Janhvi Kapoor To Sara Ali Khan: Here's How Bollywood Star Kids Debuted At The Box Office | Hindi Movie News
Late Sridevi and producer Boney Kapoor's daughter, Janhvi Kapoor is one Bollywood debutant who hit the ground running. After a successful start with the romantic drama 'Dhadak' earning an impressive Rs 72.39 crore nett, the actress found herself on a film signing spree. She has the biopic 'Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl', 'Roohi Afza', 'Dostana 2' and 'Takht' currently in her kitty.
Sara Ali Khan
Saif Ali Khan and Amrita Singh's daughter, Sara Ali Khan made a smashing debut, with not one but two films that were both a success at the box office. The actress got her first taste of success with the romantic drama 'Kedarnath' that earned an estimated Rs 70 crore nett. She was back for round two with her Christmas release 'Simmba', co-starring Ranveer Singh, that earned a whopping Rs 239.84 crore nett. With two hits to her credit, she is now getting ready for the release of 'Aaj Kal' co-starring Kartik Aaryan and 'Cooli No. 1', opposite Varun Dhawan.
Shahid Kapoor's brother Ishaan Khatter stole hearts with his Bollywood debut film 'Dhadak', opposite Janhvi Kapoor. The film, that was a remake of the Marathi hit 'Sairat', went on to become an instant hit at the box office with a collection of Rs 72 crore nett. However, before making an appearance on the big screen, the hunk featured in filmmaker Majid Majidi's 'Beyond The Clouds', opposite Malavika Mohanan, which opened to great reviews but earned a nett collection of Rs 1.62 crore.
Actor Chunky Pandey's daughter Ananya Panday made her debut with Punit Malhotra's 'Student Of The Year 2', which hit screens on May 10. The film that was touted to be one of the most highly anticipated films of the summer, earned an estimated Rs 65.70 crore nett. Co-starring Tiger Shroff, the highschool drama may have not made the big bucks, but it proved to be the perfect launchpad for Ananya, who went on to bag a major role in the Kartik Aaryan starrer 'Pati Patni Aur Woh'.
After stints on the radio and teen sitcoms, Tara Sutaria made her Bollywood debut in 'Student Of The Year 2'. Although the film earned an estimated Rs 65.70 crore nett, the beauty had everyone sitting up and taking note of her. Despite the film performing lower than expected, she went on to bag a role alongside Sidharth Malhotra in Milap Milan Zaveri’s action-romance film ' Marjaavaan' that will release on November 22.
Actor Mohnish Bahl’s daughter Pranutan kick-started her Bollywood innings this year, by making her acting debut with superstar Salman Khan’s production 'Notebook'. The film that was a remake of a Korean drama, co-starred fellow newcomer, Zaheer Iqbal and released on March 29. However, the film faced stiff competition from Akshay Kumar's 'Kesari' at the box office and only managed to earn an estimated Rs 4.03 crore.
Sunny Deol’s son Karan Deol made his debut with the film 'Pal Pal Dil Ke Paas', a title taken from granddad Dharmendra’s famous song 'Pal pal dil ke paas' from the 1973 movie 'Blackmail'. The romantic drama that was directed by Sunny himself, had to share the box office business with multiple other Bollywood film releases but managed to earn a collection of Rs 6.77 crore.