90’s has been a golden era for Bollywood. The 90’s revolutionalised the Indian Film Industry in terms of more global appeal, audience love and box office numbers. The films cultivated into the hearts of millions of people in India as well as abroad. As we saw a number of Superstars growing in the 90’s era like Aamir Khan, Salman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgn. But often we forgot about actors, who were the main force behind the success of any film, without whom the era of 90’s is incomplete. Actors like Anupam Kher, Johnny Lever, Satish Shah, Amrish Puri.
The man who brought smiles into the faces of millions. Johnny Lever had a very humble beginning, but later came to be known as the Charlie Chaplin of India. His comic timing, the punch lines and his expressions stole everyone’s heart. You can think of a movie without Shah Rukh Khan or Salman Khan, but a movie without Johnny Lever can’t be dreamt of. His mere presence can lighten up the audience mood. Johnny Lever has acted in more than 300 films. He is known for his memorable roles in Baazigar as Babulal, Karan Arjun, Deewana Mastana, Dulhe Raja and many more.
This versatile actor has pierced into the hearts of people with his many iconic roles. Whether a villian or a comic actor, Anupam Kher has proved his ability and talent to enact any role. The actor is internationally acclaimed and has received many international awards. Anupam Kher today completed 36 years in film industry. The proved his worth in his debut movie Saaransh, where he played the role of an old man at the age of 29. The actor is known for his memorable work in Lamhe, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayege, Ram Lakhan, Maine Gandhi Ko Nhi Mara and many more.
Amrish Puri’s contribution towards Indian Cinema is incomparable. The official “Villan” of Bollywood. He aroused a terror and fear among audience, that was his talent. Although the actor had been working in the industry way before 90’s. No one in the industry could have played the Bad Guy better than Amrish Puri. Amrish Puri portraying as the Villan, was a guaranteed success for the producers. Amrish Puri won several awards in his 38 years career and has made a name for himself in Bollywood as well as Hollywood. His dialogue” Mogambo Khush Hua” still resonates to the ears of many. Amrish Puri has been a key pillar, for success of Bollywood today. The actor is best known for his role in Mr India, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayege, Karan Arjun, Koyla and many more.
Satish Shah ruled the 90’s. The actor was known to portray comedy roles and spread smiles. His energy and ability to perform various kinds of roles stood out. Not only in the Film Industry but the actor is also one of the pioneer in the Indian Television Industry. A 90’s movie without Satish Shah was incomplete. The actor, played the role of Municipal Commissioner D’Mello in the movie Jane Bhi Do Yaro directed by Kundan Shah. He is best known for portraying roles in Hum Aapke Hain Kaun, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayege, Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani, Hum Saath Saath Hain and many more.
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