Bollywood is the paradise of Indian films where praise worthy talent in various fields has proved their excellence to the world for a long era. Among ample of actors, there are some who happened to be best actors of the Hindi cinema and top ten actors over the years. Such actors with their individual style, extraordinary acting abilities, hard work and versatility are believed to be most prominent shining super stars in the industry. The world recognizes them for their charming personalities, different fortes, quality performances in a variety of characters, and box office status. We are going to list top ten actors from Bollywood who will always be remembered as best actors of the industry.
10. Rajesh Khanna
Rajesh Khanna comes at number 10. Debuting from Akhri Khat, Rajesh soon became a super star of the Indian film industry and undoubtedly an icon of romance, love, tragedy and versatility. He worked in ample of films and was praised for years. Aap ki kasam, Anand, Khamoshi, Mehboob ki mehandi, Haathi mere saathi, Kati Patang, Amer Prem, Aan milo sajna, Do Rasste, Aradhna are some of his successful and most unforgettable films. Rajesh Khanna was believed to be the most romantic icon of the Indian film industry in the time of 1970s when every young girl wanted to marry him. His stardom madness did not only dominate females and made them just adore him but also inspired men to become like him. Rajesh Khanna ruled on the industry for many years, however the changed trend in Bollywood cruelly declined his popularity and even after his come back in the industry, he could not get the same fame he had before in the audiences of Hindi cinema.
9. Anil Kapoor
Anil Kapoor stands at number 9. He is a truly blessed actor who has been in the industry for more than 30 years. Anil Kapoor is a brilliant actor who knows how to control over his face expressions according to the characterization. He has many hit movies on his credit which showcases his best performance and hit box office status. Wohh Saat Din, Karma, Lamhee, Beta, Ram Lakhan, No entry and many more hit movies, distinguish him as one of the best actors of Indian cinema.
8. Raj Kapoor
With number 8 position in our top ten Indian actor list, Raj Kapoor possesses an extraordinary fame among other actors of the industry. His remarkable acting abilities made a truly impressive portrayal to almost each of the characters; he played in his different films. Raj Kapoor was discovered as a multitalented personality who loved show business activities and rhythms. He appeared as a child star in Inquilab and later his movies in lead role gave him a distinct reorganization as a romantic hero in the film world. His Gauri, Dil ki rani, Andaaz, Awara, Mera Naam Joker, Dastan, Chori Chori, Anari, Jis Desh Me Ganga Behti Hai, Barsat and Shri 420 are some of his unforgettable movies.
7. Ashok Kumar
Ashok Kumar rules at number 8 on our list. He started his career in 1936 with Jeevan Naiya. Ashok Kumar attained iconic in Indian film industry and worked in many films. He played a variety of roles and proved his splendid acting aptitude. His Kangan,Bandhan, Jhoola, Main Ban ka Panchhi and Kismat are some of his most memorable and cult classic presentations.
6. Sanjeev Kumar
We have legendary actor Sanjeev Kumar at number 7 position among the best Bollywood actors. He is known as a passionate actor of the Indian film industry who started his film career with Hum Hindustani while his first film as a main lead was Nishaan. With an expressive dialogue delivery, amazing acting, and excellent expressions, he was a proficient actor whose excellence and quality work can be seen in his different movies such as Anamika, Namkeen, Muasam, Aandhi, Angoor, Trishul and Sholey.
5. Balraj Sahni
In our list, the 5th slot goes to Balraj Sahni, an adaptable actor of Hindi cinema. He portrayed various characters in films whose subject classifies from highest of art to the lowest of crap. He had an expressive voice and brilliant acting abilities. Debuting from Insaaf, Balraj Sahni acted in many films including Dharti Ke Laal, Door Chalein, and Do Boigha and proved his forte as an actor to the world.
4. Naseeruddin Shah
We have Naseeruddin Shah at number 4 who is widely believed to be among the finest Indian theater and film celebrities. With an extraordinary and influential acting aptitude, he is known as a dominant artist of the Indian Parallel Films who has lots of successful films, and ample of film awards on his credit. He has worked in numerous unforgettable films including Masoom, Karma, Sarfaroosh, A Wednesday, Zinda Bhag and many more.
3. Aamir Khan
Undeniably, the one & only versatile actor of recent decade, Aamir Khan is an astonishing actor, artistic director and triumphant producer, who believes to serve something truly special with each of his presentations. Commonly renowned as Mr. Perfectionist, this handsome hunk is always admired for trying out different kinds of roles and looks for his projects. Aamir has been deemed to surprise his viewers with his natural performance throughout his film career. Dil, Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar, Rangeela, Ghulam, Sarfarosh, Rang De Basanti, Lagaan, 3 idiots, Fana, Dil Chahta Hai and Raakh are some of his best movies.
2. Amitabh Bachchan
At number 2 in our list, we have Shehenshah of Bollywood, Amitabh Bachchan who has been ruling on the industry as an actor, TV anchor, singer and producer for more than four decades. Debuting with Saat Hindustani, initially he couldn’t be successful but sooner his Zanjeer established him as a phenomenal actor. Since then, with an incredible gamut of roles, Amitabh Bachchan has kept proving his aptitude as a momentous and influential actor. The Angry Man of the industry, Amitabh named lots of national and filmfare awards throughout his span in the film industry. Deewar, Sholey, Namak Halaal, Abhimaan, Agneepath and Baghban are some of his best films ever.
1. Dilip Kumar
At number 1, we have the King of Tragedy, Dilip Kumar who is without a doubt is one of the best actors; Indian film industry has ever produced in its history. Debuting from Jawar Bhatta in 1944, Dilip Kumar has acted in many films and gathered praise and honor from all over the world. Some of his best films include Aan, Andaz, Vidhaata, Devdas, Madhumati, Shakti, Naya Daur, Ganga Jamuna, Kranti, and Mugha-e-Azam. He still dominates superlatively when it’s all about extraordinary and natural acting on Hindi cinema.