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Top 10 Actors in India

There are many actors in India who entertain people with their acting. Some actors have made their place in the top 10 actors of India with their fabulous acting and successful career in Bollywood. Let us see the list of the top ten actors in India.

Top 10 Actors in India

1. Shah Rukh Khan

He is the most popular actor in India. He is very hardworking and has millions of followers. His family was not related to the film industry, or he does not come from a film industry family background. He was born on 2 November 1965. His birthplace is New Delhi. He was spent five years of his childhood at his grandpa's home in Mangalore. His Grand Father name is Iftikhar Ahmed, and they work as a chief engineer. After that, he was living in Gautam Nagar of Delhi. He studied at St. Columba's School, Delhi. He was fine in his studies but very good at sports. From 1985 to 1988, he was studied at the Hansraj College of Delhi University and completed his bachelor's degree in economics. In his college days, he spent most of his time in theatre that is Action group means Tag theatre. Barry John was the director of that theatre.

After completing his graduation from Hansraj College, he was given admission to the course of mass communication at Jamia Millia Islamia University. But he left the course in between and started doing acting.

He played his first role in Tv serial "Dil Dariya" and also plays a role in another tv serial, "Fauzi," as an Abhimanyu Ray. He was working in many tv serials like Wagle ki Duniya, circus, and dusra kewal. His first film was Deewana. His popular films are Raju ban gaya gentalman, Darr, Kahi han Kabhi na, Zamaana Deewana, Guddu, Chamatkar, Oh Darling Yeh Hai India, etc. He is winning the hearts of millions by performing the role of a romantic hero and also wins the hearts of people by performing the role of villain in Baazigar.

His superhit films are Deewana, Baazigar, Karan Arjun, Dil To Pagal Hai, Mohabbatein, Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham, Chak De India, Chennai Express, Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi, and many more films. His all-time super hit films are Kuch Kuch Hota Hai and Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge.

He Has worked with many actresses like rani Mukerji, Kajol, Divya Bharti, Deepika Padukone, Shilpa Shetty, Anushka Sharma, Aishwarya Rai, Katrina Kaif, Juhi Chawla, Madhuri Dixit, and Preity Zinta, etc.

Awards Received / Awarded by:

He is awarded by the Padma Shri puraskar. He received the film fare awards for best actor, best villain, and best male debut. He also received the film critics awards for best actor and screen awards for best actor, best Jodi, and many more. He received a total of 297 awards.

He opened a film production company in 2003, and the company name is Red Chillies Entertainment. He is also investing his money in IPL for team Kolkata Knight Riders. He is one of the richest men in India. His net worth is upto 5067 Crore.

He is currently working on his upcoming movie Pathan and sanki. He has 25.6 million followers on Instagram and 41.7 million followers on Twitter.

About family:

His father's name was Taj Mohammed Khan; he was passed away in 1981 due to cancer. His mother's name was Lateef Fatima Khan; she was passed away in 1991. He was married to Gauri Chhibber in 1991. He has two sons and one daughter. Their first son's name is Aryan, and who was born in 1997. His daughter's name is Suhana. She was born in 2000, and his second son's name is Abram; he was born in 2013.

2. Salman Khan

His full name is Abdul Rashid Salim Salman khan. He was born on 27 December 1965. He is a Bollywood actor. He is popularly known as Bhai of Bollywood. He studied in St. Stanislaus high school, Bandra. After that, he studied at Scindia School at Gwalior.

He studied at Elphinstone College. He started his career in modelling and he wanted to become a scriptwriter. He started his acting career with the film Biwi Ho to Aisi.

He started becoming famous after the movie Maine Pyar Kiya. He became famous by the name of Prem. This is because he played the most characters with the name Prem like in hum sath sath hai his character name is perm and in hum apke hai kon his character name is Prem. Salman Khan's face comes out when the name Prem is taken. He has played roles of the romantic hero and action hero. His films are Kahin Pyar Na ho Jaye, chand ka tukda, Andaz Apana Apana, baaghi, Jab Pyar Kisi se Hota hai, Hello brother, Dulhan hum le Jayenge, Har Dil jo Pyar Karega, Dil ne jise apna kahaa, No entry, Tere Naam, etc.

