Famous Bollywood Celebrities Who Started Their Careers On TV Shows!
If there are two places in India for incredible fame it is the big screen Bollywood and the small screen or ‘The Great Indian TV serials’. While it is usually considered you can only be popular on one of these are a few of those who got their big break on TV but managed to make a smooth transition to the big screen as well. Let’s take a look at 5 Bollywood celebrities who started their careers on TV shows!
1.Aditya Roy Kapur
Aditya Roy Kapoor was in the limelight before ‘Aashiqui 2’. He started his career as a VJ on Channel V. After this stint of TV, Aditya debuted with the movie, London Dreams.
2. Rajpal Yadav
Rajpal Yadav is known for his comic roles in Bollywood. He started his career from Doordarshan’s television serial Mungeri Ke Bhai Naurangilal as the protagonist. Although Yadav found success in negative roles, he preferred comic roles, as in Pyaar Tune Kya kiya and he went on to become a prolific comic enthusiast in Hindi Films.
3. R Madhavan
R Madhavan started his career with TV serials like Banegi Apni Baat, Sea Hawks and Ghar Jamai. In 2001, he did the movie Rehna Hai Tere Dil Mein and got nominated for Best Male Debut Award.
4. Shah Rukh Khan
Shah Rukh Khan started his career with the serial Fauji. He played the character of commando Abhimanyu Rai. In the year 1992, he debuted in the movie ,Deewana.
5. Irrfan Khan
Irrfan Khan too has acted in TV shows, before he made it to Bollywood. Irrfan has acted in Chanakya Bharat ki Khoj, Chandrakanta amongst others.
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