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1. Amrish Puri Amrish Puri Actor, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom Believe it or not, Amrish Puri wanted to become a Bollywood movie hero but failed a screen test in 1954. And what a failure it was! Mr. Puri went on to become one of the most renowned and credible villains in the history of Indian cinema. His most memorable and often quoted role is the character of 'Mogambo' (with the catchphrase "Mogambo Khush Hua")...
2. Jiah Khan Jiah Khan Actress, Ghajini
3. Yash Chopra Yash Chopra Producer, Veer-Zaara Labeled the eternal romantic and with one of the best musical senses in the business, Yash Chopra is arguably India's most successful director of romantic films. Although he made action-oriented films like the ever-popular Deewaar, it is in tackling love and its various aspects that he has been at his best...
4. Sunil Dutt Sunil Dutt Actor, Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. Actor, social activist and politician. Sunil Dutt wore many hats and excelled in a plethora of roles that came his way - both on and off screen. Born on June 6th, 1929, Sunil Dutt grew up as Balraj Dutt in a family that had survived the Partition of India. A student of Mumbai's Jai Hind college, he first started off as radio show host and celebrity interviewer...
5. Rajesh Khanna Rajesh Khanna Actor, Anand Rajesh Khanna, the first superstar of Indian and Hindi Cinema with 74 Golden Jubilee Hits - (which includes 48 Platinum Jubilee hits and 26 Golden Jubilee Hits) & in addition had 22 Silver Jubilee Hits and 9 average hits, was born on 29 December 1942 in Amritsar, Punjab, India.Rajesh entered Hindi films in the year 1965 when he began shooting for Raaz and did 180 films...
6. Raaj Kumar Raaj Kumar Actor, Mother India
7. Pran Pran Actor, Don Pran was born in a very wealthy Delhi-based Sikand family on February 12, 1920. His dad, Kewal Krishan Sikand was a renowned civil contractor, Kalsi bridge in Dehra Dun was just one of his projects. As a child he had studied in Meerut, Kapurthala, Unao, Dehra Dun, & Rampur. He was very fond of dogs, and always had a dog for a pet since his childhood to date...
8. Amjad Khan Amjad Khan Actor, Sholay
9. Ashok Kumar Ashok Kumar Actor, Bandini Ashok Kumar was one of India's most famous actors from before to after its independence from the UK. As a young assistant to Bengali film-maker Himanshu Rai, he got his start in acting by accident when he volunteered to substitute for the lead actor, Jeevan Naya, who fell ill before production on the film Achhut Kanya was to start...
10. 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...
11. Ravi Chopra Ravi Chopra Director, Baghban
12. Shammi Kapoor Shammi Kapoor Actor, RockStar Shamsher Raj "Shammi" Kapoor was the son of theater and film actor Prithviraj Kapoor and his wife Ramsarni "Rama" Mehra Kapoor. Shammi's acting career began in 1948, when he joined his father's theatrical company "Prithvi Theatres." Like his father and his brothers, Shammi eventually moved into the world of movie-making...
13. Jag Mundhra Jag Mundhra Director, Bawandar
14. Dara Singh Dara Singh Actor, Jab We Met
15. Nanda Nanda Actress, Gumnaam A film career spanning from the 1940s to the 1980s, Nanda was born on January 8, 1939, to a show-business Marathi family in Bombay, India. Her father was actor Master Vinayak, and her mother was Sushila. Nanda was the third of seven brothers and sisters. When she was just 5 years old, her father wanted to cast her in his film "Mandir" (1948)...
16. Johnny Walker Johnny Walker Actor, Chachi 420 One of the earliest and best-loved comedians of Indian Cinema, Johnny Walker brought smiles and amusement to all whenever he was on film. Christening himself after the famous Scotch whisky, Walker would drive audiences wild with laughter with his squeaky voice, pencil-thin moustache and his now-classic drunken antics...
17. Abir Goswami Abir Goswami Actor, Lakshya
18. Vinay Apte Vinay Apte Actor, Chandni Bar
19. B.R. Chopra B.R. Chopra Producer, Mahabharat One of India's most respected film personalities, Baldev Raj Chopra (better known as B.R. Chopra) has been an architect of what is now known as the golden era of the Bollywood industry. Having converted offbeat stories into immortal classics like Waqt and Naya Daur, he commands high regard in the world film fraternity...
20. Navin Nischol Navin Nischol Actor, Khosla's Nest
21. Sudhir Sudhir Actor, Deewaar
22. Satyendra Kapoor Satyendra Kapoor Actor, Sholay
23. O.P. Nayyar O.P. Nayyar Composer, C.I.D.
24. Vijay Arora Vijay Arora Actor, Yaadon Ki Baaraat
25. Joy Mukherjee Joy Mukherjee Actor, Umeed
26. Mac Mohan Mac Mohan Actor, Sholay
27. Yunus Parvez Yunus Parvez Actor, Gol Maal
28. Prakash Mehra Prakash Mehra Director, Sharaabi
29. Shakti Samanta Shakti Samanta Director, Aradhana
30. Ramanand Sagar Ramanand Sagar Producer, Arzoo Dr. Ramanand Sagar was born on December 29, 1917 at Asal Guru Ke, near the city of Lahore, Pakistan (then part of Hindustan). During the British Rule itself, Ramanand began his film career with a silent movie called "Raiders of the Railroad" (1936). Subsequently, he went on to make, what is now known as a masterpiece, "Aur Insaan Mar Gaya"...
31. Sujit Kumar Sujit Kumar Actor, Aradhana
32. Preeti Ganguli Preeti Ganguli Actress, Anmol Tasveer Preeti was born on May 17, to actor Kumudlal Kunjilal Ganguly alias Ashok Kumar and RattanBai. She was their only child. Her paternal grandfather was an Advocate, Kunjilal, and her grandma, Ghouri Rani Devi (nee Bannerjee), the sister of classical singer, Dhananjay Bannerjee. Her uncles are Anoop and Kishore Kumar...
33. Dev Kumar Dev Kumar Actor, Spy in Rome
34. A.K. Hangal A.K. Hangal Actor, Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India His childhood was spent in Peshawar, where he had performed in theater for some major roles. However, his primary occupation for the early part of his life was that of a tailor. He was an active participant in the Indian freedom struggle. Following his father's retirement, the family moved from Peshawar to Karachi...
35. Rajendra Nath Rajendra Nath Actor, Haré Raama Haré Krishna
36. Nirmal Pandey Nirmal Pandey Actor, Bandit Queen
37. Laxmikant Berde Laxmikant Berde Actor, Saajan
38. Randhawa Randhawa Actor, Hari Darshan
39. Srihari Srihari Actor, Magadheera
40. Tahir Hussain Tahir Hussain Producer, Hum Hain Rahi Pyar Ke
41. Mahendra Kapoor Mahendra Kapoor Music Department, Amar Akbar Anthony
42. Jagdish Raj Jagdish Raj Actor, Deewaar
43. Joginder Shelly Joginder Shelly Actor, Yes Boss
44. Simple Kapadia Simple Kapadia Costume Designer, Darr
45. Surinder Kapoor Surinder Kapoor Producer, No Entry
46. Nalini Jaywant Nalini Jaywant Actress, Kalapani
47. Pramila Pramila Actress, Arrangetram
48. Anita Guha Anita Guha Actress, Sharada
49. Ashok Mehta Ashok Mehta Cinematographer, Chalte Chalte
50. Jagjit Singh Jagjit Singh Music Department, Sarfarosh
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