1. Shahrukh Khan
Shahrukh Khan was a poor kid and 25 years ago he was struggling to make a living. He could not even afford college fees after his 12th and he went looking for government colleges to pursue higher education but luck favoured him when he got signed for a film and his life changed.
Nawazuddin Siddiqui was a farmer and earlier a watchman before he came into acting. His father was a farmer and they had to struggle a lot to survive but then he came into movies and brought relief to his family. He has appeared in films like Raees, Kahaani and many others.
Rajnikanth who is a Bollywood actor as well as a South Indian movie star was a bus conductor and also a coolie before he came into films and kick-started his career. He has appeared in films like Asli N aqli, Andhaa Kaanoon and many others to his credentials.
Akshay Kumar was a waiter and also a dishwasher before he became a superstar. He became a chef but then also he didn’t make enough money to survive. Slowly and steadily Akshay became a superstar of Indian cinema. He has appeared in films like Boss, Khiladi 746 and many others.
Amitabh Bachchan came from a family of writers and writers didn’t make that much money back then. He came from Allahabad to Mumbai to try his luck in acting, and he didn’t have much money and also had to spend nights on the benches at marine drive. He has appeared in films like Don, Pink and many others.
Boman Irani used to work as a waiter and also waited as a room service attendant outside the rooms of people before he tried his luck in acting. He has gone through a lot of struggles to reach this pinnacle of his career. He has appeared in films like Munna Bhai MBBS, Dilwale and many others to his credentials.
7. Smriti Irani
Smriti Irani used to clean floors at McDonald’s and had to go through a lot of trouble and pain to reach this position in her life. She has appeared in TV shows like Kahani Ghar Ghar Ki and many others.
Mehmood who has won millions of hearts by his acting talents, his comedy timing and everything used to work as a driver and did many odd jobs to survive. He has appeared in movies like Mastaana, Pyar Kiye Jaa and many others.
Dev Anand, the veteran Indian actor started as a clerk and made it to the cinema. Such actors are an inspiration to the upcoming stars. He has appeared in films like Guide,
and many others.
Dilip Kumar was a fruit seller before becoming a super hit actor of Bollywood. He has appeared in movies like Devdas,
, Ram Aur Shyam and many others.