TV To Bollywood.Actresses Who Started Their Career From TV.

Bollywood is often called Big Screen and the emerging television industry is known as a small screen.

It has been seen that celebs from the big screen often went to the small screen to promote their movies and host some reality shows.

However, most of the celebs from the small screen often dream to feature in the full-length Bollywood movies.

Well, some gorgeous actresses got the chance to feature in Bollywood movies.

We have created a list of actresses who won the hearts of the audience by their actions on both small screens as well as a big screen.

Vidya Balan

Vidya Balan is one of the most talented actresses working in the industry nowadays.

She got the recognition as a most versatile actress due to her selection of scripts. Now, she usually does women-centric movies.

Vidya is also praised for her inspiring struggle to become the most sought Bollywood actress. She started her acting career with the comic series ‘Hum Paanch’ back in the 90s.

Later Vidya Balan made her Bollywood debut in 2005 with the movie Parineeta opposite Sanjay Dutt and Saif Ali Khan.

Prachi Desai

Prachi Desai rose to fame after her iconic role of Bani in the serial Kasam Se.

After the serial, she got offers from Bollywood and she did movies like Rock Onn!!, Life Partner, I Me aur Main, Life Partner, Once Upon A Time In Mumbai, Bol Bachchan, and Azhar.

Prachi also won the Filmfare award for the best female debutant.


Bhagyashree Patwardhan is a famous Indian actress known for her acting in Bollywood, Tamil, Marathi, Telugu, and Kannada movies.

Bhagyashree made her acting debut with the blockbuster movie Maine Pyaar Kiya for which she won the best female debut actress award.

Little do you know that Bhagyashree has been part of TV serials as well titled Laut Aao Trisha and CID.

Mouni Roy

Mouni Roy is a model turned actress. She began her acting career with the famous serial Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi.

Later she was seen in the mythological show Devon Ke Dev Mahadev.

She rose to fame with her hit TV serial Naagin and now she is doing Bollywood movies.

Surveen Chawla

Surveen Chawla started her acting career from TV serials. She has been part of some famous shows like Kahiin to Hoga, Kaajjal, and Kasautii Zindagi Kay.

Surveen got the chance to do movies like Hate Story 2, Ugly, Parched, etc.

Yami Gautam

Yami Gautam became a sensation when she debuted in Bollywood with the movie Vicky Donor opposite Ayushmann Khurrana in 2012.

However, Yami has been pretty active in the TV industry since 2008. She has been in the serial Yeh Pyaar Na Hoga Kam. She has done many movies in Bollywood as a lead actress.

Gracy Singh

Gracy Singh is an Indian actress who has done some brilliant movies in Bollywood that include Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India, and Munna Bhai M.B.B.S.

Little do you know that Gracy Singh started her acting career with the TV serial Amanat.

She later did another TV show Santoshi Maa.

Mandira Bedi

Mandira Bedi is a fashion designer and television presenter. She became a celebrity after essaying the titular role in the 1994 TV show Shanti which was aired on Doordarshan.

Mandira has done a few movies essaying character roles as well as lead roles.

Hansika Motwani

Hansika Motwani who became famous after playing the lead actress in the movie Aapka Suroor opposite Himesh Reshammiya.

Hansika was active in the industry and did many shows and movies as a child artist. She also appeared in the famous serial Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi.

Ayesha Takia

Ayesha Takia has featured in many Bollywood movies. She made her sensational debut with the movie Taarzan: The Wonder Car for which she won Filmfare Best Debut Actress Award.

Before making her Bollywood debut she has done a few ad films like Complan ad and did TV shows like Disney Hours and a few music videos as well.

Mona Singh

Mona Singh is a famous Bollywood actress and television presenter.

She rose to fame after essaying the eponymous heroine in the comic serial titled Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahin.

She has been part of many TV shows and web shows as well. She has done a few Bollywood movies like 3 Idiot, and Utt Patang.

Sakshi Tanwar

Sakshi Tanwar is a famous TV actress better known for her serials like Kahaani Ghar Ghar Ki, and Bade Achhe Lagte Hain.

She made her Bollywood debut opposite Aamir Khan in the movie Dangal.

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