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Must Read: From Karishma Tanna, Ankita Lokhande To Kapil Sharma; Check Out These Popular Tv Faces Who Had FAILED Bollywood Debut

The challenging journey of Karishma Tanna, Kapil Sharma, and others as they struggle to find success in the film industry. Here’s the list of tv actors who were unsuccessful in Bollywood.

BollywoodMDB Team | Updated On: May 23, 2023 03:45 PM IST

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Must Read: From Karishma Tanna, Ankita Lokhande To Kapil Sharma; Check Out These Popular Tv Faces Who Had FAILED Bollywood Debut

The transition from the small screen to the silver screen has been a challenging journey for several renowned television actors who aspired to conquer Bollywood. Despite their popularity and commendable performances in the television industry, stars have struggled to find success in the film industry. And in some cases, a lack of recognition in Bollywood, leading to prolonged periods of unemployment and dashed dreams. Let's take a closer look at the stars who are trying to make their mark in the world of Hindi cinema.


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Karishma Tanna

Karishma Tanna discussed how she fell into melancholy after completing a Rajkummar Hirani film but not being hired in Bollywood. She portrays Vicky Kaushal's love interest in the movie Sanju. In her most recent interview, Karishma discusses how she used to phone people asking if they had seen Sanju and enjoyed her work while she was unemployed for almost a year. Ranbir Kapoor portrayed Sanjay Dutt in the biopic Sanju about the famous Bollywood actor.

Jay Bhanushali

One of the most adored television actors, Jay Bhanushali didn't fit in Bollywood and didn't receive the credit he deserved. He eventually performed a U-turn.

Aamna Sharif

Aamna Sharif was a stunning diva on television who had all the makings of the perfect Bollywood diva, yet nothing remotely close to that ever materialised.

Karan Singh Grover

Even though Karan Singh Grover had a successful television career, his Bollywood career was a bust. He is currently unemployed and lacks good employment possibilities in the industry. He is currently relishing being a father.

Rajeev Khandelwal

Rajeev Khandelwal is well-known in the television sector, and many people believed he would do well in Bollywood as well, but tragically, his career in films was gone.

Ankita Lokhande

Ankita Lokhande acknowledged in one of her interviews that working on Manikarnika nearly led to the demise of her career because she was unable to find employment. The actress even alleged that because she doesn't have a godfather like many others, she hasn't had the Bollywood career of her dreams.

Gurmeet Choudhary 

By portraying Ram on television, Gurmeet Choudhary gained an instant celebrity with the modern Ramayan; but, the moment he entered Bollywood, he was a letdown.

Kapil Sharma

While he is TV King, Kapil Sharma has also been working hard to break into Bollywood, but as the saying goes, luck can occasionally play a role.

Rannvijay Singh

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Although Rannvijay Singh is the face of his show on television, he had trouble breaking into the industry.

Anita Hassanandani

Anita Hassanandani is another name for a TV diva who has also done well in Bollywood, but whose career never really took off. She was unemployed for a very long period before returning to TV.

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