100 Years Of Indian Cinema:The Greatest Indian Actor Ever?

100 Years Of Indian Cinema:The Greatest Indian Actor Ever? 0
100 Years Of Indian Cinema:The Greatest Indian Actor Ever? 0

On 3rd May,1913-a century ago-the first Indian film:Raja Harishchandra opened it's doors to the audience giving an upstart to an era of glory,glitz and greatness and an obsession with our stars from time immemorial. As Indian Cinema completes a glorious century of entertaining billions today let us look at the actors and actresses across the country whom we've admired not only for their disarming hysterics but also box-office appeal,good looks,nationwide appeal.First a look at the several Indian actors who made an impression on Indian Cinema.As per a poll by CNN-IBN,kate Telegu giant NTR was adjuged the greatest Indian actor of 100 years.Who do you reckon out of these giants is the best?

N.T. RAMA RAO:

NTR, as he was fondly known, was a giant of Telugu cinema famous for playing mythological characters, including Krishna and Rama. Later in his career, he switched from playing deities to the common man fighting the system. NTR became one of the most successful crossovers from movies to politics. He founded the Telugu Desam Party and served as chief minister of Andhra Pradesh for three terms. He died of a massive heart attack in 1996.

DILIP KUMAR:

The first man to get a Filmfare Award for acting,Dilip Kumar was a splendidly naturalistic hero, one of the first mainstream actors to eschew theatricality in favour of a more understated approach. And yet, perhaps because of this very approach, few could ever do high drama quite like Dilipsa'ab.Appearing in many of Bollywood's landmark films, including Mughal-e-Azam, Naya Daur, Ganga-Jamuna, Madhumati, Devdas and Ram Aur Shyam and is cited as the favourite of countless future greats-from Amitabh Bachchan to SRK.

AMITABH BACHCHAN:

Forty years and counting. The Big B is a legend without parallel in Indian or World cinema, a man who has been ruling the industry for an unfathomably long time.Best known for playing the Angry Young Man through the 1970s when audiences thirsted for a fighter, Bachchan evolved over the years into an actor who can do anything at all: from his “angry young man” in Zanjeer, Deewar,Sholay and Agneepath, through the romantic and comedic hero of Silsila,Kabhi Kabhie,Namak Halaal & Amar Akbar Anthony. Undeniably the “Poster Boy Of Indian Cinema”.

KAMAL HAASAN:

If ever there was a one-man industry, Kamal Haasan is it. Actor, director, screenwriter, producer and choreopgrapher, there is nothing that he can't do. A highly respected actor, Kamal is unquestionably a living legend, one who has stretched himself beyond the points of fathomable versatility. Perhaps most applauded for his performance in Mani Rathnam's Nayagan, Haasan is a rigid method actor who breathes the air his characters do.The truly impressive thing, however, is his refusal to be pigeonholed into any one 'kind' of cinema.

RAJ KAPOOR:

The Showman of Bollywood took the Kapoor clan from a travelling theatre group to the first family of the screen. Cinema's lovable tramp, Kapoor gamely put himself through the popular poor-man prism to entertain audiences by giving them just what they most longed for. Brimming with an almost unbearable optimism, Kapoor's screen persona smiled at the hardest of times, showering simple, sheer pleasure on grateful audiences hungering for escape.He and his films were adored in the USSR, China and Middle East, creating a diplomatic channel for India.

UTTAM KUMAR:

Literature-loving Bengal embraced the movies with abandon, and never more so when Uttam Kumar romanced Suchitra Sen in black-and-white. He ushered in a new Bengali hero – urbane, sophisticated and charming dominating Bengali cinema for three decades.A veritable one-man industry, Uttam Kumar was the first ever recipient of the National Award for Best Actor, winning the prize for his performances in Anthony Firinghee and Satyajit Ray's Chiriyakhana. He died of a heart attack in 1980 and Kolkata came to a standstill as the funeral procession would it's way to the crematorium, with fans thronging the streets for a last look at their hero.

