7 Bollywood Celebs Who Were Rejected For Their Looks

Blog By riyaz  |  13-11-17

Looks are not everything!

#7 Amitabh Bachchan

#7 Amitabh Bachchan

Every succesful person has faced rejection and failure more times than they have seen success. It was the same with these Bollywood actors, but to be rejected for being too ugly? Unbelievable!

Amitabh Bachchan was rejected by filmmakers on the basis of being too tall. He continued to struggle for 8 years before he gained fame and success.


#6 Katrina Kaif

#6 Katrina Kaif

Today Katrina Kaif is known as one of the prettiest and most glamorous women in the idustry. But this was not always the case. When she first entered the industry Katrina was rejected for being too foreign looking.

Maybe that's because she is a foreigner?


#5 Irrfan Khan

#5 Irrfan Khan

Early in his career, the versatile Irrfan Khan wasn’t paid for some of the movies in which he acted. The producers told him that his work does not merit any pay. He had to struggle for 6 years to get a true break.

Today, even Hollywood knows and respects Irrfan Khan.


#4 Govinda

#4 Govinda

Govinda was rejected for looking too young. He was not disheartened by this. Instead he made a show reel in which he was seen acting and dancing, and showed it to the production house.


#3 Dhanush

#3 Dhanush

Dhanush was told by filmmakers that he simply was not good looking enough to be acting in movies. The actor did not listen to them and continued with his work. The audience is the winner in this story.


#2 Anushka Sharma

#2 Anushka Sharma

Anushka Sharma initially faced criticism for her plain looks. She did not let this bring her down and continued with her work. Today she has a number of succesful films under her belt and even her own production house.


#1 Arjun Kapoor

#1 Arjun Kapoor

Arjun Kapoor was Salman's prodigy. But before he became Salman's prodigy he faced many rejections on account of being too fat. He learnt just how cruel and judgemental the world could be.








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