Many Bollywood stars started their career from small screen before coming to Silver screen. There are many big and small Bollywood actors but only few could taste the success. Here is the list of Top 15 actors who started their journey from television and are now shining in the Bollywood town.
Actors from TV Shows to Bollywood Films
Badhshah of Bollywood started his acting journey from Fauji and Circus before coming into movies. The first character Shahrukh performed was of a Commando, Abhimanyu Rai and later appeared in the TV serial Fauji.
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Vidya Baan started her career in 1995 with a TV serial Hum Paanch. She tried many times to enter Bollywood but failed. She kept being part of commercials and videos before she enter Bollywood.
Sushant Singh Rajput
Sushant Singh Rajput made his debut with Kai Po Che! But before entering movies Sushant started his Acting career with TV Serials. In 2008, Sushant got a role in the serial, Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil and later in Pavitra Rishta as the main lead. Sushant got a chance to become part of a reality show, Zara Nachke Dikha 2 and Jhalak Dikhla Jaa 4.
Aditya Roy Kapoor
Aditya got the fame from Aashiqui 2 but he has been in the limelight much before Aashiqui 2. Aditya started his career as a VJ on channel V. He was a part of many movies like London Dreams, Guzaarish, Action Replayy before Aashiqui 2.
The very pretty Prachi Desai got fame from TV series, Kasam Se. She became the talk of the town as soon as Kasam Se topped TRP’s. The fame took Prachi to Jhalakh Dikh La Ja 2 and then directly to Bollywood.
Irrfan Khan is a great actor and can be seen in many Bollywood as well as Hollywood movies but most of us don’t know that this great actor once shined on the small screen. Irrfan acted in many TV serials like Chanakya, Bharat Ek Khoj, Sara Jahan Hamara, Banegi Apni Baat, Chandrakanta, Sparsh and a few more.
Madhavan, yes Maddy of Rehna Hai Tere Dil Mein, was a Small Screen actor before coming into Bollywood. Madhavan began his acting career with a TV serial, Banegi Apni Baat and Ghar Jamai. R. Madhavan is a great actor, writer, film producer and a Television host too.
Ayushmaan is an anchor, actor, singer and a VJ. Got fame from Vicky Donor, Ayushmaan came into limelight with a reality show MTV Roadies season 2. He hosted shows and became a VJ. He worked in many shows. The brilliant multi talented Ayushmaan Khurrana stepped into Bollywood with Vicky Donor in 2012.
Rajeev is a great model, actor and host. Rajeev has been part of many TV serials like, Kahin To Hoga, CID, Time Bomb 9/11, Left Right Left. Rajeev hosted many TV shows as well like Dead ya no Deal and Sach ka Saamna. Rajeev has also been part of many Bollywood movies and is going great too.
Model, actor, VJ and a TV host, Manish Paul is very famous and is best known for his humor. Started career as a Host in Sunday Tango, Manish entered an acting career with TV serial Ghost Bana dost. Manish has been part of numerous shows and tele serials before coming to Bollywood Movies. Mickey Virus is a movie with Manish Paul in the lead role.
Model and Actor Pulkit Samrat made a mark in Bollywood with Fukrey and Bittoo Boss. Pulkit came into acting career through the small screen with serials like Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi and Kaho Na Yaar Hai.
Gracy Singh from Lagaan, yes she also started her career from the small screen. This beautiful smile adoring girl was first seen on Zee Tv in the serial Amanat before entering Bollywood movies.
Pankaj Kapoor, the famous Musaddi Lal from Office Office is a great actor who started his career from the small screen and made a mark in Bollywood movies too. But apart from Office Office Pankaj Kapoor has been part of numerous Tele serials starting from Karamchand in 1985.
A simple second door girl from the serial Shanti back in 1994 made her ways to Bollywood and is now back on 24 TV Series . This great actress has acted in many serials and movies and hosted the ICC cricket World Cup as well.
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A young girl Hansika chirped in the serial Shaka Laka Boom Boom and Des Mein Nikla Hoga Chand in 2001 is all grown up and has become an actress making mark in movies one after another. She is a well known actress today in Bollywood and Tollywood.