Mumbai: 2019 has been an amazing year for Bollywood and the Indian OTT space with the releases of movies and shows that were well appreciated by the audience and not to forget some noteworthy performances that created buzz all over. The level of expectations for 2020 has already risen, as 2019 was great for Bollywood and the OTT space.
IMDb, a popular source for movie, TV and celebrity content, unveiled the 2019 Top 10 Stars of Indian cinema and television web series. Rather than base its annual rankings on small statistical samplings, reviews of professional critics, or box office performance, IMDb determined its definitive top 10 lists using data from IMDbPro STARmeter rankings, which are based on the actual page views of the more than 200 million monthly IMDb visitors.
2019 IMDb Fan Favorite STARmeter Award recipient Priyanka Chopra Jonas ranks as this year’s No. 1 top star of Indian cinema and television. Followed by Disha Patani on the 2nd spot, Hrithik Roshan on the 3rd spot, Kiara Advani on the 4th spot, Akshay Kumar on the 5th spot. The 6th spot is secured by Salman Khan, Alia Bhatt on the 7th spot. For the last three spots, we have Katrina Kaif, Rakul Preet Singh and Sobhita Dhulipala.
All these stars have marked their spots by giving us top-notch performances that are sure short to be cherished. Disha Patani, Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif captivated audiences this year with their performances in the popular film Bharat. Sobhita Dhulipala makes her debut on the list this year at No. 10 with her breakout role in the hit Amazon Prime Video web series Made in Heaven.
Rakul Preet Singh starred in films from different regional industries including Hindi (De De Pyar De, Marjaavaan), Tamil (NGK) and Telugu (Manmadhuhu 2) this year.
Additional insight into STARmeter and MOVIEmeter rankings, which are updated weekly, is available to IMDbPro members throughout the year on both the site and its iPhone and Android apps. IMDbPro, a membership-based service offering a special rate for new members in India includes comprehensive information and tools designed to help the entertainment industry professionals achieve success throughout all stages of their careers.
IMDbPro offers members the following: detailed contact and representation information; tools to manage and showcase their IMDb profile, including the ability to select their primary images and the credits they are best “known for”; exclusive STARmeter rankings that are determined by page views on IMDb; the IMDbPro app for iPhone and Android; IMDbPro Track, which empowers members using the app to receive personalized entertainment industry news and notifications on the people and film and TV projects they want to follow, and a convenient tool that generates custom digital assets to promote their work on social media and other platforms. Other IMDbPro member-only benefits include the ability to explore more than 25,000 in-development film and TV titles not available on IMDb.