Even though they may be renowned as top class stars of today, there was a point in their career when these Bollywood stars opted for B-grade films. While some of them had to do it to get a foothold in the industry, a few others did it for the money. You’ll be surprised as you scroll down this list.
Amitabh was one of the biggest stars decades ago and still is, but there was a lull in his career when he picked up any role that came his way. This is how he ended up playing a shady role in a film titled ‘Boom’ that also marked Katrina Kaif’s debut in Bollywood. Later on, he even confessed that he agrees he should have never done it.
Shakti Kapoor was a part of many B-grade films alongside his illustrious Bollywood career. This actor shocked everyone with a role in ‘Meri Life Uski Wife’.
Manisha played a role in the controversial film ‘Ek Chhotisi Love Story’ wherein she had a teenage toy-boy fantasizing about her. She even asked for some scenes to be deleted later on.
The first superstar of Bollywood disappointed his fans by being a part of a movie called ‘Wafa: A Deadly Love Story’. This movie, directed by Rakesh Sawant (brother of Rakhi Sawant), was considered to be his comeback movie but proved to be nothing but a forgettable dud.
With a list of A-grade films like ‘Karan Arjun’ and ‘Krantiveer’ in her resume, she was also known for her bold scenes in B-grade film ‘Divine Temple Khajuraho’.
During the initial years of his career, this Khiladi played a role in the B-grade movie ‘Mr.Bond’. The character was a lot like James Bond but was only referred to as Mr.Bond.
Mithun played the role of a religious instructor in the movie ‘Classic – Dance Of Love’ in 2005 who gets attracted to a woman (played by Meghna Naidu) half his age.
In 2006 Salman Khan played a role in B-grade film ‘Saawan – The Love Season’. Though his role was a cameo, the superstar featured on the poster of the film, sporting long flowy hair and a thick stubble.