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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 (1973), it was not a real part just a blink and miss appearance in the title song of the film...
3. 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 (2000) 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...
4. Nazneen Contractor Nazneen Contractor Actress, Star Trek Into Darkness Born in Mumbai, India and raised in Nigeria, Africa until the age of 7, Contractor was well versed in world travels and a variety cultures at a very young age. She attended boarding school in London from seven to nine years old, then her family moved to Toronto, Canada where she spent the majority of her childhood and young adulthood...
5. Kareena Kapoor Kareena Kapoor Actress, 3 Idiots Kareena was born to Sindhi-speaking Babita (nee Shivdasani) and Punjabi-speaking Randhir Kapoor in Bombay, India. She has an elder sister, Karisma. She is born in a family that have been actors for generations, including her paternal great-grandfather, Prithviraj Kapoor; her grandfather, Raj Kapoor; her paternal uncles...
6. Ranbir Kapoor Ranbir Kapoor Actor, Barfi! Son of Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Singh; nephew of actors Randhir Kapoor, Rajiv Kapoor, Kunal Kapoor. Grandnephew of actors Shashi Kapoor, Jennifer Kendal, Shammi Kapoor, Geeta Bali; cousin of actresses Kareena Kapoor, Karisma Kapoor. Belongs to the fourth generation of highly prestigious and considered...
7. John Abraham John Abraham Actor, Madras Cafe Born and brought up in Mumbai, India, John Abraham is one of the most successful male models in India. John grew up in a middle class family. His father Abraham John is a Syrian Christian (Nasrani or Saint Thomas Christian) from Aluva, Kerala, India and his mother Firoza Irani is a Zoroastrian Parsi from India's Parsi community...
8. Kajol Kajol Actress, My Name Is Khan
9. Farhan Akhtar Farhan Akhtar Producer, Don 2 Writer Javed Akhtar's and Honey Irani's son 'Farhan Akhtar' is an extremely talented and creative and young director and has made a place for himself in very little time. He entered Bollywood at the age of 17, assisting directors and cinematographers. He dropped out of college and did various jobs like working for a TV production house and setting up his own production house...
10. Ileana Ileana 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...
11. Arjun Kapoor Arjun Kapoor Actor, Gunday
12. Kashmira Shah Kashmira Shah Actress, Wake Up Sid A former model and beauty queen (both as Miss University World and Miss India talent winner), Shah has acted on the big screen and on stage for over eight years, fast becoming a household name in India. She is best known for her roles in such hits as Yes Boss and Jungle, as well as for her acclaimed dancing numbers in movies like Vaastav and Aankhen...
13. Rishi Kapoor Rishi Kapoor Actor, Love Aaj Kal 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...
14. Jackie Shroff Jackie Shroff Actor, Devdas Jaikishen was born in the Gujerati-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 1973 hit 'Heera Panna' which starred Dev Anand. He then went on to act in another Dev Anand starer, 'Swami Dada"...
15. Boman Irani Boman Irani Actor, 3 Idiots
16. Tamannaah Bhatia Tamannaah Bhatia Actress, Himmatwala 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 Sri. 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...
17. Neil Nitin Mukesh Neil Nitin Mukesh Actor, New York He had a normal childhood, like most other children. He graduated from HR College, with a B.Com degree. At his father's insistence, he has been very focused on his career since he was in the 12th standard. He did a 4-month workshop with Kishore Namit Kapoor and also at Anupam Kher's institute, during vacations...
18. Sanjay Leela Bhansali Sanjay Leela Bhansali Producer, Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram-Leela
19. Kajal Agarwal Kajal Agarwal Actress, Special 26 Kajal made her acting debut in the 2004 Hindi film Kyun... Ho Gaya Na!, as a minor supporting role as the friend of lead actress Aishwarya Rai. Telugu film Chandamama became her first major successful film. In 2009 "Magadheera" which was the biggest blockbuster of all time in Telugu cinema, she played...
20. Amrita Rao Amrita Rao Actress, Main Hoon Na Amrita was born in the Rao family on June 7, 1986 in Mumbai, She speaks Konkani. She comes from a well to do Hindu family. Her dad owns an Advertising Agency. Amrita did not want to purse any career with Bollywood as she wanted to graduate in psychology, which she eventually did. No stranger to cameras and bright lights...
21. Chriselle Almeida Chriselle Almeida Actress, Last Night
22. 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...
23. Ayesha Takia Ayesha Takia Actress, Wanted Ayesha Takia was born in Mumbai on April 10th 1986. Her father's name is Nishit, a Gujarati and her mother's name is Faridah, who is half Maharashtrian and half Caucasian British. Ayesha had never let her lack of speaking Hindi fluently come in her way. A go-getter, she is no stranger to the silver screen and has faced cameras even at the tender age of 4...
