Bollywood’s Stars First Salaries:
No one finds success overnight. We all have to work towards our dream and learn to believe in ourselves. Even the biggest Bollywood stars of the Film Industry were not born-stars. They have struggled their way out to stardom. There’s a lot we can learn from them and motivate ourselves to work harder each day. Let us present you with the struggles of India’s biggest stars.
1. Shah Rukh Khan
The man who has conquered the world with his charming looks and lovable characters is among the richest actors on the planet. His journey to success was not so easy. He struggled and worked hard. He started earning when he was pretty young. He worked as a ticket seller at the cinema. It earned him only 50 Rs per day.
One of the most talented actors, regarded as the Shahenshah of Bollywood, has an amazing bank balance. Before choosing acting as his career, he used to work in a coal mine that fetched him Rs 500 per month.
You will be amazed to know that the superstar of Bollywood got rs 51 as his first salary for Dil Bhi Tera, Hum Bhi Tere
4. Irrfan Khan
This guy made everyone fall in love with his suave and humble nature. The greatest actor is indeed our greatest inspiration. His first job was as a tuition teacher that used to fetch him just Rs 25 per student.
5. Kalki Koechlin
Kalki was a waitress in a café in London. She took this job to support her finances while she was a student at a university there. Her first job earned her 40 pounds.
6. Rohit Shetty
The coveted Bollywood director, who has a bunch of entertaining films under his hat, was assistant director to filmmaker Kuku Kohli. That earned him just Rs. 35 per day.
7. Boman Irani
In an interview, Boman revealed, “I started with sports photography, my pictures were getting composed pretty well and I used to make about 25 – 30 rupees per picture. I said this is a great outlet if I can make a profession out of this, then I will be a happy creative soul.”