Top 10 Overrated Indian Actors

This is a list of overrated (and/or popular) actors. This list tries to distinguish stars from actors. An actor is one who could act naturally. A star is someone who has great number of followers irrespective of his/her quality and style of acting.

The Top Ten

1 Kathrina Kaif

She is stone-faced, and absolutely CANNOT act. And moreover, she has the God-knows-what airs of being a celebrity, and acts as if she's the most amazing actor of Bollywood. Girl, you seem to be forgetting the fans who made you, and are being overtly rude to them. Even her dance moves are not so smooth.

Confirms that our taste has not improved even after being exposed to some brilliant cinema (thanks to the internet and DTH) during the last two decades...

Its time for her and Sonia Gandhi to learn the language, culture and heritage of the country that made them stinking rich.

She simply can't act. No emotions nothing

2 Sonam Kapoor Sonam Kapoor

She should be number 1 she is not pretty at all and at the same time her acting is terrible

Her acting is not good

Overrated talentless actress

Chutia actress

3 Aamir Khan Aamir Khan Aamir Khan is an Indian film actor, filmmaker and television talk-show host. Through his thirty-year career in Hindi films, Khan has established himself as one of the most popular and influential actors of Indian cinema.

Great actor

He should not be on the list because he is a very good actor

He is a good actor

His choices of script is good...

4 Himesh Reshammiya

Do not try to act... Stick to making loud repetitive music called "popular chart-busters"

Why are guys like this born man... ? And there are still stupid people who support such frauds who don't know about music and acting..

Please stop torturing us with you acting "skills"

Over arrogant. Makes music. He should leave the planet.

5 Salman Khan Salman Khan Abdul Rashid Salim Salman Khan, credited as Salman Khan, is an Indian film actor, producer, singer and television personality.

Why is he not at #1

Why He's at 4 must be on the TOP

Dude should thank his dialogue writers for saving his career...

If you say srk is overrated, then you r wrong... The most overrated actor in Bollywood's history is salman... He can't act, claims to have six packs even though he does not

6 Shah Rukh Khan Shah Rukh Khan Shah Rukh Khan, also known as SRK, is an Indian film actor, producer, and television personality. Referred to in the media as the "Badshah of Bollywood", "King of Bollywood", "King Khan", he has appeared in more than 80 Bollywood films, and earned numerous accolades, including 14 Filmfare Awards.

He used to be a decent actor but nowadays I feel like he overacts too much and chooses his films based in which brings mire money... I used to be a big fan of his (because his films are the only ones that are shown in my country) but after watching other movies with other actors I feel like srk doesn't deserve all this biased special treatment when there are other (even more) talented actors than him


I don't know why some people say he acts... But he ruins the word ACTING... He just makes 30 weird faces in one sentence which is 10 times more irritating. The Overrated Over actor.

A very popular actor among Hindi speaking Indian community... Known among serious and objective critics of acting as God of ham acting... 'he does not act... He over reacts'...

7 Sanaya Irani Sanaya Irani Sanaya Irani is an Indian model-turned-actress. Her first major role was in the Indian youth show Miley Jab Hum Tum.

Very overrated in the top tens

8 Alia Bhatt Alia Bhatt Alia Bhatt is a British film actress and singer who works in Bollywood. Born into the Bhatt family, she is the daughter of filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt and actress Soni Razdan.

She doesn't deserve as she was given

Her face is like dog

How come she is in acting - family ties?

For real though Bollywood actors are big fails. Some are very strong into their characters e.g. shahrukh so I enjoy watching but others are over actors. Basically Bollywood is overacting ki dukaan if you know what I mean

9 Mammootty Mammootty Mammootty is an Indian film actor and producer best known for his work in the Malayalam film industry .

Face of Indian film

Mega star of Indian cinema

The sulthan of indian cinema megastar Mammotty

10 Amitabh Bachchan Amitabh Bachchan Amitabh Harivansh Bachchan is an Indian film actor. He first gained popularity in the early 1970s for movies like Zanjeer and Deewar, and was dubbed India's first "angry young man" for his on-screen roles in Bollywood.

Most over rated doing films in his age he should be at home or maybe he is thinking that its still 1970s

This guy is fool. He will sell you his soul for an award. Shameless fellow.

Amitabhji, stop it. Do not ruin your fame that has gone so well into the history of bollywood film.

At his age he should be in his house watching his grand sons but he is ion screen acting and saying buddha hoga tera baap imagine he turely is Overrated actor his time was in 1970's now he should rest for good

The Contenders

11 Hrithik Roshan Hrithik Roshan

18 years of career. No improvement in his acting. But I feel he is a decent actor with good looks

Not sure of his potential - acting or dancing? If dancing, then please go to the discotheque.

He keeps a straight face in even the most emotional scenes, definitely meant for dancing and looking good, no good for acting.

