When we think about underrated actors, names like Irrfan Khan, Manoj Bajpayee, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Rajkummar Rao and Radhika Apte pop up in our head. But haven’t they garnered praises from the audience by proving their acting mantle and placed themselves in the mainstream cinema? Over the time some actors manage to be a part of mainstream cinema, whereas some actors manage to be a part of more or less every other movie for their acting, but still do not get as much recognition as they should get. Many of us do not even know their names. Here are 9 underrated Bollywood celebs that deserve more recognition.
The actor is popular on TV screens, but he caught the public attention with his role in Lootera. The actor has played the role of male leads friend in every movie and has received appreciation in every screen presence, yet he is away from mainstream cinema. His best performance by far was his heart-wrenchingly vulnerable portrayal of Shutu in A Death in the Gunj.
The actor often performs the edgy and offbeat roles, and never fails to make an impact on the audience. She has made the audience remember her role, be it her foul-mouthed role in Gangs of Wasseypur or her character of Bholi Punjaban in Fukrey. She makes sure that the character is etched into the memory of audience.
The actor made his Bollywood debut with a movie called Maachis and get recognition with his role of a lover boy in Mohabbatein. It was expected that he will not be able to survive in Bollywood, but he made his own way and worked in movies like Tanu Weds Manu, Kahaan, Bullet Raja, Mukkebaaz, A Wednesday, Fugly and many more, with each movie proving his acting mantle and winning our hearts over and over.
Swara Bhaskar was recently in news for her upfront letter to Sanjay Leela Bhansali for Padmaavat. But not just this, she is a brilliant actor. The actress has acclaimed films such as Nil Battey Sannata and Anaarkali of Aarah to her credits.
You throw any character and he can put life to it. He can be funny, witty, serious or delightful. We all remember him as Dr. Baldev Chaddha in Vicky Donor.
Aditi Rao Hydari
She belongs to a royal family but does not belong to Bollywood’s royal celebrities. The Mehrunisa of Padmaavat is a versatile actress who can add more vulnerability to her characters. You can also remember her for her role of a journalist in Rockstar.
He has never played the lead role, but he has shown his versatility numerous times with films like; The Munnabhai films, 3 Idiots, Khosla ka Ghosla, Well Done Abba, Ferrari ki Sawari. These movies would have been incomplete without him.
Remember Goli Maar Bheje Mein? Yes, that was Saurabh Shukla giving his notable performance as Kallu Mama in Satya. He has proved his mantle in many films in funny and serious roles, but his most memorable roles were in both the Jolly LLB films.
He has worked in films like Omkara, Tanu Weds Manu, and Dabangg. We have loved his character in every movie for his amazing acting and absorption of character, yet he fail to gain as much recognition as he should get.
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