Priyanka Chopra, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Kangana Ranaut, Irrfan Khan: 8 'Outsiders' Who Fought Nepotism To Become Successful

‘Nepotism’ is one of the most talked about and burning topics in Bollywood. Despite coming from non-filmy backgrounds, many young men and women made a name for themselves in the industry.

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    From becoming Miss World in 2000 to now being a global star, Priyanka Chopra Jonas comes from an army background family and is the most hard working and talented actors in the industry.(Image source:- Instagram/priyankachopra)

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    Started as a chef and waiter in Thailand, Khiladi Akshay Kumar now is one of the top actors in Bollywood, his dedication to work, discipline in life and his screen presence is always praised by fans.(Image source:-Instagram/akshaykumar)

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    The bold and stylish actress Kangana Ranaut is always upfront speaking about nepotism in Bollywood and has experienced it a lot in her career, despite that she has won national awards and gives back to back blockbuster movies.(Image source:-Instagram/team_kangana_ranaut)

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    The late actor Sushnat Singh Rajput started his career from TV industry and ventured into the big screen and became successful in the industry, his death raised many questions about nepotism in Bollywood.(Image source:-Instagram/sushantsinghrajput)

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    Coming from a south Indian family, her father Prakash Padukone was an international badminton player, despite that she had her fair chance of struggle in the industry but now is one of the highest paid Bollywood actresses in India.(Image source:-Instagram/deepikapadukone)

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    Belonging from a Pathan family of Rajasthan, Irrfan Khan has made his mark in Bollywood; by giving blockbuster movies, starring in Hollywood films, bagging national awards to being nominated for Oscar, he was one of the gems of Bollywood.(Image source:-Instagram/irrfan)

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    Being tagged ‘The most beautiful woman in the world’ after being Miss World, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan stepped into Bollywood and gained fame immediately with her acting, movies and jaw dropping looks.(Image source:-Instagram/aishwaryaraibachchan_arb)

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    Ayushmann Khurrana was the winner of TV’s popular show ‘Roadies’ and that was the start of his career, he then played the lead role in ‘Vicky Donor’ and then there was no looking behind, giving hits back to back.(Image source:-Instagram/ayushmannk)

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