18 New Bollywood Actresses to Watch Out for in 2016

B-town is buzzing with stunning new promising faces in 2016. This year there are copious newcomer actresses ready to rock the silver screen! Their charm and beauty just doesn’t cease to enchant us! The way these beautiful and exquisite actresses deliver their dialogues, it proves the fact that alas talent is the key to success and fame in this industry!

B-town is ready with exuberant young actresses ready to show what they have got to compete with the already established bollywood superstars!

So, here are the best 18 promising fresh faces who are ready to spell bind the audience with their charm and superb acting skills :

1. Shriya Pilgaonkar – Fan

Shriya is the daughter of everyone’s favourite lovely TV couple Sachin and Supriya Pilgaonkar.

She made her acting debut in 2013 in Marathi film Ekulti Ek which was produced by her father. She has made her Hindi film debut this year in the SRK’s Fan.

Although the movie doesn’t have any female lead, Shriya has done remarkably well for a supporting role. Also, she has also shot a French movie Un Plus directed by the Oscar-winning director Claude Lelouche.

2. Mahira Khan – Raees

Everyone was enraptured by gorgeous Mahira’s splendid acting in the Pakistani drama Humsafar.

This year, the actress form across the border is ready to spell-bind the Indian audiences with her debut opposite to SRK in the highly anticipated movie, Raees. Mahira had a fair share of controversy with the Shiv Sena about her Halloween costume last year. But, controversies happen all the time in B-town which will soon be forgotten, she is just going to rock the silver screen with her soon-going-to-be blockbuster Raees.

3. Pooja Hegde – Mohenjo-daro

This exquisite actress has already been successful in enchanting audiences in the Telugu and Tamil film industries with her charm. She was the second runner-up at the Miss Universe India 2010. Pooja Hegde is now all-set to star opposite B-town’s Greek God Hrithik Roshan!  She is going to mark her debut in Ashutosh Gowariker’s highly awaited period drama movie, Mohenjo-daro.

4. Fatima Sana Shaikh – Dangal

All of you must remember the mind-blowing comedy film Chachi 420 which made you laugh out. Do you remember the sweet little daughter of Kamal Hassan in the movie? That was Fatima Sana Shaikh as a child artist! Later, she also starred in SRK-Juhi’s movie, One 2 Ka 4.

She is going to star in the highly-anticipated film Dangal as one of the daughters of Aamir Khan.

5. Sanya Malhotra – Dangal

Sanya Malhotra is a Delhi-ite and is also a fantabulous dancer. She also starred as Suman in the TV serial Agle janam mohe bitiya hi kijo. She is going to act as the second daughter of Aamir Khan in the upcoming movie – Dangal.  As quoted by Aamir Khan, “Dangal is not just a film about wrestling but an emotional journey of a father and his two daughters, which teaches us to empower our girls.” 

So, it is hoped that the two girls are going to show their wonderful acting skills and become one of the promising new bollywood actresses who will be remembered for a long time.

6. Saiyami Kher – Mirziya

Saiyami Kher is a model turned actress who is going to debut in B-town opposite Harshvardhan Kapoor in Rakyesh Omprekash Mehra’s legendary love story Mirziya. Saiyami is a niece of Tanvi and Shabana Azmi. She is the granddaughter of actress Usha Kiron. Also, her mother Uttara Mhatre Khare won a crown of Miss India in the 80’s.

Previously, she modelled for Kingfisher calendar. She has already starred in a film in Tollywood and is all-set for another directed by Mani Ratnam. This actress is really the one whom everyone is looking forward to!

 7. Ritika Singh – Saala Khadoos

Ritika Singh will be starring opposite R. Madhavan in the upcoming movie Saala Khadoos. The promos of this film are already out and Ritika is already being applauded for her role as a tough boxer in this movie. While other actresses are getting a manicure and pedicure, this girl is all set to choose a genre of her own displaying combat sports and action!

Ritika looks a rather promising debutante and it is expected that the film becomes a hit with flying colours along with R. Madhavan!

