Famous Indian T V & Movie Producers

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 1 Shah Rukh Khan

Shah Rukh Khan
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Famous As: Film actor
Birthdate: November 2, 1965
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New Delhi, India

Referred to as King of Bollywood and King Khan in the media, Indian actor Shah Rukh Khan is considered one of the most successful film stars of the Hindi film indusrty. Beginning his career as a TV actor, he struggled for many years before making it big as a Hindi film star. 

 2 S. S. Rajamouli

S. S. Rajamouli
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Famous As: Film director
Birthdate: October 10, 1973
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Raichur,Karnataka, India

 3 Dilip Kumar

Dilip Kumar
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 11, 1922
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Peshawar, Pakistan
Died: July 7, 2021

An iconic figure of Indian cinema, actor Dilip Kumar has delivered hits like Madhumati, Devdas, Mughal-e-Azam, Ganga Jamuna, Ram Aur Shyam and Kohinoor in his six decades career. His brilliant portrayal of tragic roles had earned him the nickname of The Tragedy King. The veteran actor has been the recipient of prestigious honours like Filmfare Awards, Padma Bhushan, Padma Vibhushan and Dadasaheb Phalke Award.

 4 N. T. Rama Rao

N. T. Rama Rao
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 28, 1923
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Nimmakuru, Andhra Pradesh, India
Died: January 18, 1996

 5 Kamal Haasan

Kamal Haasan
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Famous As: Actor, Film producer, Screenwriter, Film director, Choreographer, Singer, Lyricist, Philanthropist, Composer
Birthdate: November 7, 1954
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Paramakudi, Tamil Nadu, India

Kamal Haasan is an Indian film actor, director, producer, screenwriter, dancer, lyricist, playback singer, politician, and humanitarian. With 19 Filmfare Awards and four National Film Awards under his belt, Haasan is widely regarded as one of the finest Indian actors of all time. Kamal Haasan is credited with influencing a generation of actors and introducing new technologies to Indian cinema.

 6 Bhushan Kumar

Bhushan Kumar
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Famous As: Film producer
Birthdate: November 27, 1977
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Delhi, India

Bhushan Kumar is an Indian music producer and film producer. He is currently serving as the managing director and chairman of a popular film production company and record label named T-Series, which was founded by his father Gulshan Kumar. As a producer, Bhushan Kumar has won a couple of Filmfare Awards for producing movies like Hindi Medium and Thappad.

 7 Sajid Nadiadwala

Sajid Nadiadwala
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Famous As: film producer
Birthdate: March 18, 1966
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Born into a family of film producers and theater owners in Bombay, Bollywood producer and director Sajid Nadiadwala is the man behind films such as Judwaa, Housefull, and the National Award-winning Chhichhore. He made headlines in 1993, when his then-wife, actor Divya Bharti, fell from their fifth-floor apartment and died.

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 8 Sanjay Leela Bhansali

Sanjay Leela Bhansali
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Famous As: Film director, Film producer, Music director, Television producer, Composer, Screenwriter
Birthdate: February 24, 1963
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Known for epic romantic and historic drama films such as Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam, Devdas, and Bajirao Mastani, Sanjay Leela Bhansali is an Indian director recognized for his signature opulent sets and star-studded cast. The five-time National Film Award winner also has a Padma Shri in his kitty.

 9 Anurag Kashyap

Anurag Kashyap
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Famous As: Film director, Film producer, Actor, Screenwriter, Film editor
Birthdate: September 10, 1972
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India

 10 Mani Ratnam

Mani Ratnam
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Famous As: Film producer, Film director, Actor, Screenwriter
Birthdate: June 2, 1956
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

 11 Raj Kapoor

Raj Kapoor
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Famous As: Actor, Film producer
Birthdate: December 14, 1924
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
Died: June 2, 1988

Raj Kapoor was an Indian film actor, producer, and director best remembered for his contribution to the Hindi film industry. The recipient of 11 Filmfare Awards and three National Film Awards, Raj Kapoor is regarded as one of the greatest Indian actors of all time. In 1987, he was honored with the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award, India's highest honor in cinema.

