The list of best people who make the Bollywood Film Industry.
The trademark deep baritone voice, the tall, brooding persona, and intense eyes, made Amitabh Bachchan the ideal "Angry Young Man" in the 1975-84. The son of the late poet Harivansh Rai Bachchan and Teji Bachchan, he was born in Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh. After completing his education from Sherwood College...
“ The best actor ever ” - umeshpatel_us
Dilip Kumar is considered to be one of the greatest actors of Indian cinema. Starting his career in 1944, he has starred in some of the biggest commercially successful films in the period 1949-1961. . He was the first actor to receive a Filmfare Best Actor Award and holds the record for most number of Filmfare Awards won for that category...
“ The actor who shows other how to act. ” - umeshpatel_us
Arguably the most beautiful artiste to ever grace the Indian screen, Madhubala rose from humble beginnings to become the most captivating star India has ever produced. Madhubala was born Mumtaz Jehan Begum on Valentine's Day 1933, in a poor, conservative family of Pathan Muslims in Delhi, a part of a prolific brood of sisters...
“ Most beautiful and talented actress ever. ” - umeshpatel_us
Madhuri Dixit started her career with Rajshri productions Abodh. She delivered hits like Tezaab, Ram Lakhna, Prem Pratigya, Dil, Saajan, 100 days, Beta, Khalnayak, Hum Apke Hain Koun, Raja, Dil to Pagal Hai, Pukar, Devdas. She won 11 major awards and 26 nominations. She became the actress of the millennium in 2000...
“ The root of Dance in Bollywood ” - umeshpatel_us
Pran was born in a very wealthy Delhi-based Sikand family on February 12, 1920. His dad, Kewal Krishan Sikand was a renowned civil contractor, Kalsi bridge in Dehra Dun was just one of his projects. As a child he had studied in Meerut, Kapurthala, Unao, Dehra Dun, & Rampur. He was very fond of dogs, and always had a dog for a pet since his childhood to date...
“ He is the only one who can do any Acting. ” - umeshpatel_us
Harihar Jariwala a.k.a. Sanjeev Kumar was born in a Gujrati family in 1938. He portrayed many roles irrespective of the age or the type of chararcter. The actor ballooned in size in later years of his life due to the gastronomical pleasures he had inherited by sleeping in a kitchen while he was a child (which became the cause of his death in 1985 when he died of a heart ailment)...
“ Best supporting actor - 1 ” - umeshpatel_us
“ Best Comic and supporting actor -2 ” - umeshpatel_us
“ Best Comic and supporting actor - 3 ” - umeshpatel_us
“ Best musician ” - umeshpatel_us
Allah Rakha Rahman was born A.S. Dileep Kumar on January 6, 1966, in Madras (now Chennai), India, to a musically affluent family. Dileep started learning the piano at the age of 4, and at the age of 9, his father passed away. Since the pressure of supporting his family fell on him, he joined Ilaiyaraaja
's troupe as a keyboard player at the age of 11...
“ He changed the music in Bollywood ” - umeshpatel_us
Lata Mangeshkar was born in Indore on September 28, 1929, and became, quite simply, the most popular playback singer in Bollywood's history. She has sung for over 50 years for actresses from Nargis
to Preity Zinta
, as well as having recorded albums of all kinds (ghazals, pop, etc). Until the 1991 edition...
“ Cannot describe her voice. ” - umeshpatel_us
One of the greatest playback singers in Bollywood history, Asha Bhosle has recorded over 10,000 songs for over 800 movies. Although every class (ghazals, pop, etc) of song was within her vocal range, her specialty was in sensual songs or Western-styled songs--she had an uncanny knack for making every actress for whom she sung...
“ The party starts from her. ” - umeshpatel_us
“ Actor, Director, Singer, you name it. ” - umeshpatel_us
“ Changed the tone of voice in Male singing. ” - umeshpatel_us
Gulzar is a writer, a lyricist, a director and, at heart, a poet. His films, sensitive, lyrical, and yet successful, were a welcome relief from the violent films that filled the 1970s and 1980s. Born Sampooran Singh Kalra in Deena, in the Jhelum District in what is now Pakistan, he came to Delhi after the partition during independence as a poet...
“ The songs he writes is there forever. ” - umeshpatel_us
“ Best screenplay, song writer and great philosopher ” - umeshpatel_us
Labeled the eternal romantic and with one of the best musical senses in the business, Yash Chopra
is arguably India's most successful director of romantic films. Although he made action-oriented films like the ever-popular Deewaar
, it is in tackling love and its various aspects that he has been at his best...
“ Started the Love movie films era. ” - umeshpatel_us
By no means is he any glamorous director, yet Hrishikesh Mukherjee is one of the most popular and beloved filmmakers in Indian cinema. His magic lay not in the glamor or largeness so often associated with cinema, but in its simplicity and warmth. He began his career in Bombay, 1951, as an editor and assistant director to Bimal Roy...
“ He is the only Producer/Director who make the movie to give the message to the society for the betterment of man kind. ” - umeshpatel_us