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Famous Film Actors From Bangalore

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List of famous movie actors & actresses who were born in Bangalore, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Some of these celebrities weren't necessarily born in Bangalore, as in some cases Bangalore may only be their hometown and not necessarily their birthplace. If you're from Bangalore then your city's claim to fame might be that the actors and actresses listed below are from there as well. There may be a lot of famous athletes, musicians and other famous people that were born in Bangalore, but this list highlights only names of actors and actresses.

The list you're viewing has a variety of items in it, like Anushka Sharma and Rajnikanth.

This list answers the questions, "Which actors are from Bangalore?" and "Which famous actors were born in Bangalore?"
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  • Rajnikanth

    Age: 70

    Films Acted InSivaji, Thalapathi, Chandramukhi, 16 Vayathinile, Thillu Mullu

    BirthplaceBangalore, India

    NationalityIndia

    Height1.75

    ParentsRamoji Rao Gaekwad, Jijabai

    ChildrenSoundarya Rajinikanth, Aishwarya R. Dhanush

    Shivaji Rao Gaekwad (born 12 December 1950), known by his mononymous stage name Rajinikanth, is an Indian film actor who works primarily in Tamil cinema. He began acting in plays while working in the...  more
  • Films Acted InOm Shanti Om, Riddle, I am Here, Chup Chup Ke, LOC Kargil

    BirthplaceMulki, India, India

    NationalityIndia

    Height5'11"

    ChildrenAthiya Shetty, Aahan Shetty

    Suniel Veerappa Shetty (born 11 August 1961) is an Indian film actor, producer and entrepreneur who is predominantly active in Bollywood films. In a career spanning more than 25 years, he has acted...  more
  • Films Acted InMilana, Jackie, Appu, Bindaas, Aakash

    BirthplaceChennai, India

    NationalityIndia

    Height5'8"

    ParentsRajkumar, Parvathamma Rajkumar

    ChildrenVanditha Rajkumar, Drithi Rajkumar

    Puneeth Rajkumar (born 17 March 1975) is an Indian film actor, playback singer, and producer who works primarily in Kannada cinema. He has been a lead actor in 27 films; as a child he appeared in...  more
  • Films Acted InGarv, Jeet, Ishq, Haseena Maan Jaayegi, Mrityudand

    BirthplaceIndia, Bangalore

    NationalityIndia

    Mohan Joshi is an Indian film, television and theater actor. He has worked in Hindi, Marathi, Bhojpuri and Kannada films....  more
  • Films Acted InNammoora Mandara Hoove, Satya in Love, Lakshmi, Jogi, Shiva

    BirthplaceGajanur, Shimoga

    NationalityIndia

    Height5'8"

    ParentsRajkumar, Parvathamma Rajkumar

    ChildrenNiveditha Rajkumar, Nirupama Rajkumar

    Nagaraju Shiva Puttaswamy (born 12 July 1961), known by his screen name Shiva Rajkumar, is an Indian film actor, producer, playback singer and television presenter, best known for his work in Kannada...  more
  • Films Acted InPammal K. Sambandam, Kanden Kadhalai, Chikku Bukku, There's No Time for Love, Ramanaa

    BirthplaceVellore, India

    NationalityIndia

    ParentsN. Veeraswamy, Arcot N. Veeraswami

    ChildrenR. Manoranjan, R. Vikram

    Veeraswamy Ravichandran, known simply as Ravichandran, is an Indian actor and filmmaker in Kannada cinema, known for his multi-faceted works in his associated films.Son of notable film producer N....  more
  • Films Acted InSathi Leelavathi, Panchathantiram, Rhythm, Avvai Shanmughi, Kutty

    BirthplaceIndia, Kumbakonam

    NationalityIndia

    ChildrenArjun Aravind, Niharika Aravind

    Ramesh Aravind (born 1964) is an Indian actor, filmmaker, television presenter and an inspirational speaker. He has predominantly worked in Kannada. He also appeared in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and...  more
  • Ganesh

    Age: 40

    Films Acted InChintakayala Ravi, Mungaru Male, Amrithadhare, Adavi Ramudu, Gaalipata

