In the light of recent events and Sushant Singh Rajput’s tragic demise, the netizens have flared up the internet with posts of #Nepotism. The anti-nepotism campaign has been doing rounds for a while now. Kangana Ranaut was the first actor to have raised their voice against it. The actress received backlash for it in the initial days but now the audience has decided to take action. But as the battle that was waged by the late actor’s situation goes on, we bring to you a list of actors who paved their way to the top despite not having a filmy background or a godfather!
#NepotismBreak: 7 Talented Celebrities Who Climbed The Ladder Of Success And Rule Now
1. Nawazuddin Siddique
Nawazuddin Siddique belongs to a small village named Budhana in UP. The actor has said that they did not have the privilege of television or theatres to watch films and plays. Slowly he shifted to Delhi and studied at the National School of Drama. Through web series and roles of junior artistes, the actor slowly rose to fame. The actor has been awarded the GQ Breakthrough Talent in the year 2012. His recent release Ghoomketu on ZEE5 was a hit too.
2. Rajkummar Rao
Rajkummar Rao is known for his unique films like Shahid, Newton, and Omerta. The actor has also ventured into the mainstream cinema but his acting skills are applauded by the critics and cinema lovers alike. The actor and his girlfriend Patralekha made their debut together. Rajkummar made it to the front page of the newspapers with his film Stree. The actor was then seen opposite Mouni Roy in the film Made In China.
3. Kartik Aryan
Kartik Aryan is one of the loved gems of Bollywood. The actor was introduced by commercials and slowly made his ways to the A-list movies. He was recently seen in Pati, Patni Aur Woh. His first advertisement was for Cadbury. He then moved towards films and got a break with Luv Ranjan’s Pyaar Ka Punchnama. He worked in the sequel. But the actor rose to fame with the banner’s Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety. He is now a leading actor in the industry.
4. Bhumi Pednekar
Bhumi Pednekar is an actress who is known for her acting skills and her dedication. The actress has gained and lost about 30 kgs for film characters! The actress is extremely skilled and does not shy from venturing into different genres. Bhumi has done several web series and films in her career. She has won a string of awards for her depiction of a rural lady in the film Saand Ki Aankh.
5. Shahrukh Khan
Shahrukh Khan is the king of the cinema! The actor came to the city of dreams empty-handed. He knew that he would succeed. He worked very hard to gain the position he has today. Shahrukh has revealed that he had to sleep on a bench at a railway station because he did not have a house at Mumbai. But the King Of Bollywood worked his way through films like Badshah, Baazigar and Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge.
6. Ayushmann Khurana
Ayushmann Khurana is known as the versatile actor in the industry. He has done some of the most unique characters in history! He has also been appreciated for his acting by the veteran actors of Bollywood. Ayushmann got in the industry through the reality show Roadies. Then he worked as a VJ and slowly walked his way into Bollywood with films like Vicky Donor, Bala and Dream Girl.
7. Juhi Chawla
Jushi Chawla is the girl with the most beautiful smile. She made way into the hearts of the audience with her talent and beauty. The actress too did not have a godfather in the industry. She worked in a few commercials before gaining a lot of following owing to her smile. She worked in films like Bol Radha Bol, Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak, Darr and others!
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