In the movie, ‘Band Baaja Baraat’, Anushka Sharma’s character tells Ranveer Singh’s character that the wedding planning business is actually the best business. To explain this further, she says that if an actress has three flop films, then her career is over. But this is not the case when it comes to weddings.
There is some truth in what Anushka’s character says. We give you 7 real-life examples of celebrities who, despite having dream debuts, disappeared from the silver screen soon after their debuts.
Bhagyashree debuted with the superhit film ‘Maine Pyar Kiya’ opposite Salman Khan. This film still remains one of the most popular and most loved films of Bollywood. After her dream debut, Bhagyashree acted in a few films with her real-life husband. All these films flopped and eventually Bhagyashree disappeared from Bollywood.
2) Zayed Khan
Zayed Khan, son of actor Sanjay Khan, is best known for his role of ‘Lucky’ in Farah Khan’s directorial debut ‘Main Hoon Na.’ Despite working with stars such as Shahrukh Khan and Sushmita Sen, Zayed’s Bollywood career never really took off. The actor was last seen in the television show ‘Haasil’. The show started in October 2017 and got over in February 2018.
3) Mamta Kulkarni
After making her debut in 1992, Mamta did a lot of movies with some of the biggest stars of the film industry. However, after being involved in a drug racket in 2016, the actress fled the country. The actress is currently rumoured to be in Kenya.
4) Gracy Singh
Known for her roles in superhit films such as ‘Lagaan’ and ‘Munnabhai M.B.B.S,’ Gracy Singh is a lovely actress. The actress has even done some Malayalam and Punjabi films. The actress was last seen in the television show ‘Santoshi Maa’ in 2015.
5) Tanushree Dutta
After winning the Miss India Universe title in 2004, Tanushree Dutta went on to make her Bollywood debut in 2005. The actress made her debut with the superhit film ‘Aashiq Banaya Aapne,’ opposite actor Emraan Hashmi. After a few forgettable films, Tanushree completely disappeared from Bollywood.
6) Gayatri Joshi
Actress Gayatri Joshi made her debut opposite actor Shahrukh Khan in the film ‘Swades’. The pretty actress did not do any films after this. Gayatri was a ‘one film wonder’- an actress who acted in only one movie and then bid adieu to the film industry.
7) Tanisha Mukherjee
The daughter of yesteryear actress Tanuja and the sister of talented actress Kajol, Tanisha made her debut in 2003. After her debut, she acted in the film ‘Neal N Nikki’ opposite Uday Chopra. The actress was seen in the 7th season of the reality show ‘Bigg Boss.’ She was also in the news for her relationship with actor Armaan Kohli. However, the actress is now only seen attending public events with her sister and her mother.
Sources: Ganeshaspeaks IMDb, India.com,Pinkvilla, PopXO, ScoopWhoop, Starsunfolded, The Bridal Box, The Hindu, The Indian Express, Times of India.