Actors Famous Film Actors From Kolkata

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

List features items like Satyajit Ray, Riya Sen.

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

Mithun Chakraborty is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kolkata
age 68 Gouranga Chakraborty, better known by his stage name Mithun Chakraborty, informally referred to as Mithun Da, is an Indian film actor, singer, producer, writer, social worker, entrepreneur and a ...more

Shashi Kapoor is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kolkata
age 80 Shashi Kapoor, born as Balbir Raj Prithviraj Kapoor on 18 March 1938, is an Indian film actor and film producer. He has also been a film director and assistant director in the Hindi film ...more

Rani Mukerji is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kolkata
age 40 Rani Mukerji is an Indian actress. Through her Bollywood career, she has become one of the most high-profile celebrities in India, winning several awards, including seven Filmfare Awards. Her ...more

Moushumi Chatterjee is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kolkata
age 65 Moushumi Chatterjee is a Bollywood actress, who has also acted in Bengali cinema. Her on-screen pair with actors like Rajesh Khanna, Shashi Kapoor, Jeetendra, Sanjeev Kumar and Vinod Mehra was ...more

Aanjjan Srivastav is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kolkata
age 70 Aanjjan Srivastav is an Indian film, television and stage actor, associated with Indian People's Theatre Association in Mumbai of which he remained Vice-President for several years. Outside ...more

Jaya Bhaduri Bachchan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kolkata
age 70 Jaya Bhaduri Bachchan is an Indian actress and politician. She is an alumna of the Film and Television Institute of India, Pune. Bachchan is the wife of Amitabh Bachchan, and is the mother of ...more

Mala Sinha is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kolkata
age 82 Mala Sinha is an Indian actress who has worked in Hindi, Bengali and Nepali films. Recognised for her talent and beauty, she went on to become a popular leading actress in Hindi films from the ...more

Uttam Kumar is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kolkata
Died at 54 (1926-1980) Arun Kumar is the brother of Uttam Kumar.

Riya Sen is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kolkata
age 35 Riya Sen is an Indian film actress and model. Riya, who comes from a family of actors including her grandmother Suchitra Sen, mother Moon Moon Sen and sister Raima Sen, began her acting career ...more

Anwar Hussain is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kolkata
Died at 63 (1925-1988) Anwar Hussain was an Indian actor and producer. He was a popular character actor in the 1940s–1970s and acted in over 120 Bollywood films, like Gunga Jumna, Shaheed and Victoria No. 203. He was ...more

Nargis is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kolkata
Died at 52 (1929-1981) Nargis Dutt, born Fatima Rashid but known by her screen name, Nargis, was an Indian film actress. She is widely regarded as one of the greatest actresses in the history of Hindi cinema and the ...more

Victor Bannerjee is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kolkata
age 72 Victor Banerjee is an Indian actor who appears in Hindi, Bengali and English language films. He has worked for prominent directors such as Roman Polanski, James Ivory, Sir David Lean, Jerry ...more

Satyajit Ray is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kolkata
Died at 71 (1921-1992) Satyajit Ray was an Indian filmmaker. He is considered as one of the greatest filmmakers of the 20th century. Ray was born in the city of Calcutta into a Bengali family prominent in the world of ...more

Reemma Sen is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kolkata
age 37 Reema Sen is an Indian actress and model.

Rimi Sen is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kolkata
age 37 Rimi Sen is an Indian actress who appears in Bollywood films.

Sabyasachi Chakraborty is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kolkata
age 62 Sabyasachi Chakrabarty is an actor.

Rituparna Sengupta is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kolkata
age 47 Rituparna Sengupta is an Indian film actress and producer who is known for her work in Bengali, Hindi & Bangladeshi films. Having garnered the National Film Award in 1998 for her work in ...more

Prosenjit Chatterjee is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kolkata
age 56 Prosenjit Chatterjee, professionally known as Proshenjit, is an Indian film actor and producer who works in Bengali and Hindi cinema. His fans affectionately called him as Bumba Da. In rural ...more

Nisha Kothari is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kolkata
age 35 Priyanka Kothari is a film actress.

Nandana Sen is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kolkata
age 51 Nandana Sen is a former film actress, Indian writer, and child-rights activist.

Aparna Sen is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kolkata
age 73 Aparna Sen is an Indian filmmaker, screenwriter and actress. She is the winner of three National Film Awards and nine international film festival awards.

Moon Moon Sen is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kolkata
age 70 Moon Moon Sen is an Indian film actress, known for her works in Bengali, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Marathi and Kannada films. She eventually starred in Bollywood films. She has appeared ...more

Koena Mitra is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kolkata
age 34 Koena Mitra is an Indian actress,model and Beauty Queen who appears in Bollywood films.

