In an industry that is flooded with star kids of late, it is quite fascinating to recall the stories of people, who hard-earned their place in Tollywood.
Apparently, it is more interesting to know that, most of them shared their rooms during their early days, with some other struggling actors and technicians. Check out the slides below to know, who your favorite stars were accompanied with, during the tough times.
Ravi Teja, Y V S Chowdary and Gunasekhar struggled together during their early days and has shared their room.
Puri Jagganadh and Raghu Kanche, who worked together for films Bachi, Devudu Chesina Manushulu are roommates during their early days.
Writers turned directors Koratala Siva and BVS Ravi are roommates too.
Director Veeru Potla and writer Gopimohan too has shared a flat together.
Directors Sudheer Varma and Chandoo Mondeti, who gave super hits like Swamy Ra Ra and Karthikeya respectively, to Nikhil, are his roommates in the past.
V V Vinayak
V V Vinayak, producer Nallamallapu Bujji and director Dolly are also roommates, while they were trying to find a place for themselves in the industry.
Krishna Vamsi and Uttej were roommates during their tough times.
Anil Sunkara, who produced films like Dookudu and Aagadu with Sreenu Vaitla, was once a roommate of his.
NTR and Music director T V Raju shared a room in Chennai, during their struggling times.
Chiranjeevi shared his room with Comedian Sudhakar and character artist Hari Prasad.
Good friends Sunil and Trivikram not only were roommates in the early days of their career, but have also played a key role in each other's success.
If you have observed, almost all the celebrities we mentioned in the slides are still maintaining a close relation, with their old roommates. They say 'You will find your true friends, when you start struggling'. Probably, that was a pretty apt line to these celebrities, who have found their longtime friends, before they proved themselves.
Recently, while talking in an Interview, Sunil revealed that director Trivikram and he, are still paying the rent to the room they once lived. The actor and director duo resided in a room in Panjagutta, Hyderabad.
Sunil also shared that, they were asked to vacate the room in Lakadikapool, as they failed to pay the rent. Apparently, they were left on road with 20 rupees in pocket, after which they struggled every day to earn their daily expenses and moved to a room in Panjagutta. When you imagine their struggle then and look at the long way they have come, it will sure give you goosebumps.
To people, who are struggling right now, to make a career of their dreams, see her are some great inspirational personalities, to motivate you. Keep going!