Who is the current Bollywood super star among male actors

Do you want to know who is the numero uno or number one in Bollywood among male actors. Here we are going to discuss the top male actors who are probable nominees for Super Star spot of the Bollywood.

Bollywood is a unstable place for individuals where destinies changing every Friday. In this unstable place only few actors who maintain to hold there position with time or even consolidated their position in the Bollywood. Industry is having few individual actors who are running the business literally on their shoulders among them are Salman Khan, Shahrukh Khan, Aamir Khan, Ajay Devgan, Akhshay Kumar, Hrithik Roshan, Ranbeer Kapoor who can carry a movie alone to some length.

Salman Khan as a superstar

If we discuss the phenomenal success now in Bollywood then first name comes in our mind is of Salman Khan. Salman Khan started his career in 1989 with Sooraj Barjatya's Maine Pyar Kiya. It was a phenomenal success. After that his next some movies were average or flop in the box office and he was literally written off when his Sanam Befawa becomes a super duper hit in 1991. His doldrums with success continues with 1991 hit Saajan with Sanjay Dutt and Madhuri Dixit. After that all his movies were average or flop. In 1995 he bounces back with Karan Arjun becoming a super hit with Shahrukh Khan. This movie solidifies his position in the industry further. 1997 saw him turning towards comedy and entering the comedy movies of David Dhawan like Govinda in Judwaa. It was a great success with Salman in double role and Salman becomes craze. Then some average movies followed till 1998 with Pyar Kiya To Darna Kya and Bandhan which becomes a hit. 1998 movie Kuch Kuch Hota Hai saw him with Shahrukh again with a friendly appearance in a supporting role. His role was appreciated and he bagged Filmfare Best Supporting Actor award. He then appeared in three successful movies Biwi No.1(1999) and Hum Dil Chuke Sanam 1999 and Hum Saath Saath Hain. In 2000 his only successful movie was Dulhan Hum Le Jayenge from director David Dhawan. 2001 saw with moderate success of Chori Chori Chupke Chupke. Although Salman was quite consistent with successful movies but he was never considered for the top spot and his acting skills were also much in doubt till in 2003 came Tere Naam. People saw a different Salman with good acting skills and lot of emotional scenes. Now media and public started to give him the respect as a top spot contender among his contemporaries and he is also considered among the Super star of Bollywood. After Tere Naam his success rate is remarkably increased and with one two failure most of the movies did good business. But the phenomenal success was in store for him for 2009 where his blockbuster Wanted comes and further in 2010 Dabbang which crosses 100 crores mark. From 2010 onwards his every movie made a business of 100 crores with the names including Dabbang, Ready, Bodyguard, Ek Tha Tiger. Ek tha Tiger in fact manages to reach 200 crores club in domestic business alone. Ek Tha Tiger is the second biggest hit after the most successful movie in India 3 Idiots. As per the current success rate for the last 2-3 years Salman Khan is undoubtedly the Superstar of the Bollywood.

Shahrukh Khan as a superstar

Khan started his career from TV and then become quite popular. In 1992 with Raj Kanwar's Deewana with Divya Bharti and Rishi Kapoor. His first movie was a semi hit but he got many good offers including Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman. His next big success comes in 1993 Abbas Mastaan's Bajigar and Yash Chopra's Darr. Both the movies were super hit and established Shahrukh as a next big Khan. Both of the movies portrayed him as a negative character and he further went on to sign more negative characters. But in 1995 he comes with a blockbuster from Yash Chopra in the form of Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge. It establish him as a romantic hero in Bollywood which is still utilized by him with his latest release Jab Tak Hai Jaan. His next year was not worth mention but in 1997 his Dil To Pagal hai from Aaditya Chopra and Pardes of Subhas Ghai hits the bulls eye. 1998 again saw him with success of Kuch Kuch Hota Hai which was directorial debut of Karan Johar. The next year 1998 didn't saw much success and his next big hit comes in 2000 of Yash Chopra's Mohabattain with Amitabh Bachchan. Next year in 2001 he found again success from Karan Johar's Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham with Amitabh Bachchan and Hrithik Roshan. In 2002 he found big success in the form of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Devdas with Aishwarya Rai and Madhuri Dixit. He found further success in the form Chalte Chalte(2003) and Kal Ho Na Ho(2003) . In 2004 he found big success with Farah Khan's Main Hoon Na and Yash Chopra's Veer Zaara. 2006 saw him again with successful Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna of Karan Johar and Don the chase begins of Farhan Akhtar. 2007 was quite happening with both the releases Chak De from Yash Chopra banners and Om Shanti Om from Farah Khan hits the bulls eye. In 2008 his only release Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi was quite successful. In 2010 he had My Name is Khan to his credit which was quite successful in India and abroad and fetch him Filmfare best actor award. 2011 saw his home production and dream and expensive project Ra One failing to achieve the hype for its success and was an average movie. Next movie Don 2 was quite successful in the year end. In 2012 his only release Jab Tak Hai Jaan is still running successfully at box office and manages to cross the 100 crores benchmark. Shahrukh really manages his success and always rebound with better movies and success at Box Office. He is called Badsaah of Bollywood and he really manages his grip on the top spot with movies and a phenomenal success outside movies. You can called him a Super star or at least No. 2 in the Bollywood.