SIVAGI GANESHAN:

In the Tamil lexicon, Sivaji Ganesan is legendary. The first ever Indian star to win a Best Actor award at an international film festival, Sivaji Ganesan is cited by many South Indian actors as their biggest influence. He played a variety of roles, from villain to hero, and was beloved for his portrayal of mythological characters. Many of his films were remade in other languages.Sivaji Ganesan also had a surprisingly unsuccessful stint in politics, serving with the Congress and Janata Dal. He died in 2001 after having suffered from heart illness for years.

RAJESH KHANNA:

The term “superstar” was coined for Rajesh Khanna, who inspired fan frenzy and hysteria of unprecedented proportions. Film lore says that the mere sight of him caused women to faint, he was sent letters written in blood, and his driver had to clean lipstick marks off his car everyday. Rajesh Khanna was beloved not just for his hairstyle, distinctive kurta and sideways nod, but also for memorable screen characters like the eponymous Anand, from who he took a cue and left a prerecorded farewell message to be played after his death.

RAJNIKANTH:

Google ”Rajnikanth jokes” and you’ll find out how Rajni spins the world like a basketball or how he’s the only one who can count to infinity.Asia's second highest paid actor after Jackie Chan,he might be the country's most revered Superstar, but very early in his career did Rajnikanth decide to go incredibly mainstream, embracing a larger-than-life persona that mythically overshadowed his impressive thespian abilities. Rajinikanth has not died on-screen for several years now because producers fear that his character's death would send fans on a rampage.

BALRAJ SAHNI:

Film experts often discuss with surprise and wonder the fact that an actor of Balraj Sahni's caliber never received a single award. A disarmingly natural actor with a sophisticated style that naturally veered away from showiness, Sahni was an excellent foil for the NeoRealist filmmakers in India.Several of his performances are acting masterclasses, but he will perhaps be remembered most for his role in Garam Hawa, where he played a defiant Muslim man refusing to leave India during the partition.

M.G.RAMACHANDRAN:

MGR, an actor-politician like Telugu counterpart NTR, was the heartthrob of Tamil cinema, appearing in a string of blockbuster romance and action films. MGR won the National Award for Rickshawkaran and broke box office records with Ulagam Sutrum Vaalibhan, one of the early films to be shot abroad. MGR founded the AIADMK and served three terms as chief minister of Tamil Nadu which was short lived as he was shot in the ear by actor-politician M R Radha. MGR died of a kidney illness in 1987.

PANKAJ KAPUR:

Without question one of the finest actors ever seen on our screens, Kapur possesses the chameleonic ability to completely immerse himself into his characters.Be it the hopeless junkie from Khamosh, the exasperated tongue-flicker of Ek Ruka Huya Faisla, the sinister mafia head in Maqbool or the despicably corrupt builder from Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro: the result is always stunning.

UTPAL DUTT:

A tour de force in the modern Indian theatre movement, Utpal Dutt straddled the world of Bengali cinema and Bollywood with ease. He made the character actor respectable in films like in Gol Mal, Rang Birangi and Naram Garam. Satyajit Ray cast him in several movies including Agantuk, Jana Aranya and Hirak Rajar Deshe. In Mrinal Sen's landmark Bhuvan Shome his performance of an uncompromising civil servant who takes a holiday that transforms him and his world view fetched him a National Award.

DR.RAJKUMAR:

Unlike most other South Indian stars, he never appeared in films in any other language but Kannada, though some of him movie were dubbed into Telugu. Dr Rajkumar began acting at the age of eight and starred in over 220 films. Winner of two National Film awards for Best Actor, his popularity was unmatched while he was active in movies.Although he did not opt for a political career,he is credited with promoting and protecting the Kannada language.

NASEERUDDIN SHAH:

A pioneer actor from the parallel cinema movement, Naseeruddin Shah's impact on Indian pop culture has been immense. The first true star of independent Hindi cinema, Naseer was one of the few actors who, thanks to his dashing charm, flourished on both sides of the fence, finding both arthouse as well as masala success. Few heroes can manage a Tirchhi Topiwale alongside a Mirch Masala, but Shah remains every director's dream actor.

