Every person who goes to Mumbai dreams of becoming the next Bollywood superstar. Success does not come easy and surely, it is not necessary that it begins with the silver screen. There have been many who have debuted through television before entering Bollywood. Let’s talk about some of them.
Everyone knows the Badshah of Bollywood King khan. King khan started his career in acting in tv serials like Circus and Fauji which aired on DD national. Circus serial was a drama and Fauji was an action genre. In Fauji, king khan played a role of Abhimanyu rai and in circus he played a role of ‘Shekharan’ who was a Malayali circus person. Shahrukh khan started his career in 1992 in a film “Deewana”. From this to the films like “Kal ho na ho”, “Chak de India” where king khan charmed his audience.
2. Prachi Desai
Prachi Desai was worked on a Tv show “Kasam Se” which aired on Zee TV. She played the role of Bani and she was a lead protagonist. She stepped in Bollywood by making her debut in film “Rock On”. Prachi Desai became an ideal character for her fans. She did an extreme transformation from sweet look to the sensuous avatar in Siddharth Malhotra’s film “Ek Villain”.
3. Sushant singh Rajput
Sushant Singh Rajput was starred in tv serial “Kis desh mai hai mera dil” and “Pavitra Rishta”. Also in dance shows like “Zara nachke dikha” and “Jhalak dikh laa jaa”. Then he entered into film industry by making his debut in a film “Kai po Che”. And also, in “P.K”, “Shuddh desi romance”. In 2016 the highest grossing biopic “MS Dhoni: The Untold Story” for which he got the film fare award for best actor. He was the most versatile actor ever. The actor who graced the silver screen with a variety of outstanding performances.
4. Yami Gautam.
She is known for her role in Lehar Mathur in Ye Pyaar Na Hoga Kam which broadcasted on Colors TV. she has likewise acted in Rajkumar Aaryan and made her TV debut in Chand Key Paar Chalon. She has also worked in Meethi Choori No.1 and Kitchen Champion Season 1, which were unscripted tv shows. She entered in industry by featuring in Vicky Donor. Her different movies are Action Jackson, Badlapur and Sanam Re. Also, in Kaabil, Balapur, Uri: surgical strike which is one of the highest grossing films of Bollywood and she has also won the best female debut in film fare awards.
5. Ayushman Khurana
The entertainer with different talents previously was seen at an unscripted TV drama on Channel V called Popstars when he was 17 and also most youthful member on the show. He later performed in MTV Roadies. Later subsequent to graduating, he filled in as a radio station personality on Big FM, Delhi and furthermore won numerous honours for it. Not just this, he further filled in as a video jockey on MTV Was sup, The Voice of Youngistaan. He has likewise effectively facilitated numerous shows such as India’s Got Talent and Music Ka Maha Muqqabla and Just Dance, on Colors TV and Star Plus respectively. He made his entrance into the entertainment world by featuring in Vicky Donor. The film was a huge success for him. Today, he is the most promising actors in the film industry with successful films like Andhadhun and Badhai Ho on his name.
Vidya Balan began her profession by acting in Hum Paanch in which she played the personality of Radhika. After Hum Paanch she acted in Bhaalo Theko, which was a Bengali component film which further handled her with a role of Parineeta. She later featured in Lage Raho Munnabhai which was a huge achievement. She is known for her films like Paa, Ishqiya, No One Killed Jessica, The Dirty Picture and Kahaani.
This incredibly skilled entertainer began his profession by working in TV serials like Chanakya, Chandrakant, Bharata Ek Khoj, Banegi Apni Baat, Sparsh, Sara Jahan Hamara and furthermore Shrikant and Anoogoonj which broadcasted on Doordarshan. He likewise acted in a teleplay called Laal Ghas Par Neele Ghode, where he played the personality of Lenin. He made his Bollywood debut with Rog (2005), which was a triumph. His striking Bollywood films incorporate Slumdog Millionaire, New York I Love You, Paan Singh Tomar, The Lunchbox, Haider and some more. He has likewise featured in barely any Hollywood ventures including The Amazing Spiderman, Jurassic World and Life of Pi. He has won a National Film Award for his work in Paan Singh Tomar.
Gracey Singh acted in a TV sequential named Amaanat which broadcasted on Zee TV, prior to acting in movies. Later acting in Hum Aapke Dil Me Rehte Hain. She is referred to for her lead function as Gauri in the film Lagaan and was a blockbuster hit. Her other striking works are Armaan, Munnabhai M.B.B.S, Gangaajal among others. She has been awarded Filmfare Award, IIFA grant and has won the Screen grant for her work in Lagaan.