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This section on Indian Film/Movie Stars offers profile, biography and personal background of some of the most popular actors of Hindi Cinema.
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Indian Movie Stars

This section offers Information on some of the best film actors of Bollywood who have achieved success with their hard work.

Aamir Khan - popularly known as Mr. Perfectionist of Indian cinema, was born in a noted film family. Aamir entered the world of Hindi cinema with a movie called Holi. But the all time musical hit and a runaway success "Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak" marked Aamir's entry into Bollywood.

Amitabh Bachchan - Such is the charisma of Amitabh Bachchan that he strikes gold at the Box Office even at the age of 60! Amitabh Bachchan, popularly known as the angry young man or the Big B of Indian cinema (Bollywood), was born in Allahabad to Teji Bachchan and Harivansh Rai Bachchan, the acclaimed Hindi poet. Amitabh did his schooling from the Sherwood College, Nainital and thereafter moved to the Delhi University to pursue graduation.

Dev Anand - The "evergreen hero" of Indian cinema, Dev Anand was born on September 26, 1923 in Gurdaspur, Punjab. He graduated in English literature from the Government College, Lahore. Through his sparkling enthusiasm and everlasting vigor, Dev Anand dominated the cinema screen for a long time. Dev Anand made his debut in cinema with "Hum Ek Hain" in 1946, which flopped at the Box Office.

Dilip Kumar - Dilip Kumar is arguably one of the best Indian actors. Dilip Kumar was born as Yusuf Khan in Peshawar in the year 1922. His father moved to Bombay and it was here that Yusuf Khan came into contact with the film industry. Yusuf Khan adopted the screen name of Dilip Kumar for his first film Jwar Bhata, released in 1944.

Guru Dutt - Guru Dutt is one of those Indian actors who made a mark in the world of Indian cinema in a short span of time. Through his acting skills, Guru Dutt reflected the changing social situation of the period. Within his short life, Guru Dutt made some of India's most socially-conscious movies like Pyaasa (957), Kaagaz ke Phool (1960) and Baazi (1951).

Naseeruddin Shah - Naseeruddin Shah is one of finest actors of India today. Educated at the National School of Drama, New Delhi and the Film and Television Institute of India, Pune, Naseeruddin Shah has gained fair amount of success in both off beat and commercial cinema. Naseeruddin Shah, along with Shabana Azmi and Om Puri, is the symbol of new Indian cinema.

Rajesh Khanna - The rise of Rajesh Khanna on the horizon of Hindi Cinema was no less spectacular than a meteor. The years between 1969 and1972 saw the Rajesh Khanna phenomenon sweeping Bollywood off its feet. The madness and hysteria which Rajesh Khanna generated was unparalleled in Indian cinema.

Raj Kapoor - The showman of Hindi cinema, Raj Kapoor is rightly described as a megastar, producer, director and actor. Through dint of his merit and potential, Raj Kapoor carved out a special place for himself in Indian cinema. His innings in Bollywood began as a clapper boy. At the age of just 11 he worked in his first film, Neel Kamal.

Sanjeev Kumar - The versatile Bollywood actor Sanjeev Kumar was born as Harihar Jariwala in a Gujrati family in 1938. He was truly a multitalented actor as he portrayed numerous roles irrespective of the age or the type of character. When it comes to portrayals of sensitivity or complex emoting no one really comes even closer to him.

Shahrukh Khan - Shah Rukh Khan is one of those actors of Hindi cinema who have proved to the world that hard work and talent can take you to your desired place. How else would you explain his rise from a TV actor to the glittering world of Bollywood? Shah Rukh Khan exhibits the rare combination of determination and self confidence.