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1. Rani Mukerji Rani Mukerji Actress, Veer-Zaara Mukerji comes from a film-oriented family of Bengali origin. Her father, Ram Mukherjee, is a retired director and one of the founders of "Filmalaya Studios". Her mother, Krishna Mukherjee, was a playback singer. Her brother, Raj Mukherjee is a film producer, now turned director. Her maternal aunt...
2. Satyajit Ray Satyajit Ray Writer, Pather Panchali Satyajit Ray was born in Calcutta on May second, 1921. His father, Sukumar Ray was an eminent poet and writer in the history of Bengali literature. In 1940, after receiving his degree in science and economics from Calcutta University, he attended Tagore's Viswa-Bharati University. His first movie Pather Panchali won several International Awards and set Ray as a world-class director...
3. Paoli Dam Paoli Dam Actress, Hate Story
4. Paul Laverty Paul Laverty Writer, The Wind That Shakes the Barley As a law student he once hitch-hiked across the United States from New York to Los Angeles with many surreal experiences in between. He won a Fullbright Award to study film in the U.S. based on an open screenplay competition. During his time in California he researched a story while living with Latinos in McArthur Park...
5. Shashi Kapoor Shashi Kapoor Actor, Deewaar Shashi Kapoor is one of the leading actors of Indian cinema having appeared in 160 movies - 12 in English and 148 in Hindi. He has appeared in 148 Hindi films - of them played the solo lead hero in 61 films, was lead hero in 53 released multi star cast Hindi films, 2 unreleased multi star film and 21 Hindi films had him in supporting role...
6. Nandana Sen Nandana Sen Actress, Black
7. Priyanka Kothari Priyanka Kothari Actress, Ram Gopal Varma's Indian Flames Priyanka was born in the Bengali-speaking Kothari family in Calcutta, West Bengal, India. Her dad is a chemical businessman, mom is a home-maker, and she has an elder sister who is married. As a child she grew up in Calcutta, but most of her teen years were spent in Delhi where the family re-located subsequently...
8. Parambrata Chatterjee Parambrata Chatterjee Actor, Kahaani
9. Prasenjit Chatterjee Prasenjit Chatterjee Actor, Shanghai
10. Victor Banerjee Victor Banerjee Actor, A Passage to India
11. Hrishikesh Mukherjee Hrishikesh Mukherjee Director, Anand 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...
12. Robin Stewart Robin Stewart Actor, Bless This House
13. Rituparna Sengupta Rituparna Sengupta Actress, Mondo Meyer Upakhyan
14. Rimi Sen Rimi Sen Actress, Dhoom Rimi Sen is an Indian actress who appears in Bollywood films. Rimi Sen was born as Shubhomitra Sen in Kolkata, West Bengal. She completed her schooling from Bidya Bharati Girls' High School in the year 1998.[citation needed] She completed her graduation in Commerce from University of Calcutta. She trained in Odissi dance under eminent Kolkata-based Odissi exponent, Guru Aloka Kanungo...
15. Riya Sen Riya Sen Actress, Jhankaar Beats
16. Moushumi Chatterjee Moushumi Chatterjee Actress, Piku Moushumi Chatterjee was never considered to be a glamorous figure and she had crooked teeth, and yet, she was considered one of the most beautiful faces to hit the Hindi screen in the 1970s. She is an actress originally from Kolkata (formerly Calcutta), West Bengal. She made her film debut in the Bengali hit...
17. Uttam Kumar Uttam Kumar Actor, Nayak The legendary Bengali Actor of Calcutta. Acted in over 250 films. Got the Indian national award Padmashree for his contribution to Bengali films. He also directed and produced two films. "Banpalashir Padabali" in Bengali and "Chhoti si Mulaquat" in Hindi.
18. Aparna Sen Aparna Sen Director, Mr. and Mrs. Iyer Aparna Sen is a renowned name in Bengali as well as Indian cinema. She has excelled both as an actor in film and theatre and as a director of parallel cinema. Aparna was born in 1945 in Kolkata. Her father is film critic and film maker Late Chidananda Das Gupta. She studied at Modern High School and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from Presidency College...
