Every actor wants to make it big in Bollywood. No matter how much successful they are on small screen but they want to make it up in Bollywood some day. And these actors did the same. Though television is not considered small now a days, but these celebs went on to make their dream debut in Bollywood. While some of them shone and some other couldn’t make it big.
Here’s 10 TV actors who impressed everyone with their Bollywood debut:
1- Sushant Singh Rajput
Sushant was a household name when he was a part of the famous TV show ‘Pavitra Rishta‘. Later on, he left small screen and made his Bollywood debut with the movie ‘Kai Po Che’ followed by ‘MS Dhoni’.
2- Mrunal Thakur
Mrunal made her TV debut from the show ‘Kumkum Bhagya’ where she was playing the role of Bulbul, the sister of the main lead actress. She dropped the show midway and made her debut in Bollywood with ‘Love Sonia’, in which her performance was highly appreciated. She later on worked with Hrithik Roshan in ‘Super 30’.
3- Prachi Desai
Prachi became a household name as Bani with her show ‘Kasam Se’. The show was a major hit. Later she made her Bollywood debut with the movie ‘Rock On‘, for which she also received ‘Best Female Debut Actress’ award. She went to work in movies like Azhar, Once Upon A Time In Mumbai and more.
4- Yami Gautam
Yami got famous as Lehar in the show ‘Yeh Pyar Na Hoga Kam’. She made her Bollywood debut alongside the multi talented Ayushmann Khurrana in ‘Vicky Donor‘. She was appreciated for her role.
5- Rajeev Khandelwal
Every girl had a crush over him when he starred in ‘Kahin to Hoga’ as Sujal. He made her Bollywood debut with ‘Aamir’ and his performance was highly appreciated by all.
6- Hansika Motwani
Who doesn’t know her? The cute girl from Shaka Lala Boom Boom went to make her Bollywood debut as a child artist in the ‘Koi Mil Gaya’. Later at the age of 16, she starred in Tera Surroor alongside Himesh Reshammiya.
7- Gurmeet Chaudhary
Gurmeet rose to fame on TV playing the role of Lord Ram in Ramayan. Later he participated in many reality shows. He made his Bollywood debut in 2015 with the movie ‘Khamoshiyan’.
8- R Madhavan
Our very own Maddy, who can still make girls weak on their knees started off as a Tv actor in Banegi Apni Baat. Soon after he gained popularity in Tamil film industry and went on to work in Bollywood too.
9- Vidya Balan
Vidya starred in a TV show called ‘Hum Paanch’. Before making her Bollywood debut in ‘Parineeta’, Vidya debuted in Bengali film industry.
10- Shah Rukh Khan
Known as King of Bollywood, SRK too started his career as a TV star. He worked in serials like ‘Fauji’ and ‘Circus’. He later made his Bollywood debut with the movie ‘Deewana’ alongside Divya Bharti and Rishi Kapoor, and then there was no looking back. And as we all know now he is ruling Bollywood.