Some Of The Most Famous TV Celebrities Of India
The Indian television industry is a tough place and while some survive, others find it difficult. A single role, a single appearance can make or break your career in this industry. The rise in popularity of daily soaps changed the whole small screen scenario and paved the way for small screen actors to make a prominent name for themselves in the industry and beyond.
Many famous TV celebrities can now be seen doing various dance and music videos, endorsing several brands and making an appearance in the web world too! Other than that, television celebrities are now also leaving their mark on the silver screen.
Below-mentioned are some of the Indian television actors who gained a lot of popularity-
Jannat Zubair Rahmani
Jannat Zubair Rahmani is the youngest and a famous TV actress in the Indian telly industry. The young actress started her career in 2009 but rose to fame with Imagine TV’s Kashi - Ab Na Rahe Tera Kaagaz Kora (2010) and Colors TV’s Phulwa (2011). Since then, Jannat Zubair Rahmani has worked in many TV serials such as Bharat Ka Veer Putra - Maharana Pratap (2014), Code Red (2015), Meri Awaaz Hi Pehchan Hai (2016), Tu Aashiqui (2017) and many more. One of the most famous TV celebrities, she has appeared in numerous music videos as well and made her singing debut with the song Ishq Farzi (2019). Jannat Zubair Rahmani was also seen in the Bollywood movie Hichki (2018).
The Jammu-born television and movie actor, Mohit Raina is one of the most popular TV actors in the industry. He made his first appearance on the small screen with the science-fiction serial Antariksh (2004) and later appeared in the Bollywood movie Don Muthu Swami (2008). Mohit Raina appeared in several television serials such as Bhabhi (2005), Bandini (2010), Ganga Kii Dheej (2011) but Life OK’s Devon Ke Dev...Mahadev (2011) was a turning point in his career. The show ran for three years and he played over 30 characters in it. By the end of it, Mohit Raina became one of the most famous TV celebrities. After Devon Ke Dev...Mahadev, the actor played the lead role in 21 Sarfarosh - Saragarhi 1897 (2018) and a major role in Uri - The Surgical Strike (2019). Mohit Raina has also appeared in several web series as well.
Hina Khan rose to the top in the industry as one of the most favourite bahus of Indian television. She stepped foot in the TV industry as a contestant in Indian Idol (2008) and made it to the Top 30. After an unsuccessful run in the reality show, Hina Khan then appeared in Star Plus’s Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai (2009) as Akshara and soon became a famous TV actress. She then appeared in reality TV shows such as Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 8 (2017) and Bigg Boss 11 (2017 - 2018). Later, Hina Khan acquired praise for her role as Komolika Chaubey in Kasautii Zindagi Kay (2018). One of the most famous TV celebrities, she has also appeared in several music videos.
Sidharth Shukla became a sensation in the industry after he won the World’s Best Model title in December 2005 beating 40 other contestants. One of the most famous TV celebrities, he made his maiden appearance in Babul Ka Aangann Chootey Na (2008) but rose to prominence with Colors TV’s Balika Vadhu (2012). Sidharth Shukla won the reality shows Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 7 (2016) and Bigg Boss 13 (2019 - 2020). He has also been a part of several music videos and web series over the years. He was highly appreciated for his acting in his recent web series Broken But Beautiful 3. One of the most popular TV actors, Sidharth Shukla made his silver screen debut with Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania (2014).
Jennifer Winget is one of the highest-paid and most famous TV celebrities in the Indian TV industry. She started her journey on the small screen at the young age of 12 and appeared in many TV serials as a child artist. Balaji Telefilms’ Ekta Kapoor gave Jennifer Winget a big break as an adult with Kartika (2004). From then on, the actress appeared in various serials such as Kasautii Zindagi Kay (2001), Kahiin Toh Hoga (2003), Dill Mill Gayye (2007), Teri Meri Love Stories (2012) and many more. Jennifer Winget is highly regarded for her shows Saraswatichandra (2013), Beyhadh (2016) and Bepannah (2018). A famous TV actress, she also appeared in the web series Code M.
Ronit Roy is one of the most prominent names in the television as well as movie industry of India. He starred as Rishabh Bajaj in Kasautii Zindagi Kay (2001) and Mihir in Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi (2002) and rose to fame as one of the most popular TV actors. Over the years, Ronit Roy appeared in several movies such as Bomb Blast (1993), Kisna: The Warrior Poet (2005), Udaan (2010), Student Of The Year (2012), Shootout At Wadala (2013), 2 States (2014), Kaabil (2017) and many more! He made his Telugu debut with the movie Jai Lava Kusa (2017) and his Tamil debut with Bhoomi (2019). Ronit Roy has also been a part of many reality shows and web series. He will be seen next in Puri Jagannadh’s Liger. One of the most famous TV celebrities, Ronit Roy has several accolades under his belt including a Filmfare Award, two Screen Awards, five ITA Awards and six Indian Telly Awards.