19. Shelley King Shelley King Actress, Coronation Street
20. Michael Mosley Michael Mosley Self, Inside the Human Body
21. Mala Sinha Mala Sinha Actress, Pyaasa
22. Mahira Kakkar Mahira Kakkar Actress, Hank and Asha
23. Swastika Mukherjee Swastika Mukherjee Actress, Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!
24. Rituparno Ghosh Rituparno Ghosh Writer, Chitrangada Rituparno Ghosh is a Bengali film director. He has won 12 National Film Awards in India and several awards at international film festivals abroad. He began directing in advertising. In 1992, he made a low-key film debut with a children's feature titled Hirer Angti (The Diamond Ring). His second movie Unishe April (19 April)...
25. Kumar Sanu Kumar Sanu Music Department, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
26. Jeet Jeet Actor, The Royal Bengal Tiger Jeet (Jeetendra Madnani) is an Indian Actor who is working in Bengali mainstream commercial Film Industry at Kolkata, India from the year 2002. His 1st Debut film was in Indian Telegu Film Industry named 'Chandu' in the Year 2001. From the year 2002 he is acting in Lead Roles (as HERO) in Bengali Films...
27. Madhabi Mukherjee Madhabi Mukherjee Actress, Charulata
28. Saswata Chatterjee Saswata Chatterjee Actor, Kahaani Saswata started his career with a Hindi serial directed by Saibal Mitra, based on Samaresh Majumdar's Kaalpurush. He gained popularity by portraying the character of Topshe in a television series directed by Sandip Ray. His breakthrough role came in Sujoy Ghosh's 2012 blockbuster Hindi film, Kahaani...
29. Rahul Dev Burman Rahul Dev Burman Composer, Life of Pi
30. Koyel Mallick Koyel Mallick Actress, Hemlock Society
31. Koena Mitra Koena Mitra Actress, Musafir
32. Nargis Nargis Actress, Mother India She was born on June 1, 1929 as Fatima Rashid in Rawalpindi, British India, daughter to Jaddanbai and Uttamchand Mohanchand, a Hindu Mohyal Brahmin. Her mother was a well-known dancer, singer, actor, composer, and director. This is what paved the way for Fatima to become a child artiste (Baby Rani) as early as 1935. She is the sister of Bollywood actor, Anwar Hussain and Akhtar Hussain...
33. Pradeep Sarkar Pradeep Sarkar Director, Parineeta
34. Soham Chakraborty Soham Chakraborty Actor, Bojhena Shey Bojhena
35. Biswajeet Biswajeet Actor, Bees Saal Baad
36. Abir Chatterjee Abir Chatterjee Actor, Byomkesh Bakshi
37. Moon Moon Sen Moon Moon Sen Actress, Nil Nirjane
38. Sabyasachi Chakraborty Sabyasachi Chakraborty Actor, Dil Se..
39. Bappi Lahiri Bappi Lahiri Composer, You Don't Mess with the Zohan
40. Jishu Sengupta Jishu Sengupta Actor, Barfi!
41. Tapan Sinha Tapan Sinha Director, Ek Doctor Ki Maut Born in 1924. Science graduate from University of Calcutta. Sinha began his film career as a sound engineer in Calcutta's New Theatre in 1946. Four years later, he received an invitation to the London film festival and the opportunity of working at Pinewood Studios. He was in the UK for two years. On returning to India...
42. Sandip Ray Sandip Ray Director, Hitlist
43. Ranjit Mallick Ranjit Mallick Actor, Premer Kahini
44. Alka Yagnik Alka Yagnik Music Department, Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India Alka's musical career began at the age of six, when she started interpreting devotional songs for Calcutta Radio. She came to Mumbai at the age of 10, along with her mother to try her luck as a child singer. Eminent music directors Kalyanji Veerji Shah and Anandji Veerji Shah were impressed by her beautiful voice...
45. Sharad S. Kapoor Sharad S. Kapoor Actor, Lakshya
46. Sreelekha Mitra Sreelekha Mitra Actress, Kantatar
47. Indrani Haldar Indrani Haldar Actress, Saanjhbatir Roopkathara
48. Stephen M. Hardin Stephen M. Hardin Actor, Red Rover Stephen Hardin recently completed, Bennie (2016). Stephen has trained with Lora Cunningham of the Albuquerque Actors' Studio, Chad Brummett of The Scene Shop and Ron Weisberg and Chris Ranney of The Open Actor. He has taken workshops with Matt Page, Rebekah Wiggins, Vic Browder, Marie McMaster & Jo Edna Boldin...
49. Payel Sarkar Payel Sarkar Actress, Chotushkone
50. Rachana Banerjee Rachana Banerjee Actress, Sooryavansham
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