Bollywood film industry may be all about films, talent etc but one thing we cannot deny is the importance of looks or on-screen appearance of the lead actors and actresses. The age has taken a toll and they look totally different from they looked when they were just teenagers who debuted in the Bollywood industry. Whatever may be the case, each of these actors don’t look like how they used to anymore. Check out the then and now pictures of new generation bollywood actors.
1. Ranbir Kapoor
Ranbir Kapoor is one of the highest-paid actors of Hindi cinema and has featured in Forbes India‘s Celebrity 100 list since 2012. The actor made his bollywood debut from the film Saawariya. The actor than went on to appear in several bollywood films like Wake Up Sid, Ajab Prem Ki Gajab Kahani, Rocket Singh, Bachna Ae Haseeno and many more.
2. Tiger Shroff
Tiger Shroff, the son of actor Jackie Shroff and producer Ayesha Dutt, made his film debut with a leading role in the 2014 action comedy Heropanti, which earned him a Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut nomination. He then appeared in films like Baaghi, A Flying Jatt, Munna Michael. In 2018, he starred in the action sequel Baaghi 2, opposite Disha Patani, which emerged as a major commercial success. He will next star in Student of the Year 2.
3. Arjun Kapoor
Arjun Kapoor is the son of film producers Boney Kapoor and Mona Shourie Kapoor. After working as an assistant director and associate producer on several films, including Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003) and Wanted (2009), he made his acting debut with Habib Faisal’s romantic drama Ishaqzaade (2012), for which he was nominated for the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut.Kapoor went on to portray a coal bandit in the action film Gunday (2014), an aspiring writer in the romance 2 States (2014) and a stay-at-home husband in the romantic comedy Ki & Ka (2016). He was last seen in the film Half Girlfriend (2017) opposite Shraddha Kapoor.
4. Ayushmann Khuranna
Ayushmann Khurrana made his film debut in Shoojit Sircar’s romantic comedy Vicky Donor in 2012. He rose to prominence with romantic comedies Dum Laga Ke Haisha(2015) and Bareilly Ki Barfi (2017), and comedy-drama Shubh Mangal Savdhaan (2017), all of which received critical and commercial success. After a year-long absence from the screen, he starred in Akshay Roy’s romance drama Meri Pyaari Bindu opposite Parineeti Chopra. Khurrana featured in two more movies, Bareilly Ki Barfi and Shubh Mangal Savdhan both of which received critical and popular acclaim and were commercially successful.
5. Sidharth Malhotra
Sidharth Malhotra began a career as a model at the age of 18. Dissatisfied by the profession, he went on to work as an assistant director to Karan Johar in the 2010 film My Name Is Khan. He made his acting debut with a leading role in Johar’s comedy-drama Student of the Year. The actor than went on to appeared in films like Hasee Toh Phasee, Ek Villain, Kapoor & Sons, Baar Baar Dekho, A Gentleman, Aiyaari etc.
6. Girish Taurani
Girish made his Bollywood debut with the romance comedy film Ramaiya Vastavaiya, opposite Shruti Haasan. Girish was overweight and had to take up to bodybuilding during his three years’ training sessions. A trainer from South Africa was brought on board to check Girish’s fitness. It was one of his greatest achievements that he developed six pack abs within 3 weeks. Regarding his looks in Ramaiya Vastavaiya, Prabhu Deva was reported to be happy and satisfied. In 2016, Girish appeared in Loveshhuda, a romantic comedy opposite Navneet Kaur Dhillon.
7. Varun Dhawan
Varun Dhawan is one of the country’s highest-paid celebrities. In 2014, he appeared in Forbes India‘s Celebrity 100 list, based on his income and popularity. Each of the nine films in which he has starred were commercially successful, establishing Dhawan in Hindi cinema. The actor made his Bollywood debut from Student Of The Year. He then appeared in films like Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania, ABCD 2, Dilwale, Dishoom, Judwaa 2 etc.
8. Ranveer Singh
Ranveer Singh is one of the famous actor in bollywood. He made his acting debut in 2010 film Band Baaja Baaraat. He rose to fame with his film Lootera. The actor then went on to appeared in several films like Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela, Gunday, Dil Dhadakne Do, Bajirao Mastani, Padmaavat, etc.