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1. Freida Pinto Freida Pinto Actress, Slumdog Millionaire Freida Selena Pinto was born in Bombai (now Mumbai), Maharashtra, India, to Sylvia, a school principal, and Frederick Pinto, a senior bank branch manager. She is from a Mangalorean family. Pinto traversed the modeling circuit in Mumbai (represented by Elite Model Management India) for two years before...
2. Aamir Khan Aamir Khan Actor, 3 Idiots Aamir Khan was born on March 14 1965 in Holy Family Hospital in Bandra, Mumbai in India in a conservative Muslim family which has been part of Hindi Film Industry for a long time. Aamir first came on screen as a child artist in his Uncle Nasir Hussain's production Yaadon Ki Baaraat, it was not a real part just a blink and miss appearance in the title song of the film...
3. Aasif Mandvi Aasif Mandvi Actor, Spider-Man 2
4. Hrithik Roshan Hrithik Roshan Actor, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara Hrithik Roshan is an Indian actor who appears in Bollywood films. After having appeared in films as a child actor in the 1980s, Roshan made his film debut in a leading role in Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai for which Roshan earned his Filmfare Awards for Best Actor and Best Male Debut. In 2001, he went on to appear in the melodrama Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham......
5. Persis Khambatta Persis Khambatta Actress, Star Trek: The Motion Picture Persis Khambatta was born on October 2, 1948 in Bombay, India. At age 17, as Femina Miss India, she entered Miss Universe 1965, dressed in off-the-rack clothes she bought at the last minute. Khambatta became a model for companies such as Revlon. Her biggest acting break was getting the role of Lieutenant Ilia...
6. Madhuri Dixit Madhuri Dixit Actress, Devdas Born in a Marathi-speaking Koknastha Hindu Brahmin family consisting of dad, Shankar, mom, Snehlata, sisters, Rupa and Bharati, and brother, Ajit. An acclaimed Kathak dancer, acting was not her goal, for she wanted to be a Micro-biologist, and did study in that course in Bombay's Parle College, in Vile Parle (East), Bombay...
7. Anil Kapoor Anil Kapoor Actor, Slumdog Millionaire Living in a Chawl in Tilak Nagar, Punjabi-speaking Anil was born in 1959 to Surinder and Nirmal aka Suchitra Kapoor. He has an elder brother, Boney, a sister, Reena, and a younger brother, Sanjay. His dad used to be Shammi Kapoor's Secretary. A loner, without many friends, he studied in the nearby O.L.P.S...
8. Ranveer Singh Ranveer Singh Actor, Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram-Leela Ranveer Singh is an Indian actor working in Bollywood. Born in Mumbai, India, Ranveer Singh had always wanted to be an actor since his childhood. However, during his college days he felt that the idea of acting was far-fetched and focused on creative writing. While pursuing his Bachelor of Arts degree from Indiana University (Bloomington)...
9. Ileana D'Cruz Ileana D'Cruz Actress, Barfi! She made her debut in the Telugu film Devadasu, which became the year's first major commercial success. She debuted in Tamil with "Kedi". Telugu movie "Pokiri", which was one of the highest money grosser, set her in top slot actresses. She appeared in many commercially successful movies like Jalsa, Kick etc...
10. Sanjay Dutt Sanjay Dutt Actor, Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. He belongs to a village near district Yamuna Nagar (Haryana). The village's name is Mandhaulli. His beloved mom's (Nargis Dutt) memorial grave is still there on the bank of river Yamuna. Is great friends with director Sanjay Gupta, actor Aditya Pancholi, actor-director Mahesh Manjrekar and actor Sunil Shetty...
11. Arshad Warsi Arshad Warsi Actor, Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. Arshad Warsi was born in Mumbai, India, and did his schooling at a boarding school, Barnes School, Deolali in Nashik district, Maharashtra. He was orphaned at the age of 14 and struggled for a living in Mumbai during his early days. Financial circumstances forced Warsi to start work as a door-to-door cosmetics salesman at age 17...
12. Abhi Sinha Abhi Sinha Actor, The Social Network Was born on February 20, 1990 in Bombay (Mumbai), India. Abhi grew up primarily in Pittsburgh where he attended the prestigious Shadyside Academy. He played competitive hockey while all along underplaying his abilities as a saxophonist. In middle school he began receiving awards and recognition as an accomplished saxophonist...
13. Abhishek Bachchan Abhishek Bachchan Actor, Dhoom Aquarian Abhishek Srivastav was born in February 5, 1976, son of Bollywood mega-stars, Jaya Bhaduri and Amitabh Bachchan, brother to Shweta, uncle to her two children (Navya Naveli & Agastye), and the grandson of Harivansh Rai Srivastav, Hindu and Urdu poet, who wrote under the pen-name of Harivansh Rai Bachchan...
