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

Alia BhattAlia Bhatt

15 March 1993

Sunny LeoneSunny Leone

13 May 1981

Shah Rukh KhanShah Rukh Khan

02 November 1965

Deepika PadukoneDeepika Padukone

05 January 1986

MadhubalaMadhubala

14 February 1933

Kishore KumarKishore Kumar

04 August 1929

Amitabh BachchanAmitabh Bachchan

11 October 1942

Saif Ali KhanSaif Ali Khan

16 August 1970

Urmila MatondkarUrmila Matondkar

04 February 1974

Aamir KhanAamir Khan

14 March 1965

Ranbir KapoorRanbir Kapoor

28 September 1982

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Kareena KapoorKareena Kapoor

21 September 1980

Aishwarya RaiAishwarya Rai

01 November 1973

Madhuri DixitMadhuri Dixit

15 May 1967

Samantha AkkineniSamantha Akkineni

28 April 1987

Varun DhawanVarun Dhawan

24 April 1987

Rakul Preet SinghRakul Preet Singh

10 October 1990

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Mahesh BabuMahesh Babu

09 August 1975

Anushka SharmaAnushka Sharma

01 May 1988

Hrithik RoshanHrithik Roshan

10 January 1974

Shahid KapoorShahid Kapoor

25 February 1981

DharmendraDharmendra

08 December 1935

Padma LakshmiPadma Lakshmi

01 September 1970

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Dilip KumarDilip Kumar

11 December 1922

KajolKajol

05 August 1974

Waheeda RehmanWaheeda Rehman

03 February 1938

Sidharth MalhotraSidharth Malhotra

16 January 1985

Freida PintoFreida Pinto

18 October 1984

Saira BanuSaira Banu

23 August 1944

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Gauri KhanGauri Khan

08 October 1970

Poonam PandeyPoonam Pandey

11 March 1991

Neelima AzeemNeelima Azeem

02 December 1958

M G RamachandranM. G. Ramachandran

17 January 1917

Satyajit RaySatyajit Ray

02 May 1921

Vir DasVir Das

31 May 1979

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Merle OberonMerle Oberon

19 February 1911

Saeed JaffreySaeed Jaffrey

08 January 1929

Avneet KaurAvneet Kaur

13 October 2001

Danny DenzongpaDanny Denzongpa

25 February 1948

Rinke KhannaRinke Khanna

27 July 1977

Spike MilliganSpike Milligan

16 April 1918

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ShakeelaShakeela

20 November 1975

Bhupen HazarikaBhupen Hazarika

08 September 1926

Sanjeeda SheikhSanjeeda Sheikh

20 December 1984

Sumeet VyasSumeet Vyas

27 July 1983

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Guru DuttGuru Dutt

09 July 1925

Geeta BasraGeeta Basra

13 March 1984

Himanshi KhuranaHimanshi Khurana

27 November 1991

Shomu MukherjeeShomu Mukherjee

19 June 1943

Nadira BabbarNadira Babbar

20 January 1948

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Dadasaheb PhalkeDadasaheb Phalke

30 April 1870

Persis KhambattaPersis Khambatta

02 October 1948

Juliet ProwseJuliet Prowse

25 September 1936

Biswa Kalyan RathBiswa Kalyan Rath

27 December 1990

Tanmay BhatTanmay Bhat

23 June 1987

Mallika Sarabhai Mallika Sarabhai

09 May 1954

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Kishwar MerchantKishwar Merchant

03 February 1981

Aditi MittalAditi Mittal

12 November 1987

Zakir KhanZakir Khan

20 August 1987

M Night ShyamalanM Night Shyamalan

06 August 1970

Gursimran KhambaGursimran Khamba

24 April 1987

Varun GroverVarun Grover

26 January 1980

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Diptendu PramanickDiptendu Pramanick

18 July 1910

Aashika BhatiaAashika Bhatia

15 December 1999

N. T. Rama RaoN. T. Rama Rao

28 May 1923

Akshay KumarAkshay Kumar

09 September 1968

Salman KhanSalman Khan

27 December 1965

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Kriti SanonKriti Sanon

27 July 1990

RajinikanthRajinikanth

12 December 1950

Madhuri DixitMadhuri Dixit

15 May 1967

Jaya PradaJaya Prada

03 April 1962

Sanjay DuttSanjay Dutt

29 July 1959

Kangana RanautKangana Ranaut

23 March 1987

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SrideviSridevi

13 August 1963

Smriti IraniSmriti Irani

23 March 1972

Ajith KumarAjith Kumar

01 May 1971