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10 Celebrities Whose Stories Will Inspire You


There are some celebrities who have become stars and super stars today but they were not so decades ago. They all started small, did some simple jobs but had a vision and a dream inside their hearts.

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Some of them worked hard and did odd jobs. Some of them never even had a desire to make it big but their hard work, charisma and many other successful qualities landed them elsewhere.

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Though we all perceive stars as the few lucky ones who are destined to enjoy all the comforts of the world, there are a few examples of people who proved that starting small is not a problem if you are persistent in your efforts and determined in your soul.

Now, let us take a look at some stars whose stories will inspire us.


Amitabh Bachchan

He started his life doing small jobs in shipping firms and was also rejected by All India Radio for his baritone voice. Well, today there are fans for his voice too. The whole nation worshipped him for decades together. He is the mega star!



He is the real super star and an icon for simplicity. This man is an inspiration to billions of fans all over the globe. We all know that he was first a bus conductor and then a small time theatre artist before he stole millions of hearts with his simplicity offscreen and style onscreen.


Akshay Kumar

Akshay first learnt martial arts in Bangkok and then taught martial arts in India. One fine day, his student suggested him to try in modeling which started his journey in Bollywood.


Boman Irani

Will you ever believe that he was first a waiter in a star hotel in Mumbai? But later on he shifted to photography before coming into theatre and films.


Nawazuddin Siddiqui

You must watch ‘Gangs Of Wasseypur 2' to truly admire the acting talent of Nawazuddin Siddiqui. This man was initially a chemist in Uttar Pradesh but had to work as a watchman in Delhi before he proved himself in theatre arts and films.


Ranveer Singh

This talented man was first a copywriter. Well, his energy levels set the screen on fire; we would have missed him if he continued his life as a copywriter.


Sidharth Malhotra

Though he was initially interested in modeling, he worked as an assistant director for the film My Name Is Khan. Today, is among the most promising young actors.


Parineeti Chopra

Will you ever believe that this beautiful actress was first a marketing intern? Well, all of us would love to see her as an actress than wasting her skills working in the marketing field.


John Abraham

John worked as a media planner before he become a successful model and an actor in Bollywood.


Arshad Warsi

He was first a salesman who went door to door to sell cosmetics. His dancing skills made him a choreographer and then an actor.

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Story first published: Wednesday, January 27, 2016, 4:15 [IST]
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