List of Top Five Bollywood Actors of recent times (On the basis of
SUPERHITS) : - updated on 24 october 2012
List Of Successful Films - RA.ONE, DON-2, My name is khan,
Rab ne Bana di Jodi, Om Shanti Om, Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jaayenge,
Chak De India, Don, Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna, Veer
Zaara, Dil to Pagal hai, Kuchh Kuchh Hota Hai, Kabhie Khushi Kabhie
Gham, Main Hoon Na, Kal
Ho Na Ho, Chalte Chalte, Devdaas,
Mohabbatein, Karan Arjun, Josh,
Darr, Baazigar, Kabhi haan kabhi naa, Raju ban gaya Gentleman, Deewana,
Yes Boss, Baadshah, Pardes, Swades
As the number of hit films suggests, Shah Rukh Khan can be named the Top Bollywood Actor of Recent Times. It is also notable that Shah Rukh Khan was the Director's first choice for films of Munnabhai Series (Munnabhai MBBS, Lago Raho Munnabhai) and "3 Idiots". But he couldn't work in these movies due to prior commitments to other projects.
List Of Successful Films - 3 Idiots, Ghajini, Fanaa, Lagaan, Rang De Basanti, Raja Hindustani, Sarfarosh, Ghulam, Dil chahta hai, Dil, Dil hai ke maanta nahi, Hum hain rahi pyaar ke, Qayamat se Qayamat tak, Andaaj Apna Apna, Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar
List Of Successful Films - EK
THA TIGER, BODYGUARD, READY, Dabangg, Veer, Wanted, No Entry,
Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya, Mujhse
Shaadi Karogi, Tere Naam,
Karan Arjun, Pyaar Kiya to Darna Kya, Maine Pyaar Kiya, Hum Aapke
hain Koun, Jeet, Judwa, Hum Dil de chuke sanam, Partner,
Saajan, Andaaj Apna Apna
List Of Successful Films - ROWDY RATHORE, DESI BOYS, HOUSEFULL-2,
Khatta-Meetha, Housefull, Singh is Kinng, Welcome, Hera Pheri, Hey
Baby, Bhool Bhullaiyaa, Namaste London, Garam Masala, Mohra, Aawara
Paagal Deewana, Dil to Paagal hai, Khiladi, Main khiladi tu Anadi,
sabse bada Khiladi, khiladiyon ka Khiladi
( Ajay Devgn ) - List Of Successful Films in 1990s - Phool aur Kaante, Jigar, Dilwaale, Suhaag, Diljale, Ishq, Pyaar to hona hi tha, Hum dil de chuke Sanam.
List Of Successful Films in 2000s - Company, Gangajal, Masti, Apaharan,
Golmaal, Golmaal Returns, All the Best, Raajneeti, Once upon a time
in Mumbai, Golmaal 3, singham
- ZINDAGI NA MILEGI DOBARA,Jodha Akbar, Dhoom 2, Krrish,
Koi Mil Gaya, Kabhi
Khushi Kabhie Gham, Kaho
Naa Pyaar Hai.
7) RANBIR KAPOOR-
ROCKSTAR, BARFI, WAKE UP SID
8)SAIF ALI KHAN -
AGENT VINOD, COCKTAIL, LOVE AAJ KAL
9) SHAHID KAPOOR-
KAMINEY, VIVAAH, JAB WE MET
Following is the List of All Noted Bollywood
Actors / Heroes
who have given Significant contribution to the Bollywood Cinema.
and One film wonders Like Raajiv Kapoor (Ram teri Ganga Maili),
Navin Nishchal, Vijay Arora and Deepak Parashar (Nikaah) are not
included in this List. Actors
are not Ranked in any order, as this list has names of many yesteryear
actors,We Just tried to list them on the basis of Seniority / Debut)
Kumar - Ashok kumar is undoubtedly the first Notable actor of
Indian bollywood film industry. He is One of the first Actors
of Hindi Cinema. Bollywood Actor Ashok Kumar was later affectionately
called "Dada Muni". He was probably the First
Hero of Bollywood. Ashok
Kumar started his career when there was no set up for playback
singers and Bollywood
Actors had to sing the song in their own voice. Ashok Kumar
Later worked in Many Movies as a character actor.
Ashok Kumar also worked in many memorable comic roles most notably
" Shaukeen" (1982). Ashok kumar started career
as a hero in black and white cinema days of 1930s and 1940s. heroes/lead
actors of those days were fully grown up middle aged men( yonger
actors' trend was probably started by Rishi kapoor in 1970s). List
of hit films by Ashok Kumar is as follows :-- Achhut Kanya (1936),
Kismet (1943), Parineeta (1953), Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi (1958), Dharmputra
(1961), Chitralekha (1964), Hatey Bazarey (1967), Aashirwad (1968),
Victoria No.203 (1972),Choti Si Baat (1975),Mili (1975),Khoobsurat
(1980),Khatta Meetha (1981) , Shaukeen (1982), Mr. India (1987)
Dutt - Noted filmmaker and Bollywood
Actor - Guru Dutt was one of the greatest critically acclaimed
actors of early bollywood cinema of 1950s and 60s. more than acting,
he is recognised worldwide for his direction work. His hit films
include - Sanjh Aur Savera (1964),Suhagan (1964),Bahurani (1963),Bharosa
(1963),Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam (1962),Sautela Bhai (1962),Chaudhvin
Ka Chand (1960)
, Kaagaz Ke Phool (1959),Pyaasa (1957), Mr. & Mrs. '55 (1955),
Aar Paar (1954), Baaz (1953) and Hum Ek Hain (1946)
Kumar - Most respected Bollywood
Actor till date and is considered most talented hero ever nicknamed
"tragedy king". Many
Bollywood Actors admit that Dilip Kumar is their inspiration.
