There are several plus size actresses who are breaking stereotypes in the TV industry. They have not only broken the norm of size zero in Tellyland but also proved that figure is not the only factor for success in the entertainment industry.
Let’s check out the list of successful plus size divas in TV industry:
1) Bharti Singh
Standup comedienne ‘Bharti Singh’ is considered as pride of Tellyland. After entertaining the viewers in ‘Bigg Boss 12’ and ‘India’s Got Talent 8’, the actress is currently seen in ‘Khatron Ke Khiladi 9’. Bharti is doing great in both professional and personal front. She is happily married to television writer ‘Harsh Limbachiyaa’ who is three years younger to her.
2) Anjali Anand
‘Anjali Anand’ made her debut with Ekta Kapoor’s ‘Dhhai Kilo Prem’. She is currently seen essaying the role of ‘Lovely’ in popular daily soap ‘Kulfi Kumarr Bajewala’.
3) Smriti Kalra
TV actress ‘Smriti Kalra’ made her television debut with ‘12/24 Karolbagh’ in 2009. The 31-year-old actress also appeared in ‘Suvreen Guggal Topper of The Year’ and ‘Dil Sambhal Ja Zara’. Though the actress has lost considerable weight, she managed to make place with her plus size avatar in hearts of audience.
4) Delnaaz Irani
‘Delnaaz Irani’ is a popular actress who appears in daily soaps and Bollywood films. Kal Ho Naa Ho fame actress has ditched fatness with her sweet and beautiful face. After divorce from ‘Rajeev Paul’, the 46-year-old actress has found love again in ‘Percy Karkaria’.
5) Rytasha Rathore
Badho Bahu fame ‘Rytasha Rathore’ is a plus size actress. TV actress who essayed sanskari role in the daily soap is quite bold in her real life. She keeps sharing her swimwear photos with fans on social media.
6) Akshaya Naik
‘Akshaya Naik’ is a web series actress who keeps sharing powerful messages on bodyshaming on social media. Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai fame actress is a voice over artist and trained dancer as well.
7) Chandni Bhagwanani
Child artist turned TV star made debut in lead role with ‘Amita Ka Amit’ in 2013. Though Chandani has lost 12 kg now, audience showered love on her bubbly avatar in the past.
8) Vahbbiz Dorabjee
Parsi beauty ‘Vahbbiz Dorabjee’ is a model turned actress who appeared in serials including Pyaar Kii Ye Ek Kahaani, Bahu Hamari Rajinikanth and Saraswatichandra. The voluptuous actress has lost considerable weight now.
9) Pushtiie Shakti
Mahi Way fame ‘Pushtiie Shakti’ is one of the most beloved plus-size TV actresses. Theater artist turned TV star is not only positive about her body, but also acted as professional healer with her happy go lucky avatar in ‘Mahi Way’.
Grand salute to these big, bold and beautiful plus size actresses of tellyland