Stars, who seem invincible today, were once struggling actors who were looking for an opportunity to make a mark in the glamorous world of Bollywood. Today, they are all big stars but their audition tapes are a stark reminder of what they used to be before they made it big.
Check out these audition tapes of five Bollywood stars:
1. Salman Khan
The superstar took a screen test for the 1989 romance Maine Pyaar Kiya, his first role as a leading hero. He played Prem in the film, a role that’s still remembered for Salman’s innocent performance.
2. Alia Bhatt
It might be difficult for his fans to imagine him giving an audition, but this short clip shows that Ranveer never hesitated to laugh at himself.
4. Anushka Sharma
Before she made a memorable debut as ‘Tani partner’ opposite Shah Rukh Khan in Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi (2008), Anushka Sharma also auditioned for another film which turned out to be 3 Idiots. Though this didn’t work out, Anushka later worked with Rajkumar Hirani in PK and Sanju.
5. Kriti Sanon
Auditions are what outsiders depend on to bag even the smallest role. Kriti’s journey was no different.
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