Bollywood 2016 will see fresh new promising faces. Yes, along with the three Khans, there are a plenty of newcomers who are all ready to rock the box office this year. While 2015 turned out to be the year of young guns (Kangana Ranaut, Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone and Varun Dhawan), 2016 surely looks promising for the newcomers.
Here are the 11 newcomers who are all set to make their debut in Bollywood 2016:
Anil Kapoor’s son and Sonam Kapoor’s brother Harshwardhan Kapoor is the most talked about debutant of 2016. The 25-year-old cool dude will be making his debut in Rakyesh Omprekash Mehra’s epic love story Mirziya. Interestingly, it is Sonam who has convinced Harshvardhan to give acting a try.
Opposite Harshvardhan Kapoor we will see another debutant of the year – Saiyami Kher, a model turned actress in Rakyesh Omprekash Mehra’s epic love story Mirziya . Saiyami is the niece of Tanvi Azmi as well as Shabana Azmi. She is also the grand-daughter of yesteryear actress Usha Kiron. Saiyami is already 1 film old in Tollywood and is gearing up for another – a Mani Ratnam Film. In the past, she has been a Kingfisher Calendar Girl.
Sachin and Supriya Pilgaonkar’s daughter Shriya Pilgaonkar will be seen in Shah Rukh Khan’s film – Fan. Though her role is small, it is substantial in the film. Shriya started acting in 2013. Her debut film was her father’s Marathi film Ekulti Ek. What’s more, Shriya has also shot a French Film Un Plus helmed by Claude Lelouche – the Oscar-winning director.
We are already seeing her in the trailer of Saala Khadoos. The girl looks super promising and is a perfect fit in the film along with her khadoos – R. Madhavan.
She is the daughter of 80s actor Sumeet Saigal and his first wife actress Shaheen Banu, niece of Saira Banu. Interestingly, Sayesha’s mother Shaheen was Salman Khan’s first girlfriend. The two dated during their college days. Talking about Sayesha, the 18-year-old debutant will be seen alongside the talented Ajay Devgn in Shivaay. She has done a Telugu film – Akhil : The Power of Jua. The teaser of the film was released by Salman Khan.
The Bigg Boss 8 winner will be essaying the role of Ravi Shastri in Ekta Kapoor’s film Azhar – a biopic on the life of former Indian cricketer Mohammed Azharuddin.
Waluscha De Sousa
Along with Shriya Pilgaonkar and Bollywood’s King Khan, we will see former super model Waluscha De Sousa in SRK’s film ‘Fan’. Waluscha is his lady love in the film. Earlier, Waluscha was seen with Shah Rukh Khan in Hyundai and Pepsi ad.
Ayushmann Khurrana’s brother Aparshakti Khurrana will make his Bollywood debut with Aamir Khan’s film Dangal. He is an established Radio Jockey in Delhi and has done theater in the past.
Pooja is a popular actress in the Telugu and Tamil film industry, here in Bollywood, Pooja is all set to star alongside Hrithik Roshan in Mohenjodaro.
Sanya Malhotra will be seen as Aamir Khan’s daughter in the film Dangal. A Delhi girl, Sanya will be seen along with Fatima Sana Shaikh in Dangal. Fatima as a kid was seen in several films including Chachi 420 where she essayed the role of Kamal Hassan and Tabu’s daughter as well as SRK’s One 2 Ka 4. She was also seen as Suman in TV serial Agle Janam Mohe Bitiya Hi Kijo.
Bollywood 2016 – Mahira Khan Will Debut Too
We loved her in the Pakistani drama Humsafar and now Mahira is all set to make her Bollywood debut alongside Shah Rukh Khan in Raees. The film also stars Nawazuddin Siddique and Farhan Akhtar.
By: Deepti Verma