Chocolate was to be Tanushree Dutta’s debut in 2005. However Aashiq Banaya Aapne beat it to the theaters. The movie enjoyed moderate success. She also had a Telugu release Veerabhadra. Apart from a cameo in 36 China Town, she didn’t have any movies in 2006. But had five releases in 2007 – Risk, Good Boy Bad Boy, Raqeeb, Dhol and Speed.
Her only release in 2008, Saas Bahu Aur Sensex did well.