MOHANLAL:

Like Rajinikanth, Malayalam titan Mohanlal started his tryst with destiny as a villain. 25 films later, he switched to playing the hero and also forged a hit partnership with director Priyadarshan. He has since played a variety of roles ranging from romantic to tragic, comic to dramatic while also making successful inroads into Tamil and Hindi cinema winning three National Awards for Best Actor, including a Special Jury award.

ASHOK KUMAR:

When it comes to sheer versatility and the ability to portray characters as different as chalk and cheese then Ashok Kumar’s resume-that stretching over six decades and 305 films,ranging from a grandfather to a suave criminal to a dirty old man-would be hard to beat.After all he’s the most recognised star from India’s silent film and immediate post-indepedence era.

MAMMOOTTY:

Three-time National Award winner Mammootty is a matinee idol in Kerala, star of hit films like Athirathram and Oru CBI Diary Kurippu. A frequent collaborator of director Adoor Gopalakrishnan, Mammootty has also appeared in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Hindi films.With Mohanlal, Mammootty makes up the top echelon of Malayalam movies. He is also beloved in Kerala for his involvement in philanthropic projects.

SANJEEV KUMAR:

It's impossible to narrow down this terrific actor's most memorable performance, and for sheer awesomeness we can just look at two ends of the Sanjeev Kumar spectrum: Sholay, where he played a dramatically helpless hero, making up for lack of limbs with spectacular grit; and Angoor, where he delivered one of the most effortlessly perfect comedic performances of all time.

CHIRANGJEEVI:

In keeping with the tradition of Rajinikanth and Mohanlal, Chiranjeevi started out as an anti-hero. His stylized performances gradually earned him not just the lead roles but also superstardom. By the mid-Eighties he churned out blockbuster after blockbuster & was hailed as the man who put act into action also appearing in Bollywood films.

DEV ANAND:

"When you are at an impressionable age you make idols. But when you grow out of the phase, you develop your own persona. I don't want to be known as India's Gregory Peck, I am Dev Anand",said Dev of his comparison to Gregory Peck. Indeed when you’re Dev Anand,the coiffed hair,the deer-stalker hat,the uber-cool collars and never-say-die attitude is enough to have fans swooning left,right and centre.With a career spanning over 65 years and 114 films,the forever young Devsaab continued to rule the hearts of the audience from films like Jewel Thief,Guide,C.I.D.,Kala Pani in the 60s to his death two years back.

SOUMITRA CHATTERJEE:

Recently awarded the Dadasaheb Phalke Award,Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee is a living legend in his own terms known among other things for his frequent collaborations with the great Bengali film director Satyajit Ray and his constant comparison with the Bengali screen idol Uttam Kumar.

DHARMENDRA:

Bollywood actors were never quite known to be lookers,leaving that part to the pretty ladies to fulfil.When the lean and mean Dharmendra burst into screen with his chiselled face and alpha male personality,it had all the women in the audience quivering with delight at the arrival of Indian Cinema’s definitive He-Man.Also considered to be one of Bollywood’s most commercially successful stars,Garam Dharam’s illustrious career has spanned over decades including Sholay.

AAMIR KHAN:

The fresh-faced teen idol of Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak proved he was not going to be an average superstar with his second film.Known for his willingness to experiment and his dedication to detail, Aamir has played against type his whole life, graduating from chocolate boy roles in Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikander to dramatic successes in Sarfarosh, Lagaan, Dil Chahta Hai and Rang De Basanti while making an acclaimed debut as director with Taare Zameen Par & starring in Bollywood's top-grossing film 3 Idiots.Just named one of Time magazine's 100 Most Influential People, Aamir has proved over and over again that following convention is not what this Khan does.

SHAH RUKH KHAN:

According to a global survey 2.7 billion people know Tom Cruise while 3.2 billion know Shah Rukh Khan,making SRK the biggest movie star in the world today. From the proverbial outsider to a reigning superstar, Shah Rukh Khans enjoyed uninterrupted success for the greatest chunk of his career.And while the critical jury may be polarized regarding his acting skills, clearly King Khan makes enough of an impression on the audience-from playing the loverboy in DDLJ to an anti-hero in Darr and a hockey coach in Chak De!-to still remain etched in the public consciousness for more than two decades.