 12 Farhan Akhtar

Farhan Akhtar
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Famous As: actor, film director, film producer, screenwriter, singer, lyricist, songwriter
Birthdate: January 9, 1974
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Born to legendary screenwriter and poet Javed Akhtar and actor and screenwriter Honey Irani, Farhan Akhtar was destined to be part of the film industry. His debut directorial venture Dil Chahta Hai won him a National Award, following which he delivered stunning performances in films such as Bhaag Milkha Bhaag.

 13 Satyajit Ray

Satyajit Ray
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Famous As: Indian filmmaker
Birthdate: May 2, 1921
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Died: April 23, 1992

Satyajit Ray was an Indian film director, music composer, and writer. Considered one of the greatest filmmakers of all time, Ray became the first Indian to be honored with an Academy Honorary Award in 1992. Apart from Indian filmmakers, international directors like Martin Scorsese, Quentin Tarantino, Francis Ford Coppola, Wes Anderson, and Christopher Nolan have been influenced by Satyajit Ray. 

 14 Aditya Chopra

Aditya Chopra
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Famous As: Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer
Birthdate: May 21, 1971
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

 15 Ajay Devgn

Ajay Devgn
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 2, 1969
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New Delhi, India

 16 Yash Chopra

Yash Chopra
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Famous As: Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer, Artist
Birthdate: September 27, 1932
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lahore, Pakistan
Died: October 21, 2012

 17 Mahesh Bhatt

Mahesh Bhatt
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Famous As: Director
Birthdate: September 20, 1948
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bombay, State of Bombay, India

 18 A.R. Murugadoss

A.R. Murugadoss
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Birthdate: April 27, 1978
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Attur, Tamil Nadu, India

 19 Gulshan Kumar

Gulshan Kumar
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Famous As: Businessperson, Film producer
Birthdate: May 5, 1956
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New Delhi, India
Died: August 12, 1997

Gulshan Kumar was an Indian film and music producer who founded the Super Cassettes Industries Limited (T-Series) music label. Born into a middle-class household, he started working as a young boy and helped his father in his audio cassette shop. He eventually launched his own music label. He was murdered by gangsters in 1997. 

 20 Aamir Khan

Aamir Khan
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 14, 1965
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Considered one of India’s most influential and best actors of all time, Aamir Khan is known for his interesting choice of films, which are well-crafted, entertaining and commercially successful. They mostly have a social message and are appreciated both by critics and the people. Sarfarosh, Lagaan, Rang De Basanti, 3 Idiots, PK and Dangal are some of his acclaimed films.

 21 Jeetendra

Jeetendra
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 7, 1942
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Amritsar, India

 22 Vinod Khanna

Vinod Khanna
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 6, 1946
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Peshawar, North-West Frontier Province, British India
Died: April 27, 2017

Vinod Khanna was an Indian actor, film producer, and politician active in the Hindi film industry. One of the most popular male leads in the 1970s and 1980s, he was the recipient of two Filmfare awards. In his later career, he ventured into politics and served one stint as the minister of state for external affairs from 2003 to 2004. 

 23 Manisha Koirala

Manisha Koirala
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 16, 1970
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kathmandu, Nepal

Manisha Koirala is a Nepalese actress known for her work in Indian films. One of the most critically acclaimed actresses of the 1990s, Koirala has won several prestigious awards. She is also known for her social activism and is credited with promoting women's rights. Her achievements in films and off-screen work have made her one of the most recognized Nepalis.

 24 Irrfan Khan

Irrfan Khan
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 7, 1967
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
Died: April 29, 2020
Padma Shri- and National Award-winning actor and NSD graduate Irrfan Khan initially worked as an air conditioner repairman in Mumbai before he got a breakthrough in Salaam Bombay! He also impressed international audiences with movies such as The Namesake. He died of a colon infection at 53, leaving behind countless mourning fans.

 25 Savitri

Savitri
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 6, 1936
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chirravuru, Guntur district, Madras Presidency
Died: December 26, 1981

One of the greatest actors in Telugu and Tamil cinema, Savitri earned the titled of the "First Female Superstar of South Indian cinema" from her fans. The Rashtrapati Award- and Nandi Award-winning actor had also secretly married Tamil actor Gemini Ganesan, who was already married and involved in another affair.

