The entertainment industry in India is booming day by day. It is full of glitz and glamor. People can become famous overnight. Destiny plays an essential role in anyone’s life. Many celebrities started their career in the aviation industry as an air hostess or cabin crew and later became the famous faces behind the TV and cinema screens. Here are the famous celebrities who worked in the aviation industry before entering the entertainment industry.
1. Mallika Sherawat
Mallika Sherawat is a renowned actress in Bollywood. She is known for her bold acting in the hit movies like Khwahish (2003) and Murder (2004). She has worked in various films, including English and Chinese films. Before establishing herself as a popular actress, Mallika started her career in Jet Airways as a part-time air hostess.
2. Hina Khan
Hina Khan played the well-renowned character of ‘Akshara’ in the daily soap, ‘Ye Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai.’ She also appeared on the popular show Bigg Boss season 11 and was runner-up. Even Hina Khan started her career as an air hostess. She is one of the highest-paid actresses in the entertainment industry. Hina Khan has an immense fan following on Instagram.
3. Aamir Ali
Aamir Ali gained recognition as a Television actor after working in the highly admired serial Woh Rehne Waali Mehlon Ki. He worked in movies like ‘I Hate Luv Storys’ and ‘Yeh Kya Ho Raha Hai?’ Aamir Ali initially worked as a cabin crew in Sahara Airlines for five years before taking off his career as an actor.
4. Vijayendra Kumeria
Vijayendra became a prominent face in every other Indian household for his character in the famous daily soap, ‘Naagin 4’ and ‘Udaan.’ Before gaining recognition, Vijayendra lived in Qatar with his wife for his job as a flight attendant.
5. Akanksha Puri
Akanksha Puri is widely known for her work in TV shows, Hindi, and Malayalam movies. She rose to fame for her character of Goddess Parvati on the Vighnaharta Ganesh show. She also worked in Madhur Bhandarkar’s film ‘Calendar Girl.’ She was an air hostess in Vijay Mallya’s Kingfisher Airlines before entering the entertainment industry. Now she is a successful model and actress.