The path of religion and spirituality has always been known to give great hope, peace and a way out from any kind of struggle. It is however a path so deep, that one cannot only be involved in that. Out of the various way outs that celebrities venture into, this is a territory that they seldom knock at. This is because being invested and following the spiritual life can at the time become very challenging. Thereby, it is always stated to not pursue the same until one is completely ready both physically, emotionally and mentally. But there are fewer numbers of advocated that we have seen delving into the line even after tasting the world of entertainment.
Today in this article, we would explore the ideas of nine such celebrities who did make it big in the industry of entertainment, limelight and media only to leave it go after eternal peace.
We all remember the strong contestant that Sana Khan was on the Tv show Big Boss. Soon after she did get breaks and ventured into the entertainment industry only to be broken from the industry. After her splitting up from star choreographer Melvin Louis, San took some time off to understand herself. It is in this time that she realised the teachings of Islam and got devoted to the religion so much so that she quit the industry to go seek the sanity that no one could bring to her. She made her decision clear in a recent Instagram post, where she mentioned with clarity what she wills to do. Let us take a look at her post.
Zaira, the woman who touched hearts with her representation in Dangal and started climbing up the ladder hard stopped all her fans with just a single Instragam post. A few days back, Zaira declared over a long post that she does not want to be in the Industry anymore as she has faced dissatisfaction that she cannot turn away from and that is in a way affecting her. Even though she was at the pinnacle of her art form, she quit owing to her requirement to long for inner peace. Her last film thereby stands as The Sky Is Pink.
Let us take a look at her post as well.
We all remember the woman who amazed us with her performance in the Bollywood blockbuster Ashiqui. She stayed a promising start and we expected more from her However, that will not be happening for now. After her debut, Anu faced a significant encounter on the street. After her close call to death and from seeing it up close, Anu soon took a major decision to leave the world of Bollywood and made it a permanence.
Sofia was another promising star who showed a lot of faces and raised TRP like nobody’s business when she was at the house of Big Boss. Even though she used to be under constant monitorization due to her tweets that went viral, it never deterred her. Until 2016, the year of 2016 brought about a new wave for her when she announced that she has found her peace and calling in the worship of her god and religion and soon turned into the basic life of a nun. She even went to the extent of changing her name to Gaia Sofia Mother.
The beautiful actress of the ’90s who was considered to be the most alluring and romantic actress of the era was known all over. She got the chance to work with almost all the big shots. Her role alongside Salman Khan and Shah Rukh Khan for Karan Arjun is still a big hit. However, after her film Kabhie Hum Kabhie Tum hit the screen, she started going down and did not see a way out. Soon after it was declared that she left the entertainment industry to devote herself eternally to the religious primes.
Late actor, Vinod Khanna had one of the best laid out future for himself in the world of Bollywood. But none of this seemed to matter to him when he found his calling a soon completely dedicated himself towards the teaching of his guru Osho Rajnesh. He started following the path of his spiritual journey and even left behind his family to shift to Oregon. But way later, he returned and after that, he made a resounding comeback with Dabangg.
Barkha Madan started her career in Bollywood with a blast. her growth was so swift that it became noticeable very easily. She started as a model and soon climbed the ladder to become an actress and then a filmmaker. But none of these changes did make her feel good, happy or content. Thus later in her career, she decided to call the quits. As soon as she was out of the circle she joined Buddhism and started following the life of a regular Buddhist woman monk. As per the details that we know, it comes to the notice that she is a big believer in the teachings of Dalai Lama.
Suchitra Sen is what could have been referred to as the golden girl of the Tollywood industry. The beautiful women with a heart of gold made it more than big into the industry of media and entertainment. She went on to became the best and the most talented top-notch actress to ever exist in the Bengali film industry and even remains the same. However, she later on realised after 25 years of devoting herself in this industry that she was not content from within. This was when she put a stop to all the advances that she received and went ahead and got herself enrolled at Ramkrishna Mission, where she served her devotion till 2013.
August T Jones
It was not only the sector of Hollywood media and entertainment industry that gasped when August T Jones mentioned that he was quitting the mainstream line. It was the entire industry of entertainment that sighed alongside with us. The little Jake Harper from Two and a Half Men declared in 2013 his decision to quit the world of glam and reel as it clashes with his virtues, beliefs and stands.