Despite being listed under the same category of Indian cinema,
one would agree that the world of Tellywood is vastly different from the
Nevertheless, it would be unreasonable to compare
since each sect has its fair share of equal advantages and
Regardless, the trend of talented B-Town actors starting their career in
Tellywood is on the increase and the vice versa applies; a number of
talented Telly actors are crossing mediums and pursing a career in
Obviously the audience has no qualms about either since
they still receive their fair share of eye candy on both the small and big screens.
As a result, BollyCurry took time out to bring you a special edition
dominated by actors who have taken to the path leading to Bollywood.
Although he began his career with the mythological show Ramayan, this enigma of a man has already tasted success with his hit
show Geet - Hui Sabse Parayi. He further went on to be the lead actor of yet another hit
television serial, Punar Vivah. Proving his worth by essaying all three unique roles with
perfection, Choudhary is now well on his way to making a name on the big screens as well.
The actor has signed a three film deal with Bollywood's veteran director,
Mahesh Bhatt under the banner of Vishesh Films.
Fawad Afzal Khan
The soft spoken Pakistani actor who ruled millions of
hearts with his roles in Humsafar and Zindagi Gulzar Hai, has left no stones
unturned to prove he's a diamond in the acting industry. A singer, model and actor all-in-one, Khan is
a multitalented man with the ability to warm his audience's hearts with his
good nature and lovable aura. After marking his name in platinum letters in
Pakistan, Khan is ready to take Bollywood by storm with his upcoming film, Khoobsurat(2014). He is paired opposite
Bollywood's fashionista, Sonam Kapoor.
Having debuted in the television show Remix, Karan Wahi has won many hearts with his lovable character in
the hit drama series, Dill Mill Gayye.
Wahi is an experimental man and no role has ever been too big or small
as he has many other shows in his kitty, all of which he has essayed to
flawlessness. After experimenting with Tellywood, the versatile actor is
set to make his mark in Bollywood. Luckily, he's paired against
Parineeti Chopra in the upcoming romance Daawat-e-Ishq, which also stars Aditya Roy Kapur.
After garnering immense success with his role as the angry
young man in television's Iss Pyaar Ko
Kya Naam Doon, Barun Sobti has a large fandom that recognizes his tremendous
acting abilities, as well as his down to earth nature. He has played various
characters in hit Tellywood shows such as Shraddha,
Dill Mill Gayye and Baat Hamari Pakki Hai. Now Sobti is
all set to join his counterparts in the Bollywood fraternity as he debuts in Main Aur Mr. Riight; a romantic flick
slated to be released in the latter part of the year.
Karan Singh Grover
Yet another Dill Mill
Gayye prodigy makes the list. Karan Singh Grover has ruled hearts since
his portrayal as Dr. Armaan Malik in the medical drama. Grover is also well
known by the audience for his remarkable character in the popular drama Qubool Hai. Having tasted success in
Tellywood, he is now all set to claim Bollywood as his own with his upcoming horror
flick, Alone, starring alongside
Bollywood's Bengali diva, Bipasha Basu.
Without a shadow of a
doubt, all of the aforementioned men will be accepted into the Bollywood family
with open arms as they take their careers to newer heights. Each with their
unique style and aura, they're all on their way to being superstars, a lifelong
dream for all of them. BollyCurry wishes each man success in all of their
future endeavours as they continue to grace the screens of our televisions and
make their mark on the silver screen.
Author: Mohini N.
Editors: Fatima W. and Jenifer Y.
Graphics: Shikha A.
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