Bollywood is an aspiration for many and this year was a marquee year as many fresh faces proved their talent in acting.
From thrillers to love stories, filmmakers explored all kinds of scripts allowing young actors to explore and showcase their talent. Some stood out as they embodied their character par excellence and carved a niche for themselves in tinsel town.
Here are the top eight female debutants that made their mark in 2019:
From her nuanced acting to her young girl charm, Ananya has sure made a splash even with just two films to her credit. With just the right mix of humour and honesty in every public appearance, she has managed a large following across the country.
Having her style game always on point, Tara Sutaria is a delicate but powerful package. Making her B-town debut with Student of the Year 2, she has quickly made a place for herself in fans’ hearts with her beautiful smile and love for fashion.
Every year, Salman Khan launches one star kid and this year this fortunate person was Mahesh Manjrekar’s daughter, Saiee Manjrekar. The actress couldn’t have dreamed of getting a better launch than with Dabangg 3. While earlier there were reports that Mahesh’s elder daughter Ashwami Manjrekar is going to be launched in the Salman Khan film.
All rumours died down when Salman Khan revealed that it is rather the younger daughter who is making her debut this year.
It’s been just four days since the release of Dabangg 3, and it is already reigning at the box office with a collection of Rs 91.85 crore. Saiee also celebrated her first birthday after her big debut today.
Ankita Lokhande was a known name in the TV industry before she appeared on the big screen in Kangana Ranaut’s Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi. But being a popular name in television hasn’t ensured her a smooth entry into Bollywood. Ankita had to struggle a lot for her big break. The actress will be next seen in Ahmed Khan’s action film Baaghi 3, which stars Tiger Shroff and Shraddha Kapoor.
Daughter of Mohnish Bahl and granddaughter of legendary actress Nutan, Pranutan Bahl is born with acting genes.Pranutan made her debut with Nitin Kakkar’s Notebook. It was opposite another newcomer, Zaheer Iqbal. Pranutan has started working on her second film, a comedy drama Helmet with the extremely talented Aparshakti Khurana.
The promo of the film was recently released which promises to be a laugh riot high on great content. Pranutan is currently shooting for Helmet in Varanasi.
With Karan Deol, Sunny Deol launched another newcomer in Pal Pal Dil Ke Paas. A Shimla girl, Sahher Bammba marked her Bollywood debut with the film and how. The actress played a Dilli ki vlogger and played her part quite convincingly. She was energetic and showed the emotions of love and vulnerability, just as the role demanded. While she received good reviews for her part in Pal Pal Dil Ke Paas,. She has to wait before she signs her second film.
Sharmin Segal made her debut opposite Meezaan in Malaal. Despite being the niece of the acclaimed filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali, it was not easy for the actress to land the role. She had to go through an extensive audition process before her name was finalised for the film produced by her uncle. Before appearing on the big screen, Sharmin attended Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute. She also worked as an assistant director in films like Mary Kom and Bajirao Mastani.