FAVORITE POPULAR INDIAN ACTORS and ACTRESS after 2000

by panerai | created - 15 Feb 2015 | updated - 27 Feb 2015 | Public

1. Aamir Khan

Actor | Taare Zameen Par

Aamir is no doubt one of the most dedicated actors in this world. With his recent success in India and China markets combined he has got the title of World's Biggest Superstar. He went through rapid transformations in his body structure for his films to bring out the reality factor in his ...

Favorite movies :::

PK (2015) Taare Zameen Par (2007) 3 idiots

2. Ranbir Kapoor

Actor | Rockstar

Son of Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Singh; nephew of actors Randhir Kapoor, Rajiv Kapoor, Kunal Kapoor. Grandnephew of actors Shashi Kapoor, Jennifer Kendal, Shammi Kapoor, Geeta Bali; cousin of actresses Kareena Kapoor, Karisma Kapoor.

Belongs to the fourth generation of highly prestigious and considered ...

Favorite movies :::

BARFI Wake Up Sid (2009)

3. Shah Rukh Khan

Actor | Don 2

Shahrukh Khan was born on 2 November 1965 in New Delhi, India. He married Gauri Khan on 25 October 1991. They have three children, son Aryan Khan (b. 1997), son AbRam (b.2013) and daughter Suhana (b. 2000). Khan started out his career by appearing in several television serials during 1988-1990. He ...

Favorite movie :::

Chak De India Swades: We, the People (2004)

4. Irrfan Khan

Actor | Dabba

Born Sahabzade Irfan Ali Khan, in Jaipur, Rajasthan (NW India) January 7, 1967 to a Pashto speaking Muslim family. Khan's mother, Begum Khan, was from the Tonk Hakim family and his father, Jagirdar Khan, from the Khajuriya village near the Tonk district, ran a tire business.

The Khan family name ...

Favorite movie :::

Dabba (2013) Life of Pi (2012) Slumdog Millionaire (2008)

5. Suraj Sharma

Actor | Life of Pi

Suraj was born and raised in New Dehli, India. His mother, Shailaja Sharma, is an economist and his father, Gokul Churai, is a software engineer. He has a brother and sister who are both younger than he. His father is from Thalassery, Kerala and his mother is from Palakkad, Kerala.

Suraj was one of ...

Favorite movie :::

Life of Pi (2012) Million Dollar Arm (2014)

6. Dev Patel

Actor | Slumdog Millionaire

Dev Patel was born in Harrow, London, to Anita, a caregiver, and Raj Patel, who works in IT. His parents, originally from Nairobi, Kenya, are both of Gujarati Indian descent. His first role was in the UK TV series Skins (2007). His breakout role was in the Oscar winning film Slumdog Millionaire (...

Favorite movie :::

Slumdog Millionaire (2008) The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011)

7. Freida Pinto

Actress | Slumdog Millionaire

Freida Selena Pinto was born in Bombay (now Mumbai), Maharashtra, India, to Sylvia, a school principal, and Frederick Pinto, a senior bank branch manager. She is from a Mangalorean family.

Pinto traversed the modeling circuit in Mumbai (represented by Elite Model Management India) for two years ...

Favorite movie :::

Slumdog Millionaire (2008) You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger (2010)

8. Om Puri

Actor | The Hundred-Foot Journey

Om Puri was an Indian actor who has appeared in both mainstream Indian films and art films. His credits also include appearances in British and American films. He has received an honorary OBE.

Puri was born in Ambala, Haryana. His father worked on the railways and served in the Indian Army. Puri ...

Favorite movie :::

The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014) Rang De Basanti (2006) Gandhi (1982)

9. Amitabh Bachchan

Actor | Black

Son of well known poet Harivansh Rai Bachchan and Teji Bachchan. He has a brother named Ajitabh. He completed his education from Uttar Pradesh and moved to Bombay to find work as a film star, in vain though, as film-makers preferred someone with a fairer skin, and he was not quite fair enough. But ...

