More often than not, we remember films for their stories, dialogues, songs, and mostly the lead actors. Despite having seen the same film many times, we have often missed celebrities who made a special appearance for a blink-and-miss moment.
Let us revisit some of those cameo roles played by celebrities (some of whom were not famous yet) in famous films.
Subhash Ghai in Ram Lakhan
The director has always been known for making a small appearance in the films he directed. Here’s one from a song in Ram Lakhan.
Aamir Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Rahul Roy, and Saif Ali Khan in Pehla Nasha
Ashutosh Gowarikar’s directorial debut, this film had an entire segment with the lead actors of its time.
Watch it here:
Zoya Akhtar in Kamasutra
Before becoming a famous director, Zoya started her career in a small role in Mira Nair’s Kamasutra.
Karan Johar in Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
Before he turned into a successful director, Karan Johar appeared in a small segment in this romantic drama.
Shahid Kapoor in Taal
We bet no one noticed the teenager Shahid Kapoor as one of the dancers in Taal.
Nawazuddin Siddiqui in Sarfarosh, Munnabhai MBBS, and many more.
Before he made a breakthrough with leading roles in Black Friday and Gangs of Wasseypur, Nawazuddin had started his career with cameos in earlier films.
Kiran Rao in Dil Chahta Hai
Then an assistant director, Kiran appeared in one of the Goa scenes from Dil Chahta Hai.
Tabu in Kal Ho Na Ho
In one of the song scenes, we can see Tabu in a quick appearance as one of the passers by on the street.
Ayan Mukerji in Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna
In the song Tum Hi Dekho Na, we could see a younger Ayan Mukerji standing in a corner while Rani and Shah Rukh enact the song.
Alia Bhatt in Ugly
The actress had a small role to play in Anurag Kashyap’s directorial.