We have heard a lot of stories about struggling actors who got famous in Bollywood after facing all the odds. But here we are talking about a completely different story. This is about the stars who were once so famous and was at the peak of their career but unfortunately became bankrupt. So, this article is about the celebrities who turned from rich to rags!
1. Amitabh Bachchan
Amitabh Bachchan is surely a megastar today but there was a time in his career where he was completely poor. In 2000, Amitabh Bachchan had no projects and no source of money. He was literally turning from rich to rags until he got an offer to host KBC ad that’s when he got his turning point.
Govinda was once a star who used to sign 35 movies a day! But there was a time when he had no work to do. But after the release of his film Partner with Salman Khan he got hold on his career.
3. Jackie Shroff
Jackie Shroff is one of the famous names of Bollywood but once he had to sold his flat to pay Sajid Nadiadwala his loan back. Nadiadwala lends him money in the year 2008 which he was not able to pay back. Sajid Nadiadwala was almost taking Jackie Shroff to the court but Salman Khan stopped him from doing so. Then Jackie Shroff sold his flat to pay his loan back.
4. Abhay Deol
When all his movies were not doing well, Abhay Deol decided to give his career one last chance. He took a loan to produce his film “One by Two” but unfortunately the movie turned out to be a big flop and Abhay went bankrupt.
5. K Hangal
The veteran actor in the last stage of his life went so poor that he was not able to pay his medical bills and could not handle the expenses of his treatment. But then, Salman Khan and Jaya Bachchan helped him for his treatment.
6. Mitali Sharma
Mitali Sharma is another one in the list to turn from rich to rags. She had to go against her family to pursue her acting career. She became a Bhojpuri actress. But after a while, she wasn’t getting any work and went completely poor. She was found throwing stones at people’s car. When police arrested her, she was begging for food.
7. Geetanjali Nagpal
Geetanjali was one of the most fortune models who shared the ramp with Sushmita Sen. But then she turned into a drug addict which made her turn from rich to rags. Later, she was found begging on the streets of South Delhi.
8. Raj Kiran
The actor who gave us such classics like Karz, Maan Abhimaan, Arth, and Basera, Raj, suddenly left the industry. It was later when Rishi Kapoor found him suffering from mental illness in Atlanta.