His super hit film was hum sath sath hai, dabang, judwa, hum dil de chuke sanam, hum apke hai koun, Baghban, Maine Pyar Kiya, Ek Tha Tiger, Tere naam, Pyar Kiya to Darna kya, Bodyguard, etc.

He has worked with many actresses like Rani Mukerji, Kajol, Divya Bharti, Aishwarya Rai, Katrina Kaif, Madhuri Dixit, Preity Zinta, Sonali Bendre, Kareena Kapoor, Rimi sen, Disha Patni, Asin, Bhumika Chawla, Karishma Kapoor and Kajol, etc.

Furthermore, he has hosted the many seasons of the popular TV show Bigg Boss that is a reality TV show.

Awards Received / Awarded by:

He received the screen awards for best actor. He received the National film awards for best popular film, best children film. He received the best actor, best film awards from zee cine awards, and big star entertainment awards for favourite actor, most entertaining actor, entertaining actor in thriller role, etc. He received a total of 74 awards. In 2020, he was ranked 2nd on the most desirable personalities list.

About family:

His father is Indori, and his mother is Maharashtrian. His father's name is Salim Khan, and he is a scriptwriter and mother's name is Sushila Charak, who had later become Salma Khan.

He opened a film production company in 2011, and the company name is Salman Khan being human production. He is currently working on his upcoming movie Kabhi Eid Kabhi Diwali, Antrim: the final truth and Tiger 3. He is a popular Bollywood actor in India. He has 42.8 million followers on Instagram and 42,655,093 followers on Twitter. Along with being a good actor, he is also a good painter.

3. Rajinikanth

His birth name is Shivaji Rao Gaekwad, but the silver screen gave him the name Rajinikanth. He was born on 12 December 1950. He had learned the Marathi and Kannada, both languages , in his childhood. He is a south actor. He studied at Gavipuram Government Kannada Model Primary school. After that, his admission was done in the centre of Ramakrishna Mission. He learned about Indian culture in that centre and participated in the drama also. After taking part in the play Mahabharata, he decided that he has to make his career in acting. He played the role of Ekalavya's friend in that drama. He changed his school and took admission to Acharya Pathshala Public school.

The financial condition of his family was bad. Therefore, along with his studies, he was also working as a carpenter, porter and he also worked as a bus conductor in the Bangalore bus services. He also applied for the job, but he didn't get the job. He took admission to the Madras film Institute for learning acting. He also learned Tamil for working in Tamil movies.

His first film was Katha Sangama. He acted in the Apporva Raagangal movie in 1975 that was a Tamil movie. He started to become famous, and In the 90s, he was the biggest commercial entertainer. He worked in Hindi movies. He performed role of the romantic hero, action hero, and comedy hero. His superhit films are Robot, Chandramukhi and Sivaji, etc.

He has worked with many actresses like Sowcar Janaki, Shobana, Sripriya, Manorama, Raadhika Sarathkumar, Sridevi, Gautami, Seetha, Meena, Rambha and Soundarya etc.

Awards Received / Awarded by:

He was awarded by the Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and also awarded by Kalaimamani, M.G.R-Sivaji Award and Dadasaheb Phalke Award. He Received the Cinema Express Awards for best actor, Best Achiever. He Received the Vijay Awards for Favourite Hero, Best Villain and NDTV Award for Indian Entertainer of the Year, Entertainer of the Decade, and Most Stylish actor.

About Family:

He is born in a Maharashtrian family. His mother name is Ramabai; she was a housewife. His father's name is Ramoji Gaikwad, and he was a police constable. He has two brothers and one sister. His elder brothers are Satyanarayan Rao and Nageshwar Rao, and his sister's name is Aswath Balubhai. After the retirement of his father, they are shifted to Hanumant Nagar of Bangalore; at that time, he was only nine years old. His mother expired when he was very young.

