Top 50 underrated actors (India)by seccess | created - 21 May 2017 | updated - 11 months ago | Public
1. Vivek Oberoi
Actor | Company
Vivek Oberoi was born on the 3rd of September,1976 and attended Mayo college in Ajmer. At an actors' workshop in London he was spotted by none other than the director of NYU who (unsurprisingly) whisked Vivek off to New York, where he completed his Masters Degree in film acting. Back home in India ...
4. Arjun Rampal
Actor | Om Shanti Om
From Jabalpur, Arjun Rampal went to Delhi to complete his education.
At a party in Delhi, Fasion Designer Rohit Bal spotted Arjun Rampal and cast him as a male model in his shows.
In 1994, Arjun proclaimed the title for 'Society's Face Of The Year'. And soon after went on to become an Indian ...
Actor | Johnny Gaddaar
He had a normal childhood, like most other children. He graduated from HR College, with a B.Com degree. At his father's insistence, he has been very focused on his career since he was in the 12th standard. He did a 4-month workshop with Kishore Namit Kapoor and also at Anupam Kher's institute, ...
Actor | Dil Chahta Hai
Akshaye Khanna was born in Mumbai in 1975. He is the middle son of Bollywood actor and politician Vinod Khanna, and the younger brother of actor Rahul Khanna.
After studying in Kishore Namit Kapoor Acting Institute in Mumbai, Khanna made his acting debut in Bollywood in 1997 with the movie Himalay ...
Actor | Left Right Left
Rajeev Khandelwal is an Indian film and television actor. Some of his most notable characters have been Dr. Aamir Ali in the 2008 debut film Aamir and ACP Arvind Mathur who battles his inner demons in Shaitan, the Tinnitus affected DJ from Soundtrack. He also played Vivaan Agasthi in the 2013 ...
11. Milind Soman
Actor | Bajirao Mastani
Milind Soman was born on November 4, 1965 in Scotland. He is an actor and producer, known for Bajirao Mastani (2015), Arn: The Knight Templar (2007) and Arn (2010). He has been married to Ankita Konwar since April 22, 2018. He was previously married to Mylène Jampanoï.
Actor | Apothecary
Indrans is a Malayalam film actor and costume designer. He acts mainly in comedy roles. He has acted in over 250 films.
Indrans, a tailor by profession, debuted in the film Choothattam as a costume designer. It was producer Charlie who offered him a chance to assist in costume designing. Although he...
21. Neeraj Kabi
Actor | Ship of Theseus
Neeraj is a multiple award winning film and theater actor, best known for his powerful performances in Ship of Theseus and Talvar. He won the Best Actor Awards at the Sakhalin International Film Festival in 2014 and the NBC Newsmakers Achievers' Awards in 2015. Neeraj is the owner of the renowned ...
23. Vijay Raaz
Actor | Monsoon Wedding
Vijay Raaz was born and raised in Delhi where he attended Kirori Mal College. While at college he was a part of the dramatic society The Players. He also appeared in plays at the National School of Drama. He decided to focus on a film career and moved to Mumbai where he received a role in Ram Gopal...
27. Saurabh Shukla
Actor | Jolly LLB
Shukla's family left Gorakhpur for Delhi when he was two years old. After completing his schooling, he graduated from Khalsa College, Delhi. His professional career began in 1984 with his entry into theater.
Shukla began serious theater in 1986 with roles in plays like A View From The Bridge (Arthur...
29. Jimmy Sheirgill
Actor | A Wednesday
Shergill was born in a Sikh family in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh. He moved to Punjab, the place of his ancestors, in 1985 where he studied in Yadavindra Public School, Patiala and Bikram College Patiala. He learnt acting from Sri Harpal Singh, and then moved to Mumbai to work in the entertainment ...
30. Randeep Hooda
Actor | Sarbjit
Randeep Hooda was born in a small village called Daseya in the Rohtak district of Haryana. His mother, Asha Hooda, is a BJP politician and his father is a surgeon by profession. He did schooling from Delhi Public School before moving to Australia for higher studies. He is Bachelors in Marketing & ...
32. Amit Sadh
Actor | Gold
Amit Sadh, born on 5th June, 1983, is a well-known Indian actor. He started his acting career on television, acting both, fiction and non-fiction genres. He soon realized his love for films and potential to make a mark in the Indian Film industry. To master his craft, he joined The Lee Strasberg ...
37. Gulshan Grover
Actor | Badman
Gulshan Grover was born, raised and educated in Delhi, India. After receiving his master's degree in Commerce from Shri Ram College of Commerce, he decided to pursue his passion and made a lifelong commitment to entertainment industry. He honed his acting skills in theatre, and after many stage ...
38. Arvind Swamy
Actor | Thani Oruvan
Arvind Swami was born in Chennai, India. His parents were V.D.Swami and Vasantha Swami. V.D.Swami was a freedom fighter and an industrialist and Vasantha Swami was an accomplished Bharatanatyam Dancer. Arvind Swami did his schooling in Sishya School and Don Bosco School in Chennai. He went to ...
Actor | Rang De Basanti
Siddharth is an actor, playback singer and screenplay writer! He is an avid cricket lover, and has experience in cricket commentary and writing.
After completing his MBA from Mumbai, Siddharth landed the role of assistant director for Mani Ratnam's "Kannathil Muthamittal" and later made his debut in...
40. Saurabh Raj Jain
Actor | Mahabharat
Saurabh Raj Jain is a popular TV actor. He is best known for his role of Lord Krishna in popular TV show Mahabharat (2013). Saurabh was born on 1 December 1985 at New Delhi, India. Sourabh started his television career as supporting actor in Remix (2004) at age 19. He established himself as a ...
