13 Bollywood Actors Prove Never Late Make Big
13 Bollywood Actors Prove Never Late Make Big: The glamorous world of fame and fortune is enticing for youngsters, and it is believed that the younger you start to struggle towards the dream of becoming an actor, the better are your chances of coming closer to it. There are actors who started their Actor banneka hai dream in their mid-twenties so that they’d be able to pave a comforting journey towards stardom. However, there are others who were nowhere to be seen on the horizon of Hindi cinema in the early stages of their lives; but then they just appeared. And when we look back and see their journeys, it seems like a typical ‘rags to riches’ story! So if you’re an enthusiastic individual facing a quarter or mid-life crisis, read on to know that it’s never too late to act towards a dream.
1. Boman Irani
Boman Irani, 55, is emotional, loyal and cuddly, and still gets emotional on watching an episode of Tom and Jerry. He began his career as a waiter, went on to become a photographer, did theatre and finally made his debut in Bollywood at the age of 44 with Raju Hirani’s Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. And there was no looking back since!
He has gained critical acclaims and recognition for roles in movies like- Lage Raho Munnai Bhai, Main Hoon Na, Veer-Zaara, Hey Babyy, Don, Well Done Abba, Ferrari Ki Sawaari, Cocktail, Student Of The Year, Jolly LLB, PK and others. No matter how big or small his role is in a film, his character will definitely become one that will stay with you for long!
2. Naseeruddin Shah
When asked in an interview if it was a better time for him to be an actor now or in the past, he said, “It’s just getting better and better. And I am getting roles like I got in A Wednesday, Ishqiya, or The Dirty Picture, all three of which I like, and I enjoyed doing all those three roles. And the small movies at the same time.”
In his journey with Hindi cinema for almost four decades, Naseeruddin Shah has worked with Dadasaheb Phalke Award-winning director Shyam Benegal and James Bond actor Sean Connery. He has not only won critical acclaim for his films but he is still a stunner when it comes to theatre. His most memorable films include Sparsh, Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro, Ijaazat, Masoom, Umraao Jaan, Chamatkar, 7 Khoon Maaf, A Wednesday, Ishqiya and Finding Fanny.
3. Sanjay Mishra
Mishra’s dream of becoming a Bollywood actor took off with recognition for his films likeBunty Aur Babli and Apna Sapna Money Money. Later, he got nationwide popularity for his role as RGV in All The Best and Phas Gaye Re Obama. His dialogue “Dhondu, just chill” gained him worldwide recognition. His latest mainstream releases include Ankhon Dekhi, Bhoothnath Returns and Dum Laga Ke Haisha, all of which garnered him magnificent praises of both critics and the public