Check out the list of top ten Bollywood Actors (2019)
Bollywood is the second largest film industry after Hollywood and generates big amount of revenues from overseas business. Many Bollywood actors have millions of fans worldwide and some celebs have been listed in the Forbes for making most of the money from the entertainment business. Here we bring to you the most popular Bollywood actors of 2019 who have won millions of hearts across the globe.
1. Vicky Kaushal
Vicky Kaushal has been making a mark in the Bollywood film industry with his stellar performances in movies like Sanju (2018), Raazi (2018) and Uri: The Surgical Strike (2019). From starting out as a promising supporting actor, to delivering outstanding performances as the main lead, the actor has now come a long way to become the new-age millennial superstar. Forbes India featured Kaushal in their 30 Under 30 list of 2018, and he achieved his breakthrough that year. Vicky has won the prestigious Filmfare Award for Best Actor in supporting role for the movie Sanju (2018). He has also featured as the main lead in India’s first original
Netflix film Love per Square Foot. Vicky has over 4 million followers on Instagram.
2. Ranveer Singh
One of Bollywood’s most frenzied of entertainers, Ranveer Singh has surely redefined success with his versatility and hard work. Singh made his debut in Bollywood with Yash Raj Films venture Band Baaja Baaraat (2010) and won Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut award for his outstanding performance. Since, then he has delivered super hit movies Bajirao Mastani, Padmavat and the latest one being Simmba. Ranveer has been the face of endorsement for brands like Adidas, Ciaz, Vivo, Durex, Head & Shoulders, Ching’s, Jack & Jones, Thums Up and Make My trip. Married to Bollywood Diva Deepika Padukone, the couple has a huge fan following on social media. Ranveer has over 25 million followers on Instagram.
3. Ranbir Kapoor
Ranbir Kapoor, son of actor Rishi Kapoor and the grandson of actor-director Raj Kapoor, is considered as one of the most finest Bollywood actors! A decade long presence in the film industry, this very talented actor has featured in the Forbes India’s Celebrity 100 list since 2012. For his ability to convey emotion to the audience, he has received 5 Filmfare Awards for his movies including Sanju (2018), Barfi (2013), Rockstar (2012), Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahaani (2010) and his debut film Saawariya (2008). The actor has also delivered blockbuster movies Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013) and Ae Dil Hai Mushkil (2016). Ranbir is known to be dating the extremely talented and beautiful Bollywood actress Alia Bhatt.
4. Salman Khan
The Bhai of Bollywood, Superstar Salman Khan probably beats everyone on this list when it comes to popularity and fan following. He is popularly known as “Sallu Bhai” and “Bhaijaan” by his fans. The son of the screenwriter Salim Khan, the actor began his acting career with a supporting role in Biwi Ho To Aisi (1988). With a career built over years, Salman has delivered numerous blockbuster hits like Maine Pyaar Kiya , Huma Aapke Hai Kaun, Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam, Dabangg, Bhajrangi Bhaijaan and Sultan. He won two National Awards and two Filmfare Awards. Other than acting, he runs the non-profit organization called “Being Human”. Apart form Bollywood movies, Salman has been hosting popular TV reality show Bigg Boss for the last nine years. He is also the producer of famous TV shows The Kapil Sharma Show and Nach Baliye 9. Salman also runs the non-profit organization called Being Human and shares donates half of his earnings as charity. Salman Khan has over 25 million followers on Instagram.
5. Shah Rukh Khan
Shah Rukh Khan is regarded as the King of Bollywood. The King of romance has millions of fans worldwide. King Khan aka SRK has been in the show business for a long time now, having started on television in the later part of the 1980s. His first movie in 1992 was Deewana and since then he has delivered Blockbuster movies including Dilwale Dulhania Le Jaayenge, Dil Toh Paagal Hai, Baazigar, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Devdas, Chak De India, Chennai Express and many more. He has received 14 Filmfare Awards and the Padma Shri Award. Apart from acting, Shah Rukh owns the IPL cricket team Kolkata Knight Riders and is the co-owner of Red Chillies Entertainment and Motion Pictures Production House. SRK has over 25 million followers on Instagram.
6. Aamir Khan
Through his career in Hindi film industry as actor and filmmaker, Aamir Khan is known as a the “Mr. Perfectionist” of Bollywood. Through his career spanning over thirty years, he has delivered many superhit movies like Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak, Sarfarosh, Lagaan, Dil Chahta Hai, Rang De Basanti, Taare Zameen Pe, Ghajini, PK, Dhoom 3 and Dangal. He has earned many awards including the Filmfare Awards. Noticed for outstanding work by the Indian government, he received Padma Shri’s honors in 2003 and Padma Bhushan’s honors in 2010. Aamir has also been nominated for Academy Award for his movie Lagaan. Apart from acting, Aamir has participated in many social work project and hosted television talk show Satyamev Jayete for which he received a lot of appreciation. He has over 2.7 million followers on Instagram.
7. Akshay Kumar
Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia aka Akshay Kumar is known as the The Khiladi of Bollywood. He has been so titled because of being part of many successful movies with the name Khiladi in their titles. His first movie was Aaj in 1987, a box office flop. His next movie was Khiladi in 1992, after which he is widely known as Khiladi Akshay Kumar and since then he has delivered many hits movies like Mohra, Dhadkan, Garam Masala, Muhjse Shaadi Karogi, Hera Pheri, Oh My God, Airlift, Rustom, Padman and Kesari . He has always been one of the most sought after starts in Bollywood. He was once the seventh highest paid actor in the world, according to Forbes. He won the Padma Shri in 2017, as well as Filmfare Awards, a Zee Cinema award, IIFA award, and many others. Akshay has over 28 million followers.
8. Rajkummar Rao
Rajkummar Rao is one actor who is getting better and better with each passing day. He has won a National Award for his portrayal of Shahid Azmi in the critically acclaimed biographical drama Shahid (2013). He has also won three filmfare Awards and an Asia Pacific Screen Award for Newton (2017). Last year alone, he had as many as 4 film releases including Love Sonia, Stree, Omerta and Fanney Khan. This year too Rajkumar Rao’s movie Judgmental Hai Kya opposite Kangana Ranaut has received rave responses from the audiences. He has over 2.1 million followers on Instagram.
9. Tiger Shroff
Tiger Shroff, son of famous Bollywood actor Jackie Shroff, is one of the most sort after actors of Bollywood. He made his debut with Sajid Nadiadwala’s film Heropanti and ever since he is considered among the top actions heros in Bollywood. His action thriller movie Baaghi (2016) and its sequel Baaghi 2 (2018), both were commercially successful. In 2019, Tiger was seen in Karan Johar’s romance drama Student Of The year 2 opposite Ananya Pandey and Tara Sutaria. He will be soon seen in upcoming Bollywood movie War along with his idol Hrithik Roshan which is considered to be the biggest action spectacle of Indian cinema. Tiger has over 15 millions followers on Instagram.
10. Varun Dhawan
Varun Dhawan is son of famous director/producer David Dhawan. He has given many commercial hits in his career but his movie Badlapur (2015) changed the way fans looked at him. Now with content driven films like October (2018) and Sui Dhaga (2018) in his filmography, he known as one of the top actors in Bollywood who has the ability to take on any role with brilliance. He has over 21 million followers on Instagram.
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