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Bollywood Actors Who Were Once Assistant Directors

Posted by admin On 17 Mar,2016 10:59 am
   

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The journey from assistant directors to acting is not so easy. These days to establish them self and to last longer in the film industry as an actor one need to be multi talented with good looks and amazing acting skills. Actors have to work very hard to taste the success. Most of the Bollywood stars kids have been first introduced into films industry behind the camera and worked for a period before facing the camera as an actor. Below is the list of Bollywood celebrities who started their career as assistant filmmakers but then gradually became actors.

 

Varun Dhawan:

Film Debut:Student of the Year (2012)

The future generation super hero Varun Dhawan who is a son of filmmaker David Dhawan became a fully fledged actor. Though he is director’s son he always wanted to become an actor. Before making his acting debut he worked as an assistant director to Karan Johar in 2010 film 'My Name Is Khan'.

Sonam Kapoor:

Film Debut:Saawariya (2007)

Bollywood fashion icon Sonam Kapoor is one of the highest paid actresses in the industry. The stunning beauty first worked as an assistant director to Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Black in 2005. Later she turned as an actress when Bhansali suggested her to start acting instead of working behind the camera.

Arjun Kapoor:

Film Debut:Ishaqzaade (2012)

Younger generation dashing hero Arjun Kapoor who complete transformed his body to become an actor first worked as an assistant director for many films such as 'Shakthi: The Power', 'Kal Ho Naa Ho' and Salaam-e-Ishq.

Kunal Kapoor:

Film Debut:Meenaxi: Tale of 3 Cities (2004)

Bollywood lucky charm Kunal Kapoor who got married to Naina Bachchan a niece of Amitabh Bachchan is trying to make his own identity in the Bollywood industry. He first started his film career as an assistant director and assisted for film Aks in 2001 film and for filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra before making his acting debut.

Sidharth Malhotra:

Film Debut:Student of the Year (2012)

Bollywood hero Sidharth Malhotra started his career has a model at a very young age of 18. After quitting modelling, he worked as an assistant director to Karan Johar for the 2010 film My Name Is Khan. Karan Johar who was impressed by him later launched him as actor along with Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt in 2012 super hit film Student of the Year.

Ranbir Kapoor:

Film Debut:Saawariya (2007)

Bollywood play boy Ranbir Kapoor is an established and one of the highest paid actors in Bollywood film industry. Though his parents are well known actors he started his career as an assistant director and assisted for films like PremGranth, Aa Ab Laut Chalen and 2005 film Black befor making his acting debut.

Ranveer Singh:

Film Debut:Band Baaja Baaraat (2010)

Young talented superhero of Bollywood Ranveer Singh is not from a filmy background but he made his own mark in the industry. The energetic hero first worked as an assistant director and assisted filmmaker Shaad Ali in films like Bunty Aur Babli as well as for few ad films. He then became actor with Yash Raj Films Band Baaja Baaraat romancing Anushka Sharma.

Hrithik Roshan:

Film Bebut:Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai (2000)

Bollywood Greek God Hrithik Roshan is a great star who has huge fans following for his dance and acting. Although he worked as a child actor in several films but he went to assist his father, a Bollywood super director Rakesh Roshan for several films such as King Uncle, Karobaar and so on.

Emraan Hashmi:

Film Debut: Footpath (2003)

Bollywood serial kisser Emraan Hashmi who is an established actor first worked as an assistant director for the 2002 horror film Raaz which is directed by Vikram Bhatt.

Sooraj Pancholi:

Film Debut: Hero (2015)

Bollywood actor Sooraj Pancholi who created headlines and played a main role in actress Jiah Khan Suicide, first started his film career as an assistant director to Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 2010 film Guzaarish. He later made his acting debut in 2015 with 'Hero'.





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