If we Consider the success of an action oriented movie, then we’ve to analyse the performance of the movie during & after its Theatrical Release . During 90s actors like sunny deol, Akshay Kumar, Sanjay Dutt, Sunil shetty, Salman Khan were the flag bearers of Action Genre.
Films Like Border, KaranArjun, Khalnayak were Top Blockbusters of 90s considering Action Genre. As time passed starPower of many Action Star decreased, But actors like Akshay kumar, Salman Khan remained the Top action heroes during 00s.
Nowadays Without any confusion & Hesitation we should accept that Action Genre is Being ruled by Actors like Salman Khan & Akshay Kumar.
Proof is here :-
Bollywood has delivered 11 action Blockbusters in this decade out of which 7 belongs to salman khan & 1 is owned By Akshay kumar. Only 2 Action Movies succeded to gain 3Cr+ Footfalls Sultan & Tiger Zinda Hai & Surprisingly both belongs to Salman.Conclusion is that Salman & Akki are true Rulers Of Action genre