Bollywood Stars and their Odd Jobs before they made their foray into the glam world!
The life of Bollywood film stars is not hidden from anyone, whether it's their professional life or their personal life. Now when they are adored by millions of fans for their actions but do you know what our Bollywood stars were doing before making their foray into Bollywood industry. Here we bring you the list of few Bollywood actors who took odd jobs before entering the glam world.
Boman Irani was a waiter and a room service attendant in Mumbai's Taj Mahal Palace Hotel before trying his luck in films. He also used to help his mother run their ancestral bakery shop. He then took to photography and joined theatre before Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. came his way.
Amitabh Bachchan's first job was in a company called Shaw Wallace a shipping firm as an executive. Later on, the superstar of Bollywood worked as a freight broker for a shipping firm called Bird and Co. He tried being a radio announcer but was rejected by All India Radio.
Before hitting the big screen, Rajinikanth worked as a bus conductor for Bangalore Transport Service (BTS). He started doing stage plays only after he was offered to act in mythological moral plays by a Kannada playwright and director Topi Muniappa.
Nawazuddin born in a farmer's family in Uttar Pradesh had eight siblings. He used to earn his bread and butter by working as a chemist there. Then, he moved to Delhi, he developed an interest in theatre as he worked as a watchman for one and a half years. This is how he joined The National School of Drama.
John Abraham tried his hands at modeling but then to earn his bread and butter he worked as a media planner for Enterprises-Nexus.
Sidharth Malhotra dabbled in modeling at the age of 18 'just for fun and easy pocket money'; he performed several photo shoots and fashion shows but decided to quit after four years as he was dissatisfied with the profession. Later on, he worked as an assistant director to Karan Johar on My Name Is Khan.
Parineeti Chopra was a marketing intern in Yash Raj Films studio before becoming a full-time actress.
Sonakshi Sinha began her career as a costume designer for movies like Mera Dil Leke Dekho in 2005.
Ranveer Singh worked in advertising as a copywriter, with agencies like O&M and J. Walter Thompson.
Akshay Kumar flew to Bangkok to study martial arts, after earning a black belt for himself in Taekwondo. In Bangkok, he served as a chef and waiter. On his India return, he started as a martial arts teacher, where one of his students helped him to get a modelling assignment for a small company.