Top Bollywood Actors 2024

In this article, get ready to be blown away as we unveil the top 20 Bollywood actors who are set to reign supreme in 2024. 

The entertainment industry is always changing, and the popularity of Bollywood actors is no exception. When it comes to the ranking of Stars, Different things can influence their popularity, such as the success of their recent movies, public appearances, media presence, social media following, endorsements, and overall charm. Actors like Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, and Akshay Kumar have remained popular due to their massive fan base and blockbuster films. Younger moviegoers are increasingly drawn to actors like Ranbir Kapoor, Ranveer Singh, and Ayushmann Khurrana. Social media plays a vital role in shaping the popularity of Bollywood actors. Actors who have a strong presence on platforms like Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube tend to have a more direct and engaged connection with their fans, which contributes to their overall popularity.

The Senior Brigade

  1. Shah Rukh Khan
  2. Akshay Kumar
  3. Hrithik Roshan
  4. Salman Khan
  5. Ajay Devgn
  6. Aamir Khan
  7. John Abraham
  8. Shahid Kapoor
  9. Saif Ali Khan
  10. Farhan Akhtar

The Young Brigade

  1. Ranbir Kapoor
  2. Ranveer Singh
  3. Ayushmann Khurrana
  4. Nawazuddin Siddiqui
  5. Rajkumar Rao
  6. Vicky Kaushal
  7. Sidharth Malhotra
  8. Varun Dhawan
  9. Tiger Shroff
  10. Kartik Aaryan

1. Shahrukh Khan

shahrukh khan

Widely regarded as the “King of Bollywood,” Shah Rukh Khan’s magnetic presence and versatile performances have made him a global icon. He’s delivered many hit movies throughout his career, and showcase his ability to effortlessly inhabit diverse roles while captivating audiences worldwide. Following a brief setback and hiatus, he made a career comeback with the 2023 action thrillers “Pathaan”, “Jawan” and “Dunky”. Pathaan was a massive commercial success, grossing over ₹1000 crore worldwide. and Jawan became the highest-grossing Hindi film ever, surpassing Pathaan’s collection.

2. Akshay Kumar

Akshay Kumar

Akshay Kumar was named one of the highest-paid actors on Forbes’ lists from 2015 to 2020.He has established himself as one of the industry’s most dependable stars. Recent successes like “Mission Mangal” (2019), “Sooryavanshi” (2021), “OMG2” (2023), and “Raniganj” (2023) underscore his versatility and commitment to entertaining audiences.

3. Hrithik Roshan

Hrithik Roshan

Renowned for his Greek god looks and exceptional dancing skills, Hrithik Roshan is celebrated for his ability to seamlessly transition between genres. Films like “War” (2019) and “Super 30” (2019) highlight his versatility and enduring appeal as a leading man in Bollywood. In 2024, he plans to set the Box office on fire with his upcoming movies “Fighter” and “War 2”.

4. Ranbir Kapoor

Ranbir Kapoor

Ranbir Kapoor has been recognized as a versatile actor known for his excellent acting skills and diverse roles. He has delivered remarkable performances in movies like “Sanju” (2018), “Ae Dil Hai Mushkil” (2016), and “Brahmastra” (2022), captivating audiences with his intense drama, romantic charm, and fantasy adventure. In 2023, he starred in two movies, “Tu Jhoothi Main Makkaar” and the action thriller “Animal,” which collectively grossed over ₹9 billion (US$110 million), making “Animal” his highest-grossing release to date.

5. Salman Khan


With his larger-than-life persona and charismatic on-screen presence, Salman Khan remains one of Bollywood’s most beloved actors. His recent blockbusters like “Bharat” (2019), “Tiger Zinda Hai” (2017), continue to showcase his star power and appeal to audiences of all ages.

6. Ajay Devgn

Ahay Devgn

Ajay Devgn, renowned for his intense performances, continues to captivate audiences with his versatility. Recent successes like “Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior” (2020) and “Raid” (2018) highlight his commanding presence on screen. In 2022, he starred in the critically acclaimed sequel “Drishyam 2” on Disney+ Hotstar. Additionally, his role in the action thriller “Bholaa” (2023), a remake of the Tamil film Kaithi, further solidified his stature as a powerhouse in Bollywood. In 2024, he starred in the psychological thriller “Shaitaan,” which was also a box-office success.

7. Ranveer Singh

Ranveer singh

Ranveer Singh stormed Bollywood with his energy and charm, becoming one of its most dynamic actors. From action-packed “Simmba” to gritty “Gully Boy,” Singh’s versatility shines, making him a powerhouse performer. Recent successes like “83” highlight his dedication to authentic character portrayal. In 2023, he starred in Karan Johar’s romantic comedy “Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani,” earning another Best Actor nomination at Filmfare.

