1. Ayushmann Khurrana
Ayushmann started his career with MTV roadies. After becoming a little popular he started anchoring many shows on Indian Television like India’s Got Talent and Just Dance. But his main breakthrough came when he was signed for John Abraham’s Vicky Donor. Ayushmann’s acting was superb and the film received a very positive response.
2. Ileana D’Cruz
Ileana started her career as a model, but later moved on to the south to work in telugu films. Ileana made her Hindi debut with Anurag Basu directorial Barfi!, as the role of a narrator starring alongside Ranbir Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra. The response she got from the audience and critics was commendable for a debutant, making her one of the best debutant of the year.
3. Diana Penty
This beautiful model made her debut in Bollywood opposite Saif Ali Khan and Deepika Padukone in Cocktail. For her first film, she carried out her role with ease and poise. Her performance in the movie was fabulous. She has appeared in a number of advertisements, including an ad for Virgin Mobile, with Ranbir Kapoor and Genelia D’Souza.
4. Arjun Kapoor
Arjun was originally supposed to debut with Y-Films’ Virus Diwan in 2011. However, he was launched by YRF in Ishaqzaade, opposite Parineeti Chopra. The critics loved his performance as a young rebel in the film. Taran Adarsh, a trade analyst wrote ” Arjun Kapoor makes a fantastic debut.”
5. Huma Qureshi
We were quite surprised when we saw Huma in Anyrag Kashyap’s Gangs Of Wasseypur2. No one knew who Huma Qureshi was, until her fabulous performance in GOW 2. The actress left an impression on the critics as well as the audience. She will be seen next in Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurrana, opposite Kunal Kapoor.
6. Esha Gupta
Esha’s first film was Mahesh Bhatt’s Jannat2 opposite Emraan Hashmi. The Bhatts wanted a girl with a bold body language and a good sex appeal. Esha was best suited for the role, as she does a good job fitting perfectly into her role. The dusky bombshell is known as the desi Angelina Jolie in modeling world and was also considered as the second lead for “Krrish” sequel.
So which of these newcomers impressed you the most?