The Pan India superstar blew minds across the globe with his phenomenal performance as Komaram Bheem in SS Rajamouli’s RRR. Right from his epic intro scene, where he wrestles a tiger with his bare hands, to the jaw-dropping spectacle in the film’s interval fight, NTR Jr had audiences hooting and whistling in the aisles. Known for his unerring commitment towards his craft, NTR Jr dedicated four long years of his life to RRR, winning endless accolades and admiration around the world. Still basking in the glory of RRR, NTR Jr is now gearing up for NTR30 directed by Janatha Garage director Koratala Siva and NTR31 directed by KGF director Prashanth Neel.
Kartik Aaryan emerged as one of the actors for bringing audiences back to theatres after the pandemic. Kartik’s quirky, rib-tickling performance in the megahit horror-comedy Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 co-starring Tabu and Kiara Advani was a major highlight of 2022. A talented and self-made star, Kartik is universally adored by fans of all age groups. With projects like Freddy, Shehzada and Satyaprem Ki Katha on the cards, the actor is sure to weave his magic again in the coming days.
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The Kannada superstar set screens ablaze as the fiery and unstoppable ‘Rocky Bhai’ in K.G.F: Chapter 2. The much-awaited sequel to the KGF saga was an absolute knockout, becoming the highest-grossing Indian film of 2022! A perfect package of action and witty dialogues, Yash’s Rocky Bhai is a pop-cultural phenomenon among fans. One of the humblest superstars out there, Yash is winning hearts everywhere. While he is yet to announce his new film, fans can rest assured it will be something as epic and unprecedented as KGF.
The multi-hyphenate actor, writer and director broke out with this year’s cinematic sensation Kantara. Combining myth, folklore and tribal issues, the Kannada-language action drama was a smash across the North and South territories as well as internationally. As a footloose village boy who embraces his higher destiny, Rishab impressed audiences with his stunning versatility and formidable screen presence. Primed to join the big leagues, Rishab has multiple projects lined up, including Bell Bottom 2 and a Telugu film with Allu Aravind.
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In a year where Hindi films struggled to perform at the box-office, Ranbir Kapoor’s Brahmāstra: Part One – Shiva brought much-needed cheer to fans and stakeholders alike. A sprawling superhero fantasy epic, the film starred Ranbir as Shiva, a young DJ endowed with mystical powers and connected to the world of divine astras. Released in September, the film ended up becoming the highest-grossing Hindi release of 2022. With Part Two eagerly awaited, Ranbir also has Sandeep Reddy Vanga’s Animal and Luv Ranjan’s next in the offing.