8. John Abraham

John Abraham

Known for his action-packed roles and chiseled physique, John Abraham has carved a niche for himself in Bollywood. Films like “Satyameva Jayate” (2018) and “Batla House” (2019) highlight his ability to command the screen with his intense performances and rugged charm. In 2023, he starred alongside Shahrukh Khan in Pathan, which became one of the highest grossing films of the year.

9. Aamir Khan

Aamir Khan

Often referred to as the “Perfectionist” of Bollywood, Aamir Khan is known for his meticulous approach to filmmaking and compelling performances. Aamir Khan’s biggest commercial successes came with Ghajini (2008), 3 Idiots (2009), Dhoom 3 (2013), PK (2014), and Dangal (2016), each having held the record for being the highest-grossing Indian film.

10. Sidharth Malhotra

Sidharth Malhotra

With his charismatic presence and earnest performances, Sidharth Malhotra continues to charm audiences. Movies like “Kapoor & Sons” (2016), “Marjaavaan” (2019), and “Shershaah” (2021) highlight his ability to bring depth and emotion to his characters, solidifying his position in Bollywood. In 2024, Sidharth Malhotra stars alongside Disha Patani in the action thriller Yodha.

11. Shahid Kapoor

Shahid Kapoor

From his early romantic roles to more recent intense performances, Shahid Kapoor has showcased his versatility as an actor. Films like “Kabir Singh” (2019) and “Haider” (2014) highlight his ability to portray complex characters with depth and conviction. His recent hits include the romantic comedy “Teri Baaton Mein Aisa Uljha Jiya” (2024) and the gripping crime thriller web series “Farzi” (2023). With upcoming projects like “Deva,” slated for release in 2024, Kapoor continues to captivate audiences with his diverse roles and performances.

12. Ayushmann Khurrana

Ayushmann Khurrana

Ayushmann Khurrana has emerged as a refreshing presence in Bollywood, delivering thought-provoking performances. Films like “Andhadhun” (2018), “Article 15” (2019), and “Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui” (2021) showcase his talent for choosing unconventional yet impactful roles that resonate with audiences.

13. Vicky Kaushal

Vicky Kaushal

Vicky Kaushal’s rise to prominence has been marked by his commitment to his craft and his ability to inhabit diverse roles. Films like “Uri: The Surgical Strike” (2019), “Masaan” (2015), and “Sardar Udham” (2021) showcase his range as an actor, earning him both critical acclaim and commercial success.

14. Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Renowned for his intense portrayals and nuanced performances, Nawazuddin Siddiqui continues to leave a lasting impression. In movies like “Sacred Games” (2018), “Thackeray” (2019), and “Serious Men” (2020), he effortlessly delves into complex characters, earning accolades for his authenticity and depth.

15. Rajkumar Rao

Rajkumar Rao

With his impeccable acting skills and versatility, Rajkumar Rao has become a force to reckon with in Bollywood. Recent hits such as “Stree” (2018), “Newton” (2017), and “Roohi” (2021) highlight his ability to seamlessly transition between genres and deliver compelling performances.

16. Varun Dhawan

Varun Dhawan

Varun Dhawan’s infectious energy and natural charisma have made him a favorite among audiences. Recent successes such as “Badlapur” (2015), “October” (2018), and “Bhediya” (2023) showcase his growth as an actor, as he explores more nuanced and challenging roles.

17. Tiger Shroff

Tiger Shroff

Known for his impeccable action sequences and dynamic screen presence, Tiger Shroff continues to impress with his performances. Movies like “Baaghi 2” (2018), “War” (2019), and “Heropanti 2” (2022) highlight his athleticism and dedication to pushing the boundaries of action cinema.

18. Kartik Aaryan

Kartik Aryan

Kartik Aaryan has quickly risen to fame with his boy-next-door charm and comic timing. Films like “Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety” (2018), “Pati Patni Aur Woh” (2019), and “Dhamaka” (2021) showcase his ability to entertain audiences while also displaying his versatility as an actor.

19. Saif Ali Khan

Sail Ali Khan

With his suave demeanor and effortless acting, Saif Ali Khan continues to charm audiences with his diverse roles. Recent successes like “Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior” (2020) and “Sacred Games” (2018) showcase his range as an actor and his ability to captivate viewers across various platforms.

20. Farhan Akhtar

Farhan Akhtar

Farhan Akhtar showcased his talent as a versatile actor, director, and singer in the 2010s. His top movies of the decade include “Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara” (2011), “Bhaag Milkha Bhaag” (2013), and “Dil Dhadakne Do” (2015), where he impressed audiences with his multifaceted abilities.

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