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.

Alia BhattAlia Bhatt
15 March 1993
Actress
Priyanka ChopraPriyanka Chopra
18 July 1982
Actress

Amitabh BachchanAmitabh Bachchan
11 October 1942
Actor

Shah Rukh KhanShah Rukh Khan
02 November 1965
Film actor

Saif Ali KhanSaif Ali Khan
16 August 1970
Actor

Padma LakshmiPadma Lakshmi
01 September 1970
Model
Aamir KhanAamir Khan
14 March 1965
Actor

Deepika PadukoneDeepika Padukone
05 January 1986
Actor

Mahesh BabuMahesh Babu
09 August 1975
Actor
Anushka SharmaAnushka Sharma
01 May 1988
Actress

Sunny LeoneSunny Leone
13 May 1981
Actress
Hrithik RoshanHrithik Roshan
10 January 1974
Actor

Katrina KaifKatrina Kaif
16 July 1983
Actress

Samantha AkkineniSamantha Akkineni
28 April 1987
Actress

Kareena KapoorKareena Kapoor
21 September 1980
Actress

DharmendraDharmendra
08 December 1935
Actor
Dilip KumarDilip Kumar
11 December 1922
 

Shahid KapoorShahid Kapoor
25 February 1981
Actor

Naga ChaitanyaNaga Chaitanya
23 November 1986
Actor

KajolKajol
05 August 1974
Actress
Ranbir KapoorRanbir Kapoor
28 September 1982
Actor

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

Malaika AroraMalaika Arora
23 October 1973
Actress

Rakul Preet SinghRakul Preet Singh
10 October 1990
Actress, Model
Sidharth MalhotraSidharth Malhotra
16 January 1985
Actor

M G RamachandranM. G. Ramachandran
17 January 1917
Actor, Politician
Varun DhawanVarun Dhawan
24 April 1987
Actor

MadhubalaMadhubala
14 February 1933
Actress

Kunal NayyarKunal Nayyar
30 April 1981
Actor
Radha RaviRadha Ravi
29 July 1952
Actor

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Parmeet SethiParmeet Sethi
14 October 1961
Actor
Freida PintoFreida Pinto
18 October 1984
Actress

Urmila MatondkarUrmila Matondkar
04 February 1974
Actress

Neelima AzeemNeelima Azeem
02 December 1958
Actress

Gauri KhanGauri Khan
08 October 1970
Wife of Shah Rukh Khan
Satyajit RaySatyajit Ray
02 May 1921
Indian filmmaker
Saeed JaffreySaeed Jaffrey
08 January 1929
Actor

Nedumudi VenuNedumudi Venu
22 May 1948
Actor

Danny DenzongpaDanny Denzongpa
25 February 1948
Actor

Yami GautamYami Gautam
28 November 1988
Actress
Saira BanuSaira Banu
23 August 1944
Actress

Kay Kay MenonKay Kay Menon
02 October 1966
Actor

Rinke KhannaRinke Khanna
27 July 1977
Actress

Guru DuttGuru Dutt
09 July 1925
Actor, Producer, Director, Choreographer

Vinayak Damodar SavarkarVinayak Damodar Savarkar
28 May 1883
Independence Activist, Reformer
Poonam PandeyPoonam Pandey
11 March 1991
Model, Actress

Tanmay BhatTanmay Bhat
23 June 1987
Standup Comedian, Writer, YouTuber
Avneet KaurAvneet Kaur
13 October 2001
Dancer, Actress

Sanjeeda SheikhSanjeeda Sheikh
20 December 1984
Actress

Nanabhai BhattNanabhai Bhatt
12 June 1915
Director
Waheeda RehmanWaheeda Rehman
03 February 1938
Actress

Yogeeta BaliYogeeta Bali
13 August 1952
Actress

ShakeelaShakeela
20 November 1975
Adult Film Actresses

Ahsaas ChannaAhsaas Channa
05 August 1999
Actress

Aishwarya RaiAishwarya Rai
01 November 1973
Actress

Serinda SwanSerinda Swan
11 July 1984
Actress
Tarun KumarTarun Kumar
08 January 1983
Actor

Rohini HattangadiRohini Hattangadi
11 April 1951
Actress

Surekha SikriSurekha Sikri
19 April 1945
Actress

Deepak TijoriDeepak Tijori
28 August 1961
Actor, Director
Merle OberonMerle Oberon
19 February 1911
Actress

Sumeet VyasSumeet Vyas
27 July 1983
Actor
Shivaji SatamShivaji Satam
21 April 1950
Actor

Neeraj VoraNeeraj Vora
22 January 1963
Film Director, Actor

Ruma Guha ThakurtaRuma Guha Thakurta
03 November 1934
Actress
Suchitra KrishnamoorthiSuchitra Krishnamoorthi
27 November 1975
Actress

Shefali JariwalaShefali Jariwala
15 December 1980
Reality Star, Actress
Spike MilliganSpike Milligan
16 April 1918
Comedian

Eijaz KhanEijaz Khan
28 August 1975
Actor

Swaroop SampatSwaroop Sampat
03 November 1958
Actress
Indraneil SenguptaIndraneil Sengupta
08 September 1974
Actor, Model

Nadira BabbarNadira Babbar
20 January 1948
Theater Artist
Himanshi KhuranaHimanshi Khurana
27 November 1991
Actress, Model

Shomu MukherjeeShomu Mukherjee
19 June 1943
Film Director & Producer

Juliet ProwseJuliet Prowse
25 September 1936
Dancer

Vir DasVir Das
31 May 1979
Actor
Isha SharvaniIsha Sharvani
29 September 1984
Dancer
Persis KhambattaPersis Khambatta
02 October 1948
Actress, Model

Vivan BhatenaVivan Bhatena
28 October 1978
Actor

Nauheed CyrusiNauheed Cyrusi
19 October 1982
Actress

Annet MahendruAnnet Mahendru
21 August 1989
Actress
Yukta MookheyYukta Mookhey
07 October 1979
Actress

Cezanne KhanCezanne Khan
28 December 1977
Actor

Geeta BasraGeeta Basra
13 March 1984
Actress

Kamal AmrohiKamal Amrohi
17 January 1918
Director

Vikas BahlVikas Bahl
29 May 1971
Producer
Raqesh BapatRaqesh Bapat
01 September 1978
Actor

Dadasaheb PhalkeDadasaheb Phalke
30 April 1870
Father of Indian Cinema
Goldie BehlGoldie Behl
1975 AD
Film Maker

Zohra SehgalZohra Sehgal
27 April 1912
Actress
Bhupen HazarikaBhupen Hazarika
08 September 1926
Musician, Singer, Poet, Filmmaker, Lyricist
Biswa Kalyan RathBiswa Kalyan Rath
27 December 1990
Stand-up Comedian, YouTuber