Published On : Sat, Dec 29th, 2012

Top 5 New Faces of B’Town 2012 – Nagpur Today !



Nagpur Today News : Be it Illeina D’ Cruz s entry to bollywood from Tamil films , Alia Bhatt’s debut or Richa Chaddha portrayal of an autistic girl – the leading ladies of Bollywood continued to charm cine goers with their beauty, charm and intense acting in 2012.
They fit the category of ‘Beauty with Brains’ to the end. After all, it is not a cakewalk to climb the ladder of success without a plan. They are super hot and sexy. They shine at the movies and even launch a thousand brands. With the spurting millions on their name, they are an asset to the film industry.
Powerful and demanding these women know how to keep the ball rolling. On this New Year Nagpur Today brings you the Top 5 actresses of Bollywood. Here are top 5 actresses, who left the audience awestruck in 2012 :



Richa Chadda

Richa Chadda was born and bought up in Delhi. After completing her schooling from Sardar Patel Vidyalaya, she graduated with a bachelors in History from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi. Chadda later went on to get a PG Diploma in Social Communications Media from Sophia Polytechnic. She is a passionate reader and an independent thinker, she has a strong sense of politics and has participated in activities that contribute towards social change.

If we talk about her Career Richa as a student was equally interested in academics and cultural activities, which made her an all rounder at school. This zeal for both was instrumental in enhancing her personality. She began her career as a model and then she moved to theater. She performed plays touring all over India and Pakistan. Later she was trained under Barry John.


Ileana D’Cruz

Ileana was born in Mumbai, Maharashtra as the second child to Ronald D’Cruz and Samira. She has three siblings — older sister Farrah, younger brother Rhys and youngest sister Eileen. Her first name comes from Greek mythology, meaning Helen of Troy. While growing up, she lived in Goa for about seven years.

During that time, the manager of the hotel her mother was working in, suggested that she has a beautiful face with a vibrant smile and should start modelling and fixed a meeting with Marc Robinson. Though initially reluctant, she was persuaded and her first portfolio was created in January 2003, which she described as a “disaster”. She began gaining notice through photo shoots and ramp shows and her second portfolio was set up the following year, which landed her three advertisements from Electrolux, Emami Talc and Fair and Lovely. The latter, in particular, which was directed byRakesh Roshan, gave her exposure and brought in several offers for acting in feature films.

Bollywood newcomer Ileana d’Cruz, the highest paid actress in Telugu cinema who made a startling impact opposite Ranbir Kapoor in ‘Barfi!’ is to step in to play Tiger Shroff’s’s on-screen tigress in his debut film.


Yami Gautam

Yami Gautam is an Indian film and television actress. Her initial appearances were on Indian television commercials and soap operas like Yeh Pyar Na Hoga Kam and Chand Ke Paar Chalo.

In 2010, she debuted with the Kannada flick, co-starring Ganesh in Ullasa Utsaha . In 2011, She was starred in Ek Noor a Punjabi film. She then made her debut in Telugu cinema with Nuvvila in the same year. She was then starred in the 2012 blockbuster, Hindi film, Vicky Donor marking her debut in Bollywood.

Gautam was 20 when she moved to Mumbai to pursue a career in movies.She made her debut on television with Raaj kumar Aaryan followed by Chand Ke Paar Chalo, after which she played her most notable role in Yeh Pyar Na Hoga Kam aired on Colors. Then she also participated in the reality show Meethi Choori No.1 on NDTV Imagine. She was last seen as a Television actress in Yeh Pyar Na Hoga Kam after which she moved on to feature films.

She has made her Bollywood debut with Vicky Donor where she’s cast opposite Ayushmann Khurrana. She plays the role of a Bengali girl who falls in love with a Punjabi boy. The movie was a commercial success, and has also received critical appreciation.


Alia Bhatt

The Bhatt family girl has not got hold of any awards till date. She acted in the film Sangharsh (1999) starring Akshay Kumar and Priety Zinta as a child artist. She is going to start her Bollywood career with Karan Johar’s Student Of The Year and looks promising as the floor is set for another aspiring starlet to come and rock it. Thus she is not in a scurry situation to sign a lot of movies and is choosy about taking any further projects.

The gorgeous filmy family girl Alia Bhatt is born in the famous Bhatt family of Bollywood. The girl though too early to start her career as a lead actress has struck a chord at both Abhinav Kashyap and Karan Johar’s heart with the innocent spark in her face and dusky eyes.

Bollywood is known to seek for new, attractive, sizzling, gorgeous, glamorous cheeks to keep paving the way of success to eternity. Just like new stars Diana Penty, Deepika Padukone, Genelia have rocked the Bollywood floor, the girl from this filmi family with her filmi roots could also create the same euphoria. She comes from such a family where every other person is somewhere associated with the Bollywood filmdom.

The Punjabi girl, sister to Saheen, Rahul, and Pooja Bhatt has hobbies like listening to music and partying. The dusk eyed brown-haired beauty is very much determined to leave mark on a positive mark in the B-town

Thus though approached by a lot of directors and producers, she is patient and choosy about taking new work. She is focused and determined to climb to the pinnacle of success in due course of time, with the help of her patience, talent and beauty.


Diana Penty

Diana Penty (born 2 November 1985) is an Indian model and actress who appears in Bollywood films. She made her acting debut in Homi Adajania’s commercially successful romantic comedy Cocktail opposite Saif Ali Khan and Deepika Padukone, and gained appreciation for her performance.

Penty was born in Mumbai to a Parsi father and a Christian mother. Penty graduated with a Bachelors in Mass Media degree from St. Xavier’s Collegein Mumbai.

Diana started her career as a model, walking the ramp for Italian designers Trussadi and Ferre during the Indo-Italian Festival in September, 2005. Since then, she has worked with top designers such as Rina Dhaka, Rohit Bal and Wendell Rodricks.

She rose to fame after becoming the brand ambassador of Maybelline, replacing Deepika Padukone. She began her stint at Maybelline with the launch of the New White Stay UV fashion range. Later on, she began to work with such young notables Nikhil Kumar. She has appeared in a number of advertisements, including an ad for Virgin Mobile, with Ranbir Kapoor and Genelia D’Souza. As well, Penty has been featured on several magazine covers. Diana Penty featured in cover page of Elle Magazine for October 2012 issue.

Who is your favourite….Comment!


By Suhani Vanjani