Many Bollywood stars started their career with modeling before stepping into the B-town. They caught the attention of filmmakers at fashion events that helped them enter the film industry. Fashion world helped them to land easily into the tinsel town.
Bollywood superstars such as Aishwarya Rai, Katrina Kaif, Deepika Padukone etc. are model turned actresses. Take a look at these 25 unseen images of your favorite Bollywood superstars in their modeling career you have never seen before.
1) Aishwarya Rai
Aishwarya left her college in the 90s to start a career in modeling. Soon she became a top model and got a number of advertisements from reputed brands such as Lakme and Pepsi.
2) Salman Khan
Before stepping into the film industry, Salman Khan was a model. Salman has done modeling for brands like Hero Honda and Double Bull shirts.
3) Aamir Khan
Aamir Khan has done a few modeling assignments before bagging a role in the movie ‘Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak’ in 1988.
4) Priyanka Chopra
Priyanka Chopra started career in modeling and won beauty pageant for ‘Miss World’ in 2000. After winning the Miss World competition, Piggy Chops started getting several movie offers from Bollywood.
5) Katrina Kaif
Katrina Kaif started modeling at the age of 14 years in London. In her modeling career, Kat got an offer from the filmmaker Kaizad Gustad for the movie Boom.
6) Deepika Padukone
Deepika Padukone used to work as a child model in her school life. She was famous as the girl from Kingfisher calendar before stepping in the film industry. Deepika bagged a role in the movie ‘Om Shanti Om’ after winning ‘Model of the Year’ award at the Kingfisher fashion awards.
7) Akshay Kumar
Before becoming an actor, Khiladi Kumar worked for just one modeling assignment for Perfect 10 gym. Akshay gathered money from his modeling assignment to arrange for his photo shoot to get an offer from the B-town.
9) Sunny Leone
Before working in the porn industry, Sunny Leone has done modeling assignments for several magazines including Penthouse, Cheri, Mystique, High Society, Swank, AVN online, Leg world etc.
10) R. Madhavan
R. Madhavan’s first modeling assignment was a commercial for talcum powder in 1996. Then he moved to the small screen and worked in several serials. After some time, he started getting offers from Tamil movies.
11) Anushka Sharma
Anushka Sharma’s first modeling assignment was for the fashion designer Wendell Rodricks in 2007. While working as a model in Mumbai, Anushka got selected at the audition for Yash Raj movies and luckily bagged a role opposite King Khan in ‘Rab ne Bana di Jodi’ in 2008.