Leading Film Actors of India

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India has seen some great actors enriching the film industry in the country. The Indian films are a very popular medium of entertainment in India. For a good number of people living in small towns it is the only source of amusement.

Indian film actors are very popular in the country. They carry huge influence among the general people. They are treated like stars and they are given spacial treatment at many public places.

India has seen many popular and great actors. Raj Kapoor was a popular film actor and director. He made many socially relevant films like Awara, Shri 420, Ram Teri Ganga Maili, etc. He also acted in many films made by him. Dileep Kumar was a great actor of the country. He had acting capacity to enact any kind of role. His famous films are Ganga Jamuna, Mughal-E-Azam, Masaal, Shakti, etc. He won several awards for his acting. Dev Anand was also a popular actor of his times. His famous films include Jewel Thief, Johni Mera Naam, and Guide.

Rajesh Khanna was a popular actor liked mostly in romantic roles. He had a huge fan following among young girls. His popular films include Aradhana, Kati Patang, Roti, etc.

Amitabh Bachchan is considered the most popular actor of Hindi film industry. In his career spread over several decades, he has starred in many commercially successful films. When he entered the film industry many of his films flopped. Zanjeer turned out to be his first hit film and he never looked back. He followed up with many hits including Muqaddar Ka Sikandar, Amar Akbar Anthony, Suhaag, Mard, etc. In the late 1980s his career seemed to be on decline. Later, he took voluntary retirement from films. After many years he again entered the film industry, and again established himself as an actor. Later he came up with many commercially successful films like Banti Aur Babli, Black, etc.

Actor Aamir Khan debuted with his romantic film Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak in 1988. He soon became a popular film star. Later he came up with hits like Dil, Rangeela, Ishq and Sarfarosh. He produced a period drama Lagaan in the year 2000. The film became a huge commercial and critical success. Aamir Khan later starred in other hits like Rang De Basanti, Dil Chahta Hai and Fanaaa. His film Ghajini turned out to be a blockbuster. 3 Idiots, directed by Vidhu Vinod Chopra and starring Aamir khan, became the most commercially successful film of India.

Shahrukh Khan is another leading actor of his generation. His film Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge was a blockbuster. He teamed up with young director Karan Johar to come up with hits like Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham and My Name is Khan. He has delivered many hits under the production house of Yash Chpra. Shahrukh Khan also came up with his own production house to produce hit films like Om Shanti Om and Main Hun Naa.

There is no doubt that Bollywood is growing both in India and in overseas markets.


Source by KV Gautam

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