The Indian Hindi film industry popularly known as Bollywood has a large number of good looking and established male actors who not only rule the box office every Friday but also reign supreme in the hearts of the female fans. The crazy not only adopt their sense of fashion but also the way these stars laugh, smile and cry. The media too is obsessed with the tops actors ruling the industry. 2014 has started with a bang as most of the films have done reasonably well and as per latest rankings, the top 10 Bollywood actors are –
1. Amitabh Bachchan (Net worth: $400 million)
He is the most influential male star in Bollywood who has been honored internationally with the title of ‘Star of the Millennium’. He has been active for more than 45 years in the industry and very popular for his acting skills and versatility.
2. Ranbir Kapoor (Net worth: $30 million)
Ranbir Kapoor is a rising star but has the potential and the talent to be counted among the top 3 male actors in Bollywood. He has a charming personality and has immense acting talent which was very evident in the political thriller, Rajneeti. In his short career he has already delivered 2 – 3 superhits.
3. Aamir Khan (Net worth: $180 million)
Known as the ‘Mr Perfectionist’ in the Indian film industry, Aamir Khan is indeed a remarkable actor and a highly successful producer/director of Hindi films. His directorial debut, Taare Zameen Par, was highly acclaimed and his TV series, Satyamev Jayate, helped to instill in the common people a sense of duty & responsibility.
4. Salman Khan (Net worth: $200 million)
Salman Khan is one of the highest paid stars of Bollywood. He is very popular for his fight sequences and the daring stunts. Films like Dabang and Ek Tha Tiger have broken many records at the box office. He had a long standing relationship with Aishwarya Rai but the duo split up a few years back. Since then Salman had been single although the media have linked him with many co-stars.
5. Akshay Kumar (Net worth: $150 million)
This versatile Bollywood actor has mesmerized the audience with his diverse acting skills and creative use of martial arts knowledge. He was known as the ‘king of action films’ for many years. He started his career in the film industry as an action hero but has switched over to the genre of romantic comedies and family drama.
6. Shahrukh Khan (Net worth:$600 million)
He is, undoubtedly, the most popular star among the young generation in India. He has delivered many hits across the years such as Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Rab Ne Bana De Jodi, Om Shanti Om etc. He started his career as a TV actor but achieved great heights when he entered the Bollywood film industry.
7. Ajay Devgan (Net worth: $30 million)
Ajay Devgan occupies a special position in Bollywood. He is the son of veteran stunt director, Veeru Devgan, and is one of the most versatile actors in the industry. He can play all kinds of roles with relative ease but people love to see him in action films. His latest release, Singham 2, has been a huge success at the box office,
8. Hrithik Roshan (Net worth: $30 million)
His very first film, Kaho Na Pyar Hai, pushed him into super stardom. He has a huge fan following and has delivered hits like Koi Mil Gaya and the Krish series. He is a hardworking actor and justifies the amount of money he gets in the industry through his choice of films and acting prowess.
9. John Abraham (Net worth: $26 million)
He is the most attractive male actor in the Hindi film industry and is more popular because of his excellent physique rather than his skilful acting. Many critics panned his acting after his initial few films but he silencing his detractors by playing convincing roles in films like New York, Saaya and Madras Café.
10. Sanjay Dutt (Net worth: $10 million)
Bollywood has a very unique position for Sanjay Dutt. Sanjay first appeared in Rocky in 1981 but lost his mother 3 days before the release of the film. He had to overcome various obstacles in his life to cement his place in Bollywood – his drug addiction, the death of his wife due to brain tumor and getting arrested for illegal possession of arms.