He gives same expression in every scene

12 Varun Dhawan Varun Dhawan

He is the most over rated actor. He is the supermarket of overacting. He is like anmol kc of india.

So why exactly is Varun Dhawan in Bollywood? Because of nepotism that's why. To be honest I don't hate any actor without reason. But seriously seeing Varun Dhawani in movies that make tons of money while there are actual talented actors like Rajkumar Rao or Nawaziddin Siddique boils my blood. They deserve the attention we give to Varun but the problem is they don't have daddies or KARAN JOHAR in the industry who will launch you no matter how bad your son's acting skills are.


Acting is NOT abs show, modeling career suites you better.

13 Akshay Kumar Akshay Kumar Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia, better known by his stage name 'Akshay Kumar', is a Canadian actor, producer and martial artist who has appeared in over a hundred Hindi films.

Huh! He can own you in a fight in less than a second

Stop calling stuntmen actors

Tops my list of overrated actors! We seem to have run out of options... Seriously!

Best actress best indian super hero

He's like the new Shah Rukh Khan...appearing in any and every film possible, acting with women who are half his age. So weird to watch. I feel sorry for people back in India

14 Aiswarya Rai

There's a place for mannequins... And the silver scree is not exactly that place...

In which she acts. Not beautiful as much as media make

Acting is secondary but still she became one of the top actresses. Incredible bollywood indeed.

15 Ranbir Kapoor Ranbir Kapoor

Indian people say this guy can play every character. He is so natural. Seriously. when he acts it seems he's trying to act, trying to be natural which shows. Well that's obvious, How much can you expect from a celebrity kid?

Overrated 2.0!

A idiot who became actor.

Easily the best actor of his generation, on screen charisma. Barfi was excellent, attitude driven roles also suit him.

16 Shahid Kapoor Shahid Kapoor
17 Vikram Vikram Vikram is an Indian film actor who predominantly appears in Tamil language films and has won six Filmfare Awards as well as one National Film Award and Tamil Nadu State Film Award amongst other recognitions and was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the People's University of Milan in May 2011.

One of the South Indian actors who should stop playing people with deformities (or shall we say differently-abled characters)... That's not considered acting anymore than 37 inch bell-bottom trousers as new-age fashion..

Highly overrated actor. All he can do is changing looks, some body make over and some over the top characters. He can't portray real life emotions, to cover that weakness he don't do such films. Worst thing is that for his each film unnecessary hype is created which is irritating.And to me Vijay sethupathy and dhanush aresomuch underrated actors in Tamil

R you an idiot vikram is a great actor.

18 Bipasha Basu Bipasha Basu Bipasha Basu, also known by her married name Bipasha Basu Singh Grover, is an Indian film actress and model.

Kitty Softpaws stay out of acting please... Please... You have to "make faces" to be called an actor or can opt for modelling where you can grit your teeth and nobody complains.

In India, fashion models are so wrongly mixed up with movie actors - she is one example.

Nothing 2 show.. No talent! No Looks!

She just eye-candy and self-absorbed. She's lucky she's hot, otherwise she wouldn't be in Bollywood with her mediocre acting.

19 Ranveer Singh Ranveer Singh

Firstly, He doesn't look like an actor. Secondly, he doesn't act like an actor, he is always jangli. Thirdly, he cannot act

He does overreacting

He is really can't act! And please don't even try to be funny! And don't shave your face! Your mustash and bear is your make up

Being a attention whore was sure going to be land him in this list

20 Kareena Kapoor Khan Kareena Kapoor Khan

Just get over your size zero doesn't look pleasing on screen n make u look like a sack of bones

She's a Bollywood whore with a transvestite face, who constantly appears in almost every film. She's lucky she has family connections in the Bollywood Industry.

21 Kajol

The most overrated actress I have seen yet.

She so asowme in dilwale

She has done big banner movies and is considered a great actress due to that.. Other actresses would die to do a movie like DDLJ or KKHH who are more talented than her but they lack big banners

So much overrated by the Indian media. Bollywood has given her a recognition which she does not even deserve and she is an actress who never even tended to play roles in off beat or independent flms. Her contemporaries such as Juhi, Manisha, Karisma, Raveena have taken risks and proved to be real actresses as well but Kajol still does what she did when she was 20, by playing light hearted roles.

22 Pawan Kalyan

Dis guy is such a useless actor man 21 years in industry still can't act

23 Vijay Vijay Joseph Vijay, better known mononymously as Vijay, is an Indian film actor and playback singer who works in Tamil cinema and his films dubbed into Telugu, Hindi, Malayalam and Mandarin Chinese. He is one of the highest paid actors in Tamil cinema.

Much overrated actor from tamil


24 Madhuri Dixit Madhuri Dixit Madhuri Dixit, also known by her married name Madhuri Dixit Nene, is an Indian actress who is known for her work in Hindi cinema.