So who do you think is the greatest Indian actor of all times?


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Anonymous's picture

Dilip Kumar is On No.1 He had 8Best Actor IFA award And On 2nd SHAH Rukh Khan He Had 8Best actor IFA award And He is 2nd Richest Actor In The World And He had UNESCO Award To His Charity On 2015 SO Man Think Who Is On NO.1 Ya No.2

  • 5 days ago
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    Chiranjeevi is num 1 bigger than rajini and greater in acting frist hero toto make 10 crore business in Indian cinema first actor to take more than 1 crore in indian cinema

  • 2 weeks ago
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    Yes you are correct

  • 4 days ago
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    Yes you are right..This was the remake of Kannada superhit

  • 1 week ago
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    Chiru, is greatest and popular for Indian, cinema

  • 2 weeks ago
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    absolutely no doubt to say that it is mohanlal

  • 3 months ago
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    amitabh bachchan dilip kumar rajesh khanna shahruk khan is best sadi ke supar stars

  • 3 months ago
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    Nata Saarvabhoma "Dr Rajkumar" and Sahasa Simha "Dr. Vishnuvardhan"!!!!
    No one above even close these two!!

  • 3 months ago
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    Chiranjeevi is by far the best

  • 3 months ago
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    absolutely no doubt to say only the actor for ever indian cinema N.T.R the best

  • 5 months ago
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    I dont Understand why isn't Leading national award winner and a Glorious actor like Mammootty didnt made to top in d list !

  • 5 months ago
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    All time super stars
    .Dr.Raj Kumar 2.NTR 3.Shivaji ganeshan 4.MGR 5,Amithab bacchan 6.ANR 7.Kamal hasan 8.Rajijikanth 9.Mohanlal 10.chiranjivi 11.Dr.Vishnuvardhan 12.mammootty 13.nagarjuna 14.Dr .Ambarish

  • 6 months ago
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    balakrishna venkatesh

  • 2 months ago
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    Bade bade hai tamaam hero rishten me yeh sab k baap hain......big b...

  • 6 months ago
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    Are you people mad where is Mr SALAMN KHAN Mr sALMAN KHAN is beggist star in bollywood History 3khans create bollywod History. after then MR BACHAN AND MR DILIP KUMAR . Always remember 3 khnas NO 1 IN Every list

  • 6 months ago
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    U missing vishnu sir shame on u r part indian cinema

  • 6 months ago
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    Dont give fake info rajkumar done only 206 movies.

  • 6 months ago
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    RaJ Kumar is the best...No One can beat his performances. He was influencing the audience and people were changing their life style and becoming a responsible person in the family and a citizen for country.

  • 6 months ago
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    Dr rajkumar 1

  • 6 months ago
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    RAJESH KHANNA THE GREATEST EVER !!
    No one can ever beat KAKA !!!
    15 consecutive hits in a row in 3 yrs !!!
    No one has guts to break that record 40yrs on still unbroken !!
    Not even Amitabh or SRK etc !!
    The biggest fan following ever !!
    Combine ABs SRKs Salmans etc fan following but still will never equal kakajis!!
    His fan mania was equal to Beatles Michael jacksons etc.
    AB and others have witnessed his craze and state that they have never seen craze like kakajis !
    ANAND MARA NAHI ...
    PEOPLE LIKE ANAND LIVE ON LIKE KAKA DOES ...
    HIS MOVIES SONGS ARE IMMORTAL ...

  • 6 months ago
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    NTR is the it means a lot, he is THE LEGEND.

  • 7 months ago
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    No word of cource SRK SRK SRK he is the best in the world not only in bolly wood

  • 7 months ago
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    DR Rajkumar in the greatest actor ,especially in the historical movies.

  • 7 months ago
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    srk the great

  • 7 months ago
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    AMITABH BACHCHAN.....FULL STOP

  • 7 months ago
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    Rajini the king......no one can beat him

  • 7 months ago
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    Rajnikanth is Num 1...... He is world known and has a great fans across the world like singapore, Japan but no other actors have that huge amount of fans... He is humble and very good hearted.....he is very stylish actor than all so he is the number 1 actor in india........

