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Check out the list of top ten Television actors…
Unlike Bollywood movies, television is typically known to be all about the women. The leading ladies of Televisions like Divyanka Tripathi aka Ishita of Yeh Hai Mohabbatein, Shivangi Joshi aka Naira of Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai,Rubina Dilaik aka Soumya of Shakti Astitva Ke Ehsaas Ki and Sriti Jha aka Pragya of Kumkum Bhagya have immense popularity and a huge fan following among Indian audiences. However, there are some male actors who have managed to hold their ground against their female counterparts in TV shows.
There are a new crop of actors every year. While some are just one-show wonders, some of them are unfazed by the new competition. Some of them have moved to the big screen as well!!
It is a difficult task to pick just top 10 male lead actors (Hindi GEC). In 2017 we have seen some great performances and some new faces in teledramas.
Here is our list of top 10 TV actors
#10. Barun Sobti
Barun Sobti is popular television actor who made his debut with the television series Shraddha. He is most famous for his lead role in Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon which is aired on Star Plus. His onscreen chemistry with cos-tar Sanaya Irani as Arnav and Khushi had a huge fan following. He is dearly loved by fans, His popularity can be measured by the fact that his exit from the show led the entire show to go offline.
Barun also made his Bollywood debut in 2014 with the movie Main Aur Mr. Right. He was last seen in third installment of Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon (IPKKND3). Though the fans love Barun’s character as Advay Singh Raizada, his onscreen pairing with Shivani Tomar as Advay and Chandni could not create the magic as expected by the viewers.
#9. Vivian Dsena
With a host of awards and enormous talent, Vivian Dsena has already become the television most actor. He played the role of Abhay Achanda in Pyaar Ki Ye Ek Kahani. He also gained immense appreciation for his role as Rishab Kundra in Colors show Madhubala. She was seen opposite Drashti Dhami. Currently, he is essaying the role of Harman in Shakti- Astitva Ke Ehsaas Ki on Colors TV. His onscreen chemistry with actress Rubina Dilaik as Harman and Soumya is loved by the fans!
#8. Gurmeet Choudhary
Gurmeet Sitaram Choudhary, professionally known as Gurmeet Chowdhary made his debut with TV series Mayavi in 2006. Then he played the lead role in Ramayan which won him many awards and much appreciation from critics.
Following this, he participated in the reality show Pati Patni Aur Woh and later he played the role of business man in series Geet -Hui Sabse Parayi, which was loved by audience and became and instant hit. He has also been cast as the lead of the series, ‘Punar Vivah’, where he plays the role of widowed father.
Gurmeet made Bollywood debut from the film Wajah Tum ho, and later appeared in the film Khamoshiyan, where he played the main lead. He then acted in the film Mr. X. He was also the winner of the fifth season of Jalakh Dikhla Jaa. In 2013 he married to his Ramayan co-star Debina Bonnerjee. Gurmeet will now appear in the JP Datta’s film – Paltan. Likewise, he participated in another dance reality competition ‘Nach Baliye 6’, where he came as first runner-up. He is also trained in martial arts and won the title Mr. Jabalpur
#7. Nakuul Mehta
Nakuul Mehta is the current sensation on Indian television. He is featuring in the latest series on Star Plus, Ishqbaaz where he is playing the role Shivaay Singh Oberoi. His onscreen chemistry with co-star Surbhi Chandna as Shivaay and Anika has a huge fan following on social media. Nakuul hails from Udaipur, Rajasthan.
Nakuul began his acting from a Telugu film called as Seshu, which was released in the year 2002. He later acted in a ton of Tollywood films and furthermore few Bollywood motion pictures. He made his TV debut in Star Plus show Pyaar Ka Dard Hai Meetha Pyaara, which was circulated on TV from 2012-14. He was seen opposite actress Disha Parmar.
In 2012 Nakuul married to singer Jankee Parekh. In 207 he ranked 35th in the 50 sexiest Asian Men list by Eastern Eye. He is also the owner of the production house called as Timbaktu films, which creates interesting content for the viewers like the show called – I don’t watch TV.
#6. Karnvir Bohra
Karanvir Bohra is an Indian television actor, producer, and designer. Karanvir started his acting career as a child artist in the movie Tejaa in the year 1990.
Karanvir made his debut in Television show Just Mohabbat. Karanvir later acted in Kyunki Saas Bhi Bahu Thi in the year 2001. He was also a part of Kasauti Zindagi Ki (Star Plus) and Kkusum (Sony TV). He has acted in many other TV shows such as Piya Ke Ghar Jaana Hai, Yeh Hai Aashiqui, Qubool Hai and Dil Se Di Dua…Saubhagyavati Bhava?.