Favorite movie ::: BLACK

10. Rani Mukerji

Actress | Black

Mukerji comes from a film-oriented family of Bengali origin. Her father, Ram Mukherjee, is a retired director and one of the founders of "Filmalaya Studios". Her mother, Krishna Mukherjee, was a playback singer. Her brother, Raj Mukherjee is a film producer, now turned director. Her maternal aunt, ...

Favorite movie :::

BLACK Talaash (2012)

11. Ileana D'Cruz

Actress | Barfi!

She made her debut in the Telugu film Devadasu, which became the year's first major commercial success. She debuted in Tamil with "Kedi".

Telugu movie "Pokiri", which was one of the highest money grosser, set her in top slot actresses. She appeared in many commercially successful movies like Jalsa, ...

Favorite movie ::: Barfi! (2012)

12. Anupam Kher

Actor | Silver Linings Playbook

Anupam Kher was born on March 7, 1955 in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India. He is an actor and producer, known for Silver Linings Playbook (2012), A Wednesday (2008) and M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story (2016).

Favorite movie :::

Silver Linings Playbook (2012) A Wednesday (2008)

13. Priyanka Chopra

Actress | Baywatch

Priyanka Chopra Jonas (née Chopra) was born on July 18, 1982 in Jamshedpur, India, to the family of Capt. Dr. Ashok Chopra and Dr. Madhu Chopra, both Indian Army physicians. She had a very varied upbringing. She started her education at La Martinière Girls College in Lucknow as a resident student; ...

Favorite movie ::: BARFI

14. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

Actress | Jodhaa Akbar

Born into a traditional south Indian family, Aishwarya started modeling at a young age. This green-blue-eyed beauty appeared in advertisements for many prestigious firms; the ones that brought her into the limelight were the garden sari and the Pepsi ad. Crowned Miss India 1994 runner-up, she was a...

Jodhaa Akbar (2008) Bride & Prejudice (2004)

15. Aasif Mandvi

Actor | Million Dollar Arm

Aasif Mandvi was born on March 5, 1966 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India as Aasif Mandviwala. He is an actor and producer, known for Million Dollar Arm (2014), Evil (2019) and The Proposal (2009). He has been married to Shaifali Puri since August 26, 2017.

Favorite movie :::

The Dictator (2012)

16. Erick Avari

Actor | Mr. Deeds

Erick Avari was born on April 13, 1952 in Darjeeling, India. His credits include leading roles in films from Kevin Reynolds' cult classic The Beast of War (1988) to commercial megahits such as Stargate (1994), Independence Day (1996), The Mummy (1999) and Planet of the Apes (2001). His comedic ...

Planet of the Apes (2001) The Mummy (1999) Stargate (1994)

17. Rupak Ginn

Actor | Royal Pains

Rupak Ginn has done it all, from Off-Broadway to seven seasons on the hit show Royal Pains to OK! Magazine's Hunk of the Week. The New York raised, Los Angeles-based actor's credits include roles on such popular television series as NCIS: Los Angeles, Seal Team and Person of Interest, as well as ...

18. Tabu

Actress | Haider

Tabu is an Indian actress. She has mainly acted in Hindi films, though she has also starred in Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Marathi and Bengali-language films, as well as one American film. She has won the National Film Award for Best Actress twice, and holds the record for the most wins of Filmfare's...

Haider (2014) Life of Pi (2012) The Namesake (2006)

19. Akshay Kumar

Actor | Hera Pheri

Akshay Kumar, born September 9, 1967, is an actor. He studied martial arts in Hong Kong. It was a student that suggested that he try modeling. Because of his success as model, he was offered films. Along with his good looks and excellent martial art skills, he was always the first choice to do ...

Baby (2015)

20. Kareena Kapoor

Actress | Jab We Met

Kareena was born to Sindhi-speaking Babita (nee Shivdasani) and Punjabi-speaking Randhir Kapoor in Bombay, India. She has an elder sister, Karisma.

She is born in a family that have been actors for generations, including her paternal great-grandfather, Prithviraj Kapoor; her grandfather, Raj Kapoor;...

