The year 2018 is already gone and we have stepped into the new year of 2019 with lots of high hopes and aspirations. In 2018 we saw some memorable performances from our Bollywood actors. The unconventional actors of Bollywood have left a strong impression on the audiences. Let's take a look at some of the prominent performances of 2018!
Gajraj Rao - Badhaai Ho
One of the most unconventional performances of 2018, was from Badhaai Ho, in which Gajraj Rao played the character of a middle-aged man and whole plot was revolving around him and his on-screen wife Priyamvada played by Neena Gupta. Gajraj won lots of appreciation for his performance in the film.
Vineet Kumar Singh - Mukkabaaz
Vineet Kumar Singh a rare and unknown face of Bollywood, played the character of Shravan Singh, an aspiring boxer. Directed by Anurag Kashyap the film has an unusual story based on sports. Vineet's performance was hailed by audience and critics.
Varun Dhawan - October
Varun Dhawan has done it in the past too when he delivered a stellar performance in Badlapur. In Shoojit Sircar's October, Varun once again proved his acting prowess and nailed his character. Though the film didn't do well on Box-Office, but Varun's performance was appreciated by all.
Akshay Kumar - Pad Man
In 2018, Akshay continued to woo the audiences with his charm and his choice of strong scripts based on various social issues. In 2018, Akshay was featured in R. Balki's film Pad Man, based on the life of Arunachalam Muruganantham, a social activist from Tamil Nadu who introduced low-cost sanitary pads, the film touched the sensitive subject of menstruation and Akshay's performance was hailed by all.
John Abraham - Parmanu: The Story of Pokhran
John Abraham has always impressed us with hi acting skills. Whether it is comedy or action he has proved his mettle. In 2018, John was seen in Parmanu: The Story of Pokhran and he played the character of Ashwath Raina an engineer who headed India's nuclear bomb test explosions conducted by the Indian Army at Pokhran in 1998. The film and John's performance garnered lots of appreciation.
Rajkummar Rao - Stree
Rajkummar Rao has a great 2018 but his most loved performance was of Stree, in which he played the character of a tailor. Rajkummar played the character brilliantly and his performance was appreciated by all.
Vicky Kaushal - Sanju/Raazi
Vicky Kaushal is one of the new findings of 2018. Though he has already made his mark in the film industry with Masaan in 2015 but 2018 was one of the best years for the actor. Vicky did two films in 2018, Sanju and Raazi, both the films did exceptionally well on Box-Office and Vicky's performances were hailed by critics and audiences.
Ranveer Singh - Padmaavat
One of the most bankable actors of Bollywood Ranveer Singh started the year with Padmaavat, in which he played Alauddin Khilji. Ranveer not only underwent physical transformation but also changed his body language and mannerism to suit the menacing character that he was about to portray on screen. So much so that he had reportedly started behaving the same way in real life too. The actor also had to reportedly see a psychologist to get himself out of that zone.
Ranbir Kapoor - Sanju
After some not so great films in the past, Ranbir Kapoor came with a bang in 2018. In 2018, Ranbir Kapoor starrer Sanju was released in which the actor was playing the character of Sanjay Dutt and Ranbir trained hard to get the physique and look of Sanjay Dutt. The film is one of the top grosser of 2018. From walking style to dialogue deliveries Ranbir Kapoor perfectly replicates Sanjay Dutt.
Ayushmann Khurrana - AndhaDhun
Ayushman Khurrana had a superb year and he garnered lots of appreciations for his performances, especially for AndhaDhun. In AndhaDhun Ayushmann played a character where he pretends to be a blind pianist and to get perfection in his character he took piano classes to master the art. His performance in Badhaai Ho, another release of Ayushmann in 2018, also won accolades but AndhaDhun won laurels for him.