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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 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. Hrithik Roshan Hrithik Roshan Actor, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara Often described as India's 'most complete actor', Hrithik Roshan is the culmination of old Hindi film industry from both sides of his pedigree. His maternal grandfather - director-producer J. Om Prakash - first introduced little Hrithik onscreen at age 6 by slyly having his crew shoot without the boy's knowledge as he danced on the set of Aasha (1980) while visiting grandpa...
4. 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...
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. Kajol Kajol Actress, My Name Is Khan
8. 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...
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. Boman Irani Boman Irani Actor, 3 Idiots
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. 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...
16. Sanjay Leela Bhansali Sanjay Leela Bhansali Producer, Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram-Leela
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. 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. 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...
20. 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...
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. Nikhil Advani Nikhil Advani Director, D-Day
23. Sooraj R. Barjatya Sooraj R. Barjatya Producer, Hum Aapke Hain Koun...!
24. 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...
25. Chriselle Almeida Chriselle Almeida Actress, Last Night
26. Azharuddin Mohammed Ismail Azharuddin Mohammed Ismail Actor, Slumdog Millionaire
27. 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...
28. Derrick Branche Derrick Branche Actor, My Beautiful Laundrette
29. Vibha Bakshi Vibha Bakshi Director, Daughters of Mother India
30. Rakhi Sawant Rakhi Sawant Actress, Main Hoon Na
31. Tanay Chheda Tanay Chheda Actor, Like Stars on Earth
32. 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...
33. Kunal Rawal Kunal Rawal Costume Designer, Humshakals 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...
34. Charmy Kaur Charmy Kaur Actress, Anukokunda Oka Roju
35. Poonam Jhawer Poonam Jhawer Actress, Mohra
36. 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...
37. 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)...
38. 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...
39. Navin Nischol Navin Nischol Actor, Khosla's Nest
40. Anand Tiwari Anand Tiwari Actor, Fair Game
41. Vatsal Seth Vatsal Seth Actor, Taarzan: The Wonder Car
42. Vidya Sinha Vidya Sinha Actress, Bodyguard
43. Dev Kumar Dev Kumar Actor, Farishta
44. 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...
45. Sneha Sneha Actress, Autograph
46. Sidharth Shukla Sidharth Shukla Actor, Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania
47. Gavin Packard Gavin Packard Actor, Season
48. 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...
49. Priya Darshini Priya Darshini Editorial Department, The Namesake
50. Ritu Shivpuri Ritu Shivpuri Actress, Lajja
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