Bollywood's one film wonders

Updated: February 22, 2010 14:00 IST

As we witness Imran Khan's second flop, we wonder if he was a one film wonder like many others in Bollywood. Take a look.

Bollywood\'s one film wonders
Sneha Ullal: Sneha Ullal was known as the Aishwarya Rai-lookalike when she entered the film world but the actress is now keen to carve a niche for herself. After featuring in spooky thriller Click, she feels it's time she proved her calibre to people who misguided her when she first came to Bollywood.

She grabbed headlines with her debut film Lucky for her resemblance to Ash. As the actress makes a comeback we take a look at other one film wonders of Bollywood.
Bollywood\'s one film wonders
Chandni: Another actress who worked opposite Salman Khan was his Sanam Bewafa co-star Chandni who also disappeared soon after that one film.
Bollywood\'s one film wonders
Jiah Khan: Jiah Khan became a name everyone knew when Ram Gopal Verma's Nishabd released. She played a 16-year-old in love with a 60-year-old played by Amitabh Bachchan and generated much controversy. Post that, however, things have been downhill journey for the actress.
Bollywood\'s one film wonders
Bhumika Chawla: Another of Salman Khan's discoveries was Bhumika Chawla, his co-star in Tere Naam. After this movie, Bhumika went back to doing Telugu films with a few unknown Hindi ones thrown in occasionally. Now the actress is happily married to Yoga guru Bharat Thakur.
Bollywood\'s one film wonders
Tanisha: Kajol's kid sister has made many attempts but hasn't got the success till now. Tanisha was seen in Neal n Nikki and Sarkar.
Bollywood\'s one film wonders
Gracy Singh: Gracy Singh who made it big with Aamir Khan's Lagaan couldn't do much in Bollywood. She was also seen in Munnabhai MBBS opposite Sanjay Dutt.
Bollywood\'s one film wonders
Mandakini: Similar to the fate of Rajiv Kapoor was the fate of his Ram Teri Ganga Maili leading lady Mandakini. She did numerous films after this, but none worked with the audience, and in 1996, she finally quit Bollywood after rumours of an affair with an underworld don.
Bollywood\'s one film wonders
Bhagyashree: It seems making your debut opposite Salman Khan is jinxed. Actress Bhagyashree shot to instant stardom after Maine Pyaar Kiya and then slipped away into oblivion soon after. It is said that she only wanted to work opposite her husband and that was not a condition most directors were willing to work with, so she stopped getting offers.
Bollywood\'s one film wonders
Gayatri Joshi: Gayatri Joshi who was seen in the film Swades opposite Shah Rukh Khan disappeared just after the film.
Bollywood\'s one film wonders
Vijay Arora: Few can forget the mischievous man to whom Zeenat Aman sings the song Chura liya hai tumne jo dil ko in Yaadon Ki Baraat, but almost no one remembers his name. It is Vijay Arora and he did many films and TV serials after that, but none worth writing home about.
Bollywood\'s one film wonders
Suneil Anand: We think star kids have everything served to them on a silver platter. In a way they do, but success can never be guaranteed. Superstar Dev Anand's son Suneil Anand acted along with his father in the film Anand Aur Anand, but nothing worked for him after that. He has a total of three films to his credit and none of them are really known.
Bollywood\'s one film wonders
Kumar Gaurav: Bollywood's most famous one film wonder in Kumar Gaurav. He got unprecedented success with his debut film Love Story, but nothing clicked for him after that. His father, Rajendra Kumar tried to help him, as did his brother-in-law Sanjay Dutt, but nothing worked for him.
Bollywood\'s one film wonders
Rajiv Kapoor: Almost every actor hailing from the Prithviraj Kapoor clan made it big in Bollywood and so it seemed would Rajiv Kapoor, son of Raj Kapoor. He did one superhit film Ram Teri Ganga Maili, but didn't manage a single other hit before or after this one. In 1990, he finally gave up acting altogether.
Bollywood\'s one film wonders
Rahul Roy and Anu Aggarwal:The two actors of the superhit film Aashiqui, Anu Aggarwal and Rahul Roy disappeared from the limelight almost mysteriously after that film. While Anu Aggarwal quit showbiz completely, Rahul Roy emerged during the first season of TV show Bigg Boss which he won.
Bollywood\'s one film wonders
Ayub Khan: Actor Ayub Khan is visible in a number of films even today, but his only well-known role was in Mritydand opposite Madhuri Dixit.
Bollywood\'s one film wonders
Arya Babbar: Raj Babbar's son Arya got noticed when he acted in Ab Ke Baras, after which he was forgotten till we saw him in a supporting role in Guru.
Bollywood\'s one film wonders
Jugal Hansraj: Jugal Hansraj will always be remembered as the adorable blue-eyed boy in Masoom even though he did a few films as a full-fledged actor. His film Aa Gale Lag Jaa opposite Urmila Matondkar worked for nostalgia value, but little else got him any points. He finally appeared as one of the three supporting actors in Mohabbatein and has recently given up acting to get into direction.
Bollywood\'s one film wonders
Vivek Mushran: Few can forget the childlike Vivek Mushran of Saudagar fame, even though that remains his only major hit. After this he slipped into supporting roles and did films like Ram Jaane and more recently Kisna, though without much recognition.
Bollywood\'s one film wonders
Sanjay Kapoor: Sanjay Kapoor may have had the backing of brothers Anil and Boney Kapoor, but that didn't take him very far in Bollywood. His first film Raja was a big hit, but little else was after that though he managed minor success with films like Mohabbat and Auzaar. After many forgettable films, he emerged in a guest appearance in Kal Ho Naa Ho and recently in a supporting role in Luck By Chance where he plays a character very close to his person.
Bollywood\'s one film wonders
Puru Raj Kumar: Superstar Raj Kumar's son Puru Raj Kumar made his debut with the film Bal Brahmachari, but nothing really worked for him after that. He was recently seen in a supporting role in the film Umrao Jaan.

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