Bollywood, the glittery industry has its own merits and demerits. It has always remained prejudiced against bad looks. If you re not beautiful, you are not fit to enter Bollywood or have any dreams here. Are looks that important? Not only in Bollywood but it is an all-pervasive phenomenon which is applied everywhere worldwide. Here is the list of star celebrities who were once rejected, claiming they have bad looks.
1) Amitabh Bachchan
You will be shocked to know that Amitabh Bachchan, the living legend and the star of the century was also rejected for his looks. He was rejected by filmmakers citing his tall stature as the sole reason for his rejection. But he tried hard to stay in the game and rest is history!
2) Shah Rukh Khan
The king of the Bollywood was also rejected first for his looks. He started his career from TV and after several rejections, he got the film Deewana, which proved to be his turning point. Today, he is known as the King of Romance and is one of the highest paid actors in the world.
3) Katrina Kaif
One can’t believe that how someone can reject this British-Kashmiri beauty! When she first entered Bollywood, she was rejected for being too foreign looking.
4) Ranveer Singh
Ranveer Singh, the successful actor of the current times, faced rejection for looks too!
5) Ajay Devgn
Ajay Devgn was initially rejected for his dusky skin color.
Govind was rejected for looking too young. Now, this is weird! Nevertheless, he was not disheartened and continued to do work hard and focussed on his career.
7) Irrfan Khan
Internationally acclaimed, talented Bollywood actor, Irrfan Khan earlier didn’t get paid for his work in the movies. The producers told him that his work does not merit any pay.
8) Anushka Sharma
Initially, she was criticized for being too plain-looking.