Aamir Khan as a superstar

Aamir Khan is always said that he is not interested in the number game. Even he don't like the awards and social events of Film fraternity. Aamir started his career with Mansoor Khan's Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak(1988). It was a big hit and Aamir becomes star overnight. His next movies like Raakh, Love Love Love, Awwal Number and Tum Mere Ho all were flop. His next big hit comes in 1990 with Indra Kumar's Dil. 1991 also saw him in many romantical movies including Dil Hai Ke Manta Nahi. He got another hit in 1992 from Mansoor Khan's Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar. 1993 was mixed for him as Yash Chopra's Parampara was flop and Mahesh Bhatt's Hum Hain Rahi Pyar Ke. 1995 saw him with full action movie like Baazi and Aatank Hi Aatank but success comes through Ram Gopal Verma's Rangeela. Next year saw his biggest hits Raja Hindustani and Ishq. 1998 was also successful with Ghulam. 1999 saw him in three movies Sarfarosh, Earth and Mann. Sarfarosh was a hit and rest was average. In 2001 comes his blockbuster Lagaan which broke many records in India and abroad and even selected for Oscar nomination. Towards the year end Dil Chahta Hai was also a hit. Next four year he didn't come in a movie and only in 2005 he came back with epic Rising Mangal Pandey which was an average movie at box office. In 2006 public saw Aamir Khan in two successful movies Rang De Basanti and Fanaa. 2007 saw him in his directorial debut with Taare Zameen Par in which he acted too. The movie was quite successful in audience. 2008 saw the super success of 100 crores club beginning with the movie Ghajini. It earn big revenues at Box Office and crosses the 100 crore marks and labelled as the first movie to cross the mark. 2009 again become a landmark for the movies as 3 Idiots become the biggest commercial hit in Indian movies with a earning of 300 crores which it still holding. If Bollywood super star is decided by earnings then definitely Aamir Khan is Superstar. His latest Talaash is running to packed houses and last heard it crosses the 50 crores barrier.

Ajay Devgan as a superstar

Ajay Devgan started his career as an action hero in Phool Aur Kaante in 1991. The movie was a hit but his next few movies went quite average or flop. His flop or average stint continues till 1997 when Ishq comes along with Aamir Khan which was a hit. 1998 also saw in hit like Pyar to Hona Hi Tha and Zakhm. Zakhm was not that commercial success but it made him accepted as a good actor in Industry who can act as well. 1999 saw him with hit like Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam with Salman Khan. In 2002 Ramgopal Verma's Company was the movie that's worth mentioning and was an average at box office. In 2004 public saw him in multistarer Khaki which was an average. 2004 was again saw a hit from Ajay Devgan in Masti with Vivek Oberoy and Aftab Shivdasani. His first big success as per commercial collection comes in form of Rohit Shetty's Golmaal which now become a series of Golmaal with all of them successful. He was very much appreciated for Vishal Bhardwaj's Omkara. 2008 again gave him a success in form of Golmaal Returns and All the Best in 2009. 2010 was also successful for him with Rajneeti which was quite a big success at box office and also saw him Once upon a time in Mumbai and Golmaal 3. Next year Singham becomes a biggest hit of Ajay Devgan's career with solo hero project. In 2012 both of his movies Bol Bachchan and Son of Sardar becomes the 100 crore or above earner. Ajay Devgan becomes a serious contender for the post in the last 12 months with his 3 movies doing 100 crores or above business. We can consider him as per his current success as number 4 but if going at this rate soon he will be in Top.