    BirthplaceBangalore, India

    NationalityIndia

    Height5'4"

    Ganesh (born 2 July 1978) is an Indian actor and television presenter known for his work in Kannada cinema. Through his career in films and television shows, he has become one of the most popular...  more
  • Asha Parekh

    Age: 78

    Films Acted InKati Patang, Baharon Ke Sapne, Jab Pyar Kisi Se Hota Hai, Aan Milo Sajna, Kaalia

    BirthplaceIndia, Mumbai

    NationalityIndia

    ParentsSudha Parekh, Pranlal Parekh

    Asha Parekh (born 2 October 1942) is an Indian film actress, director, and producer who appeared in many commercially successful films throughout her career. She was one of the top actresses in Hindi...  more
  • Films Acted InNanjundi Kalyana, Gajapathi Garvabhanga, Aasegobba Meesegobba, Swasthik

    BirthplaceChennai, India

    NationalityIndia

    ParentsRajkumar, Parvathamma Rajkumar

    Raghavendra Rajkumar is an Indian film producer and former actor in Kannada cinema. He was also a singer and sang in some movies in which he acted. He is the second son of actor Rajkumar and film...  more
  • Feroz Khan

    Dec. at 70 (1939-2009)

    Films Acted InWelcome, Nagin, Dharmatma, Janbaaz, Aadmi Aur Insaan

    BirthplaceBangalore, India

    NationalityIndia

    Height1.83

    ParentsFatima Khan, Sadiq Ali Khan Tanoli

    ChildrenLaila Khan, Fardeen Khan

    Feroz Khan or Feroze Khan may refer to: Feroz Khan (actor) (1939–2009), Indian actor and film director Feroz Khan Noon (1893–1970), Pakistani politician and 8th Prime Minister of Pakistan Feroze...  more
  • Films Acted InMankatha, Mudhalvan, Kuruthipunal, Gentleman, Rhythm

    BirthplaceKarnataka, Eurasia, India, Bangalore Urban district, Bangalore

    NationalityIndia

    ParentsSakthi Prasad, Lakshmidevi

    ChildrenAishwarya Arjun, Anjana Sarja

    Srinivasa Sarja (born 15 August 1964), known professionally as Arjun, is an Indian actor, producer and director. Referred to by the media and his fans as "Action King", he has worked predominantly...  more
  • Films Acted InRab Ne Bana Di Jodi, Badmaash Company, Jab Tak Hai Jaan, Band Baaja Baaraat, Patiala House

    BirthplaceBangalore, India

    NationalityIndia

    Height5'8"

    ParentsAjay Kumar Sharma, Ashima Sharma

    Anushka Sharma (pronounced [əˈnʊʂkaː ˈʃərmaː]; born 1 May 1988) is an Indian actress and film producer who works in Hindi films. One of the most popular and highest-paid actresses in India, she has...  more
  • Guru Dutt

    Dec. at 39 (1925-1964)

    Films Acted InPyaasa, Mr. & Mrs. '55, Baaz, Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam, Kaagaz Ke Phool

    BirthplaceBangalore, India

    NationalityIndia

    ParentsShivashanker Rao Padukone, Vasanthi Padukone

    ChildrenArun Dutt, Tarun Dutt, Nina Dutt

    Vasanth Kumar Shivashankar Padukone (9 July 1925 – 10 October 1964), better known as Guru Dutt, was an Indian film director, producer and actor. He made 1950s and 1960s classics such as Pyaasa,...  more
  • Malavika

    Age: 41

    Films Acted InChandramukhi, Aaru, Anantha Poongathe, Chithiram Pesuthadi, Perazhagan

    BirthplaceBangalore, India

    NationalityIndia

    Malavika may refer to: Malavika (actress), Indian film actress Malavika (singer), Tollywood playback singer and TV anchor...  more
  • Soundarya

    Dec. at 32 (1972-2004)

