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Famous Film Actors From Gujarat

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List of famous movie actors & actresses who were born in Gujarat, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Some of these celebrities weren't necessarily born in Gujarat, as in some cases Gujarat may only be their hometown and not necessarily their birthplace. If you're from Gujarat 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 Gujarat, but this list highlights only names of actors and actresses.

Everything from Sanjeev Kumar to Nirupa Roy is included on this list.

This list answers the questions, "Which actors are from Gujarat?" and "Which famous actors were born in Gujarat?"
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Paresh Rawal is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Actors From Gujarat
Age 68, Credits: Har Dil Jo Pyar Karega, Andaz Apna Apna & Swarg

Birthplace: India, Mumbai

Nationality: India

Paresh Rawal (born 30 May 1955) is an Indian film actor, comedian and politician known for his works notably in Bollywood. He was a member of parliament in the Lok Sabha of the Indian Parliament ...more
Sanjeev Kumar is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Actors From Gujarat
Sanjeev Kumar Dec. at 47 (1938-1985), Credits: Sholay, The Chess Players & Aap Ki Kasam

Birthplace: Eurasia, India, Gujarat, Surat, Surat district

Nationality: India

Sanjeev Kumar (born Harihar Jethalal Jariwala; 9 July 1938 – 6 November 1985) was an Indian film actor. He won several major awards including two National Film Awards for Best Actor for his ...more
Bindu is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Actors From Gujarat
Age 67, Credits: Om Shanti Om, Hum Aapke Hain Kaun...! & Do Raaste

Birthplace: India, Valsad

Nationality: India

Bindu (born 17 April 1941) is an actress in Indian cinema who was popular in the 1970s, receiving several award nominations. She has acted in over 160 movies in a career that spanned four ...more
Nirupa Roy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From Gujarat
Dec. at 73 (1931-2004), Credits: Deewaar, Aaina & Roti

Birthplace: India, Valsad

Nationality: India

Nirupa Roy (born Kokila Kishorechandra Bulsara; Gujarati: નિરુપા રોય; 4 January 1931 – 13 October 2004) was an Indian actress who appeared in Hindi films. Roy was mostly known for portraying ...more
Dina Pathak is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From Gujarat
Dec. at 80 (1922-2002), Credits: Devdas, Aap Ki Kasam & Lajja

Birthplace: India, Amreli

Nationality: India

Dina Pathak (née Gandhi; 4 March 1922 – 11 October 2002) was an Indian actor and director of Gujarati theatre and also a film actor. She also was an activist and remained the President of ...more
Manmohan Krishna is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From Gujarat
Dec. at 68 (1922-1990), Credits: Raja Rani, Namak Haraam & Vijay

Birthplace: Lahore, Pakistan

Nationality: India

Manmohan is an actor.
Parveen Babi is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Actors From Gujarat
Dec. at 56 (1949-2005), Credits: Deewaar, Kaala Patthar & Shaan

Birthplace: Junagadh, India

Nationality: India

Parveen Babi (4 April 1949 – 20 January 2005) was an Indian film actress, model, and an interior designer. She is most remembered for her appearances in popular commercial films and playing ...more
Prachi Desai is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Actors From Gujarat
Prachi Desai Age 30, Credits: Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai, Life Partner & Teri Meri Kahaani

Birthplace: Surat, India

Nationality: India

Prachi Desai (born 12 September 1988) is an Indian Bollywood film actress and former television actress. She started her television career as lead protagonist in the successful TV drama Kasamh ...more

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Farooq Shaikh is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Actors From Gujarat
Dec. at 65 (1948-2013), Credits: The Chess Players, Toofan & Faasle

Birthplace: India

Nationality: India

Farooq Sheikh (25 March 1948 − 28 December 2013) was an Indian actor, philanthropist and television presenter. He was best known for his work in Hindi films from 1977 to 1989 and for his work in ...more
Himesh Reshammiya is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From Gujarat
Age 45, Credits: Karzzzz, Kajraare & Damadamm!

Birthplace: India, Mumbai

Nationality: India

Himesh Reshammiya (born 23 July 1973) is an Indian actor, music director, lyricist, composer, producer, singer, screenwriter and film distributor who predominantly works in Bollywood film

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Rohit Roy is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From Gujarat
Age 50, Credits: Shootout at Lokhandwala, Plan & Ek Khiladi Ek Haseena

Birthplace: India, Nagpur

Nationality: India

Rohit Roy is an Indian television star, known for his role in Hindi television serials such as Des Mein Niklla Hoga Chand and Swabhimaan. Besides working in television series, Rohit has also ...more
Namitha Kapoor is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From Gujarat
Age 37, Credits: Billa, Azhagiya Tamil Magan & Gemeni

