11 Popular Bollywood Celebrities Who Were Initially Rejected For Their Looks

Beauty and charm is something of great worth and one of the best gift anyone could have. Blessed are the ones whose looks can attract anyone. It is one of those things which is desired by all but but given to few. Although, beauty is not everything but in the film industry, especially Bollywood it seems that good looks is all you need to get a place in it. Maybe of changed scenario it is not so now but was definitely there in the past. Bollywood has always remained partial towards the good looking ones. Many talented actors once got rejected due to their not so good looks and many would have gone without any roles. But as said talent can defeat everything.However with the changing time, mentality of the people has also changed. Talent and their skills of acting has now become the foremost criteria for getting into Bollywood .

To let you know and realise that looks actually does not matter if you have a brave heart and a never ending hopes, we bring you 13 actors from the B-town that once got rejected because of their looks.

1. Katrina Kaif

One of the best looking actress in the Bollywood industry Katrina Kaif was also rejected once for her looks. Although she is much pretty and glamorous but her foreigner appearance once turned down her career.

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2. Govinda

Govinda the leading actor in the B-town had also undergone through much ups and downs in his career. He got rejected many times due to his masculine look. But he never failed and tried till he made a reputed place in Bollywood.

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3. Shah Rukh Khan

Sharukh Khan better known as Badshah of Bollywood, started his career in television before progressing into films. Nobody ever appreciated his looks much but he kept his hopes high and went on to commercial hits. He went on trying hard and now have completed 25 years in Bollywood.

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4. Irrfan Khan

Giving numerous blockbuster movies in the box office, Irrfan Khan whose acting has earned many hearts and applauds once worked without any pay. Yes! It was reported that previously the producers won’t considered his work worth any payment. But not being disheartened he continued to work hard and earned everyone’s respect and love.

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5. Anushka Sharma

Considered as one of the best actress in bollywood industry, Anushka Sharma was once body shamed and criticized for her plain look and got rejected by the leading producers of b town. But she took that criticism in a positive way and worked hard and made a place in the industry.

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6. Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Earlier, Nawazuddin Siddiqui worked as a chemist. His love for acting made him persued acting as his career. During the early times of his career, he didn’t succeeded much and got rejected. But his dedication and love for acting made him a star today and now the world knows him as one of the most talented. He also received many prestigious awards for his acting skills.

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7. Konkona Sen Sharma

In India, beauty parameter is judged according to skin color. But does beauty actually comes from a fair color? Not really. Konkona sen is a perfect example of beauty. She got rejected several time because of her dusky look.But she kept trying hard and finally emerged as one the best actress in Bollywood.

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8. Ranveer Singh

Ever thought this majestic actor was also once rejected for his so ”North Indian” look. And now, the winner of so many awards, Ranveer Singh is considered as one the most talented actors in the film industry.

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9. Ajay Devgn

Ajay Devgn, one of the leading actor faced many rejections for his not so good looks. But as said willpower and hard-work can lead you to success and now he is one of the leading stars in the b town.

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10. Arjun Kapoor

Due to his overweight, Arjun kapoor got rejected to work in the film industries.

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11. Amitabh Bachchan

The king of Bollywood, Amitabh Bachchan faced many rejections for being too tall.His hoarse voice was also a problem for his acting career. But now, these both unique features of him made him a superstar.

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12. Tabu

Tabu was rejected because of her tomboyish looks by Bollywood producers. But her acting skills and talents got appreciated all over and she made a strong mark in Bollywood.

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13. Dhanush

Due to his not so fair color and so good looks, Dhanush got rejected by the producers and was said that his looks were not at all suitable for working in Bollywood.

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