We just see the limelight and stardom of popular celebrities but are somewhere unaware of their hard-hitting and struggling background.

The south superstars who are now ruling the pan India box office, are not carrying any rich background  tag with them.

Actors like Rajnikanth, Vijay Sethupati and others have come a long way after toiling a lot for their career in cinema.

You might not be really aware of the humble backgrounds of your  favorite South actors.

Well here are some of the actors who hail from not-so-rich backgrounds and have reached heights now.

Rajnikanth The actor who has ruled the Box Office for a good time was actually a bus conductor. Rajnikanth even did many odd jobs before entering into cinema.

Vijay Deverakonda Arjun Reddy actor Vijay Deverakonda has built himself from scratch. He first worked as a side actor in many projects and has now reached the top.

Yash Only had 300 rupees when he left his house at 16 and now rules like a King. Yash hails from a background where his father was a driver.

Samantha Ruth Prabhu Samantha once revealed that her parents did not have enough money for her studies. She only ate one meal a day at one time. But now she is a heartthrob of many.

Vijay Sethupathi Are you aware that Vijay Sethupathi entered the industry only because he was in need of money. He had a debt of Rs 10 Lakh which he had to repay and hence became an actor.