Mumbai: Sushant Singh Rajput's rise to fame is nothing short of ordinary - from being an engineering dropout to a background dancer, to being right out there in the spotlight as one of the biggest Gen-X stars, the actor has had a meteoric rise.
Sushant's story bears an uncanny resemblance to some of the brightest Hollywood stars. Don’t believe us? Take a look at some of the biggest success stories from the showbiz business in West and decide for yourself:
Channing Tatum - The Hollywood heartthrob attended college on a football scholarship but dropped out. He then worked as a dancer at a nightclub , before being discovered as a model.Tatum made his Hollywood debut in 2005 with Coach Carter.
Christopher Walken - Walken went to Hofstra University, but dropped out after one year, having gotten the role of Clayton Dutch Miller in an Off-Broadway revival of Best Foot Forward.Walken initially trained as a dancer in music theatre at the Washington Dance Studio before moving on to dramatic roles in theatre and then film.
Taylor Lautner - Before his breakout role as Jacob in the ‘The Twilight Saga’, Lautner performed with the hip-hop dance group ‘LA Hip Kids’. He was also part of ‘Hot Shots, a jazz dance group.
Others include Jennifer Lopez, Madonna among others too started off as background dancers before catapulting to the top of their games.
Is Hollywood just a whisk away for our blue-blooded boy?...