In India, millions of people look up to the superstars of Bollywood. We love to get a glimpse of their life filled with glitz and glamor. For many the B-town celebs are living a dream life. But, did you know, many of today's top stars used to be regular working people before they get their first entry to the tinsel town. From the megastar Amitabh Bachchan to the young superstar Ranveer Singh had a stable job which they quit to pursue their acting career. Check out the list.
Worked in a Shipping Firm in Kolkata.
Taekwondo teacher before he got his first offer as an actor in Bollywood.
Copywriter in an advertising agency before YRF cast him in their film Band Baaja Barat.
Worked as a software engineer before she auditioned for a Channel V show called Get Gorgeous which was her first stint in the entertainment world. She made her debut with the Telugu film, Jhummandi Naadam ( 2010).
Employed as a media planner in an ad agency. Also, took modeling as a second job that earned him his first movie, Jism in 2003.
With a triple honors degree from Manchester Business School, she worked as team leader of the catering department in Manchester United Football Club, before joining Yash Raj Films' marketing department as a PR consultant. Her Bollywood journey started with Ladies vs Ricky Bahl (2011).