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
Shah Rukh KhanShah Rukh Khan
02 November 1965
Film actor

Deepika PadukoneDeepika Padukone
05 January 1986
Actor

Saif Ali KhanSaif Ali Khan
16 August 1970
Actor

Alia BhattAlia Bhatt
15 March 1993
Actress

Amitabh BachchanAmitabh Bachchan
11 October 1942
Actor
Sunny LeoneSunny Leone
13 May 1981
Actress

Mahesh BabuMahesh Babu
09 August 1975
Actor

Hrithik RoshanHrithik Roshan
10 January 1974
Actor
Kareena KapoorKareena Kapoor
21 September 1980
Actress

Vinayak Damodar SavarkarVinayak Damodar Savarkar
28 May 1883
Independence Activist, Reformer
Katrina KaifKatrina Kaif
16 July 1983
Actress

Aamir KhanAamir Khan
14 March 1965
Actor

Aishwarya RaiAishwarya Rai
01 November 1973
Actress

M G RamachandranM. G. Ramachandran
17 January 1917
Actor, Politician

DharmendraDharmendra
08 December 1935
Actor
Rakul Preet SinghRakul Preet Singh
10 October 1990
Actress, Model

Samantha AkkineniSamantha Akkineni
28 April 1987
Actress

KajolKajol
05 August 1974
Actress

Ranbir KapoorRanbir Kapoor
28 September 1982
Actor
Madhuri DixitMadhuri Dixit
15 May 1967
Actress

Shahid KapoorShahid Kapoor
25 February 1981
Actor, Dancer
Anushka SharmaAnushka Sharma
01 May 1988
Actress

Varun DhawanVarun Dhawan
24 April 1987
Actor

Kishore KumarKishore Kumar
04 August 1929
Indian playback singer
Dilip KumarDilip Kumar
11 December 1922
 

Naga ChaitanyaNaga Chaitanya
23 November 1986
Actor
Poonam PandeyPoonam Pandey
11 March 1991
Model, Actress

Yami GautamYami Gautam
28 November 1988
Actress

Sidharth MalhotraSidharth Malhotra
16 January 1985
Actor
Nedumudi VenuNedumudi Venu
22 May 1948
Actor

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Radha RaviRadha Ravi
29 July 1952
Actor
MadhubalaMadhubala
14 February 1933
Actress

Padma LakshmiPadma Lakshmi
01 September 1970
Model

Freida PintoFreida Pinto
18 October 1984
Actress

Saeed JaffreySaeed Jaffrey
08 January 1929
Actor
Deepak TijoriDeepak Tijori
28 August 1961
Actor, Director
Satyajit RaySatyajit Ray
02 May 1921
Indian filmmaker

Urmila MatondkarUrmila Matondkar
04 February 1974
Actress

Gauri KhanGauri Khan
08 October 1970
Wife of Shah Rukh Khan

Danny DenzongpaDanny Denzongpa
25 February 1948
Actor
Neelima AzeemNeelima Azeem
02 December 1958
Actress

Waheeda RehmanWaheeda Rehman
03 February 1938
Actress

Surekha SikriSurekha Sikri
19 April 1945
Actress

Avneet KaurAvneet Kaur
13 October 2001
Dancer, Actress

Parmeet SethiParmeet Sethi
14 October 1961
Actor
Merle OberonMerle Oberon
19 February 1911
Actress

Kay Kay MenonKay Kay Menon
02 October 1966
Actor
Serinda SwanSerinda Swan
11 July 1984
Actress

Rinke KhannaRinke Khanna
27 July 1977
Actress

Yogeeta BaliYogeeta Bali
13 August 1952
Actress
Saira BanuSaira Banu
23 August 1944
Actress

Vir DasVir Das
31 May 1979
Actor
Spike MilliganSpike Milligan
16 April 1918
Comedian

ShakeelaShakeela
20 November 1975
Adult Film Actresses

Dadasaheb PhalkeDadasaheb Phalke
30 April 1870
Father of Indian Cinema

Indraneil SenguptaIndraneil Sengupta
08 September 1974
Actor, Model

Sumeet VyasSumeet Vyas
27 July 1983
Actor
Vijay DevarakondaVijay Devarakonda
09 May 1989
Actor

Eijaz KhanEijaz Khan
28 August 1975
Actor

Sanjeeda SheikhSanjeeda Sheikh
20 December 1984
Actress

Guru DuttGuru Dutt
09 July 1925
Actor, Producer, Director, Choreographer
Neeraj VoraNeeraj Vora
22 January 1963
Film Director, Actor

Bhupen HazarikaBhupen Hazarika
08 September 1926
Musician, Singer, Poet, Filmmaker, Lyricist

Shomu MukherjeeShomu Mukherjee
19 June 1943
Film Director & Producer

Himanshi KhuranaHimanshi Khurana
27 November 1991
Actress, Model
Nauheed CyrusiNauheed Cyrusi
19 October 1982
Actress

Annet MahendruAnnet Mahendru
21 August 1989
Actress
Geeta BasraGeeta Basra
13 March 1984
Actress

Juliet ProwseJuliet Prowse
25 September 1936
Dancer

Persis KhambattaPersis Khambatta
02 October 1948
Actress, Model
Nadira BabbarNadira Babbar
20 January 1948
Theater Artist

Vikas BahlVikas Bahl
29 May 1971
Producer
Biswa Kalyan RathBiswa Kalyan Rath
27 December 1990
Stand-up Comedian, YouTuber

Cezanne KhanCezanne Khan
28 December 1977
Actor

Goldie BehlGoldie Behl
1975 AD
Film Maker

Mallika Sarabhai Mallika Sarabhai
09 May 1954
Kuchipudi and Bharatanatyam dancer
Tanmay BhatTanmay Bhat
23 June 1987
Standup Comedian, Writer, YouTuber
Adoor GopalakrishnanAdoor Gopalakrishnan
03 July 1941
Film Director

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

Rashami DesaiRashami Desai
13 February 1986
Actress
Salman KhanSalman Khan
27 December 1965
Film actor, Actor
Akshay KumarAkshay Kumar
09 September 1968
Actor