Pakistani actors had a good run in India both on small screen as well as the silver screen. Fawad Khan became the hot cake with his TV serial ‘Zindagi Gulzar Hai’ as ‘Zaroon’. Later this good looking Pakistani hunk hit the big screen with ‘Khoobsurat’.

Tiger Shroff made his debut in 2014 with Heropanti who was the only other male debut of the year that made an impression. We at Films and Movies have crafted this list below if you have forgotten who made an impressive Bollywood debut this year.

Take a look at the list:

Fawad Khan:

Before making a Bollywood debut in ‘Khubsoorat’ opposite Sonam Kapoor, Fawad Khan already became a house hold name as Zaroon with his super-hit TV serial ‘Zindagi Gulzar Hai’.

Sonali Raut:

Sonali Raut made her Bollywood Bollywood debut with ‘The Xpose’. The movie was a box office disaster but Sonali managed to get some attention with her issues with her co-star Zoya Afroz. Sonali, later, was selected to be a competitor in ‘Bigg Boss 8’.

Zoya Afroz:

Zoya Afroz, like Sonali Raut, got a Bollywood break with big failure at the box office ‘The Xpose’. Despite film doing terrible; catfights of Zoya and Sonali helped them to clutch their share of publicity.

Tiger Shroff:

He might have a girlish face but this young man really worked hard to achieve a “to die for” body and stunning dance moves. With his film ‘Heropanti’ actor Tiger Shroff showed a lot of Heropanti (Heorism). At the Box Office Tiger’s debut did an average business. However tiger managed to make an impact and now he will be seen next films of Sabiir Khan – Ekta Kapoor’s, and Sajid Nadiadwala’s next film opposite to Kriti Sanon.

Manasvi Mamgai:

Former beauty queen with titles like Femina Miss India 2010, Miss Tourism International 2008 and Elite Model Look India in 2006 Manasvi Mamgai finally made her Bollywood debut in 2014 ‘Action Jackson’. Film was terrible, but with her solid acting even in a small role she made noticed.

Imran Abbas:

Chocolate boy of Pakistani dramas and a handsome model Imran Abbas Naqvi, landed Bollywood in 2014 with the film ‘Creature 3D’. Movie was unsuccessful at the box office, but Imran got his part of admiration and now enjoys a fairly decent following in India.

Mohit Marwah:

Mohit Marwah made his debut in the ‘Fugly’ in 2014. Critics commended Mohit for his performance. Mohit is the eldest son of the founder of Noida Film City Sandeep Marwah and Reena Marwah. Also, a cousin of Bollywood actors Arjun Kapoor and Sonam Kapoor,

Tahir Raj Bhasin:

Tahir Raj Bhasin made his Bollywood debut as a villain in ‘Mardaani’ in 2014 opposite Rani Mukerji but. With his performance he earned the title of the most loved villain.

Rakul Preet Singh, Nicole Faria, Himansh Kohli:

Nicole Faria

Himansh Kohli

Rakul Preet Singh:

‘Yaariyan’ Directed by Divya Khosla Kumar, brought many new faces on screen such as Rakulpreet Singh, Nicole Faria and Himansh Kohli in. ‘Yaariyan’ was a surprise hit of the year with its story based on college life and competitions.

Sidharth Shukla:

A well-known Television star Sidharth Shukla made his Bollywood entrance in ‘Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhaniya’. With a charming face and masculine physique Sidharth achieved his share of attention and award for Breakthrough Supporting Performance – Male at the Stardust Awards 2014.


Another impressive debut of 2014 was made by Patralekhaa Mahesh Bhatt’s ‘CityLights’ opposite to National Award winner Rajkummar Rao. The actress was admired for her role of a mother who is forced to turn to bar dancing to earn a living.

Vijender Singh and Kiara Advani:

Vijender Singh (former Indian Olympic boxer) made his acting debut with ‘Fugly’. Haryanvi accent, of this boy from Haryana, in the movie earned ovation. Kiara Advani the female lead of ‘Fugly’ is the niece of famous Bollywood actress Juhi Chawla.

Armaan Jain and Deeksha Seth:

Raj Kapoor’s grandson Armaan Jain made his debut in Bollywood with ‘Lekar Hum Deewana Dil’. An established actress from south – Deeksha Seth also made her Bollywood debut with this movie. Though the actors still scuffle to make a mark, Armaan Jain has coped to stimulate the filmmakers’ interest.

Ariana Ayam:

Ariana Ayam debuted in the film ‘Heartless’. Ariana was selected in for the role even without being auditioned.

Surveen Chawla:

TV actor and a well-known name of Punjabi Cinema Surveen Chawla can be the next bold actress in Bollywood. She pulled a bold avatar in her first Bollywood movie ‘Hate Story 2’. With her talent and experience of acting and now portrayal of a sexy heroine the actress is the hot favourite of many.

Hasleen Kaur:

Hasleen Kaur debuted with the movie ‘Karle Pyaar Karle’. She was offered the role of Chanda in ‘Dev D’, but she turned it down to peruse her studies. This Punjabi girl was the first runner up at Femina Miss India and represented India at Miss Earth 2011.

Darshan Kumaar:

The Johnny Depp of India, Darshan Kumaar, started his Bollywood career in 2014. He acted as husband of Priyanka Chopra’s ‘Mary Kom’. Darshan was praised for his depiction of a supportive husband of ‘Mary Kom’. His next film was ‘NH10’ opposite Anushka Sharma.

Daisy Shah:

Former dancer and a perfect model for a shampoo ad Daisy Shah got her Bollywood break opposite Salman Khan in ‘Jai Ho’. Daisy was disapproved for weight issues, and didn’t impress the directors much.

Kriti Sanon:

Former model and now a Bollywood actress Kriti Sanon entered in Bollywood opposite Tiger Shroff in ‘Heropanti’. She is certainly the “last but not the least” for this list as with her hailing good looks and acting aptitude; this girl assuredly has a long way to go in Bollywood. In fact, she has already caught more movies such as, ‘Singh is Bling’, ‘Farzi’ opposite Shahid Kapoor and Sajid Nadiadwala’s next film opposite Tiger Shroff.

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