Here's a list of celebrities who did odd jobs before becoming an actor:

1 Dev Anand:

Dev Anand was a heart throbbing actor of his time. But before starting his career as an actor, he used to work as a clerk in a Censor's Office, located at Mumbai's Church Gate area.


2 Nawazuddin Siddiqui:

He became famous after giving stunning performance in Bollywood movie 'Gangs of Wasseypur'. Siddiqui grew up in a large family and when he moved to Delhi, he was forced to work as a watchman for a company. And after struggling hard, he joined a small theatre group.

3 Rajnikanth:


He is one of the megastars of South Indian film industry. Before getting prominence, he worked as a carpenter and coolie. He eventually became a bus conductor where he would keep people in peals of laughter with his antics before he decided to resume acting



4 Boman Irani:


Boman Irani has worked as a waiter and room service staff in Taj Mahal Palace. He also helped her mother in running a bakery shop. Irani has given the Indian audience stellar performances over the years in a variety of roles.


5 Akshay Kumar:

Akshay Kumar served as a chef and waiter in Bangkok when he went there to study martial arts. He also used to wash dishes at a restaurant before becoming a chef. After coming back to India, he worked as a teacher of martial arts.


6 Rakesh Om prakash Mehra:


One of the prominent directors of Bollywood, Rakesh Om Prakash Mehra used to work as vacuum cleaner salesman for Eureka Forbes. When Mehra ventured into film-making, he worked as a spot boy and his duties included bringing tea for director and other members of the cast and crew.

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