    Films Acted InKaathala Kaathala, Padayappa, Arunachalam, Ishq Vishk, Ponnumani

    BirthplaceMulbagal, India

    NationalityIndia

    ParentsK. S. Satyanarayan

    Soundarya Sathyanarayana (18 July 1972 – 17 April 2004) was an Indian actress and producer who worked predominantly in Telugu films and few Kannada, Tamil, Malayalam and Hindi films in lead...  more
  • Films Acted InMohabbatein, Na Tum Jaano Na Hum, Badri, Hello, LOC Kargil

    BirthplaceMumbai, India

    NationalityIndia

    Height1.65

    Preeti Jhangiani (born 18 August 1980) is an Indian model and actress. She is known for her work in Mohabbatein (2000)....  more
  • Kalyan Kumar

    Dec. at 70 (1929-1999)

    Films Acted InJai Hind, Thee, Bhookailas, Rasukutti, Nenjil Ore Alayam

    BirthplaceIndia, Bangalore

    Kalyan Kumar was an Indian film actor working primarily in Kannada and Tamil films. Making his acting debut in the mythological drama Natashekara, Kalyan Kumar went on to star in over 200 films for...  more
  • Dino Morea

    Age: 45

    Films Acted InOm Shanti Om, I Have Found It, Pyaar Impossible!, Heroes, Main Aurr Mrs Khanna

    BirthplaceBangalore, India

    NationalityIndia

    Height1.82

    Dino Morea (born 9 December 1975) is an Indian actor and a former model who appears in Bollywood films....  more
  • Films Acted InMankatha, Thaandavam, Dhaam Dhoom, Kanchana: Muni 2, Kerala Varma Pazhassi Raja

    BirthplaceIndia, Bangalore

    NationalityIndia

    Height1.7

    Raai Lakshmi (born as Lakshmi Rai on 5 May 1989) is an Indian film actress and model who predominantly appears in Tamil and Malayalam as well as Telugu and Kannada films. She made her Bollywood debut...  more
  • Films Acted InNagin, Haqeeqat, Mela, Babul Ki Galiyaan, Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi

    BirthplaceKarnataka, Eurasia, India, Bangalore Urban district, Bangalore

    NationalityIndia

    Height1.7

    ParentsFatima Khan, Sadiq Ali Khan Tanoli

    ChildrenZayed Khan, Suzanne Roshan, Farah Khan Ali, Simone Khan

    Sanjay Khan (born 3 January 1941) is an Indian film actor, producer, director known for his works in Hindi films and television. Sanjay Khan made his debut in Chetan Anand's 1964 film Haqeeqat,...  more
  • Ramya

    Age: 38

    Films Acted InPolladhavan, Thanga Meenkal, Kadhal 2 Kalyanam, A Thousand Elephants, Singam Puli

    BirthplaceBangalore, India

    NationalityIndia

    Height5'1"

    ParentsR. T. Narayan, Ranjitha

    Divya Spandana (born 29 November 1982), who was known professionally as Ramya(Kannada: ರಮ್ಯಾ Ramyā), is an Indian film actress and politician. She primarily works in Kannada film industry, but also...  more
  • Films Acted InEeram, Youth, Twenty:20, Rajamanikyam, Aadanthe Ado Type

    BirthplaceBangalore, India

    NationalityIndia

    Sindhu Menon is an Indian film actress, who has mainly starred in Kannada, Telugu, Malayalam and Tamil films. She debuted as a child artist in the 1994 Kannada film Rashmi....  more
  • Nithya Menen

    Age: 32

    Films Acted InUstad Hotel, Kerala Cafe, Bachelor Party, Bangalore Days, 180

    BirthplaceBangalore, India

    NationalityIndia

    Height5'2"

    Nithya Menen (born 8 April 1988) is a multilingual Indian film actress and playback singer. She primarily works in South Indian films, where she has established herself as a leading actress. She is...  more
  • Films Acted InChak De! India, Dum Maaro Dum, Jhootha Hi Sahi, Well Done Abba, Force

    BirthplaceBangalore, India

    NationalityIndia

    Anaitha Nair (born 19 July 1984) is an Indian film and theatre actress and singer, best known for playing the role of Aliya Bose, a member of the Indian women's national hockey team, in the...  more