Before making it big in Bollywood, a lot of famous actors got their start doing music videos. Here are 9 actors of today that got their start in music videos.
1- Deepika Padukone
She started her Bollywood career by making her appearance in the song ‘Naam Hai Tera Tera’ by Himesh Reshammiya. Well, Farah Khan spotted Deepika in this song and decided to cast her in Om Shanti Om. And the rest is history.
2- Shahid Kapoor
Shahid started off as a gawky star kid who danced in Shiamak Davar’s dance troupe. He was seen as a scrawny, love-struck teenager in the song ‘Aankhon mein tera hi chehra’ by the band Aryans.
3- Sameera Reddy
Her appearance as the shy girl in the video ‘Aur Aahista’ stole our hearts and she has managed to keep our love still. Last year she revealed that she was 15 years old at the time and took up the offer for a chance to visit the country.
4- Bipasha Basu
As an established model, Bipasha Basu garnered much attention when she starred in Sonu Nigam’s ‘Tu Kab Ye Janegi’.
5- John Abraham
Almost unrecognizable from what he looks like today, John Abraham starred in Pankaj Udhas’ song ‘Chupke Chupke’ long before he made his debut with the movie Jism.
6- Malaika Arora
‘Gur naal ishq mitha’ continues to be a popular song played at weddings when it’s time to hit the dance floor. The song also features a scorching hot Malaika Arora.
7- Riya Sen
A young Riya got featured in the music video of the song ‘Chudi’ by Dandiya Queen Falguni Pathak. Recently, Riya opened up about how she quit Bollywood because she was sexualized when she was still in school.
8- Ayesha Takia
Though her stint in Bollywood was very short, the actress appeared in DJ Aqueel’s remix of ‘Nahin Nahin’.
9- Milind Soman
Long before he became the country’s Ironman and poster boy for fitness, Milind Soman was noticed during his appearance in the title song of singer Alisha Chinai’s ‘Made in India’.