Not all Bollywood actors are born with a silver spoon in their mouth. Some of them had their share of hardship to only get into this industry. Here are 7 of them who started off their career as junior artists:
- Mithun Chakraborty – He played his first role in the movie Do Anjaane as a junior artist after which his dance moves got famous across the nation.
- Irfan Khan – One of the most recognized faces in the Indian industry kick started his career in a movie named Salaam Bombay.
- Nawazuddin Siddiqui – While we were busy watching the better-known faces on screen in the movie Sarfarosh, this very talented actor acted as a small-time criminal.
- Rajpal Yadav – He played a 10 seconds role in the movie School as a junior artist and then got lucky to have bigger roles.
- Zoya Akhtar – Even before she starred as a director, she once chose acting as a career and worked for a small role in the movie Kamasutra.
- Karan Johar – One of the most successful directors Bollywood has produced once did an act in the movie DDLJ as SRK’s best friend.
- Shahid Kapoor – When all our eyes were glued to the sensational star Aishwarya Rai in the movie Taal, Shahid Kapoor was making his way to the industry as a background dancer.