10 Self Made Bollywood Stars Who Tasted Success

Kangana Ranaut

We all must have dreamt of be a part of the Bollywood Industry someday or other. This is a fact that no one can deny. But how many of the commoners actually have succeeded in being a part of this glamorous industry? Most of the actors being launched today happen to be the star kids who are so much groomed since their childhood that an outsider coming from an audition is not able to match up well.

But yes, everyone is not gifted with a true talent. Hence, it is not mandatory that a kid coming from a family of actors will have the talent of acting breathtakingly. On the other hand, a person who is completely outside of the Bollywood world may be capable of bring life to a character that he or she is playing.

So, let us talk about some of those amazing outsiders who actually have made it to stardom among the crowd of starkids.

  1. Shah Rukh Khan

Shahrukh KhanShah Rukh Khan started his career with Television shows like Fauji and Circus. He came to Mumbai with just Rs 1500 and a dream to become an actor and now he is the owner of whopping $600 million. Known as the Khan in the industry, he is definitely one of the finest examples of a self made man.

  1. Akshay Kumar

Akshay KumarWhen it comes to brilliant acting in all genres, one very first name that comes to mind is that of Akshay Kumar. The super fit freak is a versatile actor and has inspiring struggle story to become someone whom everyone considers to be one of the top best actors of the Bollywood industry.

  1. Anushka Sharma

AnushkaSharmaAnushka Sharma was a model but never thought about acting initially. It was her manager who suggested trying at acting that inspired her to go for the audition of Rabb Ne Bana Di Jodi, her first movie. The interesting fact is that she was unaware of the fact at that time that she is going for the audition of an YRF banner movie. Now she is not just an actor but also an amazing film producer.

  1. Priyanka Chopra

Priyanka chopra

After winning the crown of Miss World, Priyanka Chopra entered Bollywood but was not able to succeed due to her wrong choice of movies. But she proved her outstanding acting skills through a negative role in the movie Aitraz. After that what follows is history and now she is a global figure after have done so many International projects and getting married to Nick Jonas.

  1. Deepika Padukone

Coming from sport family, she was all new in Bollywood and now is one of the most successful actresses in the Bollywood Industry. She started modeling initially and took to some of the commercials such as that of Liril and others. Finally, she got her in Shah Rukh Khan starrer movie Om Shanti Om and then she has an entire list of successful movies laid in front of her.

  1. Kangana Ranaut

Kangana RanautKnown as the controversial queen, she is not just famous for her controversial statements but also her acting skills. She won the best debut award for her movie Gangster after which she came up with some of the finest movies in the industry. Some of the epic movies that the audience will never forget are Queen, Tanu Weds Manu, and many more.

  1. Vidya Balan

Vidya BalanWhen you talk about a versatile actress, Vidya Balan is the name in Bollywood Industry for sure. She started her career with a TV serial Hum Paanch and then landed to the silver screen with Regional movies. She also became a part of a very famous music album by Euphoria after which she got her break in one of the iconic movies Parineeta.

  1. Irrfan Khan

Irrfan KhanWhen you talk about the finest acting experts in Bollywood Industry, Irrfan Khan is one such unmatched gem. It is due to his personality, effortless acting skills, and impeccable talent that even after his lost battle to cancer, the Bollywood audience is not able to accept the fact that he is no more. Not just he gave some of the mesmerizing movies in Bollywood such as Paan Singh Tomar, Angrezi Medium, and many more but also became an unforgettable part of the International cinema with some of the popular movies like Life of Pie.

  1. Sushant Singh Rajput

Sushant Singh RajputSome actors get noticed only when they are gone. Sushant Singh Rajput started his acting career with the TV serial Pavitra Rishta that made him a star of the TV world. Soon, he tried his hand over movies and he was casted in his first movie Kai Po Che that was a major hit. Though he was a part of many of the superhit movies such as PK, the turning point of his life was when he played the role of MS Dhoni. He died too soon at the age of 34 leaving his fans in a state of confusion.

10. Ayushman Khurana

Ayushman KhuranaAyushman Khuarana is stated as one of his kind actors in the Bollywood movies. This is because he has been doing movies that is absolutely out of the league and is instant hits among the audience. His debut movie was Vicky Donor that was an instant hit despite of the concept that was something that is not openly talked among Indian population. Since then, he has been coming up with amazing movies and has become one of the most successful actors in the industry.

The list does not just end here. There are also a number of other actors who are doing really great in Bollywood without the help of a Godfather. Some of the names that are worth mentioning here are Rajkumar Rao, Kirti Sanon, and many others. Also, one of the biggest examples that can never be forgotten is that of the legendary Amitabh Bacchan who was initially rejected because of his voice and now is one of the most respected and honored actors of eh Bollywood Industry.

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