When it comes to popularity, Bollywood is second best industry after Hollywood. Like India is known for diversity, Indian cinema is also diverse which produces multi-lingual films. Indian cinema is ruled by actors who are well-respected across the world. We have listed the top 10 most iconic and popular actors in Indian cinema.
By appearing in “The Namesake”, “The Amazing Spiderman” and “Life of Pi”, Irrfan Khan is a most popular name not in India but also in Hollywood. In 2015, he got huge critical acclaim with his first mainstream blockbuster overseas, “The Jurassic World” in which he portrayed the character of Simon Masrani, the park owner. In India, he received rave reviews for his impeccable performance in Talvar and Piku. Fans are also expecting to see his unique performance in his upcoming film “Madaari”.
Earlier, the chocolaty boy of B-town, Shahid Kapoor appeared in several TV ads and music videos. He got his first break in “Ishq Vishq” which was superhit and he received great recognition and success. Despite starting up with a major hit, he had several hurdles and bumps in his careers as some of his movies were flop. He fetched the skies of success again with two superhits “Haider” and “R…Rajkumar” with which he got high acclaims. He matured in acting over the passage of time and his upcoming movie “Udta Punjab” has long been awaited.