Khans in Bollywood, is like cream and coffee. You cannot imagine movies, music, running around the tress without at least one Khan or more in mind. They have been entertaining us for decades and become a part of every movie goers list. With a separate fan base for each, our affinity for them has made us cry with them and also come out of cinema halls, with an unquenchable thirst for more.
7. Parampara (Saif Ali Khan)
Saif Ali Khan made his debut in Bollywood in 1992, Yash Chopras “Parampara”. It was a multi starrer with well known stars like Amir Khan, Sunil Dutt, Vinod Khanna, Raveena Tnadon and Anupam Kher. Despite screenplay by Aditya Chopra, the movie was a huge commercial flop. Shot in the picturesque Mayo College the movie failed to attract the common audience and was soon forgotten. The movie was supposed to launch the supposedly talented son of successful Sharmila Tagore, but he was faced with an uphill task of winning hearts.
6. Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na (Imraan Khan)
Has still not been able to make a mark for himself and is popularly known as Aamir Khans nephew, in the industry. He had appeared as a child artist in a few movies, before making his debut in “Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na ” in 2008. The movie was a hit with the younger audience and got both commercial and critical success. His cute looks and pouty smile made him a hot favorite amongst the college going crowd. The movie was a romantic comedy based on a group of teenagers and their journey of self introspection. The music of the movie was given by A.R. Rahman and was well received by the audience. He won the Filmfare Male Debut for this movie.
5. Chura Liyaa Hai Tumne (Zayed Khan)
Comes from a long lineage of actors, who have given some memorable performance and movies in their times. Khan made his debut in 2003 in the movie Chura Liyaa Hai Tumne. The movie directed by Sangeeth Sivan, was based on the Holllywood movie Charade. The movie was a partial success and got the lead actors noticed to some extent. Mohabbat Hai Mirchi song, was very popular and topped the charts for some time. The movie was a chase drama and hidden identities and plots that kept the audiences guessing till the end.
4. Holi (Aamir Khan)
Is a globally known actor, for his compulsiveness for perfection in whatever he does. His career as an actor is dotted with major hits and memorable performances. His family has been in the business of making and directing or acting in movies in someway or the other. He started acting as a child artist in his uncle’s film and began his acting career in 1984, in the movie “Holi” The movie was directed by Ketan Mehta, who has been compared to Spike Lee. The movie had a strong supporting cast of Ashutosh Gowariker, Om Puri, Deepti Naval and Naseeruddin Shah. The plot was based on the issues and turmoil’s in college life. However, the movie went unnoticed and was termed too heavy and dreary for commercial success.
3. Biwi Ho to Aisi (Salman Khan)
Salman Khan is synonymous with Bollywood movies, entertaining more than two generations of movie goers. He made his debut in Biwi Ho to Aisi in 1988, a family drama that was a marginal hit. The movie had Rekha and Farooq Sheikh playing the lead roles and the plot was a typical family saga. Salman played Farooqs younger brother in the movie. His second movie as lead Maine Pyar Kiya, went on to break all records and became a cult movie.
2. Deewana (Shahrukh Khan)
SRK as the world knows him needs no introduction whatsoever. He is one of the most successful actors of this century and broken all previous records of gross earnings and awards won. He has worked hard to be successful, without any background in films. He debuted in the industry with a hit movie called “Deewana” in 1992. A romantic movie with a twist, got him recognition instantly. The music of the movie was also very popular and his entry with the song “Koi Na Koi Chahiye”, is still remembered by his fans.
1. Ek Doctor ki Maut (Irrfan Khan)
He is credited with taking Bollywood to international stage. He is one of the most versatile actors of Bollywood to have had a successful transition to Hollywood and back. He has innumerous successful projects in his name and is always credited for doing quality cinema. He debuted in 1990 in Ek Doctor ki Maut, by Tapan Sinha. The movie was parallel cinema, based on the story by Ramapada Choudhury. Pankaj Kapoor was playing the main male protagonist in the movie. Although the movie went unnoticed, Irrfan khan was noticed in his part.