Bollywood is a billion dollar movie industry based in India. You may be a fan of Bollywood films and wonder how you can become a Bollywood star, dancing and acting on the big screen. Getting into Bollywood requires talent, charisma, and perseverance. You should also network in the Bollywood industry so you can land roles and end up in a Bollywood production. Also, luck and timing plays a vital part here. Otherwise why thousands tried, but only few made it !!
Meanwhile, becoming an actress and that to a top actress in such a cut throat competitive industry is no cake-walk. You certainly need the combination of luck, talent, hard work, patience and timing, Opines Hirav Shah, Business Adviser & Strategist for the Movie Industry.
Sun: Sun is the planet that always refers to the power, superiority, fame, authority and a ruling nature. In order to gain fame in the film world, a strong Sun is essentially required. With a weak Sun, the person may have the talent, may give his/her best, but won’t be able to receive any recognition.
Venus: A person with a strong Venus can easily convert any dull subject to entertainment for the audience. A strong Venus along with the other planets referring to the film industry can indicate a truly successful career in Bollywood.
Mars: Mars represents fearlessness and boldness of a person that actually helps a person to fight with all the hardships of the film industry. A strong effect of Mars is very important in order to stay and work in the glamour world. Mars is also a strong sign of Actors where they can win over any competition and rivalry in the film industry.
Rahu and Ketu: Rahu prefers unethical challenges and competitions, in fact, daring attitude. The combination of Rahu and mars is very tricky; they are good towards the good people and bad towards the bad people. With a strong Rahu, the person can become very self-oriented and in order to achieve their goal they can reach up to any extent. Ketu also signifies spirituality and detachment and will refrain people from any kind of detrimental competitions.
In this article, the Leading Adviser for the movie industry & Celebrated Business Astrologer, Hirav Shah takes us through the Top 5 Bollywood Actresses to look out for in 2021.
1. Deepika Padukone
Deepika Padukone ( born 5 January 1986) is an Indian actress and producer who works in Hindi films. One of the highest-paid actresses in India, she is in her 36th year and her accolades include three Filmfare Awards. She features in listings of the nation’s most popular personalities, and Time named her one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2018.
Deepika made her acting debut in 2006 as the title character of the Kannada film Aishwarya. Padukone then played a dual role opposite Shah Rukh Khan in her first Bollywood release, the romance Om Shanti Om (2007), which won her the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut. Padukone received praise for her starring role in the romance Love Aaj Kal (2009), but this was followed by a brief setback.
The romantic comedy Cocktail (2012) marked a turning point in her career, and she gained further success with starring roles in the romantic comedies Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani and Chennai Express (both 2013), the heist comedy Happy New Year (2014), Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s period dramas Bajirao Mastani (2015) and Padmaavat (2018), and the Hollywood action film XXX: Return of Xander Cage (2017).
She also received critical acclaim for playing a character based on Juliet in Bhansali’s tragic romance Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela (2013) and a headstrong architect in the comedy-drama Piku (2015), winning two Filmfare Awards for Best Actress. She formed her own company Ka Productions in 2018, under which she produced Chhapaak (2020), in which she also starred as an acid attack survivor. Her most awaited films this year are “Pathan” and “83”.
2. Kiara Advani
Kiara Advani (born 31 July 1992), is an Indian actress who predominantly appears in Hindi films. She is presently in her 29th year. After making her film debut with the 2014 comedy Fugly, Advani had her first commercial success with a brief role in the 2016 sports biopic M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story. The actress’ career advanced with starring roles in the Telugu political drama Bharat Ane Nenu (2018) as well as the Hindi romantic drama Kabir Singh and the comedy Good Newwz (both 2019).
Advani made her acting debut with Kabir Sadanand’s comedy-drama Fugly in 2014.
Advani’s next film role was in the Neeraj Pandey-directed biographical sports drama M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story in 2016.
Advani began 2018 by appearing in the anthology film Lust Stories,a Netflix production.She next made her debut in Telugu cinema with Koratala Siva’s political drama Bharat Ane Nenu.The film had worldwide earnings of ₹2.25 billion (US$32 million), making it one of Telugu cinema’s highest grossers.Also that year,
Advani appeared in a music video titled “Urvashi”, sung by Yo Yo Honey Singh, opposite Shahid Kapoor.Advani returned to Hindi cinema with a special appearance in Abhishek Varman’s period drama Kalank. Her next appearance was in Sandeep Vanga’s romantic drama Kabir Singh alongside Shahid Kapoor.
An adaptation of Vanga’s 2017 Telugu movie Arjun Reddy, it is about the titular character, played by Kapoor, who goes on a self-destructive path and becomes an alcoholic surgeon after his lover, played by Advani, marries someone else. Her final role that year was in Raj Mehta’s comedy film Good Newwz. Both Kabir Singh and Good Newwz ranked among the highest-grossing Hindi films of the year.
