Television industry might be considered a smaller industry compared to films, but it has proved time and again that it has a wider-reach. Not to forget, small screen gives popularity to talents in a very short time and makes an actor, a star overnight. Though remuneration is less in the industry, it becomes a platform for budding actors.
For many it is a good stage to showcase their acting abilities to the world. We could see a lot of stars today, who started their acting career in television serials, moved towards films and became stars. Take for an example of Bollywood superstar Shahrukh Khan. He worked in television serials like Circus in the late 1980s. Today, he is one of the biggest stars in Indian films!
Well, it is not only about actors becoming film stars, but there are also people from other departments like direction, cinematography, etc., where people have become famous in films after working in small screen. For example, successful directors like Yogaraj Bhat and Suri were working for a few television serials before venturing into films.
By now, it is clear that television industry is not small as it has the potential to make stars. Now, let us see some of the popular names in Sandalwood who started their career in small screen industry.