Bollywood has produced many actresses who have scorched the screen before fading away. The film industry flirted with them but never loved. Here are some of the divas who may have been lost, but never forgotten.
1. Antara Mali
Remember the girl who wanted to be Madhuri Dixit? Yes, we are talking about Antara Mali. Known for movies like Company and Road, Antara got married in 2009 and since then she was never seen on films.
Last she was seen in ‘Naach’ and ‘Mr Ya Miss’.
2. Sneha Ullal
Salman Khan has launched many actresses in Bollywood and one of them is Sneha Ullal. She debuted with ‘Lucky: No Time for Love’ opposite Salman Khan, but soon she escaped to Telugu film industry and has not been seen since.
3. Gayatri Joshi
After debuting with Shah Rukh Khan, this pretty woman vanished. She justified the role of ‘Geeta’ in Swades, but soon after the film Gayatri married businessman Vikas Oberoi.
4. Kim Sharma
Best known for starring in Mohabattein, Kim has been out of the news for quite some time now. She was mostly in the news for her alleged affair with Yuvraj Singh. She got married in 2010, but kept it a low-key affair. Now she is in Kenya.
5. Tanushree Dutta
2005 was mainly about the song ‘Aashiq Banaya Aashiq Banaya Aapne’, but do you remember the actress. She was Tanushree Dutta, 2004 Femina Miss India Universe. This was her only blockbuster. Though she was seen in many other films later, nobody knows what she is up to now.
6. Udita Goswami
Goswami started her career as a model and worked in a few ad films like Pepsi and Titan. She debuted in Bollywood with ‘Paap’ in 2003. She worked in some of the other films like Zeher and Aksar, but later she married director Mohit Suri.
7. Ayesha Takia
The ‘Complan’ girl Ayesha Takia debuted in Bollywood with ‘Taarzan: The Wonder Car’, for which she also won the Filmfare Best Debut Award in 2004. Some of her notable films include Dor and Wanted. However, she vanished from the screen after her wedding with politician and businessman Farhan Azmi. Also, she was seen hosting musical reality show ‘Sur Kshetra’ in 2012.
8. Preeti Janghiani
Preeti was one of the actresses who made her Bollywood debut in Mohabbatein and then disappeared, she worked in some Telugu films before vanishing away.
She married actor Praveen Dabbas in 2008 and is blessed with a baby girl.
9. Koena Mitra
The Bong siren,who shimmied her way into public gaze with sensuous dance numbers and glamorous roles, is now best remembered for a career that fizzled out and a botched-up nose job.
She was last seen in Apna sapna Money Money way back in 2006 and nothing much has been heard from her after that
10. Mayuri Kango
The Mahesh Bhatt finding debuted in Papa kehte Hai in 1996 opposing Jugal Hansraj, she became the teenagers crush before fading away.
She married a NRI and now works in a Corporate firm in Gurgaon.