Actresses who were once just normal people like you and me, who didn’t have a name, who didn’t have the fame, they all started with small roles and no name in the field. But, now they have grown up as the Hindi TV Channel industry is growing and the TV shows are getting known all over the world.
Some of the popular actors started their career with modelling or small roles in the TV shows and now they have a big name in the industry, it is a possibility that you don’t know them by their real name but you know them by these character names like – Madhubala of Madhubala – Ek Ishq Ek Junoon show on Colors (DrashtiDhami), Pragya Arora of KumkumBhagya on ZEE TV(SritiJha), Khushi Kumari Gupta Singh Raizada of Issh Pyaar Ko Kyaa Naam Doon(Sanaya Irani), Ragini of Swaragini (Tejaswi Prakash), Jeevika of EK Hazaaroon Main Meri Behna Hain (Krystle Dsouza) and the very popular Kumud of Saraswatichandra (Jennifer Winget) and many more.
These actresses started their career in modelling, in media and television advertisements before coming in the industry of entertainment.
1. Drashti Dhami
Have you remembered the music video “SaiyyanDil Mein Aana Re” was the debut by Drashti Dhami and thereafter she appeared as Dr Muskaan in the show “Dil Mill Gaye” on STAR ONE channel? Again She appeared in various shows such as “Geet – Hui Sabse Parayi” which was cult hit show. She also appeared in fiction drama show Madhubala Ek Junoon which made her a household name. Drishti Dhami had won 6th season of Indian dance reality show named “Jhalak Dikhla Jaa” in which choreography was done by Salman Yussuff Khan.
2. Sriti Jha
SritiJha started her career with the role of Malini Sharma in “Dhoom Machao Dhoom”. She appeared in many shows in small roles including the popular Life Ok show Dil Se Di Dua… Saubhagyavati Bhava and Balika Badhu as Ganga. But apart from all the shows she got instant fame and recognition from the show “KumKum Bhagya” which is being telecasted by ZEE TV and she is popular with the name of “Pragya” in the show.
3. Sanaya Irani
Sanaya Irani was also a model in India who turned as an actress and in Left Right Left in a side role and in “Miley Jab Hum Tum” show, she played her role as the lead actress in “Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon”, “Chhanchhan” and “Rangrasiya” were also those in which she also appeared. But the role of Khushi in Iss Pyar ko Kya Naam Doon got her much appreciation and world recognition, currently in Turkey people are watching the show and going crazy for the lead pairs Barun and Sanaya.
4. Kystle Dsouza
Kystle was model, then she entered in television. She started as an antagonist in Kiss Desh Main hain mera dil and also got appreciation for her looks and acting skills. But people loved her role as Jeevika the caring sister in Ek Hazaroon Main Meri Behna Hain. Now she ramps walk for popular designer lines.
5. Jennifer Winget
Jennifer started her career very early as child artists in various shows as well as movies, she has completed around 20 years in the industry. She played many popular characters has been appreciated also. But the epic show Saraswatichandra based on novel gave her high profile actress image which many can’t touch also. She is very talented and prowess acting skills.
They all didn’t have the name and fame, therefore it was too hard to achieve it, but they made it and now they are a role model to many people, they too have a fan following which is now a part of their legacy.
As a newcomer, one has to put in at least 12 to 16 hours every day, which makes one reach a saturation point quite early, but they made it to the end, it’s not about a few there are many in the industry who made the characters alive by their hard work and passion to their work.