With stardom comes attitude and arrogance! This applies to countless famous people from different professional backgrounds such as sports, entertainment, politics and so on. Talking in particular about Bollywood Celebrities, inside its wide spectrum, it manages to accommodate everyone within the extreme of humble and haughty. Here’s a list of the most down-to-earth Bollywood celebrities who have overwhelmed fans, co-workers and all others with their humility and concern for all.
8. Celina Jaitley:
The glamorous diva is an active animal rights’ advocate and has opposed cruelty against animals in the past. She amazed the world by strongly supporting gay rights and proposing the abolition of laws that oppose homosexuality. After all, it takes guts to stand alone and invite doubt over your own sexuality! Bravo.
7. Rahul Bose:
You don’t see many actors making personal trips to Tsunami-affected areas to rescue the victims, but Rahul Boses was one of those rare celebrities who visited the affected area and extended all possible help. Watch him on TV and you’ll know just how humbler this guy really is! Besides, Rahul is often seen promoting different social causes. He also runs an NGO that works for sexually abused children and educates people about the unnecessary evils of discrimination against such children. He cares equally for nature, and is associated with organizations like Planet alert.
6. Nandita Das:
Nandita has earned tremendous admiration from people, not just for her acting skills, but also her contribution and efforts as a social activist. Educated in Social Work, she has always supported campaigns to stop violence against women and children. She has also worked with NGOs and organizations involved in spreading awareness about fatal diseases such as AIDS. She is not biggest of the stars in Bollywood but she almost certainly is down-to-earth and that’s what people in the Industry like about her the most.
5. Priyanka Chopra:
Other than her stunning looks, Priyanka is naturally gifted with compassion and love for all. She has been actively involved in campaigns that aim to make the country free of drug addiction and abuse. Moreover, she has also worked for causes like Educating the Girl Child of India, and so on.
4. Vidya Balan:
Not just her acting prowess, but her humility, dedication and concern for humanity combine together to make Vidya Balan one of the finest actresses of Bollywood. Though she took time to show effects and get due attention, the highly talented actor proved her mettle by virtue of discipline, hard work and utter conviction. Those who know her closely tell she treats her admirers as humbly as one can and more importantly, knows how to digest success.
3. Shah Rukh Khan:
If King Khan rules the Hindi cinema, this is only because he values common man, fits in all types of cultures and wins hearts. He is passionate about his work, is highly professional and disciplined! He is not only a hard-working person, but also maintains that middle-class touch he belonged to before scaling the heights of stardom.
2. Amitabh Bachchan:
Big B is doubtlessly the no. 1 of Bollywood! He surely deserves a place among the best actors in the world. He’s a person who’s well aware of his influence on people, from children and adults to the aged we all admire him, and yet he remains well connected to his roots. Whenever he used his position, he did it only to create awareness among masses. One such effort was the successful Pulse Polio Abhiyan he campaigned for. From time to time Amitabh has contributed to social causes that require both moral support and monetary funds.
1. Amir Khan:
Despite being one of the most successful actors in Bollywood, Amir has always been known as an abased personality, even before Satyameva Jayate, his recently hit TV show. He was the one to stand by Medha Patkar throughout the Narmada Bachao Andolan, and be physically present to boost the morale of Anna Hazare during his fast-until-death campaign for the Jan Lokpal Bill. Amir is associated with social causes not only in his personal life, but also on-screen through never-before movie projects like Taare Zameen Par and 3 Idiots.