Sipping the Gossips with Goher Iqbal Punn
Hindi cinema is on its peak today grabbing every eyeball towards it. Bollywood is no longer a hidden entertainment industry rather it has now its presence almost in every corner of the world. It now competes with its counterpart Hollywood in all aspects. The stars of Hindi cinema are as much famous as the Hollywood celebs are in the world. Glancing at the fee the Bollywood top notch celebs charge for a movie and endorsement, the comparison gets easily cleared in mind that they are no less than the Hollywood counterparts at all.
Well, the fraternity is glowing but with the aged stars who have been ruling the scene for decades. And they are very well there as were many years back rather their importance and price have even climbed to extra heights now and the fan following turned to colossal level.
These aged stars leave no stone unturned to give room the newcomers to show their talents. If any dares to come, cannot survive and if does, then cannot go level to level or cross them. They have power, money, huge stardom and big resources. These aged stars have even turned producers to play the games safely. They not only earn profits from production but also chew up the bucks from acting. Even the girls half of their ages are roped in to star opposite them. These stars demand the fee what they like and when their movies turn hit, their price shoots to clouds’ height that the producers have to put the head into the legs and finally bow the head down to their demands. They even work on their own terms. They are the real kings of Bollywood since they are superstars, laced with endless fan base in India and abroad, and the movies run on their names.
The industry is filled with aged stars who are all over the Bollywood scene but the ones who have turned forty but still naughty with the audiences who love them a lot include:
The King of Bollywood, Shah Rukh Khan is 46 years old. He is truly ruling the scene having huge fan following not only in India but in the world. He has his own class and style. His super stardom makes many around him jealous of him which is why he has many apparent and hidden foes around. Khan is not on friendly terms with Salman Khan for last many years. With Aamir Khan too, he is not on any good terms. These two stars are his biggest rivals in the industry. The trio even does not talk to each of them nor do they now work together. With Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan had bad relations and they continued for several years but now the clashes are sorted out and the families meet up with each others.
The 46-year-old Aamir Khan is called the Mr. Perfectionist in the industry and this title was given to him since he is very choosy in making the selections of the films. He does one movie a year that turns blockbuster.
Salman too is 46 and he enjoys the stardom aptly. His fan following too is big in the world. He is simply loved by the masses who turn out whenever his movie is released. He has box office value like Shah Rukh and Aamir. His macho body, angry style and smiles make him famous and loveable. His carefree style too attracts fans towards him.
This aged personality of Bollywood is a timeless star who has turned a legend. Now a film, whether hits or flops, his status and stardom cannot be affected. His loyal fan following resides in almost every part of the world. He has been in the industry for last many decades conferring the audiences with his classy acting, baritone voice and angry man style. Bachchan is 69 years old and is still rocking in cinema and television industry.
Akshay is 44 and called the true Khiladi (player) of the cinema industry. In the beginning, he got popularity in his career but then his career turned average, even he faced the down as well then all of a sudden after Here Pheri and its sequels came up, his comic skills got noticed and he turned a superstar.
Ajay Devgan, the angry man of today’s scene, is 42. Initially he shot to fame for action films. But these days, his popularity among the viewers is due to the comedy. Golmaal and its sequels made Ajay a household name to reckon with.
Sanju Baba is 52 and he has truly been in the industry for last many decades. He witnessed the ups and downs in his long career. Even he was sent to jail because of illegal weapons possession. He spent long time in prison. Dutt has been famous for actions, romance and comedy. These days his comedy makes him stand among the horde of actors. His Munnabhai MBBS and its sequel turned Baba a true superstar.