Actors who were rejected before making it big in BollywoodSep 22, 2022B'woodMilana Rao
Anushka SharmaAnushka once recalled getting dropped from shows and ads apparently because she was ‘too plain’ looking for Bollywood.
Rajkummar RaoRajkummar was reportedly not given a lead part because unlike him, leading heroes are supposed to be fair and muscular.
Ranveer SinghRanveer was once reportedly rejected for his ‘average’ and so-called ‘North Indian’ looks.
Vidya BalanVidya too faced rejections at the start of her career. She once recalled being called ‘jinxed’ in the South industry.
Taapsee PannuTaapsee revealed in one of her interviews that she was told she was not beautiful and glamorous enough to make it big in this industry.
Madhuri DixitMadhuri faced a lot of criticism during her initial days. The actress also once recalled being told she doesn’t look like a heroine.