  • 7 months ago
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    He can,t acting sentiment. and romantic role. only he can overacting.

  • 5 months ago
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    No one can ever match our anna Dr.Rajkumar.He is the god of acting.

  • 8 months ago
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    MGR is the only actor with a Bharat Ratna and is the hero\idol of NTR , Mohanlal and Kamalahasan - Prem Nazir has the most world record entries and more or less had no flopped movies unlike Mamutty or Mohanlal in Malayalam whose majority are flopped films and survive on 'fan clubs marketing' , Shankar is the only other super star with almost no flops in malayalam - Talent wise with out ' fan clubs help' etc Nazeerudin Shah must be the Best ever actor. Others will fight with each other for who is better .

  • 8 months ago
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    Mammootty is the best actor ever in Indian Cinema

  • 8 months ago
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    Shahrukh khan.kkkkkkkking of all.

  • 8 months ago
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    Only Shah Rukh Khan

  • 9 months ago
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    Namma Raj Kumar annovre world best actor, World Super Star

  • 10 months ago
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    mgr,sivaji ganeshan,dileep kumar,amitabh bachan are not stand infront of ntr. i e ntr

  • 11 months ago
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    Mammootty, kamal Hasan, Mohan lal, aamir Khan, nasarudeen shah, Amitabh bachan, sharukh Khan......

  • 11 months ago
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    Please search in google... U can see the name 'prem nazeer'. He made lots of records in world cinema. He is also an indian actor. He ruled south indian films for so many years....

  • 11 months ago
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    KING IS KING NO ONE CAN BEAT HIM SRK LOVE YOU

  • 11 months ago
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    one and only ShahRukh Khan <3

  • 11 months ago
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    SRK SRK SRK

  • 11 months ago
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    SHAHRUKH KHAN

  • 11 months ago
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    Aamir Khan ..

  • 11 months ago
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    1.Sivaji Ganeshan 2.Kamalhassan othersfollow them

  • 1 year ago
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    Really, Everyone should follow nadigar thilagam only

  • 12 months ago
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    were is sahasa simha
    Dr Vishnuvardan

  • 1 year ago
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    VIJAY IS A BEST ACTOR IN KOLY WOOD BOX

  • 1 year ago
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    Vishnu Sir who have acted in 5 indian languages is missing

  • 1 year ago
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    Dr.Vishnuvardhan Should have been included in this list....

  • 1 year ago
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    King Khan.....

  • 1 year ago
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    as always...aamir khan is best was best and will always be! he is Bollywood's one of the best actors

  • 1 year ago
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    what about great ANR

  • 1 year ago
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    Dr rajkumar (annavru) ,vishnu dada, shankarnag, legendary Indian actress.

  • 1 year ago
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    i am also kannadiga i watched all the movies of vishnu vardhan and raj kumar....they are good but they are not natural as mohanlal or mammootty....both lal and mammotty are greatest actors....

  • 1 year ago
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    You certainly haven't watched them...Some of Raj Kumar's acting were out of this world! Versatility.

  • 10 months ago
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    Amitabh Bachchan is the greatest. He ruled box office, he had hits and critically acclaimed films in every genre, he ruled on TV, he made Indian films popular abroad by starting trend of doing concerts and stage shows, his films were popular in UK, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka, Africa, Soviet Union, Latin America, middle east countries. He has won 4 National Awards for best actor. And won all polls and awards for Greatest actor of the millennium, including BBC. He gave hits and great performance even after 60.
    Ashok Kumar is India's first superstar and gave classics and hits. He gave first all time block buster in history of Indian cinema. He was highest paid actor and called Golden Boy. He was success in character roles and TV also.

  • 1 year ago
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    How can u forget vishnuvardhan dada of kannada cinema and dr.rajkumar is tremondous nd no1actor in indian cinema.

  • 1 year ago
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    jiska naam Nahi hai...
    Sallu....
    Mr Salman Khan

  • 1 year ago
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    nt ramarao and kamal hasan are universal actors.
    mg ramachandran and akkineni nageswara rao are gracious actors.
    sivaji ganeshan is a short goy with full of over action.

