Making a mark in Bollywood is not an easy job. Some believe that by showing off their skin or shotting bold scenes can give them the much-needed rise and fame. But their bold avatar can only give them the desired results for a short duration. They tend to forget that to sustain in the fast running Bollywood industry, they need to have some excellent acting skills.

Bollywood has seen a lot of actresses coming and going. Some make a permanent mark in the Bollywood, while some are forgotten over a period of time. There have also been instances when the debut movies of actresses go super hit. But even after that, they are lost in a jiffy. BOTY has created a list of some of these actresses who can remind you of your good movie times. But unfortunately, they could not make a long impact in the cinema industry.


Bhagyashree became an overnight sensation after the release of Maine Pyaar Kiya, starring opposite Salman Khan. The movie became an instant super hit. But Bhagyashree failed to make her mark in any of her next movies. And soon was forgotten from the Bollywood industry. Have a view of how the actress looks today.

 Tanushree Dutta

tanushree dutta before and after

Her debut movie was Ashiq Banaya Aapne, where she delivered sizzling hot and bold scenes with her co-star Emraan Hashmi. Even though this gave her a lot of recognition, it failed to bring her any more good films. And soon she was lost from Bollywood.

 Udita Goswami

udita goswami before and after

Starting her career as a model, Udita gave many movie hits opposite Emraan Hashmi, like Zehar and Aksar. She garnered instant fame due to her bold and sexy looks as well as steamy scenes in her movies. But over a period of time, she was completely forgotten.

 Mahima Choudhary

mahima chaudhry before after

She came out as an all-rounder actress, giving many hits and doing all kinds of roles. She gained popularity with her role of an innocent village girl in Pardes. She was even nominated for few awards. It was expected that she would go far in Bollywood. But with time, she did not get many roles to prove her acting skills and hence was lost.

 Mallika Sherawat

mallika sherawat before after

She has been ill-famous for her extremely bold avatar. Mallika gave 17 liplock scenes in her debut movie itself. She is famous as the sex symbol of Bollywood. Not only bold avatar, she was also famous for her bold attitude. However, her this bold attitude could not prove her acting skills and hence with time, she lost her charm.

 Gracy Singh

gracy singh before after

She has been famous for her debut movie, Lagaan, starring opposite Aamir Khan. The movie was also nominated for the Oscars. But when she took up some flop roles, she was completely moved out from Bollywood. Now she is working in the hit TV Show – Jai Santoshi Ma.

 Bhumika Chawla

bhumika chawla

She gave super hit movies like Tere Naam and Dil Ne Jise Apna Kaha, both opposite Salman Khan. Starting her career from Tollywood industry, she could not make a successful place in Bollywood. Hence now she shifted back to Tamil and Telugu industry making it big there.

Gayatri Joshi

gayatri joshi

Do you remember watching Shahrukh Khan starrer Swades? Gayatri made her grand debut in this movie opposite Shahrukh. But soon after, she got married and then disappeared from Bollywood.

 Anu Agarwal

anu agarwal before after

She became an instant hit with her movie Aashiqui. But after that, she started giving some flop movie and then soon disappeared from Bollywood.

Hope you are reminded of good old times when these movies were released and these actresses were a big hit. Time goes on!

Image Credits: All Images in this Post have been taken from Celebrity twitter profiles and Wikimedia Commons.

First Published on: 22:30 pm - 7, Nov 2017
Author: author image Bhavya
Bhavya is BOTY's Sr. Journalist who has done a lot of research over the years on Bollywood. She loves to write latest news and movie updates.
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