The emerging TV industry gave many stars to the industry.
While Shah Rukh Khan, Vidya Balan, and Sushant Singh Rajput became the star of the Bollywood industry, many other notable actors got recognition as a talented actor.
Here, we have created a list of a few TV actresses who were very popular in the 90s for their work. Some of these actresses later went on to be part of Bollywood movies as well.
Supriya Pilgoankar is famous in the industry by her screen name Supriya.
She has been part of many famous TV series that include Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi, Sasural Genda Phool, Radhaa Ki Betiyaan Kuch Kar Dikhayengi, Tu Tu Main Main, and Kadvee Khattee Meethi.
TuTu Main Main was a comedy series revolving around the sweet and sour relationship between a daughter-in-law and mother-in-law.
In the serial, Supriya Pilgoankar played the character of the daughter-in-law.
In the sequel of the TV series, she played the character of mother-in-law. Her daughter Shriya Pilgoankar has also got fame for playing the character of Sweety Gupta.
Renuka Shahane is a famous actress who has worked in many films as well as TV serials. She is best known for her performance in the Doordarshan TV series Surabhi.
Renuka started her acting career with the Marathi movie Hach Sunbaicha Bhau. Later, she hosted the show Surabhi due to which she became a household name.
Renuka Shahane was one of the most popular TV personalities in the 80s and early 90s with her charming broad smile.
It was the reason that she got the opportunity to work in the movie Hum Aapke Hain Kaun…! along with Salman Khan and Madhuri Dixit.
Shefali Shah is a Bollywood actress who made her Bollywood debut with the movie Rangeela in 1995. It was almost a cameo role.
Later she played a supporting role in the Ram Gopal Varma’s crime drama Satya.
The actress is considered one of the most talented actresses in the industry.
Shefali was very popular in the 90s with her serials. She made her TV debut with the TV series Aarohan which aired on Doordarshan.
Later, she was part of the famous TV serial Kabhie Kabhie.
Navneet Nishan is a famous TV actress who is best known for her character Tara in the TV series Tara.
She was also part of the famous TV serial Kasautii Zindagii Kay, and Chanakya.
Navneet Nishan was pretty popular in the 90s for her contribution to the TV industry. She has also acted in many Punjabi movies as well.
Juhi Parmar established herself in the industry as a TV presenter and TV show host.
However, she has been part of many daily soap serials as well.
She is famous for playing the character of Kumkum in the TV serial Kumkum – EK Pyara Sa Bandhan.
In 2011, she participated in the celebrity reality show Bigg Boss and won the show.
Mansi Salvi is a famous TV and film actress.
Her most famous works in TV shows include Koi Apna Sa, Papa By Chance, and Pyaar Ka Dard Hai Meetha Meetha Pyaara Pyaara.
She began her career with the ZEE TV show Aashirwad.
Manasi made her film debut with a Marathi production film in 2005.
Niki has a very varied career ranging from being a model, composer, VJ, TV host to being an actress in TV and films.
She has been working in the TV industry for over 30 years now and is best known for her portrayal of Dr. Simran Mathur in the TV show Astitva…. Ek Prem Kahani.
She was also one of the jury members in Femina Miss India 1994, the year Aishwarya Rai Bachchan won the Miss World.
Rupa Ganguly (Mahabharat)
Roopa Ganguly is best known for playing the role of Draupadi in B R Chopra’s TV serial Mahabharat.
In addition to being an actress, she is also a playback singer and a politician.
She has often been compared to Shabana Azmi because of her versatility and accent adaption.
Anita made her TV debut with a TV show called Sundari.
In 2008, she played the character of Choti maa in the hit TV show Balika Vadhu and became very popular.
Anita made her Bollywood debut with the film Lekar Hum Deewana Dil in 2014.