There are a lot of success stories of people who started their careers with no family support and showed that things like talent, hard work, willpower, and passion can determine your success. Here are some Bollywood stars who are self-made and had to rise through the ranks to gain recognition.
Without a doubt, SRK is one of Bollywood's most powerful actors. However, he had a difficult and painful beginning to his career in the Bollywood industry. No one would have thought that a common Delhi guy would move to the city of dreams and rise to the position of Badshah in its most glamorous sector. Khan is one of the best-known actors in the world, and the media frequently refers to him as "King Khan," "The Baadshah of Bollywood," and "The King of Bollywood."
Deepika Padukone is a shining star in the Bollywood industry and one of the top actresses. She had a background in sports, played badminton, and aspired to follow in her father's footsteps. However, she just went to the movies when she was younger. She delivered back-to-back hits and captured the hearts of millions of people with her charisma and acting prowess.
One of today's best actors, Kartik Aaryan, has come a long way in his acting career. He is one of the celebrities who established a stable position in Bollywood without the help of any godfathers. He'd always wanted to work in theatre. His parents were both doctors, so his family pushed him to pursue a career in medicine. He began a career in modelling but spent three years trying it out in vain. His debut movie,
Pyaar Ka Punchnama
, turned him into an overnight sensation.
, who is regarded as one of Bollywood's most daring actresses, is a Himachal Pradesh native. She started her career with Mahesh Bhatt's Gangster, directed by
, and with each subsequent performance, she gradually cemented her status as a superstar in the business. In her early years, the Queen of Bollywood received no support from her family because they opposed her decision to move to Mumbai and pursue acting. However, she persisted in her efforts to realise her dreams and never gave up.
When Priyanka Chopra won the title of Miss World and soon after tried her hand at acting, she quickly gained notoriety. Her career began in 2004 with the release of the film Hero: The Love Story of a Spy. She captured the hearts of millions with her portrayal in the 2007 film "Fashion." She married , a singer in Hollywood. Coming from a non-filmmaking background, she currently ranks among the top Hollywood and Bollywood actresses.
A self-made actor in Bollywood, Ranveer Singh is one of them. He wished to pursue acting but lacked any prior experience in the film industry. At companies like O&M and J. Walter Thompson, he once held a copywriting position. He fulfilled his acting dream when
, through pure luck, recognized him from the film Band Baaja Baarat.
Ayushmann Khurrana, a popular Bollywood actor, was formerly renowned as a radio jockey. After his debut film, the public adored him for both his charismatic personality and his acting prowess. He is currently one of Bollywood's most well-known and likeable actors. He is also well-liked for his vocal abilities.
8. Rajkumar Rao
, a deserving Bollywood star who hardly needs an introduction, made his acting debut in the 2010 movie Love Sex Aur Dhokha. Eight years later, he has earned the respect he deserves and is now regarded as a pure entertainer. He persisted through his setbacks and rose to fame in Bollywood as a true self-made celebrity. In a relatively short period of time, he has made a name for himself as an actor.
She is from Bangalore and comes from a military family. Despite being an outsider in the profession, Anushka Sharma made her acting debut opposite Shah Rukh Khan in a Yash Raj production. She currently relishes her self-made superstardom.
When made her acting debut in Boom in 2003, she had nothing to her advantage: a foreign name, a lack of Hindi, no godfather, and a disastrous debut. However, fifteen years later, among the current crop of Bollywood actresses, Katrina is the one who has likely had the most hits. Millions of people all around the world have fallen in love with Katrina Kaif, the lovely Bollywood actress renowned for her grace, charm, and flawless acting abilities.