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Top 16 Popular and Highest Fan Following Actor in India

Regarding the actors with the highest fan following, India is the second-largest country that has the second-largest Entertainment Industry in the World. There are a lot of versatile actors currently present in the Indian Entertainment industry who are gaining popularity worldwide.  In this guide, we have listed the most popular highest fan following actor in India. So let’s start…

List of Actors with the Highest fan following in India

Have a glance at the below section and check out these 16 Highest fans following actor in India. Let’s check it.

  1. Shah Rukh Khan
  2. Salman Khan
  3. Rajinikanth
  4. Amitabh Bachchan
  5. Ajith Kumar
  6. Puneeth Rajkumar
  7. Aamir Khan
  8. Pawan Kalyan
  9. Hrithik Roshan
  10. Mahesh Babu
  11. Akshay Kumar
  12. Prabhas
  13. Ilayathalapathy Vijay
  14. Jr. NTR
  15. Yash 
  16. Ranbir Kapoor

#1. Shah Rukh Khan

highest fan following actor in india

D.O.B: 2nd December 1965

Spouse: Gauri Chibber (M: 1991 – Present)


  1. Filmfare Award (2005, 2008, 2011)
  2. Padma Shri (2005)
  3. IIFA Award (2005, 2008, 2011)
  4. Screen Award (2007, 2012, 2016)
  5. Filmfare Power Award (2005, 2005)
  6. Zee Cine Award (2008, 2011, 2014)
  7. Chevalier Sivaji Ganesan Award (2013)

Shah Rukh Khan is ranked 1st in the list of most fan following actors in India. He is famous as Badshah, King Khan, King of Bollywood. He gained immense popularity in India and furthermore also by hearth core viewers and fans who love Indian Bollywood cinema. According to fans, she has 37.8 million followers on her Instagram and Twitter accounts.. 

Popular Movies:

  • Dilwale (2015)
  • Fan (2016)

#2. Salman Khan

Salman Khan

D.O.B: 27th December 1965


  1. Best Children’s Film (2012)
  2. Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment (2016)
  3. Best Filmfare Awards for Best Male Debut (1990)
  4. Best Filmfare Awards for Best Supporting Actor (1999)
  5. Star Screen Award Best Actor Award (2011, 2013)
  6. IIFA Awards (2010)

Salman Khan is the most popular Bollywood actor in the Bollywood industry. Salman Khan currently has a huge following across Asia. He is not only a popular Bollywood actor but also the most dominant Bollywood celebrity. His full name is Abdul Rashid Salim Salman Khan and was born on December 27, 1965 in Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India. As for the followers of his fans, according to 2019, he has 336.5 million followers on his Instagram and Twitter accounts. 

Popular Movies

  • Bajrangi Bhaijaan
  • Dabangg

#3. Rajinikanth

Actor with the highest fan

D.O.B: 12th December 1950

Spouse: Latha Rajinikanth (M: 1981 – Present)


  1. Kalaimamani (1984)
  2. Padma Bhusan (2000)
  3. 45th International Film Festival of India
  4. NTR National Award (2016)
  5. Padma Vibhushan (2016)
  6. Dadasaheb Phalke Award (2020)

Superstar Rajinikant is the most popular celebrity in the Tamil industry. He has the highest fan following in India. It is also known as Thalaivar. From working as a bus conductor to growing up to becoming a southern cinema star, Rajinikant is one of the most respected actors. Sir Rajini’s style and charisma have gained a huge following that stretches not only across national borders but across borders as well. Superstar movies are always praised by Paalabhisekams and he is absolutely adored by his fans.

Popular Movies

  • Darbar (2020)
  • Kabali (2016)

#4. Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan

D.O.B: 11th October 1942

Spouse: Jaya Bhaduri (M: 1973 – Present)


  1. Filmfare Awards (1978)
  2. Padma Shri (1984)
  3. Padma Bhushan (2001)
  4. Screen Award (2003)
  5. Legion of Honor (2007)
  6. Padma Vibhushan (2015)
  7. Dadasaheb Phalke Award (2019)

Amitabh Bachchan is also known as Big B. Currently, he has 25 million followers on Twitter. He is one of the highest fan following actor in India. He also has 14.1 million followers on his Instagram account and 28 million followers on his Facebook account. His popularity can not be described in words. He is active on social media and shares many poetry and images on his social media account.

