There is no denying the fact that every actor who lands in Mumbai wants to make it big on the silver screen. The small screen actors are no less than the Bollywood celebs. They enjoy an enormous fan following. They don’t gain popularity overnight, but they have to go through a lot to rule the hearts of the people. Their hard work and dedication toward their career have made them achieve success. However, before venturing into the industry, few TV actors started their professional life with usual jobs. They had different dreams and aspirations, some even pursued different jobs but eventually, fate brought them on our television screens. Today, we bring names of actors and their professions before they became famous on TV.

Kapil Sharma: He won a comedy reality show and then started a comedy show under his name. But before he got so much fame he worked as an assistant in a pool parlor and also at an STD Booth.

Divyanka Tripathi: She is one of the leading TV actresses. From Yeh Hai Mohabbatein to winning Nach Baliye, she has gained immense love from fans. However, before working as an actor, she worked as an executive officer in the Rifle Academy of Bhopal.

Dipika Kakar: The Sasural Simar Ka actress gained love for her role Simar. However, before being an actress, she was working as an air hostess.

Karan Mehra: Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai fame Naitik became the definition of an ideal husband for Indian households. However, he was also working as a fashion designer.

Anas Rashid: His innocence and affection towards his family melted millions of Indian hearts as Suraj in Diya Aur Baati Hum. But before becoming the audience’s favourite actor, he was a restaurant owner.

Harshad Arora: The actor made his acting debut as Zain Abdullah opposite Preetika Rao in the show Beintehaa. Little did we know before acting was introduced to him he worked as a PR.

Preetika Rao: Harshad’s co-star from Beintehaa, Preetika Rao was a journalist before she entered the universe of acting.

Nia Sharma: She gained a lot of limelight when she appeared in the web series Twisted. But before becoming an actress, she was a journalist.

Shivaji Satam: CID fame ACP Pradyuman became a known name but before becoming the legendary ACP Pradyuman, he was a banker.

Sunil Grover: The very famous comedian and our famous Gutthi worked as a Radio Jockey before venturing into the acting industry.

Kratika Sengar: She has worked in many popular TV shows but before entering the entertainment industry, she worked at an ad agency.

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