Time and again, these women have proved that age is nothing but a number. From actress Aishwarya Rai to author Arundhati Roy, here are some of the most stunning women who aren’t letting the four-plus decades slow down their career. Not only are these women drop-dead gorgeous, but they have careers to boot.

Sapna Bhavnani, 45

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A celebrity hairstylist, Sapna Bhavnani has also contributed to the field of fashion, entertainment, photography, and reality television. A staunch feminist, this feisty woman never hesitates to voice out her opinions on serious issues.


Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, 43

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Often regarded as one of the most beautiful women in the world, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan looks stunning as ever and her recent appearance in Karan Johar’s Ae Dil Hai Mushkil proves that she can definitely give competition to 20 year olds.


Arundhati Roy, 55

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Author Arundhati Roy is one woman who needs no introduction. Twenty years after she won a Booker prize for her novel The God of Small Things, she is now back with her new novel titled The Ministry of Utmost Happiness, which is set to release next year.


Twinkle Khanna, 42

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An interior designer, newspaper columnist, film producer, author and a former film actress, is there anything that Twinkle Khanna cannot do? Also a staunch feminist, Twinkle is in the news these days with the launch her second novel, The Legend of Laxmi Prasad, which is a collection of short stories.


Lillete Dubey, 63

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A veteran in the industry, Lillete Dubey stole our hearts in Mira Nair’s Monsoon Wedding and will be next seen in Aparna Sen’s Sonata, which also stars Shabana Azmi.  We’re definitely waiting for this one.