14. Sonakshi Sinha Sonakshi Sinha Actress, Dabangg She is the daughter of legendary Indian actor Shatrughan Sinha and Poonam Sinha and sister to Luv Sinha and Kussh Sinha. She started her career as a model and walked the ramp in the Lakme Fashion week in 2008. She got her break in movies after being signed up by Salman Khan for his thriller Dabangg
15. Emraan Hashmi Emraan Hashmi Actor, Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai Emraan Hashmi was born 24 March 1979) is an Indian film actor who appears in Hindi languagefilms. Through his successful career, Hashmi has received three Filmfare Award nominations and has established himself as one of the most popular and highest-paid actor of Hindi cinema. Hashmi, member of the Bhatt family was born and raised in Mumbai...
16. Karan Johar Karan Johar Producer, Kal Ho Naa Ho A close friend of Shahrukh Khan, he assisted Yash Chopra's Yash Raj Films during the early days of of his career, making his directorial debut with the mega-hit Kuch Kuch Hota Hai. He also had a popular chat show named Koffee with Karan The success of "KKHH" made him one of the most high-profile directors in the Hindi-language Mumbai Film industry, popularly known as Bollywood...
17. Rishi Kapoor Rishi Kapoor Actor, D-Day Born in south Mumbai, Kapoor is the second son of film director and actor Raj Kapoor. He did his schooling with his brothers at Campion School,Mumbai. His brothers are well-known actors, Randhir Kapoor and Rajiv Kapoor. Rishi Kapoor debuted in his father's 1970 film Mera Naam Joker, playing his father's role as a child...
18. Tamannaah Bhatia Tamannaah Bhatia Actress, Bahubali: The Beginning Tamanna Bhatia is an Indian film actress born in Mumbai, India. She made her acting debut in 2005 with Hindi film Chand Sa Roshan Chehra. Also in 2005, she made her Telugu debut with movie Sree. In 2006, she appeared in her first Tamil film, Kedi. In 2007, she starred in two films, Happy Days and Kalloori, which both earned her critical acclaim...
19. Vidya Balan Vidya Balan Actress, Kahaani Vidya was born in Palghat, Kerala, India. Her family consists of her dad, P.R. Balan, who is the Vice-President of ETC Channel; mom - a home-maker, and an elder sister, Priya, who is married to Kedar. She also has an aunt by the name of Raji Raju. The Balan family re-located to live at Road No. 11...
20. Nana Patekar Nana Patekar Actor, Ab Tak Chhappan Vishwanath Patekar (born on January 1, 1951 in Murud-Janjira, Maharashtra, India) is an actor, writer and filmmaker. He is known for his work on Ab Tak Chhappan, Raajneeti and Parinda. He made his acting debut in the early 70's and since then has been nominated for multiple awards. He won a National Film Award and a Filmfare award for his supporting role in Parinda...
21. Jackie Shroff Jackie Shroff Actor, Devdas Jaikishen was born in the Gujarati-speaking Shroff family on February 1, 1957. His dad's name is Kakubhai, his brother's is Hemant, and they live in Bandra, Bombay in a bungalow named 'Le Pepeyon". A vegetarian, Jaikishen made his Bollywood debut in a bit-role as a villain in the hit Heera Panna which starred 'Dev Anand'. He then went on to act in another Dev Anand movie, Swami Dada...
22. Aditya Roy Kapoor Aditya Roy Kapoor Actor, Aashiqui 2
23. Paresh Rawal Paresh Rawal Actor, OMG: Oh My God!
24. Raveena Tandon Raveena Tandon Actress, Andaz Apna Apna Daughter of Bombay film industry (Bollywood) director Ravi Tandon. Raveena dropped out of Bombay's Meethibai College to pursue a career as a model with middling success. She made her movie debut with the flop _Pathar Ke Phool (1991)_. Her next few films were also failures and it was only with Andaz Apna Apna that she tasted success...
25. Boman Irani Boman Irani Actor, 3 Idiots
26. Kabir Bedi Kabir Bedi Actor, General Hospital Kabir Bedi is one of India's famous international actors. His career has spanned all 3 acting mediums: film, television and theatre on 3 decades. From James Bond film "Octopussy", where he played Roger Moore's antagonist, to the smash hit Italian pirate series "Sandokan", to a year-long leading role on the "Bold and the Beautiful" watched in 146 countries...
27. Ayesha Dharker Ayesha Dharker Actress, Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones
28. Bobby Deol Bobby Deol Actor, Ajnabee Bobby Deolm also known as Vijay Singh Deol is a Bollywood actor. He is said to be the second son of actor Dharmendra. Born on January 27, 1967, his eldest brother is Bollywood action hero, Sunny Deol. He has several sisters, one of whom is Bollywood actress, Esha Deol. Deol has made several films during his career which includes: Barsaat (1995)...
