Great Charector Actors and Actresses of the Indian Cinema-Past and Present

by Herag Halli | created - 04 Jan 2012 | updated - 04 May 2012 | Public

1. Lillete Dubey

Actress | The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Lillete Dubey was born on September 7, 1953 in Pune, State of Bombay, India as Lillete Kiswani. She is an actress and assistant director, known for The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011), Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003) and The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2015).

One of the classiest actress with an enormous talent in serious and comedic roles-in cinema and theater. Her best movie was "Bagbhan" with Paresh Rawal who is the latter day Mehmood.

2. Paresh Rawal

Actor | Hera Pheri

Paresh Rawal was born on May 30, 1950 in Bombay, State of Bombay, India. He is an actor and producer, known for Hera Pheri (2000), OMG: Oh My God! (2012) and Awara Paagal Deewana (2002). He is married to Swaroop Sampat. They have two children.

A genius of an actor.

3. Om Puri

Actor | The Hundred-Foot Journey

Om Puri was an Indian actor who has appeared in both mainstream Indian films and art films. His credits also include appearances in British and American films. He has received an honorary OBE.

Puri was born in Ambala, Haryana. His father worked on the railways and served in the Indian Army. Puri ...

One of the greatest charector actors with a mounting screen presence in any role. His clear diction and voice is an added advantage.

4. 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 ...

A good actor, but kachada and banchod movies like "Housefull 2" that are caterd to and rated Ten by the filthy frontbenchers, will neither do justice nor garner respect for him nor the film Industry which is celebrating 100th Anniversary.

5. Kiron Kher

Actress | Devdas

Kiron Kher was born on June 14, 1955 in Punjab, India as Kiran Thakar Singh. She is known for her work on Devdas (2002), Main Hoon Na (2004) and Kurbaan (2009). She is married to Anupam Kher. They have one child.

Finest actress with a superb range and versatility. One of best movies she ever acted was a little known movie called "Karz."

6. Anupam Kher

Actor | Silver Linings Playbook

Anupam Kher was born on March 7, 1955 in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India. He is an actor and producer, known for Silver Linings Playbook (2012), A Wednesday (2008) and The Big Sick (2017).

7. Alok Nath

Actor | Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham...

Alok Nath was born on July 10, 1956 in Khagaria, Bihar, India. He is an actor and producer, known for Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham... (2001), Agneepath (1990) and Gandhi (1982).

8. Renuka Shahane

Actress | Rita

Renuka Shahane, also known by her married name Renuka Neekhra, is a Maharashtrian actress working in the Indian film industry and in television, best known as the presenter of Doordarshan TV show Surabhi (1993-2001).

Shahane started her career with the Marathi film Hach Sunbaicha Bhau and has done ...

9. Leela Chitnis

Actress | Kangan

Leela Chitnis was born on September 9, 1909 in Dharwar, Karnataka, India. She was an actress and director, known for Kangan (1939), Aaj Ki Baat (1955) and Kanchan (1941). She was married to Dr. Gajanan Yeshwant Chitnis. She died on July 14, 2003 in Danbury, Connecticut, USA.

No one represented mother hood in films like Leela Chitnis as in one film "Guide."

10. Reema Lagoo

Actress | Kuch Kuch Hota Hai

Reema Lagoo was born on June 21, 1958 in Bombay, State of Bombay, India as Nayan Bhadbhade. She was an actress, known for Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998), Vaastav: The Reality (1999) and Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003). She was married to Vivek Lagoo. She died on May 18, 2017 in Versova, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

11. Sachin Khedekar

Actor | Maattrraan

Sachin Khedekar was born on March 14, 1965 in Mumbai, Maharahstra, India. He is known for his work on Maattrraan (2012), 13B: Fear Has a New Address (2009) and Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose: The Forgotten Hero (2005). He has been married to Jalpa Khedekar since December 19, 1993. They have two ...

One great charecter actor with an intensity and versatility in acting.