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Zohra Sehgal The ‘ladli of the film industry’, Zohra Sehgal, after delivering her legendary contribution to the field of art & cinema, bid her last goodbye to the world on 10 July 2014 in New Delhi, at the age of 102. She was cremated at the Lodhi Road crematorium on 11 July 2014. Early Life Born on 27 April 1912, Sahibzadi Zohra Begum Mumtazullah Khan belonged to a traditional family in Saharanpur, a city located [...]

Yash Chopra is one name that is synonymous with Bollywood. This renowned director and producer was born on 27 September 1932 in Lahore, Pakistan. He started off by acting as an assistant to I.S. Johar, before moving on to help his elder brother B.R. Chopra. He directed five movies for his brother’s banner – B.R.Films- Dhool Ka Phool (1959), Dharmputra (1961), Waqt (1965) Ittefaq (1969) & Aadmi Aur Insaan (1969). He went on to direct [...]

Vidya Balan is a famous Bollywood actress who has acted in about 20 Hindi films. Other than acting in Hindi movies, she also acted in Malayalam and Bengali language films. Vidya Balan was born on January 1, 1978 to Keralite parents P. R. Balan and a housewife mother, Saraswathy. The hometown of Vidya is Ottapalam in Palakkad district in Kerala. She belongs to a Tamil speaking Iyer family in Palakkad. His father is the Vice [...]

Tusshar Kapoor is an upcoming hero of the Indian film industry. He was born on 20th November, 1976. He is son of the famous actor of Bollywood – Jitendra and brother of the producer Ekta Kapoor. He passed his graduation in liberal arts and masters degree in business administration from University of Michigan. Tusshar Kapoor entered the silver screen with the film Mujhe Kuch Khena Hai opposite Kareena Kapoor. The film was a hit at [...]

Smita Patil was a leading actress of Bollywood who won the heart of millions with her natural acting skills. She was born in1955, in Pune. Her mother was a minister and a social-worker. She studied at a Marathi medium school in Pune and graduated from Film and Television Institute of India, Pune. She was married to Raj Babbar, the Hindi film actor . Smita Patil entered Bollywood after a brief stint as a TV news [...]

About Shatrughan Prasad Sinha is an Indian film actor and an Indian politician. Also called as Shotgun or Shatru, he has gained immense popularity in his time with his acting and dialogue delivery. He is a member of the Rajya Sabha and was also the Union Cabinet Minister of Health and Family Welfare from January 2003 till May 2004 and Minister of Shipping in August 2004. He got elected to the 15th Lok Sabha in [...]

Shashikala is an actress of Bollywood and has appeared in the movies since 1940`s. She entered the film industry as a child artist. She later became famous for performing supporting roles in films. In her film career she has acted in more than 100 films. She has played a wide variety of characters like a jealous and scheming lover, a simple village girl, mother, grandmother, wicked aunt, landlady and many more. Some of Shashikala’s films [...]

Sharmila Tagore, also known as Begum Ayesha Sultana, is a famous Indian film actress. From October 2004 to March 2011, she led the Indian Film Censor Board. She was selected as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador in December 2005. She was also one of the jury members of the International Competition at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival. Sharmila Tagore was born on 8 December 1946 in Hyderabad. She married the former captain of the Indian cricket [...]

Shammi Kapoor was an Indian film actor and director and a prominent lead actor in Hindi Cinema from the late 1950’s to the early 1970’s. Kapoor is famed to be one of Hindi cinema’s finest actor’s who played leading roles during the 1950’s, 1960’s and the early 1970’s. Shammi Kapoor made his debut in 1953 with a film called Jeevan Jyoti and then went on to deliver hits like Tumsa Nahin Dekha, Dil Deke Dekho, [...]

Shamita Shetty is a talented and aspiring actress of Bollywood. She is better known in tinsel world as the younger sister of Bollywood superstar actress Shilpa Shetty. Shamita was born on 2nd February, 1979 in India. Well-educated, Shamita Shetty received her formal education from St Anthony’s Girls High School in Chembur, Mumbai, and Graduated with a degree in Commerce from Sydenham College in Mumbai. She is also a diploma holder in Fashion Designing from SNDT. [...]