These young Bollywood stars ruled the box-office this year

MUMBAI: Bollywood’s young talent has made its presence felt with almost every film having a good run at the box office

The young guns of Bollywood have been bang on in firing their shots on the big screen, if the 2014 box office collections are any indication.
Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt are among the many young stars who have had a successful 2014.

Fresh-faced actors set the box-office coffers ringing this year, marking the arrival of the new order in B-Town. What’s better, they are willing to experiment through a variety of roles and genres, unlike their industry seniors who tend it play it safe. hitlist takes a look at some of the young actors who appear to be long distance runners…
Films in 2014: Two
Current project: ‘ABCD 2’
Lowdown: Call it luck or sheer hard work, but the sprightly actress has had a whopper of a year. ‘Ek Villain’ was the second Rs 100-crore film for her, after ‘Aashiqui 2’. She followed it up with ‘Haider’, which also did good business apart from earning critical acclaim.
Films in 2014: Two
Current project: ‘Brothers’
Lowdown: After a dream debut in the multi-starrer ‘Student of the Year’ in 2012, he had his solo release this year – ‘Hasee Toh Phasee’. He was cast opposite Parineeti Chopra in the rom-com, which did average business at the box office. And then came ‘Ek Villain’ in which he played more of an anti-hero than a hero but the film catapulted him into the Rs 100-crore club.