Actors Who Started Their Career With TV Ads
MUMBAI, (ANI) – Being an actor in a super competitive Bollywood industry is quite difficult. Thousands of people aspire to be celebrities, but only a few are successful.
Top A-lister actors that we now see had their own struggles during their initial days. Many of them began their career as child artists, some of them chose to start with modeling while some first appeared in ad campaigns before entering Bollywood. Have a look at some of the celebs who were once a part of successful ad campaigns.
Shahid Kapoor – Ayesha Takia
Actors Shahid Kapoor and Ayesha Takia appeared in the Complan advertisement as child artists. Shahid and Ayesha were the pretend Complan Boy and Complan Girl who were schoolchildren! The ‘Farzi‘ actor made his film debut in 2003 with a leading role in the romantic comedy ‘Ishq Vishk’ while Ayesha marked her Bollywood debut with the thriller film ‘Tarzan: The Wonder Car’ in 2004.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
The Miss Universe began her screen career with the Camlin Pencil and commercial, but a Pepsi commercial starring Aamir Khan and Mahima Chowdhury rose her to fame! Later she made her film debut with Mani Ratnam’s film ‘Iruvar’ in the year 1997.
Anushka Sharma began her career with an ad commercial for the skincare company Sebolin. And now she is the face of several brands in India, as well as a popular figure in Bollywood! She marked her acting debut with the romantic film ‘Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi’ opposite Shah Rukh Khan in the year 2008. She met her husband the famed cricketer Virat Kohli on ad set!
Actor Varun Dhawan first appeared as a child artist in the ad commercial of popular brand Bournvita. That small kid up for elocution was him. Later he made his Bollywood debut with Karan Johar’s drama film ‘Student of the Year’ in the year 2012 alongside Alia Bhatt and Sidharth Malhotra.
Finally, the diva Deepika Padukone. She enjoys a massive fan following not only in India but even globally. She has emerged as one of Bollywood’s most beautiful and successful actresses. But she, too, began her career with a Colgate advertisement! The actor made her Bollywood debut with the romantic film ‘Om Shanti Om’ opposite Shah Rukh Khan in the year 2007.