Acting is an art open to interpretation. Actors take up the new challenges and invest themselves in expanding the culture. The risk takers of our film industry have enacted characters irrespective of the stereotypical age bounds and surfaced new horizons in the industry. Let's have a look at few of the actors that resonated with a mass leaving an everlasting impression, proving age is a number that won't hold them back.
AAMIR KHAN IN '3 IDIOTS'
Aamir Khan as Ranchodas bravely questioned and revived the importance of education on an individual and universal level. He played the role of a true friend, an honorable student and a master of own.
RISHI KAPOOR IN 'KAPOOR AND SONS'
The 90-year-old grandfather on screen, suffers a heart attack. His wish to have a family photo is obstructed by the secrets the family had kept in the past. In the end, of course, they forget and forgive, and get the picture that united the family.
SHWETA TRIPATHI IN 'HARAAMKHOR'
Shweta Tripathi, at the time of the shoot, was 26 years old playing the role of a young school girl, in the long awaited movie. The movie is said to have Nawazuddin Siddique fall for her, and the chase begins when it's turned into a love triangle.
RICHA CHADDA IN 'GANGS OF WASSEYPUR'
The movie was premiered at the 65th Cannes Film Festival. Under the direction of Anurag Kashyap, Richa Chadda's pivotal role helped her achieve a breakthrough in 2012 which later on was appreciated universally.
SHAHRUKH KHAN IN 'FAN'
The Bollywood record-breaking three-minute trailer released starring Shahrukh Khan in his dual role hit 20 million views on YouTube with more than 170K likes. He impersonates Gaurav, a mid-twenties die-hard fan of Aryan Khan in the movie, in spite of his real age.
MONALI THAKUR IN 'LAXMI'
Portrayed by Monali Thakur, a 13-year old who was repeatedly assaulted. Not only was it overwhelming, but the role alone was vulnerable to execute.
KALKI KOECHLIN IN 'DEV D'
Delhi student of half European descend, played by Kalki Koechlin, roared with the struggles of not being the typical girl yet finding an ending.