Moving ahead and progressing in life with the changing times has been the only Mantra for any field. Be it any field, there always stands chances of improvement. And so was the case with various television stars who decided to progress their careers by inclining towards the Bollywood industry. While some of them succeeded immensely well and made their spaces on the silver screen, the others despite getting a big break and delivering an off-beat performance were not able to shine their careers in the Bollywood industry. Scroll down for the complete list of stars who deserved more fame on the silver screens concerning what they received:
Aman Verma in Sangharsh and Baghban
Rising to fame with his television appearances in shows like Khul Ja Sim Sim and Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi, the actor Aman Verma became an instant favorite for the audiences. While the actor was enjoying immense fame and was at the peak of his career, he decided to move forward and stepped into the Bollywood industry. The actor grabbed a role in the 1999 film, Sangharsh portraying Preity Zinta’s boyfriend and later grabbed a prominent role in the Bollywood blockbuster Baghban. Despite working in such offbeat films the actor was not able to establish a firm career in the Bollywood industry.
Apurva Agnihotri in Pardes
Now, who doesn’t know about the brilliance of songs, stories, and characters of the 1997 film Pardes? Well, stepping into the Bollywood industry with the film Pardes, the actor got a big break to work alongside some of the renowned actors of the industry including Shahrukh Khan. Emerging as a great star in the television world for his role as Armaan Suri in the serial Jassi Jaissi koi Nahin, the actor was recently loved for his performance as Dr. Advait Khanna in the serial Anupama. With garnering work in various other films, the actor failed miserably to establish a good career in the Bollywood industry.
Deven Bhojani in Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikander
“I’ll explain!” Probably one of the biggest nightmares for the Sarabhai family and the audiences who were immensely in love with this serial. Making his unique space in the television industry with his hilarious performances, the actor tried to make a career on the silver screen and appeared in the film Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar in the role of Ghanshyam. Despite delivering a brilliant performance the actor was not able to impress the audiences to a greater extent.
Dilip Joshi in Maine Pyaar Kiya
Now, we all are aware of the brilliance of this actor, thanks to his extravagant performance in the hilarious sitcom Taarak Mehta ka Ooltah Chashmah. The actor Dilip Joshi was seen playing prominent side roles in various blockbuster films like Maine Pyar Kiya, hum Aapke Hain Kaun, Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani, etc but still failed miserably to cast a deep impression on the audiences.
Jimit Trivedi in Bhool Bhulaiya
The announcement of the 2nd installment of the Bhool Bhulaiya series has already left the fans in excitement. However, getting into details about the brilliance of its first installment, the actor Jimit Trivedi became a prominent part of the success of the film. His character of Chandu/ Goti was immensely loved by the audiences which made him grab work in two other Hindi films. Making his space in the television world with comical serials like Sarabhai vs Sarabhai, instant khichdi, etc. The actor was not able to make a good career in the filmy world.
Mahesh Thakur in Hum Saath Saath Hain
The ideal image of a brilliant son-in-law a family can ever receive was perfectly portrayed by the actor Mahesh Thakur in the film Hum Saath Saath Hain. Making his space in the hearts of people with his exceptional television works in various serials like Tu Tu Main Main, Shararat, Sasural Genda Phool, Ishqbaaz, Udaan, amongst various others, the actor tried his hands in venturing into the Bollywood world and even grabbed work in various acclaimed films, however, was not able to rise significantly in the glam industry.
Rajeev Khandelwal in Aamir
Becoming an instant favorite for the audiences with his performance in the serial Kahin To Hoga back in 2002, the actor was also loved for his hosting skills in the reality show Sach Ka Saamna. While he was growing brilliantly in the television world, the actor tried his hands on stepping into the Bollywood industry with the film Aamir in 2008. And despite becoming a part of various other films like table number 21, Shaitan, etc. He was not able to cherish his career further in the Bollywood industry.
Rajeev Mehta in Satya
“Are bapu ji, main hoon na!, Praful toh hai Hi gadha!” Becoming one of the major reasons behind the people falling in love with the classic sitcom khichdi, the actor Rajeev Mehta is well known for his works in various television serials. However, the actor tried his hands in the Bollywood industry and was seen in films like Satya, Hera Pheri, Buddha Hoga Tera Baap, etc but was not able to be loved as much as his television works.
Ram Kapoor in Monsoon Wedding
The breathtaking performance of the actor in the television industry in serials like bade achhe lagte Hain, Kasam se kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi, etc. Made the actor Ram Kapoor, the king of the television industry. However, the actor decided to try his hands in the filmy career as well and started with the film monsoon wedding as shelly in 2001. The brilliance of his acting in the film made him grab various other films like Kartik calling Kartik, Humshakals, mere dad Ki Maruti, etc. But the amount of fame the actor got in the television world was way less than his filmy career.
Raqesh bapat in Tum bin
Now, who could forget the brilliance of the songs, characters, and plot of this Bollywood blockbuster? Holding the potential of making anyone fall for him the actor Raqesh Bapat was loved for his television works in serials like saat phere, Maryada, Qubool Hai, and recently in Bigg Boss 15. Triangles hands-on in the Bollywood industry and stepping into the silver screen with the 2001 blockbuster film Tum bin in the role of Amar Shah, the actor certainly proved his brilliance. working in various other lesser-recognized films, the actor was not able to establish a good career in the film industry.
Siddharth Nigam in Dhoom 3
There are various instances when just one role is enough to create an impression for life. And so was the case with the actor Siddharth Nigam who gave a stunning performance as young Sahir and summer in the Bollywood film Dhoom 3. While the actor could have made it big in the glam industry following his offbeat performance, the fans were left shattered after he was not able to establish a good career in the filmy world. However, the actor established a good position with his works in the television industry.