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19 Bollywood Actresses Who Failed Miserably Despite A Hit Start In 90s

Entertainment industry is too difficult and competitive. It’s not easy to survive in Bollywood. You need to regularly fight against yourself and compete against all the odds to place yourself in the Bollywood. And do you know what is the most difficult part in all this. The most difficult part is not to get to a hit start. That anyway people manage to do. 

But to survive even after a hit start is the most difficult and challenging part. Because if you are a part of a hit debut movie, then the expectations go high and then you have to justify people and the audience with your superb performance. And that’s not always possible. And we have seen a number of examples in our life like that. You all must remember Amisha Patel who had a superb debut in Kaho Na Pyar Hai. But after that she just lost the game. Her stars faded too quickly in Bollywood. And she was no where to be seen.

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So, here we present you with a list of 19 such Bollywood actresses who even after a hit start couldn’t make it big in Bollywood. Have a look –

1.Kimi Katkar –

You all remember this Jumma Chumma girl who had a rocking start with Amitabh Bachchan in the Movie Hum. But after that most of her movies sinked at the box office and then she married and settled in Australia and quit acting.


2. Nagma –

Quite a big name in Bollywood, this south Indian star had a established career in South. And she made her Bollywood debut opposite Salman Khan in Baaghi in 1990 but after that her movies couldn’t do much at the box office. And then she quit Bollywood and joined politics.

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3. Farah Naaz –

She did a number of memorable roles in 90s but then her career stagnated. Last we saw her in the laugh riot Hulchul in 2002.


4. Pooja Bhatt –

Mahesh Bhatt’s daughter gave huge hits in the form of Sadak and Dil Hai Ki Manta Nahin and then she failed to make her mark at the box office.

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5. Mamta Kulkarni –

She had a memorable career with movies like Waqt Hamara Hai, Krantiveer but then her controversial career took everything from her.


6. Sonali Bendre –

Even after her gorgeous face, the actress failed to make it to the box office.

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7. Mayuri kango –

This Papa Kehte Hai actress faded from Bollywood and made her career in small screen television.


8. Ayesha Jhulka –

This Jo Jeeta Wo Hi Sikander and Khiladi fame actress quickly faded from Bollywood.

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9. Neelam Kothari–

A famous jewellery designer now, the stars of Neelam faded very quickly in 90s. 

10. Namrata Shirodkar –

This actress gained fame with Vaastav and Jab Pyar Kisise Hota Hai lost her stardom after these two movies.

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11. Pooja Batra –

This actress won everyone’s heart with her performance in Virasat. But after that she was not seen much and quickly vanished from the main screen.


12. Shilpa Shirodkar –

She was pretty famous with films like Hum and Krishen Kanhaiya but then we lost her in the game of stardom.

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13. Ashwini Bhave –

A popular face in Marathi film industry she tried her luck in Bollywood, but she failed miserably and went back to the Marathi film industry.


14. Ramya Krishnan –

Another popular face from South who failed to make it big in Bollywood.

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15. Shabana Raaz –

Known as Neha in the movie Fida, She didn’t do much work and later married Manoj Bajpayee.


16. Anjala Zaveri –

She made her debut in the flop movie Himlay Putra post which her career stagnated.

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17. Sheeba –

The Hum Hain Kamal Ke and Suryavanshi actor failed miserably at the box office but till date she is still a popular socialite.


18. Priya Gill –

She has two consecutive flops films and she was last seen in Josh in a supporting role after which she disappeared from the box office.

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19. Anu Agarwal –

She had a super start with her debut movie Aashiqui but later bad choices of her films made her career sink.

Murtaza Rangwala

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