From Vineet Kumar Singh To Shah Rukh Khan: Here Is The Top 10 Actors Of 2018

Nagini Shree |Dec 31, 2018

From Shah Rukh Khan in Zero to Vineet Kumar Singh in Mukkabaaz and Gajraj Rao in Badhaai Ho, here are the top 10 actors of 2018.

The year 2018 will be remembered as the year when Hindi cinema audiences could enjoy the high-quality films in both content and actors' performances.  In the professional work, several good actors mastered new skills, took on unconventional characters and stepped out of their comfort zones with commendable performances, whether in leading or supporting roles. And these performances, in turn, lifted the quality of the films. Here are the list of best actore of the year in Hindi cinema:


You might not know Vineet Kumar Singh the actor, but you will say, ‘He has the potential,’ when reminded of his performances in movies like Ugly, Bombay Talkies, and Gangs of Wasseypur (Part 1 and 2). Vineet Kumar Singh got a role as Shravan Singh, a talented boxer in Anurag Kashyap. His Shravan Kumar is pushed into rebellion not just because of injustice but also a beguilingly pretty girl (mute niece named Sunaina), and gradually he finds himself boxed in by bigots and biases.

Vineet Kumar Singh was put under the battle among caste, love and politics and bore up a lot of humiliation to protect and maintain his hopes.

2. Ayushmann Khurrana


Ayushmann Khurrana has gained success in recent films, but with Andhadhun character, he soared up to the top list actors. Ayushmann aka Akash as a blind piano player, but later is actually blind. Being one of two movies to star Ayushmann that have gone on to make more than Rs 100 crore at the box office this year, the other being the family comedy-drama, Badhaai Ho.

3. Varun Dhawan 


Varun Dhawan has completely ripped off his commercial image thanks to October. The box office magnet of ours played a role as lover-boy, he has proved his mettle as an actor. The collaboration with a director like Shoojit Sircar came as a welcome surprise for fans and his subtle demeanor.

4. Gajraj Rao


The unprecedented success of Badhaai Ho has catapulted Gajraj Rao to be the spot. Although the actor is no stranger to the Hindi film industry, it’s only in the 25th year of his career that he has become a film’s driving force and is afforded as much screen time as the lead, Ayushmann Khurrana. As a middle-class, middle-aged man who is about to become a father for the third time when his older son is planning to get married. He acts perfectly his love for pregnant wife, respect for his mother, reaction to the idle talk from neighbours and relatives. Needless to say, Rao was the year’s most romantic hero.

5. Shah Rukh Khan


Bollywood’s Badshah Shah Rukh Khan is making his comeback with another ambitious project - Zero. With the Aanand L Rai movie, Shah Rukh has had to step out of his comfort zone and left the typical Bollywood hero image and explore an uncharted territory. Shah Rukh himself is making sure that the film where he has taken up the challenge of playing a vertically challenged man creates a buzz every now and then.

6. Avinash Tiwary 


One of the most charming lines on the screen in 2018 came from Tiwary’s character Laila Majnu, a character with a heart of gold that can love someone at a spiritual level. Tiwary hopes the audience gets to see the beauty of the character. He shared that looking deglamorized in his first ever big movie.

7. Ravi Kishan 


In one of the most important roles of the year, Ravi played the role of a boxing coach who once had a dream of becoming a boxing champion. Due to some reasons, he could not become a boxer but he put all his efforts and energy into pushing his students hard. He uses his skill, pain and frustration to realise his dream.

8. Jaideep Ahlawat


With Raazi, Ahlawat gets the opportunity to fight the good fight. The actor got the role as Khalid Mir, who mentors Alia Bhatt’s character Sehmat Khan and trains her to spy on the Pakistani family.  The role demands brusqueness and Ahlawat is excellent in it. In order to play Khalid Mir.

9. Vijay Raaz


Vijay Raaz was regarded as Bechara Bapu - the feeble father in Pataakha. It is the story of two sisters, who are related by blood but hate each other's guts to the core. Bechara Bapu, who loves them to death, is always worried about his two daughters. Amidst this chaos is Tharki Patel, a widowed rich man, who wants to marry any one of the two sisters and even monetary helps Badki and Chutki's father.

Raaz also stole the film Stree with a one-scene appearance, as an old writer who lives in fear, perpetually asking if The Emergency has been lifted.

10. Ranveer Singh


Ranveer Singh, a leading actor on big screen, grabbed the opportunity and verily transformed himself into the evil character he was playing - physically and mentally. Khilji became a lot more real than the other cosmetically good human beings around him.


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