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1. Freida Pinto Freida Pinto Actress, Slumdog Millionaire Freida Pinto traversed the modeling circuit in Mumbai [represented by Elite Model Management India] for two years before gaining her big break when director Danny Boyle picked her out in the audition process to play the female lead, Latika, for his project Slumdog Millionaire. In a promo interview, Boyle likened spotting her to his discovery of Kelly Macdonald for Trainspotting...
2. Aamir Khan Aamir Khan Actor, 3 Idiots Aamir was first introduced as a child artiste in the 1970's hit Yaadon Ki Baaraat -- he was the youngest child in the trio. He then concentrated on school and became a state tennis champion for Maharashtra. Aamir fell in love with the girl next door in the meantime. He proposed to her the day he turned 21...
3. 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...
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. 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 If there is anybody in Bollywood who is truly versatile, it is Farhan Akhtar! He is not only an ace director, a writer and a producer, but also a dynamic actor. And if that wasn't enough, he is also a singer and lyricist. Farhan Akhtar has Bollywood running in his veins. He is the son of the famous poet...
10. Arjun Kapoor Arjun Kapoor Actor, Gunday
11. Ileana Ileana Actress, Pokiri 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...
12. 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...
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. Boman Irani Boman Irani Actor, 3 Idiots
15. 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...
16. 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"...
17. Sanjay Leela Bhansali Sanjay Leela Bhansali Producer, Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram-Leela
18. 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...
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. 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...
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. Chriselle Almeida Chriselle Almeida Actress, Last Night
23. 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...
24. Sooraj R. Barjatya Sooraj R. Barjatya Producer, Hum Aapke Hain Koun...!
25. Nikhil Advani Nikhil Advani Director, Kal Ho Naa Ho
26. 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...
27. Azharuddin Mohammed Ismail Azharuddin Mohammed Ismail Actor, Slumdog Millionaire
28. 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...
29. Vatsal Seth Vatsal Seth Actor, Taarzan: The Wonder Car
30. Tanay Chheda Tanay Chheda Actor, Like Stars on Earth
31. 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...
32. Rakhi Sawant Rakhi Sawant Actress, Main Hoon Na
33. 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...
34. Ritu Shivpuri Ritu Shivpuri Actress, Lajja
35. Lavrenti Lopes Lavrenti Lopes Actor, Life! Camera Action...
36. Charmy Kaur Charmy Kaur Actress, Anukokunda Oka Roju
37. Navin Nischol Navin Nischol Actor, Khosla's Nest
38. Dev Kumar Dev Kumar Actor, Spy in Rome
39. Pooja Bedi Pooja Bedi Actress, Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar Pooja Bedi was born in Bombay, India, on 11th May 1970 to noted Indian classic danseuse Protima Bedi aka Gauri, and international film star Kabir Bedi. She was brought up very unconventionally and literally allowed to have her own way as a child. She abstained from cigarettes and alcohol until later in life...
40. Anand Tiwari Anand Tiwari Actor, Fair Game
41. 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...
42. Vidya Sinha Vidya Sinha Actress, Bodyguard
43. Poonam Jhawer Poonam Jhawer Actress, Mohra
44. 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...
45. 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)...
46. Derrick Branche Derrick Branche Actor, My Beautiful Laundrette
47. 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)...
48. Kunal Rawal Kunal Rawal Costume Designer, Desi Boyz Kunal Rawal is a fashion designer, who specializes in men's fashion apparels. His father is Ravi Rawal and mother Neeta Rawal. Kunal is known for having redefined men's fashion with his keen aesthetics and attention to detail. Armed with a certified qualification in fashion design from the London College of Fashion (LCF) and with an added specialization in merchandizing...
49. Sneha Sneha Actress, Vasoolraja M.B.B.S
50. Vishal Solanki Vishal Solanki Cinematographer, Foreign Born in Mumbai, India on May 14, 1983, at the tender age of five, Vishal Solanki won First Prize in a city-wide coloring competition; and, from that point onward, painting and drawing were two of Vishal's abiding passions. During his formative years, Vishal won many awards in painting and drawing. However...
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