People believe that Bollywood is a male-dominated industry and actors enjoy the spotlight a little longer than actresses.
However, actors shine in the industry only with their talent and luck as well.
Here, we have created a list of Bollywood actors who have impressed everyone with their performances but stopped doing films after a few years.
1. Bobby Deol
Bobby Deol belongs to the family that has actors like Dharmendra, Sunny Deol, and Hema Malini.
Bobby Deol has also worked as a child actor in the industry. He made his Bollywood debut with the movie Barsaat opposite Twinkle Khanna and received the Filmfare Best Actor Award.
Bobby Deol maintained the legacy and was considered among one of the most sought actors in the 90s. From 2010, he restricted himself to cameo roles but started doing movies again.
He is praised for his performance in the Netflix movie Class of 83, and web series Aashram. Bobby Deol is 51 years old now.
2. Himanshu Malik
Himanshu Malik is a famous Indian actor, producer, and screenwriter who mainly worked in the Bollywood industry.
He made his acting debut with the critically acclaimed Mira Nair’s movie titled ‘Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love.
Himanshu is best known for playing the character of Abhigyan, a wealthy Canadian Industrialist in the Bollywood romantic drama Tum Bin.
Film analytics have said that Himanshu has a promising career in the industry but he didn’t get many offers. The actor stopped getting roles afterward. Himanshu is 46 years old.
3. Kumar Gaurav
How can anybody forget the cute looking Kumar Gaurav who left a long-lasting impression with his very first movie titled ‘Love Story’?
Kumar Gaurav is a son of famous actor Rajendra Kumar and he has done many hit films.
Later, Kumar Gaurav quit acting and became involved in the business. The actor is 60 years old and still remembers his good movies.
4. Chandrachur Singh
Chandrachur Singh is an actor who has impressed everyone with his acting skills in movies like Maachis and The Reluctant Fundamentalist.
In an interview, he confessed that he was offered many big roles that he turned down because of his problems.
However, the actor returned to face the camera again. He was seen playing an important role in the web series Aarya.
5. Rahul Roy
Rahul Roy is a Bollywood film actor and producer. He made his film debut with the 1990’s super hit film Aashiqui.
The film was directed by Mahesh Bhatt and Rahul worked in the film in the lead role acting opposite to Anu Agarwal.
He is now 52 years old and has no work in Bollywood.
The actor has confessed in an interview that all the directors were approaching him for movies in the 90s.
6. Vivek Mushran
Vivek Mushran began his acting career soon after leaving Sherwood College in Nainital.
His first Bollywood film was 1991’s blockbuster Saudagar. Since then he has appeared in many other films such as Aisi Bhi Kya Jaldi Hai, Ram Jaane, First Love Letter, and Anjaane.
He is now 51 years old and it would be not wrong to say that he is now effectively vanished from Bollywood.
7. Akshaye Khanna
Akshaye Khanna made his Bollywood debut with the movie Himalay Putra in 1997.
He received mixed reviews from fans for his acting skills until Dil Chahta Hai released.
Later, Akshay became choosy with the scripts and did many good and memorable movies.
Akshaye Khanna is now 45 years old and considered one of the best actors working in the industry.
8. Sahil Khan
Sahil Khan is an actor, YouTuber, and fitness entrepreneur. He has won many prestigious awards for increasing fitness awareness in the society.
Little you know that Sahil Khan has more than 2 Million Subscribers on his YouTube channel.
Sahil Khan has made his Bollywood debut with the movie Style.
He is also associated with the water brand Hunk Water. It is not easy to believe that he is 43 years old by looking at his bulky figure.
9. Harman Baweja
Harman Baweja is an actor, producer, and entrepreneur. He made his Bollywood debut opposite Priyanka Chopra in the sci-fi movie Love Story 2050.
He was famous in the industry for his dance and being lookalike of Hrithik Roshan.
Harman Baweja is now 39 years old and left acting after a series of flop films.
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