Monday, June 17, 2024

Top 10 Most Famous Bollywood Actors


Bollywood movies are one of the most popular in the world’s movie industries since their break out from the Asia continent. They have left a huge impression from the beautiful colors of the settings to the dance and choreography in the scenes. Making Bollywood movies is surely different from other types of movies worldwide.

The actors that have taken to the limelight in Bollywood and blockbuster movies have increased and changed over the decades but only a few have made frequent appearances and played roles that have built their name and have helped retain their popularity.

Some of these actors are those you might have given much appreciation to their works, follow the count down, and get familiar with.

10. Saif Ali Khan

Saif Ali Khan

Saif Ali Khan made his film debut in the movie Pampara with Yash Chopra’s films in 1993. He gradually gained fame in the Indian film industry with more movies like; Yeh Dilhagi, Hum Saath-Saath Hain, Main Kiladi Tu Anari, and others. Saif has played fantastic roles in comedy dramas and you wouldn’t miss his lead appearance in the popular movie Race. The actor is the son of the cricketer Mansour Pataudi Ali Khan and actress Sharmila Tagore has been married twice and his current wife since 2012 is the Indian film actress Kareena Kapoor.

9. Ranveer Singh

Ranveer Singh

The young Bollywood actor is one of the most popular in the Indian film industry and he made his debut in the movie Band Baja Baaraat in 2010. Ranveer Singh has starred in many movies mostly as the lead actor in many thriving movies like Ladies vs Ricky Bahl, Lootera, Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela, Padmaavat, Simmba, and Sooryavanshi, and the popular Bajirao Mastani where he played Bajirao in the historical romance Bajirao Mastani, one of the highest-grossing Bollywood films which earned him Filmfare Award for Best Actor.

8. Ranbir Kapoor

Ranbir Kapoor

Ranbir Kapoor, whose last name is from the Kapoor family and the son of famous actor Rishi Kapoor and the grandson of actor-director Raj Kapoor. He made his acting debut with Bhansali’s tragic romance Saawariya, which didn’t quite look good at the box office. Nevertheless, the 2011 drama Rockstar and 2012 comedy-drama Barfi! won him two straight Best Actor awards at Filmfare. Thereafter, Ranbir played Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani in 2013, Ae Dil Hai Mushkil in 2016, and recently he was in the 2018 Sanju which gave him more popularity in the blockbuster movies.

7. Hrithik Roshan


The son of the Bollywood actor, Rakesh Roshan, started his film career at an early age when he made appearances as a child actor in several movies through the 1980s. Hrithik Roshan made his official film debut in his father’s Kaho Nah Pyaar Hai which paved way for his career, others include Jodha Akbar and Dhoom 2 where he played a notorious but smart thief. Hrithik is also one of the greatest professional dancers of all time and he has showcased that in many of his films. The actor has endorsed several products and brands and has introduced his clothing line. He is a stage performer and has hosted a dance show Just Dance.

6. Ajay Devgan

Ajay Devgan

Ajay Devgan is an actor, director, and husband to Indian actress Kajol. Ajay started his career in 1991 with the movie Phool Aur Kaante. Moreover, the actor owns his movie production company AJAY DEVGAN FILMS. He has starred in movies like Jigar, Himatwala, Dilwale, Gunjaran, Ishq, and more. Ajay has won several awards for his performances in many exceptional roles. Ajay Devgan was prized by the Government of India with the Padma Shri being the fourth greatest civilian honor in the country

5. Akshay Kumar

Akshay Kumar

Akshay Kumar is known for his outstanding roles in the continuous movie of Khiladi… giving back-to-back lead roles after the preceding movie; Main Khiladi Tu Anari. Akshay has won various awards for best actors including the Asian Awards where he was awarded for his contribution to Indian Cinema in 2011 professional traits by fitting in several roles be it romantic, comedy, comic roles, and more. Akshay is also known as the “Indian Jackie Chan” for his martial art skills and he has also been awarded the Padma Shri award by the Government of India. His movies include; Toilet: Ek Prem Katha, Mission Mangal, Sooryavanshi, Prithviraj, Full house, and more

4. Amir Khan

Amir Khan


Mohammed Aamir Hussain Khan is not only one of the most popular and greatest actors in Bollywood, but he’s also a producer and director. Aamir Khan came on screen as a child actor in the film Yaadon Ki Baaraat. His first debut film role came with the experimental film Holi in 1983. And since then has been given Hindi cinema many successful films; Dhoom 3, Main Hoon Gadjni, and more. Amir has received many awards including the Filmfare and the Padma Shri awards and in 2010, he was commemorated with Padma Bhushan.

3. Salman Khan

Salman Khan

Abdul Rashid Salim Salman Khan is an actor, producer, television personality, singer, and philanthropist. Salman is popularly known as Sallu Bhai” and “Bhaijaan by his fans. Salman Khan is the sin son of the screenwriter Salim Khan, he began his acting career with a supporting role in the 1988 Biwi Ho To Aisi a stage artist, and is active in his social charity non-profit organization Being Human. Currently, Salman Khan has a large fan observing across Asia as to why he is spotted at 2nd place in the list of most popular Bollywood actors of the year 2022.

2. Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh Bachan


Amitabh is one of the greatest and most notable Bollywood actors, he is also a producer, singer, and television presenter. His first movie Zanjeer and Deewar was famous in the early 1970s they were. Amitabh is even referred to as the Shahanshah of Bollywood. He had made several movies with former actor Dharmendra and he has continued to act and collaborate with actors that most likely grew up watching him on the screen. The actor has been honored with Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan, and even a Padma Vibhushan for his contribution to Indian movie creations. The Government of France honored him with its highest civilian honor, Knight of the Legion of Honor in 2007 for his remarkable career in the world of cinema and beyond.

1. Shah Rukh Khan

Shah Rukh Khan

Shah Rukh Khan is popularly known as King Khan. He is the number one popular actor who is also very successful in his acting career and renowned all over the world. Shah is known for his beautiful roles in many Indian romantic movies and played other comedy and family dramas on the Indian screen. His movies like Dilwale Dulhanian Le Jayenge, Pardes, Ra one, Karan Arjun, Don, Josh, Kabhi Kushi Kabi Gham, Asoka, Kuch Kuch Hota Hain, and many more. Shah started his career in various television series in the 1980s. He made his debut in 1992 with Deewana. Besides acting, he owns a cricket team, Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League. Also appeared as a television presenter and a stage show performer.

If you haven’t liked blockbuster movies, you should start to get familiar with the faces of popular Bollywood actors. And certainly, these faces of Bollywood would have appeared on your tv screen several times so we didn’t miss it. Which of these actors is your favorite? Let us know in the comment section below.

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