The film industry is a strange business. Though the real success would constitute the success of films, for actors, success can be a much more relative thing.
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Another way to put it would be: for an actor to survive, he would normally have to be a part of profitable films, right? But the way this complex business, for an actor to survive, he necessarily doesn't to be involved in successful projects. They can survive by that elusive process called 'stardom', which is a sort of incalculable perception that an actor has in the minds of audience and brands.
And that is how some of these stars on this list have survived so far. And while others have developed a knack of starring in successful ensemble films. Either way, these stars haven't given a solo hit film: