Acting and Modeling are two different fields but if someone wanted to be an actor then starting from modeling is not a bad idea. As a Model, you come under the radar of casting directors and it also helps to groom overall personality which eventually comes handy while pursuing a career in acting.
Most of the popular TV faces started their journey as a model and participated in several renowned fashion shows. Let us take a look at these 10 television actresses who had a successful modeling career.
1. Smriti Zubin Irani
Very few people know that India’s most famous Television Bahu Smriti Zubin Irani started her career as a Model. Though she didn’t win the competition she was among the finalists at miss India 1998.
2. Divyanka Tripathi
Before achieving glory and fame as Ishii maa in Yeh Hain Mohabbatein, Divyanka took part in Pantene Zee Teen Queen in 2003 and won the title of Miss Beautiful Skin. She also won Miss Bhopal’s title.
3. Gauhar Khan
Winner of Big Boss 7, role in Ishaqzaade and Badrinath Ki Dulhania these are some milestones in Gauhar Khan’s journey but at the very young age of 18, she participated in Femina Miss India contest securing the fourth position as well as she won Miss Talented title.
4. Mihika Verma
2004 Miss India International title winner Mihika Verma is famous for her role in Yeh Hain Mohabbetein but she had a successful career in Modeling too. She also represented India in Miss International 2004 competition.
5. Reshmi Ghosh
Reshmi played the role of Indrawati (Daayan’s spirit) in a daily soap Sasural Simar Ka. She has won the prestigious Miss India Earth 2002.