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Top Actors of Bollywood Movies

Updated on April 17, 2016

An introduction to popular actors of Bollywood, i.e. Hindi films. I have introduced top 7 actors here and would like to add few more actors soon.

Akshay Kumar

Akshay Kumar is the most famous Bollywood actor as an action hero. Most of his films are action films. However, he works in comedy films also.

Akshay Kumar
Akshay Kumar

Akshay Kumar Interview

Aamir Khan

Aamir Khan is a famous Bollywood actor, producer and director. He was born in 1965 and was introduced as a child actor when he was just 8 years old. He has given many super hit films. He is a popular actor amongst all age groups, as his films are family friendly.

Until the end of 2011, he has been acted in more than 40 films, produced 7 films and directed 3 films. He has won National Film Special Jury Awards for his acting in the film Qayamat Se qayamat Tak in1988 and Raakh in 1989; Filmfare Best Actor Awards for Raja Hindustani in 1996 and Lagaan in 2001; and Filmfare Critics Award for Rang De Basanti. As a Producer, he won the prestigious National Film Award for the film Lagaan as Best Popular Film in 2001and for the film Taare Zameen Par as Best film of family welfare in 2007. For these two films, he also got Filmfare Award for Best Movie. As a Director, he won Filmfare Award for Best Director for Taare Zameen Par.

Some of his film I have watched and liked are: Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak, Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar, Raja Hindustani, Ghulam, Sarfarosh, Lagaan, Dil Chahta Hai, Rang De Basanti, Fanaa, Taare Zameen Par, Ghajini, 3 Idiots.

Aamir Khan at Berlin Film festival
Aamir Khan at Berlin Film festival | Source

Aamir Khan Interview

Ajay Devagan

Ajay Devagan is a popular action hero, director and producer of Hindi films. Born on 2nd April 1969, he started his career as a film actor in 1991 at the age of 22, with the film Phool Aur Kaante. He received Filmfare Best Debut Award for his performance in this film. So far, he has acted in 90+ films.

He is married to famous Bollywood actress Kajol.

He has won National Film Award for Best Actor in 1998 for the film Zakhm and in 2002 for The Legend of Bhagat Singh. He won Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor in 2002 for the film Company and also for The Legend of Bhagat Singh, Filmfare Best Villain Award in 2002 for the film Deewangee.

He is at his best when he acts as a Police Officer or a Soldier.

I have watched his following movies: Vijaypath, Major Saab, The Legend of Bhagat Singh, Deewangee, Gangaajal, Zameen, LOC Kargil, Khakee, Tango Charlie, Omkara, Halla Bol, Atithi Tum Kab Jaoge, Rajneeti, Singham.

Ajay Devgan
Ajay Devgan | Source

Ajay Devgan in Deewangee

Shah Ruk Khan

Shah Ruk Khan is one of the most famous and most popular actor from Bollywood. He is also a producer and TV host. His first film was Deewana (1992).

He has given numerous successful films. He is a superb actor, and has won 8 Filmare awards as Best Actor. Beside that, he has won 6 Filmfare awards in other categories. He is popular amongst all age groups, as his films are family friendly.

So far, he has acted in 70+ Bollywood films.

I have watched his following films: Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman, Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge, Pardes, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani, Asoka, Devdas, Sathiya, Main Hoon Na, Swades, Chak De India, Om Shanti Om, My Name is Khan

Shahrukh Khan at Berlin Film Festival
Shahrukh Khan at Berlin Film Festival | Source

Shah Rukh Khan Acting Scenes

Salman Khan

Salman Khan is another popular actor of Hindi films. He started his career in 1988 with a drama. He has given many commercially successful Bollywood films. So far, he has acted in 80+ Hindi films. He won Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut for his first film Maine Pyar Kiya.

Although he has not won other awards, he is one of the most popular actor. He is at his best when he acts in action and romantic films.

Some of his films which I have watched are: Maine Pyar Kiya, Hum Aapke Hain Kaun, Hum Saath Saath Hain, Garv: Pride and Honour, Dabbang.

Salman Khan
Salman Khan | Source

Salman Khan in Dabangg 2

Rhitik Roshan

Rhitik Roshan started his film career with the film Kaho Na Pyar Hai in 2000. For this film he won Filmfare Award for Best Actor, and Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut. He again won Filmfare Awards for Best Actor for the film Koi Mil Gaya (2003), Dhoom2 (2006) and Jodha Akbar (2008).

So far he has acted in 28 Hindi films.

I have watched some of his films. The list includes: Fiza, Mission Kashmir, Laksha, Jodha Akbar.

Hritik Roshan
Hritik Roshan | Source

Hrithik Roshan Acting

Ranbir Kapoor

Ranbir Kapoor is relatively new actor of Hindi films. He is son of Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Singh, the famous actor and actress of 80s. He is grandson of Raj Kapoor, the famous actor of Hindi films in old days.

So far, he has acted in just 10 films. He won Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut for his first film Saawariya, Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor for Wake Up Sid, Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani and Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year.

I have watched Ranbir Kapoor's Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year and Raajneeti.

Surely, he has a bright future.

Ranbir Kapoor
Ranbir Kapoor | Source

Ranbir Kapoor in Rocket Singh

Shahid Kapoor

Like Ranbir Kapoor, Shahid Kapoor too is relatively new actor. His first film was Ishq Vishk, for which he won Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut. So far he has acted in 20 films. Most of his films are romantic and family friendly.

Shahid Kapoor
Shahid Kapoor | Source

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  • jainismus profile imageAUTHOR

    Mahaveer Sanglikar 

    6 years ago from Pune, India

    romari, thanks for your comments.

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    Paul Bisquera 

    6 years ago from Los Angeles

    Janismus, great writing on a subject that my wife knows too much about!

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    Himanshu Gautam 

    6 years ago

    Akshay Kumar bollywood best actors only one

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    Rose Maria Rica D. Fuentes 

    6 years ago from Heaven

    3 idiots was the first Indian movie that I watched and it really touched my heart. It was funny yet dramatic and I love their song numbers... yes!Aamir Khan did a great acting on that movie..!

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