Good fortune is something which comes in the hands of a lucky few, especially in Bollywood. With good films comes good money but the pride and prestige of being a celebrity soon finishes! Only some celebs are able to handle fame. Some faced challenges, financial losses before bouncing back stronger!
Yesteryear star Vimi faced many challenges in her life. She left her famed acting career to marry a businessman her family was against. Later, the couple split up and the actress was left totally alone, with nothing to support her financially.
Shweta Basu Prasad
The child actress who became famous with Makdee found it hard to find movies. She even acted in a few Telegu films but she survived on the bare minimum. She was caught in a prostitution ring in a hotel in Hyderabad and sent to a rescue home. Although the case against her was dismissed, it was a sorry state of affairs, be it the truth or the made up story regarding her.
Like many celebs, Preity too tried to venture as a producer in the self starring film Ishq In Paris, which suffered bad results. She couldn't manage the funds and a case of non payment was filed against her. It was Salman Khan who came to her rescue.
Once a superstar, Jackie too saw some bad days which he and his family won't ever forget. Jackie, who produced the disastrous film Boom, lost a lot of money and had to sell his house. He even sought assistance from friend Salman to help cope up with the losses. Years later, Tiger Shroff bought the same house for his family.
In an interview, Govinda once claimed that he had experienced some difficult times in his career when his films were not working. He is quoted saying that he once couldn't afford traveling by rickshaws or autos to auditions.
Bhagwan Dada was one of the most loved actor in the industry but he too, faced some tough times. When his films did not work at all, he had to leave his luxurious lifestyle and go live in the slums of Mumbai.
The man who is counted among the rich and famous too faced testing times. In fact, Amitabh Bacchan himself is a crorepati today, like many others because of KBC. In his early days, his production venture turned out heavy losses and his career was on stake. It was only Kaun Banega Crorepati that came to his rescue and his career was relaunched.
The beloved actress, who is known for her roles was too broke in her last days. In fact, she couldn't even afford to pay her hospital bills.
When Abhay worked in his film, One By Two, he went completely broke after the film flopped. He had to eventually sell his home to cope with the losses.
The actor died a very sorry death. He had no money to support himself. Eventually, celebs came to his rescue and paid his bills.