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
Shahid KapoorShahid Kapoor
25 February 1981
Actor, Dancer

Shah Rukh KhanShah Rukh Khan
02 November 1965
Film actor

Sunny LeoneSunny Leone
13 May 1981
Actress

Alia BhattAlia Bhatt
15 March 1993
Actress

Amitabh BachchanAmitabh Bachchan
11 October 1942
Film actor
Mahesh BabuMahesh Babu
09 August 1975
Actor

Hrithik RoshanHrithik Roshan
10 January 1974
Actor

Deepika PadukoneDeepika Padukone
05 January 1986
Actor

Rakul Preet SinghRakul Preet Singh
10 October 1990
Actress, Model
Anushka SharmaAnushka Sharma
01 May 1988
Actress

Saif Ali KhanSaif Ali Khan
16 August 1970
Actor
Samantha AkkineniSamantha Akkineni
28 April 1987
Actress

Aamir KhanAamir Khan
14 March 1965
Actor, Director, Producer

Kareena KapoorKareena Kapoor
21 September 1980
Actress
Aishwarya RaiAishwarya Rai
01 November 1973
Actress

Naga ChaitanyaNaga Chaitanya
23 November 1986
Actor
Ranbir KapoorRanbir Kapoor
28 September 1982
Actor

Madhuri DixitMadhuri Dixit
15 May 1967
Actress

Kishore KumarKishore Kumar
04 August 1929
Indian playback singer
Varun DhawanVarun Dhawan
24 April 1987
Actor

DharmendraDharmendra
08 December 1935
Actor
Dilip KumarDilip Kumar
11 December 1922
 

Sidharth MalhotraSidharth Malhotra
16 January 1985
Actor

KajolKajol
05 August 1974
Actress

Poonam PandeyPoonam Pandey
11 March 1991
Model, Actress
MadhubalaMadhubala
14 February 1933
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
Yami GautamYami Gautam
28 November 1988
Actress

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Gauri KhanGauri Khan
08 October 1970
Wife of Shah Rukh Khan

Urmila MatondkarUrmila Matondkar
04 February 1974
Actress

Satyajit RaySatyajit Ray
02 May 1921
Indian filmmaker

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

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

Waheeda RehmanWaheeda Rehman
03 February 1938
Actress

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

Merle OberonMerle Oberon
19 February 1911
Actress
Vir DasVir Das
31 May 1979
Actor

Danny DenzongpaDanny Denzongpa
25 February 1948
Actor

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

Serinda SwanSerinda Swan
11 July 1984
Actress

Sanjeeda SheikhSanjeeda Sheikh
20 December 1984
Actress

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

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

Geeta BasraGeeta Basra
13 March 1984
Actress
Goldie BehlGoldie Behl
1975 AD
Film Maker

Annet MahendruAnnet Mahendru
21 August 1989
Actress
Surekha SikriSurekha Sikri
19 April 1945
Actress

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
Dadasaheb PhalkeDadasaheb Phalke
30 April 1870
Father of Indian Cinema

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

Salman KhanSalman Khan
27 December 1965
Film actor, Actor
Akshay KumarAkshay Kumar
09 September 1968
Actor

PrabhasPrabhas
23 October 1979
Actor
Girish KarnadGirish Karnad
19 May 1938
Linguist, Author, Film director, Actor,

Shraddha KapoorShraddha Kapoor
 

Akkineni NagarjunaAkkineni Nagarjuna
29 August 1959
Actor, Film producer
Sanjay DuttSanjay Dutt
29 July 1959
Actor, Film producer, Singer

Pooja BatraPooja Batra
27 October 1976
Actress
Kriti SanonKriti Sanon
27 July 1990
Actor, Model

Allu ArjunAllu Arjun
08 April 1982
Actor, Film actor, Singer

Kamal HaasanKamal Haasan
07 November 1954
Actor, Film producer, Screenwriter, Film director,

Vidya BalanVidya Balan
01 January 1979
actor, model
Ajith KumarAjith Kumar
01 May 1971
Raider, Racing driver, Actor

Anushka ShettyAnushka Shetty
07 November 1981
Actor
Kajal AggarwalKajal Aggarwal
19 June 1985
Actor, Model

Smriti IraniSmriti Irani
23 March 1972
politician, television producer, actor, television
Shilpa ShettyShilpa Shetty
08 June 1975
Actor, Model, Karateka

Kangana RanautKangana Ranaut
23 March 1987
Actor
Anurag KashyapAnurag Kashyap
10 September 1972
Film director, Film producer, Actor, Screenwriter,