Bollywood has usually remained prejudiced towards their not so good looks. In case you are no longer beautiful, you aren’t supposed to enter into Bollywood or have any career here. It’s not only in the Bollywood, however, but it is an all-pervasive phenomenon which is applied everywhere worldwide.
but, the film industry is also changing with time. It has changed its perception and is now giving chances to straightforward-looking celebrities to come ahead and showcase their talent. they are now more inclined towards talent over beauty.
1. Amitabh Bachchan
Bollywood’s Big B & legendary actor Amitabh Bachchan had gone through a lot of unfortunate times in his career. At one time he was so broken that he submerged into debt and bankrupt. However, his self-confidence and belief in himself didn’t let him down and he made a blockbuster entry into Bollywood with Mohabbatein. He was rejected by filmmakers citing his tall stature as the sole reason for his rejection. then he perpetually struggled for 8 long years to get success in the film industry.
2. Katrina Kaif
one of the most beautiful, glamorous and successful female actors in the film industry, Katrina Kaif has also been rejected for her looks. while she first entered Bollywood, she becomes rejected for being too foreign looking.
3. Irrfan Khan
Globally acclaimed, talented Bollywood actor, Irrfan Khn has given numerous blockbuster movies at the box office. His ingenious acting won him many applauds. However, he didn’t get a single penny for his work in the movies earlier. The producers told him that his work does not deserve any pay.
Govind was rejected for looking too boyish. Although, he was not depressed and continued to do work industriously and focussed on his career.
For Dhanush producers said that he was not at all good-looking to be acting in movies.
6. Anushka Sharma
Initially, she was criticized for being too plain-looking. but, now she is one of the best actresses in the Bollywood industry today.
7. Arjun Kapoor
Arjun has also faced many rejections for being too fat to act in Bollywood industry.
8. Ajay Devgn
Ajay Devgn to begin with rejected for his eerie looks.
9. Nawazuddin Siddiqui
Nawaz was a chemist before he decided to pursue his love for acting. During the early phase of his career, he didn’t succeed in this acting field. However, later due to his acting ability, he was one of the most talented actor working alongside big names such as Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan. He has even won the prestigious National Award, proving how ultimately, looks don’t matter.
10. Ranveer Singh
With so many awards in his pocket, who would have thought that Ranveer Singh would face rejection! Earlier, known for his ‘north Indian’ look, he proved himself playing unforgettable roles.
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11. Shah Rukh Khan
He started his career from TV before venturing into films. However, nobody would have regarded him as a boy with ‘chocolate boy looks’. However, he soon proved himself and went on to do commercial, blockbuster hits, completing 25 years in the industry. He is now regarded as the Baadshah of Bollywood and his rags to riches story are awe-inspiring!
12. Konkona Sen Sharma
Initially rejected for her dusky looks. she turned a blind eye towards the criticism and went on to do unconventional roles, proving how talented she is!