He has 729K followers on Instagram and 5.9 million followers on Twitter.

4. Akshay Kumar

His full name is Rajeev Hari Om Bhatia. He is popularly known as Khiladi Kumar of Bollywood. His family was not related to the film industry, or he does not come from a film industry family background. He was born on 9 September 1967, his birthplace is Amritsar, and He was brought up in Old Delhi.

He studied at Don Bosco School, Mumbai, and he was living in the koliwada area of Mumbai. He done higher education from Guru Nanak Khalsa College, Mumbai. After that, he went to Bangkok to learn martial arts. He also got a black belt in Taekwondo. He started martial arts classes in Mumbai. One of his students, who was a photographer, told Akshay about the modelling assignment, and Akshay takes part in the modelling assignment. Since then, he started doing modelling, and he also worked as a background dancer in films.

He started his acting career with the film Saugandh. He started becoming famous as an action hero after the film Main Khiladi tu Anari, Khiladion ka Khiladi and Mohra.

His popular films are Mohra, Sainik, Main Khiladi Tu Anari, Sabse Bada Khiladi, Lahu Ke Do Rang, Mr and Mrs Khiladi, Meri Biwi Ka Jawab Nahin, Khiladi 420, International Khiladi, Andaaz, Aitraaz, Deewane Huye Paagal and the hit movies are Rowdy Rathore, Welcome and Dil To Pagal Hai, etc.

Has worked with many actresses like Kareena Kapoor, Juhi Chawla, Ayesha Jhulka, Shilpa Shetty, Kriti Sanon, Ashwini Bhave, Jacqueline Fernandez, Madhuri Dixit, Karishma Kapoor, Asin Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Katrina Kaif and Deepika Padukone, etc.

Furthermore, he has also hosted the three seasons of the popular TV show Fear Factor, Khatron Ke Khiladi that are reality shows. He has also hosted the MasterChef India season 1, the Seven Deadly Arts with Akshay Kumar, and also hosted the show Dare 2 Dance. He was also the judge in The Great Indian Laughter Challenge show. He was also the producer of the TV show Jamai Raja.

Awards Received / Awarded by:

He is awarded by the Padma Shri puraskar, and he was also awarded by Rajiv Gandhi and IIFA-FICCI Frames awards. He received the National Film Awards for best actor and best film on other social issues. He received the Filmfare Awards for Best Comedian and Best Villain. He received many awards like Apsara Film & Television Producers Guild Awards, BIG Star Entertainment Awards, Stardust Awards, IIFA Awards, Zee Cine Awards, and Indian Television Awards.

About Family:

His father's name is Hari Om Bhatia, and he was a military officer. His mother is Aruna Bhatia, and his sister name is Alka. He was married to Twinkle Khanna after the film mela in 2001. He is the son-in-law of Rajesh Khanna and Dimple Kapadia. He has one son and one daughter. His son's name is Arav, and he was born in 2002. His daughter's name is Nitara, and she was born in 2012.

He opened his own film production company in 2009, and the company name is Hari Om entertainment. He is currently working on his upcoming movie Ram Setu, Prithviraj and Raksha Bandhan. He is a popular Bollywood actor in India. He has 53.7 million followers on Instagram and 41.9M followers on Twitter.

5. Aamir Khan

His full name is Mohammed Aamir Hussain Khan. He is popularly known as the perfectionist of Bollywood. He was born on 14 March 1965, and his birthplace is Mumbai. He has done his pre-primary education in J.B Petit School. After that, he studied at St. Anne's High School, Bandra, up to eight standards. He studied his ninth and tenth standards at the Bombay Scottish School, Mahim.

He has completed his further studies at Mumbai's Narsee Monjee College. He was a good tennis player and state-level champion also. After completing school, he worked as assistant director in his uncles Nasir Hussains films that are Zabardast and Manzil Manzil. When Aamir was a child, he has performed roles in the Yaadon ki Baarat movie and Madhosh movie. He played a small role in a Gujarati drama; its name is Kesar Bina.

