Religion and Bollywood are inter-connected and we get to know many things about religion with the medium of Bollywood . But there are many celebs who were doing good in their field but left their work and started serving their religion.
Checkout some of the Bollywood celebs who adopted their religion and left Bollywood:
‘Bigg Boss 6’ fame actor Sana Khan took retirement from the film industry and chose the path of Islam. She decided to leave the glamour world and now Sana wants to spend her life in the service of humanity. Sana has announced to take renunciation from the film industry by sharing a social media post. Through her lengthy post, Sana has told about that decision, why did she choose this path? Sana says that the Creator i.e. Allah will guide her to walk the path of service to humanity.
2. Zaira Wasim
Almost all are aware of this , when the upcoming star Zaira Wasim , who worked in films like Dangal and Secret Superstar, decided to step out from Bollywood. A new debate broke out in the industry when Zaira shared a post on social media and said that Islam does not permit her to work in film industry. Although, not all were happy with her decision but she stood with it.
3 Vinod Khanna
One of the superstar of the era of 70s -80s ,actor Vinod Khanna was a heart throb. It was when , he took a shocking decision at a press conference in 1982 and announced that he is retiring from Bollywood. Vinod Khanna went into the world of spirituality at Spiritual Guru Osho’s Ashram Rajneeshpuram, stumbling upon earning money and fame in Bollywood. Vinod Khanna worked as a gardener in Osho’s ashram for about 5 years. However, he returned to Bollywood in the 1990s.
4. Tanushree Dutta
Tanushree made headlines with the #MeToo movement . She made her debut in the modeling world and entered Bollywood with the aura of a super-hit actor. Tanushree was in the news for her bold image but disappeared from movies. It was revealed that she has retired from Bollywood and adopted the world of spirituality. Tanushree’s disillusionment with the glamour industry was due to a case of molestation on the sets of the film ‘Horn Ok Please‘, after which she went into depression. However, Tanushree returned to her normal life after putting her mind to spirituality.
5. Barkha Madan
Actror Barkha Madan, who has worked in many Bollywood films and TV soaps and got popularity in the glamour world however later Barkha also retired from industry and became a nun by adopting Buddhism.
6. Suchitra Sen
After spending nearly 25 years in the film industry, actress Suchitra Sen decided to leave the cinema and went away from the industry. She joined the Ramakrishna Mission and found great peace by associating with the foundation. She gave her whole life to the name of spirituality.
7. Mamta Kulkarni
One of the bold actor of Bollywood Mamta Kulkarni is also included in this list. She herself revealed about getting retired from Bollywood and is spending her life as a ‘Sannyasi‘. Mamta has taken the patronage of Saint Sri Chaitanya Gagangiri Nath.