Here’s a look at how some of Bollywood’s actor looked like in their debut films vs now.
- Mugdha Kapoor
- Jan 20, 2021, 04:53 PM IST
The film industry has many shining stars and the male actors who have been enjoying the fruit of their hard work since last several decades have a massive fan following across the globe.
From Sanjay Dutt, Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, to Ranveer Singh, Ranbir Kapoor and Shahid Kapoor among others, Bollywood’s leading men have not just experimented with the genre of their films over the years but also with their looks. And while working on oneself is part of staying in the business of showbiz, some actors have really outdone themselves as far as health and fitness is concerned.
And so, we thought it will be interesting to see how these actors looked in their debut film vs now.
Take a look:
1. Sanjay Dutt
Actor Sanjay Dutt, who has had his share of ups and downs in the Hindi film industry, debut with box-office superhit flick Rocky in 1981. The 61-year old star, who is blessed with twins Shahraan and Iqra from his second wife Maanayata Dutt and has a daughter Trishala Dutt from his first Richa Sharma Dutt, will be next seen in ‘KGF: Chapter 2’ alongside actor Yash.
2. Shah Rukh Khan
From television to being the Badshah of Bollywood, SRK’s journey to success has been nothing but inspirational. Unlike other heroes, the superstar stepped into the industry with hit film ‘Deewana’ as the antognist and has been ruling the hearts of audiences since. Currently, SRK is filming his comeback film ‘Pathan’ opposite Deepika Padukone.
3. Salman Khan
Bhaijaan as he is fondly called, Salman Khan debut in Bollywood with ‘Biwi Ho Toh Aisi’. A superstar, humanitarian and philantrophist, Salman rules the hearts of millions of fans across the globe. Currently, he is hosting controversial reality show ‘Bigg Boss 14’. His film ‘Radhe: Your Most Wanted Bhai’ is all set for an Eid release this year.
4. Aamir Khan
‘Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak’, directed by Mansoor Khan, introduced Aamir Khan to the Hindi film industry and the audiences. Subsequently, there was no looking back for him. With hit films such as ‘Ishq’, ‘Dil’, ‘3 Idiots’, ‘Dangal’ among several others, Aamir safely secured his placed in the industry as one of the most successful Khans. Currently, the audience is looking forward to his next ‘Laal Singh Chaddha’.
5. Saif Ali Khan
Saif Ali Khan, whose mother Sharmila Tagore was a renowned actress of her time, debut in the industry with 1993 Yash Raj film ‘Parampara’. His recently released web series ‘Tandav’ is currently mired in controversy and an FIR has been filed agaisnt it for hurting religious sentiments. His next film ‘Bhoot Police’ is scheduled for release later this year.
6. Akshay Kumar
Akshay Kumar made his debut in the HIndi film industry with ‘Saugandh’. One of the most successful actors of the recent times, Akshay has a few releases scheduled this year including ‘Bell Bottom’ and ‘Atrangi Re’.
7. Hrithik Roshan
He was termed as the star of the millenium even before the release of his film debut film ‘Kaho Na Pyaar Hai..’ After the release of the movie, Hrithik shot to instant stardom, with girls swooning over his looks even today. On the work front, two of his film ‘Krissh 4’ and ‘Fighter’ are expected to release in the next two years.
8. John Abraham
From debut film ‘Jism’ to ‘Satyamev Jayate 2’, John Abraham sure has come a long way. A powerhouse of talent, John even ventured into production and has backed some extraordinary films like ‘Vicky Donor’, ‘Parmanu: The Story of Pokhran’ among others. And he certainly has come a long way from looking lean in his debut film to the bulked up handsome hunk he is now!
9. Ranbir Kapoor
Although Ranbir Kapoor did not succeed to win the hearts of audiences with his debut film ‘Saawariya’ directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, he surely was spoken a lot during that time for his killer looks as much as he is written about it today. Currently, his film ‘Brahmastra’ opposite girlfriend Alia Bhatt is in the making.
10. Shahid Kapoor
From owning the chocolate boy look in his debut film ‘Ishq Vishk’ to playing the obessed hero in ‘Kabir Singh’, Shahid sure has come a long way. Currently, the actor is gearing up for the release of his next ‘Jersey’ opposite Mrunal Thakur.
11. Sunny Deol
From the chocolate boy hero in ‘Betaab’ to the angry man in ‘Gadar’, Sunny Deol has impressed fans time and again with his fabulous performances. Over the years, the actor has made sure that he does not lose his charm and stays connected with his fans social media and a t least one film each year.
12. Abhishek Bachchan
Hailing from a film backgorund, with both his parents being iconic actors, expectations from Abhishek Bachchan were sky high during his debut film. ‘Refugee’ tanked at the box office. And while Abhishek did give a few hits here and there, his career in films never really flourished they many thought it would. However, in the last couple of years, with him making a comback and doing a few projects in the OTT space, seems like he is back in the game. However, one has to acknowlegde that look wise, we like how Abhishek looks now than what he looked like in his 2000 debut film.
13. Ranveer Singh
From being a nobody to becoming one of the leading actors of his time, Ranveer Singh sure has come a long way. He has proved his mettle by delivering some fantastic performances right from his debut film ‘Band Baaja Baaraat’ to his last movie ‘Gully Boy’. And as far as looks are concerned, well we can let his Instagram pictures do the talking!