The Indian Hindi TV industry seems to be full of glam from far away. But, the industry is not at all easy. While some actors reach the top of their career with a hit show, whereas some actors struggle to find a good project. Although actors have gained immense stardom and fame with their work in the industry, they have still opted to quit the industry for various reasons. Today, we bring you a list of actors who have quit showbiz.
Mihika Verma, who is known for her role in Yeh Hai Mohabbatein, left her acting career in 2016 after she married US-based NRI Anand Kapai and settled with her family there.
Anagha Bhosale, best known for playing the role of Nandini in the popular TV show Anupamaa, has quit acting. The actress revealed that she took the step for her “religious beliefs & spiritual path.”
Shveta Salve shifted base to Goa a long time back and is leading a happy married life with her family in Goa. After getting married, Shveta left the TV industry. Shveta’s husband Hermit is a stylist and owner of an event management company. The two co-own a restaurant in Goa.
Bigg Boss fame Sana Khan shocked everyone by announcing that she is quitting showbiz in 2020. In a long post, she wrote about choosing to ‘serve humanity and follow the order of my Creator’. Following a bitter break-up, Sana married Anas Saiyad.
Mohena Kumari Singh, who rose to fame with Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai, left showbiz after marrying politician Suyesh Rawat. Mohena has an immense fan following and she has been a choreographer as well. Currently, Mohena is focusing on dance and chronicles her life as a vlogger.
Somya Seth earned immense love and popularity as Navya Anant Bajpai in TV show Navya…Naye Dhadkan Naye Sawaal. She was last seen in Chakravartin Ashoka Samrat in 2016. Later, she shifted to the US during her marriage. However, the former actress had a troublesome married life, which led to divorce in 2019. Currently, she is a single mother to Ayden and a registered real estate agent in the US.
While Aashka Goradia hasn’t quit showbiz per se, the actress has shifted focus to her cosmetics line and also teaches yoga with hubby Brent Goble. Aashka has also shifted base to Goa, where they have their yoga school.
Anas Rashid, who played the role of Sooraj Rathi in the television show, Diya Aur Baati Hum has been away from the small screen ever since he got married in 2017. Reportedly, Anas is currently in his hometown and has taken up farming.
Sangram Singh, who played an antagonist in the hit TV show, Yeh Hai Mohabbatein got married to his Norwegian girlfriend and got settled in Norway. Later, he never looked back to the television industry.
Balika Vadhu fame Anjum Farooki, who became a household as Gauri, bid goodbye to the industry after her marriage. The actress opted for an arranged marriage in 2013 with Saqib Syed, who’s in the merchant navy.
Disha Vakani is fondly known as Dayaben from the sitcom Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah. After getting pregnant, the actress took maternity leave for some time but never returned.
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