In 2020, Advani starred in Guilty, a Netflix thriller film .During the same year, she was seen as the wife of Akshay Kumar in the horror comedy Laxmii, a remake of the Tamil film Kanchana.Instead of theatres, Laxmii was directly released online owing to COVID-19 pandemic. Kiara is awaiting the release of Dharma Productions’s next production, the 2021 action war flick Shershaah, based on the life of army officer Vikram Batra (played by Sidharth Malhotra) and featuring Advani as his fianceé. She has another 3 films lined up for release,this year post Shershaah’s release.
3. Shradha Kapoor
Shraddha Kapoor (born 3 March 1987) is an Indian actress and singer who works in Hindi-language films. She is currently in her 34th year.She has been featured in listings of the most popular and the highest-paid actresses in India and is one of the most followed Indian actresses on Instagram. She has been featured in Forbes India’s Celebrity 100 list since 2014 and was featured by Forbes Asia in their 30 Under 30 list of 2016.
The daughter of actor Shakti Kapoor, she began her acting career with a brief role in the 2010 heist film Teen Patti, and followed it with her first leading role in the teen drama Luv Ka The End (2011). Kapoor gained wide recognition for playing a singer in the commercially successful romantic drama Aashiqui 2 (2013), for which she received a nomination for the Filmfare Award for Best Actress.
The following year, she portrayed a character based on Ophelia in Vishal Bhardwaj’s critically acclaimed drama Haider (2014), an adaptation of William Shakespeare’s tragedy Hamlet. Kapoor established herself with starring roles in the romantic thriller Ek Villain (2014), the dance drama ABCD 2 (2015) and the action drama Baaghi (2016). Following a series of poorly received films, her highest-grossing releases came with the comedy horror Stree (2018), the action thriller Saaho (2019), and the comedy-drama Chhichhore (2019).She will next star opposite Ranbir Kapoor in Luv Ranjan’s as-yet untitled project.
4. Sara Ali Khan
Sara Ali Khan (born 12 August 1995) is an Indian actress who works in Hindi-language films. Born into the Pataudi family, she is the daughter of actors Amrita Singh and Saif Ali Khan and the paternal granddaughter of Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi and Sharmila Tagore. She is presently in her 26th year.
Khan’s debut came in 2018 with Abhishek Kapoor’s romantic film Kedarnath. Kedarnath emerged as a commercial success.Khan was awarded with the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut and the IIFA Award for Star Debut of the Year – Female.
A few weeks after the release of Kedarnath, Khan starred in Rohit Shetty’s action film Simmba, alongside Ranveer Singh, which was loosely based on the Telugu-language film Temper (2015). With worldwide earnings of ₹4 billion (US$56 million), Simmba emerged as the third highest-grossing Hindi film of 2018.
In Imtiaz Ali’s romantic drama Love Aaj Kal (2020), a spiritual successor to Ali’s 2009 film of the same name, Khan starred as a young woman with a troubled past, opposite Kartik Aaryan. Khan’s next was opposite Varun Dhawan in Coolie No.1, an adaptation of David Dhawan’s 1995 film of the same name. She in 2021, has committed to feature in Aanand L. Rai’s film Atrangi Re, co-starring Akshay Kumar and Dhanush.
5. Alia Bhatt
Alia Bhatt (born 15 March 1993) is an actress and singer of Indian origin and British citizenship, who works in Hindi-language films. One of the highest-paid actresses of India, as of 2019, her accolades include four Filmfare Awards. She has appeared in Forbes India’s Celebrity 100 list since 2014 and was featured by Forbes Asia in their 30 Under 30 list of 2017. She is currently in her 28th year.
Bhatt played her first leading role in Karan Johar’s teen drama Student of the Year (2012). She went on to establish herself with starring roles in several films produced by Johar’s studio Dharma Productions, including the romances 2 States (2014), Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania (2014), and Badrinath Ki Dulhania (2017); and the coming-of-age drama Dear Zindagi (2016).
Bhatt won the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress for playing a kidnapping victim in the road drama Highway (2014), and three Best Actress awards at the ceremony for playing a Bihari migrant in the crime drama Udta Punjab (2016), a spy in the thriller Raazi (2018), and the volatile girlfriend of an aspiring rapper in the musical drama Gully Boy (2019). She is awaiting the release of RRR in 2021 which is perhaps the grandest film releasing this year.
Everyone knows that the movie business is risky. But how risky is it?
Do strategies exist that reduce risk?
Yes indeed, Asserts Hirav Shah, India’s Top Business Astrologer and Astro-Strategist.
With An Astro-Strategic opinion, the struggles associated with making a fortune and prosperity in the industry are eased. With an Expert Astro Advice, Strategic Inputs and Decision Making, you can reach out for the stars with confidence and certainty, Concludes Shah.