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Actors who quit their secured jobs to try their luck in Bollywood!

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See the list of these Bollywood celebrities here.

Having a well-paying and secured job is all a person dreams of as they transition into adulthood. However, in our Bollywood industry, there have been many celebrities who took their chances and quit those jobs to start out in the industry. Needless to say, they became stars and opted for this profession full time.

Bollywood Dhamaka brings you the list of all the aspiring and determined stars who took a leap of faith and quit their jobs to become successful actors in Bollywood.

See the list of these Bollywood celebrities here:

1. Vicky Kaushal

 

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The actor’s family wanted him to have a stable career and as a result, Vicky completed his degree in electronics and telecommunications engineering and also had a job for a short while until one day he realized he is not suited for a 9-5 job. He then started pursuing acting and did minor roles in films like Bombay Velvet and Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana until he finally landed ‘Masaan’ in 2015 and made a breakthrough.

2. Taapsee Pannu

 

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Taapsee too earlier pursued a career in Engineering and landed a job as a software engineer. She then gained interest in modeling and found herself in the South Indian film industry and made her debut with Jhummandi Naadam. The 2013 film Chashme Baddoor was her first Bollywood movie.

3. Ranveer Singh

 

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Ranveer worked as a copywriter in companies like O&M and J. Walter Thompson for a few years after completing his degree from Indiana University. He always wanted to be an actor and finally quit the job to make it big. After several auditions, he finally grabbed the attention of ‘Yash Raj Films’ and made his debut with ‘Band Baaja Baaraat’.

4. Sayani Gupta

 

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Sayani Gupta had revealed that her proper job earlier was as a Marketing and Sales Executive in a Publishing House/Infrastructure Research Firm. Although she featured in films like ‘Second Marriage Dot Com’, ‘The Land of Cards’, ‘Shuruaat Ka Interval’, Sayani got her big break from the movie ‘Margarita with a Straw’ that garnered critical acclaim.

5. Akshay Kumar

 

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One of the biggest superstars of Bollywood, Akshay Kumar has oftentimes revealed that he worked as a chef and a waiter during his time in Bangkok, Thailand where he learned martial arts. He eventually began to model and landed films and made his debut with Saugandh in 1991.

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