Bollywood is all about having talent, grace and most importantly good acting skills which sometimes make audience leave awestruck. So, entering into Bollywood is a quite challenging and competitive job. You need to enter into Bollywood with a rocking blockbuster and if your first deliver is a hit or blockbuster then maintaining that position is a difficult task. There have been many actors who started with great success at initial stage, however, faced bad phase in their life and left Bollywood forever. Here are such 6 actors who are now not seen in Film industry any more in a lead role
1. Manoj Tuli aka Kumar Gaurav
Love Story in 1981, was Kumar’s debut into Bollywood which plunged the box office to a new height, became a super hit and thus added name and fame to Kumar’s acting career. He had everything one needs to be a super star, good looks, charming personality and moreover outstanding acting skill. Public was confident that he would leave behind all other actors of his generation and become a huge sensation. His next film in 1982 “Teri Kasam” got moderate success. After this, he worked in many successful movies but they were multi-starrer movies so he was not credited much for this contribution. After then, his acting career which was expected to hit high came down blowing due to his wrong movie choices.
2. Ronit Roy
He made his career in movies from the film “Jaan Tere Naam” in 1992, which was a huge success and brought a good box office collection. Ronit became a superstar overnight. However, this name and fame was just short termed. He worked again in 1993’s movie “Bomb Blast” but it didn’t help him in his career as this movie wasn’t a success. After this, there was a great pause to his filmy career. He marked his appearance again in 2003 in television daily soaps like “Kyuki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi” and “Kasauti Zindagi Ki” which brought him huge applause and fan following. However, Bollywood closed the door for him for a lead role.
3. Ritu Chaudhary aka Mahima Chaudhary
Ritu entered in Bollywood with the name “Mahima” due to her obsession with the letter “M” because most of his leading ladies have name starting with an “M”. She made her debut in the film “Pardes” opposite Shah Rukh Khan, which was marked as super hit movie of that era. After this movie, she could not sustain her acting career as films offered to her either had low budget, poor story, or bad directional, and thus turned to be a disaster at box office, thus her career faced a fall.
4. Chandrachur Singh
He made his acting career in 1996 with the movie “Tere Mere Sapne”. He also got a Filmfare Award for the movie “Machiis” in which he starred opposite gorgeous Tabu. He then appeared in many films, got fame due to his acting and lead roles in some movies and was even nominated for two different categories in Filmfare award. After a huge success at the initial stage, his career went down because of ‘multiple dislocation of shoulder joint’ while he was skiing in Goa. Because of the pain, he was unable to keep himself fit and healthy and as a result, he gained weight and lost roles in Bollywood.
5. Gracy Singh
She enjoyed a good name in the television industry and thus wants to take a step forward by working in Bollywood movies. Her first debut was in “Lagaan” in 2001 which turned out to be a blockbuster in Indian and International cinema both. She then worked in “Munna Bhai M.B.B.S.” which worked outstanding for her career, however, all fame from this movie was credited only to Sanjay Dutt. She then signed recklessly flop movies one after the other, as a result of which she is no more seen on silver screen anymore.
6. Bhumika Chawla
The Punjabi beauty enjoyed a good name in south before she migrated to Bollywood. Her debut was opposite Salman Khan in the movie “Tere Naam”. Seeing it’s trailer, it was not expected that it would be a great success. The beauty got name and fame in Bollywood too. But after this, she signed movies which were not successful, so was her career then.
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Marking yourself in Bollywood and then maintaining that position is quite a daunting task. Wrong choice of movies might make one’s career sink while good choices may give you a good fame.