Top Bollywood Stars Who Worked Behind The Camera Before Becoming Actors

Many of the young and emerging super stars of Bollywood once worked behind the camera for quite sometime, before trying their luck on Silver screen. Aren’t you excited to see your Celebs in different avatars with definitely not that killing looks, which they have attain over the period of time.

Here are 10 young Bollywood stars who worked behind the scenes before shinning on the big screens of B town.


Student of the year, famed Alia Bhatt once spoke about her clue less experience about how different angles and set-ups worked during shooting for the Karan Johar’s Student of the year, while her co-stars Varun Dhawan and Sidharth Malhotra had advantage due to their previous AD gigs.

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Varun Dhawan

Varun, after graduating in Business Management  from the Nottingham Trent University, chose to work as an assistant director to Karan Johar for the 2010 SRK-Kajol starrer My Name Is Khan.

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Sidharth Malhotra

Started his career as Model at young age of 18, Sidharth also tried his luck as as an AD for KJo’s My Name Is Khan, along with Varun, before Student Of The Year happened.

Vicky Kaushal

Born in the chawls of Mumbai to stuntman and action director Sham Kaushal, Vicky quits his IT Desk Job to help his father and worked as an AD for Anurag Kashyap on Gangs of Wasseypur in 2012.

Sonam Kapoor

Sonam first job in B town on her father Anil Kapoor’s recommendation, was an AD to Sanjay Leela Bhansali on Black in 2005. It was Mr Bhansali, who convinced her into losing weight to become an actor and eventually cast her in Saawariya.

Parineeti Chopra

Parineeti triple honours degree holder in business, finance, and economics from Manchester Business School, earned a job in the PR team of Yash Raj Films courtesy cousin Priyanka Chopra.

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Bhumi Pednekar

Bhumi worked as an assistant casting director with Shanoo Sharma for YRF for six years before she ventured into acting!

Vikrant Massey

A trained ballet dancer, Vikrant worked for Shiamak Davar as an actor-cum-choreographer on the TV show Dhoom Machaao Dhoom before Balika Vadhu happened.

Harshvardhan Kapoor

Anil Kapoor’s Son, Harshvardhan before Mirzya worked as an AD with Anurag Kashyap on Bombay Velvet in 2015.

Ranbir Kapoor

Ranbir after his studies in method acting from the prestigious Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute, started his career as AD for Bhansali’s Black, along with his Saawariya co-star Sonam.

Arjun Kapoor

Arjun Kapoor worked as an AD for Nikhil Advani on Kal Ho Naa Ho and Salaam-e-Ishq, and worked as an assistant producer for his father, Boney Kapoor, on No Entry and Wanted.

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