Bollywood has seen big names in the past like Aishwariya Rai, Bipasha Basu, Sushmita Sen and now there are new faces like Deepika Padukone, Anushka Sharma and Katrina Kaif. Well, all of these celebrities kicked of their career after being established as a model.
Deepika as many would not know was a child model when she was in tenth grade and decided to switch from badminton to modelling. Deepika started her modelling career from Lakme Fashion Week and won the Model of the Year Award.
This honor and her appearance in one of Himesh Reshammiya’s vidoes helped Farah Khan recognize her as a potential candidate to fit Bollywood and that is why she was offered a role in the movie Om Shanti Om.
Anushka Sharma also started her career from Lakme Fashion Week after she moved to Mumbai when she completed graduation. Filmmaker Aditya Chopra saw the spark in her and this is why she was signed for three movies by Yash Raj Films.
Let’s come to Katrina Kaif, who has been able to establish herself among the best and most versatile talents in the modern day was born in Hong Kong. Katrina was working in Hong Kong, Hawaii and London and after people in Bollywood realized her potential, she was imported here.