In the current time when we can see most of the actor and actress in Bollywood due to nepotism. But in this article, you will find top 10 self-made stars in Bollywood. These actors do not have any godfather or support in Bollywood.
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1. Shahrukh Khan
Shahrukh Khan is referred to by the name SRK. SRK is an Indian self-made actor. After complete a degree in economics, he started his career in theatre and many television serials in 1980 and made his debut in the film ‘Deewana’ in 1992. For this film, he was awarded the Filmfare First Acting Award. After this he acted in many films. In 2005, the Government of India honored him with the Padma Shri for his contribution toward Indian cinema.
2. Amitabh Bachchan
Amitabh Bachchan is Indian film industry actor and son of famous Hindi litterateur Harivansh Rai Bachchan. Amitabh Bachchan started his career in films with the film ‘Saat Hindustani’. He gained huge popularity during the 1970s and has since become a prominent figure in the history of Indian cinema. Amitabh Bachchan was awarded the Padma Bhushan in Kalakshetra by the Government of India in 2001.
3. Priyanka Chopra
Priyanka Chopra is a self-made Indian actress. Priyanka Chopra made her debut in Hindi cinema in the year 2003 with the film ‘The Hero: Love Story of a Spy’. Priyanka Chopra, who won the title of Miss World in the year 2000, is one of the most expensive actresses of Bollywood. She has won several important awards in Hindi cinema in her career including National Awards and Film fare Awards in five categories. In 2017, Forbes listed her among the 100 most powerful women in the world.
4. Madhuri Dixit
Madhuri Dixit is a well-known actress and dancer in Hindi films. Madhuri Dixit has set the stage in Indian Hindi films which today’s actresses consider to be ideal for themselves. In the 80s and 90s, she established herself as a leading actress and well-known dancer in Hindi cinema.
5. Akshay Kumar
Akshay Kumar is an Indian Bollywood film actor, who is an independent celebrity. He has worked in more than 145 Hindi films. Akshay Kumar is called the action hero of Bollywood due to acting in hit action films like ‘Khiladi (1992)’, ‘Mohra (1994)’ and ‘Sabse Bada khiladi (1995)’ in the 90s. The year 2007 was the most successful year in the industry for Akshay Kumar in which he gave the most hit films.
6. Nawazuddin Siddiqui
Nawazuddin Siddiqui is an example of struggle. He has acted in many Bollywood films. He made his acting debut in Bollywood in 1999 with the film ‘Sarfarosh’ in the lead role of Aamir Khan. The year 2004 was very troublesome for him. But he was recognized as an actor from Anusha Rizvi’s ‘Peepli Live’ in which he got the role of a journalist. In 2012, he was cast in the lead role in the second part of Anurag Kashyap’s ‘Gangs of Wasseypur’ and recognized him as a good actor.
7. Ayushman Khurrana
Ayushman Khurrana is a self-made Indian actor, singer and television host. Ayushman Khurrana won the reality television show MTV Roadies in 2004 and ventured into an anchoring career. He made debut in 2012 with the romantic comedy film ‘Vicky Donor’. Apart from acting, Khurana has sung songs for several of his films, including the song ‘Pani Da Rang’ which gave him the Film fare Award for Best Male Playback Singer.
8. Rajkummar Rao
Rajkummar Rao is an Indian film actor. He made his acting debut in 2010 with the films ‘love sex aur dhoka’. It then received the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor in 2013 for ‘Kai Po Che!’. With this, he received the National Film Award for Best Actor For his Film ‘Shahid’.
9. Deepika Padukone
Deepika Padukone is an Indian actress. During his studies in college, he decided to pursue a career in modelling. After achieving success in the modelling journey, Deepika Padukone stepped into the field of acting. In 2007, she successfully made her Bollywood debut with Farah khan’s ‘Om Shanti Om’, working with Shahrukh khan. Today she is a successful Bollywood actress.
Remo Dsouza is an Indian dancer, choreographer, actor and film director. He is an example if you work hard, you can achieve and craft yourself. Remo Dsouza learned to dance by watching Michael Jackson, as he considers him his role model. In the year 1995, he worked as an assistant in Bollywood for the first time in the film ‘Rangeela’ with choreographer Ahmed Khan. He then choreographed over 100 films. Apart from films, Remo Dsouza has also acted as a judge in many dance reality shows.