Talent is immeasurable in such physical attributes as height. And yet that does not stop us fawning over men who are characteristically tall, dark and handsome! The Bollywood brigade is indeed home to a few ‘heightened’ actors, who thankfully possess also the histrionics to have us captivated. Read on to discover who among all the men can emerge to the tallest actor in Bollywood-
He might be a lesser heard name in Bollywood but tinsel town newbie sure has been creating waves at least with his phenomenal height. Breaking the longstanding dichotomy of the 6s and the 6’2s is Bhavesh Kumar who at 6 feet 6 inches is the tallest Bollywood actor ever. A real life athlete from Rohtak, Bhavesh made his debut in tinsel town with the 2019 film P Se Pyaar, F Se Faraar. A mere teenager, it is quite a revelation to find someone as unheralded as Kumar to emerge as among the tallest of the clan. Hope he emerges to be as exceptional a talented actor as well.
At 6 feet 4 inches, Arunoday Singh has been referred to by the media as the tallest actor in Bollywood for quite some time now. The actor who made his Bollywood debut with the 2009 film Sikandar had been the tallest in the industry for a decade before being dismantled. However, Singh still commands as much attention in tinsel town with his towering height as he does with his films.
Famous for his portrayal of Tangabali in the 2013 blockbuster film Chennai Express, Nikitin Dheer is another prominent presence in Bollywood. His physique and height is as much a definer of Dheer as are his many films. The 6 feet 4 inches tall guy made his Bollywood debut with with the historical film Jodha Akbar in 2008 and has since portrayed some really memorable roles as actor.
The son of a superstar who himself has been the tallest actor in the Bollywood of his times, Abhishsek Bachchan is no less a towering man. At a height of 6 feet 3 inches, the Dhoom actor manages to scrap past by Amitabh Bachchan when it comes to physicality. When it comes to acting though, Junior Bachchan however have not been yet able to come close to the legacy of his illustrious father.
He isn’t just the angry, young man of Bollywood. Superstar Amitabh Bachchan has also been the tallest Bollywood actor. The 6 feet 2 inches lanky Big B is widely regarded as one of the greatest and most influential actors in the history of Indian as well as world cinema. With a legacy of more than half a decade in the film industry, Amitabh Bachchan is sure one of the biggest- and tallest stars of Bollywood.
Boman Irani might be one of Bollywood’s late bloomers but he surely is one of the finest actors the film industry is currently blessed with. Starring in some of the most popular films in modern day Bollywood, including Munnabhai MBBS, Lage Raho Munnabhai and 3 Idiots, Irani had his talent do the talking. His spectacular screen presence is enhanced further by his 6 feet 2 inches tall body, which lend him the command and authority to deliver more power through his performances.
He is best known for his character of Aslam Khan in Range De Basanti, one of the most remarkable Bollywood films of the 21st century. But actor Kunal Kapoor has delivered as commendable performances in a number of other films as well. The lead of offbeat films like Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana, Kapoor also is an actor who stands tall, both on account of his performances and his height. Kapoor’s 6 feet 2 inches tall structure and his exemplary talent make him a notable presence in Bollywood.
A quintessential villain in Bollywood but also seamlessly transitioning into such characters as the casting demands of him, Sonu Sood has been around in the Indian film industry for long. An engineer turned actor like many others in Bollywood, Sood’s height of 6 feet 2 inches places him among the tallest in tinsel town.
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The gullible Aashiqui 2 boy found his way into hearts with his dapper good looks and romantic avatar. His height also is an added feature of his physicality that has the ladies swooning over him. The 6’2 actor however has also been a popular VJ prior to his foray into acting.
He is easily among the most underrated of Bollywood actors. But that does not stop 6 feet 1 inch tall Abhay Deol from stomping his authority over his many refreshing performances. What renders Deol as a phenomenon loftier than his height is his vociferous support for parallel cinema in India. In a Bollywood dominated by masala and entertainment, Abhay Deol is one of the few genuine actors who cares about his craft more than the box office numbers.
He captured attention on his very debut with Student of the Year in 2012. All thanks to the lanky looks and charming personality that made Sidharth Malhotra an instant hit in Bollywood. At 6 feet 1 inch tall, the Ek Villain actor is among the tallest of the who’s- who in Bollywood.
Arjun Rampal is one of the hottest men in Bollywood. He also is among the actors critically appreciated for his performance in many a films. And at 6 feet 1 inch tall, the Daddy actor does not disappoint fans and critics alike with his good looks and impeccable performances.
Among the biggest new age stars of Bollywood is the charismatic Ranbir Kapoor. And while he may have delivered some of the most striking Bollywood flops in his more than a decade long career, Kapoor has managed to capture the fancy of fans owing to his talent and looks. It helps also that at 6 feet tall, Kapoor has quite an impressive physicality to boast of and command his massive fan following.
One of the fitness aficionados of Bollywood is handsome actor John Abraham, who also is one among the tallest of the hot brigade. Among the top male models of India before he ventured into acting, Abraham now also is a producer in Bollywood and has churned out some remarkable films.
Rounding up the list of tallest of all Bollywood hunks is actor Sanjay Dutt. At 6 feet tall, the controversial Dutt enjoys a massive fan following as heightened as his physicality.