Bobby Darling is an openly transgender Indian actress active in Bollywood and regional Indian films, celebrity, reality show participant, and model. Before transitioning she appeared in the Limca Book of Records for doing 18 roles as a gay man by the time she was 23 years old. Bobby, during a visit to audition for a television show, caught the attention of Rishi Vohra, who cast her in the film Maine Dil Tujhko Diya as the leader of the college group The Sisters. Initially a minor role, the character was given a more pivotal part when producer-cum-director Sohail Khan was impressed with her performance during its filming. In 2006 Darling came into wider Indian prominence when cast in the first season reality TV programme Bigg Boss, which follows the Big Brother format, which was first developed by Endemol in the Netherlands. Darling was also the first person representing sexuality minorities which has continued on the show. She has since appeared on other shows, and media, and made appearances while continuing her acting career In 2013 Darling was honoured to be performing for the first time in her career a mujra dance.