Dreams, aspirations and jobs of these celebrities

Some people love serials that they know almost everything about the show and its actors. Here is a list of actors who perused other jobs before joining the entertainment field.


Divyanka Tripathi

Before becoming a big name on the small screen, Divyanka aspired to be an army officer. She completed mountaineering course at the Nehru Institute of Mountaineering in Uttarkashi. This gorgeous actress is a proud holder of the gold medal in Rifle shooting. Divyanka is currently seen as ‘Dr. Ishita Bhalla’ in Ekta Kapoor’s ‘Yeh Hai Mohabbatein’ opposite Karan Patel.


Karan Kundra

Karan Kundra owns an International Call Center. Karan started his career as an actor in his debut serial ‘Kitni Mohabbat Hai’. He is currently seen as one of the judges in ‘Roadies Rising’. Karan has been hosting ‘Gumrah – End of Innocence’ on Channel V and has also participated in ‘Zara Nach Ke Dikha’.


Ronit Roy

After completing studies in Engineering and hotel management, Ronit Roy moved to Mumbai. He worked at Sea Rock Hotel, at different levels from washing dishes to waiting tables and bartending. Ronit later joined Mukta Arts as assistant director. He got his first big break when director Deepak Balraj saw him in an ad and cast him in lead role in ‘Jaan Tere Naam’. Ronit was last seen in Sony TV’s courtroom drama show “Adalat”.


Sunil Grover

Sunil Grover needs no introduction, he is currently in news for his ugly spat with Kapil Sharma. Prior to becoming a household name as Gutthi and Dr. Mashoor Gulati, Sunil was an RJ. As an RJ, he hosted a series called ‘Hansee Ke Phuarey’ on Radio Mirchi and was one of the famous voices over the radio. Sunil was last seen on Sony TV comedy show “The Kapil Sharma show”. He left the show after allegedly assaulted by the show host Kapil Sharma.


 Dipika Kakar

Popular television actress Dipika Kakar was an air hostess with Jet Airways for three years. The actress got her first break with the television show ‘Devi’ and the fame made her bag ‘Agle Janam Mohe Bitiya Hi Kijo’. Dipika recently quit the role of Simar in “Sasural Simar Ka” and was seen in dance reality show Nach Baliye 8.


Saumya Tandon

Saumya Tandon, who is now famous as Anita Bhabhi in ‘Bhabhi Ji ghar par hain’, was a poet and her collection of self-composed poems has been published in the form of a book called ‘Meri Bhavnayein’ which was nominated for Modi Young Writer National Award. She started her television career by hosting Zor Ka Jhatka with Shah Rukh Khan in 2011.


Ridhima Pandit

Ridhima has worked as an artist manager, before acting. She has done modeling and more than 150 ads like Sunsilk and Fair and Lovely. Ridhima was last seen in Life Ok’s show “Bahu Humari Rajni Kant”. She is currently a part of The Drama Company


Mouni Roy

Mouni Roy is an alumnus of Miranda House (Delhi). She used to write a dissertation on Habib Tanvir (Urdu playwright) in Jamia Millia Islamia (Delhi). Mouni always wanted to work as a writer. She made her acting debut with “Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi”. Mauni Roy is currently seen in the second season of “Naagin”.


Karan Mehra

Karan, who shot to fame for playing the role of Naitik Singhania in “Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai”, has worked as a designer for four years in Noida before coming into the television industry. Karan was last seen in the reality show Bigg Boss 10.


Nia Sharma

Nia Sharma completed her Bachelor’s degree in mass communication from JIMS (Delhi) and worked as a reporter before becoming an actress. She shot to fame for playing the role of Maanvi in the show “Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai” and “Jamai Raja”.


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