When competence is the only way through, entrants are bound to adhere with high quality in the nature of their profession. The same holds dear for our television actors too. The perks and fame associated with glamour industry are undeniable, and many hearts are ignited with passion to succeed in the television industry. And, those who deserve, do not remain behind. When opportunities comes knocking, actors just need to struck the right chord with audiences, and they will welcome you with open arms, if they begin to like what you are doing.
Similar is the success story of many of ours television actors, and today we are enlisting top 10 best male actors of television.
10. Mohammad Nazim
A Punjabi Muslim, Mohammad Nazim made his debut with ‘Shaurya and Suhani’. Thereafter, he played the lead role of ‘Ahem Modi’ in ‘Saath Nibhana Saathiya’. He plays the formidable yet dutiful son with utmost sincerity, and that hasn’t faded away a bit since the past six years.
9. Viraf Patel
Titled as the Grasim Mr. India 2005, Viraf Patel is best known for his role in Yashraj teleseries, Mahi Way as Shiv. From there, he made appearances in many serials, but popularity came knocking his door with Life OK’s ‘Ek Boond Ishq’.
8. Karan Mehra
The one with adorable looks and humble personality, Karan Mehra plays ‘Naitik Singhania’ in one of the longest running soap opera of Star Plus, ‘Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hain’.
7. Gautam Rode
Born and brought up in Delhi, his first lead show was ‘Lucky’ which happened in 2005. For playing the lead role in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Sarswatichandra’, he was awarded the 145th Dada Saheb Phalke award for best actor. Currently, he is seen in Sony TV’s mythological show ‘Suryaputra Karn’ in the titular role.
6. Avinash Sachdev
Soon as he was casted in the role of Dev in ‘Chotti Bahu’ on Zee TV, everyone began citing him as the next big thing on television, and for the majority of it, they weren’t wrong. The numbers of his fan were on a steady rise, and when ‘Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon?…. EK Baar Phir’ happened, the numbers skyrocketed. From a kind-hearted ‘Dev’ to the angry young man ‘Shlok’, he definitely have proved his mettle by displaying different shades with the characters he played.
5. Kunal Karan Kapoor
People call him the ‘king of expressions’. His career started in 2004 with ‘Remix’ and soon after his role as ‘Cadet Yadhuvansh Sahi’ in “Left Right Left’ was loved by audiences. He continued with roles of a variety of niches, and here he is, acquiring the middle position in this list.
4. Siddharth Shukla
The tall and handsome Siddhartha Shukla is often regarded as the Greek God of Indian television. He is also known to maintain a serious composure and is able to pull of such characters with more conviction as compared to others. Since his television debut in 2008, he has enacted in numerous television serials, but the show which accredited him with much fame was ‘Balika Vadhu’.
3. Shaheer Sheikh
Born in Jammu & Kashmir, Shaheer Sheikh grew to become a lawyer. And from there, to being on this list, is the dream not everyone gets to live. He tasted fame and success with his initial serials “Kya Mast Hain Life” and “Navya”. Come the years, and he won the hearts of Indian audiences with his roles as ‘Nana Sahib’ in “Jhansi Ki Rani” and as ‘Arjuna’ in “Mahabharata”. Besides, he has also hosted Asia’s Got Talent, and acted in a couple of Indonesian films and television series.
2. Ram Kapoor
Ram Kapoor is one of the most versatile actors of this era. He rose to prominence in the Indian television industry with “Kasamh Se”, a soap opera produced by Balaji Telefilms. Presently, he portrays “Avinash Arora” in “Tamanna”, which airs on Star Plus.As of today, he is amongst the highest paid actors on television, adding a whopping 1,25,000 INR to his wallet for each day he works. Besides soap operas, he has acted in a number of good Bollywood films too.
1. Mohit Raina
Mohit Raina has earned this position in this list for his acclaimed portrayal of the Hindu almighty “Lord Shiva” in the television series “Devon Ke Dev- Mahadev” and “Mahabharata”. Presently, he is starring as the titular character in “Chakravartin Ashoka Samrat”, another ambitious historical television drama airing on Colors TV. With the miraculous roles that he has been essaying, he sure seems to go a long way down the road in the Indian television industry.