For decades, Bollywood has been providing with the best films. It has been home to some of the world’s greatest names in the film industry. Actors, actresses, producers and scriptwriters from across the globe have been scrabbling for an opportunity in the industry. Others have evolved with time and promising much more.
Bollywood is one of the upcoming film giants. In 2011, Bollywood sold 3.5 million tickets in comparison to only 900,000 sold by Hollywood. The actors and productions in Bollywood continue to thrill by each day and it is turning to be the home of the biggest actors. Upcoming actors are rising up high and fast in popularity and ranking highly across the globe.
Here is a list of top 10 most successful Bollywood actors 2018
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10. Ranbir Kapoor
Born in 1982, Ranbir is one of the most popular actors in Bollywood. He gained popularity after his appearance inn the film Yeh Jawani, a famous romantic film. Ever since he hit the screen, he has been successful making appearances in films, songs and television. He has three of his hit songs making it to the top charts and also being featured in movies and films. Joining the list of top successful actors, he is a young blood with potential to make it higher on the tables and a representation of the future of Bollywood productions.
9. Shahid Kapoor
Described as committed and with a great desire to deliver, Shahid takes the ninth position among the most successful actors in Bollywood. His passion for acting ensures he always produces the best in the different acting roles he undertakes. He has the strength and power to move crowds. In ever film that he stars it becomes an instant hit when released to the audience. A great performer on stage, he is also accredited with making appearances on some of the greatest hits including Gulaabo, Saree Ke Fall Sa and Ud-Daa Punjab.
8. Amitabh Bachchan
Born in 1942, Amitabh Bachchan is famous and successful actor of all times. Combining as an actor, TV presenter and singer, he is a constant face of the screen of Indians and the world at large. Through his career, he has won numerous nominations and awards and a great role model for upcoming actors. An appearance in Hollywood movie titled ‘the great Gatsby’ acted as a stepping stone to popularity and fame placing him among the great performers in Bollywood industry. To add to his bag of fame, he has several of hit hits featured in most of the movies he makes appearance.
7. Hrithik Roshan
Taking the 7th position among the famous and successful Bollywood actors is Hrithik. With a career in acting that started in 1980s, he is among the leading and experienced actors in Bollywood industry. He earned his place through his first appearance on a movie titled ‘Kaho naa Pyar Hai’. A movie that became an instant hit, it has been watched through India and the surrounding countries winning the actor a dedicated line of big fans and followers. Having appeared in major movies and films, the actor’s passion and love for acting has seen him take leading roles and this earns him not only recognition but popularity. As a measure of his success, all of the videos the acting star features becomes an instant hit.
6. Akshay Kumar
A darling of lady fans, Akshay is not only considered to be a good actor but one who is romantic too. With power and agility to move the crowds, his presence on stage is always felt through the fans’ reaction. Appearing on more than 100 films and videos, his popularity has grown in bounds through his acting career. He is known to produce strong and appealing, romantic compositions that win him a big applaud from teenage and young fans. His well structured body, handsome face and agility on stage makes him one of the most sought after performer by Bollywood fans.
5. Aditya Roy Kapur
Born in 1985, Kapur is a representation of the young generation of Bollywood stars keen on making it to the highest levels. He first appeared on stage to present his debut album in 2009 and has since been a constant and regular face on many screens. Having made it to the top chats with his debut album, Kapur took advantage of the new found fame and followed with a series of better and more appealing hits that increase his popularity significantly. In the film industry, he has managed to appear in several productions playing a romantic character in all appearances. In the list of his popular appearance is the Action Replay and Guzaarish both of which appeared in 2010. He made another appearance in a romantic drama series titled ‘aashiqui 2’.
4. Aamir Khan
A great contributor the Bollywood film industry, Aamir Khan is one among the biggest stars in India. Over the years, he is accredited for his massive contributions to the industry. Appearing as one of the most mature actors in the industry, Khan has managed to win a large following of fans that are always eager to watch his actions on the set. Showing his handsome features and gifted actions while on the stage adds to his popularity and fame. With his fame and success pegged to his personality, he is considered as one of the major drivers of the Bollywood industry with potential to achieve higher and bigger goals.
3. Salman Khan
Born ion 1965, Salman Khan is one great actor who takes the third position among the top and successful actors in Bollywood. With a career built over the years, Salman as an endless list of appearances to his name including films and songs. He first appeared on film in 1988 and has since managed to climb up the ladder of fame to the current position. To add to his basket of fame, some of his major hits are featured in the best selling films in India. He is one among the few actors already with production projects underway hence a promise to his fans of unending thrills and excitement.
2. Arjun Kapoor
Born in a family of a film maker, Arjun Kapoor is among the highly successful actors in Bollywood. It is believed that he was introduced into the film industry by his father and hence became interested from an early age. Born in 1985, he joins the list of young and potential leaders of the Bollywood film industry. Currently he holds the nomination for the best male debut.
1. Shahrukh Khan
Voted as the biggest and best actor in Bollywood, Shahrukh holds the first position as the most successful actor in Bollywood. He is credited with starring in movies that become an instant hit. Bollywood film fans regard to him as the King of Bollywood for his good performance in acting. A leading actor in most of the films he appears, Shahrukh tops the list as his movies are the most sought after in India and beyond the borders.
With desire, dedication and love for acting, the top 10 most successful Bollywood actors in 2017 make it to this list. The passion they depict in acting and ability to deliver the much desired entertainment to Bollywood lovers is unrivalled. In this consideration they are considered as the biggest role models for young actors looking forward to venture into the acting industry. They hold the future of the industry promising fans with better and more entertaining production in 2017.