Bollywood industry has seen many actresses but only a few of them emerged as the leading lady in this field. While some actresses emerged from Indian TV reality shows and made their name in the Bollywood as well. Therefore, we bring you a list of such actresses who emerged from reality TV shows and made their way to the Bollywood industry.

Lauren Gottlieb

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She is an American dancer and actress from Scottsdale, Arizona who appeared on the third season of the reality dance show “So You Think You Can Dance” and was the runner-up in popular Indian television dance show “Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa” in its Season 6. Her beautiful choreography and talent help her to grab a leading role in 2013 film “ABCD: Any Body Can Dance” directed by Remo D’Souza.

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Besides, she also got the chance to perform with very popular artists like Rihanna, Mariah Carey, Britney Spears, Shakira, Sean Kingston, Carrie Underwood, Willow Smith, and Enrique Iglesias. While recently, she appeared in a music video with a famous Bollywood rapper Badshah in his song “Mercy” which has nearly 101 million views on Youtube.

Gauhar Khan

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Although she had already made her acting debut in the Bollywood with her 2009 film “Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year” with Ranbir Kapoor and also appeared in a Blockbuster movie Ishaqzaade in 2011. But, she rose to the fame after her stint in the reality TV show Bigg Boss season 7. She came out as a winner and stole our hearts with her beautiful smile.

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Thereafter, she appeared in another reality TV show “Khatron Ke Khiladi” in 2014. Later, she came back to Bollywood and landed in many roles in the films such as Oh Yaara Ainvayi Ainvayi Lut Gaya, Fever, Badrinath Ki Dulhania, and Begum Jaan.

Mouni Roy

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She is one of the most popular TV actresses in the Industry, who is known for her playing the leading role in the TV serial “Naagin”. But before that, she appeared in the dance reality TV show “Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa”  season 7 which helped her to grab other TV shows and became famous.

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Now, she is all set to make her Bollywood debut in the 2018 film “Gold”, opposite Bollywood star Akshay Kumar. This film will be based on the life of a hockey player Balbir Singh, who helped India to win the first Olympic medal as a free nation in 1948.

Mandana Karimi

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She is an Iranian actress and a model based in India. Mandana came into the limelight after her appearing in the very popular reality TV show Bigg Boss season 9. She was the second runner-up and later she made her Bollywood debut with a 2015 film Bhaag Johnny.

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This was the turning point of her career which helped her to bag few more films such as Main Aur Charles, Kyaa Kool Hain Hum 3  and Xuanzang.  She also appeared in many TV commercials with Bollywood stars such as Shahrukh Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Shahid Kapoor and Arjun Kapoor.

Karishma Tanna

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She is one of the most popular personality when it comes to reality TV shows. She has appeared on numerous reality shows such as Comedy Circus, Nach Baliye, Zara Nachke Dikha, Bigg Boss 8, MTV Love School and Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa.

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After appearing on such popular TV shows she made her Bollywood debut with a 2013 film, Grand Masti. Currently, she is waiting for the release of her next film Tina & Lolo which was supposed to be released in 2016. And, will also be seen as a Sanjay Dutt’s love interest in an upcoming movie based on his life, opposite Ranbir Kapoor.

Elli AvrRam

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She is a Swedish Greek actress who is popularly known for her appearance in the Indian reality TV show Bigg Boss, hosted by none other than Salman Khan. She was one of the cutest people on the show, which helped her in grabbing the attention of the makers.

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After getting out from the show, she made her Bollywood debut with a 2013 film,  Mickey Virus in which she played the role of Kamayani George opposite Manish Paul. Later, she appeared in a few more films such as  Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon,  Naam Shabana, and Poster Boys.