We have always related Bollywood celebrities with riches, fame and luxury. It comes as a surprise when we hear that watchman, broker, carpenter, waiter, bus conductor are the jobs which some of the Bollywood celebs actually did before they hit the big screen.
Shehenshah of Bollywood, Amitabh Bachchan worked as an executive in Shaw Wallace company and later as a freight broker for Bird and Co. in Kolkata.
Irani worked as a waiter and room service staff at Taj Mahal Palace in Mumbai. A few years later, he helped his mother run their ancestral bakery business.
It comes as a surprise when we hear that the superb comedy actor Johnny Lever worked as a pen vendor on the streets.
Rajnikanth (Thalaiva aka Shivaji Rao) undertook various odd and laborious jobs before bursting on the silver screen. He worked as a bus conductor, a coolie and also as a carpenter.
With a graduate degree in Mass Media, this Sri Lankan beauty queen hosted various local TV shows and also worked as a TV reporter.
The man with lot of cinematic accomplishments, Nawazuddin Siddiqui worked as a watchman and chemist to earn his livelihood.
The man who remains one of the most qualified actors in Bollywood, John Abraham worked as a media planner, which helped him to make his way in Bollywood.
Before making her career as full time actress in Bollywood, Sonakshi Sinha worked as a costume designer.
Before Bollywood came calling, Akshay Kumar worked as a chef and waiter in Bangkok.
Before entering the film industry, Dilip Kumar run a canteen business and sold dry fruits in Pune.
This versatile actor worked as a clerk in the Censor’s office before he became an actor.
Popularly known as Sunny Leone, Karenjit Kaur Vohra worked at a German Bakery and later in a Tax and Retirement firm.
Before getting a breakthrough in ‘Kaho Na Pyaar Hai’, Ameesha Patel worked as an economic analyst at a securities firm.
Arshad was a door-to-door cosmetic salesman and later worked in a photo lab before hitting the big screen.