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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. Emraan Hashmi Emraan Hashmi Actor, Once Upon a Time in Mumbai
3. Ranveer Singh Ranveer Singh Actor, Gunday 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)...
4. 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...
5. Karisma Kapoor Karisma Kapoor Actress, Andaz Apna Apna Born into Bombay filmdom's legendary Kapoor clan, Karisma Kapoor made her film debut with Prem Qaidi opposite Harish. Her next big hit was Anari and during this time she made news with a fight with her Andaz Apna Apna co-star, actress Raveena Tandon. She had a series of hit...
6. Abhishek Bachchan Abhishek Bachchan Actor, Dhoom: 3 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...
7. Lillete Dubey Lillete Dubey Actress, Monsoon Wedding
8. Aditya Roy Kapoor Aditya Roy Kapoor Actor, Aashiqui 2
9. Karan Johar Karan Johar Writer, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai 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...
10. Zoya Akhtar Zoya Akhtar Writer, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
11. 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
12. Arshad Warsi Arshad Warsi Actor, Lage Raho Munna Bhai 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...
13. Shenaz Treasury Shenaz Treasury Actress, Delhi Belly Born the daughter of a Merchant Navy captain, Shenaz spent the first seven years of her life traveling the globe on board cargo ships carrying potatoes, onions and rice. After completing her school she enrolled in St. Xavier's College. It was during her first year in this college that she was discovered by a photographer...
14. Akshaye Khanna Akshaye Khanna Actor, Hungama 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...
15. Rohit Shetty Rohit Shetty Director, Chennai Express
16. Genelia D'Souza Genelia D'Souza Actress, Jaane Tu... Ya Jaane Na Genelia D'Souza is an Indian actress, model, and host. She has appeared in Telugu, Hindi, Tamil, Kannada, and Malayalam language films. After gaining wide attention in a Parker Pen commercial with Amitabh Bachchan, D'Souza began her acting career with Tujhe Meri Kasam in 2003. She was recognized for her role in Boys the same year...
17. Juliet Prowse Juliet Prowse Self, Juliet Prowse 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...
18. Rahul Khanna Rahul Khanna Actor, Love Aaj Kal
19. Shammi Kapoor Shammi Kapoor Actor, RockStar Shamsher Raj "Shammi" Kapoor was the son of theater and film actor Prithviraj Kapoor and his wife Ramsarni "Rama" Mehra Kapoor. Shammi's acting career began in 1948, when he joined his father's theatrical company "Prithvi Theatres." Like his father and his brothers, Shammi eventually moved into the world of movie-making...
20. Fardeen Khan Fardeen Khan Actor, No Entry
21. Hrishitaa Bhatt Hrishitaa Bhatt Actress, Ashoka the Great Hrishita Bhatt was born into a Bengali-speaking family on May 10, 1981, in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. She used to take dance lessons as a child, was athletic and believed in keeping fit from her school days. She wanted to be a pilot, but after completing her education at Trinity College, London; took Kathak lessons from Choreographer Shiamak Davar; and some modeling assignments...
22. Isha Koppikar Isha Koppikar Actress, Don Coming from a Konkani-speaking Mangalorean family of learned academicians, Isha has herself completed a course in Life Sciences from Ruia College, and was born on September 19, 1976 in Bombay, India. She has a younger brother. After completing her college course, she contested the 1995 Miss India contest, and won the Miss Talent crown...
23. Zayed Khan Zayed Khan Actor, Main Hoon Na Zayed Khan's parents are former Bollywood actor Sanjay Khan and interior designer Zarine Khan. Khan is the youngest of four children. His older sisters are Simone Khan (wife of Ajay Arora), Sussanne Roshan (married to actor Hrithik Roshan), and Farah Khan Ali (wife of DJ Aqeel). Khan is related as cousin brother to yet another Bollywood actor...
24. Amol Palekar Amol Palekar Actor, Gol Maal
25. Sohail Khan Sohail Khan Producer, Hello Brother
26. Mahesh Bhatt Mahesh Bhatt Director, Saaransh
27. Namrata Shirodkar Namrata Shirodkar Actress, Vaastav: The Reality Born in a moderate Marathi-speaking family, Namrata Shirodkar is an Aquarian, born on January 22, 1972, and one of the most beautiful Bollywood actresses, who used to live in Khar, an elite suburb in Bombay. She is the grand-daughter of actress Meenakshi Shirodkar, who starred in Brahmachari (1930s)...
