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

Saif Ali KhanSaif Ali Khan

16 August 1970

Deepika PadukoneDeepika Padukone

05 January 1986

Shah Rukh KhanShah Rukh Khan

02 November 1965

Sunny LeoneSunny Leone

13 May 1981

Alia BhattAlia Bhatt

15 March 1993

Kareena KapoorKareena Kapoor

21 September 1980

MadhubalaMadhubala

14 February 1933

Amitabh BachchanAmitabh Bachchan

11 October 1942

Hrithik RoshanHrithik Roshan

10 January 1974

Aamir KhanAamir Khan

14 March 1965

Anushka SharmaAnushka Sharma

01 May 1988

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Shahid KapoorShahid Kapoor

25 February 1981

Aishwarya RaiAishwarya Rai

01 November 1973

Ranbir KapoorRanbir Kapoor

28 September 1982

Mahesh BabuMahesh Babu

09 August 1975

Madhuri DixitMadhuri Dixit

15 May 1967

Rakul Preet SinghRakul Preet Singh

10 October 1990

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Padma LakshmiPadma Lakshmi

01 September 1970

Dilip KumarDilip Kumar

11 December 1922

Varun DhawanVarun Dhawan

24 April 1987

KajolKajol

05 August 1974

Freida PintoFreida Pinto

18 October 1984

Neelima AzeemNeelima Azeem

02 December 1958

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Kishore KumarKishore Kumar

04 August 1929

Sidharth MalhotraSidharth Malhotra

16 January 1985

DharmendraDharmendra

08 December 1935

Gauri KhanGauri Khan

08 October 1970

Poonam PandeyPoonam Pandey

11 March 1991

Urmila MatondkarUrmila Matondkar

04 February 1974

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M G RamachandranM. G. Ramachandran

17 January 1917

Vir DasVir Das

31 May 1979

Saira BanuSaira Banu

23 August 1944

Satyajit RaySatyajit Ray

02 May 1921

Danny DenzongpaDanny Denzongpa

25 February 1948

Bhupen HazarikaBhupen Hazarika

08 September 1926

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ShakeelaShakeela

20 November 1975

Avneet KaurAvneet Kaur

13 October 2001

Merle OberonMerle Oberon

19 February 1911

Rinke KhannaRinke Khanna

27 July 1977

Waheeda RehmanWaheeda Rehman

03 February 1938

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Sanjeeda SheikhSanjeeda Sheikh

20 December 1984

Spike MilliganSpike Milligan

16 April 1918

Himanshi KhuranaHimanshi Khurana

27 November 1991

Guru DuttGuru Dutt

09 July 1925

Nadira BabbarNadira Babbar

20 January 1948

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Sumeet VyasSumeet Vyas

27 July 1983

Shomu MukherjeeShomu Mukherjee

19 June 1943

Dadasaheb PhalkeDadasaheb Phalke

30 April 1870

Geeta BasraGeeta Basra

13 March 1984

Persis KhambattaPersis Khambatta

02 October 1948

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Biswa Kalyan RathBiswa Kalyan Rath

27 December 1990

Tanmay BhatTanmay Bhat

23 June 1987

Mallika Sarabhai Mallika Sarabhai

09 May 1954

Kishwar MerchantKishwar Merchant

03 February 1981

Aditi MittalAditi Mittal

12 November 1987

Gursimran KhambaGursimran Khamba

24 April 1987

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M Night ShyamalanM Night Shyamalan

06 August 1970

Zakir KhanZakir Khan

20 August 1987

Varun GroverVarun Grover

26 January 1980

Diptendu PramanickDiptendu Pramanick

18 July 1910

Kader KhanKader Khan

22 October 1937

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N. T. Rama RaoN. T. Rama Rao

28 May 1923

Salman KhanSalman Khan

27 December 1965

Amrita SinghAmrita Singh

09 February 1958

RajinikanthRajinikanth

12 December 1950

Akshay KumarAkshay Kumar

09 September 1968

Vijay SethupathiVijay Sethupathi

16 January 1978

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Karthik SubbarajKarthik Subbaraj
Nawazuddin SiddiquiNawazuddin Siddiqui

19 May 1974

Rohit ShettyRohit Shetty

14 March 1973

Mithun ChakrabortyMithun Chakraborty

16 June 1950

Karan JoharKaran Johar

25 May 1972

Sanjay DuttSanjay Dutt

29 July 1959

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SrideviSridevi

13 August 1963

DhanushDhanush

28 July 1978

Anil KapoorAnil Kapoor

24 December 1956