Talaash (2012) 3 Idiots (2009)

21. Manoj Bajpayee

Actor | Gangs of Wasseypur

Manoj Bajpayee was born on April 23, 1969 in Belwa, Bihar, India. He is known for his work on Gangs of Wasseypur (2012), Satya (1998) and Aks (2001). He has been married to Neha since February 23, 2005.

Gangs of Wasseypur (2012)

22. Vidya Balan

Actress | Kahaani

Vidya was born in Palghat, Kerala, India. Her family consists of her dad, P.R. Balan, who is the Vice-President of ETC Channel; mom - a home-maker, and an elder sister, Priya, who is married to Kedar. She also has an aunt by the name of Raji Raju.

The Balan family re-located to live at Road No. 11, ...

Kahaani (2012)

23. Kal Penn

Actor | Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle

Kal Penn was born and raised in Montclair, New Jersey, to Asmita, a fragrance evaluator, and Suresh Modi, an engineer. His parents are Gujarati immigrants to America from India. He attended the Freehold Regional High School District's Performing Arts High School where he participated in the ...

Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay (2008)

24. Sushant Singh Rajput

Actor | Kai po che!

Sushant Singh Rajput is an Indian television and film actor. He is best known for playing the role of Manav in the ongoing TV series, Pavitra Rishta on Zee Tv. Having made his Bollywood debut with a blockbuster of a movie, Kai Po Che directed by Abhishek Kapoor which was adapted by Chetan Bhagat's ...

Favorite movie :::

Kai po che! (2013)

25. Abhishek Bachchan

Actor | Happy New Year

Aquarian Abhishek Srivastav was born in February 5, 1976, son of Bollywood mega-stars, Jaya Bhaduri and Amitabh Bachchan, brother to Shweta, uncle to her two children (Navya Naveli & Agastye), and the grandson of Harivansh Rai Srivastav, Hindu and Urdu poet, who wrote under the pen-name of ...

Dhoom: 3 (2013)

26. Ayush Mahesh Khedekar

Actor | Slumdog Millionaire

Ayush Mahesh Khedekar is an actor, known for Slumdog Millionaire (2008), Marjaavaan (2019) and Gandhi of the Month (2014).

as Youngest Jamal in Slumdog Millionaire (2008)

27. Madhur Mittal

Actor | Slumdog Millionaire

Madhur Mittal is an actor, known for Slumdog Millionaire (2008), Million Dollar Arm (2014) and Pocket Gangsters (2015).

as Older Salim in Slumdog Millionaire (2008)

28. Vidya Malvade

Actress | Chak De! India

Vidya Malvade was born as Vidya Malavade. She is an actress, known for Chak de! India (2007), Inteha (2003) and Heartbeats (2017). She has been married to Sanjay Dayma since 2009. She was previously married to Arvind Singh Bagga.

Most beautiful girl in film : ##### Chak De! India ####

29. Shilpa Shukla

Actress | Chak De! India

Shilpa Shukla is an actress, known for Chak de! India (2007), B.A. Pass (2012) and Bajrangi Bhaijaan (2015).

Most characteristic girl in film : ##### Chak De! India ####

30. Sanjay Gandhi

Actor | Udaan

Sanjay Gandhi is an actor, known for Udaan (2010), Ab Ke Baras (2002) and Love Aaj Kal (2009).

Udaan (2010)

31. Rajkummar Rao

Actor | Shahid

Raj Kumar is also known as Rajkummar Rao. He was born in Gurgaon. He finished his schooling in Gurgaon and graduated in Arts from Delhi University. He was simultaneously doing theatre with Kshitij Repertory and SRC in Delhi. He is an Acting graduate from Pune's Film and Television Institute of ...

Shahid (2012) as lawyer Gangs of Wasseypur (2012)

32. Darsheel Safary

Actor | Taare Zameen Par

Born in the same city and on the same month as his family friend Aamir Khan, Darsheel Safary (born March 9, 1997 in Mumbai, India) is an Indian child movie actor primarily working on starring in Hindi Bollywood films. He is best known for his acclaimed portrayal of a dyslexic child in the 2007 film...

kid from : Taare Zameen Par



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