He started becoming famous after the movie Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak. He also performs a negative role in the film Earth. His popular films are Dil, Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikander, Aatank Hi Aatank, Hum Hain Rahi Pyar Ke, Akele Hum Akele Tum, Dil Hai Ke Manta Nahin, Sarfarosh, Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India, Mangal Pandey - The Rising, Dhobi Ghat, Secret Superstar and his block buster films are Dangal, Taare Zameen Par, Pk, 3 Idiots, Ghajini, Raja Hindustani.

He has worked with many actresses like Pooja Bhatt, Juhi Chawla, Madhuri Dixit, Rani Mukerji, Kareena Kapoor, Monica Dogra, Asin Khan, Gracy Singh, Preity Zinta, Manisha Koirala, Karishma Kapoor, Ravena Tondon, Ayesha Jhulka Sonali Kulkarni and Tisca Chopra, etc.

Awards Received / Awarded by:

He received the film fare awards for the best male debut. His lagan film was nominated for Oscar. He Received the Annual Central European Bollywood Awards for best actor and best supporting actor. He received the International Indian Film Academy for Movie of the Decade, Best Actor in a Leading Role, Best Picture, and BIG Star Entertainment Awards for Best Actor of the Decade. He also received the Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival awards for best actor.

Furthermore, as well as being an actor, he is also the best director and producer. He directed the film Taare Zameen Par and opened a film production company in 1999, and the company name is Aamir Khan Productions.

He comes into television with the series of Satyamen Jayate in that he spoke about social issues and tried to change things in society. He also hosted the Marathi show Toofan Aalaya; in that show, he spoke about water conservation. For that show, he learned Marathi, and he goes to different villages and tells Villagers about the technique for storing water. He also supported the 'Narmada Bachao Andolan'. He has contributed a lot to social service. He is currently working on his upcoming movie Laal Singh Chaddha.

About Family:

His father's name is Tahir Hussain, and he was a well-known producer. His mother's name is Zeenat Hussain. His uncle is Nasir Hussain, and he was a great producer and director. He has one brother and two sisters. His brother is Faisal khan, and his sister's names are Farhat and Nikhat Khan. He got married to Reena Dutta in 1986, and he has a son; his name is Junaid, and his daughter name is Ira. In 2002 Reena and amir got separated. After that, he married Kiran Rao, and he has a son; his name is Azad Rao. His son was born through surrogacy.

6. Amitabh Bachchan

His birth name is Inquilaab. He is the most popular actor in India. He wins the hearts of millions of viewers. He is a very hard-working actor. His family was not related to the film industry, or he does not come from a film industry family background. He was born on 11 October 1942. His birthplace is Allahabad.

He was so broke when he came to Mumbai after quitting his job in Kolkata, and he had spent some nights on the footpath of the marine drive.

He was rejected two times by all-India radio because of his voice. But surprisingly, he earned his first salary on his voice by doing narration for the movie Bhuvan shom, and he got 300 rupees. His first film is Saat Hindustani. After performing the actions in Namak haram, Anand, Zanjeer, he started to become famous as an angry young man superstar of the silver screen.

His popular films are Bombay To Goa, Abhimaan, Namak Haraam, Ganga Ki Saugandh, Ram Balram, Barsat ki Ek Raat, Aakhri Raasta, Khuda Gawah, Bade Miyan Chhote Miyan, Bunty Aur Babli, Pink, Bhoothnath, Satyagraha, God Tussi Great Ho, Shootout At Lokhandwal, Ab Tumhare Hawale Watan Sathiyo and his blockbuster movies are Roti Kapada Aur Makaan, Mard, Sholay, Amar Akbar Anthony, Muqaddar Ka Sikandar, and Mohabbatein.

He has worked with many actresses like Rekha, Helen, Rakhee Gulzar, Raveena Tandon, Jaya Bhaduri, Hema Malini, Amrita Singh, Zeenat Aman, Rati Agnihotri, Parveen Babi, Neetu Singh, Smita Patil and Simi Garewal etc.

