Indians are known all over the world for their love of Cinema. In India, films and theater are not only the most common ways of depicting the socio-cultural scenario; they have also been a great source of entertainment for the masses. The great icons from the entertainment industry hold a larger than life stature in the eyes of the commoners and some are literally worshipped. Famous Indian film & theater personalities such as Amitabh Bachchan, Satyajit Ray, Dilip kumar, have left an indelible impression and have been instrumental in making the Indian film industry or Bollywood what it is today. Apart from them, there have been innumerable successful directors, producers, musicians and actors who have contributed greatly to the prosperity of the film industry. Indian entertainment industry is at its zenith and with a vast multitude of young and gifted artists one can say it is destined to get bigger and better. Here we bring you a collection of biographies of some of the most famous Indian film and theatre personalities. Read on and find out all about their life stories, timelines and also acquaint yourself with some interesting facts & trivia related to their lives.

Priyanka ChopraPriyanka Chopra
18 July 1982
Actress
Amitabh BachchanAmitabh Bachchan
11 October 1942
Actor

Shah Rukh KhanShah Rukh Khan
02 November 1965
Film actor

Hrithik RoshanHrithik Roshan
10 January 1974
Actor

Sunny LeoneSunny Leone
13 May 1981
Actress

Alia BhattAlia Bhatt
15 March 1993
Actress
Shahid KapoorShahid Kapoor
25 February 1981
Actor, Dancer

Deepika PadukoneDeepika Padukone
05 January 1986
Actor

Saif Ali KhanSaif Ali Khan
16 August 1970
Actor

Aamir KhanAamir Khan
14 March 1965
Actor, Director, Producer
Aishwarya RaiAishwarya Rai
01 November 1973
Actress

Samantha AkkineniSamantha Akkineni
28 April 1987
Actress
DharmendraDharmendra
08 December 1935
Actor

Kareena KapoorKareena Kapoor
21 September 1980
Actress

Rakul Preet SinghRakul Preet Singh
10 October 1990
Actress, Model
Mahesh BabuMahesh Babu
09 August 1975
Actor

Vinayak Damodar SavarkarVinayak Damodar Savarkar
28 May 1883
Independence Activist, Reformer
Ranbir KapoorRanbir Kapoor
28 September 1982
Actor

Naga ChaitanyaNaga Chaitanya
23 November 1986
Actor

Madhuri DixitMadhuri Dixit
15 May 1967
Actress
Kishore KumarKishore Kumar
04 August 1929
Indian playback singer

Anushka SharmaAnushka Sharma
01 May 1988
Actress
KajolKajol
05 August 1974
Actress

Dilip KumarDilip Kumar
11 December 1922
 

Varun DhawanVarun Dhawan
24 April 1987
Actor

Sidharth MalhotraSidharth Malhotra
16 January 1985
Actor
MadhubalaMadhubala
14 February 1933
Actress
Poonam PandeyPoonam Pandey
11 March 1991
Model, Actress

Saeed JaffreySaeed Jaffrey
08 January 1929
Actor

Padma LakshmiPadma Lakshmi
01 September 1970
Model

Neelima AzeemNeelima Azeem
02 December 1958
Actress
Freida PintoFreida Pinto
18 October 1984
Actress

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Yami GautamYami Gautam
28 November 1988
Actress

Urmila MatondkarUrmila Matondkar
04 February 1974
Actress

Satyajit RaySatyajit Ray
02 May 1921
Indian filmmaker

Gauri KhanGauri Khan
08 October 1970
Wife of Shah Rukh Khan
Waheeda RehmanWaheeda Rehman
03 February 1938
Actress

M G RamachandranM. G. Ramachandran
17 January 1917
Actor, Politician
Mallika Sarabhai Mallika Sarabhai
09 May 1954
Kuchipudi and Bharatanatyam dancer

Vikas BahlVikas Bahl
29 May 1971
Producer

Avneet KaurAvneet Kaur
13 October 2001
Dancer, Actress
Rinke KhannaRinke Khanna
27 July 1977
Actress

Saira BanuSaira Banu
23 August 1944
Actress
Bhupen HazarikaBhupen Hazarika
08 September 1926
Musician, Singer, Poet, Filmmaker, Lyricist

