Updated December 17th, 2023 at 18:25 IST

Nayanthara to Shehnaaz Gill, actors who made their Bollywood debuts in 2023

In the vibrant landscape of Hindi cinema, 2023 witnessed a surge of promising newcomers. From

Bollywood debuts in 2023 | Image:Bollywood debuts in 2023 I IMDb

New talents stormed into Bollywood in 2023, with actors like Rijul Ray, Nayanthara, Shehnaaz Gill, Paloma Thakeria Dhillon, and Rajveer Deol marking their debuts, earning admiration from audiences and setting the stage for promising careers. Here is the list of all the actors that made their Bollywood debut in 2023.

Rijul Ray 

Rijul Ray's journey from the theater to the silver screen marked a significant debut in the supernatural thriller Adhura. Portraying the character of Dev Pratap Jamawal, Ray's transition showcased his prowess as he seamlessly navigated the intricate realms of cinema after honing his skills as a voice-over artist since 2011.

Rijul Ray has debuted in Adhura which is a supernatural thriller movie I IMDb


Nayanthara, a celebrated actress in the Tamil, Telugu, and Malayalam film industries, made an impactful Bollywood debut in Atlee's in Jawan. Her portrayal of a committed police officer earned accolades in this high-grossing film, solidifying her presence in the Hindi cinema world.

Nayanthara is popular Tamil, Telugu, and Malayalam actress and made her Bollywood debut in 2023 I IMDb


Shehnaaz Gill 

Starting as a singer and rising to fame through reality TV, Shehnaaz Gill entered Bollywood with a supporting role in Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan. Her stint in another movie, Thank You For Coming, marks her growing presence in the industry post her reality show popularity.

Reality show fame, Shehnaaz made her Bollywood debut in 2023 I IMDb

Paloma Thakeria Dhillon

Paloma Thakeria Dhillon, the 21-year-old daughter of renowned Indian actress Poonam Dhillon and film producer Ashok Thakeria, stepped into Bollywood with Sooraj Barjatya's Dono. Her digital influence and familial legacy combined as she graced the screen opposite Rajveer Deol.

Poonam Dhillon daughter Paloma Thakeria Dhillon made her Bollywood debut in 2023 with Dono I IMDb

Rajveer Deol

Sunny Deol's younger son, Rajveer Deol, made his debut in Dono, sharing the screen with Paloma Thakeria Dhillon. Under the direction of Avnish Barjatya, the film garnered attention, marking the beginning of a new chapter for the Deol scion in the world of Hindi cinema.

 Rajveer Deol who is the son of famous actor Sunny Deol made is debut in Avnish Barjatya's film I IMDb

Alizeh Agnihotri

Alizeh Agnihotri ventured into acting with Farrey. Graduating from Mumbai's DG Ruparel College, her diverse talents extend beyond acting, hinting at a promising career in Bollywood's competitive landscape.

Alizeh Agnihotri made her Bollywood debut in 2023 with Farrey I IMDb

While they made their debuts in 2023, many star kids are awaiting their debut films to hit the theaters in 2024 including Sanjay Kapoor's daughter Shanaya Kapoor, Ajay Devgn's nephew Amaan Devgn and Raveena Tandon's daughter Rasha Thadani. 


Published December 17th, 2023 at 18:25 IST