Awards Received / Awarded by:

He was awarded by the Padma Shri puraskar, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan, and he was also awarded Awadh Samman, Yash Bharati, NTR National Award and Dadasaheb Phalke Award. He received the Filmfare Awards for Best Supporting Actor, Best Actor, Superstar of the Millennium and Filmfare Power Award. He Received the Bollywood Movie Awards for Critics Award Male, Most Sensational Actor and Best Actor, etc. He received many awards for his outstanding acting.

About family:

His father's name is Harivansh Rai Bachchan, and he was a great poet. His mother's name is Teji Bachchan. He got married to Jaya Bhaduri on 3 June 1973. He has sons and daughters. His son's name is Abhishek, and he is also an actor. His daughter's name is Shweta.

He also comes into politics, and he was elected as a member of parliament from Allahabad, but due to a lot of controversies, he quit politics. He also started the company, and its name is ABCL. He hosted the television show Kaun Banega crorepati. He has 27.9 Million followers on Instagram and 46 million followers on Twitter.

7. Ajay Devgan

He is a famous Bollywood actor. He was born on 2 April 1969. He studied in silver beach high school, Juhu. He has done higher education from Mithibai College. He started his acting career with the film Phool Aur Kante. He performed the role of action hero at the beginning of his career.

His popular films are Jigar, Dhanwaan, Suhaag, Gundaraj, Haqeeqat, Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam, Yeh Raaste Hai Pyaar Ke, Masti, Bol Bachchan and Son of Sardaar, etc. His super hit films are Dilwale, Pyaar to Hona Hi Tha, Apaharan, Major Saab, Singham, Golmaal Again and Tanhaji.

He has worked with many actresses like Kareena Kapoor, Sonali Bendre, Namrata Shirodkar, Madhuri Dixit, Manisha Koirala, Kajol, Urmila Matondkar, Rani Mukerji, Mahima Chaudhry, Bipasha Basu, Rakul Preet Singh, Tabu, etc.

Awards Received/awarded by:

He is awarded by the Padma Shri puraskar. He received the Filmfare Awards for best actor, best Male Debut and Best Performance in a Negative Role. He Received Stardust Awards for Star of the Year, Best Actor - Comedy/Romance, Best Actor- Thriller/Action and Breakthrough Performance Male. He also Received Screen Awards, Global Indian Film Awards, Zee Cine Awards, Producers Guild Film Awards and Bengal Film Journalists' Association Awards.

About Family:

His father's name is Veeru Devgan, and he was an action director. His mother's name is vena, and she was a film producer. He has a brother, his name is Anil Devgan, and he is a filmmaker and screenplay writer. Ajay married Kajol on 24 February 1999 as per Maharashtrian rituals. She is also a famous Bollywood actress. They have two kids, one son and a daughter. His son's name is Yug, and his daughter's name is Nysa.

He is a multitalented actor. He is not only acted in films but produced and directed films also. He has 7.3 Million followers on Instagram and 14.4 million followers on Twitter. He is currently working on his upcoming movie Kaithi, Singham 3, Chanakya, and Thank God.

8. Prabhas

His full name is Prabhus Raju Uppalapati. He was born on 23 October 1979, and his birthplace is Chennai. He is a Telugu cinema actor. He is also called the Bahubali of the box office.

He started his acting career with the film Esewar in 2002. His popular films are raghavendra, Adavi Ramudu, Chakram, yogi, Ek Niranjan, Mirchi, Saaho, Denikaina Ready, Munna, Bujjigadu, Adavi Ramudu and Billa. His super hit films are Varsham, Chatrapathi, Baahubali: The Beginning and Baahubali: The Conclusion.

He has worked with actresses like Shweta Agarwal, Aarti Agarwal, Asin, Trisha, Kangana Ranaut, Tamannaah Bhatia, Anushka Shetty, Shraddha Kapoor and Deeksha Seth.

