It is rightly said that talent surpasses the boundaries of age, caste, and religion. The world of acting is not unaffected by this universal statement. Maybe that is why these days we see a number of young and very talented women who are giving the veteran actresses a run for their money. Gone are the days when an actress would rule the big screen for decades and will be a well-known name even well into her 40s. Today, thanks to the advent of technology we have a lot of options when it comes to entertainment. With fast streaming and cord-cutting on the rise, the audience wants to settle for nothing less than what is the very best.
In such a situation, aged actresses are seen to be missing out on the charisma that the young breed of women brings along. This gives the younger lot of women an added advantage. These actresses, most of whom are bold apart from being gorgeous and beautiful, have a certain charisma about them. Here is a list of ten very talented young actresses who are expected to take Bollywood in 2018.
10. Huma Qureshi
Better known as Mohsina (the name of her character in her debut movie ‘Gangs of Wasseypur’, Huma Qureshi is another young actress who has brought in a certain amount of positive vibe and positivity to Bollywood. Her bold roles have left us mesmerized with her performance and wanting to see more of her. With the filming of her 2018 movie ‘Kaala’ going on at full pace, we are only waiting with curiosity to see what 2018 unfolds for this very talented, young Bollywood actress.
9. Yami Gautam
This 29-year-old actress has worked in Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, Punjabi, Telugu and Hindi films. Having made her Bollywood debut in 2012 with the out of the box comedy movie Vicky Donor, Yami went on to become a household favorite. This is what paved the way for her to become one of the most popular celebrity endorsers of today’s times. Considering her previous track record, we are all very curious to know what Yami Gautam has in store for us this coming year.
8. Diana Penty
Having established a successful career in fashion and modeling, Diana Penty has had the honor of walking the ramp for the top national and international fashion designers. In 2012 She got a nomination for Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut for her bold role in ‘Cocktail’. With her remarkable performance in ‘Happy Bhag jayi’ earlier this year, we only have to wait and watch what the future holds for this gorgeous 32-year-old actress.
7. Anushka Sharma
Another young actress who makes it to the list of most highly paid actresses in Bollywood, Anushka Sharma made her Bollywood debut opposite Shah Rukh Khan in 2008. Since then this actress has worked in over 15 films. The 29-year-old actress who got married recently has two upcoming projects lined up for 2018. As ‘Sanju’ and ‘Pari’ both seem to be promising, we only have to wait and watch this very talented actress unfold magic in the big screen.
6. Disha Patani
Unlike most other young actresses, it was a Cadbury Dairy Milk commercial which made Disha Patani a household name. Following her Bollywood debut with ‘Befikra’ in 2016, it was her role in ‘M. S. Dhoni: The Untold Story’ that won her appreciation from the masses. She also won a number of awards for the same. With her upcoming Bollywood movie ‘Baaghi 2’, 2018 promises to be a very good one for this talented actress.
5. Alia Bhatt
Born into a family of filmmakers, Alia Bhat came into the limelight following her leading role in her debut film ‘Student of the Year’ in2012. Following this, she has worked in a dozen of films and also has a line of clothing for women to her credit. Having participated in shows and concert tours across the globe, this 24-year-old is one of the youngest actresses in Bollywood who dons many hats. She has sung in six of her films and is now filming ‘Raazi’ which is due for release in 2018.
4. Parineeti Chopra
Once an investment banker, Parineeti Chopra made her Bollywood debut with ‘Ladies vs Ricky Bahl’ in 2011. Following this, she went on to act in eight other films over the years. With preparation for ‘Sandeep our Pinky Farrar’ and ‘Namaste Canada’ going on in full swing, this 29-year-old beauty is working very hard to turn 2018 into yet another successful year and becoming one of the youngest Bollywood stars. Indeed the future looks bright for this hardworking girl.
3. Kangana Ranaut
Known to be portraying emotionally intense characters, this 31-year-old is one of the most highly paid actresses of Bollywood. Her caliber can be valued in the fact that she has won the prestigious National Film Award for two years in a row. With the filming of ‘ Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi’ going on in full swing, in 2018 we can expect to see a new dimension of this actress who was well appreciated for portraying the meek to a bold girl in ‘Queen’.
2. Taapsee Pannu
This 30-year-old Southern actress made her way to the limelight following her remarkable performance in Pink. Prior to her acting career, Taapsee Pannu was software professional and had made a significant mark in the world of modeling. With four Bollywood movies lined up for her, the year 2018 is something this gorgeous woman is definitely looking forward to.
1. Vani Kapoor
Following her debut with Suddh Desi Romance, this 29-year-old went on to win many accolades from the film fraternity. This New Year looks promising for her as she will be seen in a number of big banner films. This includes her role in Dhoom 4 (starring opposite Salman Khan) as well as the one opposite Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff in Yash Raj Film’s next venture.