29. Ameesha Patel Ameesha Patel Actress, Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai Grand-daughter of Indian freedom fighter, lawyer, and former Justice Rajni Patel, Amisha, a Gemini, was born in Bombay's Breach Candy Hospital. Her younger brother Ashmit Patel is also a Bollywood film actor and her name is a blend of the first three letters of her father's name Amit and the last three letters of her mother's name Asha...
30. Sharman Joshi Sharman Joshi Actor, 3 Idiots
31. Sunkrish Bala Sunkrish Bala Actor, Castle
32. Sonali Bendre Sonali Bendre Actress, Kal Ho Naa Ho Sonali Bendre started out as a model before being selected for the "Stardust Talent Search". She was invited to Bombay and received training from a variety of top actors and performers of the Indian film industry. Sonali has three sisters and was in her own words a quiet child who loved to read, while she was growing up...
33. Juliet Prowse Juliet Prowse Actress, G.I. Blues Born in India to South African parents, Juliet studied to be a dancer from the age of 4. Attending the Royal Academy of Dance, by the time Juliet was 14, she was deemed too tall at just under six feet to enter the world of ballet. She signed as a chorus dancer with the London Palladium and then pursued a career as a dancer in European nightclubs...
34. Torin Thatcher Torin Thatcher Actor, Witness for the Prosecution Associated with gritty, flashy film villainy, veteran character actor Torin Thatcher was born in Bombay, India to British parents on January 15, 1905, and was educated in England at the Bedford School and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. A former schoolteacher, he appeared on the London stage in 1927 before entering British films in 1934...
35. Karisma Kapoor Karisma Kapoor Actress, Andaz Apna Apna Karisma was born on June 25, 1974 to Punjabi-speaking Randhir and his Sindhi-speaking wife, Babita, who is the daughter of actor Hari Shivdasani, and cousin to Sadhana. Karisma is the third Kapoor female to appear on the silver screen in India. The first being her aunt, Sanjana Kapoor, daughter of actor Shashi Kapoor, followed by her sister, Kareena Kapoor...
36. Urmila Matondkar Urmila Matondkar Actress, Satya The daughter of a lecturer, actress Urmila Matondkar began her celluloid career as a child artiste with the film _Kalyug (1980)_. Although an average film at the box-office, her next film, Masoom, about a family coping with an illegitimate member, showed her acting talents blossom and she received critical acclaim from both her fans and the film fraternity...
37. Shelly Desai Shelly Desai Actor, Thelma & Louise
38. Arjun Kapoor Arjun Kapoor Actor, 2 States
39. Sanjeev Kumar Sanjeev Kumar Actor, Sholay 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)...
40. Pooja Bhatt Pooja Bhatt Actress, Zakhm Pooja was born on February 24, 1972 in the Gujarati-speaking Bhatt family. Her dad's name is Mahesh, and her mom's maiden name was Loraine Bright. After the marriage, her mother changed her name to Kiran Bhatt. Mahesh separated from Loraine and re-married Soni Razdan, an actress in her own right. The Bhatts live in Bandra, Bombay...
41. Mahesh Manjrekar Mahesh Manjrekar Actor, Slumdog Millionaire
42. Lillete Dubey Lillete Dubey Actress, Monsoon Wedding
43. Sachin Tendulkar Sachin Tendulkar Self, An Aussie Goes Bolly Sachin is an Indian cricketer widely regarded as one of the greatest batsmen in the history of cricket. He is the leading run-scorer and century maker in Test and One Day International cricket Sachin Tendulkar has been the most complete batsman of his time, and arguably the biggest cricket icon as well...
44. Akshaye Khanna Akshaye Khanna Actor, Dil Chahta Hai Akshaye Khanna was born in Mumbai in 1975. He is the middle son of Bollywood actor and politician Vinod Khanna, and the younger brother of actor Rahul Khanna. After studying in Kishore Namit Kapoor Acting Institute in Mumbai, Khanna made his acting debut in Bollywood in 1997 with the movie Himalay Putra...
45. Zoya Akhtar Zoya Akhtar Writer, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
46. Vikramaditya Motwane Vikramaditya Motwane Writer, Udaan Vikramaditya Motwane is an Indian film director, and screenwriter for films like Dev.D (2009) and Dhan Dhana Dhan Goal (2007). His directorial debut Udaan (2010) was selected to compete in the 'Un Certain Regard' category at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival and also won seven Filmfare awards. His latest effort is Lootera...
47. Pamela Salem Pamela Salem Actress, Never Say Never Again
48. Kiara Advani Kiara Advani Actress, Fugly
49. Zarine Khan Zarine Khan Actress, Housefull 2 Khan was born to a Muslim Pathan family in Mumbai. Khan was forced to abandon her education while in college and begin working due to the financial troubles of her family. With no marketable skills to rely on, she tried her hand at modeling. Khan did quite a few small assignments that fetched her enough money to run the house...
50. Rakesh Roshan Rakesh Roshan Actor, Koi... Mil Gaya
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