7 Assistants Who Made It Big in Bollywood

Varun Dhawan - He assisted Karan Johar in 'My name is Khan' in 2010 and made his acting debut with Karan Johar’s 2012 film 'Student of the Year'. Since then he has appeared in various movies like 'Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania', 'Badlapur' and 'Dishoom', in which he showed his true talent.

Ranbir Kapoor - He worked as an assistant director to Sanjay Leela Bhansali in his film 'Black', and made his debut with the film 'Saawariya' as the main lead. He became the heartthrob of many people when he was featured in Rockstar. Since then he never looked back and came out as one of the leading actors in Bollywood. 

Emraan Hashmi - He worked as an assistant director in Vikram Bhatt’s 2002 film 'Raaz' and made his acting debut with 2003 film 'Footpath' and became a popular face with his movies like 'Murder', 'Gangster', 'Jannat' and 'Once Upon A Time in Mumbai'.

Hrithik Roshan - He assisted his father, director Rakesh Roshan in various films, like 'Khel' and 'Koyla'. After making debut with the movie 'Kaho Naa… Pyaar Hai' in 2000, he became an overnight star in Bollywood. Recently, he became the 3rd most handsome man in the world and now, we can proudly say that he has definitely come a long way in his career.

Arjun Kapoor - He was an assistant director for Nikhil Advani in his films 'Kal Ho Naa Ho' and 'Salaam-e-Ishq'. He made his acting debut with 'Ishaqzaade' in 2012, since then he has gathered much attention of the audience with his acting skills.

Siddharth Malhotra - He worked as an assistant director for Karan Johar in his film ‘My Name Is Khan’ in 2010 with Varun Dhawan. He made his acting debut in 2012 with Karan Johar's movie 'Student of the Year' which was also along with Varun Dhawan and like Varun, he has also proved himself as a leading actor in the Bollywood.

Sonam Kapoor - She worked as an assistant director with Sanjay Leela Bhansali in 'Black' with Ranbir Kapoor and made her debut as the leading lady in his next film, 'Saawariya'. She impressed us with her movie like 'Raanjhanaa', 'Dolly Ki Doli' and 'Neerja', for which she won several awards.

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