Acting is the main capital aspect of a film and the actors of Bollywood are no way less favorite than Hollywood actors. What do you think? Not only Hollywoods actors but also of Bollywood actors acting, action, emotional dramas are mind-blowing. Well, India is the country that produces the largest number of movies in the world. Check out this article which presents top ten best male actors of Bollywood in the history of film.
As per reports, the Silver Screen has witnessed that many actors shine and fade, come and go. But these actors really made a long-lasting impression and none of the thing or fate can destroy their glory.
10. Balraj Sahni
A noted Indian Film and stage actor, Balraj Sahni was interested in acting since his childhood. He began his acting career with the plays of IPTA– Indian People’s Theater Association. He was one of the most noted actor as well as a writer of his time.
Balraj acted opposite to actresses like Meena Kumari, Nargis, Nutan, Padmini and much more. He made his first acting debut in Mumbai in 1946 film Insaaf. Some of his hit movies are Do Bhiga Zamin, Kabuliwala, Bhabhi Ki Chudiyan, Do Raaste, etc.
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9. Shah Rukh Khan
One of the best actors of Bollywood, Shah Rukh Khan started his career in acting on television playing soldier in Fauji in 1988. And till the date, he has starred in several box office hit movies.
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Shah Rukh Khan is also known as the biggest movie star in the world. He is the winner of 14 Filmfare Award and out of these 14, 8 are for Best Actor. Some of his best romantic movies are ‘Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge’, ‘Kuch Kuch Hota Hai’, ‘Dil Toh Pagal Hai’, ‘Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa’ etc.
8. Dilip Kumar
Well, Dilip Kumar is regarded as the King of acting especially Tragedy King. He is also known as the best actor and it’s quite difficult to replace his name from the list of the best actor of all time. Dilip is credited with bringing realism to acting since his first film was released in 1994.
7. Naseeruddin Shah
An Indian film and stage actor, Naseeruddin Shah is among top 10 best actor of all time. He was honored with the Padma Shri and the Padma Bhushan awards for his contribution to Indian cinema by Government of India. He is also known as the Living Legend because of his unique methods in acting till the date.
Naseeruddin has won numerous awards like National Film Awards 3, Filmfare Awards 3. He started his career as an actor in the films like Nishant, Aakrosh, Sparsh, Mirch Masala, Albert Pinto Ko Gussa Kyon but he became active mainstream with the film Hum Paanch.
6. Dev Anand
One of the Juvenile actor in the Indian films, Dev Anand will always be remembered for his unique style of shaking head and presenting dialogue quickly. And his unique styles became the trademark in the entertainment industry.
Dev Anand made his acting debut in 1946 film Hum Ek Hain, however, it did not bring any success for him. And the film Ziddi in 1948 lifted him to get his first success. He spends more than 5 decades of his life in the field of acting and showed his performance as an actor in more than 110 movies.
5. Amir Khan
Amir Khan is one of the most successful and popular actor Amir Khan is regarded as the most powerful actor. He did his first film, Yadon Ki Baraat as a child artist. After 11 years, Amir made his first acting debut in the film Holi. As the movie was failed to make profit at the box office, Amir was also failed to establish himself as an actor.
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However, his first success came in 1988 film Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak. Since then he has acted in many hit films like Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar, Raja Hindustani, Andaz Apna Apna, Sarfarosh, Ghulam, Ghajini, Taare Zameen Par, 3 Idiots, P.K and much more.
4. Sanjeev Kumar
An Indian film actor, Sanjeev Kumar is famous for his films like ‘Khilona’, ‘Seeta Aur Geeta’, ‘Koshish’, ‘Aandhi’, ‘Mausam’, ‘Angoor’ and much more. Almost 10 his films were already complete when he died in 1985 and those films were released after his death. He died at the age of 47 because of a massive heart attack. Even after 33 years of his demise, his memories are still refreshed in our mind.
The list of top 10 Bollywood actor of all time is not complete with the name of this actor Dharmendra. Since he started acting in the films, he received many nicknames like “Action King”, “He-Man”, “Garam’ Dharam” and much more.
Dharmendra is the third hero with the highest grossing film to his name. He hits 107 box office hit films in his acting career. During the period 1970s to 1980, he gave hit films like Azaad, Katilon Ke Kaatil, Pratigya, Dharam Veer, Charas, Dharam Aur Kanoon, Hukumat, Raaj Tilak, Ghazab, Bhagavat, Watan Ke Rakhwale, Aag Hi Aag, Ghulami, Hathyar, and Loha.
2. Amitabh Bachchan
Although Amitabh Bachchan is 75-years-old, he is still considered as one of the most popular and best actor in the entertainment industry of India. He is highly recognized as the Legendary actor of Bollywood across the world.
Amitabh made his first acting debut with the film Saat Hindustan. However, he gained popularity in the early 1970s for films such as Zanjeer, Deewaar. Some of his hit Bollywood films are Sholay, Silsila, Chupke Chupke, Abhiman, Natwarlal, Lawaris, Namak Haram etc.
1. Rajesh Khanna
The most handsome actor in the history of Indian cinema, Rajesh Khanna was selected as one of the 8th finalists from 10 thousand contestants in All India Talent Contest organized by United Producer and Filmfare. He is still known as the “first and original superstar” of Indian cinema.
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Besides being an actor, he was also a playback singer as well as a film producer. He won Film Fare Best Actor Award 3 times and BFJA Awar 4 times. He did altogether 106 solo films out of which 97 were released from 1976 to 2013. He died on 18th July 2012 because of a period of illness.