5 Actors Who Have Mastered The Art Of Commerce In Bollywood
Bollywood has produced some of the biggest stars our country has seen. Ever since the first film with sound, Alam Ara released way back in 1931, each decade has seen a few actors ruling the box office with these actors delivering some of the biggest hits of those times.
The 40s and 50s belonged to legends like Dilip Kumar, Dev Anand, Raj Kapoor etc while the 60s and 70s were ruled by stars like Dharmendra, Amitabh Bachchan, Rajesh Khanna and Vinod Khanna etc. These actors gave powerful performances in a number of films that catapulted them to huge stardom and these actors cemented on it by giving more record-breaking films.
An actor's biggest fear is getting typecast in a certain role for the length of his career and we have seen many talented actors who could have a bright future ahead of them, falling into typecasting for the rest of their career. Yet, there are a few actors who know that they have a comfort zone in a certain genre and even the audiences love to see them in a particular kind of film and avatar. These actors have proved resistant to factors like competition, age, typecasting and time and have defied the expectations almost everytime.
They also know how to make money by doing the same kind of content and proving to the audiences and their critics that they are best at what they do. If their fans love to see them is a certain category, they simply add or subtract a few ingredients in the film as per the script and serve the same old wine in different new bottles. Here are 5 Bollywood actors who have mastered the art of commerce in Bollywood:
Shah Rukh Khan- The Baadshah of Bollywood has earned the title of King Khan and has proved times and again why he's called the king. He knows that people are happy to see him in romantic avatars so there is always a romantic track in his films and he's confessed that as the audiences are happy to see him in masala romantic comedies, he won't shy away from doing those.
Salman Khan- The actor rose like a phoenix with Wanted and has hardly set a wrong foot with his film choices since then. Except for a few blips, his films have gone on to break and establish numerous records in India and worldwide. He has stuck to his comfort zone of action and comedy and knows that audiences like to see him in these kinds of roles and has vowed to stay true to his fans wishes.
Ajay Devgn- He's one of the few actors who has stood the test of times against Khans and has maintained a distinct image for himself through his films. He has starred in critically acclaimed as well as commercial blockbusters. Recently he has stuck with genres of action and comedy and has given 2 franchises in Singham and Golmaal that has the audiences asking for more. Even films like Shivaay and Son Of Sardar that clashed with big films managed to find their audiences and earned a lot for him. He has his plate full of action and comedy films.
Akshay Kumar- Another actor who has maintained a distinct image and has gained a huge fanbase in recent years because of his choice of films is the Khiladi Of Bollywood. He has carefully found the nerve of Indian audiences who are digging the content in his commercial films. He has perfectly blended the content & commercial genres by picking u topics that are currently talked about in India and has given hits after hits.
Varun Dhawan- The only young actor to feature in this list, he has never given a flop in his career and if one sees his choice of films, he has maintained a comfortable presence in romantic comedies and action comedies that have pleased his audiences. he continues to work in these genres and the audiences also love to see him in these roles.