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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. 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...
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 (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...
5. 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...
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 Writer, Dil Chahta Hai 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, 2 States
12. 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...
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 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 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. 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...
17. Chriselle Almeida Chriselle Almeida Actress, Last Night
18. Sanjay Leela Bhansali Sanjay Leela Bhansali Producer, Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram-Leela
19. 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...
20. Nikhil Advani Nikhil Advani Director, D-Day
21. 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...
22. 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...
23. 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...
24. Aruna Irani Aruna Irani Actress, Hindustani 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)...
25. Sooraj R. Barjatya Sooraj R. Barjatya Producer, Hum Aapke Hain Koun...!
26. 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...
27. Ashwini Bhave Ashwini Bhave Actress, Kadachit Ashwini was born in the Marathi-speaking family Bhave family on May 7th. Her family are Koknastha Brahmins. She acted in a number of Marathi language movies, before graduating to Bollywood in 1991 with 'Henna'. She is a versatile actresses and has been a lead as well as a character actress. Her career spanned from the mid-eighties through onto 1998...
28. Anand Tiwari Anand Tiwari Actor, Fair Game
29. 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...
30. Rakhi Sawant Rakhi Sawant Actress, Main Hoon Na
31. Derrick Branche Derrick Branche Actor, My Beautiful Laundrette
32. Charmy Kaur Charmy Kaur Actress, Anukokunda Oka Roju
33. Tulip Joshi Tulip Joshi Actor, 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...
34. Tanay Chheda Tanay Chheda Actor, Like Stars on Earth
35. Navin Nischol Navin Nischol Actor, Khosla's Nest
36. Azharuddin Mohammed Ismail Azharuddin Mohammed Ismail Actor, Slumdog Millionaire
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. Vatsal Seth Vatsal Seth Actor, Taarzan: The Wonder Car
39. Dipendra Sharma Dipendra Sharma Actor, Hollow Men After participating in school and State plays, Dipendra moved to USA, when he was about twenty years old. He joined and studied acting at the Stella Adler studio. The history of the Stella Adler includes Konstantin Stanislavski, Jacob Adler, Harold Clurman, Marlon Brando, Group Theater and many more...
40. 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...
41. G.K. Desai G.K. Desai Actor, Fashion G.K. Desai, the Producer,Actor,Writer was born on 10th September 1973 in Bombay, India. Schooling from St. Xavier's High School, Metro, Bombay. Finished his Diploma and Bachelors Degree First Class Honors in Electronics Engineering from University of Mumbai,India.Giving up a prolific job career, he pursued his passion of acting and producing movies...
42. Dev Kumar Dev Kumar Actor, Farishta
43. Mamta Kulkarni Mamta Kulkarni Actress, Karan Arjun Mamta Kulkarni was born in a Marathi-speaking household, and lived at Yari Road, Versova, Andheri West, along with two sisters, Mithila and Moulina. Nothwithstanding Mamta's Marathi accent, and her inability to speak fluent English, she did land several roles in Bollywood flicks, starting in 1992 with Tiranga...
44. Kurush Deboo Kurush Deboo Actor, Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa
45. Gavin Packard Gavin Packard Actor, Season
46. Poonam Jhawer Poonam Jhawer Actress, Mohra
47. Sidharth Shukla Sidharth Shukla Actor, Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania
48. Sneha Sneha Actress, Autograph
49. Meghan Jadhav Meghan Jadhav Actor, Zor Lagaa Ke... Haiya! Meghan Jadhav, an actor born in Mumbai. He is the younger brother of Actor Mandar Jadhav who is well known for his Indian popular Tv show "Aladdin". His father, Mr. Subhash Jadhav, also acted in and directed TV shows in 80's and 90's. Meghan is best known for his portrayal of "Krishna" in Indian Popular Tv show "Jai Shri Krishna"(2009) and later as 'Gyan' in Saas Bina Sasuraal (2010-2012)...
50. Vishal Solanki Vishal Solanki Cinematographer, Caffeinated Vishal Solanki was born in Mumbai, India. He is a graduate of the prestigious Sir J. J. Institute of Applied Art in Mumbai where he studied painting, commercial design and photography. While studying, Vishal worked as apprentice to acclaimed veteran Indian Cinematographer Binod Pradhan, and as assistant to cinematographer Kartik Vijay...
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