  • 1 year ago
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    amitabh bachan is nmbr 1 the rest all after him coz see the link according to BBC poll amitabh bachan is greatest actor of the millinium. amitabh is holding 39 nominations for filmfare award non of any other indian actor near to this figure. his unique style persona voice hight brilliant than any other actor. he is oldest filmfare best lead roll winner at the age of 67. he is now 71 but still doing lead roll and people apreciate his all work til now he is doing. the records and positions what big B is holding there is no any other indian actor can have. and at the end he never says that he is nmbr one like other stars says for them selves SRK. but people says that amitabh bachan is nmbr one bcoz he deserves nmbr 1 position..

  • 1 year ago
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    I dont say vishnu is the greatest but atleast he deserves a place in the list. Rectify this error please. When you can include mamooty and mohanlal you can give place for one more actor from kannada industry. It's not only Dr.Rajkumar represents kannadigas. Girish

  • 1 year ago
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    Kannada Actor vishnuvardhan is the greatest star and actor There is noone like him insterms of popularity. Even Dr.Rajkumar is only a shadow of him.

  • 1 year ago
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    If u forget Vishnu it's totaly unfair & insult to Indian film industries

  • 1 year ago
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    My all time favorite

    Amithab
    Vishnul
    Dilip
    Shivaji
    Kamal
    Mohanlal
    Prakash raj
    Amir khan
    Irfan khan
    Mammoty
    Mohanlal

  • 1 year ago
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    I wonder how there b....s forget Kannada superstar Vishnuvardhan

  • 1 year ago
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    How can these fellas forget Vishnuvardhan Kannada Superstar. They should atleast post a photograph of him. Otherwise they are injustice to the art itself

  • 1 year ago
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    whole indian actors taken into consideration not only your kannada industry..

  • 6 months ago
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    AMITABH SIR, HE IS GOD OF INDIAN CINEMA, AMITABH BACHCHAN SIR JI GREATEST INDIAN ACTOR EVER

  • 1 year ago
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    NTR is god of All Film industries...

  • 1 year ago
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    Srk no.1 always

  • 1 year ago
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    soumitra is best...

  • 2 months ago
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    Dr Rajkumar is best his popularity was so high only actor in india whose first film itself won national award.........only actor in india to get national award for singing and acting....the first actor in the indian film industry to get Doctorate for acting so he called Dr Rajkumar......the sucess rate of his movies is 95% highest ever than any other actor in the indian film industry....he acted only in his own language kannada movies over a period of 50 years other than that he didnt went to act in other languages many big directors and producers from other lang wanted him to act in other lang for their movies but the love towards his mother tongue kannada he never excepted even many biggies approached him including bollywood and south industries actors also .....he not did even a single remake movie in his whole career he acted in 215 + films in main lead as hero.....only actor to have around 5000 fans association across the world... first actor to be honored with dada saheb palke award from the above list actors and Only indian and first overseas citizen (apart from prime minister's of UK and Russia) to be honoured with prestigeous award 'kentucky colonel' title by the USA ........only actor in the indian film industry, in whose name the state goverenment is giving an award when he was still alive, every year to a person who has given outstanding contribution to the film industry he is great only thing is he acted only in kannada not in other languages if he has acted in other lang also then there will be good recognisation of him........

  • 1 year ago
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    Mammootty the best indian cenima mega star only mammootty and rajini kamal etc.....

  • 1 year ago
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    Dev anand is the acting star of bollywood.Stylish actor of not indian ,but also world cinema was only Dev anand.Evergreen star..........with real impressions.Then Dilip,Raj,Rajesh and Amitabh.These 5 stars are real acting men of industry.

  • 1 year ago
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    Vishnuvardhan is missing in dis list.

  • 1 year ago
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    shahrookh khan is very best

  • 1 year ago
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    NTR is the best if you seen all his movies. No one can cross his line. That is a historical fact. Every one below was awarded NTR national Award.

