Celebs who own Bollywood without any Godfathers!!

Nepotism has been the longest never-ending debate in Bollywood. The majority of the actors carry the legacy of their parents, once in a blue moon a common man is given a chance to showcase their talent. Here are some Bollywood celebs who succeeded without having any Godfather!

1) Deepika Padukone - She was a National level Badminton player before she started modeling. She got her big break as the main protagonist opposite Shah Rukh Khan in the big-budget movie 'Om Shanti Om'. She became an instant hit and immediately got major projects after.

2) Kangana Ranaut - Kangana is a pretty and talented actress from Himachal. She made her debut with Anurag Basu's Gangster and is proving her talent since then. Kangana has played several iconic characters and she's also known for her bold fearless comments on topics including nepotism amongst others.

3) Akshay Kumar - Amritsar born Akshay Kumar had no connections in this industry until he decided to do modeling to pay his bills. He started off with 'Deedar' and there's no looking back for him! He is best known for his action scenes and patriotic movies.

4) Priyanka Chopra - Priyanka's father was in the army and therefore she had no plans of being in the spotlight until her mother signed her for the Femina Miss India Contest. Priyanka won the contest and was offered roles in movies and advertisements. She established her brand in Bollywood but did not stop there, she has acted in Hollywood projects too. She is now a global sensation!

5) Shah Rukh Khan - SRK made his TV debut with Fauji and Bollywood debut with hit film Deewana. He was an instant hit and did hundreds of movies after that, he has established himself here. Shah Rukh wasn't launched by anyone and has reached heights with his own hard work.

6) Rajkumar Rao - He has more than just an actor, he is very talented and has established himself as one of the most talented actors. He has no connections but has a theatre background through which he went on to do amazing roles as the lead actor in hit films like Queen opposite Kangana Ranaut.