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5 actors who made their Bollywood debut as rebels!

While Ahan Shetty marks his debut as a voracious rebel with his upcoming film 'Tadap', here's a list of Top 5 actors who rose to fame with their on-screen debut as rebels!

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Bollywood industry is known by its most versatile and talented actors who have been delivering their best to the films with their unmatched acting skills since inception.

While Ahan Shetty's upcoming debut, Sajid Nadiadwala's 'Tadap' is the new talk of the town because of the bold, raw and intense trailer which gained unanimous popularity amongst the fans and audiences, it is no wrong to say that the actor is playing a rebel in this much anticipated film.

After piquing the interests of the masses with the poster and his glimpse in the film, Ahan is seen as one of the robust and ferocious actors of the new generation.

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Going back to the older times, there is a long list of superstars who had started their on-screen journey as rebels with incredibly undeniable performance, and are now known for their long-term fanciful aura in the industry. There's a reason why fans still can't just get over their intense avatar which they played over a decade ago. 

Here are a few of the top stars who gained success from their on-screen debut as rebels in the Film Industry:

Shah Rukh Khan

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Shah Rukh Khan:

The King of Romance, Shah Rukh Khan, clocks in 29 years in the film industry today. From his debut in 1992 with Deewana to his last film Zero among many other superhits, Shah Rukh has always graced the silver screen and has warmed the cockles of hearts across the world.

He started Deewana alongside Rishi Kapoor, and his popularity has just been on the rise ever since then. Shah Rukh has really rejoiced the audience with his subversive character, which is quite visible in the film.

It's only after the movie 'Deewana' that he gained mega success and gradually became the King of Bollywood carrying multiple big projects on his shoulders all by himself. Even today, the excitement that SRK incites among his fans is unlike any other. 

Jackie Shroff

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Jackie Shroff:

Jackie Shroff is one of the most popular Indian celebrities to have caught the  eye of filmmakers with his exuberant performance in his notable films.

Having worked in over 250 odd projects in the past four decades, the actor has performed as a rebel in many of them. Jackie was touted as a Bollywood's new big thing when he made a blockbuster debut as a lead actor in the film 'Hero'. 

Shroff treated the netizens with standards higher than anything they has ever seen before, his revolutionary facet was praised by one and all who watched him on-screen. Through the decades he roared on the silver screens as a rebel in films like Ram Lakhan, Karma, Tridev, Kala Bazaar among others. 

He, as a superstar has had taken the rough with the smooth journey since his inception, and has gained stardom for all right reasons. 

Tiger Shroff

Tiger Shroff:

With heavy-duty and insurgent action sequences in all the films, Tiger Shroff has come a long way as an authentic action hero.

He is one of the youngest actors to make his on-screen debut as a rebel with Heropanti followed by Baaghi and The Flying Jatt, all crafted on the same template that the actor is perfectly good at - stunts, action scenes and dance.

Interestingly, Tiger's fame has quickly climbed the stairs of success establishing a new name in B-Town, and is now touted as the first true action hero of the millennial generation. Not only this, he is also counted amongst one of the best content and unshakeable performers in action-hero space. 

Ajay Devgn

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Ajay Devgn:

It was more than a decade before when Bollywood found it's yet another true raw action hero, Ajay Devgan. Flaunting his agility and toughness, the actor made his debut as a rebel with 'Phool Aur Kaante'.

The film has been a stepping stone in his career as it led to another series of projects which helped Ajay rise as a superstar of that era, solidifying his career and earning him all the success and popularity that he truly deserved. Ajay, now, has a massive fan-following and is famously known for his intriguing stunt poses in his films.



Beloved superstar Prabhas has carved a niche for himself in the action and rom-com space. The Pan-India celebrity who is known for his intense side in stupendous action films such as Baahubali, made his debut as a rebel in the year 2002 with the Telugu action-drama 'Eshwar'.

The 'Darling' actor rose to prominence with his hard-work and legendary performance in the films he has had been roped in ever since the beginning.

The actor emerged as a true rebel star after his first film and still garners myriads of praises and applause from the audience for his versatile on-screen portrayal.

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