The beauty queens & their Bollywood debut


The bubbling grapevine and news, both are inseparable. The current dose of news relates to the entry of Ceylonese beauty pageant to the Bollywood filmdom. So as she plunges into the glitzy domain, here is a look at some of the other beauty queens who made their punch in the similar zone.

Gamya Wijayadasa
Gamya Wijayadasa






























The ravishing beauty queen from Sri Lanka is supposed to feature in ‘Aalaap’. The flick of Manish Manickpuri will showcase her entry in an item sequence.

Jacqueline Fernandez
Jacqueline Fernandez


























The chubby and charming girl from Sri Lanka had also been the victorious beauty queen. Having won the contest in 2006, she made her cut into the filmy zone of Bollywood three years after.

Priyanka Chopra
Priyanka Chopra


























‘The hero: Love Story of A Spy’, showcased the petite Priyanka’s entry into the filmdom. The vibrant actress had previously bagged the prestigious title of Miss World.

Lara Dutt
Lara Dutt


























Having hogged the limelight by way of her victory in one of India’s leading modeling contest, Lara made her B town debut with ‘Andaaz’.

Dia Mirza
Dia Mirza


























The fragile beauty happened to be the winners of two beauty pageant contests before dotting the tinsel horizon with ‘Rehana Hai Terre Dil Main’.

Sushmita Sen
Sushmita Sen


























The Bong beauty was scarcely eighteen when she illumined the glamour world of beauty contests by claiming the prestigious Miss Universe title. She opened her Bollywood innings with ‘Dastak’. The psychologically thrilling bonanza had also featured Mukul Dev in addition to Sharad Kapoor.

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

















The gorgeously scintillating Aish startled the world with her dollops of glamour in 1994. The year saw her claiming the prestigious crown of Miss World. The dazzling diva of glamour and fashion opened her Bollywood account with ‘Aur Pyar Ho Gaya’. The film might not have done well, but what followed thereafter is history.

Diana Hayden
Diana Hayden


























Similar to Aish, Diana too held the world under sway with the esteemed sachet of Miss World. Having made her Bollywood debut with ‘Ab Bas’; Diana is yet to create significant ripples. But the beauty queen and fashion model aroused publicity by way of her participation in a reality show.

Tanushree Dutta
Tanushree Dutta


























The beauty pageant of Miss Universe had seen the dusky Bong capture one of the top slots.  Her Bollywood debut with ‘Aashique Banaya Apne’ had the box-office rocking. But since then she hasn’t been able to make much headway.

Zeenat Aman
Zeenat Aman



























The stylish seductress with oodles of oomph was the renowned winner of “Miss Asia Pacific”.  The victory was followed by her filmy debut in the year 1971.


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