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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 69
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 81
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 41
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 66
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 71
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 71
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 83
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
Dec. 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 36
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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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 73
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
Dec. 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 38
Reema Sen is an Indian actress and model.
Rimi Sen is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kolkata
age 38
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 63
Sabyasachi Chakrabarty is an actor.
Rituparna Sengupta is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kolkata
age 48
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 57
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 36
Priyanka Kothari is a film actress.
Nandana Sen is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kolkata
age 52
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 74
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 71
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 35
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 42
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 41
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