Biography Author Matching "rAjOo" (Sorted by Name Ascending)
1. Amitabh Bachchan
Actor | Black
Amitabh Bachchan was born on October 11, 1942 in Allahabad, British India (present-day Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh, India) to legendary poet Harivansh Rai Bachchan & Teji Bachchan. He also has a brother named Ajitabh. He completed his education from Uttar Pradesh and moved to Bombay to find work as a ...
2. Amrish Puri
Actor | Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
Believe it or not, Amrish Puri wanted to become a Bollywood movie hero but failed a screen test in 1954. And what a failure it was! Mr. Puri went on to become one of the most renowned and credible villains in the history of Indian cinema. His most memorable and often quoted role is the character of...
3. Amrita Rao
Actress | Vivah
Amrita was born in the Rao family on June 7, 1986 in Mumbai, She speaks Konkani. She comes from a well to do Hindu family. Her dad owns an Advertising Agency.
Amrita did not want to purse any career with Bollywood as she wanted to graduate in psychology, which she eventually did.
No stranger to ...
4. Amrita Singh
Actress | Badla
Aquarian Amrita was born on February 9, 1958. Her parentage is Sikh-Muslim. Her dad's name is Shivinder Singh, and her mom's maiden name was Rukshana Sultana. She is the great-grand daughter of Shobha Singh, who knighted and had his prefixed by 'Sir'. She is the niece of writer/author Khushwant ...
5. Anil Kapoor
Actor | Slumdog Millionaire
Living in a Chawl in Tilak Nagar, Punjabi-speaking Anil was born in 1959 to Surinder and Nirmal aka Suchitra Kapoor. He has an elder brother, Boney, a sister, Reena, and a younger brother, Sanjay. His dad used to be Shammi Kapoor's Secretary.
A loner, without many friends, he studied in the nearby ...
6. Anjori Alagh
Actress | 1920
Anjori was born in the Hindi-speaking Alagh family in India. Her mom, Maya, is an accomplished Bollywood actress, and her dad, Sunil, was the Chief Executive Officer of Britannia Industries. She has a sister named Sawari, who is married to Sameer Nair (Chief of NDTV), and they have a daughter, ...
7. Ashwini Bhave
Actress | Henna
Ashwini was born in the Marathi-speaking family Bhave family on May 7th. Her family are Koknastha Brahmins.
She acted in a number of Marathi language movies, before graduating to Bollywood in 1991 with 'Henna'. She is a versatile actresses and has been a lead as well as a character actress. Her ...
8. Asin Thottumkal
Actress | Ghajini
Asin was born in Cochin, Kerala, India in the Malayalam-speaking Thottumkal family which consists of her businessman dad, Joseph, and mom, Dr. Seline, who practices in Ernakulam. She attended Naval Public School in Cochin, and after obtaining her Matriculation, was enrolled in St. Theresa's Higher ...
9. Ayesha Jhulka
Actress | Chachi 420
Ayesha was born in Srinagar, Kashmir on July 28th. She dad is a Wing Commander in the Indian Air Force, & she has a sister named Aparna.
Due to her dad's frequent transfers, they re-located to Delhi, where she developed her gregarious ways. Lived in Delhi, India till her early teen days. She moved ...
10. Ayesha Takia
Actress | Taarzan: The Wonder Car
Ayesha Takia was born in Mumbai on April 10th 1986. Her father's name is Nishit, a Gujarati and her mother's name is Faridah, who is half Maharashtrian and half Caucasian British.
Ayesha had never let her lack of speaking Hindi fluently come in her way. A go-getter, she is no stranger to the silver ...
11. Babita Kapoor
Actress | Haseena Maan Jayegi
Babita Shivdasani was born in a prominent Sindhi family based in Bombay. Encouraged by the success of her cousin, actress Sadhana Shivdasani, in Hindi movies, Babita too decided to enter the film industry as a leading actress. Her first release was with another débutante, Rajesh Khanna, in the ...
12. Bhagyashree Patwardhan
Actress | Maine Pyar Kiya
Bhagyashree Patwardhan was born in a royal, though very conservative Marathi-speaking, Patwardhan family on February 23, 1969. Her father is the former Maharaja of Sangli, whose qualifications include MBA and LLB. Since her childhood she was taught Sanskrit, as her dad recites Slokas.
She was ...