Jisshu Sengupta is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kolkata
age 41 Jisshu Sengupta, popularly known as Jisshu, is an Indian actor and television presenter. Though, his real name is Biswaroop Sengupta, he is more famous as Jisshu, his pet name. He is the son of ...more

Jeet is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kolkata
age 40 Jeet is a Bengali film actor, producer and television presenter from Kolkata,India. Jeet began his acting career with the lead role in Saathi directed by Haranath Chakraborty and released in the ...more

Kamalinee Mukherjee is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kolkata
age 38 Kamalinee Mukherjee is an Indian actress. She has predominantly appeared in Telugu films as well as in a few Tamil, Malayalam, Hindi, Bengali and Kannada language films. After graduating with a ...more

Roopa Ganguly is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kolkata
age 52 Roopa Ganguly is an Indian actress, playback singer and politician. She became popular after playing Mahabharat heroine character Draupadi in the hit Television series Mahabharat, and mostly ...more

Mumaith Khan is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kolkata
age 36 Mumaith Khan is an Indian film actress.

Sharad Kapoor is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kolkata
age 42 Sharad Kapoor is an Indian actor, who works in Hindi movies and television. Having debuted in Mera Pyara Bharat in 1994, Kapoor has acted in many films throughout his career, such as Lakshya and

Rahul Dev Burman is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kolkata
Died at 55 (1939-1994) Rahul Dev Burman was an Indian film score composer, who is considered one of the seminal music directors of the Indian film industry. Nicknamed Pancham da, he was the only son of the composer ...more

Marne Maitland is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kolkata
Died at 71 (1920-1991) Marne Maitland was an actor.

Koel Mallick is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kolkata
age 36 Koel Mallick is an Indian film actress who appears in Bengali films.

Srabanti Chatterjee is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kolkata
age 31 Srabanti Chatterjee is a Bengali Film and television actress. She is commonly known by her first name only, Srabanti.

Hrishikesh Mukherjee is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kolkata
Died at 84 (1922-2006) Hrishikesh Mukherjee was a famous Indian film director known for a number of films, including Satyakam, Chupke Chupke, Anupama, Anand, Abhimaan, Guddi, Gol Maal, Aashirwad, Bawarchi, Kissi Se Na ...more

Biplab Chatterjee is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kolkata
Biplab Chattopadhyay is an actor.

Swastika Mukherjee is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kolkata
age 38 Swastika Mukherjee is an Indian actress. She is the daughter of actor Santu Mukherjee. Mukherjee first appeared on screens in the TV serial Devdasi and made her film debut in 2003 in Hemanter ...more

Alka Yagnik is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kolkata
age 52 Alka Yagnik is an Indian playback singer. She is noted in Hindi cinema with a career spanning three decades.She is a record seven-time winner from a record of 35 nominations of the Filmfare ...more

Chhabi Biswas is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kolkata
Died at 62 (1900-1962) Chhabi Biswas was a Bengali character actor, primarily known for his performances in Tapan Sinha's Kabuliwala and Satyajit Ray's films Jalshaghar, Devi and Kanchenjungha. He is the best ...more

Ruma Guha Thakurta is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kolkata
age 84 Ruma Guha Thakurta is a Bengali actress and singer.

Abbas is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kolkata
age 43 Abbas is an actor.

Ranjit Mullick is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kolkata
age 74 Ranjit Mallick is an Indian actor who works mainly in Bengali cinema. He has worked in movies like Guru Dakshina, Amader Songsar, Sathi, Interview, Shatru and Mouchak.

Mamata Shankar is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kolkata
age 63 Mamata Shankar is an actress.

Rituparno Ghosh is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kolkata
Died at 50 (1963-2013) Rituparno Ghosh was an Indian film director, actor, writer and lyricist. After pursuing a degree in economics he started his career as a creative artist at an advertising agency. In 1992, his ...more

Abhishek Chatterjee is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kolkata
age 55 Abhishek Chatterjee is a Bengali film actor.

Sahil Khan is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kolkata
age 42 Sahil Khan is an Indian actor, who appears in Bollywood films. He made his debut in N. Chandra's comedy film, Style, later went on to appear in its sequel, Xcuse Me, and also in Aladin. He ...more

Gita Dey is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kolkata
Died at 80 (1931-2011) Gita Dey was a well-known actress in Bengali film, theatre and Bengali folk theatre. She acted in over two hundred Bengali language films and over two thousand stage shows.

Biswajit Chatterjee is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kolkata
age 82 Biswajeet Chatterjee is an actor.

Satabdi Roy is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kolkata
age 49 Satabdi Roy is an Indian actress and politician from West Bengal. She has been acting since 1986 in the Bengali cinema and serving as a Member of Parliament since 2009.

Krishnakant is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kolkata
age 96 Krishnakant is an actor and film director.

Jackky Bhagnani is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kolkata
age 34 Jackky Bhagnani is an Indian actor working in Bollywood films. He is the son of Indian producer Vashu Bhagnani. He made his acting debut with Kal Kissne Dekha in 2009. He will next be seen in ...more