Popular Movies

  • Piku (2015)
  • Badla (2019)

 #5. Ajith Kumar

most fan following actor in india

D.O.B: 1st May 1971

Spouse: Shalini (M: 2000 – Present)


  1. Chennai Times Film Awards (2012)
  2. Cinema Express Awards (1999)
  3. Dinakaran Cinema Awards (2002)
  4. Filmfare Awards South (2007)

 Ajith Kumar was crowned with an energetic appearance and also gained a large following in the South. This celebrity who mostly works in Tamil cinema has also had some crazy moments. Ajith Kumar received critical acclaim for the 1995 thriller Aasai. He is also a racer and has a great passion for it. 

Popular Movies:

  • Vivegam (2017)
  • Valimai (2022)

#6. Puneeth Rajkumar

Puneeth Rajkumar

D.O.B: 17th March 1975

Spouse: Ashwini Revanth (M:1999)

Died: 29th October 2021.


  1. Karnataka Ratna (2021)

Puneeth Rajkumar was the most fan-following actor in India. As the youngest son of legendary Kannada actor Rajkumar, Puneet enjoys a good fan base in Sandalwood. Apart from carrying on Rajkumar’s legacy, Puneeth is widely recognized for his involvement in message-oriented social films. Puneeth Rajkumar is a well-known figure to other viewers in the film industry.

Popular Movies:

  • Appu (2002)
  • Anjani Putra (2017)

#7. Aamir Khan

Aamir Khan

D.O.B: 14th March 1965

Spouse(s): Reena Dutta (M: 1986 – Div: 2002), Kiran Rao (M: 2005 – Div: 2021)


  1. Padma Shri (2003)
  2. Padma Bhushan (2010)
  3. Government of China (2017)
  4. Filmfare Award (1989, 1997, 2002, 2007, 2008,2017)
  5. National Film Award (1988, 2001, 2003, 2007)
  6. Bollywood Movie Awards (2002)

Aamir Khan is a famous actor with most fans in India. He is known as an intellectual and he has proven it time and time again, captivating audiences with captivating stories that make entertainment a complete experience, most recently Dangal in 2016. He currently has 16.1 million viewers on Facebook and 19.6 million followers on Twitter in the film industry. 

Popular Movies:

  • Lagaan (2001)
  • Taare Zameen Par (2009)

#8. Pawan Kalyan

most fan base actor in india

D.O.B: 2nd September 1968

Spouse(s): Nandini (M: 1997 – Div: 2007)


  1. 60th Filmfare Awards South (2012)
  2. CineMAA Awards (2012)
  3. Santosham Awards South (2013)
  4. South Indian International Movie Awards (2012)

Pawan Kumar is a great actor and has a strong and massive fan following among young people in the Telugu industry. He has the highest fans all over the country as well as around the world. 

Popular Movies:    

  • Gabbar Singh (2012)
  •  Attarintiki Daredi (2013)

#9. Hrithik Roshan

Hrithik Roshan

D.O.B: 10th January 1974

Spouse: Sussanne Khan (M: 2000 – Div: 2014)


  1. Filmfare Awards (2001, 2004, 2007, 2009)
  2. Screen Awards (2001, 2004, 2007, 2009)
  3. Zee Cine Awards (2001, 2004, 2007, 2011, 2020)
  4. Stardust Awards (2005, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013)

Hrithik Roshan has the highest fan following actors in the Bollywood industry. In 2019 he gained great popularity all over the world, and 2019 was also a very successful year for Hrithik Rosean due to the two blockbusters best movies like “War” and “Super 30”. He is the most handsome and active actor in the Bollywood industry.

Popular Movies:

  • Kaho Naa….Pyaar Hai (2000)
  • Koi..Mil Gaya (2004)

#10. Mahesh Babu

Mahesh Babu

D.O.B: 9th August 1975

Spouse: Namrata Shirodkar (M: 2005)


  1. CineMAA Awards (2003, 2011)
  2. Filmfare Awards (2004, 2007, 2011, 2013, 2015)
  3. IIFA Utsavam (2016)
  4. Nandi Awards (2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2011, 2015)

Mahesh Babu is the highest fan following actor in the Telugu industry. His films have grossed millions of dollars overseas and he has a huge following around the world. He has 11 million followers on his Twitter account. 