 26 Rajkumar Hirani

Rajkumar Hirani
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Famous As: Film director, Screenwriter, Film editor
Birthdate: November 22, 1962
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Nagpur, Maharastra, India

 27 Mahesh Manjrekar

Mahesh Manjrekar
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Famous As: Director
Birthdate: August 16, 1958
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bombay, State of Bombay, India

 28 Karan Johar

Karan Johar
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Famous As: Actor, Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer
Birthdate: May 25, 1972
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mumbai

 29 Salim Khan

Salim Khan
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 24, 1935
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Indore, Indore State, Central India Agency, British India

 30 Sivaji Ganesan

Sivaji Ganesan
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 1, 1928
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Sirkali, India
Died: July 21, 2001

 31 Anil Kapoor

Anil Kapoor
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 24, 1956
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bombay, Bombay State, India

 32 Gauri Khan

Gauri Khan
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Famous As: Wife of Shah Rukh Khan
Birthdate: October 8, 1970
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New Delhi, India

Gauri Khan is an Indian film producer who co-founded the production company Red Chillies Entertainment along with her husband, Shah Rukh Khan. Also a well-known designer, Gauri Khan has designed spaces for renowned personalities like Ralph Lauren, Roberto Cavalli, Mukesh Ambani, Jacqueline Fernandez, and Karan Johar. In 2018, she was named in Fortune magazine's list of 50 Most Powerful Women.

 33 Fahadh Faasil

Fahadh Faasil
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 8, 1982
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kochi, Kerala, India

 34 John Abraham

John Abraham
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Famous As: Actor, Model, Film producer
Birthdate: December 17, 1972
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

 35 Dev Anand

Dev Anand
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 26, 1923
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Gurdaspur, Punjab, British India [now Gurdaspur, Punjab, India]
Died: December 3, 2011

 36 Allu Arjun

Allu Arjun
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 8, 1982
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Allu Arjun is an Indian actor best known for his work in the Telugu film industry. A recipient of three Nandi Awards and five Filmfare Awards South, Arjun is one of the most bankable actors in south India. He is also one of the highest-paid actors and has been included in the Celebrity 100 list by Forbes India since 2014.

 37 Nayanthara

Nayanthara
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 18, 1984
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bangalore, Karnataka, India

 38 Asha Parekh

Asha Parekh
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 2, 1942
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bombay, Bombay Presidency, British India

 39 Riteish Deshmukh

Riteish Deshmukh
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 17, 1978
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Latur, Maharashtra, India

 40 Rohit Shetty

Rohit Shetty
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Famous As: Director
Birthdate: March 14, 1973
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

 41 Dulquer Salmaan

Dulquer Salmaan
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 28, 1986
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kochi, Kerala, India

 42 Reena Roy

Reena Roy
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 7, 1957
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bombay, India

 43 Ram Charan

Ram Charan
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 27, 1985
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Madras, Tamil Nadu, India

 44 Ekta Kapoor

Ekta Kapoor
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Famous As: Producer
Birthdate: June 7, 1975
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: India

 45 Manoj Bajpayee

Manoj Bajpayee
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 23, 1969
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Belwa, Bihar, India

 46 Dadasaheb Phalke

Dadasaheb Phalke
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Famous As: Father of Indian Cinema
Birthdate: April 30, 1870
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tryambakeshwar, Bombay Presidency
Died: February 16, 1944

 47 Ashutosh Gowariker

Ashutosh Gowariker
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Famous As: Director
Birthdate: February 15, 1964
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India

 48 Soundarya

Soundarya
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 18, 1972
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Mulbagal, Kolar, Karnataka, India
Died: April 17, 2004

 49 Feroz Khan

Feroz Khan
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 25, 1939
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bengaluru, India
Died: April 27, 2009

 50 Padmini Kolhapure

Padmini Kolhapure
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 1, 1965
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Maharashtra, India

Padmini Kolhapure was 15 when she won a Filmfare for Insaf Ka Tarazu. Born to a musician father, she had begun acting and singing in films since childhood and later soared to fame with films such as Prem Rog. She was dragged into a controversy for kissing Prince Charles on the cheeks.