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Rajesh Khanna Biography For Students, Children

Rajesh Khanna

Rajesh Khanna — The rise of Rajesh Khanna on the horizon of Hindi Cinema was no less spectacular than a meteor. The years between 1969 and 1972 saw the Rajesh Khanna phenomenon sweeping Bollywood off its feet. The madness and hysteria which he generated was unparalleled in Indian cinema. With one hit after another, Rajesh Khanna was elevated to the …

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Rishi Kapoor Biography For Students

Rishi Kapoor

Name: Rishi Raj Kapoor Born: 4 September 1952 Bombay, Maharashtra, India Died: 30 April 2020 (aged 67) Mumbai, Maharashtra, India Occupation: Actor Spouse(s): Neetu Singh Children: Ranbir Kapoor, Riddhima Kapoor Sahani Rishi Kapoor is an Indian Bollywood actor, film producer and director. Born in Mumbai, Kapoor is the second son of famous film director and star Raj Kapoor. His brothers …

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Shashi Kapoor Biography, Film Career & Personal Life

Shashi Kapoor

Shashi Kapoor was born Balbir – Raj Prithviraj Kapoor on 18 March 1938 in Kolkata. He is an award winning Indian film actor and producer and a member of the Kapoor family, a film dynasty in India‘s Bollywood cinema, is the younger brother of Raj Kapoor and Shammi Kapoor, the son of Prithviraj Kapoor, the widower of Jennifer Kendal, and …

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Raj Kapoor Biography For Students

Raj Kapoor Biography For Students

Raj Kapoor (December 14, 1924 – June 2, 1988) was a legendary Indian actor, director, and producer of Bollywood movies. Raj Kapoor began his career as a clapper boy assisting Kidar Sharma. At age eleven, he appeared in films for the first time, in the 1935 film Inquilab. Raj Kapoor’s big break, however, came when he played the hero’s role …

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Om Puri Biography, Early Life & Film Career

Om Puri - Biography, Early Life & Film Career

Om Puri [18 October, 1948 Ambala, Haryana – 6 January, 2017] is an Indian actor who has appeared in both mainstream Indian Cinema films as well as art films. His credits also include appearances in British and American films. He has also received an honorary OBE. Early life Puri was born in Ambala, and spent early part of his life …

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Amitabh Bachchan Biography For Students

Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan — The Government of India honored him with the Padma Shri in 1984, the Padma Bhushan in 2001 and the Padma Vibhushan in 2015 for his contributions to the arts. Full Name: Amitabh Bachchan Nick Name: “Amitji”, “Big B” Date of Birth: 1942, October 11th Place of Birth: Allahabad, India Height: 6′ 3″ Profession: Actor, Playback Singer, Voice-over Actor …

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Rahul Bose Biography For Students and Children

Rahul Bose

Rahul Bose was born on 27 July 1967. He is an Indian actor, screenwriter, director, social activist, and rugby union player. Bose has appeared in Hindi films such as Pyaar Ke Side Effects and Jhankaar Beats. Time magazine named him “the superstar of Indian arthouse cinema” for his work in parallel cinema films like English August and Mr. and Mrs. …

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Kangana Ranaut Biography For Students

Kangana Ranaut

Real Name: Kangana Amardeep Ranaut (Nicknames – Arshad, OTA (One take actor)) Father: Amardeep Ranaut (Businessman and Contractor) Mother: Asha Ranaut (Teacher) Siblings: Brother Akshit Ranaut; Sister Rangoli Ranaut Birth: 23 March 1986 Bhambla, Himachal Pradesh, India Debut Film: Gangster (2006) Occupation: Actress, Film Director Education: N.A. Awards: 3 National Awards; 4 Filmfare Awards; 3 International Indian Film Academy Awards …

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Girish Karnad Biography For Students, Children

Girish Karnad Biography For Students, Children

Full Name: Girish Raghunath Karnad Born: 19 May 1938 Matheran, Bombay Presidency, British India (now in Maharashtra, India) Died: 10 June 2019 (aged 81) Bengaluru, Karnataka, India Occupation: Playwright, Film Director, Film Actor Notable Works: Tughalak 1964, Taledanda Girish Raghunath Karnad was an Indian actor, film director, Kannada writer. He is the recipient of Jnanpith Award for Kannada, the highest literary …

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Madhubala Biography For Students & Children

Madhubala

Madhubala (February 14, 1933 – February 23, 1969) is considered one of the most beautiful actresses to have graced the screens of Bollywood. Early Life Madhubala was born as Mumtaz Jehan Begum Dehlavi in Delhi as the 5th child into a poor, conservative Pashtun Muslim family of 11 children. A Muslim Holy Man is said to have predicted that the …

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