Awards Received / Awarded by:

He received the CineMAA Awards for Critic's Choice Actor and ETC Bollywood Business Awards for Highest Grossing Debut Actor. He also received the Santosham Film Awards for Best Young Performer, Best Actor and South Indian International Movie Awards for Best Actor.

About family:

His father name is U Suryanaraya Raju, and his mother name is Shiva Kumari. He is the youngest among the three siblings. The name of his elder brother is Pramod uppalapti, and his sister name is Pragati.

He is currently working on his upcoming movie Radhe Shyam, Salaar and Adipurush. He has 6.9 Million followers on Instagram and 1.6 million followers on Twitter.

9. Hrithik Roshan

He was born on 10 January 1974. His nickname is Duggu. He studied at Bombay Scottish School. Later he studied at Sydenham College. His family is related to the film industry. He acted in the film Aasha when he was six years old.

His popular films are Jodhaa Akbar, Mission Kashmir, Luck By Chance, Guzaarish, Agneepath, Mohenjo Daro, Mujhse Dosti Karoge, Lakshya, Na Tum Jaano Na Hum, etc. His super hit films are Krrish, War, Krrish 3, Kaho Naa Pyaar Hai, Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham, Koi Mil Gaya and Dhoom 2.

He has worked with actresses like Ameesha Patel, Kareena Kapoor, Rani Mukerji, Karisma Kapoor, Preity Zinta, Vaani Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra, Mrunal Thakur, Yami Gautam, Katrina Kaif and Aishwarya Rai.

Awards Received / Awarded by:

He received the Filmfare Awards for Best Male Debut, best actor and Screen Awards for Best Actor, Best Male Debut. He also received the Golden Minbar International Film Festival, Apsara Film & Television Producers Guild Awards, Bengal Film Journalists' Association Awards, BIG Star Entertainment Awards, Bollywood Movie Awards and Zee Cine Awards.

About family:

His father's name is Rakesh Roshan, and His mother's name is Pinky Roshan. His grandfather is J. Om Prakash; he was a famous filmmaker. He is married to Suzanne Khan. He has two sons, Rehman, who was born in 2006 and Hridhaan, who was born in 2008. He has 37.2 Million followers on Instagram and 30.6 million followers on Twitter.

10. Ranbir Kapoor

He was born on 28 September 1982. He is the favourite actor of youth. His family is related to the film industry, or he comes from a film industry family background. He studied at Bombay Scottish School. After the 10th standard, he went to America to help his father in the movie Aa Ab Laut Chalen. His father is directing the film, and he kept Ranbir with him as an assistant.

After returned to Mumbai, he decided to work as assistant director, and he became assistant director of Sanjay Leela Bhansali. He started his acting career with the film Saawariya.

His popular films are Bachna Ae Haseeno, Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani, Anjaana Anjaani, Rocket Singh - Salesman of the Year, Jagga Jasoos, Roy, Raajneeti, and Wake up Sid. His super hit films are Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani and Sanju.

He has worked with actresses like Sonam Kapoor, Katrina Kaif, Anushka Sharma, Deepika Padukone, Jacqueline Fernandez, Pallavi Sharda, Nargis Fakhri, Priyanka Chopra, Ileana D'Cruz and Alia Bhatt.

Awards Received / Awarded by:

He received the International Indian Film Academy Awards for best actor, Star Debut of the Year - Male, Hottest Pair and Star Guild Awards for Best Male Debut, Entertainer of the Year, and Best Actor in a Leading Role. He also received the Zee Cine Awards, People's Choice Awards, CNN-IBN Indian of the Year and Screen Awards. He received a total of 57 awards for his acting.

About family:

His father's name is Rishi Kapoor, and he was a famous actor. His mother's name is Neetu, and she was also a famous actress. He has an elder sister, and her name is Riddhima.

He gained so much popularity or fame in very little time. He is currently working on his upcoming movie Brahamastra, Animal, and Shamshera.







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