Birthplace: India, Surat

Nationality: India

Namitha is an Indian film actress who has predominantly been active in the South Indian film industry. She competed in the Miss India 2001 pageant, before making her film debut through the ...more
Dilip Joshi is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From Gujarat
Age 53, Credits: Hum Aapke Hain Kaun...!, Maine Pyar Kiya & Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani

Birthplace: Porbandar, India

Nationality: India

Dilip Joshi (born 26 May 1968) is an Indian film and television actor. He has appeared in a number of serials as well as films and is prominently known for his role of Jethalal Gada in the ...more
Shruti Seth is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Actors From Gujarat
Age 41, Credits: Slumdog Millionaire, Fanaa & Tara Rum Pam Pam

Birthplace: Mumbai, India

Nationality: India

Shruti Seth is an Indian actress and a television VJ, born and brought up in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Seth rose to fame for her role as Jiya Malhotra in Star Plus' hit comedy series Shararat. Her ...more
Dinesh Lamba is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From Gujarat
Age 43, Credits: Billa II, Aitraaz & Phir Hera Pheri

Birthplace: Jambuda

Nationality: India

Dinesh Lamba (born 1976) is an Indian film actor mainly acting in Bollywood. He is primarily seen in supporting roles and has appeared in over 20 Hindi and Tamil films and several television ...more
Disha Vakani is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From Gujarat
Age 40, Credits: Devdas, Jodhaa Akbar & Mangal Pandey: The Rising

Birthplace: India, Ahmedabad

Nationality: India

Disha Vakani (born 17 September 1978) is an Indian film and television actress. She started her career as a stage actress in Gujarati theatre like Kamal Patel v/s Dhamal Patel and Lali Lila. She ...more
Isha Sharvani is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From Gujarat
Age 34, Credits: Maattrraan, Luck by Chance & David

Birthplace: Gujarat, India

Nationality: India

Isha Sharvani (born 29 September 1984 in Gujarat, India) is an Indian Contemporary dancer and actress. She is known for her stylistic Indian contemporary and aerial dance performances. She has ...more
Sohrab Modi is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From Gujarat
Dec. at 87 (1897-1984), Credits: Razia Sultan, Raj Hath & Ek Nari Ek Brahmachari

Birthplace: Eurasia, India, Gujarat

Nationality: India

Sohrab Modi (1897–1984) was an Indian Parsi stage and film actor, director and producer. His films include Khoon Ka Khoon (1935), a version of Shakespeare's Hamlet, Sikandar, Pukar, Prithvi ...more
Mallika Sarabhai is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From Gujarat
Age 64, Credits: Dany, Katha & Himalay Se Ooncha

Birthplace: Ahmedabad, India

Nationality: India

Mallika Sarabhai (born 9 May 1954) is an activist and Indian classical dancer and actress from Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. Daughter of a classical dancer Mrinalini Sarabhai and space scientist ...more
Ajay Jadeja is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From Gujarat
Age 48, Credits: Khel – No Ordinary Game and Pal Pal Dil Ke Ssaat

Birthplace: India, Jamnagar

Nationality: India

Ajaysinhji Jadeja (pronunciation born 1 February 1971), known as Ajay Jadeja, is an Indian former professional cricketer, who was a regular member of the Indian cricket team between 1992 and ...more
Kal Parekh is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Actors From Gujarat
Age 36, Credits: New Year's Eve, Unthinkable & Tara Rum Pam Pam

Birthplace: India, Gujarat

Nationality: India, United States of America

Kal Parekh is a film actor.
Apara Mehta is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Actors From Gujarat
Age 58, Credits: Chori Chori Chupke Chupke and Just Married

Birthplace: India, Bhavnagar

Nationality: India

Apara Mehta (born 13 August 1960) is an Indian television and Bollywood actress known for her supporting roles like Savita Mansukh Virani in the iconic show Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi.
Jatin Kanakia is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Actors From Gujarat
Jatin Kanakia Dec. at 46 (1953-1999), Credits: Hum Saath-Saath Hain, Vishwavidhaata & Khoobsurat

Birthplace: India, Mumbai

Nationality: India

Jatin Kanakia was an Indian actor. Best known for comedy roles, his career ranged from working in Gujarati plays, Hindi television shows and Hindi Bollywood movies. His skill and success earned ...more
Vijaya Mehta is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Actors From Gujarat
Age 84, Credits: Kalyug, Party & Rao Saheb

Birthplace: Vadodara, India

Nationality: India

Vijaya Mehta (born 4 November 1934) is a noted Indian film and theatre director and also an actor in many films from the Parallel Cinema. She is a founder member of Mumbai-based theatre group, ...more
Abhijat Joshi is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Actors From Gujarat
Abhijat Joshi Age 49, Credits: Kareeb

Birthplace: Ahmedabad, India

Nationality: India

Abhijat Joshi (born 1969) is an Indian academic and screenwriter particularly known for his work with Vinod Chopra Productions, as the screenwriter for Lage Raho Munna Bhai (2006),3 Idiots ...more