Bollywood industry has been changing a lot, with the kind of movies to the kind of efforts an actor puts into his role. The industry has stopped treating films like a joke and giving it the respect it deserves.
So when people decide to make entry in such a field, they have to chose something hatke else they'll one of those million fishes in the sea and can never stand out.
Earlier people used to debut with a typical love boy or lover girl role, with nothing interesting, no x factor in the movie, just a safe role that would promise a decent hit at the Box Office but today, the actors are not afraid to risk their career and chose a rather unconventional role to debut in the Bollywood industry so that they can grab headlines in the paper and show their acting prowess.
A recent example would be that of Bhumi Pednekar, who starred opposite Ayushmann Khurrana in Dum Laga Ke Haisha. The actress did not look anything like a conventional Bollywood heroine and neither was the role.
She debuted in the industry with the role of an overweight woman whose husband hates her but the story goes on to tell how love comes in all sizes. After making this brilliant debut, she has reduced a hell lot of weight and looks super hot, but the point is she dared to be different with her debut role.
Not just her, even her co-star Ayushmann had chosen the role of a sperm donor for his debut in the industry. The new entrants are not afraid to try something new, even when it comes to their risky debut roles.
Check out 9 such Bollywood stars in the industry who dared to debut with unconventional roles...
Bhumi Pednekar is the latest entry to the Bollywood brigade who debuted with a rather unconventional role, that of a over weight woman in Dum Laga Ke Haisha.
Parineeti Chopra chose to make her debut with a small role in the movie Ladies Vs Ricky Bahl, that of a Punjabi foodie who is obsessed with her guy.
Ayushmann Khurrana too made his debut in a rather unconventional role, that of a sperm donor in the movie, Vicky Donor.
Rajkummar debuted in the movie called Love Sex Aur Dokha, which was based on three sub-plots involving honour killings, MMS scandals, and sting operations, which had become recurring phenomena of TV news in India.
Kalki Koelchin grabbed headline with her bold prostitute role in the modern remake of Devdas movie, directed by Anurag Kashyap the movie was named Dev D.
Nawazuddin Siddiqui after years of struggle debuted in a feature film as the wedding singer Chakku in Prashant Bhargava's Patang.
Patralekha debuted in Citylights with the role of a poor man's wife who struggle in Mumbai to make ends meet.
Neil Nitin Mukesh
Actor Neil Nitin Mukesh decided to make his Bollywood debut with a crime thriller, Johnny Gaddar.
Chitrangada Singh gave a powerhouse performance in her very first movie, Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi with one of the most unconventional role.