IMDb recently released the Top 10 Most Popular Indian Stars of 2022 list. Fans will be excited to know if their favorite stars are at the top of the list. Bollywood had a challenging year, but there were a few actors who managed to stay in the news all year long. On the other hand, South Indian movies dominated the box office throughout the year. However, the current success in Bollywood also greatly increased the actors’ popularity. Additionally, this will also be a pleasure for all the fans out there as the list contains actors from various industries. From Dhanush to Samantha, here is a look at the IMDb list of the top 10 Most Popular Indian Stars of 2022.
One of the most gifted and versatile actors in the Indian film industry is Dhanush. He has worked as a producer, lyricist, and playback singer, in addition to acting. Dhanush had a successful year owing to his collaboration with the Russo Brothers in the Netflix movie The Gray Man. That’s not all, though, since he also sang a few successful songs in Tamil. He was able to maintain his place at the top due to everything. The well-known actor has a few intriguing projects planned, so the following year also appears to be fairly promising for him.
2. Alia Bhatt
Alia Bhatt, one of the most sought-after actresses in recent times in Bollywood, is immensely talented and charming. She is also a talented singer, in addition to appearing in several critically acclaimed movies. She fights for the welfare of street animals and is also an environmentalist. In addition, Alia and her husband Ranbir Kapoor welcomed a baby girl this year. She made various box office successes this year, including Brahmastra, Gangubai Kathiawadi, RRR, and Darlings. As a result, 2022 ended up being a fascinating year for the actress. She took second place on IMDb’s list of the most well-liked Indian stars in 2022.
3. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has been a household name in India ever since she won the Miss World title in 1994. She has acted in many south Indian films while also working on Bollywood movies. After nearly four years, Aishwarya returned to the big screen this year. She returned with Ponniyin Selvan; the historical drama considered the greatest work of Mani Ratnam. Additionally, she captivates the audience with her outstanding performance in the blockbuster film. The actress’s comeback to the big screen was highly anticipated by her fans. In the meantime, she rose to the third position on the IMDb popularity list thanks to her popularity and outstanding performance.
4. Ram Charan
As Tollywood movies compete with others worldwide, their popularity is growing daily. One of Tollywood’s most well-known actors is Ram Charan. He is among the highest-paid actors in Telugu cinema. Along with being a successful actor, he is also a successful entrepreneur and film producer. He collaborated with his father, Chiranjeevi, this year on the thrilling action drama Acharya. He has received a great deal of praise for his outstanding performance in Rajamouli’s RRR. Ram Charan is still the topic of conversation across the country. Charan also received international recognition in 2022, and today he is among the highest-paid actors in the nation.
5. Samantha Ruth Prabhu
Samantha Ruth Prabhu is an Indian actress who has appeared in numerous Tamil and Telugu films. She worked on modeling jobs part-time while an undergrad getting a degree in commerce. Last year, she declared her separation from Naga Chaitanya. However, in Pushpa: The Rise, she returned strong with a couple of standout performances and a breathtaking dance routine. Additionally, the public also responded well to her movies Kaathuvaakula Rendu Kaadhal and Yashoda. Meanwhile, Prabhu’s fans were concerned when she revealed that she was fighting myositis.
6. Hrithik Roshan
Hrithik Roshan is one of the most well-known actors in Bollywood of his generation. He is an excellent singer and dancer in addition to being an actor. Hrithik started as an artist when he was young. He is also commonly referred to as the “Greek God of Bollywood” due to his imposing figure. The actor, who has received countless accolades throughout the years, is still one of Bollywood’s most prominent celebrities. A Bollywood actor’s relationship with the actress Saba Azad has generated a lot of media attention this year. He got sixth place on IMDb’s popularity chart. He became well-known on various social media platforms for a few weeks after the release of Vikram Vedha, in which Saif Ali Khan also has a role.
7. Kiara Advani
With her performance and bright smile, actress Kiara Advani has captured the hearts of millions of people. She is one of the film industry’s most sought-after newcomers. Having gained notoriety for her role in MS Dhoni: The Untold Story, Kiara has astounded her audience with every project she has worked on. She also possesses an exceptional fashion sense. Kiara’s performance in Shershaah last year received high accolades. She returned earlier this year with the hit movie Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2. Mixed reviews for Jug Jugg Jeeyo were likewise received at the box office. Advani also appears to be in top form for her upcoming film Govinda Naam Mera. On December 16, 2022, Disney+ Hotstar will premiere it.
8. Jr. NTR
One of the most well-known actors and playback singers in India is Jr. NTR. He has built a sizable fan following throughout his career, and the public has shown him a great deal of love and respect. One of the few star kids who has made a name for himself, the actor is still a fan favorite. Additionally, he belongs to the Telugu Desam Party, which was founded by his grandfather. Jr. NTR is one of the Telugu film industry’s highest-paid actors. For SS Rajamouli’s RRR earlier this year, he collaborated with Ram Charan. The movie also promoted the South’s actors internationally. Additionally, it assisted Jr. NTR in securing the eighth position on IMDb popularity rankings for 2022.
9. Allu Arjun
One of Telugu cinema’s most popular actors is Allu Arjun. He made his film debut as a child actor before going on to star in several well-known films. He is one of the first names that come to mind while discussing South Indian cinema. His movies are constantly successful and are regarded as some of the best Telugu movies ever made. Additionally, following the incredible success of Pushpa: The Rise, he reportedly increased his fees by a factor of two. On the popularity list maintained by IMDb, he is now rated ninth. The actor and co-star Rashmika Mandanna are currently working hard shooting Pushpa: The Rule.
Yash is a prominent figure in the Kannada film industry. He is an Indian actor. He became well-known for his portrayal of Rocky Bhai in the KGF movie. Thanks to KGF: Chapter 2‘s tremendous success, Yash is still a top online trend. The Kannada franchise’s creators have succeeded in keeping fans guessing by dropping hints about future updates. His fans gave him the nickname “Rocking Star” due to his consecutive hits.
The actors on the list were those that were continuously placed first on the IMDb weekly ranking table during the year 2022. The number of viewers who viewed their page on IMDb decided their ranking.