7 Bollywood Celebrities Who Have Worked In B-Grade Films
Being a film fanatic, you might be aware of all the films that your favorite celebrities did all these years. But did you know that some of your favorite B-town celebs have also experienced working in B-grade films?
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It took Nawazuddin Siddiqui more than a decade to create a mark in the Bollywood industry. From doing petty jobs to performing small roles in a number of films, the actor has done it all. There was a time when he was desperately in need of money, so he took up a B-grade film ‘Miss Lovely’ and enacted a role in it.
Katrina Kaif is one of the highest paid actresses in the Hindi film industry. While many believe that the actress made an entry into the Bollywood industry after debuting in film ‘Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya’ but that’s not what the reality is. There only a few people who know that the actress debuted in 2003 with a B-grade film, ‘Boom’, which is popularly called as soft-porn by many. It is told that the actress regrets her decision of working in that film till date and always runs away from talking about it.
Actor Rajesh Khanna who was referred as ‘the first superstar’ and the ‘original superstar’ of Indian Film industry, appeared in a B-grade film during the last days of his career. The name of the B-grade film, that the actor worked in was ‘Wafa’.
This one is the most shocking of all. Yes, it is true that Amitabh Bachchan has worked in a B-grade film. And the film is none other than the one in which Katrina Kaif debuted (Boom).
Akshay Kumar is one of the best actors in the film fraternity. The actor, who primarily starred in action films like Khiladi series, Mohra, Main Khiladi Tu Anari, Sapoot, and Angaaray, has now come a long long way. While everyone’s aware of the number of big hit films that he has given us, but there are only a few who know that he has appeared in B-grade films too. During the year 1992, he worked in a film based on a Hollywood movie ‘James Bond’.
Former Indian actress, Mamta Kulkarni debuted in the Bollywood industry with the 1992 film Tirangaa. And later she gave us blockbuster hits like Aashiq Aawara, Waqt Hamara Hai, Krantiveer, Karan Arjun, Baazi, Beqabu and many more. Apart from her acting skills, the actress was also known for her boldness. In 2002, she appeared in a B-grade film named ‘Divine Temple Khajuraho’ in which she was spotted enacting various bold scenes.
Actress Isha Koppikar debuted in Bollywood industry with Rajiv Rai’s film, ‘Pyaar Ishq Aur Mohabbat’ which starred Arjun Rampal and Sunil Shetty in lead roles. She appeared in several commercially successful films like Qayamat: City Under Threat, Kyaa Kool Hai Hum, Maine Pyar Kyun Kiya?, 36 China Town and Don: The Chase Begins Again. Other than this, the actress has also appeared in a B-grade film, Haseena which also starred actor Raj Babbar and Tara Sharma in lead roles. She performed a couple of bold scenes in the film.