The world of television saw many talented artists getting catapulted to stardom this year. Prominent ones being Kapil Sharma, Gauhar Khan, Sunil Grover, Elli Avram, VJ Andy, Ali Asgar, Kushal Tandon and the list goes on.
Kapil Sharma, who is no doubt popular from his performances on Comedy Circus, became a star after Comedy Nights With Kapil. From a stand-up comedian with a passion for singing, he became a Star who got awarded the Indian of the Year, for which he competed with likes of Bollywood superstars Shahrukh Khan and Deepika Padukone.
Gauhar Khan, one of the "Khan Sisters" shot to stardom with her recent reality show Bigg Boss season 7. Gauhar Khan along with Kushal Tandon became the talk of the town when they left the show together for a fight in the house. Gauhar Khan went on to win the season.
Sunil Grover, popularly known as Gutthi, from the popular Colors comedy show Colors TV Comedy Nights With Kapil, became a hot favourite in a very short period of time. There were speculations that one of the reasons why Kapil Sharma let go of the talented comedian from his show was because he was threatened by the popularity he gained from the show.
Elli Avram, Elisabet Avramidou Granlund, a Swedish Greek actress catapulted to stardom with her stay in Bigg Boss season 7. Salman Khan, host and Bollywood superstar, was very taken with this soft-spoken, sweet-singing, innocent beauty, who failed to plot and scheme during her stay in the Bigg Boss house. He even said that she is a lot like Katrina Kaif. And there are talks about Salman casting her in his upcoming film too.
Surbhi Jyoti, popularly known as Zoya from the super hit show Qubool Hai, has become a household name. Her portrayal of a modern Muslim girl has been widely appreciated. The actress shot to stardom soon after the show was aired.
Ali Asga, the Dadi of Comedy Nights With Kapil has been in the television industry for a very long time, but when he took the stage on Comedy Nights With Kapil, people sit dumb folded looking at his act.