The Indian Actresses are the best examples of beauty blended with the perfect acting skills. However, not all satisfy the criteria. There are a number of Bollywood actresses who have failed to establish a successful career in the Bollywood industry despite possessing charming beauty. There are some beautiful Bollywood actresses in 2021 who had a major downfall after delivering few considerable hits.
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10. RIYA SEN
She is the granddaughter of the infamous Bengali and Hindi Film actress Suchitra Sen but has failed to inherit the acting skills that her grandmother possessed. She has made a series of appearances in several music videos too. Her first commercial movie in Bollywood was Style (2001). She has also acted in movies like Jhankar Beats, Hinglish, Shaadi No.1 etc. she has also acted in a good number of movies in the South Indian Movie Industry. She is a social activist and has raised funds for several causes. She has also played many small roles in a number of Bollywood movies but none could get the desired fame to her.
9. SOHA ALI KHAN
The youngest daughter of Sharmila Tagore, Soha could not impress the audience through her acting in Bollywood. She first appeared in the movie Dil Maange More opposite to Shahid Kapoor. She has also made an appearance in the movies like Rang De Basanti, Tum Mile etc. Currently, she is married to her long time boyfriend Kunal Khemu. Although she has been a part of a pretty good number of films, she failed miserably to gain the fame. She is going to release her first book in 2017 and has supposedly chosen writing as an alternate career. Recently she was spotted at her babymoon with Kunal Khemu in London.
8. CELINA JAITLEY
Celina was coveted with the Miss India title in the year 2001 and was the fourth Runner-up at the Miss Universe Pageant in the same year which well justifies her beauty. However the same does not apply when we talk about her career in Bollywood. She has acted in several Bollywood films including No Entry, Tom Dick and Harry, Golmaal Returns etc. She started her career as a marketing person in a mobile company. Celina is the mother of twin boys and is currently based out of Singapore. Although known for her hot and sexy looks, Celina failed to impress the audience with her acting skills which in turn resulted in a virtual end to her acting career.
7. GENELIA D’ SOUZA
Admired mostly for her beauty by the audience, she failed badly when it came to her acting skills. She started her venture through the movie titled Tujhe Meri Kasam opposite to Ritesh Deshmukh and the duo got married to each other in 2012. She has made a series of appearances in Telugu Films which fetched her more recognition than her work in Bollywood. The trendsetting movie of hers in the Bollywood industry was Jaane Tu…Ya Jaane na.. opposite to Imran Khan which was a hit. She has also had a number of controversies surrounding her in her career.
6. ESHA DEOL
Though she belonged to a star family, she failed to have a long-term in the Bollywood industry. She made her debut appearance in a movie called Koi Mere Dil Se Poochhe in 2002 which fetched her a nomination for the Filmfare Award for the Best Debutant Female. She was also a part of some of the critically acclaimed and commercial movies like LOC Kargil, Dhoom, Insan, Kaal, No Entry, Main Aisa Hi Hoon opposite to some front line stars including Ajay Devgn, Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar. She has also acted in a few films of other languages like Telugu and Kannada. She also made an appearance in the popular TV Reality show Roadies X2 in 2015 as a gang leader. She is now enjoying the motherhood phase and will deliver her first baby this winter.
5. MINISSHA LAMBA
Although she had journalism as the first preference for pursuing her career, she chose movies instead but failed terribly. She entered the industry through a movie by the title Yahaan in 2005 and went on to act in some other films including Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd., Bachna Ae Haseeno, Well Done Abba, Bheja Fry 2. But none of these movies could help this smoky beauty to continue her tenure in the industry and she had to stop soon after. She has also made an appearance on the reality TV show Bigg Boss in its 8th season.
4. AYESHA TAKIA AZMI
This extremely beautiful Bollywood actress made her debut in the movie Tarzan: The Wonder Car against Vatsal Seth. She won a Filmfare Award as the Best Debutant for her role in this movie. She has also won Screen Award for Best Actress for her role in the movie Dor in 2006. She has also starred opposite to Salman Khan in the movie Wanted, directed by Prabhudeva which turned out to be a blockbuster. She has also made appearances in Telugu movies wherein her roles have fetched her a good number of awards. Although known for her charms, she could not last long in the industry.
3. AMEESHA PATEL
One of the most beautiful actresses that Bollywood has ever seen, Ameesha successfully gravitated the audience attention through her role in her debut movie Kaho Naa Pyar Hai opposite to Hrithik Roshan. Her role in Gadar: Ek Prem Katha, a cross border romantic movie opposite to Sunny Deol was critically acclaimed. Her role in the movie Humraaz opposite to Akshaye Khanna and Bobby Deol fetched her a nomination in the Best Actress Award category. This Bollywood beauty is also trained in Bharatnatyam dance. She has struggled to gain recognition in most parts of her career and her career has seen several lows and ups. She has also made a number of appearances in South Indian Movies too.
2. PREITY ZINTA
The pretty girl who has few blockbusters like Kal Ho Naa Ho, Veer Zaara, Dil Chahta Hai, Salaam Namaste to her name, her career and fame was indeed short-lived. There was a time when she won the Filmfare Award for the best Female Debut for her roles in Dil Se and Soldier. Although she tried to make a comeback into the industry through a movie called ‘Ishq in Paris’, she failed miserably in all her attempts to impress the audience. This dimpled beauty has also made several Telugu, Punjabi and English films. She is also the co-owner of a team in the Indian Premier League and had a pretty good number of controversies associated with her in her lifetime.
1. SHRUTI HASSAN
Although she has a dominating presence in the South Indian Film Industry, the acting skills of this gorgeous lady have failed to fetch her a good number of effective roles in the Bollywood movies. She is the daughter of the former South Indian megastar Kamal Hassan and Sarika. She made her debut in Bollywood through the movie Luck. She has adopted several strategies to change her looks over the time but none of her efforts have yielded great results. However, she has also gained recognition as a singer. In Bollywood, she has made a number of appearances in movies like Rocky Handsome, Ramayya Vasthavayya. Gabbar is Back, Welcome Back etc.
All these Bollywood actresses have however made an everlasting impact on the minds of the audience by virtue of their charms. A failure in the acting industry has in turn resulted in these actors choosing other career options and they are doing pretty good at them. Had they excelled in acting, it would have been a treat for the people to watch these sizzling actresses playing roles in Bollywood movies.