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Famous Personalities Of Indian Film Industry

ADOOR GOPALAKRISHNAN

Adoor Gopalakrishnan is the noted Producer and Director of Malayalam films   more

AMITABH BACHHAN

Amitabh Bachhan is, undoubtedly, the king of Indian commercial Hindi cinema   more

ASHA BHONSLE

The first song recorded by her was “Chunaria” in 1948.first Indian artiste whose name figures in the Planet Hollywood chain at Dubai.   more

ASHOK KUMAR

First film was Himanshu Rai's Jeevan Naiya (1936) opposite Devika Rani.   more

BASU BHATTACHARYA

His first film was Teesri Kasam, released in 1967, is ranked among the best of Indian cinema.   more

B.R. CHOPRA

Octogenarian filmmaker, B.R. Chopra was awarded the Dadasaheb Phalke award   more

DADA KONDKE

Dada Kondke was the Marathi comedian who became famous for his double entendres and broad comedy  more

DADASAHEB PHALKE

Dhundiraj Govind Phalke (1870-1944), popularly known as Dadasaheb Phalke,   more

DEEPA MEHTA

Deepa Mehta is an internationally acclaimed Indian film-maker, who shot to fame with her controversial film Fire, based on the subject of lesbianism.  more

DEV ANAND

Dev Anand (b.1923) made his debut in Hindi films in 1946 and  more

DEVIKA RANI

Devika Rani was the leading heroine of Hindi films during the thirties and forties  more

DILIP KUMAR

Dilip Kumar, the thespian of Hindi filmdom, is regarded as the epitome of emoting and the ‘monarch of tragedy’.  more

GULZAR

Born in Deena (Now in Pakistan) on 18th August 1936, Gulzar began his film career  more

GURU DUTT

Guru Dutt is remembered in the history of Indian cinema as the brooding intense romantic who attempted  more

HEMA MALINI

Regarded as Bollywood's 'Dream girl', Hema Malini was the leading female star  more

JAHNU BARUA

He is the renowned Assamese film-maker who has brought films from  more

KAMAL HASAN

A versatile actor of Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam and Hindi films,  more

K.L.SIAGAL

K.L.Saigal (1904-1947) is regarded as the greatest singer of the century.  more

LATA MANGESHKAR

Lata Mangeshkar (b.1929) is the indisputable and reigning queen of the Indian film music.  more

MAMOOTY

Mohammed Kutty alias Mammootty, the Malayalam movie megastar was born in Kottayam Chembu..  more

MANI RATNAM

Mani Ratnam is one the most renowned and sought after directors in India.  more

MADHUBALA

Madhubala (1933-1969), whose real name was Begum Mumtaz Jehan, created a sensation in  more

MAJROOH SULTANPURI

Majrooh Sultanpuri was a famous poet and film lyricist who died recently at the age of 78.  more

MEENA KUMARI

Meena Kumari (1932-1972) acted in her first film at the age of six.  more

MEERA NAIR

Renowned film-maker of Indian origin, she gained world-wide fame for probing and presenting   more

MOHAMMAD RAFI

Mohammad Rafi ruled the world of Hindi film music with his voice for well   more

MRINAL SEN

Mrinal Sen was born in 1923 in Faridpur, presently in Bangladesh.  more

NASEERUDDIN SHAH

Born in 1950 and educated at the National School of Drama in Delhi  more

NATARAJA MUDALIAR

R.Nataraja Mudaliar (b.1885) was the pioneer of silent cinema in South India.  more

NAUSHAD ALI

Naushad Ali (b.1919) was the famous Hindi-Urdu music composer who is renowned for his memorable  more

NARGIS

Nargis (1929-1981), whose real name was Fatima A.Rashid, was introduced into films at the age  more

PREM NAZIR

Prem Nazir (original name Abdul Khader) reigned at the centre-stage of the Malayalam screen  more

RAJENDRA KUMAR

Rajendra Kumar started his career as an assistant director before he took to acting.  more

RAJ KAPOOR

Rightly described as a megastar, producer, director, actor and all-round showman  more

RAJ KUMAR

Raj Kumar is the noted Kannada superstar, who has contributed tremendously to  more

RITWIK GHATAK

Ritwik Ghatak, who came to films from the stage, was the pioneer of the New Cinema movement  more

SAYEED AKHTAR MIRZA

He is one of the most vociferous spokesmen of the new cinema movement in India.  more

SATYAJIT RAY

Satyajit Ray was India’s most awarded and feted director. His first film was Pather Pancheli.  more

SHABANA AZMI

Renowned Hindi film actress, Member of Parliament and Social activist   more

SHIVAJI GANESAN

Veteran Tamil film actor, who has about 300 films to his credit, has been awarded  more

SHYAM BENEGAL

Born in 1934 in Andhra Pradesh, Shyam Benegal originated what has come to be called "middle cinema".  more

SMITA PATIL

Smita Patil was one of the most intense heroines of Hindi cinema.  more

TAPAN SINHA

A veteran of 1950’s became unceasingly mature in the 1970’s and 1980’s.  more

TARUN MAJUMDAR

A master story teller, he does not seem able to overcome a fixation with the  more

V. SHANTARAM

V. Shantaram, the doyen of lyrical films, made several memorable films like Dr. Kotnis Ki Amar Kahani  more

UTTAM KUMAR

Uttam Kumar (1926-1980), whose real name was Arun Kumar Chatterjee, was the superstar and one  more

YASH CHOPRA

Yash Chopra (b.1932) is a renowned Hindi film director, who directed his  more

 

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