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Sonam Kapoor

Sonam Kapoor Ahuja is an Indian film actress. She has received a National Film Award and a Filmfare Award, and from 2012–2016, she appeared in Forbes India’s Celebrity 100 list based on her income and popularity.

Kapoor, the daughter of actor Anil Kapoor, began her career as an assistant director on filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s 2005 drama Black.

She later made her acting debut in Bhansali’s romantic drama Saawariya (2007), a box office flop, and had her first commercial success with the romantic comedy I Hate Luv Storys (2010).

However, this was followed by a series of commercial failures and repetitive roles, which garnered her negative reviews.

The 2013 box office hit Raanjhanaa marked a turning point in Kapoor’s career, garnering her praise and Best Actress nominations at several award ceremonies.

Kapoor had her biggest commercial successes with supporting roles in the biopics Bhaag Milkha Bhaag (2013) and Sanju (2018), and a leading role in the romance Prem Ratan Dhan Payo (2015); the latter two rank among the highest-grossing Bollywood films.

Her acclaimed portrayal of Neerja Bhanot in the 2016 biographical thriller Neerja won her the National Film Award – Special Mention and a Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress, and she followed it with a starring role in the 2018 female buddy film Veere Di Wedding, both of which rank among the highest-grossing female-led Hindi films.

Kapoor supports the raising awareness of breast cancer and LGBT rights. Known in the media for her outspoken personality, she is frequently credited as one of India’s most fashionable celebrities. She is married to the businessman Anand Ahuja.

  • Full name: Sonam Kapoor
  • Profession: Indian actress
  • Born: 9 June 1985 (age 34 years), Chembur, Mumbai, India
  • Height: 1.75 m
  • Spouse: Anand Ahuja (m. 2018)
  • Education: University of Mumbai, University of East London
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Bipasha Basu

Bipasha Basu is an Indian film actress and model. Primarily known for her work in Hindi films, she has also appeared in Tamil, Telugu, Bengali and English films.

Basu is the recipient of numerous accolades, including one Filmfare Award.

Particularly known for her work in the thriller and horror film genres, she is frequently cited in the media as a sex symbol.

She won the Godrej Cinthol Supermodel contest in 1996, and later pursued a successful career as a fashion model.

She then began receiving offers for film roles, and made her acting debut with a negative role in the moderately successful thriller Ajnabee (2001), which won her the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut.

Basu’s first leading role was in the blockbuster horror film Raaz (2002), which earned her a nomination for the Filmfare Award for Best Actress.

She subsequently received worldwide critical recognition and several awards for her portrayals of a seductress in the 2003 erotic thriller Jism and the 2006 drama Corporate.

Basu achieved further success with starring roles in six of India’s annually top-grossing productions—the comedies No Entry (2005), Phir Hera Pheri (2006), and All the Best: Fun Begins (2009), the action adventure Dhoom 2 (2006), the action thriller Race (2008) and the horror thriller Raaz 3D (2012).

She also received praise for her performances in the romantic comedy Bachna Ae Haseeno (2008), and the horror films Aatma (2013), Creature 3D (2014) and Alone (2015). Her other notable work includes item numbers in several films.

In addition to acting in films, Basu is a fitness enthusiast and has featured in several fitness videos. Following a high-profile relationship with actor John Abraham, Basu married actor Karan Singh Grover in 2016.

  • Full name: Bipasha Basu
  • Profession: Indian actress
  • Born: 7 January 1979 (age 41 years), New Delhi, India
  • Height: 1.7 m
  • Spouse: Karan Singh Grover (m. 2016)
  • TV shows: Darr Sabko Lagta Hai, Arjun
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Lara Dutta

Lara Dutta is an Indian actress, model and the winner of the Miss Universe 2000 pageant, she previously crowned Miss Intercontinental 1997.

In her career, she has primarily worked in Hindi films. She is the recipient of several accolades including a Filmfare Award.

Dutta made her debut with Andaaz (2003), which won her a Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut.

She appeared in several commercial successes, including Masti (2004), No Entry (2005), Fanaa (2006), Bhagam Bhag (2006), Jhoom Barabar Jhoom (2007), Partner (2007) Housefull (2010), And Don 2 (2011).

