Bollywood actresses that pursued a different career before entering the films

We have seen many actresses emerging as a super power in Bollywood with true determination and hard work.  There are many actresses that pursued a different career before entering the acting world. Check out the actresses and their professions.

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

Aishwarya had planned to become an architect and enrolled at Rachana Sansad Academy of Architecture but discontinued her education and went for modelling. After being crowned Miss World in 1994, she made her acting debut in Mani Ratnam's Tamil film Iruvar and did another film titled Aur Pyaar Ho Gaya in Hindi in the same year.

Deepika Padukone

Deepika Padukone wanted to pursue a career in sports following the footsteps of her father Prakash Padukone. She even played badminton on a national level, but later left sports and became a full-time model and from there to a top actress in Bollywood.

Sonam Kapoor

The fashionista of Bollywood Sonam Kapoor first worked as a waitress at the age of 15. She later enrolled at the United World College of South East Asia in Singapore for her pre-university education, where she studied theatre and arts. Her dream was to direct a movie and so she joined as Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s assistant for the movie Black.  And that’s how she entered the films.

Sonakshi Sinha

Sonakshi started her career as a costume designer. She designed clothes for Mera Dil Leke Dekho movie in 2005. In 2010, she made her acting debut with Salman Khan-starrer Dabangg.

Parineeti Chopra

The Ishqzaade fame Parineeti has a triple honours degree in business, finance and economics from Manchester Business School. After pursuing her degree, she joined Yash Raj Films as a public relations consultant. Later, she joined the films and her first film was Ladies vs Ricky Bahl.

Taapse Pannu

Taapse worked as a software engineer after her graduation in Computer Science Engineering. She participated in Channel V's talent show Get Gorgeous that laid path to her acting debut.

Ameesha Patel

The Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai actress studied at the Cathedral and John Connon School in Mumbai and was the head girl before heading overseas to study bio-genetic engineering.

Ameesha is a gold medalist and started her career as an economic analyst at Khandwala Securities Limited and shifted to movies later.

by Neetu Panwar | Tue, Aug 06 - 04:26 PM

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