28. Jeetendra Jeetendra Actor, Zamaana Deewana Ravi Kapoor was born in a business family that dealt with imitation Jewelery and used to live in a chawl. While supplying jewelry to V. Shantaram, he was cast as Sandhya's double in the 1959 movie 'Navrang'. His first break as a Bollywood leading man came in 'Geet Gaya Patharon Ne'. Although Ravi Kapoor was born on April 7...
29. Rudyard Kipling Rudyard Kipling Writer, The Jungle Book Rudyard Kipling was born in Bombay, Maharashtra, India, the son of John Lockwood Kipling, a museum director and author and illustrator. This was at the height of the "British Raj", so he was brought up by Indian nurses ("ayahs"), who taught him something of the beliefs and tongues of India. He was sent "home" to England at the age of six to live with a foster mother...
30. Rahul Rawail Rahul Rawail Director, Anjaam
31. 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. She is nicknamed Angel and Princess. 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...
32. Rakesh Roshan Rakesh Roshan Actor, Koi... Mil Gaya
33. Nutan Nutan Actress, Sujata Nutan Samarth was born on June 4 1936 to poet Kumarsen Samarth and his actress wife 'Shobhana' as the eldest of their four children (a younger sister is the actress Tanuja). Her parents separated when she was a small child. 13-year-old Nutan made her debut in K. Asif's "Hamari Beti". She was a beauty queen as well...
34. Urmila Matondkar Urmila Matondkar Actress, Pinjar 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...
35. Tina Munim Tina Munim Actress, Karz Tina was born in a Gujarati-speaking family in Bombay on February 11, 1955. The Munim family used to live in Bhuleshwar. Tina shot into fame during the year 1978 when she represented India at the International Teen Contest in Aruba. She won the Miss Photogenic and Miss Bikini awards.Pretty, very photogenic...
36. Esha Deol Esha Deol Actress, Dhoom Fluent in English, Hindi and Tamil, Scorpion Esha was born on November 2, 1982 to Hema 'Dreamgirl' Malini, and Dharmendra 'He-Man' Deol. She has a younger sister, Ahana, and two step-brothers, Sunny and Bobby, both well-known Bollywood super-stars in their own rights. Bobby is married to Tanya Ahuja, and has a child...
37. Malaika Arora Malaika Arora Actress, Dabangg Born to a Punjabi father and Malayali Catholic mother, Malaika Arora started as a MTV VJ when MTV was launched in India. Recognizing her potential, MTV India gave her prime time roles in their shows "Love Line" and "Style Check". She also hosted award ceremonies and concerts on the television channel...
38. Ravi Kishan Ravi Kishan Actor, Tere Naam
39. Tusshar Kapoor Tusshar Kapoor Actor, The Dirty Picture Tusshar Kapoor is an Indian actor. He is the son of Bollywood actor Jeetendra and Shobha Kapoor and brother of Ekta Kapoor. He studied at the University of Michigan and graduated with a BBA from the Stephen M. Ross School of Business. Tushar made his debut with Mujhe Kucch Kehna Hai alongside Kareena Kapoor in (2001)...
40. Mahesh Manjrekar Mahesh Manjrekar Actor, Slumdog Millionaire
41. Shakti Kapoor Shakti Kapoor Actor, Hungama Shakti Kapoor is one of the most comic actors to grace the Bollywood screen. Since the start of his career he has done more than 300 films. He had been often nominated for the Filmfare Award in the most comic performance category. His on-screen pairing with another comic actor Kader Khan as the latter's son has often led to laughable comedies...
42. Sanjay Kapoor Sanjay Kapoor Actor, Kal Ho Naa Ho
43. Gayatri Joshi Gayatri Joshi Actress, Swades Gayatri was born in the Marathi-speaking Joshi family on March 20, 1977 In Nagpur, Maharashtra, India. She studied in Mount Carmel High School in Nagpur, and when the family re-located to Bombay, and she was enrolled in the J.B. Vachha High School in Dadar. After completing her schooling she went on to study in Sydenham College...
44. Madhur Bhandarkar Madhur Bhandarkar Writer, Traffic Signal
45. Kiron Kher Kiron Kher Actress, Om Shanti Om
46. 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...
47. Kamala Devi Kamala Devi Actress, Geronimo
48. Mohnish Bahl Mohnish Bahl Actor, Hum Aapke Hain Koun...!
49. Arbaaz Khan Arbaaz Khan Actor, Dabangg
50. Satish Shah Satish Shah Actor, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
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