Going by early photographs of an individual, not many can judge about his or her future.
Like film celebrities, Indian politicians looked different during their struggle days.
Look at the list below to know how today's politicians looked before they achieved the political stardom.
His smile is still endearing as it used to be.
Undoubtedly, Rahul Gandhi looked handsome earlier.
Draped in handloom, cotton sarees, Sonia always managed to look gorgeous and elegant.
And we thought, Lalu always looked dumb but this picture proves it wrong. He looked presentable in his younger days.
The founder of Shiv Sena, Bal Thackeray, is still alive in hearts of Marathi-speaking people, for whom he fought diligently.
Known for being loud-mouthed now, Arvind seemed disciplined in his younger days.
OMG! If we compare Mulayam Singh Yadav's recent and older picture, we may not recognise him.
His personality always reflected his strength of being a crowd-puller.
This lady needs no introduction. She is the first woman to become the chief minister of West Bengal.
Mayawati - her name is enough to describe her.
His charm is intact even at the age of 84.
BJP's veteran leader Lal Krishna Advani is the winner of Padma Vibhushan award as well.
Sushma Swaraj is a considerate politician. Her eyes reflect her determination.
'Then and now' picture of the current President of India, Pranab Mukherjee.