Feb 28, 2024, 10:03 PM IST

8 actors who started with small roles before gaining stardom

Simran Singh

Here's the list of actors who had humble beginnings in Bollywood

Pankaj Tripathi had a cameo in Run (2004). His iconic scene of 'Choti Ganga' with Vijay Raaz is one of the funniest scenes of the film

Before Shah Rukh Khan became King Khan, he was seen making an appearance in Wagle Ki Duniya (1988)

Nawazuddin Siddiqui was seen playing a pick pocketer in Munna Bhai MBBS (2003)

Vicky Kaushal assisted Anurag Kashyap in Gangs of Wasseypur, and he played a cameo as a silhouette

Before becoming a superstar Shahid Kapoor was seen as a background dancer in Aishwarya Rai's Taal. He also starred in several commericials

Nimrat Kaur was seen in the Cadbury Silk commercial and music video Tera Mera Pyar

Before Manoj Bajpayee impressed the masses as Bhiku Matre, he played a cameo in Bandit Queen

Before entering Bollywood, Malaika Arora starred in Bally Sagoo’s single Gur Nalon Ishq Mitha