Ticket To Bollywood-From Small to Big Screen

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The journey from TV to big screen has been a trend and aim of every actor, an ambition to show their talent globally.We have seen many examples in the past where TV actors have shifted to the big screen and today they are known names in the film industry. Actors like ShahRukh Khan, Vidya Balan, R. Madhavan, Rajeev Khandelwal, Aamna Sharif and Prachi Desai are a few to name.

Currently we have quite a few actors who are a part of both, the televison and films simultaneaously and seem to handle it pretty well…

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Sushant Singh Rajput

Sushant made it big on TV with Balaji’s ‘Pavitra Rishta’ on Zee TV, before that he had worked with Balaji on Star Plus’ ‘Kis Desh Main Hain Mera Dil’ as the sweet Preet.But he got noticed when he played the lead, Manav in Pavitra Rishta and later got the offer on playing a role in a big banner film ”Kai Po Che!”. He had to quit his Tv show as the offer got in Bollywood was a golden chance for the aspiring actor.The film he is by the makers of all time blockbuster ”Rang De Basanti”, written by the same writer who inspired for the blockbuster ”3 Idiots” and writer-director of super hit ”Rock On”.

Take a look at the film’s poster

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Pulkit Samrat

This chocolate boy of the tv industry who was loved by one and all as Lakshya in Balaji Telefilms’ ‘Kyuki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi ‘ made his way to Bollywood with ‘Bitto Boss’ which released last month.

A shot from ‘Bitto Boss’

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Yami Gautam

The pretty young talent won hearts with her role as Leher in Colors ’Yeh Pyar Na Hoga Kam’.She was previously a part of shows like ‘Rajkumar Aryan’ and ‘Chand Ke Paar Chalo’ on Imagine TV and also has a few big brand commercials under her belt.She then went on to do regional cinema and got the big break in Bollywood with‘Vicky Donor’, a recent hit where she played the lead opposite Ayushman Khurana, who is another TV find.

A still from Vicky Donor

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Barun Sobti

The latest addition to the list is the hot and happening hunk of television,Barun Sobti who shot to fame with his current hit show on Star Plus ‘Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon’, where he plays Arnav Singh Raizada. Barun was first seen in Star Plus’ show ‘Shraddha’ followed by his boy next door  role in Sony TV’s ‘Baat Humari Pakki Hai’.He recently bagged a role in a Bollywood movie ‘Main Aur Mr Right’, a rom-com by Mad Midas Films and will be playing the  parallel lead along with Kavi Shastri, who played Rohan in Sony TV’s Rishta.Com.

Here’s a shot from the Mahurat of the film

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Gurmeet Choudhary

This handsome hunk shot to fame on a global level with his role Maan Singh Khurana in Star One’s ‘Geet Hui SabSe Parayee’ and during that time he got offered a lot of films and he did manage to shoot a Punjabi film ”Yaar Mera Rab Warga”.Gurmeet didn’t leave Geet and shot for the show until the show shut shop due to the channel revamp.The film is expected to release July 2012 and though its regional cinema for now, Gurmeet has made his way to the big screen.

Here’s a click from the shoot of his upcoming movie

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Karan Kundra

Another Balaji discovery who rose to fame with his show ‘Kitani Mohabbat Hai’ on Imagine TV made his debut with a Punjabi movie ‘Pure Punjabi’ where he played one of the leads.

Karan Kundra in Pure Punjabi

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Ram Kapoor and wife Gautami kapoor, Vivan Bhatena, Eijaz Khan, Hiten Tejwani, Shruti Seth,Iqbal Khan, Sanaya Irani, Ragini Khanna are a few other known names of the television industry who have contributed to films.

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We wish the actors good luck for their projects on television and films and hope they make it big in all their ventures.Stay tuned to fuze, as we update you with all the latest news from the entertainment world.

Authors: Zainab and Hina

Editor: Hina

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