High School MusicalThe cast of "High School Musical."
Zac Efron Aka Troy BoltonZac Efron's latest film, "The Lucky One," isn't exactly thrilling the critics, but fans are still happy with his steadily rising career -- and his whole new set of muscles. His films since "High School Musical 3" include "Charlie St. Cloud," "Liberal Arts," and "Me and Orson Welles." He can be seen soon in the thriller “The Paperboy,” which also stars Nicole Kidman and John Cusack.
ONGC may file draft share sale docs this week
State-run Oil & Natural Gas Corp may file the draft prospectus for its share sale this week, its chairman A.K. Hazarika said on Wednesday.
He also told reporters the company is looking for foreign partners to bid in India's latest exploration licensing round.
ONGC's finance chief D.K. Sarraf told Reuters earlier this month the company would file for its planned share sale by the end of February.
The Indian government, which owns 74.14 percent of ONGC, plans to sell 5 percent in the offer as part of wider plan to sell stakes in about 60 state-run firms over the next few years to cut its fiscal deficit and garner funds for the poor.
Ashley Tisdale Aka Sharpay EvansAshley Tisdale got her own "HSM" spin-off, the direct-to-video "Sharpay's Fabulous Adventure." She had a starring role in the short-lived television series “Hellcats,” playing a college cheerleader. She does voice work for the Disney animated series "Phineas and Ferb.” She stars in the coming film “Jonah & the Whale.” She posed nude for Allure magazine last year, when she was quoted as saying, "Being in this shoot was me saying, 'I'm not just the young girl everybody thinks I am. I'm actually a woman.'"
Lucas Grabeel Aka Ryan EvansLucas Grabeel has a recurring role on the ABC Family show “Switched at Birth.” He starred in the musical Web series "I Kissed a Vampire."
Corbin Bleu Aka Chad DanforthCorbin Bleu had a lead role as a model in the short-lived drama series “The Beautiful Life: TBL.” He’s also had stints on Broadway, including the musical "In the Heights," and he appeared in an episode of the series “The Good Wife.” His coming films include “Renee” and “Scary or Die.”
Monique Coleman Aka Taylor McKessieMonique Coleman is the head of the website Gimme Mo’, which is “dedicated to empowering today's youth.” Her television work since “HSM” includes an episode of the animated series “The Cleveland Show” and an appearance in one episode of the forensic thriller “Bones.”
Olesya Rulin Aka Kelsi NielsenOlesya Rulin has been involved in several small film productions, including “Flying By,” “Expecting Mary,” and “Apart.”
As Zac Efron faces a lukewarm reception for The Lucky One -- the film featuring his first grown-up romantic lead -- let's take a look back at the stars of High School Musical, the made-for-television Disney movie that launched a multimillion-dollar franchise.
It has been more than six years since HSM premiered. The film was a huge break for its stars, then fresh-faced child actors who certainly were not known for taking edgier roles. HSM was cheesy, to be sure, but it was profitable cheese.
The High School Musical alum are still relatively fresh-faced, but some have clearly been trying to break away from that annoyingly squeaky-clean Disney image. One even posed nude for a magazine, and it wasn't Vanessa Hudgens.
Here's a look at the former HSM stars, what they've been up to, and where they are today.