He also participated in the dance show Jhalak Dikhla Jaa season 6. He also appeared in movies like Kismat Konnection and Mumbai 125 km.
Karanvir was last seen in Naagin Season 2 as the main lead opposite Mouni Roy. They essayed the role of Rocky and Shivangi.
#5. Arjun Bijlani
The Adonis Arjun Bijlani started his career with Balaji Telefilms in the show Kartika. Then he appeared in many shows like Left Right Left, Miley Jab Hum Tum, Naagin and Pardes Mein Hain Mera Dil. Currently, he is essaying a role in Ishq Mein Marjawan as Deep Raichand.
#4. Shabbir Ahluwalia
Shabbir Ahluwalia is a renowned television actor, who is well known for his role in Kumkum Bhagya. In kumkum Bhagya, he is seen opposite Siri Jha and their onscreen pairing as Pragya and Abhi has millions of fan following.
Shabir Ahluwalia made his debut on TV with Zee TV’s Hip Hip Hurray in 1999. He rose to fame for his lead role in Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi (Star Plus). He worked in famous shows like Kyuki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi, Kahaani Ghar Ghar Ki, Kaiin To Hoga and Kya Hadsaa Kya Haqeeqat. Shabbir also hosted the season 1 and season 2 of Nach Baliye and he later worked in Kasauti Zindagii Kay as well. He was also the winner of the reality show Khatron Ki Khiladi which hosted by Priyanka Chopra.
Shabbir is really good with cricket and that is the reason why he played in all six seasons of Celebrity Cricket League. Shabbir also worked in two movies and the name of the movies he worked in are Shootout at Lokhandwala and Mission Istanbul. In 2012 he married his girlfriend and actress Kanchi Kaul.
#3. Mohit Raina
Mohit Raina is famous for his Lord Shiva role in Devon Ka Dev Mahadev. He started his acting career in 2006 when he acted in a science fiction TV show called Antariksh (Star Plus). In 2008, he starred as JaiKishan in a comedy movie called Don Muthu Swami, starring actor Mithun Chakraborthy in the lead role. He again returned to television in 2009 with another Star Plus show called Chehra. Mohit was also a part of the TV series Bandini (NDTV Imagine) and Ganga Kii Dheej (Sahara One). Later, Mohit came back as the main lead in Nikhil Sinha’s Devon Ke Dev – Mahadev (Life OK) . It is heard that this handsome TV actor Mohit is one of the most highly paid actors on Indian television. Apparently, the actor is earning Rs. 1 lakh per day. Mohit is known to be in a relationship with Naagin fame Mouni Roy.
#2. Karan Patel
Karan Patel began his career with the show Kahani Ghar Ghar Ki in 2000. He gis currently seen in Star Plus popular show Yeh Hai Mohabbatein where he is playing a business tycoon role, Raman Bhalla. It won many awards and popularity for him. His onscreen chemistry with co-star Divyanka Tripathi as Raman and Ishita is loved by millions of fans across the world. Karan is married to actress Ankita Bhargava.
#1. Ronit Roy
The multi-talented and versatile actor Ronit Roy doesn’t need any introduction. Ronit started his career with movies and he did his first movie, Jaan Tere Naam in 1992. He moved to television much later when he got associated with Balaji Telefilms and did a popular role in Kasautii Zindagii Kay where as Rishabh Bajaj, he portrayed a rich, stylish middle aged businessman. He impressed the audience with his heavy voice and persona. He repeated his success on television as Mihir Virani in Kyunki saas bhi kabhi bahu thi on star TV.
He contested Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa in 2007 and Yeh Hai Jalwa in 2008. He hosted the popular show Kitchen Champions in 2010 on Color television.
He acted as Dharamraj in serial Bandini on NDTV Imagine and played a lawyer in serial Adalat on Sony television in 2010. He acted in serials – Kammal, Kavyanjali, Sarkarr, Kasamh Se, Suraag and Itna Karo Na Mujhe Pyar
Ronit has been active both on television and films. He did move Udaan in 2010 where he bagged several awards for negative characters and won appreciation. He also did some noticeable work as supporting actor in various films – That Girl in Yellow Boots, Student of the year, Midnight’s Children, Shootout at Wadala and Ugly. He did play negative characters in movies – Boss, 2 States and Guddu Rangeela. He received much appreciation for his performances from audience for these films.
Ronit also owns a business called Ace Security and Protection Agency and provides security for top Bollywood actor Salman, Shah Rukh, Aamir and etc. He also won many awards since 2003, for his remarkable acting in television.