It is a well known and accepted fact that success is not easy. It is the journey and not destination that should be enjoyed. One must enjoy the road to success, even if it is full of speed breakers.
Most importantly, never get bowed down by the burden of rejection, do not let it hamper your spirit. Also remember that after every sad day comes a glad day. So has been in the life of these B-town celebs. Take rejection as a part of life, deal with it and keep moving ahead.
From Big B to Kangana Ranaut, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan to Madhuri Dixit Nene, Shah Rukh Khan to Irrfan Khan, many Bollywood celebs had to encounter rejection at some point in their lives.
Even Aishwarya Rai Bachchan was rejected at one point in her life…
Definitely, not for her looks. She was rejected when she auditioned for voice dubbing in a TV serial. Had she been affected by this incident, she would not have risen to become the Miss World in 1994.
Shah Rukh Khan was not confident of his nose. He kept hiding it from people.
The book, SRK – 25 Years of a Life, by Samar Khan is an insight into the 25-year-long career of the Badshah of Bollywood. King Khan was lauded by Hema Malini for his nose, she regarded it as being one of it’s kind. Also, attributing the movie ‘Dil Ashiyana Hai’ to his nose. His Achilles’ heel turned out to be his charm.
Big B was rejected by AIR.
His baritone is what he was rejected for. At that time it was regarded as being too bold for the radio. But now, this voice is one of his innate qualities that differentiates him from rest of the stars.