Eid Special: Memorable Muslim Characters in Bollywood Movies!

Eid Special
Eid Mubarak

Many leading bollywood actors and actresses portrayed Muslim characters, some of these being critically acclaimed and won them Best Actor and Actress awards for playing rich and complex Muslim characters.

Actors :

Amitabh Bachchan (Hindu) :
Saat Hindustani (1969),
Immaan Dharam (1977),
Coolie (1983),
Main Azaad Hoon (1989),
Ajooba (1991),
Khuda Gawah (1992)

Shahrukh Khan (Muslim) :
Hey Ram (2000),
Chak De India (2007),
Billu (2009),
My Name Is Khan (2010),
Ae Dil Hai Mushkil (2016),
My Dear Zindagi (2016),
Raees (2017)

Ranveer Singh (Hindu) :
Padmaavat (2018) and Gully Boy (2019).

Salman Khan (Muslim) :
Sanam Bewafa (1991),
Sultan (2016)

Ajay Devgan (Hindu) :
Kachche Dhaage (1999),
Tango Charlie (2005),
Once Upon A Time in Mumbaai (2010),
Fitoor (2016)

Hrithik Roshan (Hindu) :
Fiza (2000),
Mission Kashmir (2000),
Jodhaa Akbar (2008),
Luck By Chance (2009)

Aamir Khan (Muslim) :
Raakh (1989),
Earth (1998),
Fanaa (2006),
Dhoom 3 (2013)

Saif Ali Khan (Muslim) :
Kurbaan (2009)

John Abraham (Christian) :
Kabul Express (2006),
New York (2008)

Shahid Kapoor (Hindu) :
Teri Meri Kahaani (2012),
Haider (2014),
Rangoon (2017)

Aditya Roy Kapoor (Hindu) :
Fitoor (2016)

Akshay Kumar (Hindu) :
Insan (2005),
Tees Maar Khan (2010),
Once Upon Ay Time In Mumbai Dobaara! (2013),
Dishoom (2016)

Varun Dhawan (Hindu) :
Dishoom (2016),
Kalank (2019)

Sushant Singh Rajput (Hindu) :
PK (2014),
Kedarnath (2018)

Pran in Zanjeer (Hindu) (1973)

A. K. Hangal plays the character of a blind moulvi in sholay.

In Karan Johar’s superhit ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’, most of the actors and actresses, play Muslim characters, except Ranbir Kapoor.

Actresses :

Aishwarya Rai (Hindu) :
Umrao Jaan (2006),
Ae Dil Hai Mushkil (2016)

Deepika Padukone (Hindu) :
Break Ke Baad (2010),
Race 2 (2013),
Bajirao Mastani (2015)

Kangana Ranaut (Hindu) :
Woh Lamhe (2007)

Priyanka Chopra (Hindu) :
The Hero (2003),
Love Story 2050 (2008),
Teri Meri Kahaani (2012),
A Kid Like Jake (2018 – American film)

Anushka Sharma (Hindu) :
Dil Dhadakne Do (2015),
Sultan (2016),
Ae Dil Hai Mushkil (2016),
Pari (2018)

Alia Bhatt (Hindu) :
Raazi (2018), and Gully Boy (2018)

Parineeti Chopra (Hindu) :
Ishaqzaade (2013),
Dawaat-E-Ishq (2014),
Dishoom (2016)

Sonam Kapoor (Hindu) :
Saawariya (2007),
Mausam (2011),
Raanjhanaa (2013)

Sonakshi Sinha (Hindu) :
Once Upon A Time In Mumbai Dobaara (2013)

Kareena Kapoor (Hindu) :
Refugee (2000),
Dev (2004),
Agent Vinod (2012),
Satyagraha (2013)

Katrina Kaif (Christian) :
New York (2008),
Tees Maar Khan (2010),
Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2011),
Ek Tha Tiger (2012),
Dhoom 3 (2013),
Phantom (2015),
Fitoor (2016),
Tiger Zinda Hai (2017),
Thugs of Hindostan (2018)

Tabu (Muslim) :
Chandni Bar (2001),
Haider (2014),
Fitoor (2016)

Kajol (Hindu) :
Fanaa (2006)

Rani Mukherjee (Hindu) :
Veer-Zaara (2004)

Karisma Kapoor (Hindu) :
Fiza (2000),
Zubeidaa (2001)

Preity Zinta (Hindu) :
Mission Kashmir (2000),
Veer-Zaara (2004),
Jhoom Barabar Jhoom (2007)

Amisha Patel (Hindu) :
Gadar (2001)

Juhi Chawla (Hindu) :
Shaheed Uddham Singh (1999),
Kismat Konnection (2008),
The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014)

Manisha Koirala (Hindu) :
Bombay (1995),
Kachche Dhaage (1999),
Market (2003),
Taj Mahal : An Eternal Love Story (2005)

Urmila Matondkar (Hindu) :
Tehzeeb (2003)

Madhuri Dixit (Hindu) :
Dedh Ishqiya (2014),
Kalank (2019)

Vidya Balan (Hindu) :
Salaam-E-Ishq (2007),
Bobby Jasoos (2014),
Begum Jaan (2017)

Huma Qureishi (Muslim) :
Gangs Of Wasseypur (2012),
D-Day (2013),
Dedh Ishqiya (2014),
Visceroy’s House (2017)

Shraddha Kapoor (Hindu) :
Haider (2014),
Haseena Parkar (2017)

Sridevi (Hindu) :
Khuda Gawah (1992)

Rekha (Hindu) :
Umrao Jaan (1981),
Deedar-E-Yaar (1982)

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