  • 1 year ago
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    1.kamal hassan
    2.mohanlal
    3.DILIP KUMAR
    4.NASEERUDDIN SHAH
    5.Amitabh bachan
    6.NTR
    7.Mammoty
    8.Aamir khan
    9.nanapadekkar
    10.sharukhkhan

  • 1 year ago
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    I think Shahrukh Khan should stand in the front as he got the best actor male in the year 2013.And he also has 600 millions.I think he should be in the front .He is the best actor in the world which I think.I love you Shahrukh Khan I love you very very very much

  • 1 year ago
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    Yes U right He Is 2nd Richest Actor In The WORLD ....and He had 8FlimFare Award for Best Actor....And UNESCO Give him Award To His Best Charity In INDIA So What U think .......I Think Ho On Google And Write The King Of Bollywood U Can See Srk

  • 5 days ago
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    NTR is the best for ever,,,,,,,

  • 2 years ago
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    kamal haasan should stand first.....its mentione one man film industry and also he is the one who won most awards in indian cinema...ever...

  • 2 years ago
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    Mohan lal is original no.1 acter in the world .if you any dowout please watch his movies.kamaladhalam. Vanaprastham. Eruvar.thalavattam. Yoda.thanmathraa.etc

  • 2 years ago
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    List is great.
    Still I think that Uttam Kumar should be there in TOP 3.
    and it can be increased from 22 to 25 to acomodate kadar khan,SV Rangarao and amjad khan(Man,these 3 are superb).

  • 2 years ago
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    SV RANGARAO IS BEST

  • 2 years ago
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    Why there is no mention of Hritik Roshan ...? All others are ok but Hritik should have been mentioned.

  • 2 years ago
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    dharmendra is the best ...

  • 2 years ago
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    srk is the best ever

  • 2 years ago
  • Anonymous's picture

    Looks like the survey was taken mostly with Telugu people. The most charismatic personality of all Indian actors ever is undoubtedly the one and only MGR. The undisputed emperor of Cine field. The first actor in the world to capture power and rule a state. Never lost the elections in his life. Till death he was the CM of Tamil Nadu consecutively for 3 terms which itself was a record then. The first person to won an election without going for campaigning. The person who won the elections from the hospital bed of Brooklyn, New York. No one ever has had the star power and fan following like MGR and will never have as well.

  • 2 years ago
  • Anonymous's picture

    NTR is no.1................If we stop watching tamil and hindi films,they will never get their revenues...Mostly tamil industry is dependent on TELUGU people and TELUGU Industry......but you tamil people dont watch our telugu films because if you guys start watching TELUGU films tamil industry and actors definitely fall down...........We have so many super stars but they are very popular in Kerala,karnataka and northern states but no in Tamil nadu .........bcoz they are language racists ... Shankar copied all telugu films only.......We have superstar chiranjeevi......No one can do face dance like him in INDIA from 1978 to till 2014.........Prabhu deva is his foot.........
    NTR reflected socialist and populist views in several of his policies and provided basic necessities such as home, clothes and food and subsidies on them for people below the poverty line. He was also an advocate of women's rights and worked on a bill to amend inheritance law to provide equal rights for women to inherit ancestral property, enacted in 1986. He introduced many populist schemes such as the Midday Meal Scheme for poor children, rice at INR 2/kg, subsidised electricity and prohibiting the sale of alcohol in the state among others. He started the EAMCET (Engineering, Agricultural and Medical Common Entrance Test) which allowed students to join a professional college on merit. He was also a champion of social justice and introduced various measures that broke the upper-caste hegemony in various areas. He passed legislations allowing private transport operators to compete with the government-owned APSRTC. He also pioneered the Telugu Ganga project with support from the Government of Tamil Nadu, which provides water from the Krishna river for drinking and irrigation purposes to Rayalaseema and Chennai. He was a fierce advocate of Telugu pride and was instrumental in shifting the Telugu Film Industry from Madras to Hyderabad. The Telugu newspaper Eenadu wholeheartedly supported NTR and the TDP and covered most of NTR's achievements.
    NTR earned a seat for the poor in Andhra Pradesh at the centre via well-thought out political decisions. NTR extended un-qualified support (cleared an MP seat and did not field a TDP candidate) to Congress leader and former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh P. V. Narasimha Rao resulting in the latter winning from the state and entering Parliament for the first time in his long career with a record majority. While the Congress wanted Narasimha Rao to be a powerless un-elected (Rajya Sabha member) yes-man of the Nehru-Gandhi family, NTR actively made sure Narasimha Rao had independent power. This earned Telugu people some influence even when the Congress was in power at the centre. His National Front government at the centre led by V. P. Singh was at the forefront of social justice by implementing the provisions in the Mandal Commission for providing 27% reservation for Other Backward Classes (OBC's).

