It is quite a sight for people to see their favourite B-Town stars in common circumstances like them. And for Mumbaikers, that happens the most when celebs decide to ditch their luxury cars and opt for public transport instead.
Recently, this happened when Sidharth Malhotra took a ferry to reach his shoot location. To avoid the city’s heavy traffic, the Jabariya Jodi actor decided to take a shortcut. Rather than wasting three hours in his car stuck in traffic, he covered the distance in only 15 minutes. Thanks to the local Versova jetty.
The video of the actor getting out of the car and boarding a ferry is going viral and his fans can’t stop talking about his modesty. Have a look:
This got us wondering about other Bollywood celebs and their public transport travels. And we did some digging for you.
Celebrities Using Public Transport
Here are 8 other Bollywood celebrities who have been spotted commuting in public transport, well, mostly auto rickshaws, over the years:
Our International star but ‘Desi Girl' at heart took an auto rickshaw once when in Mumbai. The fact that there were no media around just proves that this auto ride wasn’t a publicity gimmick for personal gains.
Times Of India
To dodge the paparazzi, Disha Patani and alleged boyfriend Tiger Shroff once parted ways after a dinner date. The actress decided to take an auto home while Tiger left in his car.
Deepika Padukone & Ranbir Kapoor
Times Of India
During the promotions of their film Tamasha, Deepika and Ranbir took a train from Mumbai to Delhi. According to reports, DP wanted to go by train so ex-boyfriend Ranbir took it upon himself to make all the necessary arrangements.
Besides cycling around the city, Salman has been spotted taking autos to his home at Galaxy Apartments.
The Better India
Big B travelled in Mumbai’s local train once to support Saurabh Nimbkar, who sings in trains and donates the proceeds to a charity dedicated to treating cancer patients. Upon learning about this, Amitabh decided to join him in this noble cause and even sang with Saurabh during the train ride from CST to Bhandup.
According to reports, Sanjay Dutt and a friend took an auto ride home after dinner at a posh restaurant. The actor even paid the auto driver generously and obliged him with some selfies as well.
The PM Narendra Modi actor once ditched his and took an auto to work.
Probably, most of these were publicity stunts for movie promotions but nonetheless, it’s quite relatable to see our fave celebs travelling like us, isn’t it? Toh bolo, auto bhaiya ki jai!