Every industry is ever-changing, with younger actors coming in place of the old, to make their own mark. Yesteryear actors are giving way to newer, younger talents the way they once made their way into the Bollywood industry as well. The film scene has changed drastically over the years as well, from solely theatrical releases to OTT platforms in this day and age. The legacy and impact of the current generation of actors is being built in such a scenario and one can only wait and see what they do with it. The youngest Bollywood actors at present, who are creating waves with their stellar performances, are listed down below!
1. Ishaan Khatter – 27 years old
Ishaan Khatter, the half-brother of actor Shahid Kapoor, first acted as a 10-year-old in the film Vaah! Life Ho Toh Aisi! He has acted in the Bollywood and Hollywood industries, most noted for his performance in the 2018 film Dhadak. He has also served as assistant director for the film Udta Punjab.
2. Ahan Shetty – 27 years old
Son of prominent actor Suniel Shetty, Ahan Shetty made his acting debut in the year 2021 with the film Tadap. Positive reviews were received for his role in the film and he won the IIFA award for Star Debut of the Year for the film.
3. Adarsh Gourav – 28 years old
Adarsh Gourav Bhagavatula is an up-and-coming actor who has made his mark in both Bollywood and Hollywood, with a number of notable appearances in films. One of his earliest roles was as a young Shah Rukh Khan in the film My Name is Khan. He is also known for films like The White Tiger, Mom, Rukh, etc. He is currently working on the international web series Extrapolations.
4. Siddhant Chaturvedi – 29 years old
The actor shot to fame due to his debut film Gully Boy in 2019, for which he won a Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor. His foray into the industry began with him participating and winning the Time’s Fresh Face Contest in the year 2013. Another significant acting venture of his was Gehraiyaan in 2022.
5. Harshvardhan Kapoor – 32 years old
An actor, producer and director, Harshvardhan Kapoor dabbles in all roles in the industry. Belonging to the Kapoor clan, he is Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor’s son. He made his acting debut in 2016, with the film Mirzya. Some other ventures of his include Thar, AK vs. AK, Ray, etc.
6. Kartik Aaryan – 32 years old
Kartik Aaryan Tiwari is an Indian actor who started his acting career in Bollywood. He gained popularity from the comedy films Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2 and Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety. He also endorses multiple brands and products and has co-hosted award ceremonies, making it to Forbes India’s Celebrity 100 list in 2019.
7. Sooraj Pancholi – 32 years old
Sooraj Pancholi is an Indian actor, who made his acting debut in the year 2015 with the film Hero fr which he won the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut. Some other films include Satellite Shankar and Time to Dance. He has also worked as an assistant director.
8. Tiger Shroff – 33 years old
Notably known for movie series’ like Heropanti, Baaghi and War, he is the son of actor Jackie Shroff. Tiger Shroff is passionate about martial arts, Taekwondo and dance. He is well known for doing his own action sequences, often without the use of stunt doubles.
9. Abhimanyu Dassani – 33 years old
Abhimanyu Dassani is a Bollywood actor who is the son of actress Bhagyashree and Himalay. He won the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut for his performance in Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota and has starred in the 2021 Netflix romantic comedy Meenakshi Sundareshwar. Additionally, Dassani has trained in martial arts and has worked as an assistant director.
10. Vicky Kaushal – 34 years old
Vicky Kaushal is arguably one of Bollywood’s most famous stars, at present. His repertoire of films speaks for itself, as he has acted in films like Raazi, Sanju, Uri: The Surgical Strike, Sardar Udham, etc. He made his debut as a leading actor in the film Masaan. He is married to fellow actress Katrina Kaif.
This list of the youngest Bollywood actors in 2023 screams talent and skill and we cannot wait to see how they shape the industry!
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