New faces ready to take over Bollywood in 2018
From star children to television stars and models - there are a lot of fresh faces who are going to begin their Bollywood innings this year
.Here's a list of names that are all set to make their Bollywood foray:
* Janhvi Kapoor: Daughter of veteran actor Sridevi and producer Boney Kapoor, Janhvi is set to step into showbiz with Dhadak, backed by filmmaker Karan Johar. The film, an adaptation of the acclaimed Marathi film Sairat, is slated to release on July 6. Sridevi feels Jhanvi is ready to face the challenges of Bollywood as she has seen her mother and knows what she is getting into.
* Ishaan Khattar: Actor Shahid Kapoor's younger brother, Ishaan will be seen sharing screen space with Janhvi in Dhadak. He is also the lead actor of Iranian film director Majid Majidi's India-set film Beyond the Clouds, but Dhadak will mark his debut in Hindi cinema.
* Sara Ali Khan: Actors Saif Ali Khan and Amrita Singh's daughter Sara will star opposite Sushant Singh Rajput in her debut film Kedarnath, directed by Abhishek Kapoor.
* Utkarsh Sharma: Remember Jeetey, the son of actors Sunny Deol and Amisha Patel's characters in Gadar: Ek Prem Katha? Well, he is all set to make his mark in Hindi cinema with his upcoming film Genius.
* Aayush Sharma: Superstar Salman Khan's brother-in-law Aayush will be facing the camera for Loveratri, which is said to be a love story based in Gujarat. The female lead of the film, backed by Salman's production banner Salman Khan Films (SKF), is yet to be announced. It will be helmed by first-timer Abhiraj Minawala.
* Karan Deol: Actor Sunny Deol will launch his son Karan with Pal Pal Dil Ke Paas. The film's title is inspired from Dharmendra's famous song from his film Blackmail. Karan's entry into filmdom marks the onset of the third generation of Deols in Bollywood.
* Banita Sandhu: Banita, a model, will be seen making her foray into Hindi filmdom with Shoojit Sircar's slice-of-life love story October, co-starring Varun Dhawan. It is shot in Delhi and in Himachal Pradesh.
* Ankita Lokhande: Popular as Archana from the TV show Pavitra Rishta, Ankita is gearing up for her debut with Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi. She will be seen playing the role of Jhalkaribai in the film, which stars Kangana Ranaut in the title role.
* Mouni Roy: She has been regaling Indian television fans since first starring in Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi. Having featured in a slew of other fiction and non-fiction shows, Mouni will now step into Bollywood with the Akshay Kumar-starrer Gold, a sports drama helmed by Reema Kagti.
* Rohan Mehra: The upcoming film Baazaar launches Rohan Mehra, son of late actor Vinod Mehra, who has starred in films like Raftaar, Anuraag and Jurmana. Baazaar is set against the backdrop of the stock market, and also features Saif Ali Khan, Chitrangada Singh and Radhika Apte.