100 Bollywood Actors who bring Emotion and Expression in Performance

100 Bollywood Actors and Actresses who bring Emotion and Expression in Performance

100 Bollywood Actors who bring Emotion and Expression in Performance
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One cannot deny the exceptional talent certain film stars in the Hindi film industry possess. While some actors and actresses have gained a great deal of fame commercially, many others have gone unnoticed by the masses. This space is an ode to Bollywood actors and actresses who bring emotion and expression in performance.

Since early days, The Hindi film industry has witnessed some fine performances in a wide genre of films. While many actors and actresses have become popular in commercial cinema, only few have managed to stamp their authority with riveting performances in offbeat cinema, art cinema, parallel cinema and mainstream. It takes oodles of talent, to play diverse roles in a wide genre of films. Not every actor can play a role convincingly in movies. A number of actors who have emerged with a background in theatre and drama have showcased exceptional acting skills bringing emotion and expression in performance. Getting into the character being portrayed in a movie requires instinctive fondness on part of the actor to adapt and flourish.

Certain performances by actors and actresses in Bollywood have left movie fans amazed.

When we look back at the days gone by we realize it’s only few actors and actresses that have managed to hold audiences spellbound with their acting talents. While many method actors have been able to establish themselves in niche genres, only few have been able to make inroads in both offbeat and mainstream movies. Few exceptionally talented actors have managed a diverse body of work in different types of films. Bringing to life moments with emotionally expressive performances is a skill method actors possess. The range of training techniques and rehearsal techniques is formulated by years of perfecting acting methods in different forms of theatre.  

When you come across method actors and actresses delivering their lines in a movie or igniting a scene with their facial expressions, you realize how good they are at their craft. For actors switching back and forth from offbeat films to mainstream is never easy, however few actors manage a smooth transition in diverse genres with relative ease. Impactful performances leave a lasting memory in the minds and hearts of movie aficionados. While many theatre actors and actresses have not made a huge impact in commercial movies or mainstream, they have a cult following among movie fans in India. It’s the fact that certain actors remain grounded to what they do best that evokes the best every time they perform a scene.  

Actors and actresses who have done a diverse body of work are known to take emotion and expression to new levels. It’s an actor’s skill that creatively makes an ordinary moment extraordinary in movies. What method actors understand well is what the scene demands in a movie. The tonalities and subtleties that make a scene stand out depend entirely on the skill of an actor. The characteristic dialogue delivery encompassed with the distinctive mannerisms and facial expressions of actors make scenes in movies momentous.

The lines below showcase a diverse list of actors who bring new meaning to performance

100 Bollywood Actors and Actresses who bring Emotion and Expression in Performance

  1. Naseeruddin Shah
  2. Amol Palekar
  3. Dilip Kumar
  4. Om Puri
  5. Amitabh Bachchan
  6. Irrfan Khan
  7. Shah Rukh Khan
  8. Farooq Sheikh
  9. Prithviraj Kapoor
  10. Konkona Sen Sharma
  11. Paresh Rawal
  12. Aamir Khan
  13. Smita Patil
  14. Auupam Kher
  15. Rajkummar Rao
  16. Nana Patekar
  17. Kamal Haasan
  18. Manoj Bajpayee
  19. Pavan Malhotra
  20. Shabana Azmi
  21. Nawazuddin Siddiqui
  22. Seema Biswas
  23. Boman Irani
  24. Pankaj Kapoor
  25. Tabu
  26. Kay Kay Menon
  27. Sanjeev Kumar
  28. Madhuri Dixit
  29. Kajol
  30. Guru Dutt
  31. Rajesh Khanna
  32. Alia Bhatt
  33. Lilette Dubey
  34. Dr. Shriram Lagoo
  35. Deepika Padukone
  36. Vinay Pathak
  37. Ashish Vidyarthi
  38. Sridevi
  39. Pran
  40. Abhay Doel
  41. Girish Karnad
  42. Anil Kapoor
  43. Supriya Phatak
  44. Rajat Kapoor
  45. Kalki Koechlin
  46. Utpal Dutt
  47. Ranbir Kapoor
  48. Saurabh Shukla
  49. Nargis
  50. Radhika Apte
  51. Yashpal Sharma
  52. Vidaya Balan
  53. Ranveer Singh
  54. Priyanka Chopra
  55. Bhoomi Pednekar
  56. Rohini Hattangadi
  57. Shammi Kapoor
  58. Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub
  59. Dharmendra
  60. Mohan Agashe
  61. Akshay Kumar
  62. Hrithik Roshan
  63. Deepak Dobriyal
  64. Nandita Das
  65. A.K. Hangal
  66. Rahul Bose
  67. Raj Kapoor
  68. Alok Nath
  69. Swara Bhaskar
  70. Nimrat Kaur
  71. Rani Mukerji
  72. Rakesh Bedi
  73. Manoj Kumar
  74. Varun Dhawan
  75. Dina Phatak
  76. Randeep Hooda
  77. Huma Qureshi
  78. Sanjay Dutt
  79. Rajpal Yadhav
  80. Kulbhushan Kharbanda
  81. Tapsee Pannu
  82. Balraj Sahni
  83. Sushant Singh Rajput
  84. Raakhee Gulzar
  85. Parineeti Chopra
  86. Makarand Deshpande
  87. Annu Kapoor
  88. Ratna Phatak
  89. Kangana Ranaut
  90. Shahid Kapoor
  91. Jimmy Shergill
  92. Piyush Mishra
  93. Ranvir Shorey
  94. Kirron Kher
  95. Richa Chadda
  96. Navin Nischol
  97. Sanjay Mishra
  98. Rajesh Sharma
  99. Raghubir Yadhav
  100. Manoj Pahwa

Other Notable Mentions

  • Vijay Raaz
  • Brijendra Kala
  • Adil Hussain
  • Ronit Roy
  • Manoj Joshi
  • Vikrant Massey
  • Atul Kulkarni
  • Anand Tiwari
  • Amrita Puri
  • Shreyas Talpade
  • Rajit Kapur
  • Tahir Raj Bhasin
  • Ashutosh Rana
  • Neeraj Kabi
  • Saquib Saleem
  • Abhimanyu Singh
  • Ali Fazal
  • Gulshan Devaiah
  • Arshad Warsi
  • Vipin Sharma
  • Manish Chaudhary
  • Manu Rashi

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