Akhshay Kumar as a superstar

Akhshay Kumar started his career in 1991 in Saugandh which was a average and establish him as action hero in B-grade movies. He was not given much credit till 1992 in Khiladi which was a hit for Abbas Mastaan. Then he was just doing average or flop B-grade movies till 1994 when his multi starrer Mohra was a big hit and Main Khiladi Tu Anari was a hit. He was doing many films that year around 15-16 and most of them was failure. 1995 again saw him with success of Sabse Bada Khiladi which also given him the nick name of Khiladi Kumar. Sabse Bada Khiladi was a big hit. 1996 again find him with success of Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi. 1997 was saw him in Yash Chopra's Dil To Pagal Hai with Shahrukh Khan in a special appearance. 1999 again comes good for him with Interanational Khiladi and Shangharsh and Jaanwar. 2000 was also quite successful for him with Hera Pheri, Dhadkan and Khiladi 420. His movies were not super duper hits but going on hit in average. 2002 also saw him Aawara Paagal Deewana which was a success. 2003 saw him in Andaaz and Khaki in 2004 which was average successful. 2004 movie Mujhse shaadi Karogi with Salman Khan was a super hit. His Garam Masala in 2005 was a hit and Phir Hera Pheri in 2006 was a hit. 2007 saw him in Namastey London which was really on his shoulder and can called his own success. This was the start of his solo success Hey Baby, Welcome. Next year was his biggest solo hit with Singh is King and De Dana Dan in 2009. 2010 saw him in Houseful and Khatta Meetha was hit but Action Replay was a box office failure. His next movies were unsuccessful till Housefull 2 which came in 2012 and next movie Rowdie Rathore was a super duper hit and crosses the 100 crore marks in box office. Joker was his last movie which was a box office failure and Oh My God was an average movie. Looking at the Akshay Kumar's movie list most of his hit movies were multi-starrer and some of them was successful due to someone's else credit. Only his last 4-5 movies were on his credit but we can consider him as number 5 but will be serious contender for the top spot if he continiues his success in this manner.

Hrithik Roshan as a superstar

Hrithik started his movie career with super success of Kaho Na Pyar Hai in 2000. He was overnight a star and some started him saying as superstar. But he didn't able to maintain the promise he shown from his first movie. His next few movies were flop or average till 2001 where is multi-starrer Kabhi Khusi Kabhi Gham which was him in a very small role. His next few movies were again flop till in 2003 when his movie Koi Mil Gaya hits the bulls eye. He didn't have much movies due to various problems till 2006 where his two releases Krissh and Dhoom 2 were huge success at the box office. After this two movies all his movies were failed except Jodhaa Akbar(2008) till 2011 when Zoya Akhtar's Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara was a huge success. His last movie Agneepath in 2012 was a huge success and broke many records. Hrithik Roshan already established himself as an excellent actor, dancer and even a brilliant action hero. He already shown his versatility and looks most promising in the newer lot. We are putting Hrithik Roshan at Number 6 but surely very soon he is going for the top place for sure.

Ranbir Kapoor as a superstar

Ranbir Kapoor started his career in 2007 with Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Sawariya. The movie was a failure at the box office but everyone appreciated Ranbir Kapoor. Next year in 2008 his movie Bachna Ae Haseeno was average. 2009 saw three releases from Ranbir and Wake Up Sid and Ajab Prem Ki Gajab Kahani was hit while Rocket Singh-Salesman of the year was a failure at the box office. His two releases in 2010 was a huge success Rajneeti while Anjaana Anjaani was average. His only release in 2011 was Imtiyaz Ali's Rockstar which was huge success and fetch him many awards. His only release so far in 2012 Barfi was a huge success. Everyone accepted his acting skills and dancing skill. His looks also is a plus point among girls and he is already having a lots of fan following. We are putting him on the 7th spot among Bollywood's superstar but in future he will be a threat for sure for the Superstar.


Guest Author: Sweety Sahu04 Oct 2014

Akshay Kumar I think.

Guest Author: NIlesh rana19 Oct 2014

Akshay Kumar

Guest Author: Rajarshi07 Jan 2018

Akshay Kumar is one of the best superstars in bollywood.

Author: Sanjeev Gupta24 Sep 2018 Member Level: Gold   Points : 0

No doubt that above all mentioned actors are superstars but I don't like all of them. There are a few actors who are not that much famous but act better than them, like Nawazuddin Siddique and Rajkumar Rao who were recently seen in Mantu and Stree where they were fabulous.

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