Monsters and Critics has a report about the new successful faces in Bollywood in the year 2006. It suggests that the new face of 2006 was Kangana Ranaut. The other new faces are:
About Kangana Ranaut, the report stated:
She made her debut with Mahesh Bhatt's controversial flick 'Gangster - A Love Story', based on mobster Abu Salem's affair with Bollywood actress Monica Bedi. Kangana played Monica's part and critics raved about her performance. She bagged the best actress award at the Asian Festival Of 1st Films in
Singaporeand also walked away with the best debutant female trophy at the Global Indian Film Awards (GIFA) in for the film. Kuala Lumpur
She was later seen in 'Woh Lamhe', a film about Mahesh Bhatt and late actress Parveen Babi. The film worked because of Kangana's brilliant performance. The film's success proved she is not a one-film wonder. The actress is now looking forward to her role in 'Shakalaka Boom Boom', releasing next year.
Best of luck to her and others. 2007 will see a number of new faces too.