We have all seen our Bollywood actors perform varied roles on-screen. While some have enacted the role of a politician, there are others who have performed the role of a teacher, as per the demand for the film. But before entering the reel world, do you have any idea about where your favorite B-town stars worked earlier?

There may be many who might have assumed that their Bollywood celebrities were born with a silver spoon, but unfortunately, this isn’t true. They too have struggled hard to reach where they are today. Also, stardom didn’t happen to them in a day’s time, it only happened after they had repeatedly put in their best efforts, without thinking of looking back ever in their lives. But just like us, they too did some really petty jobs before entering the glamour world. Want to know what were their first jobs?

Scroll down and know where your favorite celebrities worked before entering the film world:

Amitabh Bachchan.

Amitabh Bachchan, popularly known as the Big B of the Bollywood industry, worked as an executive with a shipping firm called Shaw Wallace, before making it to the films. It is also believed that he had also worked as a freight broker at a shipping firm, Bird, and Co earlier. Other than that, he had also tried his luck becoming a radio announcer but unfortunately, he was rejected by All India Radio.

Nawazuddin Siddiqui

The phenomenal Bollywood actor, Nawazuddin Siddiqui worked as a chemist in his young days and then shifted to Delhi, where he even worked as a watchman for about one and a half years. After that, he joined the National School of Drama and soon started getting minor roles in the films.

Boman Irani

Before making it big on the silver screen, ace actor, Boman Irani used to work at Taj Mahal Palace Hotel in Mumbai as a waiter and room attendant. He even used to help his mother with their ancestral bakery shop.

Ranveer Singh

One of the most eligible bachelors in the Bollywood industry, Ranveer Singh has been winning hearts all over the world, with his tough looks and chiseled body. The talented actor, who made an entry into the Hindi Film industry with his first film, ‘Band Bajaa Barat’ opposite co-actor, Anushka Sharma, used to work as a copywriter at premium advertising agencies like JWT and O&M before becoming a superstar.


Rajinikanth, who is quite a popular face in the Tamil film industry, used to work as a bus conductor for Banglore Transport Service (BTS), before taking up acting as a career. He only started doing stage plays once he was offered a mythological play directed by Topi Munappa and penned by Kannada play writer.



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