Celebrities with the Most Diwali Releases Ranked

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Find out which Indian celebrity has starred in the most Hindi, Tamil or Telugu Diwali releases in the last 10 years. Have you seen these movies?

The celebrities that are included in this list were featured as lead cast members in big budget Diwali releases. We narrowed our list to 10 celebrities.

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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Ranbir Kapoor in O Heart, It Is Difficult (2016)

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10. Ranbir Kapoor

Ranbir Kapoor made his acting debut 10 years ago with his holiday release, Saawariya. Since then, the actor also starred in last October's highly anticipated Diwali release Ae Dil Hai Mushkil.

Diwali Movies: Saawariya (2007) and Ae Dil Hai Mushkil (2016)

Shruti Haasan in 7 Aum Arivu (2011)

9. Shruti Hassan

Shruti Hassan has starred in three Diwali releases in the past decade.

Diwali Movies: 7 Aum Arivu (2011), Vedalam (2015), and Poojai (2014)

Suriya in 7 Aum Arivu (2011)

8. Suriya

Suriya, who celebrates his 20 year anniversary in film this year, also starred in three movies that released during Diwali.

Diwali Movies: 7 Aum Arivu (2011), Aadhavan (2009), and Vel (2007)

Dhanush and Trisha Krishnan in Flag (2016)

7. Dhanush

Tamil actor Dhanush, who is regarded as a versatile and bankable lead actor in Tamil cinema, has three movies that made their opening on Diwali.

Diwali Movies: Kodi (2016), Polladhavan (2007), and Uthamaputhiran (2010)

Ajith Kumar in Arrambam (2013)

6. Ajith Kumar

Known for being an action and romantic hero in his movies, Ajith Kumar has starred in three Diwali releases in the last decade.

Diwali Movies: Vedalam (2015), Arrambam (2013), and Aegan (2008).

Kareena Kapoor at an event for Ra.One (2011)

5. Kareena Kapoor Khan

Kareena Kapoor Khan has been a lead cast member in four movies from 2007 to 2017.

Diwali Movies: Ra.One (2012), Golmaal 3 (2010), Golmaal Returns (2008), and Main Aurr Mrs Khanna (2009).

Nayanthara in Arrambam (2013)

4. Nayanthara

With over 55 acting credits, Tamil cinema actress Nayanthara has also starred in four movies that released on Diwali.

Diwali Movies: Kaashmora (2016), Arrambam (2013), Aadhavan (2009) and Aegan (2008)

Shah Rukh Khan in Happy New Year (2014)

3. Shah Rukh Khan

Global superstar Shah Rukh Khan, with a career spanning 25 years, starred in four movies that opened during Diwali in the last decade.

Diwali Movies: Jab Tak Hai Jaan (2012), Happy New Year (2014), Ra.One (2012), and Om Shaanti Om (2007)

Joseph Vijay in Mersal (2017)

2. Vijay

At a close second, Tamil cinema superstar Vijay has starred in five Diwali releases in 10 years.

Diwali Movies: Mersal (2017), Kaththi (2014), Thuppakki (2012), Velayudham (2011), and Azhagiya Tamizh Magan (2007).

Hotchpotch Again (2017)

1. Ajay Devgn

Finally, the actor with the most number of Diwali releases is Ajay Devgn. Devgn has starred in six big budget movies in the past 10 years.

Diwali Movies: Golmaal Again (2017), Shivaay (2016), Son of Sardaar (2012), All the Best: Fun Begins (2009), Golmaal 3 (2010), and Golmaal Returns (2008).

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