8. Sayesha Saigal – Shivaay

Sayesha Saigal is the daughter of the 80’s actor Sumeet Saigal and his first wife Shaheen Banu. She is a niece of the well-known veteran actress Saira Banu. There is a catch here! Sayesha’s mother Shaheen Banu was Salman Khan’s first girlfriend. She has already made her acting debut in a Telugu film last year and now the 18-year old is all set to star as a Hindi-film debutante opposite to Ajay Devgan in Shivaay.

9. Waluscha De Sousa – Fan

Waluscha De Sousa has been a supermodel and got married to actor and model Marc Robinson. She is starring opposite to King Khan in Fan and is the lead actress in this movie. Waluscha made her debut as SRK’s love interest in the movie along with Shriya Pilgaonkar. She has been seen alongside SRK in Hyundai and Pepsi ad.

 10. Ayesha Kapur – Paani


Ayesha Kapoor was previously a child actress and starred in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Black. She is the second youngest person (behind Darsheel Safari) to be both nominated and win a Filmfare award. She is the youngest person ever to win an IIFA award and Zee Cine Award till date.

She is starring in Shekhar Kapur’s most anticipated movie Paani this year opposite Sushant Singh Rajput. Way to go, Ayesha!

 11. Kriti Sanon – Farzi

Kriti Sanon is a model turned film actress. She made her acting debut in Telugu psychological thriller Nenokkadine. She won Filmfare award for Best Female Debut for her first Bollywood movie Heropanti. Kriti has also starred in Dilwale, which is one of the highest-grossed B-town movies of all time. She is now all set to star in the upcoming movie Farzi opposite to Shahid Kapoor.

12. Nathalia Kaur – Jism 3

Nathalia Kaur is a Brazillian model and actress who is currently working in India. She is also one of the Kingfisher calendar girls. Kaur made her acting debut in a Kannada film. She is going to star in the upcoming film Jism 3 releasing in 2017.

13. Nora Fatehi – Rocky Handsome

Nora is a Moroccan Canadian actress. She made her acting debut in the Bollywood film Roar: Tigers of the Sundarbans. She also starred in Crazy Cukkad Family. She is very popular in South Indian cinema. She is a very talented and promising new bollywood actress and everyone is looking forward to watch her star in more Bollywood movies in future!

14. Athiya Shetty – Ram Lakhan (Remake)

Athiya is the daughter of Bollywood’s talented super star Sunil Shetty. She has completed her education from New York film academy. She had her first acting debut in the movie Hero produced by Salman Khan. She acted pretty well in this movie and now has signed for another movie with Karan Johar. She is going to star in the remake of the movie Ram Lakhan.

15. Sapna Pabbi – Satra ko Shaadi hai

Sapna is a British actress and model and is well-known for her work as Kiran Rathod in the TV series 24 and the bollywood film Khaamoshiyan. She has also appeared in TV commercials like Galaxy chocolate ad besides Arjun Rampal, Pepsi ad with Virat Kohli and many more. She is currently shooting for her second movie, Satra ko Shaadi hai, opposite the TV actor Barun Sobti. She already blew our minds away when she acted in dramas in TV, everyone is expecting that she will be a great actress on the silver screen too!

16. Mannara Chopra – Zid

Mannara Chopra also known as “Barbie Handa” is a film actress and model who has worked in a lot of Telugu movies. She is the cousin of the B-town hot and happening super star Priyanka Chopra. She made her acting debut in the movie Zid which was released in the year 2014. We are looking forward to watch her more on the silver screen!

17. Akshara Haasan – Shaamitabh

Akshara is the daughter of the legendary actor Kamal Haasan. She is as talented as her sister Shruti Haasan and made her acting debut with R. Balki’s movie Shaamitabh opposite Dhanush which also had Amitabh Bachchan in the lead.

18. Daisy Shah – Hate Story 3

Daisy is an actor as well as a flawless dancer. She worked as an assistant to the famous choreographer Ganesh Acharya for 10 years. She made her acting debut in the Bollywood film Jai Ho opposite Salman Khan which released in 2014. She also starred in Bollywood blockbuster super hit movie Hate Story 3 in which her grandiose acting skills were superb. Way to go, Daisy!

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