Actress | Swarnakamalam
Bhanu Priya was the dancing sensation of the South. Studying dance professionally she communicated her deep love for it by being selected for a film role while still at school when the renowned Tamil Director, "Bharathi Raja came to see her. Being so confident of her dancing prowess and acting ...
14. Bhoomika Chawla
Actress | Tere Naam
5' 3" tall, Bhoomika Chawla was born on August 21 in New Delhi. Her father was a military officer who was posted in various places across the country, so she saw much of India. Her elder brother is also a military officer. Bhoomika finished her schooling in Delhi and moved to Mumbai in 1997 for ...
15. Bindu Desai
Actress | Om Shanti Om
Bindu was born on April 17th in the Gujerati-speaking Desai family, consisting of her film producer dad, Nanubhai, and stage actress mom, Jyotsna.
Due to her Bollywood connections she was able to find a niche in movies as early as 1962 with 'Anpadh' in which she plays the 'well educated' daughter of...
16. Bipasha Basu
Actress | Ajnabee
Fate intervened when Bipasha recoiled and passed out when dissecting a rat. Thus ended her dream of being a medical professional. She was enrolled in the science faculty until 12th standard, but switched to commerce thereafter. After acquiring a degree in commerce she planned to be a chartered ...
17. Bobby Deol
Actor | Aashram
Bobby Deol (Vijay Singh Deol) is the second son of Bollywood mega-star Dharmendra. His older brother is another Bollywood mega-star, Sunny Deol. Deol began his career as a child artiste in the movie Dharam Veer (1977), playing a young Dharmendra.
He has two step-sisters, namely Bollywood actress ...
18. Chunky Pandey
Actor | Don
Chunky Pandey was born in Bombay, India on September 26, 1962 in a non-film household.
Chunky's real name is Suyash Sharad Pandey, but is also known as Chandrakant Pandey. He shot into fame with a secondary role in 'Tezaab' which had Anil Kapoor and Madhuri Dixit in the lead roles. He continued to ...
19. Deepti Bhatnagar
Producer | Mohe Rang De
Born on September 30, 1967, Deepti caught the media spotlight when she was crowned Eves Weekly's Miss India contest in 1990. She went on to represent India in the Miss World contest and actually ended up finishing in the 5th place.
She continued to receive modeling assignments from Singapore based ...
20. Dev Anand
Actor | Kala Bazar
One of the most beloved, charismatic and accomplished actors as well as one of the most imaginative and pathbreaking directors in the history of Indian cinema, Dev Anand was a leading man for more than five decades in over 110 motion pictures and continues to bestride Indian film fraternity even ...
Actor | Sholay
Dharmendra is one of the biggest stars of Indian cinema. Dharmendra Deol played the romantic hero in woman Cedric films from 1960-1968 and became romantic hero from 1968-69 and played the role of action hero from 1971-1997. Dharmendra has appeared in 306 films.
He is known as 'Garam' Dharam in ...
22. Dimple Kapadia
Actress | Tenet
Born in a Gujerati-speaking family on June 8, 1957, daughter to businessman, Chunnibhai and Betty, Dimple has a younger sister, Simple, who was born on 15 August 1958.
She was discovered by Raj Kapoor, who signed her up opposite his son, Rishi, in the 1973 hit 'Bobby'. The film made Rishi and her ...
23. Divya Bharti
Actress | Assembly Rowdy
Divya was born on February 25, 1974 to Meeta and Om Prakash Bharti.
Opting for acting, she quit college, & landed a role in 'Bobbili Raja' (Telegu) in 1990 at just 16 years of age. This movie became a hit, and was dubbed into Hindi and released as 'Raampur Ka Raja'.
Divya made her debut in Bollywood ...
24. Esha Deol
Actress | Koi Mere Dil Se Poochhe
Fluent in English, Hindi and Tamil, Scorpion Esha was born on November 2, 1982 to Hema 'Dreamgirl' Malini, and Dharmendra 'He-Man' Deol. She has a younger sister, Ahana, and two step-brothers, Sunny and Bobby, both well-known Bollywood super-stars in their own rights. Bobby is married to Tanya ...
25. Feroz Khan
Actor | Janasheen
Firoz was born in Bangalore on September 25, 1939 to a Pathan father, Sadiq, and an Iranian mother, Fatima. He has three brothers, Abbas alias Sanjay, Akbar, and Sameer. Both Sanjay and Akbar are actors within their own rights, while Sameer is a film-maker and assists in their Golden Palms Spa ...
