India is the land of Bollywood and the actors are evaluated on their performances from time to time. This year, cinema has upped its game and the competition has become tougher than ever. With new content and interesting people being cast every year, here are the top 10 new age celebrities to look out for!
1) Radhika Apte
The ‘omnipresent’ star has reached high levels on excellence after her riveting performance in the popular Netflix series ‘Sacred Games’ and her eye-catching role in ‘Andhadhun.’ The economics graduate has a wide fan base because of her relatable nature. Her ability to own the stage and have a sense of oneness with the medium has been a priceless asset throughout the actor’s journey.
2) Vicky Kaushal
How’s the josh? Very high for this one, apparently. After the success of the major blockbuster ‘Uri’, Vicky Kaushal is soaring high in the eyes of the audience with his talented acting and good looks. Everyone wanted a best friend like him after seeing his role as Kamlesh in the enthralling biopic ‘Sanju.’
3) Sara Ali Khan
Sara Ali Khan made her Bollywood debut with Abhishek Kapoor’s Kedarnath, many eyes were on this new star kid on the block. Charming and cute, Sara is the child of two Bollywood legends, Saif Ali Khan and Amrita Singh. This gifted artist is now going to star in a movie opposite her celebrity crush Kartik Aaryan in Imtiaz Ali’s next work, Love Aaj Kal 2.
4) Rajkumar Rao
In India, cinema is one of the major sources of entertainment. That being said, it is impossible to not see someone as talented as Rajkummar Rao. He has done several movies for Bollywood and has been a very well deserved recipient of many praises for his amazing performances in movies like Love, Sex and Dhokha, Kai Po Che, Shahid, and Stree.
5) Sanya Malhotra
This beauty recently starred opposite Nawzazuddin Siddiqui in Photograph and gave stellar performances in Badhai Ho, Pataakha and Dangal. The actress is considered an underdog in the industry who might cross international borders as her film premieres at the Sundance Festival.
6) Kartik Aaryan
The newest heartthrob on the block caught the limelight after his performance in the movie, Sonu ki Titu ki Sweety. Even though his earlier movies like Pyaar Ka Punchnama 1 and 2 were also fun and relatable, he was the talk of the town after Sara Ali Khan vocally named him as her celebrity crush.
7) Jhanvi Kapoor
The ‘Dhadak’ actress had a tumultuous year when her iconic mother and actress, Sri Devi, passed away before the release of her film. But the brave actress took it in stride and worked towards her career as she gets ready to she readies to take the industry by storm with her charm and talent.
8) Nawazzudin Siddiqui
There has been no turning back for Nawazuddin Siddiqui after leaving a mark with his performance in Anurag Kashyap’s Gangs of Wasseypur. The actor further went on to do films like Manto, Thackeray, The Lunch Box, Haraamkhor and several critically acclaimed films. With time, the actor’s fan following also has grown in leaps, especially after portraying the character of Bhagwan in Netflix’s Sacred Games.
9) Taapsee Pannu
Taapsee Pannu is one of the most exciting young talents in Bollywood today. As she went toe-to-toe with the legendary Amitabh Bachchan in ‘Pink,’ she has been known for her power-packed performances in films like Manmarziyaan, Mulk, Naam Shabana and her newest film, Badla.
10) Ayushmann Khurrana
2018 was the year Ayushmann tasted success as he featured in two very different but equally successful films, Andhadhun, and Badhaai Ho. Like that wasn’t enough, he truly is multi-talented. Be it serenading melodies, or strumming the strings of our hearts with his Guitar, Ayushmann is as sneaky as they get. He can even write verses as he means it and that’s just the cherry on top. An actor, poet, and singer is there anything he can’t do?
Who do you think is the best out of the above?