He is a farmer's son from Uttar Pradesh and has eight siblings.
Nawazuddin worked as a chemist to earn his daily bread and later even worked as watchman when he went to Delhi.
In Delhi, he gained interest in acting and joined National School OF Drama.
Boman Irani used to help his mother run their ancestral bakery.
He even worked as a waiter and room service attendant in Mumbai's Taj Mahal Hotel.
Later he took photography before Munna Bhai M.B.B.S
Parineeti Chopra worked in Yash Raj Studios as a marketing intern before becoming an actress.
Because of his excellent oratory skills, he had a small business in which he conducted workshops on communication and public speaking.
Jacqueline was a television reporter in Sri Lanka before she started her modeling career.
She even reported news on political turmoil in the country.
Before his modeling days, he was a media planner at a media firm.
Before hitting the big screen and becoming a national sensation, he worked as a bus conductor for Bangalore Transport Service.
Later he started doing stage plays.
Arshad Warsi used to be a door to door salesman and later worked in a photo lab.
His passion for dance later led him to join Akbar Sami's dance group in Mumbai, starting his dancing and choreography careers.
He flew to Bangkok to learn martial arts and at the same time worked as a waiter and chef.
He became a martial arts teacher in India, and one of his students helped him get a modeling assignment.
In his first job, he worked as an executive in a shipping firm called Shaw Wallace.
Later he worked in another firm Bird and Co. As a freight broker.
He tried becoming a radio announcer, but All India Radio rejected him.
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