TV Actors Who Had Different Professions Before Joining Industry


TV serials have an enormous impact on our society which impacts both the mind and thought process of an individual. We are always inspired by our favorite TV shows and their characters. It’s astonishing how we get emotionally attached to these fictional characters in a short span of time. But everyone is not a born actor or actress. So have you ever wondered what was their first profession or what they did before entering this entertainment industry? There are many actors and actresses in the TV industry who had different aspirations from life. They had different jobs and goals. But eventually, in the end, they came across acting and made a hit career. So, today we have come up with the list of the first profession of these on-screen famous characters. Let’s have a look :

1. Preetika Rao

Preetika Rao is sister of actress Amrita Rao. Before entering the glamour world, she used to work as a journalist.

2. Sunil Grover

Well, who doesn’t know him right? Sunil, before becoming a successful comedian, was a Radio Jockey by profession. Infact, he has starred in various Bollywood films as well.

3. Shivaji Satam

Shivaji Satam who is popular for playing the role of ACP Pradyuman in CID had done graduation in Physics and was a bank official.

4. Kratika Sengar

Kratika Sengar is Nikitin Dheer’s wife and previously worked in an ad agency for Hungama TV. She later starred in the serial Jhansi ki Rani in the lead role of Rani Laxmi Bai and reached the epitome of her career.

5. Karan Mehra

The serial Yeh Rishta Kya kehlata hai fame actor Karan Mehra was initially a fashion designer before he entered into this acting business. Infact, he was one of the Indian Television industry’s highest paid actor.

6. Namik Paul

The heartthrob of millions heart Namik, started off as a journalist with NDTV. Later, he chose modelling and then finally became an actor.

7. Divyanka Tripathi

Divyanka Tripathi Dahiya is an Indian actress who works in the Hindi television industry. She rose to fame by playing a dual role in Zee TV’s Banoo Main Teri Dulhann. But you might not know the fact that Divyanka Tripathi is a gold medallist in rifle shooting. She worked in rifle shooting training academy in hometown Bhopal before being an actress.

8. Aamir Ali

The serial “FIR” fame actor Aamir Ali is a well known actor. But not all of us might know the fact that before becoming an accomplished actor, he used to be a flight steward which means a flight attendant. But eventually ended up being an actor and made his television debut with Star Plus’s serial “Kahani Ghar Ghar Kii”.

9. Harshad Arora

Harshad Arora is an Indian television actor known for playing Zain Abdullah in Colors TV’s Beintehaa and Adarsh Sinha in Star Plus’s Dahleez. Before persuing his carrerr in acting he was working in a Public Relations company.

10. Anas Rashid

Television actor Anas Rashid, who became a household name after playing the role of Sooraj in Diya Aur Baati Hum. Despite being a successful actor, what’s more surprising is that he never wanted to be an actor. Anas Rashid graduated from Chandigarh and owns a fast food restaurant.

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