• Fawad Afazal Khan, Tiger Shroff, Tahir Raj BhasinTwitter/ Varinder Chawla
  • Kriti SanonVarinder Chawla
  • 'Citylights' Cast (L to R) Rajkumar Rao, Patralekha, director Hansal Mehta and Manav KaulVarinder Chawla

Debutants including Fawad Khan and Tiger Shroff were successful in impressing both the audience and critics with their remarkable performances in 2014.

Here is a list of Bollywood newbies who made a mark in the industry in 2014:

Fawad Khan

The handsome hunk who captured millions of hearts with his looks and performance is a Pakistani actor. He made his first appearance in "Khoobsurat" opposite Sonam Kapoor. His debut performance took him on a winning spree of awards. Khan will be appearing in his next with the same actress.

Tahir Bhasin

Tahir Bhasin thrilled viewers with his brilliant performance as a villain in "Mardaani." The model turned actor bagged his debut film with Rani Mukerji which was listed in the nominations for Best Actor In a Negative Role.

Tiger Shroff

Legendary actor Jackie Shroff's son Tiger also made his debut this year. His body and dance moves stole many hearts in his first film "Heropanti" with Kriti Sanon. The debutant won Stardust and BIG Star Entertainment Awards for his performance. He will be neaxt seen in Sabbir Khan and Remo D'Souza's directorials.

Kriti Sanon

"Heropanti" actress Kriti Sanon made her debut with co-star Tiger Shroff in the film. Her perfect looks and acting skills have already given opportunities to work with actors like Shahid Kapoor. She will be seen in "Farzi" with Kapoor and Sajid Nadiadwala's film with Tiger Shroff next.

Patralekha Paul

Patralekha Paul made her debut in films with Rajkumar Rao in Hansal Mehta's directorial "Citylights." Her performance surprised the viewers and the newbie received lot of appreciation, even by Bollywood stars like Shabana Azmi and Vidya Balan.

The actress will be seen next in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's production.

Also read