5 Actors Who Have Been in Surprising Number of Movies


While many actors are joining the 100 crore club, there are others who have long joined the 100+ movies club. These actors have been in the Bollywood film industry for a really long time and their contributions often go unacknowledged even though they have given us many memorable performances in their career. Here are five Bollywood actors who have been in more movies than you would have thought.

1Shakti Kapoor – 633


Starting with a few small roles, Shakti Kapoor eventually established himself in Bollywood in the 80s. With villainous and comedy roles like the memorable Crime Master Gogo in 1994 movie Andaz Apna Apna, he has a surprisingly high amount of acting credits in his name.

2Anupam Kher – 397


Anupam Kher has made his name in not only Bollywood but Hollywood movies as well. He starred in the critically acclaimed 2002 movie Bend It Like Beckham and has also been in Oscar-winning Silver Linings Playbook where he played Bradley Cooper’s therapist. Apart from his nearly 400 movies, he can also be seen in many plays.

3Johnny Lever – 283


Before he acted in numerous movies, Johnny Lever had already got a jump-start into the entertainment industry as one of India’s first stand-up comedians. He entered Bollywood in the 80s and has since become one of the most respected comic Bollywood actors.

4Paresh Rawal – 253


This prolific actor is not only made it big in Bollywood, but he can also be seen in regional movies as he speaks Marathi, Telugu, and Gujarati languages fluently. He’s mostly known for his comedy roles and gave us the beloved character of Ganpat Rao Babu Rao Apte in the 2000 movie Hera Pheri.

5Naseeruddin Shah- 213


Making his debut in Bollywood in the mid-70s, Naseeruddin Shah has been in many mainstream movies in his long career and still going strong. He’s a versatile actor who not only studied drama but has been a director as well as an actor for many plays. 


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