Some movies can inspire you in ways you probably don’t even expect before you watch them. From taking chances and going after who or what you want in life, to working hard towards you dream career, they encourage you to believe in yourself. Also, when it comes to career, movies show you that you don’t always need to follow the beaten track. You can branch out, experiment, and do whatever you want even if the odds are against you! Bollywood has no shortage of career inspiring movies and here are some celebrities who aced the career role in their films:
1. Priyanka Chopra in Mary Kom:
Based on the life of five times world boxing champion Mary Kom, Priyanka portrays the hard journey of the gritty and volatile boxer. The movie fights against gender roles and discrimination that is rampant in our society. It shows what a woman in a man’s field, struggling withherfamilial obligations and societal restrictions has to go through.It shows how if you really set your mind to something and get up and dust yourself even after failure, then you can do anything!
2. Aamir Khan in 3 Idiots:
One of the biggest hits of Hindi cinema, it stars Aamir Khan as Rancho, who goes to study engineering. It’s a story about pursuing what you love and dream about, and Aamir helps people find their true calling. In India,students are more often than not forced to follow what their parents have decided for them which is something we as a society really need to stop doing. Aamir goes on to become a hugely successful engineer and creates innovative things, which is what he truly loved doing.
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3. Anushka Sharma in Band Baaja Baarat:
This movie is about an ambitious DU girl Shruti who has big dreams to become a successful wedding planner. She starts while she is still in college and works day and night to achieve her dream, overcoming a host of setbacks. Band Baaja Baarat gives us perfect examples for certain things like it’s never too early to start and no dream is too small. Anushka did a great job as the zealous, bubbly girl Shruti
4. Ranbir Kapoor in Rocket Singh:
Ranbir Kapoor has done multiple career oriented roles in Bollywood and one of the most inspiring ones was in Rocket Singh Salesman of the Year. Ranbir plays a fresher in the job market and wants to work with honesty and integrity. He however faces many ugly truths about how companies run, but refuses to be a part of the corruption. He starts his own company and manages to become more successful than his employers.
There are many other examples of fine Bollywood actors doing amazing career oriented roles like these. You just need to convert the inspiration you draw from their reel lives into your real life.