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

Eijaz KhanEijaz Khan
28 August 1975
Actor

Amitabh BachchanAmitabh Bachchan
11 October 1942
Actor

Kareena KapoorKareena Kapoor
21 September 1980
Actress

Anushka SharmaAnushka Sharma
01 May 1988
Actress
Saif Ali KhanSaif Ali Khan
16 August 1970
Actor

Aamir KhanAamir Khan
14 March 1965
Actor

Deepika PadukoneDeepika Padukone
05 January 1986
Actor
Samantha AkkineniSamantha Akkineni
28 April 1987
Actress

Mahesh BabuMahesh Babu
09 August 1975
Actor
Sunny LeoneSunny Leone
13 May 1981
Actress

M Night ShyamalanM Night Shyamalan
06 August 1970
Film Director

Alia BhattAlia Bhatt
15 March 1993
Actress

Hrithik RoshanHrithik Roshan
10 January 1974
Actor

Malaika AroraMalaika Arora
23 October 1973
Actress
Dilip KumarDilip Kumar
11 December 1922
 

Katrina KaifKatrina Kaif
16 July 1983
Actress

DharmendraDharmendra
08 December 1935
Actor

Vijay DevarakondaVijay Devarakonda
09 May 1989
Actor
ShakeelaShakeela
20 November 1975
Adult Film Actresses

Kunal NayyarKunal Nayyar
30 April 1981
Actor
Yami GautamYami Gautam
28 November 1988
Actress

Varun DhawanVarun Dhawan
24 April 1987
Actor

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

Gauri KhanGauri Khan
08 October 1970
Wife of Shah Rukh Khan
Padma LakshmiPadma Lakshmi
01 September 1970
Model

Kishore KumarKishore Kumar
04 August 1929
Indian playback singer

Rakul Preet SinghRakul Preet Singh
10 October 1990
Actress, Model
Madhuri DixitMadhuri Dixit
15 May 1967
Actress

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Freida PintoFreida Pinto
18 October 1984
Actress
KajolKajol
05 August 1974
Actress

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

MadhubalaMadhubala
14 February 1933
Actress

Urmila MatondkarUrmila Matondkar
04 February 1974
Actress
Poonam PandeyPoonam Pandey
11 March 1991
Model, Actress
Satyajit RaySatyajit Ray
02 May 1921
Indian filmmaker

Sidharth MalhotraSidharth Malhotra
16 January 1985
Actor

Neelima AzeemNeelima Azeem
02 December 1958
Actress

Saeed JaffreySaeed Jaffrey
08 January 1929
Actor
Rashami DesaiRashami Desai
13 February 1986
Indian Television Actress

Avneet KaurAvneet Kaur
13 October 2001
Dancer, Actress

Saira BanuSaira Banu
23 August 1944
Actress

Sanjeeda SheikhSanjeeda Sheikh
20 December 1984
Actress

Annet MahendruAnnet Mahendru
21 August 1989
Actress
Sagarika GhatgeSagarika Ghatge
08 January 1986
Model

Rinke KhannaRinke Khanna
27 July 1977
Actress
Yogeeta BaliYogeeta Bali
13 August 1952
Actress

Parmeet SethiParmeet Sethi
14 October 1961
Actor

Vinayak Damodar SavarkarVinayak Damodar Savarkar
28 May 1883
Independence Activist, Reformer
Danny DenzongpaDanny Denzongpa
25 February 1948
Actor

Serinda SwanSerinda Swan
11 July 1984
Actress
Merle OberonMerle Oberon
19 February 1911
Actress

Spike MilliganSpike Milligan
16 April 1918
Comedian

Waheeda RehmanWaheeda Rehman
03 February 1938
Actress

Tanmay BhatTanmay Bhat
23 June 1987
Standup Comedian, Writer, YouTuber

Kay Kay MenonKay Kay Menon
02 October 1966
Actor
GulzarGulzar
18 August 1934
Lyricist

Ahsaas ChannaAhsaas Channa
05 August 1999
Actress

Aishwarya RaiAishwarya Rai
01 November 1973
Actress

Shefali JariwalaShefali Jariwala
15 December 1980
Reality Star, Actress
Himanshi KhuranaHimanshi Khurana
27 November 1991
Actress, Model

Biswa Kalyan RathBiswa Kalyan Rath
27 December 1990
Stand-up Comedian, YouTuber
Guru DuttGuru Dutt
09 July 1925
Actor, Producer, Director, Choreographer

Juliet ProwseJuliet Prowse
25 September 1936
Dancer

Vir DasVir Das
31 May 1979
Actor

Nadira BabbarNadira Babbar
20 January 1948
Theater Artist
Sumeet VyasSumeet Vyas
27 July 1983
Actor

Swaroop SampatSwaroop Sampat
03 November 1958
Actress

Ruma Guha ThakurtaRuma Guha Thakurta
03 November 1934
Actress
Surekha SikriSurekha Sikri
19 April 1945
Actress

Tena DesaeTena Desae
24 February 1987
Actress
Persis KhambattaPersis Khambatta
02 October 1948
Actress, Model

Shivaji SatamShivaji Satam
21 April 1950
Actor

Shomu MukherjeeShomu Mukherjee
19 June 1943
Film Director & Producer

Bhupen HazarikaBhupen Hazarika
08 September 1926
Musician, Singer, Poet, Filmmaker, Lyricist
Zohra SehgalZohra Sehgal
27 April 1912
Actress
Deepak TijoriDeepak Tijori
28 August 1961
Actor, Director

Nedumudi VenuNedumudi Venu
22 May 1948
Actor

Dadasaheb PhalkeDadasaheb Phalke
30 April 1870
Father of Indian Cinema

Varun GroverVarun Grover
26 January 1980
Writer, Lyricist, Stand-up Comedian
Goldie BehlGoldie Behl
1975 AD
Film Maker

Kamal AmrohiKamal Amrohi
17 January 1918
Director

Indraneil SenguptaIndraneil Sengupta
08 September 1974
Actor, Model

Rohini HattangadiRohini Hattangadi
11 April 1951
Actress

Radha RaviRadha Ravi
29 July 1952
Actor
Raqesh BapatRaqesh Bapat
01 September 1978
Actor

Yukta MookheyYukta Mookhey
07 October 1979
Actress
Nauheed CyrusiNauheed Cyrusi
19 October 1982
Actress

Neeraj VoraNeeraj Vora
22 January 1963
Film Director, Actor
Suchitra KrishnamoorthiSuchitra Krishnamoorthi
27 November 1975
Actress
Isha SharvaniIsha Sharvani
29 September 1984
Dancer