Most Underrated Actors of Bollywood who Deserve Better Roles

The list does not include names like Nawazudin Siddique, Pankaj Tripathi, or a ManojBajpai who are getting good roles and recognition nowadays. The list includes names of some brilliant actors who still deserve some more accolades and better roles in Bollywood.  

Kay Kay Menon

One of the better actors in Bollywood, Kay Kay Menon is yet to get the recognition he rightly deserves. 

Kay Kay Menon came into the spotlight when he stood on his own in a movie starring the father-son duo of Amitabh Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan in the movie ‘Sarkar’ Bollywood adaptation of the classic ‘The Godfather. With his flawless dialogue delivery and magnetic screen presence, Kay Kay Menon gave brilliant performances in the movies like Black Friday, Gulal, Haider, and the recent OTT series Special Ops. He is an actor who surely deserves more recognition and good roles in Bollywood.

Arshad Warsi

Arshad Warsi made his debut in the 1996 comedy-drama movie, ‘Tere Mere Sapne’ way back in 1996 and created a niche for himself in the industry. 

Arshad Warsi, famous as Circuit in the ‘Munnabhai Series’ is much more than just a comic relief in a movie. He has given some intense performances in the movies like ‘Sehar’ and ‘Ishqiya’, still, people know him more for his comedy films like ‘Golmaal’, ‘Dhamaal’ etc. Recently he surprised all by his performance in the OTT release ‘Asur’ and he needs some great roles to show how good an actor he is.

Jimmy Shergill

After making a debut in Gulzar’s ‘Macchis’, he later worked in the multistarrer ‘Mohobbatein’, Jimmy Shergil is a powerhouse of talent who deserves much more than what he is getting today. 

Jimmy Shergill has done numerous roles in many films and has never given a bad performance till now. He enthralled the audience with his performances in the movies like, ‘Haasil’, ‘A Wednesday’, ‘Mukkabaaz’ and many more. He shined even in a cameo in ‘Munnabhai MBBS’ and filmmakers are needed to give him better roles and make use of his talent.

Annu Kapoor

 Annu Kapoor is a versatile actor who can do any kind of role you give to him.

Annu Kapoor became a household name after the famous musical game show ‘Antakshari’. He recently became famous after his award-winning role in the movie, ‘Vicky Donor’.

Even after being in the industry for more than thirty, Annu Kapoor is an actor who deserves much more than what he is getting today. He also shined in the movie ‘7 KhoonMaaf’ where there were other brilliant actors like Naseeruddin Shah, Irfan Khan, and Konkana Sen Sharma.


Known mostly for his comic roles in ‘Pyaarke Side Effects’, ‘Khosla kaGhosla’ etcRanvirSheroy is a brilliant actor whose talent is yet to be tapped by filmmakers.

 RanvirShorey, is considered to be one of the most underrated actors in Bollywood whose talent is not used properly in Bollywood. It does not matter which character you cast him in, Ranvir constantly manages to give a brilliant performance. His immense potential still remains untapped and, sadly, we don’t get to see much of this maverick actor.

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