Apr 13, 2024, 07:21 PM IST

8 top Indian heroines who started as background extras

Abhimanyu Mathur

Many top actresses in Indian cinema began their journey as extras or supporting actors

A look at some of the top actresses of Indian cinema who took the long route to stardom

Before getting her big break as lead star in Faulaad, Mumtaz had done small roles and worked as an extra in films like StreeĀ 

Before she became Queen of South Cinema, Trisha Krishnan began as an extra in Jodi

Kajal Aggarwal was an extra in Aishwarya Rai-starrer Kyun Ho Gaya Na before her break as a lead actress

At the age of 13, Wamiqa Gabbi appeared in a blink-and-you-miss-it role in Jab We Met

Sai Pallavi appeared in a small role alongside Kangana Ranaut in Dhaam Dhoom before breaking through

Krithi Shetty had a bit role in Hrithik Roshan-starrer Super30 before she made it big as a lead

Before she became the toast of south cinema, Sreeleela was seen in a small role in Chitrangada