Top 10 Most Successful Bollywood Actors Of All Time Based On Number Of Hits & Flops

Searching for the most successful Bollywood actors of all time? A quick guide in determining most popular and successful Bollywood stars as of 2017 based on the number of Hits and Flops they have given?

Over the years, Bollywood has generated dozens of actors, who have given numerous hits, superhits, and Blockbusters. These actors have gone through a lot to reach this point and received the status of Stars. Here is the list of top 10 most successful Bollywood actors of all time based on the number of All time blockbusters, blockbusters, superhits and hit movies they have given.

Almost all of these actors are superstars of the current generation. Box office numbers and success rate are the prime factor while determining this list and those box office numbers were missing in the old days, that’s why super successful actors like Amitabh, Dharmendra, Dilip Kumar, Rajesh Khanna and Rajendra Kumar were not included here.

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10. Sunny Deol

He has been in the industry for a very long time and has done around 46 films. No doubt he remained a successful actor throughout his career. With two all times Blockbuster and a couple of hits and super hits, Sunny Deol has an overall success rate of 17.39% that puts him on number ten of our list.

09. Abhishek Bachchan

Big B’s son will fill in the ninth spot. The start of the career has been a little shaky, but there is no doubt that he has tried to prove his worth with some notable roles and acclaimed performances. With one blockbuster and a few super hits, he has done a good job with the success rate of 19.04%.

08. Anil Kapoor

Anil Kapoor has cemented his position as one of the most successful Bollywood actors of all time. He has done 46 films as of 2017 and had a success rate of 21.73%.

07. Saif Ali Khan


Yes, we’re sure you must have been waiting for our Chotay Nawab to be added to this list. He has been pretty much consistent in the previous years but still waiting for his first Blockbuster. Hits have been coming into him quite frequently, so he will be placed at number seven with an overall success rate of 22.44%.

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06. Ajay Devgan

Ajay Devgan is not going out without a fight, and we can see that by his recent releases which have been successful most of the time. Film star Kajol’s husband has now been a part of 82 films, out of that a dozen hit and almost half a dozen were super hits. He will be our number six with the success rate of 26.5%.

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05. Akshay Kumar

Akshay Kumar has hit a century as far as the number of films is concerned. With a dozen hits and almost a dozen superhits, Akshay is right now standing among the highest earning actors in the industry as well. As far as his success rate and profitability come, he has a very impressive figure of 35.1% and right now he’s just boosting his ratings so we might see him coming up soon.

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04. Salman Khan

Salman Khan has appeared in 60 movies so far. He has given a couple of all-time blockbusters, nine blockbusters, and a dozen super hits and hits. With the success rate and of 48.3% Salman Khan is considered as one of the most successful actors ever.

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03. Hrithik Roshan

This might come as a surprise for the Salman Khan fans but since the ratings are based on the percentage of hits and super hits, Rakesh Roshan’s son has a Success rate of 52.6%. Right now he is in the top three most successful actors of Bollywood.

02. Aamir Khan

Aamir Khan is at firm number two position in this list. Aamir Khan has an impressive success rate of 75% in the industry that too by appearing once in a year. Aamir has delivered successful movies consistently. With his consistency, it is safe to say that he will continue to do so.

01. Shahrukh Khan

He’s arguably the most successful actor of the industry no matter which category you would like to discuss. With an astonishing success rate of 76% which includes 52 films overall as an actor, two all times blockbusters, eight blockbusters, four superhits and 11 hits, we don’t have to tell you why he’s ruling the list.There’s a reason why he’s called a King.

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Bottom Line

As mentioned above, almost all of these actors are from the same generation who used to select movies with caution and know Box office numbers quite well.