Bollywood is a home ground for diverse talent. Be it acting, singing, direction or production, an actor here is involved in multiple tasks altogether. There is no dearth of talented people here. And since Bollywood encourages talent, many people come here from diverse backgrounds to explore their potential.
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Talking about diverse backgrounds, Modelling is one such field from where people come in movies in large numbers. A large number of actors and actresses from modeling industry have reached zeniths in Bollywood.
But being popular in ramp walk and acting are 2 separate things. How these actresses achieved success in both the fields is something really applaudable.
Below is the list of 5 such actresses who hail from modeling. All these actresses are big names now and are ruling millions of hearts. But what is most noteworthy is their journey to stardom. Starting off with a small success and reaching out to be a superstar of Bollywood takes a lot of efforts and persistence. They truly deserve praise!
When we talk about top models and actresses, Priyanka Chopra definitely top the charts. After winning the Miss World Pageant in 2000, she made her Bollywood debut with The Hero – Love Story of a Spy in 2003.
Success did not come to the actress immediately. She faced a lot of struggles and failures before she went on to become a superstar.
And today, Priyanka is regarded as not only a Bollywood superstar but an international superstar as well. Today she is a successful actress, singer, and producer.
Not just that, she is also the leader of a popular American TV series, Quantico.
2.Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
PC and Aishwarya Rai are 2 people who are mostly recognized for their exceptional talent. Aishwarya is the gorgeous lady in the whole world.
But her beauty could not win her stardom when she first stepped in Bollywood after winning the title of Miss World 1994.
She went through a lot of struggle to establish herself as a noteworthy actress. And today, she is regarded and respected as one of the best actresses of Bollywood.
Deepika has a huge fan following among all the Bollywood actresses. Everybody knows she made her debut with the movie Om Shanti Om.
But not many are familiar with her modeling career. Before stepping into this industry, she was a successful model.
Deepika appeared in few commercials, before which she made her first acting appearance in the song of Himesh Reshammiya’s album Aap Ka Suroor.
Deepika is one of the actresses who achieved success in acting as soon as she stepped in. Unlike many other models turned actresses, Deepika was a super hit actress just after her debut with Om Shanti Om.
And today, her songs even feature among the top most popular songs of Bollywood. You can check all the latest Hindi tracks here on Bestoftheyear.in.
The Miss Universe of 1994 has also achieved a lot of fame in the acting world.
Her million-dollar smile won everybody’s heart. She is a perfect combination of beauty with brains. Her on-screen presence, charming smile, and strong character portrayals have got her immense popularity among the top Bollywood Queens.
Lara Dutta is one of the most famous models who has achieved a lot of titles in her modeling career.
She won Miss Intercontinental in 1997 and then Miss Universe in 2000.
However, unlike her modeling career, her acting could not give her much success. Even though she has featured in numerous films and is popular all over the world, she is not counted among the top actresses of Bollywood.
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