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From Ayushmann Khurrana to Aadil Khan, 5 RJs who cemented their career in B-Town with stellar performances

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We have read a number of inspiring stories about actors and their struggles to make it to B-Town. People from different walks of life have entered the illustrious world of Bolllywood and have won over our hearts with their marvelous performances.

Here’s a list of 5 actors, who kick-started their careers as radio jockeys and have delivered stellar performances so far.

Ayushmann Khurrana

The ‘Anek’ (2022) actor has always surprised the audiences with his acting chops and out of the box choice of movies. Khurrana had started his journey as a radio jockey at the age of seventeen and marked his debut with ‘Vicky Donor’ in 2012 following which he was part of some big league projects by the finest directors in the industry.

Maniesh Paul

Recently seen in ‘JugJugg Jeeyo’ (2022), Maniesh Paul is winning rave reviews for his performance in the film.The popular host had also kick-started his journey as a radio jockey with a popular radio channel in Mumbai.

Aparshakti Khurana

Last seen in the social drama ‘Helmet’ (2021), Aparshakti Khurana was a popular radio jockey before he set foot into the film world. The actor was also a part of the Aamir Khan-starred and highly successful film ‘Dangal’ (2016).

Aadil Khan

The ‘Shikara’ (2020) actor will also be seen playing the role of an Air-force Officer in the upcoming series ‘Shoorveer’. Aadil was also a part of Neeraj Pandey’s ‘Special Ops 1.5: The Himmat Story’ (2021) and made a place in the hearts of the audiences. The talented actor was also a radio jockey and his show ‘Naughty Nights With Nasar’ is still one of the most popular shows on the radio. Aadil proved his acting chops in his debut film itself and ‘Shikhara’ was critically acclaimed. Aadil has often said that to directed by a legendary director like Vidhoo Vinod Chopra is a dream come true and we clearly saw his outstanding talent in the film.


RJ Malishka is one of the most popular radio jockeys in the country and she made a powerful debut as RJ Albeli Anjali in the Vidya Balan-starred ‘Tumhari Sulu’ (2017). She has been a part of number of reality shows too.

These top notch actors are surely proving that their mettle is worth their place in the entertainment industry.

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