Vir DasVir Das
31 May 1979
Actor

Danny DenzongpaDanny Denzongpa
25 February 1948
Actor

Merle OberonMerle Oberon
19 February 1911
Actress

ShakeelaShakeela
20 November 1975
Adult Film Actresses
Spike MilliganSpike Milligan
16 April 1918
Comedian

Sumeet VyasSumeet Vyas
27 July 1983
Actor

Vijay DevarakondaVijay Devarakonda
09 May 1989
Actor

Guru DuttGuru Dutt
09 July 1925
Actor, Producer, Director, Choreographer
Serinda SwanSerinda Swan
11 July 1984
Actress

Sanjeeda SheikhSanjeeda Sheikh
20 December 1984
Actress

Dadasaheb PhalkeDadasaheb Phalke
30 April 1870
Father of Indian Cinema

Kay Kay MenonKay Kay Menon
02 October 1966
Actor
Shomu MukherjeeShomu Mukherjee
19 June 1943
Film Director & Producer

Himanshi KhuranaHimanshi Khurana
27 November 1991
Actress, Model
Radha RaviRadha Ravi
29 July 1952
Actor

Surekha SikriSurekha Sikri
19 April 1945
Actress

Cezanne KhanCezanne Khan
28 December 1977
Actor
Annet MahendruAnnet Mahendru
21 August 1989
Actress

Deepak TijoriDeepak Tijori
28 August 1961
Actor, Director
Goldie BehlGoldie Behl
1975 AD
Film Maker

Nedumudi VenuNedumudi Venu
22 May 1948
Actor

Persis KhambattaPersis Khambatta
02 October 1948
Actress, Model

Nadira BabbarNadira Babbar
20 January 1948
Theater Artist
Biswa Kalyan RathBiswa Kalyan Rath
27 December 1990
Stand-up Comedian, YouTuber
Juliet ProwseJuliet Prowse
25 September 1936
Dancer

Neeraj VoraNeeraj Vora
22 January 1963
Film Director, Actor

Geeta BasraGeeta Basra
13 March 1984
Actress

Tanmay BhatTanmay Bhat
23 June 1987
Standup Comedian, Writer, YouTuber
Malaika AroraMalaika Arora
23 October 1973
Actress

Kishwar MerchantKishwar Merchant
03 February 1981
Actress

Aditi MittalAditi Mittal
12 November 1987
Stand-up Comedian, YouTube Personality

Zakir KhanZakir Khan
20 August 1987
Stand-up Comedian, YouTuber

M Night ShyamalanM Night Shyamalan
06 August 1970
Film Director
Gursimran KhambaGursimran Khamba
24 April 1987
Writer, Blogger, Comedian

Varun GroverVarun Grover
26 January 1980
Writer, Lyricist, Stand-up Comedian
Tena DesaeTena Desae
24 February 1987
Actress

Diptendu PramanickDiptendu Pramanick
18 July 1910
Bengali film personality

Mrunmayee LagooMrunmayee Lagoo
 
Actress, Assistant Director, Script Supervisor
Aashika BhatiaAashika Bhatia
15 December 1999
Actress

PrabhasPrabhas
23 October 1979
Actor
Akshay KumarAkshay Kumar
09 September 1968
Actor

Salman KhanSalman Khan
27 December 1965
Film actor, Actor

Shraddha KapoorShraddha Kapoor
 

Sanjay DuttSanjay Dutt
29 July 1959
Actor, Film producer, Singer
Dulquer SalmaanDulquer Salmaan
28 July 1986
Actor, Businessperson

Sunny DeolSunny Deol
19 October 1956
Actor, Film director, Film producer
Nushrat BharuchaNushrat Bharucha
17 May 1985
Actor

Akkineni NagarjunaAkkineni Nagarjuna
29 August 1959
Actor, Film producer
Pooja BatraPooja Batra
27 October 1976
Actress

Kalki KoechlinKalki Koechlin
10 January 1984
Actor, Screenwriter, Writer
ChiranjeeviChiranjeevi
22 August 1955
Actor, Politician, Film producer