Asia is a wonderful and creative continent which offers the world some of the greatest films and music. Below we have collected a nice representation of some of the men that many fine most attractive. Whether from India, japan, South Korea or China, these most handsome men of Asia are sure to grasp your attention.
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Check out our absolutely fabulous list of the top eleven most handsome actors in all of Asia for 2017!
11. Mahesh Babu
Mahesh Babu is a very famous and hottest south Indian actor, producer and owner of the G. Mahesh Babu Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. production house, who works in the Telugu Cinema. Born on August 9, 1975, his father is celebrated Telugu actor, Krishna. Mahesh Babu began his cinematic career as a child actor, his first film 1979’s “Needa”, after which he continued to gain valuable experience in child actor roles.
Mahesh Babu breakthrough role came with his lead performance in “Rajakumarudu” in 1999, where he won that State Nandi Award for Best Male Debut. Mahesh Babu has continued to enthrall audiences everywhere with his diver performances and interesting film role choices. He is currently working on a film with director Koratala Siva.
Siddharth Malhotra works in the fabulous Indian cinema. His screen debut was in Karan Johar’s “Student of the Year”, with Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt. During college he worked to pay his bills as a runway model not only in his home country, but also in Paris and Dubai. He has modeled clothes from such designers as NIIT, Color Plus and Pantaloons, Manish Malhotra and Rohit Bal. His modeling skills and popularity have even landed him a few covers, such as Redbook, Gladrags and Men’s Health. Born on January 16, 1985 in Delhi, India, his new film for 2017, “Reloaded”, where he plays Gaurav, is currently in post production.
9. Kris Wu
Kris Wu became the rapper for the South Korean boy band, EXO in 2012. He is not only a talented vocalist, but attending high school in Vancouver, Canada, he was a competitive athlete in the sport of basketball, and expressed a keen interest in becoming a professional basketball player. Kris is fluent in Cantonese, Mandarin, English and Korean. Kris was born on November 6, 1990 in Guangzhou, Guangdong, China. His preferred musical genres are Cpop, Mandopop, Kpop, hip hop and rhythm and blues. Known as one of the most handsome men in Asia, he just finished his first international film in 2017 in “xXx: Return of Xander Cage”, starring Vin Diesel.
8. John Abraham
In the 2016 film “Dishoom”, Abraham plays Kabir, and stars with Varun Dhawan in a high velocity, action packed outing. John Abraham is one of the actors in Bollywood who is credited with bringing more action to the Bollywood cinema, and “Dishoom” is a fine example of this, in fact he actually brands himself a more ‘action’ star. Born Farhan Abraham on December 17, 1972, Abraham received his MBA, and quickly went into modeling. Today, he works as an actor, model and film producer. For 2017, he is currently working on the film, “Mumbai Saga”. Known for his handsome appearance, Abraham won the 2008 title of “Sexiest Asian Man”, and in 2011 was voted “India’s Sexiest Bachelor”, and in 2012 won the “Most Stylish Man” at the GQ Awards, India.
The fans of South Korea’s T.O.P. are rather meloncholy during this time, as of February, T.O.P. had to enter his two-year mandatory military service for South Korea on February 9, 2017, where he will work as a police soldier and be discharged on November 8, 2018. T.O.P was named one of the hottest sex symbols in 2013, and still wears that title with pride. He was born Choi Seung-hyun on November 4, 1987 in Seoul, South Korea. He works as a rapper, composer, record producer and actor. His favorite music genres are Kpop and hip hop. he is the lead rapper for the South Korean Kpop group, Big Bang. He has been in many films such as “I am Sam” (2007), “Commitment” (2013) and has a film coming out for 2017 called “Out of Control”.
6. Godfrey Gao
Godfrey Gao is a Taiwanese model, being the first ever male Asian man to model for the brand, Louis Vuitton. As an actor he made his big screen splash in “The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones” (2013), and “The Jade Pendant” (2016) Tsao Chih-Hsiang was born on September 22, 1984 in Taipei, Taiwan. Born in Taiwan, Gao was raised in Canada, studying at Capilano University in North Vancouver. In 2004, he returned to Taiwan where he paid the bills working as a model and acting in Taiwanese television shows such as “Momo Love” (2009), and “God of War, Zhao Yun” (2015). Gao currently has two projects in the pipeline for 2017. The first is the film, “Legend of the Ancient Sword”, and the second is playing Phoenix Ikki in “Knightts of the Zodiac” currently in production.
