These beauties from the small screen can give the leading ladies of Bollywood a run for their money if they decide to make it big in Bollywood. They have everything, what it takes to be a successful Bollywood actress. We have compiled a list of TV actresses that need to make their Bollywood debut now!
1. Mouni Roy
One of the most loved faces of Indian Television, Mouni made her debut with Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi and never looked back since. With shows like Kasturi, Do Saheliyaan, Devon Ke Dev…Mahadev, Junoon – Aisi Nafrat Toh Kaisa Ishq, Naagin in her kitty, she has gained a lot of popularity. She is a trained Kathak dancer as well!
2. Sanaya Irani
Sanaya started out as a model and made her debut with a cameo in Fanaa movie. Her first lead role was in Miley Jab Hum Tum making her a popular face. Here role in Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon? is also quite famous. She has received three ‘Face of The Year’ awards and was the only television actress to be included in People Magazine’s forty most beautiful women. She was titled the 3rd Sexiest Asian Woman Alive!
3. Jennifer Winget
Surprisingly, Jennifer has worked as a child artist in the films Raja Ko Rani Se Pyar Ho Gaya and Kuch Naa Kaho. She has been a part of many famous shows like Kasautii Zindagii Kay, Kyaa Hoga Nimmo Kaa, Kahin To Hoga, Dill Mill Gayye, Teri Meri Love Stories, Saraswatichandra. Eastern Eye placed her at 21st position on its list of World’s Sexiest Asian Women for 2012.
4. Drashti Dhami
Drashti is recognized for her roles in the shows Dill Mill Gayye, Geet – Hui Sabse Parayi, Madhubala – Ek Ishq Ek Junoon and Ek Tha Raja Ek Thi Rani. In 2012, Eastern Eye placed her at the twelfth position in their ’50 Sexiest Asian Women’ list. Thereafter she remained in the top three spots for three consecutive years!
5. Krystle D’souza
Krystle began her acting career with the show Kahe Naa Kahe and went on to do shows like Kya Dill Mein Hai, Kasturi, Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil, Baat Hamari Pakki Hai. She played the lead in Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai and was seen in Ekk Nayi Pehchaan after that. She is currently a part of Brahmarakshas.
6. Sanjeeda Sheikh
One of the most renowned faces of Telly, Sanjeeda rose to fame with the show Kyaa Hoga Nimmo Kaa, where she played the lead. She also appeared in Kayamath, Ek Hasina Thi, Kya Dill Mein Hai, Jaane Pehchane Se Yeh Ajnabi, Piya Ka Ghar Pyaara Lage. She also participated in the dancing competition show Nach Baliye 3 with hubby Aamir Ali and won the competition.
7. Hina Khan
An MBA by profession, Hina became a homely face of Indian Television with her portrayal of Akshara Naitik Singhania in the TV show Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai. She was named in the Top 50 Sexiest Asian Women List by Eastern Eye in 2013 and 2014.
8. Asha Negi
Dehradun girl Asha was crowned Miss Uttarakhand in 2009. She made her debut with the show Sapnon Se Bhare Naina, was later seen in Bade Acche Lagte Hain, Pavitra Rishta, Ek Mutthi Aasmaan, Kumkum Bhagya and Kuch Toh Hai Tere Mere Darmiyaan. She won Nach Baliye 6 along with her partner Rithvik Dhanjani.
9. Nia Sharma
Nia began her television career with the show Kaali- Ek Agnipariksha. She was then seen in Behnein, Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hain, Jamai Raja. She was the first Indian television actress to go bald for an onscreen role as a cancer patient. She was ranked No. 5 in the Top 50 Sexiest Asian Women List by Eastern Eye.
10. Ankita Lokhande
The famous girl from the TV show Pavitra Rishta, Ankita Lokhande dated her co-star Sushant Singh Rajput for a long time before parting ways. There were many rumours of her making her movie debut in a Sanjay Leela Bhansali movie but there have been no confirmations yet.