  • Full name: Lara Dutta
  • Profession: Indian actress
  • Born: 16 April 1978 (age 41 years), Ghaziabad, India
  • Height: 1.73 m
  • Spouse: Mahesh Bhupathi (m. 2011)
  • Children: Saira Bhupathi
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Aishwarya Rai

Aishwarya Rai is an Indian actress and the winner of the Miss World 1994 pageant. Through her successful acting career, she has established herself as one of the most popular and influential celebrities in India.

Rai has received numerous accolades, including two Filmfare Awards, and was honoured with the Padma Shri by the Government of India in 2009 and the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the Government of France in 2012.

She has often been cited in the media as “the most beautiful woman in the world”.

  • Full name: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
  • Profession: Indian actress
  • Fame: Winner of the Miss World 1994
  • Born: 1 November 1973 (age 46 years), Mangalore, India
  • Height: 1.65 m
  • Spouse: Abhishek Bachchan (m. 2007)
  • Children: Aaradhya Bachchan
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Deepika Padukone

Deepika Padukone is an Indian film actress and producer. One of the highest-paid actresses in India, her accolades include three Filmfare Awards.

She features in listings of the nation’s most popular personalities, and Time named her one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2018.

  • Full name: Deepika Padukone
  • Profession: Indian actress
  • Born: 5 January 1986 (age 34 years), Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Height: 1.74 m
  • Spouse: Ranveer Singh (m. 2018)
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Priyanka Chopra

Priyanka Chopra is an Indian actress, singer, film producer, and the winner of the Miss World 2000 pageant.

One of India’s highest-paid and most popular celebrities, Chopra has received numerous awards, including one National Film Award and five Filmfare Awards.

In 2016, the Government of India honoured her with the Padma Shri, and Time named her one of the 100 most influential people in the world.

In 2017 and 2018, Forbes listed her among the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women.

  • Full name: Priyanka Chopra
  • Profession: Indian actress
  • Born: 18 July 1982, Jamshedpur, India
  • Height: 1.65 m
  • Spouse: Nick Jonas (m. 2018)
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Amruta Subhash

Amruta Subhash is an Indian actress who works in Marathi and Hindi films, television, and theatre.

She is a graduate from the National School of Drama, New Delhi.

She won the National Film Award for Best Supporting Actress for the Marathi film Astu (2015) and the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress for the Hindi film Gully Boy (2019).

  • Full name: Amruta Subhashchandra Dhembre
  • Born: 13 May 1979 (age 40 years), Mumbai, India
  • Spouse: Sandesh Kulkarni
  • Parents: Jyoti Subhash
  • TV shows: Selection Day
  • Awards: National Film Award for Best Supporting Actress, Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress
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Rasika Dugal

Rasika Dugal is an Indian actress who is known for her roles in several Bollywood movies. Apart from this, she has starred in Indian-German drama film, Qissaand several Indian soap operas.

  • Full name: Rasika Dugal
  • Born: 17 January 1985, Jamshedpur, India
  • Height: 1.58 m
  • Spouse: Mukul Chadda
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Dia Mirza

Dia Mirza is an Indian model, actress, producer, social worker and beauty queen who won the Miss Asia Pacific 2000 title.

She is best known for her remarkable work in Hindi movies as well as in Bengali movies.

She made her acting debut with Rehna Hai Tere Dil Mein. She subsequently featured in films including Dus, Lage Raho Munnabhai and Sanju.

Also, she is an UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador and UN Secretary Generals SDGs Advocate, Ambassador – WildLife Trust Of India, Save The Children.

  • Born: 9 December 1981 (age 38 years), Hyderabad, India
  • Height: 1.68 m
  • Spouse: Sahil Sangha (m. 2014–2019)
  • Parents: Frank Handrich, Deepa Mirza
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Kareena Kapoor

Kareena Kapoor is a top-rated Indian actress. She is one of the vibrant, versatile and gorgeous Bollywood film stars.

Kapoor is the recipient of several awards, including six Filmfare Awards, and is one of Bollywood’s most popular and highest-paid actresses.

She is the daughter of famous Bollywood superstar Randhir Kapoor and renowned actress Babita. Kareena is the younger sister of popular actress Karishma Kapoor.

  • Born: 21 September 1980 (age 39 years), Mumbai, India
  • Full name: Kareena Kapoor Khan
  • Height: 1.63 m
  • Spouse: Saif Ali Khan (m. 2012)
  • Parents: Babita Shivdasani, Randhir Kapoor