5 performances of Anil Kapoor that show his credibility as an actor

Anil Kapoor, the evergreen actor who has been wowing us with his 'jhakaas' performances since years.

Anil Kapoor is regarded as one of the most versatile actors of Bollywood and even at the age of 64, he can give a tough competition to any of the youngsters in the industry. He started his acting journey with a small role in the 1979 film 'HamareTumhare' and since then, he has been repeatedly impressing us with his brilliant performances, great dancing skills, charming personality and strong on-screen presence. In his career spanning over 4 decades, he has appeared in several Indian industries as well as international films and tv series. Here, let's take a look at the 5 best performances in Anil Kapoor's career.

  1. Mr. India: Probably the most iconic film in Kapoor's career, Mr. India is still a favourite to every cinephile in India. In this fantasy movie, Anil Kapoor played the role of a kind man who can turn invisible with the help of a wristwatch. Despite of the engaging plot, Sridevi's "Hawahawai" dance act and Amrish Puri's strong portrayal of Mogambo, it was Anil Kapoor who stole the entire show with his charming performance.
  2. Nayak: Directed by S. Shankar, 'Nayak' showcases the vividity of Anil Kapoor as an actor. In this movie, Kapoor played the role of an honest and dedicated TV reporter who becomes chief minister for one day and shows a way to bring an end to corruption. Kapoor nailed his role completely and won a National Award for his brilliant performance in this film.
  3. Pukar: In this Rajkumar Santoshi directorial action thriller, Anil Kapoor played the role of a military officer named Major JaidevRajvansh and stunned everyone with his power-packed performance. Also, his chemistry with Madhuri Dixit gained appreciations from both the crowd and the critics. The film became a superhit and brought Kapoor a National Film Award for Best Actor.
  4. Slumdog Millionaire: This was Anil Kapoor's first Hollywood movie in which he played the role of Prem Kumar, a host in a TV show similar to 'Kaun Banega Crorepati', and wowed each and everyone with his superb performance. The film won 8 Academy Awards and it gave Kapoor a huge recognition in Hollywood.
  5. AK vs AK: This is an extraordinary and out-of-the-box movie which proves that Anil Kapoor, even at the age of 64, is equally great as he was 40 years back. In this movie, Kapoor played a version of himself and amazed everyone with his energetic performance. From dancing in a crowded place to being a helpless father, the way Kapoor portrayed each and every subtle emotion of the character, is truly commendable.
So, which is your most favourite performance by Anil Kapoor?