They have all come from Indian television and carved a niche of their own- Successful film actors Shahrukh Khan, Vidya Balan, Sushant Singh Raput, Irfan Khan and even Ram Kapoor are all imports from the small screen! Some super-talented, some super-hot too- these TV stars have made it big through sheer talent! There’s suddenly a huge demand for new TV actors in Bollywood.
• Surveen Chawla has been one of the top female TV actors who has made it finally to Bollywood with ‘Hate Story 2’ along with ‘Dance Indian Dance’ fame Jay Bhanushali. These actors have been fairly successful on Indian Telly and have the talent to make it to the big screen.
• A very popular name on TV, Karan Singh Grover needs no introduction. He has a huge female fan base and with his upcoming thriller with Bipasha Basu, there seems to be nothing stopping him.
• Barun Sobti, playing the serious businessman on ‘Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon’ earned him accolades as well as fans. The handsome hunk will now be seen in 3 films in times to come.
• In the series ‘24’, Sapna Pabbi made an impressive debut on TV and has got a film in her kitty where she will be seen alongside hottie TV actor Gurmeet Chaudhary in a Mahesh Bhatt film. Gurmeet also begun with television and had Bollywood dreams!
• The chocolate boy Karan Wahi has been seen in serials since the age of 18, is now seen as a host of reality shows. This talented TV actor is now gearing up for his Bollywood debut.
• Mishal Raheja is a name you would reckon with in ‘Lagi Tujhse Lagan’ in which he became an overnight success! The handsome lad is all set to debut in ‘Budget Trip’ with a new look!
• ‘Miley Jab Hum Tum’ made him a household name as Mayank but his journey has reached its ultimate destination- Arun Bijlani is now shooting for his first Bollywood film.
Manish Paul, the guy with funny bone on television has already made his way to Bollywood. With stars like Kapil Sharma and even Kiku Sharda all set to make their launch in on the big screen, the bottom line states that Indian Telly stars are a powerhouse of talent and good looks; with some good films in their kitty, they may just reach new heights!