Haven’t we all heard actors say numerous times how much they struggled to get into the film industry and how difficult it was to be accepted by the people? Yes, getting a foothold in any film industry is not an easy task. However, there are a very few lucky ones who have had the opportunity to debut with some plum projects which got them recognized and accepted as actors to watch out for instantly. 

In the recent years, Mollywood has seen some stellar performances from debutantes. These youngsters have now gone on to do more projects and have established themselves as serious actors. Here is a list of a few Mollywood actors in recent years who had the dream debut many wish to have:

Dulquer Salmaan:

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Dulquer debuted with the movie Second Show (2012) directed by Srinath Rajendran. His performance was well appreciated by the critics and audience. With a number of hit movies like Bangalore Days (2014)Charlie (2015) and many more to his credit, he is currently the most sought-after actor in the South.

 Vineeth Sreenivasan

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The multi-talented artist who is not only an actor but also a singer, director and producer made his debut with the 2008 movie Cycle directed by Johny Antony which was a box-office hit. Currently, Vineeth is the most popular director among the younger generation of Malayalam film fans and actors. His writing is like a breath of fresh air which has benefited Mollywood immensely.

He has directed hit movies like Thattathin Marayathu (2012), Thira (2013) and Jacobinte Swargarajyam (2016). 

Dhyan Sreenivasan

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Vineeth made sure his brother Dhyan too had a dream debut just like him and launched him with Thira directed by him. The movie was critically well-received and it paved the way for Dhyan in the industry. His other hit movies till date include Adi Kapyare Kootamani (2015)and Kunjiramayanam (2015).

Nivin Pauly

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This good-looking and brilliant actor made his debut with the Vineeth Sreenivasan-directed movie, Malarvaadi Arts Club (2010). Since his debut, Nivin has continued giving back-to-back hits like Thattathin Marayathu (2012), Neram(2013), Bangalore Days (2014), Ohm Shanthi Oshaana (2014), 1983 (2014), Premam (2015)and Action Hero Biju (2016). 

Keerthy Suresh

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Keerthy Suresh made an impressive debut playing a dual role in the movie Geethanjali (2013). She later did movies like Ring Master (2014) opposite Dileep. She has also acted in recently released hit movies like Remo (2016) opposite Sivakarthikeyan and Thodari (2016) opposite Dhanush. Her next release is the movie Bairavaaopposite Vijay, which will release next year.

Rima Kallingal

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The beautiful and talented actress Rima debuted with the movie Ritu (2009) which had a very refreshing subject and her performance was well-appreciated. She went on to star in many critically acclaimed movies like Kerala Cafe (2009), Indian Rupee (2011), 22 Female Kottayam (2012) and Rani Padmini (2015).

Do you have a favorite? Did we miss out on any actors? Feel free to comment below and let us know.