49. Ashutosh Rana
Actor | Dushman
Ashutosh Rana born in Gadarwara, Madhya Pradesh is an Indian actor working in the Hindi Film and Telugu Film industry. He finished his Primary School education in Gadarwara and used to play the role of ravana in the city Ramleela. Later, he went to National School of Drama (New Delhi) for acting. ...
51. Vir Das
Actor | Delhi Belly
Vir Das was born in Dehradun, India. He was raised in Nigeria and studied at the Indian Language School in Lagos, Nigeria, as well as at The Lawrence School, Sanawar and in Delhi. He obtained a bachelor's degree from Knox College, Illinois, in Economics and Theatre with a concentration in ...
52. Sunil Shetty
Actor | Main Hoon Na
Sunil Shetty made his debut in 1992 with Balwaan (1992), which was not a major hit. Yet his great acting skills got noticed. For two years success eluded him until action thriller Mohra (1994) came along in 1994. Then followed his success streak with a comical film Gopi Kishan (1994) in which he ...
53. Vijay Varma
Actor | Gully Boy
Vijay Varma started his acting journey as a theatre artiste in his hometown Hyderabad. He worked on numerous plays before he decided to move to Pune for two years to get a formal education in acting at Film and Television Institute of India (FTII). After finishing his Post Graduate course, he ...
54. Manjot Singh
Actor | Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye!
Manjot Singh is an Indian born actor whose portrayal of young Lucky in Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye! (2008) made him accepted as dynamic sardar actor in Bollywood. Manjot had never acted before getting this first break. Manjot comes from a well educated Sikh family.
55. Shashank Arora
Casting_department | Fast & Furious 7
Born Shashank Sunny Arora in New Delhi, India, on February 21, 1989, Shashank Arora was interested in music and theatre from a young age. After finishing high school in early 2006, he left for Montreal, Canada to study cinema and music. While there, he briefly joined a street theatre group formed ...
56. Ranvir Shorey
Actor | Ek Tha Tiger
Ranvir comes from a family of movie professionals. His father is Writer, Producer and Director KD Shorey and He has 2 older Brothers, Lokesh Shorey an actor and Shrinath Shorey a movie Writer and Director. Ranvir though born in Panjab, was raised and educated in Mumbai. He was very active in ...
57. Arshad Warsi
Actor | Munna Bhai M.B.B.S.
Arshad Warsi was born in Mumbai, India, and did his schooling at a boarding school, Barnes School, Deolali in Nashik district, Maharashtra. He was orphaned at the age of 14 and struggled for a living in Mumbai during his early days.
Financial circumstances forced Warsi to start work as a door-to-door...
58. Emraan Hashmi
Actor | Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai
Emraan Hashmi was born 24 March 1979) is an Indian film actor who appears in Hindi languagefilms. Through his successful career, Hashmi has received three Filmfare Award nominations and has established himself as one of the most popular and highest-paid actor of Hindi cinema.
Hashmi, member of the ...
59. John Abraham
Actor | Dhoom
Born and brought up in Mumbai, India, John Abraham is one of the most successful male models in India. John grew up in a middle class family. His father Abraham John is a Syrian Christian (Nasrani or Saint Thomas Christian) from Aluva, Kerala, India and his mother Firoza Irani is a Zoroastrian ...
Actor | Black Friday
Aditya Srivastava was born on 21 July 1963 in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India. He is known for his work on Black Friday (2004), Lakshya (2004) and C.I.D. (1998). He has been married to Mansi Varma since 1989. They have four children. He is the father of Kajol Srivastava, Sparsh Shrivastav, Arushi ...
62. Piyush Mishra
Actor | Gangs of Wasseypur
Piyush Mishra, is an Indian film actor, music director ,lyricist, singer, script and dialogue writer, and a well known theatre director and Hindi playwright. He spent his early life in Gwalior, where he received his education.
Theater and television After his graduation from National School of Drama...
Actor | Million Dollar Arm
Pitobash was born in Deuli, Nayagarh, Orissa to an Oriya Brahmin family. He is the youngest among his 3 brothers and 2 sisters. His mother is a Retd. school teacher and his father worked for the Agriculture department.
Pitobash was brought up in Bhubaneswar where he completed his schooling from ...
65. Annu Kapoor
Actor | Vicky Donor
Annu Kapoor made his debut in the film Mandi directed by Shyam Benegal in 1983.His career has spanned nearly 30 years including a distinctive presence in Bollywood cinema, television serials, and reality game shows. He is best remembered for hosting the singing show Antakshari, produced by ZEE TV. ...
67. Amole Gupte
Writer | Taare Zameen Par
Amole Gupte is an Indian screenwriter, actor, and director, known for his work on Bollywood films like Taare Zameen Par (Like Stars on Earth), Stanley ka dabba, Kaminey and others. He is also an actor in Bheja Fry 2 (2011), stanley Ka Dabba (2011),Urumi (2011) Phas gaye re obama (2010) and Kaminey.
Shri Vallabh Vyas was born as Vallabh Vyas. He was an actor, known for Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India (2001), Sardar (1993) and Time Bomb (2005). He was married to Shobha V. Vyas. He died on January 7, 2018 in Jaipur, Rajasthan, India.
71. Manoj Joshi
Actor | Devdas
Manoj Joshi is an India film and television actor. Joshi began his career in Marathi theatre, also putting up performances in Gujarati and Hindi theatre. He has also acted in over 60 films since 1998, many of his roles being comedic. His earliest well known serials include Chanakya, Ek Mahal Ho ...