Teachers are perhaps the most important people in our lives! Our parents bring us up, but in the true sense it is our teachers who make us ready to face the world! They are the ones who influence us more than anybody else.
But could you imagine our Bollywood celebrities who had shaped the lives of many? Let’s have a look at those celebs who had been teachers before making it big in the movie industry.
1- Kader Khan
Indian film actor, comedian, script, dialogue writer, and director Kader Khan taught at M. H. Saboo Siddik College of Engineering, Byculla, Mumbai as a professor of Civil Engineering. Even after quitting acting he shifted to UAE to teach.
2- Akshay Kumar
Akshay Kumar was a martial arts teacher in Mumbai before starting his Bollywood career. It was one of his students who recommended him for modelling.
3- Chandrachur Singh
Believe it or not, actor Chandrachur Singh was a music teacher in Doon School, Dehradun before starring in ‘Maachis’.
4- Nandita Das
After completing a Masters from the Delhi School of Social Work, Nandita Das started teaching in Rishi Valley School, continuing with theatre on the side.
5- Tom Alter
Actor Tom Alter was a cricket coach in St. Thomas school, Jagadhri (Haryana) before taking to films.
6- Balraj Sahni
Actor Balraj Sahni, did a double masters in English, one from Lahore University and one from Punjab University along with a Bachelor’s degree in Hindi. In the late 1930s, he came to Bengal from Rawalpindi to join Tagore’s Visva-Bharati University as an English and Hindi teacher