Top 5 Models Turned Actress
Guru mantra to be the highly paid B-town babe is to be a great model and win a national or international modeling pageant or have sachet those sultry legs on the ramp for leading fashion weeks, as these top babes of B-town did in their career. Here we go with some model turned actress who have not just marked themselves in modeling industry but are inevitable part of Bollywoood.
AISHWARYA RAI BACHCHAN
Former Miss World Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, started her modeling career with Camlin Pencils and kicked international modeling assignments with American Edition of Vogue. College dropout Bachchan’s daughter-in-law made her debut in Mani Ratnam’s Tamil film Iruvar and then her gateway to Hindi Cinema was opened with Aur Pyaar Ho Gaya.
Small town Badmaash Babli, marked her way to the modeling industry after winning the title of Miss World and Miss World Continental Queen of Beauty. Her debut to bollywood was with The Hero and followed it with the box-office hit Andaaz, which won her Film fare Best Female Debut Award. Adding to her profile, dynamic PC recently, tried her hand in singing with her album ‘In My City’.
Outgoing Sushmita Sen, being the first woman of Indian origin to crown as Miss Universe started her modeling career as a teenager and her first recognition was made in 1994 as Femina Miss India. After marking her foot steps in modeling, she started her acting career with Dastak and since 2010 she is handling the project I am She, which sends delegated form India to the Miss Universe pageant every year.
Sensuous Katrina, started her modeling career at the age of 14 with Hawaii, and continued her modeling career in London at London Fashion Week. Then she moved to India to join Bollywood industry where she made her debut with Vipul Shah’s Namastery London. And since then she never looked back and now stands among the highly paid actress in the industry with major brands for endorsement.
Disdaining her sports career, the dusky beauty took modeling as career in college days and walked ramp. The big hit happened when she walked the ramp at Lakme Fashion Week and started endorsing national brands. After making her debut in Kannad Film industry, she stepped in Bollywood and shared the screen with King Khan in Om Shanti Omas lead actress which turned as biggest hit of the year.