Meet Salman Khan's ‘Jai Ho’ girl Daisy Shah

A number of established Bollywood actors have worked opposite newcomer actresses in their movies. Salman is one Bollywood superhero who has always given fair chance to newcomers. While the career of a few clicked in movies, a few just doomed. With the release of ‘Jai Ho’, audience will find a fresh face opposite Salman Khan and she is Daisy Shah.

Daisy Shah was earlier choreographer Ganesh Acharya’s assistant and a back-up dancer. She has already debuted in a Kannada movie. In Bollywood, she is debuting with ‘Jai Ho’. Salman Khan handpicked her for this role. Only time will tell if she makes big in Bollywood.

Salman had also given chance to newcomers like Sneha Ullal and Bhoomika Chawla. However, they could not click on the silver screen.

Follows a list of actresses who debuted opposite Salman Khan.

Zarine Khan

Zarine was Katrina’s body double. She was noticed by Salman Khan on the sets of ‘Yuvraaj’. He signed her for his brother’s project ‘Veer’. The movie was released in 2010. Though the movie did not generate good business, Zarine was noticed and she was offered an item song in ‘Ready’. She also acted in hit movie ‘Housefull 2’. Currently she is working in a Punjabi movie.

Sneha Ullal

She looked like Aishwarya Rai. After Salman’s breakup with Aishwarya, he found this look alike of Aishwarya and offered her a role in ‘Lucky’. Sneha received wrath of critics for her awful acting. Then again, Salman gave her another chance to act in ‘Aryan’ opposite Sohail Khan. The movie did not receive proper release and so Sneha’s Bollywood career could not take a flight.

Bhoomika Chawla

This innocent beauty debuted opposite Salman Khan in ‘Tere Naam’ (2003). The movie did good reviews and she once again acted with Salman in ‘Dil Ne Jisse Apna Kaha’. However, this time she failed to create the magic of the first time. The she acted with Abhishek Bachchan in ‘Run’. After that she married a celebrity Yoga Instructor and her Bollywood career ended.


She debuted with Salman Khan in ‘Sanam Bewafa’ in 1991.  Though she was appreciated in this movie, she could not make it big in Bollywood.

Katrina Kaif

Though she did not debut with Salman Khan, she was noticed after she acted with Salman Khan in her second movie. Salman gave a boost to her career and today she is Bollywood’s reigning queen.