    NTR also campaigned in other states, besides Andhra Pradesh. In 1984, when the then Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu and fellow actor M. G. Ramachandran (MGR) was unable to campaign in the state elections due to his being hospitalised in the USA. NTR, who was a close friend of MGR, campaigned for his party, the 'All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK),[citation needed] despite the fact that that party was an ally of the Congress at the time. As leader of the National Front, he campaigned extensively for the constituent parties when they faced elections, again using his Chaitanya Ratham campaigning concept.[4

  • 9 months ago
  • Anonymous's picture

    NTR is no.1................If we stop watching tamil and hindi films,they will never get their revenues...Mostly tamil industry is dependent on TELUGU people and TELUGU Industry......but you tamil people dont watch our telugu films because if you guys start watching TELUGU films tamil industry and actors definitely fall down...........We have so many super stars but they are very popular in Kerala,karnataka and northern states but no in Tamil nadu .........bcoz they are language racists ... Shankar copied all telugu films only.......We have superstar chiranjeevi......No one can do face dance like him in INDIA from 1978 to till 2014.........Prabhu deva is his foot.........
    NTR reflected socialist and populist views in several of his policies and provided basic necessities such as home, clothes and food and subsidies on them for people below the poverty line. He was also an advocate of women's rights and worked on a bill to amend inheritance law to provide equal rights for women to inherit ancestral property, enacted in 1986. He introduced many populist schemes such as the Midday Meal Scheme for poor children, rice at INR 2/kg, subsidised electricity and prohibiting the sale of alcohol in the state among others. He started the EAMCET (Engineering, Agricultural and Medical Common Entrance Test) which allowed students to join a professional college on merit. He was also a champion of social justice and introduced various measures that broke the upper-caste hegemony in various areas. He passed legislations allowing private transport operators to compete with the government-owned APSRTC. He also pioneered the Telugu Ganga project with support from the Government of Tamil Nadu, which provides water from the Krishna river for drinking and irrigation purposes to Rayalaseema and Chennai. He was a fierce advocate of Telugu pride and was instrumental in shifting the Telugu Film Industry from Madras to Hyderabad. The Telugu newspaper Eenadu wholeheartedly supported NTR and the TDP and covered most of NTR's achievements.
    NTR earned a seat for the poor in Andhra Pradesh at the centre via well-thought out political decisions. NTR extended un-qualified support (cleared an MP seat and did not field a TDP candidate) to Congress leader and former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh P. V. Narasimha Rao resulting in the latter winning from the state and entering Parliament for the first time in his long career with a record majority. While the Congress wanted Narasimha Rao to be a powerless un-elected (Rajya Sabha member) yes-man of the Nehru-Gandhi family, NTR actively made sure Narasimha Rao had independent power. This earned Telugu people some influence even when the Congress was in power at the centre. His National Front government at the centre led by V. P. Singh was at the forefront of social justice by implementing the provisions in the Mandal Commission for providing 27% reservation for Other Backward Classes (OBC's).

    NTR also campaigned in other states, besides Andhra Pradesh. In 1984, when the then Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu and fellow actor M. G. Ramachandran (MGR) was unable to campaign in the state elections due to his being hospitalised in the USA. NTR, who was a close friend of MGR, campaigned for his party, the 'All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK),[citation needed] despite the fact that that party was an ally of the Congress at the time. As leader of the National Front, he campaigned extensively for the constituent parties when they faced elections, again using his Chaitanya Ratham campaigning concept.[4

  • 9 months ago
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