Self Made Stars in Bollywood:
Lately, talks on Nepotism are doing around on the internet. People are realizing how hard it is for the outsiders to become huge Bollywood Stars of the country. We have listed below some talented outsiders who have made it big on their own, and we cannot help but admire their courage, talent, and determination. These actors are truly an inspiration for many struggling actors out there. They have achieved success with their talent, hard work, and their will power.
His name will always be remembered for his sheer talent, intelligence, hard work, and determination. He got famous from Ekta Kapoor’s Pavitra Rishta. From there he was selected for his debut movie as a lead actor in Kai Po Che along with Rajkumar Rao and Amit Sadh. With his charm, and infectious smile he became a household name.
2. Shah Rukh Khan
The Badshah of Bollywood has his share of struggle in the industry. According to him, no dream is impossible to achieve. His first acting project was a TV serial, Fauji. From there he got famous which led him to Bombay and the rest is history. His acting journey inspired millions of people from across the world.
3. Akshay Kumar
Khiladi of Bollywood was not accepted by the industry in his inial years. In an interview, he recalled, “I was late for my first ad assignment and the coordinator told me I didn’t deserve to be in this industry. That same evening, a make-up guy in Natraj Studio took me to Pramod Chakravorty who offered me his film.”
4. Priyanka Chopra
Most of us think that it was a cakewalk for Former Miss World, Priyanka Chopra. But to our surprise, even she faced several rejections in the industry. She revealed, “After winning the Miss World title, the first couple of years in Bollywood were horrible. I was 18 and didn’t know which film was right or wrong. There was a time when none of my films were starting.”
5. Kangana Ranaut
The Queen of Bollywood, Kangana, is one of the highest-paid actresses of the industry. She is a three-time National Award winner and her career is at its peak. She has struggled and worked hard. Despite numerous challenges she has managed to become one of the biggest stars of Bollywood.
6. Vidya Balan
One of the most talented actresses, Vidya Balan, is the greatest gift of Bollywood. Did you know she lost 12 films at the starting of her career? She stated, “one movie with Mohanlal stalled, I was labeled ‘jinxed’ and got kicked out of all 12 movies.”