10 Actors Who Have Defied Their Age To Stay Relevant

Here are 10 actors in Bollywood who have managed to rock the big screen despite their age-

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Bollywood is such an industry where the term retirement takes a back seat even if an actor turns 60. Over the years, Bollywood has discovered some of the best talents who have managed to give wonderful and powerful performances despite their age.

So here are 10 actors in Bollywood who have managed to rock the big screen despite their age-

Amitabh Bachchan - From the angry young man in Deewar to the terrifying thug in Thugs Of Hindostan, megastar Amitabh Bachchan has given some really memorable and heartfelt performances in the last 45 years. Movies like Paa, Cheeni Kum, Pink, Piku has proved that there is really nothing the actor can't do!

Naseeruddin Shah - Winner of three National Film Awards and Filmfare awards, the talented artist is a legend with his work in not just Hindi but Bengali, Urdu, Kannada, Tamil, and English. His engaging performances in movies like A Wednesday, Sarfarosh, Ishqiya, Iqbal have enthralled the audiences.

Anupam Kher - Being in the industry for more than 35 years, the versatile Anupam Kher has won various accolades for his performances. Critically acclaimed for his roles in A Wednesday, Special 26, Baby, the senior actor has also made in mark in Hollywood with movies like Bend It Like Beckham and the 2012 Oscar Winning movie Silver Linings Playbook.

Ratna Pathak Shah - The daughter of actress Dina Pathak, Ratna Pathak stepped into the world of theatre and enjoyed it immensely. An NSD graduate like her husband Naseeruddin Shah, Ratna Pathak has given some memorable performances in movies like Kapoor And Sons, Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na, Nil Battey Sannata and the most recent being Lipstick Under My Burkha. The actress is also known for her iconic role of Maya Sarabhai in TV series Sarabhai V/S Sarabhai.

Supriya Pathak - Being the daughter of Dina Pathak and younger sister of Ratna Pathak, its no surprise Supriya Pathak turned out to be a talented actress. Perhaps best known as 'Hansa' from Khichdi to mainstream audiences, Supriya has also given some solid performances in movies like Ram Leela, Wake Up Sid, Sarkar, Love Per Square Feet and many more.

Rishi Kapoor - A prodigy from the illustrious Kapoor khandan, Rishi Kapoor became an overnight star with debut movie Bobby. And though Rishi was one of the reigning stars of the '80s, it's only in his second innings that the actor started picking up 'character' roles. Movies like Agneepath, Kapoor And Sons, Mulk have established that the actor is not yet done.

Nana Patekar - One of the most underrated actors of Indian Cinema, Nana Patekar has proved his mettle as an actor time and again. From comedy to action to drama the actor has done it all and some. Movies like Ab Tak Chappan, Welcome and the Marathi blockbuster Natsamrat have been his best performances.

Anil Kapoor - Effortlessly stealing the thunder from his young co-stars, actor Anil Kapoor still looks like a guy in his 30's! Over three decades and 100 movies, the versatile star has constantly strived to achieve a healthy balance of success and substance. The actor was last seen in Fanney Khan and thought the movie was a dud at the box-office, Anil's acting was much appreciated.

Pankaj Kapoor - Another gem from the theater industry is none other than Pankaj Kapoor. The hugely gifted actor has impressed the audience with his understated menace in Maqbool, drunken buffoonery in Matru Ki Bijli Ka Mandola and his deadpan humor in TV series Office Office.

Paresh Rawal - In a career spanning of 38 years, actor Paresh Rawal has done outstanding roles. Starting out as a villain, Paresh has done many memorable roles in the last decade. From Hera Pheri to Oh My God and the most recent Sanju, Paresh Rawal has proved to be a king of versatility.