Diwali special: Sooraj Pancholi, Athiya Shetty, Waluscha are the newest patakhas in townhttps://indianexpress.com/photos/entertainment-gallery/diwali-special-sooraj-pancholi-athiya-shetty-waluscha-are-the-newest-patakhas-in-town/

Diwali special: Sooraj Pancholi, Athiya Shetty, Waluscha are the newest patakhas in town

In keeping with the festive season, we bring to you a Diwali special - the newest patakhas in B-Town, which are none other than all the debutants of 2015.

Athiya Shetty, Sooraj pancholi, Waluscha De Souza, Harshvardhan Kapoor, Mahira Khan, Karan Singh Grover, Kapil Sharma, Pooja Hegde, bollywood, entertainment

n keeping with the festive season, we bring to you a Diwali special - the newest patakhas in B-Town, which are none other than all the debutants of 2015.

Athiya Shetty, Sooraj pancholi, Waluscha De Souza, Harshvardhan Kapoor, Mahira Khan, Karan Singh Grover, Kapil Sharma, Pooja Hegde, bollywood, entertainment

Sooraj Pancholi: After making headlines for the wrong reasons, Sooraj who is the son of Aditya Pancholi and Zarina Wahab, made his foray into cinema with Nikhil Advani's 'Hero' opposite Athiya Shetty. He became the talk of the town for his chiseled body and good looks.

Athiya Shetty, Sooraj pancholi, Waluscha De Souza, Harshvardhan Kapoor, Mahira Khan, Karan Singh Grover, Kapil Sharma, Pooja Hegde, bollywood, entertainment

Athiya Shetty: Daughter of actor Suniel and Mana Shetty, Athiya made her Bollywood debut with Salman Khan's production, 'Hero' directed by Nikhil Advani. Athiya was seen romancing newbie, Sooraj Pancholi in the movie. Athiya, who is already the face of Maybelline, is going places.

Athiya Shetty, Sooraj pancholi, Waluscha De Souza, Harshvardhan Kapoor, Mahira Khan, Karan Singh Grover, Kapil Sharma, Pooja Hegde, bollywood, entertainment

Waluscha De Sousa: Though a popular face on the ramp for years, this is model Waluscha's first Bollywood outing and boy is it a big one! She will be making her debut in Shah Rukh Khan-starrer 'Fan' which is set to hit cinemas in April 2016. She is often spotted at red carpet events. Though her look from Fan is yet to be unveiled, we can't wait to see her sizzle on screen.

Athiya Shetty, Sooraj pancholi, Waluscha De Souza, Harshvardhan Kapoor, Mahira Khan, Karan Singh Grover, Kapil Sharma, Pooja Hegde, bollywood, entertainment

Harshvardhan Kapoor: The youngest son of actor Anil Kapoor, Harshvardhan is all set to make his onscreen debut in Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's 'Mirziya' opposite newcomer Saiyami Kher. Though 'Mirziya' is the youngster's first film, he previously worked as an assistant director on the sets of 'Bombay Velvet'. 'Mirziya' will hit screens in May, next year.

Athiya Shetty, Sooraj pancholi, Waluscha De Souza, Harshvardhan Kapoor, Mahira Khan, Karan Singh Grover, Kapil Sharma, Pooja Hegde, bollywood, entertainment

Kapil Sharma: After experiencing immense success with his television show, 'Comedy Nights With Kapil', the funny man made his debut with Abbas Mustan's 'Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon'. The film had a decent running at the Box Office.

Athiya Shetty, Sooraj pancholi, Waluscha De Souza, Harshvardhan Kapoor, Mahira Khan, Karan Singh Grover, Kapil Sharma, Pooja Hegde, bollywood, entertainment

Mahira Khan: This Pakistani actress has a successful onscreen career back home and is known for her work including 'Humsafar', 'Shehr-e-Zaat' and 'Sadqay Tumhare'. However, for her Bollywood debut she bagged a role opposite none other than Shah Rukh Khan in Rahul Dholakia's 'Raes'.

Athiya Shetty, Sooraj pancholi, Waluscha De Souza, Harshvardhan Kapoor, Mahira Khan, Karan Singh Grover, Kapil Sharma, Pooja Hegde, bollywood, entertainment

Karan Singh Grover: Model and actor Karan has starred in a number of television shows including 'Kasautii Zindagii Kay', 'Qubool Hai' and reality shows like 'Jhalak Dikhla Jaa' and 'Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi'. Earlier this year, he made his B-Town film debut with Bhushan Patel's thriller, 'Alone' opposite Bipasha Basu. He has two upcoming projects - 'Hate Story 3' and '3Dev'.

Athiya Shetty, Sooraj pancholi, Waluscha De Souza, Harshvardhan Kapoor, Mahira Khan, Karan Singh Grover, Kapil Sharma, Pooja Hegde, bollywood, entertainment

Pooja Hegde: Crowned as the second runner-up at the Miss Universe India 2010, the former beauty queen foryaed into films with Mysskin's Tamil superhero film 'Mugamoodi' and has also featured in Telugu films. She has landed a role in Hrithik Roshan-starrer, 'Mohenjo Daro' which will release next year.