The Example of some of the celebrities throws a slap on faces of all who claim that popularity in Bollywood is directly proportional to having a godfather.
Shah Rukh's life changed one evening while eating roadside biryani in Bandra, when producer Vivek Vaswani came up to him and asked to do movies with him. Next day Vivek took Shah Rukh to GP Sippy and he was offered to sign 5 films in one day.
Akshay did his first movie Saugandh in 1991, offered by Pramod Chakravorty. After Saugandh, he was offered with Khiladi which was a blockbuster hit.
He was a born entertainer, but he never thought to become an actor. He pursued Bachelor of Arts degree from Indiana University, US. After completing his studies, he worked as a copywriter with agencies like O&M and JWT. But, he left all those and started assisting in movies, gave all kinds of auditions and finally landed in Band Baaja Baaraat.
Kangana left her home at the age of 16 and came to Delhi where she was enrolled into Elite Modelling Agency. The agency sent her Mumbai for movie audition where an agent took her to Bhatt's office. They rejected her because she looked too young for the role. But, after few months Anurag Basu called her for the same role.
National level badminton champion, Deepika, was trying to figure out what she really wanted to do in her life. She landed in Mumbai and got some ads assignments. From there she got an offer in Himesh 's music video. That was the turning moment of her life and Farah Khan casted her for Om Shanti Om.
Kai Po Che was the first movie of daily soap actor, Sushant which worked very well in the film industry and changed his life.
Model turned actress auditioned for Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi without knowing it and it was a Yash Raj banner film that gave her a break in the film industry.
After winning the title of Miss World at the age of 18, the first couple of years were horrible for her.There was a time when she almost thought to quit. But, then luckily she got a break in Andaaz and it was superhit movie.
Vidya did almost 90 ads and was casted in one of Euphoria's music videos which worked very well. Later she was selected for movie, Parineeta which raised her career graph.
Sidharth took up modelling at a very young age for fun and earning money. However, his mind got stuck with movies and quit modelling. Luckily he got a chance to assist in a movie, My Name is Khan. From their he got noticed and got an offer for the main role in Student of the year.