7 Beauty Queens Who Made It Big in Bollywood
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan - The winner of the Miss World pageant of 1994, made her Bollywood debut with 1997 movie ‘Aur Pyaar Ho Gaya'. Since then she has won 112 awards out of 127 nominations including 3 Filmfare.
Priyanka Chopra - The winner of the Miss World pageant of 2000, has now become one of the highest paid actresses in Bollywood. She has won a total of 77 awards out of 121 nominations including 1 National Film Award and 4 Filmfare awards.
Neha Dhupia - The winner of Femina Miss India Universe 2002 made her Bollywood debut with the 2003 movie 'Qayamat: City Under Threat' and went on to star in movies like 'Kyaa Kool Hai Hum', 'Garam Masala', 'Fight Club' and many more.
Dia Mirza - The winner of Miss Asia Pacific 2000, made her grand Bollywood debut with 2001 movie 'Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein'. Now she co-owns a production house Born Free Entertainment with Sahil Sangha and is also known for her social work.
Gul Panag - The winner of Miss India 1999, made her Bollywood debut with 2003 film 'Dhoop' and gained wide recognition from her movies like 'Dor', 'Turning 30', 'Manorama' and 'Ab Tak Chhappan'.
Juhi Chawla - The winner of the Miss India beauty contest 1984, made her debut with 1986 movie 'Sultanat' and became popular after giving a blockbuster movie 'Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak'.
Sushmita Sen - The winner of the Miss Universe pageant of 1994, made her Bollywood debut with 1996 movie 'Dastak'. She has also won Rajiv Gandhi Award and Mother Teresa Awards.
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