Trisha Malhotra, New Delhi, Nov 14: The word nepotism can be fashionably pinching and bitter for many in the world of Indian cinema but the truth lies under the real life instances. In the era of modern and glamour drama, the stardom has evoked a ratio of injustice in a very common way. Where, many have struggled through unbelievable hardships to even get a hint of the glittery vision of Bollywood, others have dwelled in stardom since birth having a blissful background from the same career.
Many have set vivid and powerful examples and its their unstoppable success that have engaged their talent with the crowd by moving mountains day and night to carve their niche in the cinema.
Kangana Ranaut, who was recently attacked against her ideology and perception about discrete unfairness in the industry because of nepotism sets turns down the issue with her terrific struggles and braveness in her hard times. Born in Bhambla, a small town in Himachal Pradesh, Kangana had a simple yet joyful childhood. It was a failed unit test in chemistry while she was becoming a budding doctor only because of the uncalled pressure from the parents that she realised that this wasn't what she wanted to do in her life. Where her parents did not support her with the decision, she left for Delhi at the age of 16 with no support from the family. With a young age and sheer innocence, she shivered through hardships. She modeled for a while and with her mere earnings, she survived on bread and pickle for the longest time. Regardless of her ugly tiff with parents for several years, she managed to make her debut in Bollywood without anyone's help in 2004 in Deepak Shivdasani's 'I Love You Boss'. Then came her hit lists like Gangster, Life in a metro, Queen, Tanu Weds Manu which eventually changed the her life like miracles. Her braveness to follow her dreams despite the unplesant struggles and no support from any corner is however known in Bollywood. Not only did she established a remarkable career in the industry but is fondly known for her honest opinions in public. Today, Kangana Ranaut is one of the highest paid actresses in India.
Priyanka Chopra, is currently only only a renowned yet versatile actor in Bollywood but has made a powerful and warm foot in Hollywood. Born in Jamshedpur, Bihar, Priyanka belongs to a simple family with an army background. Moving to United States at the age of just thirteen for her education, Chopra returned to India finishing her senior year. It was then that the actress sparked a light by winning the local 'May Queen' beauty pageant. Her beloved mother, Madhu Chopra then made sure she enters the world of fame and glamour and pushed her for Femina Miss India contest of 2000 and in no time she won the Femina Miss India World title. Having been formed a platform for herself, Priyanka didn't halt in her journey of success. Her debut in Bollywood in Abbas-Mustan's romantic thriller 'Humraaz' in 2002 made all the difference in the industry. PeeCee not only amazed the crowd with her explicit performances on screen but made her fans go weak on knees with her elegance and beautiful fashion statements. Little did anyone know that Priyanka will gain popularity this quick but her hard work was never behind the curtains! Dedication and excelling in what she loves, Priyanka sets a perfect example!
Superstar Shah Rukh Khan cannot go unnoticed when it comes to being a definition of perfection. Born in a Muslim family in New Delhi, SRK spent a normal middle-class life in rented apartments. Having a keen interest in acting, he often was appreciated for his stage plays and imitations of Bollywood actors, out of which, his favorite were Dilip Kumar, Amitabh Bachchan and Mumtaz. Little did he knew that his dreams would come true in no time! Though he was studious, he invested his maximum time at Delhi's Theatre Action Group (TAG) and National School of Drama. Despite losing both his parents in terrible state, he struggled his way to stardom and now stands as one of the richest yet successful actors in the industry. He made his debut in Television series 'Fauji' and in no time he hit the box office with a role of an obsessive lover in Darr and a murderer in Baazigar. Khan's stammering and the use of the phrase "I love you, K-k-k-Kiran" were popular with audiences and fans have loved him there after! From Dil Wale Dulhania Lejayegay to Jab Harry Met Sejal, the journey of Shah Rukh Khan's success hasn't come to an end!