People only see the glamour surrounding the Bollywood World but not the hard work done by so many actors to reach into that place. Today we list before you some famous personalities who started off their career in Bollywood as junior actors.
Bollywood’s newfound talent Nawazuddin Siddiqui has seen some tough days from his early years of acting. He was first seen in Aamir Khan’s ‘Sarfarosh’ as a petty criminal after which he did many small roles. But it was with movies like Kahaani, Gangs of Wasseypur, Bajrangi Bhaijaan and his recent release ‘Manjhi: The Mountain Man’ is when he actually found his footing in Bollywood. Today he is one of the most treasured actors in Bollywood
The man who is now known worldwide for his exemplary acting was once nothing more than a junior artist. More than 10 years ago, Irrfan played a small role in the Oscar-nominated movie ‘Salaam Bombay’ and now the entire world is offering their Salaam to this actor. He has also found his place in Hollywood. He later worked in Hollywood blockbuster, Jurassic World.
Bollywood’s Disco Dancer, Mithun was once just a junior artist who played a small role in Amitabh’s ‘Do Anjaane’. His role was so minor that nobody even noticed him, and now some of his movies and dance moves are still watched and grooved on throughout the country.
Before Shahid’s Shaandar days in Bollywood, he was a struggling actor who could only be found in the background. His first appearance was in the song ‘Kahi Aag Lage Lag Jaye’ from ‘Taal’. Shahid did many small roles until he found his big break with ‘Ishq Vishk’. Since then, there has been no stopping this heartthrob from bringing success to every movie he acts in. Today he finds himself in a magnum Opus like Padmaavat.
Anaita Shroff Adajania
The Fashion Director of Vogue and costume designer of many Bollywood movies like Dhoom 3 made a small cameo role as Kajol’s friend in blockbuster hit movie, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge.
Zoya in her young age made a cameo appearance in Meera Nair’s much talked about films, Kamasutra, A tale of love. The very young Zoya Akhtar acted as a student of Rekha in the movie.