanie Laurent as Shoshanna in Inglourious Basterds.
Ellen Page as Juno in Juno.
Vidya Balan as Silk in The Dirty Picture.