He has won most number of filmfare best actor awards and considered
the most legendary actor of the bollywood film history. He gave
sevaral hit films during 1940s and 1960s. some are Shaheed, Anokha
Pyar, andaaz, Jogan, daag, Udan Khatola, devdaas, naya daur, aazad,
musafir, yahudi, madumati, mughal-e-aazam, leader, Gunga Jumna ,
daastan, bairag, kranti, shakti, majdoor, mashaal, saudagar and
raam aur shyaam.
Kapoor - Great
Bollywood Actor / Director - Raj kapoor is regarded as one of
the greatest actors of bollywood history. Just like guru dutt, He
was also more passionate about the film direction instead of acting.
His pairing with Nargis is also remembered as the first most sussessful
and popular onscreen jodi of bollywood hindi cinema. They together
worked in many movies. majority of these films were directed by
Raj kapoor himself. Some of the sussessful and memorable films of
Raj Kapoor are - Barsaat,Aawara, shree 420, chori-chori, aag, aah,
Anari, jaagte raho, jis des me ganga rehta hai and Mera naam joker.
Anand - Very stylish Bollywood
Actor..was ahead of his times. Dev anand was very stylish
and versatile actor of bollywood cinema of 1960s and 70s. He is
one of those few popular heroes who developed and came with their
own different "styles". dev anand worked with all major
heroines of his time. list of hit films of dev anand are - hum dono,
kalapani, guide, johhny mera naam and hare rama hare krishna.
Shammi Kapoor - One of the first Romantic heroes
of Bollywood with a Playboy Image. In many films shammi
kapoor played the role of spoiled and flirtatious rich guy. List
of superhit films of bollywood actor shammi kapoor includes - Janglee,
jaanwar, teesri manzil, Tumsa Nahin Dekha, Dil Deke Dekho, Dil Tera
Diwana, Professor, China Town, Rajkumar, Kashmir Ki Kali, Brahmachari
and Andaaz. Shammi kapoor is one of the biggest casualities
of the rise and superstardom of rajesh khanna. When the
credit of shammi's last hit film as a lead hero "Andaaz"
was given to a 13 minute song appearence of Rajesh khanna(zindagi
ek safar hai suhana) then Shammi and the industry realized that
now the biggest force of bollywood was Rajesh Khanna and he was
also a setback for shammi kapoor's career among many others. Andaaz
was shammi's last film as a lead hero.
Kumar - Bollywood
Actor Rajendra Kumar was Nicknamed Jubilee Kumar due to back
to back Silver Jubilee Hits. Rajendra Kumar was a simple looking
man of 1960s bollywood who has mostly played the 'good guy', ' honest
guy' kind of roles in his time. His simple still attractive looks,
acting skills and good chemistry with rather rulral audience and
popularity among them made him one of the most sussesful bollywood
hero of 1960s. at the peak of his career he gave back to back silver
jubilee hits and was then affectionately called "jubilee kumar"
for this feat.list of superhit films by bollywood actor Rajendra
Kumar are - Dhool Ka Phool, Dil Ek Mandir, Mere Mehboob , Sangam,
Arzoo, Pyar Ka Sagar, Gehra Daag', Suraj, Talash, Dil Ek Mandir,
Ayee Milan Ki Bela and Aarzoo. Most of them silver jubiliees of
1960's bollywood cinema.
Kumar - Affectionately called 'Bharat Kumar' for making patriotic
Movies. Manoj kumar started his career in late 50s and was active
as lead hero throughout 1960s. He was well known for making and
acting in patriotic films . some of his superhits films include
- hariyali aur raasta, woh kaun thii, shaheed, himalay ki god mein,
gumnaam, poorab aur pashchim, roti kapda aur makaan, kraanti, neel-kamal
Sunil Dutt - Worked in many superhits.
Joy Mukherji - Have worked with Top Heroines of his time.
Vishwajeet - Got good songs and worked in some hit Movies with Top Heroines
Raj Kumar - Famous for his Dialogue Delivery and One Liners.
Shashi Kapoor - Stylish and romantic Bollywood Actor of 1970s
Sanjeev Kumar - Very high class and critically acclaimed Bollywood Actor.
Rajesh Khanna - Most Romantic hero ever... First Superstar of Bollywood Cinema
Dharmendra - Regarded as One of the Most Handsome Bollywood Actors of all time
Jeetendra - Evergreen Bollywood Actor / Hero, Worked in several hit movies for many years.
Firoz(Feroz) Khan - known as the Clint Eastwood of the East and a style icon.
Amitabh Bachchan - Angry Young man of 1970s went on to Become Second Superstar of Bollywood.
Rajinikanth - He is a legendary superstar of South Indian Movies
Saif Ali Khan
Shah Rukh Khan
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