Beauty pageants have somehow played a very important role in Bollywood. Through the years, beauty pageants have given us many talented actresses in the industry. These amazing actresses have aced at the pageant and also ruled the film industry like no other. These talented actresses have achieved success and stardom leaving an indestructible mark in our hearts.
From Aishwarya Rai Bachchan to Priyanka Chopra Jonas, here are actresses who have made are mark in Bollywood and after they won beauty pageants.
Actresses who won pageants and made it to Bollywood
Priyanka Chopra Jonas
The actress won the Miss World title in 2000. Priyanka marked her Bollywood debut with the film, The Hero and has evolved a lot ever since. The actress has even made her mark in Hollywood too. Apart from being a talented actress, Priyanka also engages regularly on feeding the world’s underprivileged and also serves as an inspiration to many.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
The actress was crowned as Miss World in 1994. The actress has delivered phenomenal performances and characters back to back in her career. Aishwarya has also been the face of many international brands too.
The actress started her career when she won the title of Miss Universe Sri Lanka pageant in 2006, understanding her knack for the camera and acting. Being a complete outsider, she tried her luck in Bollywood and marked her debut with Amitabh Bachchan and there has been no stopping ever since. The actress has delivered a variety of roles and is not just an amazing actress but also speaks a lot about mental health, yoga, beauty and so much more. She is hailed as an inspiration to one and all, for the positive outlook she propagates.
Sushmita Sen won the Crown of Miss India in 1994 and has made a phenomenal mark through her career in Bollywood with a variety of roles. The actress was recently seen in Aarya which was released on a leading OTT platform.
Manushi Chhillar won the Crown of Miss World in 2017 and has also completed her MBBS. Manushi is all set to make her debut in Bollywood with the film ‘Prithviraj’ alongside Akshay Kumar.