Bollywood director Ayan Mukerji states that he is developing a film project, which will star Ranbir Kapoor. This will be a heroic fantasy film, which has a working title of his ‘Modern day fantasy love story’, “Dragon”. Mukerji has directed Ranbir in 2 other films, “Wake Up Sid” (2009), and “Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani” (2013). As a result of this February 2017 news, Kapoors fans are waiting anxiously for more news on the project. Kapoor is a talented actor in Bollywood who was born on September 28, 1982, Mumbai. He is an award-winning actor, having received five Filmfare awards, among others. Kapoor is the son of actor Rishi Kapoor and actress Neetu Singh, and has used his vast knowledge of the Bollywood scene to create his own production company: Picture Shurur Productions. He is a follower of the method acting technique, and attended the Lee Strasbourg Theater and Film Institute in New York City.
As of February 2017, shah Rukh Khan’s film Raees, has held its own at the box office, and is currently his 4th highest grossing film of all time, with 122.36 Cr for 9 days. However, he still has an issue with Pakistan, as the country banned his film based on “objectionable” content. Be that as it may, Shah Rukh Khan continues to ride the wave of popularity, and remains a huge box office draw. He was born on November 2, 1965 and works not only as an actor, but also producer. Indeed, his fans have even crowned him the unofficial “Baadshah of Bollywood” (King Khan). He maintains his handsome physique by being heavily involved in sports such as football, hockey and cricket.
3. Jin Akanishi
Jin Akanishi is a Japanese vocalist, composer, actor and radio host, and is very well-known as one of the singers for the Japanese group, KAT-TUN, which he voluntarily left in order to study in America. Known as one of the most handsome men in all of Japan, Jin was born in Chiba Prefecture, Japan. His chosen musical genres include, Jpop, electronic dance, rhythm and blues, and hip hop, and he also plays the guitar and piano. He had a supporting role as Chikara Oishi, starring opposite the multi talented icon, Keanu Reeves. He has also done theater and for 2017, playing the role of Eriang Shen in “The Legends of Monkey King”. He is currently married to actress Meisa Kuroki and have a daughter, Theia. Meisa is currently carrying their second child.
2. Lee Min Ho
This February holds some great news for fans of South Korean actor and musician, Lee Min Ho, as his mandatory enlistment in the South Korean military as been postponed. Min Ho has been granted an extension due to his ongoing work promoting South Korean culture to the world, this news has his fans very excited. Min Ho was born on June 22, 1987 and after having bit parts in several Kdramas, scored it big with the international hit Kdrama “Boys Over Flowers”. Other successful Kdramas include, “City Hunter and “Heirs”. A graduate of Konkuk University with a degree in film, he won the KBS award for Best New Actor in 2009. His last venture was the 2016 Kdrama, “The Legend of the Blue Sea”.
Award winning and most handsome Bollywood actor, Hrithik Roshan’s latest film, the revenge drama “Kaabil” is well on its way to huge box office success, as of February 9, 2017, the film has taken in over 212 Crores world-wide. Domestically, it remains second to Khan’s film, “Raees”. When asked if he is considering his next role, he replied that he is still open, with no new role set. Roshan, or ‘Duggu”, as his friends call him, was born on January 10, 1974, his father is the famous film maker, Rakesh Roshan. His first on-screen appearance was in 1980, at the tender age of 6 as an extra in a dancing scene in the film, “Aasha”. Never say never, as Roshan was told he had scoliosis at 21, and would never be able to dance. Today he is known as a great dancer.
A great sampling of some of the top male talent offered by Asian cinemas today. These are multi talented men, whose abilities range from acting and dancing to music. If you have not ever familiarized yourself with the fantastic world that is Asian cinema, we suggest you do so, there are many treasure to behold.