We all agree that religious things affects us to a great extent. According to religious scriptures, being non-materialistic is the best way to live a life.
While most people have a different opinion about living life, in some way people from the entertainment industry are exactly opposite to it.
Clearly, many Bollywood celebrities live luxurious lives. This is the reason that it makes a headline every time when an actor or actress decides to live a non-materialistic life.
Here we have created a list of Bollywood celebrities who left the entertainment industry for spirituality.
Recently, Bollywood actress, model, and dancer Sana Khan has said goodbye to the dazzling world of the industry and now she has decided to serve humanity by walking in the path of God.
Sana gave this information via her social media account and said that now she will follow the path of Islam and serve the people.
She also mentioned that she got a lot of fame, respect, and wealth in the entertainment industry, but now she will leave such a life and compete for humanity.
Sana Khan is best known for her performance in celebrity reality show Bigg Boss.
She has worked in many Bollywood films that include Bombay to Goa, Halla Bol, Jai Ho, Wajah Tum Ho, and many more.
Sana is not the first Bollywood actress to have taken this step of serving humanity, many famous actresses left acting to become Sadhvi or Nun.
Mamta Kulkarni used to be one of the most sought Bollywood actresses in the 90s.
For your information, she featured topless on the cover page of a famous Entertainment Magazine. She gave many hit films including Karan Arjun, Chupa Rustom, Sabse Bada Khiladi, Naseeb, Baazi, Tiranga, and many more.
Despite such a successful career, Mamta broke her ties with Bollywood and became a sadhvi.
She gave the reason for leaving the entertainment industry in her autobiography titled “Autobiography of a Yogini” which came out in 2013.
She wrote, “Some people are born to work in the world, while some are born to serve God. I am also born to serve God.”
In June 2019, Zaira Wasim suddenly decided to leave the film industry, which shocked everyone.
With the film ‘Secret Superstar’, she was recognized as one of the best artists in her age category.
Zaira has shown her acting skills in the movie Dangal and later on Secret Superstar. Both the movies were big hits.
People started saying that a bigoted religious organization is behind this. But Zaira denied all the things and said that she is not finding happiness in this profession and it is hindering her from following her religion.
Well, it would be good if she ever thought to make a comeback in the industry.
In her words, “This field indeed brought a lot of love, support, and applause my way, but what it also did was to lead me to a path of ignorance, as I silently and unconsciously transitioned out of Imaan.
While I continued to work in an environment that consistently interferes with my Imaan, my relationship with my religion was threatened.”
Anu Aggarwal became a sensation after the release of the 1990 film ‘Aashiqui’ which became a huge hit. Anu Aggarwal became a sensation overnight.
Unfortunately, Anu failed to maintain success by making poor choices in the scripts.
She too left the film industry to make spirituality and yoga in her life.
Sources revealed that she said goodbye to the film industry in 1996, and started teaching yoga to poor children.
People also believe that the actress went through a horrible car crash and found herself on a hospital bed.
She was in a coma for a month and had broken about a dozen bones. She stopped getting work after that accident.
Sophia Hayat recently came into the limelight for appealing to Sushant Singh Rajput’s fans to boycott Bigg Boss.
Although Sophia herself has also been a part of Bigg Boss Season 7. Sophia was previously an actress and model who later became a nun. She did this because of the harassment in the relationship.
She even changed her name from Sofia Hayat to Gaia Sofia Mother after embracing spirituality.
She said, “I will lead a ‘non-glamorous’ life, We are beautiful without makeup.. hair colour.. fashion.. we are perfect as we are. I’m sorry I gave you the impression otherwise. I am changed. I love you all.”
After a couple of months, she started using make-up and also promoted her film on social media.