No matter if they are Bollywood stars with a shining career and millions of fans, they used to be a commoner just like us. They had to start somewhere before they can reach where they are right now. Through years and years of hard- works, dedication, and some luck, they made their name in Bollywood. Let's take a look and see what these 10 famous Bollystar did before becoming who they are now.

1. Aamir Khan

Aamir Khan actually was an actor when he was only a child. His debut was in the movie Yaadon Ki Baaraat in 1973 with a super awkward role.

Aamir Khan
Aamir Khang now and before

2. Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Nawazuddin Siddiqui used to live on a farm with this family in Uttar Pradesh. He has 8 siblings and had to work as a chemist to earn money for food. Later on, he moved to Delhi and worked as a guard in a theater. Thanks to that job, he came to like it and joined The National School of Drama. Now he is a worldwide famous actor with many titles. One of his most recent works is the original India Netflix TV series Sacred Games.

Nawazuddin Siddiqui on farm
Nawazuddin Siddiqui used to live on a farm

3. Boman Irani

Before being known as a famous comedy actor of the "3 idiots" movie, Boman Irani used to work as a room service attendant and a waiter in Mumbai's Taj Mahal Palace Hotel. He also helped his mom to operate a bakery shop. He later tried photography and then joined the movie industry with the debut movie "Munna Bhai M.B.B.S."

Boman Irani
Boman Irani used to be a waiter

4. Sidharth Malhotra

Sidharth Malhotra was into modeling “just for fun and easy pocket money.” However, he didn't like the job and quit after 4 years. After that, he came to work for Karan Johar as an assistant director on the movie My Name Is Khan. Now, he has become one of the most desirable men in India.

Sidharth Malhotra
Sidharth Malhotra worked as a model for fun

5. Parineeti Chopra

Parineeti Chopra was meant to get a career in investment banking. She earned 3 honors degree in finance, business, and economics from Manchester Business School. She backed to India in 2009 and became a marketing intern for Yash Raj Films. That how she got into Bollywood and made her debut in the romance movie Ladies vs Ricky Bahl.

Parineeti Chopra
Parineeti Chopra had 3 honors degree from Manchester Business School

6. Anveshi Jain

Anveshi Jain was an Electrical and Electronic Engineering student from Rajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Vishwavidyalaya, the University of Technology of Madhya Pradesh. She then worked as an electrical engineer for some time before quitting it to become a businesswoman. She joined the Bollywood scene later on when she moved to Dubai. Now she is one of the most famous names in Indian showbiz.

Anveshi Jain
Anveshi Jain must be the sexiest engineer in the world

7. Sonakshi Sinha

Sonakshi Sinha was a costume designer during 2015 for movies like Mera Dil Leke Dekho. She finally had her debut in 2010 with the movie Dabangg, which was an instant success for her.

Sonakshi Sinha
Sonakshi Sinha was a costume designer

8. Deepika Padukone

The most paid actress in Bollywood, Deepika Padukone, didn't actually want to be an actress when she was young. Instead, she wanted to become a professional badminton player. She even reached the national level but then she followed her gut to become a fashion model. She soon got invited to do a movie and made her debut in the Bollywood movie Om Shanti Om.

Badminton Champ Deepika Padukone
Deepika Padukone was a pro badminton player

9. Ranveer Singh

Who can tell that this handsome Bollywood actor was actually a copywriter in advertising? He worked with many brands such as O&M and J. Walter Thompson. His debut in the romance movie  Band Baaja Baaraat was a great success and it helped him to become an actor.

Ranveer Singh
Ranveer Singh used to be a copywriter

10. Rajinikanth

Rajinikanth wa a bus conductor

Rajinikanth was working as a bus conductor in the Bangalore Transport Service while pursuing his acting career. He joined the Madras Film Institute in 1973 to get an acting diploma. Now he is one of the most popular actors in Tamil Nadu.