Shahrukh Khan is the first name that comes to the mind whenever we talk about the popular and highly successful Bollywood actors. But he is not the only actor, the small screen has gifted us. There are many actors who proved their talent on the television and impressed the audience as well as some reputed directors.
Though it is believed that the tinsel town is ruled by the Kapoors and Khans, these stars have proved that if you have talent nothing can stop you. With their great performances and wise selection of movies, they have falsified the myth that small screen actors cannot make it big on the silver screen.
He is a popular actor mainly remembered for his killer performance in the movies “Sangarsh” and “Dushman.” He started his career from the TV serial Swabhimaan. His some other projects on the small screen were Farz, Sazish, Kabhi Kabhi and Waris.
I know she is now popular as a bold actress and known from her different choice of movies. But this bold and sensuous actress of the movie “The Dirty Picture” started her career as a cute and “Padhakoo” Radhika in Ekta Kapoor’s serial Hum Paanch. She was also featured in Euphoria’s video album. The actress has really worked hard not just on her skills but also on her looks. Have a look at the transformation.
Aditya Roy Kapoor
The Aashiqui 2 actor started his career as a VJ on channel V. He started on the silver screen with small and almost unnoticeable roles in movies like Action Replayy, London Dreams and Guzarish. The turning point in his career as we all know was Aashiqui 2.
The actress who is best known for her roles in Lagaan and Munna Bhai MBBS also started her acting career from a TV series Amanat on Zee TV. Though she is almost lost in the Bollywood, she is gaining popularity in Tollywood and the movies in different languages. Besides good choices like Lagaan she also tried to spoil her career by working with KRK (Kamal R Khan) in his movie Deshdrohi. God knows what motivated the talented actress to say yes to that movie. Now she is again back to serials with the serial Jai Santoshi Maa on & TV.
I am a big fan of his acting and just loved the way he talks everything with just his eyes. The actor who has today made India proud with his great performance in Bollywood as well as Hollywood industry also started with small roles in different TV series. Some of the serials he did in his career’s beginning are Chandrakanta, Banegi Apni Baat, Bharat Ek Khoj and Chanakya.
Do you remember the beautiful face in the “Fair & Lovely” TV commercial? But this is not the beginning of YamiGautam’s career. The gorgeous, bubbly and charming actress from the movie Vicky Donor started her acting stint with the serial Chand Ke Paar Chalo. And before entering Bollywood she tried her luck in Kannada movies. It was the positive feedback of the movie that brought her to Bollywood.
Like his father Pankaj Kapoor, Shahid Kapoor also started his career from the small screen. Though he did not act in any TV series, he had done many ad commercials in his childhood. The most remembered one is the Complan ad with Ayesha Takia. Besides ad commercials, he was also featured in Aryans’ music album.
Best known for his roles in Fukrey and Bitto Boss, Pulkit Samrat also started his career from the small screen. It was his luck he got a chance in one of most successful TV series Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi and won the Star Parivaar’s award of the Best New Face of the Year. He was also seen in a reality show Kaho Na Yaar Hai (2008).
Before impressing the people with his killer looks and acting in the movies Aamir and Table No. 21, Rajeev Khandelwal had worked in various TV serials. He got a huge female fan following with his cuteness and strong acting in serials like Kahin To Hoga, Left Right Left and Time Bomb 9/11.
Yes, you read it right, Rajpal Yadav also started is acting career from the small screen. The comedy actor who has done many marvelous and all time memorable roles in different movies started his career from the serial Mungeri Ke Bhai Naurangilal.