Getting an entry into Bollywood is a dream come true for many. The glitz and glamour of the profession has many hooked on to it. But there are actors who never thought they would be a part of the film industry and were discovered by accident or by their good fate. Some of these actors have made it big in the world of cinema, while others have just faded away after a film or two. Here is a look at some of the stars that have never stopped shinning ever since their discovery.
Her cute dimples and infectious smile made her an instant hit in the Cadbury’s Perk ad, she later went on to do the Liril soap ad and filmmaker Mani Ratnam noticed her. She then made her debut in Dil Se opposite Shah Rukh Khan.
The dashing hunk Arjun Rampal was noticed by fashion designer Rohit Bal at a discotheque with friends. He advised him to give modeling a try and then after a few years made his debut into Bollywood with Pyaar Ishq Aur Mohabbat.
The versatile and super talented actress Kangana Ranaut was seen by director Anurag Basu at a café in Mumbai. He loved the way she looked and asked to audition for his movie Gangster, and the rest as they say is history!
The model and actress was first discovered by supermodel Mehr Jesia at a hotel in Kolkatta. She suggested that she had the perfect body and height to be a model. Bipasha has never looked back since and made her acting debut in a multi starrer Ajnabee opposite Akshay Kumar.
The Durgamati actress was working as an assistant at Yash Raj Films for over 6 years until her audition tape landed with Aditya Chopra. He was so impressed by her talent that he signed her for Dum Laga Ke Haisha.