Swwapnil Joshi, Amruta Khanvilkar – 7 Actors Who Proved That Nepotism Doesn’t Always Win

Amidst the recent debate on nepotism in the film industry, let us have a look at actors who struggled to reach where they are today.

1. Swwapnil Joshi

Swwapnil Joshi
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In the recent events of Sushant Singh Rajput’s sad demise and death due to suicide, social media has flared with accusations. The term ‘nepotism’, which was used earlier on rare occasions has become a trending word. The actors and industry professionals are quiet about the social media blame game and attack but netizens are jumping to conclusions. In the Marathi industry, nepotism has been a rare occurrence and many of the celebrated actors have emerged from a non-filmy background. Let us have a look at their stories!

Swwapnil Joshi is one of the most popular and favourite actors of Mollywood. The actor first starred in DD National’s show Uttar Ramayan and a few advertisements. His career soared after he shifted to films from theatre in his early college days. He is known for his work in films like Mumbai Pune Mumbai, Poshter Boyz, etc.

2. Mukta Barve

Mukta Barve
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Mukta Barve belongs to a simple middle-class family. She was born to working-class parents and has reached the top with her talent and performances in films like Mumbai Pune Mumbai and Double Seat.

3. Amruta Khanvilkar

A Still Of Amruta Khanvilkar
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Amruta Khanvilkar is a big name in the film industry today. She has been seen in blockbusters like Katyar Kalijat Ghusli, Baji, etc. She has even made a name for herself in Bollywood films like Raazi, Golmaal amongst others. Amruta like her counterparts on the list, is a product of pure hard work, talent, and passion.

4. Subodh Bhave

A Still Of Subodh Bhave From Tula Pahate Re
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Subodh Bhave is the top actor in the Marathi film industry today and has given us memorable performances in films like Pushpak Vimaan, Ti Ani Itar, etc. The actor dominated the field of theatre before venturing into films. He also took the television industry by a storm with his recent performance as Vikram Saranjame in Tula Pahate Re.

5. Ankush Choudhary

Ankush Choudhary comes from a theatre background just like Subodh Bhave. He is known as the boy who conquered. He won acclaim for films like Duniyadaari, Double Seat. Ankush is an alumni of Ruparel College, a known hub of theatre.

6. Sai Tamhankar

A Still Of Sai Tamhankar
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Sai Tamhankar is a small-town girl, born at Sangli. The actress gave wings to her dreams when she went to Pune to study and gradually pursued her passion for acting. Sai is credited for introducing groundbreaking concepts to the industry like wearing a bikini in films, doing bold scenes, etc. She is best known for her work in films like Sau Shashi Deodhar, Vazandar, amongst others.

7. Sonalee Kulkarni

Sonalee Kulkarni
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Sonalee Kulkarni belongs to a middle-class family. Her parents always supported her dreams of becoming an actor and helped her in preparing for the same. However, the beauty had to work really hard and struggle to achieve the success that she has today. She is vocal about her struggle period and says she is proud of it! She is best known for her work in films like Natarang, Hampi.

Who is your favourite stars amongst these? Comments below!

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