Popular Movies:

  • Athadu (2005)
  • Maharshi (2019)

#11. Akshay Kumar

highest fan base actor in india

D.O.B: 9th September 1967

Spouse: Twinkle Khanna (M: 2001)


  1. Outstanding Achievement in Cinema (2011)
  2. Rajiv Gandhi Award (2004)
  3. IIFA-FICCI Frames Award (2009)
  4. National Film Awards (2017)

Akshay Kumar’s full name is Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia. He was born in Amritsar, Punjab, India. He is the highest fan base actor in India. In 2019 and 2020 he gave several box office hits such as 2.0, Gold, Housefull 4, Gabbar is Back, Toilet: Ek Prem Katha, Mission Mangal, etc. On his Twitter account, he has over 15.7 million viewers and more than 21.9 million viewers on his Facebook account. 

Popular Movies:

  • Pad Man (2019)
  • Rustom (2017)

#12. Prabhas


D.O.B: 23rd October 1979


  1. CineMAA Awards (2010)
  2. Nandi Film (2013)
  3. Santosham Film Awards (2015)

After releasing Bahubali 1 and 2 movies, Prabhas became an International star. He is the most fan base actor in India. He is the most popular actor in the Telugu industry. Bahubali did very well in countries like Japan and China. He has adored fans from countries like Nepal, China, and Japan. 

Popular Movies:

  • Mirchi (2013)
  • Darling (2010)

#13. Ilayathalapathy Vijay

Ilayathalapathy Vijay

D.O.B: 22nd June 1974

Spouse: Sangeeta Sornalingam (M:1999)


  1. Ananda Vikatan Cinema Awards (2013, 2018)
  2. Edison Awards India (2012)
  3. Tamil Nadu State Film Awards (1997)

Vijay is blessed with the most fan-following actor in India. It extends to the rural villages of the south. Several of his films coincided with the concept of rural matters and him as a knight in shining armor. He is a Tamil actor and earned a number of fan following throughout the South. Vijay’s fans also went to extremes while adoring the actor. His famous Tamil dialogue always loved one.  

Popular Movies:

  • Mersal (2017)
  • Master (2021)

14. Jr. NTR

actor with most fans in india

D.O.B: 20th May 1983

Spouse: Lakshmi Pranathi (M: 2011)


  1. Nandi Awards (2002)
  2. CineMAA Awards (2002, 2006)
  3. Santosham Film Awards (2003)
  4. FNCC Awards (2003)

Jr. NTR’s full name is Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao Jr. He is one of the most fan base actor in India. His films have grossed millions of dollars overseas. For his excellent performance, he gained a large fan following. 

Popular Movies:

  • Simhadri (2003)
  • Rakhi (2006)

#15. Yash 


D.O.B: 8th January 1986

Spouse: Radhika Pandit (M: 2016)


  1. Filmfare Awards South (2009, 2015)
  2. South Indian International Movie Awards (2015)
  3. IIFA Utsavam (2016)

Yash’s full name is Naveen Kumar Gowda. He mainly works in Kannada films. He is well known for portraying the role of Rocky in the popular film KGF Chapter 1 in 2008. For his excellent performance in this film, he gained a huge fan following in India. Then he will star in the long-awaited KGF Chapter 2, which will hit theaters in 2022. He is one of the highest fan-following actor in India. 

Popular movies:

  • Moggina Manasu (2009)
  • Mr. and Mrs. Ramachari (2015)

#16. Ranbir Kapoor

highest fan following actor in india

D.O.B: 28th September 1982

Spouse: Alia Bhatt (M: 2022)


  1. Big Star Entertainment Awards (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015)
  2. GQ Awards (2010)
  3. Filmfare Awards (2008, 2010, 2012, 2013)

Ranbir Kapoor is one of the highest fan following actor in India. With his outstanding performance, he earned a huge fan following in the Bollywood industry. He has more than 30 million viewers on his Twitter account. 

Popular Movies:

  • Barfi (2012)
  • Tamasha (2015)


That’s it. We all know there are many famous Hollywood actors, Malayalam actresses, and Bollywood Actresses who have many fans following. Here we have listed the top 16 highest fan following actor in India. Please let us know who is your favorite actor. 

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