Bollywood Actors Played Bhagat Singh:
Bhagat Singh was a revolutionary personality. He is no less than a hero as he helped our nation to become what it is today. He died at a very young age of 23 and became a Hero for life. With his courage, he has inspired millions of people across the nation.
Reading his stories and tales of heroism motivates people, and that’s why Filmmakers decide to bring this personality back to life with their films.
1. Prem Adib
Prem Adib was the first actor to play the role of the revolutionary freedom fighter, Bhagat Singh, in the movie Shaheed-E-Azad Bhagat Singh. The film released in 1954. The film was made 23 years after the death of the courageous freedom fighter.
2. Manoj Kumar
His portrayal of Bhagat Singh was the most famous at the time it released. The movie Shaheed released in 1965. Manoj Kumar did excellently in the movie, which showed the real struggle of people behind the fight for freedom. His brilliant work and extraordinary story fetched them three national awards.
3. Shammi Kapoor
Shammi Kapoor, as Bhagat Singh in Shaheed Bhagat Singh, released in 1963. It was refreshing for audiences to see Shammi Kapoor, a romantic hero, playing the role of a freedom fighter on screen.
4. Sonu Sood
Shaheed-E-Azam starring Sonu Sood as Bhagat Singh released in 2002. It depicted the life of Bhagat Singh and his quest for India’s Independence. Although it was a great movie, yet it didn’t do so well at the box office.
5. Bobby Deol
Bobby Deol’s Shaheed also released in 2002. It starred Bobby Deol as Bhagat Singh and Sunny Deol as Chandrashekhar Azad. their father, Dharmendra, produced this movie. Although Shaheed bombed at the box office, it was well-received by the critics.
6. Ajay Devgn
When we wish to see any Bhagat Singh related movie, this one is the first movie that comes to our mind. His portrayal as Bhagat Singh in the movie The Legend of Bhagat Singh was the best so far. Directed by Rajkumar Santoshi and written by Piyush Mishra along with Anjum Rajabali. It won two national awards three Filmfare awards. It also released in 2002.