26. Gayatri Joshi
Actress | Swades: We, the People
Gayatri was born in the Marathi-speaking Joshi family on March 20, 1977 In Nagpur, Maharashtra, India.
She studied in Mount Carmel High School in Nagpur, and when the family re-located to Bombay, and she was enrolled in the J.B. Vachha High School in Dadar. After completing her schooling she went on...
27. Gemini Ganesan
Actor | Naan Avanillai
Known as one of the "big three" of South Indian Cinema of yesteryear (the other two being M.G. Ramchandran, and Sivaji Ganesan), Ramaswamy Ganesan had acted in several box-office hits between 1950 and 1978 as the lead hero. Born on November 16, 1919, he was a graduate from an orthodox Brahmin ...
Actress | Mayavi
Before her career as an actress, Keralite Gopika always maintained that she was never interested in acting. But when she won a beauty contest in Thrissoor, followed by a jewelery commercial and advertisement, a film offer virtually landed in her lap. Although this film did not do well, it got her ...
29. Hansika Motwani
Actress | Desamuduru
Hansika was born on August 9, 1991 in the Sindhi speaking Motwani family in Bombay, India. Her dad, Pradeep, is a businessman, while her mom, Mona, is a Dermatologist. She has an elder brother, Prashant. She is a student in Podar Internation School. Her parents divorced during 2004, while she ...
30. Hema Malini
Actress | Baghban
Hema was born in the Tamil-speaking Chakravarthy household on October 16, 1948 in Ammankudi, Tamil Nadu. Her dad's name is V.S.R. Chakravarthy and her mom, Jaya, was a film producer. She was enrolled in the Chennai-based Andhra Mahila Sabha.
After performing as a dancer in a 1961 regional movie, she...
31. Himalay Dasani
Actor | Tyagi
Himalay was born in the Sindhi-speaking Dassani family. He shot into fame after getting married to Bollywood mega-star and his childhood sweetheart, Bhagyashree Patwardhan.
She quit acting after the marriage, and the couple became parents of two children, a boy and a girl.
When his wife refused to ...
32. Hrishitaa Bhatt
Actress | Asoka
Hrishita Bhatt was born into a Bengali-speaking family on May 10, 1981, in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. She used to take dance lessons as a child, was athletic and believed in keeping fit from her school days.
She wanted to be a pilot, but after completing her education at Trinity College, London; ...
33. Isha Koppikar
Actress | Don
Coming from a Konkani-speaking Mangalorean family of learned academicians, Isha has herself completed a course in Life Sciences from Ruia College, and was born on September 19, 1976 in Bombay, India. She has a younger brother.
After completing her college course, she contested the 1995 Miss India ...
34. Isha Sharvani
Actress | Luck by Chance
Isha is 20 years old who lives at an ashram in Kerala, India. She is trained in gymnastics, martial arts, yoga, ballet, kathak, aerial dance etc. She started dancing at the age of seven and has already performed in 22 countries in the last seven years. Her mother is of Indian-origin, Daksha Seth, ...
35. Jackie Shroff
Actor | Devdas
Jaikishen was born in the Gujarati-speaking Shroff family on February 1, 1957. His dad's name is Kakubhai, his brother's is Hemant, and they live in Bandra, Bombay in a bungalow named 'Le Pepeyon". He became a superstar in the 1980s. By the television era begun in the 80s, he had become a superstar...
36. Jaya Bachchan
Actress | Kal Ho Naa Ho
In April 1948 Jabalpur-based, Bengali-speaking Indira and Tarun Kumar Bhaduri were blessed with a child they named Jaya, and enrolled in the St. Joseph's Convent School in Bhopal.
Her acting career started when she was 15 in a Bengali film Mahanagar. She became an actress in her own right in ...
Actress | Shakuntala
Jayashree was an accomplished Bollywood actress, and had acted in other Indian language movies as well. She married noted Rajaram V. Shantaram. She is the second wife of Rajaram V. Shantaram. She has three children including a daughter, namely the famous Bollywood beauty, Rajshree, and son, Kiran ...
Actor | Kalyug Ke Avtaar
Ravi Kapoor was born in a business family that dealt with imitation Jewelery and used to live in a chawl. While supplying jewelry to V. Shantaram, he was cast as Sandhya's double in the 1959 movie 'Navrang'.
