Ranveer Singh to Taapsee Pannu: 5 celebrities who left regular jobs to become actors
Here's a list of famous Bollywood actors who left their 9 to 5 jobs to pursue acting.
Bollywood and Mumbai go hand-in-hand; whenever we think about the city of dreams, the thought of becoming an actor crosses our minds. Similarly, for all the outsiders who have made their mark in the film industry, it was never a piece of cake for them. From daily struggles to find a good audition, getting a film is a tedious process. Hence, here we bring you a list of popular actors who left their daily jobs to pursue acting and shine through the Bollywood industry.
Pannu worked as a software engineer after graduating in Computer Science Engineering in New Delhi. She later auditioned for a reality show which led her to entertainment industry. She made her debut with Chashme Badoor.
Ranveer studied creative writing in the US; after completing his studies, he took up a job at an advertisement agency. After working as a copywriter for a few agencies, he left the job and tried acting. Late he made a debut with Band Baaja Baarat.
Vicky Kaushal graduated as an electronics and telecommunication engineer in 2009. He also got a few jobs post getting his degree, but he turned them down to work in a theatre. He eventually made his debut with Masaan.
John studied in Mumbai and got his bachelor's degree in economics from a reputed college here. Later, he did his Masters in Management Sciences in Mumbai Educational Trust. He tried his hands in modelling and even worked as a media planner later made his big debut with Jism in 2003.
Ayushmann worked as a radio jockey, VJ and television presenter before carving a niche in Bollywood.