GUWAHATI: Bollywood actor Adil Hussain from Assam, has been named to Forbes’ list of “excellent actors” in the Hindi entertainment industry for 2021. Adil Hussain has been named one of the eight “excellent actors” in Hindi entertainment by Forbes.
Hussain was named to the list for his work in the Bollywood film Bell Bottom, starring Akshay Kumar.
“He has essayed the role of the chief of the Indian intelligence agency in Bell Bottom and does it like he owns the film,” Forbes said in its article.
It added: “…it is not easy for non-central characters to grab attention. When the central character is essayed by Akshay Kumar, the task becomes tougher. Adil Hussain, however makes that possible.”
“His character walks a thin line and Hussain performs it with much elegance,” the Forbes article further stated.
Ashutosh Rana, Supriya Pathak, Abhishek Banerjee, Jimmy Shergill, Sikander Kher, Manav Kaul, and Amruta Subhash are among the other actors on the Forbes list.
Adil Hussain is an Indian actor who has worked in Indian cinema, including art house cinema and mainstream Bollywood, as well as international cinema, in films such as The Reluctant Fundamentalist and Life of Pi (both 2012). He received National Film Awards (Special Jury) at the 2017 National Film Awards for Hotel Salvation and Maj Rati Keteki. He has starred in English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Tamil, Marathi, Malayalam, Norwegian and French films.