She does not even know how to act. Always giving those fake over exaggerated expression that annoys me. All she thinks about is dancing! Fed up of her and her repetitive dancing

Dancing is not acting. Someone has to tell Madhuri. In every role she wants to dance

Repetitive in all her films, her smile was the only charm

She is Over rated as actress
However she may be good in reality shows more than in movies. She is also good in dancing. But as far as acting is concerned she is overrated slightly as actress. There at much better actresses than her and also much more talented actress

25 Fardeen Khan

Have anyone seen him off late... Well that explains.

26 Priyanka Chopra Priyanka Chopra Priyanka Chopra is an Indian actress, singer, film producer, philanthropist, and the winner of the Miss World 2000 pageant.

She is awesome actress - Nandani

Can't act at all

27 Deepika Padukone Deepika Padukone Deepika Padukone is an Indian film actress. She is one of the highest-paid Indian celebrities and is cited in the media as one of the nation's most popular and attractive personalities.

If you guys really think she can act, think again. Raise your standards people. She has been doing the same kind of role in every single movie. If you think 'Piku' was any good it wasn't because of her. Dude you could replace any actress with her in that movie. Would have been better if they had taken someone like Rani Mukherjee or Kajol but they are actually old. Still better that HER.

Sometimes I think the world has come to an end when people like actresses like her instead of actual talented ones. Have you guys seen 'Happy New Year' or 'Chennai Express'? Proof of her weird acting. If you still think she is worth it, I can't say anymore. Go on with your silly lives.

28 Sunny Leone Sunny Leone Karenjit Kaur Vohra, better known by her stage name 'Sunny Leone', is a Canadian Bollywood actress and model, and former pornstar. She was born on May 13th, 1981 in Sarnia Ontario, Canada.

She is pretty. But where is acting wait..I remember faking orgasms

29 Sidharth Malhotra Sidharth Malhotra

Just sucks

is he the next big thing as he's so called ass slurpers like to believe!
This boy toy guy can't act!
He's expressionless to the core!

30 Sridevi Sridevi Sridevi Kapoor is an Indian film actress who has worked in Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, Malayalam and Kannada films.
31 Mohanlal Mohanlal Mohanlal Viswanathan Nair, better known as Mohanlal, is an Indian actor, producer and occasional singer best known for his work in Malayalam films .
32 Barun Sobti Barun Sobti Barun Sobti is an Indian actor. He is most famous for his role "Arnav Singh Raizada" for the show "Iss pyaar ko kya naam doon". This character won millions of hearts.
33 Sunny Deol Sunny Deol

Screaming is not acting... Anger is just one of the emotions you should be able to portray as an actor

34 Saif Ali Khan Saif Ali Khan

Very great actor talented, good in acting, dancing.. Looks...

35 Rani Mukerji Rani Mukerji Rani Mukerji is an Indian actress. Through her Bollywood career, she has become one of the most high-profile celebrities in India, winning several awards, including seven Filmfare Awards.
36 Imran Khan

He just can't simply act

37 Sonakshi Sinha Sonakshi Sinha
38 Shilpa Shetty Shilpa Shetty Shilpa Shetty, also known by her married name Shilpa Shetty Kundra, is an Indian film actress, businesswoman, producer, former model and the winner of the British reality television series Celebrity Big Brother 5. Primarily known for her work in Hindi films, she has also appeared in Telugu, Tamil and more.
39 Irrfan Khan Irrfan Khan
40 Kamal Haasan Kamal Haasan Kamal Haasan is an Indian film actor, screenwriter, director, producer, playback singer, choreographer, lyricist, philanthropist and dancer who works primarily in the Tamil film industry.
41 Ajay Devgan Ajay Devgan Ajay Devgan is an Indian film actor, director and producer. He is widely considered as one of the most popular actors of Hindi cinema who has appeared in over a hundred Hindi films. He has won numerous awards, including two National Film Awards and four Filmfare Awards. In 2016, he was honored by the more.

Overrated can’t act in romantic movies.

42 Urvashi Rautela Urvashi Rautela
43 Preity Zinta Preity Zinta Preity Zinta is an Indian film actress. She has appeared in Hindi films of Bollywood, as well as Telugu, Punjabi and English language films.
44 Govinda

Different movies, same character, same dialogues...just overrated...

45 Twinkle Khanna

She is the absolute worst!

46 Ajith Kumar Ajith Kumar Ajith Kumar (born 1 May 1971) is an Indian film actor best known for his work in Tamil cinema. He is one of the most successful actor in Tamil Cinema. In addition to his acting, Ajith Kumar in a sabbatical, participated in the 2004 British Formula 3 season as a Formula Two racing driver and was ranked more.
47 Hema Malini Hema Malini Hema Malini ("Hema Malini Chakravarty") (born 16 October 1948, Ammankudi (Orathanadu), Tamil Nadu, India) is an Indian actress, director, producer, dancer and politician.
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