People born with the silver spoon can be stars. This is the idea we possess most commonly. However, the reality is much different! Actors too had their own fate and had to struggle a lot to be where they are today. Read this to find out how struggling actors grew up as stars to hold the position where they stand.

Kangana Ranaut 

Having born in a strict Rajput family, her parents were strictly against her pursuing the career of an actress in Bollywood. She had to struggle a lot with her meagre income in her early life. Now she is the Queen of Bollywood besides being a successful fashion icon. She has proved to be one of the talented actresses in Bollywood after having received National Film Awards and Filmfare awards in three categories. She had made her debut with Gangster where she was awarded with the best female debut award.

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Nawazuddin Siddiqui

He was born in a small town in Muzaffarnagar. After completing his graduation from the National School of Drama, Siddiqui shifted to Mumbai in order to start his acting. However, luck was not with him at that point of time. He could not even pay rent for the place where he was staying in Mumbai. His father was a farmer where he had to strive hard for a better life among his nine siblings. Now he is one of the biggest stars in Bollywood who has made his appearances in Kahani, Patang, Peepli Live, Kick and many more.

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Irrfan Khan

With this man talent seems to pay a salute! He being one of the most successful faces of Bollywood today did not have a pleasant beginning of his career. The producers told him that ‘the kind of work he produces does not deserve a pay‘. However, later in his career he has given us hits like Piku, The Lunchbox and is the deserving owner of many National Awards as well as Padmashree. He had received the National Film Award for the best actor in Paan Singh Tomar in the 60th national Film Awards in 2012. Starting from minor Tv commercials to Bollywood and eventually in the Hollywood film Industry, gave this actor a wonderful turn.

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Randeep Hooda

Having worked as a taxi driver, a car washer and a waiter this figure has given us hits like Ungli, Kick, Murder3 and many more. He had made his debut with Bollywood’s Monsoon Wedding in 2001 after which he had to wait for four years for the next project. In order to support his family, Hooda used to work in small Tv Commercials and theatres.

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Rajnikanth

He was a bus conductor before becoming a star. Being a Tamil Hero initially, he had also made his appearances in Bollywood films. He is known as the Godfather of the Tamil film industry. He had started his career by acting in plays. Now he is the highest paid actor in Asia after earning 26Cr. for his film Shivaji. He is the recipient of Tamil State Film Awards, Four Best Actors Awards and some Special awards. He was awarded with Padma Bhushan in the year 2000.

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Akshay Kumar

This superstar who was initially known as Rajiv Bhatia struggled a lot to become Akshay Kumar in Bollywood. He had no such background influences to help him achieve success in films. He did it all alone. Now he is one of the biggest stars in Bollywood and is known as the Khiladi of the film industry.

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Shahrukh Khan 

Shahrukh Khan. Yes, you heard it right. It’s our own king Khan! Ruling as King in Bollywood, he too didn’t have a bed of roses at the initial point of his career. He has been awarded with 14 Filmfare Awards and numerous accolades. His production house Dreamz Unlimited came up with the film Ashoka which was a big failure at the box office. Therefore, he had to close the same.

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