Posted Thu, August 11, 2011 4:05pm IST

A typical Yash Raj film heroine is known for her ethereal beauty. Rakhee, Sridevi, Madhuri Dixit, Juhi Chawla…they all possessed some distinguishing quality that landed them a coveted Yash Raj offer. So what exactly are the pre-requisites for starring in one of these larger-than-life movies directed by Yash Chopra or one of his team?

Why, amongst so many pretty faces that Bollywood is home to, do only these stars fit the vision of the YRF leading lady. The puzzle seems pretty easy to solve: all these actresses, along with beauty and grace, were depicted with a dreamlike quality that which made them stand out from the crowd.