What makes Aishwarya Rai, Shah Rukh Khan, Akshay Kumar extra special?
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Shah Rukh Khan: Shah Rukh Khan, a Delhi boy with a middle-class upbringing, dared to dream big. And he had no inhibitions in trying his luck in Bollywood. Shah Rukh Khan, who kicked off his career in Bollywood with TV serial Fauji, is a name to reckon with in Bollywood.
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It is her determination to do well that makes her an actor with exceptional talent and a celebrity whose stardom and popularity surpasses those who have made headlines internationally.
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Deepika Padukone: Daughter of famous badminton player Prakash Padukone, Deepika preferred acting over the sport. Deepika was an established model and had worked on Kannada film Aishwarya before she was roped in for Farah Khan’s ‘Om Shanti Om’.
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Preity Zinta: An army girl who also has a degree in criminal psychology, Preity appeared in a TV commercial before Shekhar Kapur cast her in a film that never happened. But she was soon seen in Mani Ratnam's Dil Se.
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Anuskha Sharma: An army child, Anushka always aspired to be a model but acting was not a conscious decision. Her success on the ramp helped her gran attention and that's how she got to audition for her part in Aditya Chopra's Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi.
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Vidya Balan: Born to Tamil Brahmin parents, Vidya holds a degree in sociology. She had no one in the showbiz industry, but her appearances in TV commercials helped her get films. However, her movie debut appeared unfortunate because it was delayed and she was dropped from two South films. She was later seen in Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s ‘Parineeta’.
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Priyanka Chopra needs no introduction. Her success speaks volumes of her hard work.
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Ranveer Singh: He grew up with the sole aim of being an actor, but wasn’t sure of the process that could have helped him. Despite taking up acting classes, he took up the job of a copywriter in an ad agency and assisted director Shaad Ali on his ad films. It was his casting agent who sent his pictures to Aditya Chopra for the role in Band Baaja Baaraat.
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If Akshay Kumar has become a hit with the masses, it is only because of his ability to do justice to his roles. He too knew nobody in Bollywood.
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Bipasha Basu has several interesting roles to her credit to prove she is an impressive actor.
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Ayushmann Khurrana is a relevation. He is expected to bag better movie offers and awards in the years to come.