Many prominent Bollywood stars began their acting careers on television. These B-town bigwigs cannot disclaim their connection to television, regardless of how well-liked or unsuccessful the shows were. Even the famous Shah Rukh Khan got his start watching the idiot box.
After entering the acting career many stars realised the need of moving towards the big screen to get more fame and showcase their acting skills to the vast audience as many don’t watch daily telenovelas. Additionally, Bollywood gave these performers the chance to take on several roles in each film for which they are chosen.
Vidya was popular for her tom boy role as Radhika Mathur in Hum Paanch, before getting her first break in Vidhu Vinod Chopra-Pradeep Sagar’s directorial Parineeta.
The praise for her acting skills was followed by box office hits in Lage Raho Munna Bhai and Bhool Bhulaiyaa. Her appearances in the romantic comedy Heyy Baby and Kismat Konnection received unfavorable reviews.
The Chand Ke Paar Chalo television series gave the Vicky Donor actress her big start, and she next worked on Yeh Pyaar Na Hoga Kam before venturing into Bollywood films. She also appeared in numerous South Indian movies.
Despite being preceded by a few subpar movies, with the exception of the thriller Badlapur, the vengeance drama Kaabil, the action war movie Uri: The Surgical Strike, and the satirical comedy Bala were among Gautam’s biggest box office hits.
A 33 year old actress before getting her first debut in Abhishek Kapoor’s directed film ‘Rock on’ was known for her contribution in television series as Bani in ‘Kasam Se.’
Life Partner, Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai, Bol Bachchan, and I, Me Aur Main are some of her other prominent roles. In India, she also serves as the spokesman, brand ambassador, and face of Neutrogena and Goa tourism. Desai represents Lux Lyra as a brand ambassador.
With the television serial opera Mujhse Kuchh Kehti…Yeh Khamoshiyaan, she made her acting debut in 2012, and she then starred in Kumkum Bhagya. With Vikas Bahl’s biographical film Super 30, Thakur made her Bollywood debut in 2019.
Additionally, she made two appearances in 2021 music videos: “Bad Boy x Bad Girl” with Badshah and “Aise Na Chhoro” with Guru Randhawa.
Before we had noticed the heartthrob, Mouni Roy’s first debut in Reema Kagti’s 2018 film Gold, Roy appeared in numerous sitcoms, including Devon Ke Dev Mahadev and Kyonki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi.
As a shape-shifting serpent in the supernatural drama Naagin, Roy rose to become one of the highest-paid Hindi television actresses.
The superhero trilogy Brahmstra, starring Ranbir Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, and Amitabh Bachchan, was Roy’s major project in 2022.
She was also supposed to portray the female lead in Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s Bole Chudiyan, but she left the project because of disagreements with the movie’s producers.