Sara Ali Khan: Saif Ali Khan and Amrita Singh's daughter Sara Ali Khan made her Bollywood debut with Abhishek Kapoor's Kedarnath, opposite Sushant Singh Rajput. The movie released on December 7 and left the audience in awe with this fresh pair. However, even before her debut, Sara also bagged her second film. Khan will be seen in Rohit Shetty's Simmba, where she will share the screen space with Ranveer Singh. Simmba is slated to hit theatres on December 28.
Janhvi Kapoor: Late Sridevi's daughter, Janhvi Kapoor made her Bollywood debut with the much-hyped love story, Dhadak. The actress shared the screen space with Shahid Kapoor's brother Ishaan Khatter. The duo made an amazing on-screen couple, and critics, as well as the audience, lauded the newbies for their sizzling chemistry. Janhvi Kapoor and Ishaan Khatter's debut film Dhadak left cash registers ringing with Rs 33.67 crores at box office collection. This film was the highest three-day collection record for any newcomer's film in recent years.
Mouni Roy: The famous 'Naagin' in the Television world, made her Bollywood debut opposite Akshay Kumar with Gold this year. Known for her sultry looks, Roy wooed the audience by playing the role of Akshay's wife in the film.
Aayush Sharma: Salman Khan's brother-in-law, Aayush, who married Salman's sister Arpita in 2014, made his foray into the Hindi filmdom with romantic drama LoveYatri. Though the film received mixed reviews from the critics, Aayush Sharma's performance was decently praised. The film garners Rs 3.10 crore, taking the grand total to Rs 5.90 crores at the box office. LoveYatri has received an immense response in Gujarat and Single screens across the nation for a debutant film. The highlight of the film was the songs that ruled the chartbusters with its Navratri flavoured music.
Warina Hussian: The model-turned-actress too made her Bollywood debut in LoveYatri along with Aayush Sharma. Her performance was well received by the audience. The music of the film created a rage amongst the masses. The romantic musical drama has generated hysteria among the younger generation during the upcoming Navratri festival. The soundtracks are in the Top 7 list of iTunes with Chogada at number one, Akh Lad Jaave at number four, Dholida at number six and Tera Hua at number seven.
Ishaan Khatter: Before Dhadak, he made his debut with Iranian director Majid Majid's Beyond The Clouds. Well, as a child artist, Ishaan had acted alongside his brother Shahid Kapoor in Vaah! Life Ho Toh Aisi!
Dulquer Salmaan: The south sensation started his Bollywood journey with Karwaan. Dulquer shared the screen space with Irfan Khan and Mithila Palkar. Son of south superstar Mammootty, the actor is famous down south for his Malayalam films. Owing to the positive word of mouth, the film has been witnessing a large number of footfalls at the theatres also witnessing growth in the collection rate. the slice-of-life film garnered a lot of attention for the unique pairing and its quirky storyline.
Banita Sandhu: She made her Bollywood debut with Varun Dhawan in Shoojit Sircar's October. Banita has been a popular face in online ads and is also a model, and, with October she garnered a lot of attention with her unconventional beauty. The film garnered a lot of appreciation from all quarters. The film, which is a unique story of love, touched a lot of hearts with its soul-stirring storyline. October also fared well at the box office.
Radhika Madan: TV actress Radhika Madan made her Bollywood debut with Vishal Bhardwaj's Pataakha. Radhika shared the screen space with Sanya Malhotra, who made her on-screen appearance after Aamir Khan's Dangal. A slice-of-life film, which has the right blend of humour, soul and mischief, didn't perform great on the box-office.
Utkarsh Sharma: Anil Sharma's son, Utkarsh Sharma, made his debut with Genius, that hit theatres on August 24. Critics praised him for his act, saying, "He is earnest and charming but unfortunately a misfit for the character Vasudev Shastri aka Genius, he plays." Utkarsh had made his acting debut as a child artist as Sunny Deol and Ameesha Patel's on-screen kid, Jeet, in Gadar: Ek Prem Katha.
Ishita Chauhan: She too made her debut alongside Utkarsh Sharma with Genius. The actress too acted as a child artist in Himesh Reshammiya's Tera Suroor.
Ankita Lokhande: Last seen in Ekta Kapoor's daily soap Pavitra Rishta, Ankita is said to make her Bollywood debut with Kangana Ranaut's Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi. Ankita will be seen playing the role of Jhalkaribai in the movie.
Rohan Mehra: Another star kid entered Bollywood is the son of late Bollywood actor Vinod Mehra. Rohan made his debut with Saif Ali Khan's movie Baazaar. The film did great on the box-office collection, leaving everyone thrilled with his performance as a young stockbroker in the movie. The film had its own highs and lows, but the audience went ahead to witness Saif Ali Khan's portrayal as a Gujarati businessman for the very first time.
Sunny Kaushal: In Akshay Kumar-starrer Gold, Vicky Kaushal's brother Sunny Kaushal made his Bollywood debut. The actor played Himmat Singh, who opened the scoring against Great Britain as early as in the third minute during the 1948 Olympics. Though the film didn't make it tot he 100-crore-club, the big-budget Akshay Kumar-starrer raked in Rs 71.30 Crore on the opening weekend.
Aisha Sharma: Sister of actress Neha Sharma, Aisha made her Bollywood debut with John Abraham's Satyameva Jayate. The film not only did wonders at the Box Office, but Aisha was praised for her performance as well. Despite Akshay Kumar starrer Gold surpassing the box office collection of John Abraham's Satymeva Jayate, both the films gave each other a neck to neck competition. John Abraham's action flick earned of Rs 56.91 crore.
Malavika Mohanan: Five-film-old Malavika Mohanan, who is famous down south, made her Bollywood debut with Beyond The Clouds with Ishaan Khatter. The actress was lauded for her act in the Majid Majidi directorial.
Ihana Dhillon: The Punjabi actress made her Bollywood debut with Hate Story 4. The actress was seen along with Karan Wahi, Vivan Bhatena and Urvashi Rautela. Though Ihana's role wasn't meaty enough, she has already garnered attention from filmmakers. Dhillon has bagged her second Bollywood film - Nastik.
LoveYatri, which hit the screens this Friday, marks the Bollywood debut of Sara Ali Khan, Janhvi Kapoor, Mouni Roy, and many more! Here are other newbies who made their Bollywood debut in 2018.
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