When you hear the name Anil Kapoor there are few things which come to your mind A) Jhakass, B) Mr. India and C) The man who keeps getting younger as he grows old. Anil Kapoor turns 62 today and here is a look at his Top 10 best performances.
1. Mr. India
If you are kid who grew up in the late 80’s and early 90’s Anil Kapoor’s Mr. India was the one movie which fascinated you. This was the first time a Hindi movie actually featured a man who could turn invisible. Anil Kapoor’s performances was loved by everyone.
This movie is by far the most talked about movies of the early 2000’s. It was one of the those movies which was loved by the audience which showcased how a common man becomes a chief minister saves his state from corruption.
3. Slumdog Millionaire
This movie took Anil Kapoor’s career to the next level. This was his first Hollywood movie. His role of a game host in the movie was much loved by the audience. The movie also won many accolades across the globe.
Anil Kapoor and Madhuri Dixit’s pairing on the silver screen is still regarded as one of the best till date. This movie showcased the turbulent drama goes to and fro in time to chronicle his loss of innocence, a courtship with Madhuri Dixit and the events that led to their estrangement.
5. Ram Lakhan
Anil Kapoor & Jackie Shroff are by far the coolest heroes you will come across. With Ram Lakhan they gave the best drama films in Bollywood where they played brothers and his portrayal of the a rascal, a scamster, a charmer, a brat was loved by the audience. And it’s hit song My Name Is Lakhan is till date a chartbuster.
This is yet another movie which featured Anil Kapoor & Jackie Shroff. It was based on a gang war. Anil & Jackie yet again played brothers who were caught on the either side of this gang war.
When it comes to versatility, Anil Kapoor is on top of the list his portrayal of this feared yet caring gangster took you on a laugh riot. Majnu Bhai really was a treat to watch.
This movie actually failed at the box-office but his dual portrayal of heartbroken youth along with another role of grey-haired somber man in his 40’s is irresistible. This was the first time he also shaved his moustache for a role.
9. Kishen Kanhaiya
Anil Kapoor has played the role of twins in many of his films but this one was special as it was the remake of Dilip Kumar’s Ram Aur Shyam.
10. Dil Dhadkne Do
To convince Anil Kapoor to play a father on-screen, Zoya Akhtar literally had to plead with Anil Kapoor as he felt he wasn’t old enough to play the role of a father. Boy did he ace the role of Kamal Mehra with his salt and pepper look.
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