People who become a Bollywood celebrity are lucky but those who become stars in the big bad world of films are even more lucky. Shahrukh Khan, the 'Badshah Of Bollywood' actually became a star by accident, did you know that?
In fact our superstar wanted to be a sportsman, but his passion for theater landed him in TV serials and within no time we saw him debut in Bollywood and turn into a star overnight. Same goes to Parineeti Chopra who was happy staying away from limelight and was focused on her career as a investment banker but God had different plans and within no time she became a star in Bollywood.
For that matter even Zarine Khan had no plans of getting into acting, it was Salman Khan who got her into this field and today she is a known personality. Like this there are many stars who didn't dream of coming into Bollywood or taking up acting as a profession but God had different plans and within no time, these people ended up becoming stars in Bollywood.
Even our superstar Rajinikanth was working as a mere conductor, till he was spotted and today he is a star no one can replace. For that matter even yesteryear actor Johnny Walker was conductor before acting happened. But once these stars entered this field, they have thanked God for such a fruitful career and continued to establish a reign here. Let's check a total of 16 such Bollywood celebrities who never planned on becoming an actor, but fate brought them into Bollywood and they became stars overnight.
Shah Rukh Khan:
Shah Rukh Khan never wanted to become an actor, he in fact wanted to become a sportsman. His love for theatre got him to television and finally he became the 'Badshah Of Bollywood!'
Parineeti Chopra aspired for investment banking but her dreams crashed with the 2009 economic slowdown. Later, she joined Yash Raj Films as public relation consultant and ended up signing the three-film deal with Yash Raj Films.
He wanted was to direct a movie and din't plan on becoming an actor. However, destiny had different plans for Aamir, who became an overnight star with Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak.
Kareena Kapoor wanted to be a lawyer but being a Kapoor she couldn't resist her acting talent. And when she did enter Bollywood, she became a star over night.
Saif Ali Khan:
Saif wanted to play cricket like his late father Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi. However, destiny had its own plans as Saif entered Bollywood.
Bipasha Basu quoted, "I never wanted to become an actress. I was happily doing my modelling but then I got bored of it. Acting came to me just by chance. But yes, I'm thoroughly enjoying it now and don't think I will get bored of it, but still if I do, I'll find something else to do."
Farhan Akhtar was very comfortable working behind the camera till he was bit by the acting bug.
Sonam Kapoor worked as an assistant director with Sanjay Leela Bhansali and had no plans of getting into acting. It was only on Sanjay's insistence that she acted in a movie and became star over night.
Akshay Kumar was a black belt in Taekwondo and studied martial arts and Muay Thai in Bangkok, where he worked as chef and waiter before returning to Mumbai. Apparently, one of his students recommended Akshay into modelling which ultimately led to acting.
It was Salman Khan who made Zarine a star over night, else she had no plans of getting into Bollywood.
Rajnikanth worked as a coolie before joining the Bangalore Transport Service as a bus conductor till one fine day his talent was spotted by filmmaker K Balachander.
Nargis Fakhri quoted, "I wasn't supposed to be an actress, but when I heard the story of Rockstar, I was like 'Oh my god! I so wanted to do this'. Acting happened by accident."
Johnny Walker was a bus conductor before joining the Hindi cinema.
Rekhain spite of doing films like Umrao Jaan, Silsila and Khoon Bhari Maang has time and again acknowledged that she never thought acting was for her.
Boman Irani first worked as the room service staff at Taj hotel in Mumbai then he joined his ancestral bakery shop, after which he turned to photography until acting happened.
Shazahn Padamsee's may not be a big star but she definitely got noticed, thanks to her films like Rocket Singh and Housefull 2. The pretty lass had no plans of acting and had set her heart on even management.