In India there are two unique religions that brings people belonging to all other religions under one roof- cricket and cinema. There are many kids, teenagers and adults who are aspiring to make a career in any one of them. It isn’t easy to pursue a career in either of them. But hard work, passion and proper training will help the aspirants a lot. When it comes to the glamour industry, there are so many opportunities in this industry but grabbing those opportunities requires talent and hard work.

There is no need that you must be born talented, if you have enough passion you can get all the skills required to become an actor through training. Most of the people already understood the importance of this training and admitted into the acting schools. There are so many acting schools in India but joining in the one that offers best coaching will make a person a good actor. These acting schools have already nurtured many actors who are in a successful position in the industry. If you aren’t a natural actor, you have to put in a little bit more hard work to become an actor.

Here is a list of top 10 acting schools in India.

1. National School of Drama, Delhi

National School of Drama, Delhi is one of the oldest and most famous acting schools in India. The school was a part of Sangeet Natak Academy since 1959 to 1975 and then it became an autonomous entity. Famous bollywood actors like Shahrukh Khan, Naseeruddin Shah, Om Puri, Anupam Kher were the former students of this school only. The school offers various types of courses which helps in enhancing each and every skill of an actor.

2. Film and Television Institute of India, Pune

This institute was established in the year of 1960 and since then it has emerged as one of the best acting schools in India. Earlier, the television institute was located at Delhi and film institute was located at Pune. In seventies this television wing has been brought to Pune and since then both wings are located under one roof. Some of the famous alumni of this institute are Jaya Bachchan, John Abraham, Sanjay Leela Bhansali.

3. Institute of Creative Excellence, Mumbai

This institute was established by one of the best production houses in television and film industry- Balaji Telefilms in the year of 2009. The institute offers training courses related to almost all departments of a movie. From acting to Digital film making, it offers everything. The institute has become very famous within no time and in this short period it has become one of the top 10 institutes in India. Some of the famous popular actors who were trained here are Shruti Kanwar, Anu Pillai, Rajat Mahajan, etc.

4. Barry John Acting Studio, Mumbai

Barry John acting studio is a non-profitable trust which is operated under the theater in Educational trust. It was established in the year 1999 in Noida but after continuous requests from the actors, it was moved to Mumbai in the year of 2002. It is one of the best acting studios and offered some of the gems to the Bollywood industry. Actors like Freida Pinto, Arjun Kapoor, Varun Dhawan. Jacqueline Fernandez are some of the renowned alumni of this school.

5. Asian Academy of Film and Television

This is one of the best acting schools in India and has its branches across the metropolitan cities like Mumbai, Noida, New Delhi and Kolkata. It is the first private media school that has been established in the year 1993. The institute has been affiliated to International Film and Television club. Popular media firms like Star Plus, Colors, Sony, etc visit this institute for campus placements. Some of the renowned stars from this school are Kinshuk Mahajan, Vishal Kaushik, Hasleen Kaur, etc.

6. Actor Preparers by Anupam Kher, Mumbai

This institute has been established by Anupam Kher in the year of 2005 and has been very successful since then. Actors from bollywood  visit this institute and share their experiences from time to time. This will help in boosting up the confidence levels of the students. Each and every student in this institute is provided with proper guidance and personalized training. Hrithik Roshan, Abhishek Bachchan, Deepika Padukone are some of the famous alumni of this institute.

7. RK Films and Media Academy, New Delhi

Located in Delhi, RK Media Academy is well known for the practical knowledge that they provide. The management of this institute believes that acting is something that cannot be taught in the classrooms but should be enacted in the studio. This is the reason why the students are taken to the studio throughout the academic year to get practical knowledge.

8. Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute, Kolkata

Established in 1995, Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute is one of the best acting schools in India. The institute is funded by the Ministry of information and broadcasting. The acting school is named after one of the best and most renowned directors of India, Satyajit Ray. The institute offers the best courses for the emerging actors and other technicians in the film department.

9. Whistling Woods International, Mumbai

Whistling Woods International has been established by Subhash Ghai in the year of 2006. A hollywood reporter has stated that WWI is one of the top ten acting schools in the whole world. From the start, the institute offered state of art courses for the students and has emerged as one of the best coaching institutes in India.

10. Ramesh Sippy Academy of Cinema and Entertainment (RSACE)

RSACE has been established by Ramesh Sippy and the institute is associated with University of Mumbai. The aspirants who complete their graduation at RSACE will be awarded degree by University of Mumbai. The institute offers various courses for the aspirants.

These are some of the best acting schools present in India. All these schools offers the best in class training to the aspirants and make them industry ready.