The term “National Crush” is a widespread cultural phenomenon in India where people choose a celebrity or public figure they find attractive or admire. The identity of the National Crush may vary over time and based on personal preferences.
The internet era of today can indeed make anyone a star overnight. Some people are discovered in places that no one could have ever imagined. For example, a tea seller in Pakistan is now a well-famed model whom a photographer recognizes due to his beautiful eyes. Many such stories excite you to know who will be tomorrow’s celebrity. We all know several girls come into the limelight because of social media and become a national crush of India overnight.
We might not remember many actresses for their amazing performances, but we remember them because they stole our hearts with their beautiful faces. Here, we have 14 such beautiful women who became famous overnight and quickly became the National Crush of India.
She became the national crush even before she made her debut. During the promotion of her first movie, she was tagged as a beauty with brains. She indeed will become the most sought-after actress in Tollywood.
National Crush of India, Smriti Mandhana, won millions of hearts when she scored the fastest fifty for India in the Women’s Twenty International fixture. In June 2018, BCCI named her the Best Women’s International Cricketer. In addition to being a brilliant cricketer, she is also charming. Her beautiful smile made her an instant sensation in India.
Priya Prakash Varrier
Priya Prakash Varrier became very popular when a short clip from the film Oru Adaar Love went viral on the internet. In the clip, Priya was seen winking at someone, and her winking was so gorgeous that she became an overnight celebrity and the National crush of India. Now, she is famously known as a winking girl.
Shirley Setia is very popular on YouTube and has uploaded many of her songs on it. In addition to her melodious voice, she also has a beautiful face. Recently, she made her Bollywood debut with the film Nikkama. Shirley Setia is a crush of many youngsters in India.
Rashmika Mandanna is a prominent actress in the Telugu film industry, also known as Tollywood. Her latest film, Pushpa: The Rise, featuring Allu Arjun, has contributed to her growing popularity among fans. Rashmika is widely regarded as a talented and attractive actress in South India. Recently, Google has recognized her as the ‘National Crush of India,’ further adding to her fame. With the help of the internet, it is now easier than ever to achieve widespread recognition. Rashmika has starred in many hit movies, and her beautiful smile is one of her distinctive features. You can find her on Instagram by searching for her Instagram handle.
Momina Mustehsan became an instant sensation when her song Afreen Afreen was released. She sang the song with the legendary singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan. Just like her voice, her face is also gorgeous. No wonder you see her featured in the movie as an actress.
Sakshi Malik is a model who gained immense popularity when she appeared in the song Bom Diggy Diggy from Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety. That song made her the National Crush of India. After this song, she started to get many big projects. She also appeared in a music video opposite Asim Riaz.
Saima Hussain Mir
A picture of Shah Rukh Khan posing with fans went viral some years ago. In the photo, one girl got all the limelight and attention, Saima. Soon, she became famous as a selfie girl (National Crush of India)and got numerous marriage proposals.
Bigg Boss contestant Himanshi Khurana has always been an audience favorite and has a huge fan following. After BB 13, Himanshi Khurana became India’s most searched person in 2020.
Sanjana recently got her big break with the film Dil Bechara, opposite the late Sushant Singh Rajput. She was much appreciated for her work in the movie by the public and critics alike. Before this vast break, she also appeared in the film Hindi Medium. IMDb said she was the top Breakout Star of Indian Streaming Films and Web Series the previous year.
Manushi Chhillar won the 2017 Miss World Crown and became International Crush. She is equally endowed with both beauty and brain. She is a Haryana medical student and a model. She is soon going to make her Bollywood debut opposite none other than Akshay Kumar in the film Prithviraj.
Disha Patani became an instant sensation after the release of MS Dhoni: The Untold Story. She has a huge fan base on social media. She keeps her fans updated by sharing her pictures. The actress bagged many movie projects. Disha Patani also became the national crush of India overnight when the Cadbury Ad featuring her went viral in India.
Isha Talwar mainly works in Malayalam and Hindi language films, though she has also appeared in a few Tamil and Telugu films. Isha began her career as a model and initially worked in many commercials. She started her film career with the 2012 Mollywood film Thattathin Marayathu.
Recently, she won people’s hearts with her work in Mirzapur. She played the role of Madhuri Yadav Tripathi, and her performance in the series ruled over the internet. She becomes the crush of Indians after a few days of the release of Mirzapur season 2.
The internet is crushing hard on this RCB fangirl who gained thousands of followers overnight. While Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) were battling on the pitch, a mystery RCB fan stole the show from the stands. You can follow that girl on Instagram here. She is a dancer, stylist, and choreographer.
The internet can transform you into an instant celebrity; these women are a great example. Who do you think is the National Crush of India?