24. Tulip Joshi Tulip Joshi Actress, Matrubhoomi: A Nation Without Women Tulip was born in Bombay, India, to a Hindu Gujerati father and a Christian Lebanese mother. As a result she has practiced both Hinduism and Christianity. She participated in and excelled in sports activities. She studied in Bombay, and went to graduate from Mithibai College in Food and Chemistry. She has two sisters...
25. Sooraj R. Barjatya Sooraj R. Barjatya Producer, Hum Aapke Hain Koun...!
26. Rakhi Sawant Rakhi Sawant Actress, Main Hoon Na
27. Nikhil Advani Nikhil Advani Director, Kal Ho Naa Ho
28. Charmy Kaur Charmy Kaur Actress, Anukokunda Oka Roju
29. Vatsal Seth Vatsal Seth Actor, Taarzan: The Wonder Car
30. Hansika Motwani Hansika Motwani Actress, Velayudham Hansika was born on August 9, 1991 in the Sindhi speaking Motwani family in Bombay, India. Her dad, Pradeep, is a businessman, while her mom, Mona, is a Dermatologist. She has an elder brother, Prashant. She is a student in Podar Internation School. Her parents divorced during 2004, while she continues to live in Andheri, Bombay, India, with her mom...
31. Aruna Irani Aruna Irani Actress, Indian Aruna Irani made her debut in the movie Gunga Jumna (1961) at nine years old playing Azra's character. After doing several small roles in films like Jahanara (1964), Farz (1967), Upkar (1967) and Aaya Sawan Jhoomke (1969). She later acted with comedian Mehmood Ali in films like Aulad (1968), Humjoli (1970)...
32. Azharuddin Mohammed Ismail Azharuddin Mohammed Ismail Actor, Slumdog Millionaire
33. Navin Nischol Navin Nischol Actor, Khosla's Nest
34. Anand Gandhi Anand Gandhi Writer, Ship of Theseus Born 26th September 1980 in Mumbai (formerly Bombay), Anand started writing and directing plays in school at the age of 12. At 19, he wrote a total of hundred episodes of two television soap operas, which went on to become the most popular shows in the history of Indian Television. The same year his play "Sugandhi" was awarded the prestigious National Award...
35. Tanay Chheda Tanay Chheda Actor, Taare Zameen Par
36. Ritu Shivpuri Ritu Shivpuri Actress, Lajja
37. Pooja Bedi Pooja Bedi Actress, Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar Pooja was born to Protima (later re-christened as Gauri) and Kabir Bedi in Bombay, India. Her pet name is Booie, and she has a brother, Siddharth. She was brought up very unconventionally and literally allowed to have her own way as a child. It was for this reason that she initially abstained from cigarettes and alcohol...
38. Sidharth Shukla Sidharth Shukla Actor, Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania
39. Dev Kumar Dev Kumar Actor, Spy in Rome
40. Anand Tiwari Anand Tiwari Actor, Fair Game
41. Vidya Sinha Vidya Sinha Actress, Bodyguard
42. Derrick Branche Derrick Branche Actor, My Beautiful Laundrette
43. Dipendra Sharma Dipendra Sharma Actor, Hollow Men After doing school and State plays, Dipendra moved to Los Angeles, CA when he was twenty years old. He joined and studied acting at well known Stella Adler, Los Angeles. The history of the Stella Adler includes Konstantin Stanislavski, Jacob Adler, Harold Clurman, Marlon Brando, Robert De Niro, Group Theater and many more...
44. Sneha Sneha Actress, Vasoolraja M.B.B.S
45. T.H. White T.H. White Writer, The Sword in the Stone T. H. White was born in India, where his father was a member of the Indian Civil Service, and was educated at Cheltenham and Queen's College, Cambridge. He was an English master at Stowe School from 1930 to 1936, and while there, completed his first real critical success, England Have My Boneswhich was an autobiographical account of his country life...
46. Poonam Jhawer Poonam Jhawer Actress, Mohra
47. Maple Batalia Maple Batalia Actress, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules Born near Mumbai, 19-year-old Maple Batalia was an aspiring actress and attending Simon Fraser University in Surrey (B.C. Canada) when she was shot and killed as she walked to her car in the parkade at SFU Surrey Campus. She had previously graduated from Enver Creek Secondary and was hoping to be a doctor...
48. Kurush Deboo Kurush Deboo Actor, Munna Bhai M.B.B.S.
49. Gavin Packard Gavin Packard Actor, Season
50. Luv Sinha Luv Sinha Actor, Sadiyaan: Boundaries Divide... Love Unites Son of Shatrughan and Poonam Sinha. Identical twin brother of Kush Sinha and has a sister, Sonakshi Sinha. All three have followed in their parents footsteps as Bollywood artists. While Luv debuted in Sadiyaan, Kush and Sonakshi have both worked as assistant directors, with the sister also doing costume design and appearing in the lead of Dabaang.
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