His first break as a Bollywood leading man came in 'Geet Gaya Patharon Ne'. Although Ravi ...
39. Juhi Chawla
Actress | Darr
Juhi was born in the Chawla family on November 13, 1967 in Ludhiana, Punjab, India, and is the daughter of Punjabi-speaking dad, Dr. S. Chawla and Gujarati-speaking mom, Mona. She has a brother named Sanjeev. Her mother passed away in an accident during the year 1998 while Juhi was filming '...
40. Kangana Ranaut
Actress | Queen
Kangana was born on 23 March 1987 in Bhambla, near Manali, which is in the Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh. Her dad Amardeep is a businessman and her mom Asha is a schoolteacher. She has two sisters and a younger brother. Her grandfather was an IAS Office. She spent her childhood in Dehra Dunand...
41. Kareena Kapoor
Actress | Jab We Met
Kareena was born to Sindhi-speaking Babita (nee Shivdasani) and Punjabi-speaking Randhir Kapoor in Bombay, India. She has an elder sister, Karisma.
She is born in a family that have been actors for generations, including her paternal great-grandfather, Prithviraj Kapoor; her grandfather, Raj Kapoor;...
42. Karisma Kapoor
Actress | Dil To Pagal Hai
Born into Bombay filmdom's legendary Kapoor clan, Karisma Kapoor made her film debut with Prem Qaidi (1991) opposite Harish. Her next big hit was Anari (1993) and during this time she made news with a fight with her Andaz Apna Apna (1994) co-star, actress Raveena Tandon. She had a series of hit ...
43. Kartika Rane
Actress | Captain Vyom
The Rane family live a wealthy lifestyle in their native Goa along with three daughters, one of whom is none other than Kartika, who was born on March 17th. She was a student of Sociology in Bombay's Sophia College.
Her uncle, Pratpsingh Rao Rane, is the Chief Minister of Goa, while her cousin, ...
44. Katrina Kaif
Actress | Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
Katrina Kaif is one of eight siblings, 7 girls and 1 boy, from a mother who is a Caucasian of British Nationality, and a father who was formerly from Kashmir, India, but who has since acquired British citizenship. Her mother is now re-settled in Chennai (formerly known as Madras), the Capital of ...
45. Kishore Kumar
Music Department | Sholay
Abhas Kumar Ganguly was born in Khandwa, now in Madhya Pradesh. His dad's name was Kunjilal, a lawyer by profession, and his mom's name was Gouri Devi, who came from a wealthy family.
Kishore was the youngest in the Ganguly family, preceded by Ashok Kumar, Sati, & Anoop Kumar (I). Sati was married ...
46. Kumar Gaurav
Actor | Kaante
Manoj was born in the Punjabi-speaking Tuli family on July 11, 1956, a brother to two sisters. His father is the legendary Bollywood mega-star, Rajendra Kumar Tuli, and is mother's name is Shukla. Manoj studied in Simla's Bishop Cotton School.
After completing his education, his father launched him ...
47. Lara Dutta
Actress | Don 2
It is not a secret that Lara Dutta is a beauty with brains. This was demonstrated when she scored the highest possible marks in the history of the Miss Universe Contest. After this she was crowned Miss Universe 2000, making history as not only the most beautiful but also the most intelligent young ...
48. Leena Chandavarkar
Actress | Rakhwala
Born in the Dharwar/Karwar region in the State of Karnataka (formerly known as Mysore), in the Marathi-speaking Chandavarkar family, this beautiful actress, with an oval cherubic face and innocent smile, has acted in many films like Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi (1970), Humjoli (1970), Rakhwala (1971), ...
Actress | Roja
Madhoo was born in the Malini household on March 26th. Her dad's name is Raghunath, who is the brother of Bollywood actress Hema Malini. Her mom's name is Renuka. She was taught Bharat Natyam by her mom. Madhoo lost her mom to Cancer when she was just 13 years old.
Treating her aunt as her role ...
50. Mahendra Patil
Writer | Ek Hoti Rani
Mahendra Patil an assistant director and actor, known for Pratisaad: The Response (2010), Gadbad Gondhal (2018) and Million Dollar Club (2016). Started his career as assistant director. Later he turned in writing, at begin of his career, he wrote several play's, later he turned into screen - ...