We all might have heard the saying that all that glitters is not gold. Exactly the same thing applies to the showbiz industry. Every year loads of people come to try their luck in Bollywood. Just to achieve name and fame. However, not everyone hit the mark. And only a few turn out to be a superstar. Even after that, a time comes when they want to get rid of the stardom and hustle of media. So below are a few A-listers of Bollywood who once thought to quit the Film Industry and choose an alternative career for themselves.
Aamir Khan ruled for decades in the film industry. But one moment came when this glamorous career start affecting his personal life and he decided to quit the career. Khan quoted “I felt cinema took me away from my family. I told my family I will quit, not act, and produce films. I told them I want to be with you all. It was responsive anger. My family was shocked.” But later his family changed his mind.
Hrithik Roshan carved a niche in the film industry. He gain popularity with his Bollywood debut ‘Kaho Na Pyaar Hai’ and never looked back. Although in spite of all this he had the idea to quit the industry, due to his knee injury. That had no sign of recovering. At that moment the superstar thought of singing or either directing and quit acting.
Katrina Kaif is the most renowned female actress in Bollywood. And even after that, she too decided to quit acting in 2007. After appearing in ‘Namaste London’ opposite Akshay Kumar. In the interview, she said that people won’t watch her film. And hence she decided to turn toward finding a new career.
Abhishek Bachchan is the son of superstar Amitabh Bachchan. The actor gave many films, but it got failed at the box office. He then took the decision of leaving the film industry. Sharing his view in an interview revealed “At one point in time, I felt it was my mistake that I came into the industry as whatsoever I was trying, it was not working. I went to my dad and said maybe I am not made for this industry.
Sanjay Mishra worked in the films like ‘Golmaal’, ‘Kaamyaab’, and ‘Ankhon Dekhi’. He gained a lot of popularity but after his father passed he left B-town. And started working in a Dhaba. However the director Rohit Shetty asked him to return with ‘All The Best’ which was released in 2009.