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Famous Film Actors From Peshawar

Updated October 13, 2018 9.1k views15 items

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

Items include everything from Raj Kapoor to Vinod Khanna.

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

    Dec. at 92 (1920-2012)

    Films Acted InDilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Raja Rani, Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham, Kal Ho Naa Ho, Na Tum Jaano Na Hum

    BirthplacePeshawar, Pakistan

    NationalityIndia

    ChildrenJyotin

    Achala Sachdev (3 May 1920 – 30 April 2012) was an Indian film actress who appeared in classic... more on Wikipedia
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    Ajab Gul (Pashto: عجب گل) is a Pakistani actor turned film director, producer and music... more on Wikipedia
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    Amjad Khan

    Amjad Khan

    Dec. at 46 (1946-1992)

    Films Acted InSholay, The Chess Players, Naseeb, Sitapur Ki Geeta, Vikram

    BirthplacePeshawar, Pakistan

    NationalityIndia

    ParentsJayant

    ChildrenAhlam Khan, Seemaab Khan, Shadaab Khan

    Amjad Khan may refer to people named: Amjad Khan (actor) (1940–1992), was an Indian actor and... more on Wikipedia
  • 4
    Dilip Kumar

    Films Acted InThe Emperor of the Mughals, Devdas, Shakti, Sunghursh, Ram Aur Shyam

    BirthplacePeshawar, Pakistan, Eurasia, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

    NationalityIndia

    ParentsLala Ghulam Sarwar

    Muhammad Yusuf Khan (born 11 December 1922), known professionally as Dilip Kumar, is an Indian... more on Wikipedia
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    Jayant

    Jayant

    Dec. at 60 (1915-1975)

    Films Acted InDo Raaste, Sunghursh, Madhumati, Zindagi, Heer Raanjha

    BirthplacePeshawar, Pakistan

    NationalityPakistan, India

    ChildrenAmjad Khan, Imtiaz Khan, Inayat Khan

    In Hindu mythology, Jayanta (Sanskrit: जयन्त, "victorious"), also spelled as Jayanta, is the... more on Wikipedia
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    Prithviraj Kapoor

    Prithviraj Kapoor

    Dec. at 66 (1906-1972)

    Films Acted InThe Emperor of the Mughals, Zindagi, Heer Raanjha, Kal Aaj Aur Kal, Awara

    BirthplaceSamundri, Pakistan

    NationalityIndia

    ParentsDewan Basheswarnath Singh Kapoor

    ChildrenRaj Kapoor, Shammi Kapoor, Shashi Kapoor, Urmila Sial Kapoor, Devi Kapoor

    Prithviraj Kapoor (3 November 1906 – 29 May 1972) born Prithvinath Kapoor, was a pioneer of... more on Wikipedia
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    Najeebullah Anjum

    Age: 64

    Films Acted InIn the Name of God

    BirthplacePeshawar, Pakistan

    Najeebullah Anjum (born 1955) is a Pakistani film and TV actor. He was born in Peshawar, and... more on Wikipedia
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    Prem Nath

    Prem Nath

    Dec. at 66 (1926-1992)

    Films Acted InBobby, Ishq Ishq Ishq, Jaani Dushman, Baharon Ke Sapne, Johny Mera Naam

    BirthplacePeshawar, Pakistan

    NationalityIndia

    ChildrenKailash Nath, Prem Krishen

    Premnath Malhotra (21 November 1926 – 3 November 1992) was an Indian actor.
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    Qavi Khan

    Age: 72

    Films Acted InTiger Gang, Mohabbat Zindagi Hai, Society Girl

    BirthplacePeshawar, Pakistan

    NationalityPakistan

    Qavi Khan is an actor.
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    Raj Kapoor

    Raj Kapoor

    Dec. at 64 (1924-1988)

    Films Acted InNaseeb, Sangam, Jis Desh Mein Ganga Behti Hai, Dharam Karam, Chhalia

    BirthplacePeshawar, Pakistan, Eurasia, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

    NationalityIndia

    ParentsPrithviraj Kapoor, Ramsarni Mehra Kapoor

    ChildrenRitu Nanda, Reema Kapoor, Rishi Kapoor, Rajiv Kapoor, Randhir Kapoor

    Raj Kapoor (14 December 1924 – 2 June 1988) was an Indian film actor, producer and director of... more on Wikipedia
  • 11

    Films Acted InIn the Name of God, Kyun Tum Say Itna Pyar Hai, Qayamat – A Love Triangle In Afghanistan, Kandahar Break, Baby

    BirthplacePeshawar, Pakistan

    NationalityPakistan

    Rasheed Naz (born 9 September 1948) is a Pakistani film and television actor. He was born in... more on Wikipedia
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    Rauf Khalid

    Dec. at 54 (1957-2011)

    BirthplacePeshawar, Pakistan

    Abdul Rauf Khalid (Urdu: عبدالرؤف خالد‎; 19 December 1957 in Peshawar – 24 November 2011) was... more on Wikipedia
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    Trilok Kapoor was an actor.
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    Vinod Khanna

    Films Acted InKudrat, Guddi, Wanted, Parichay, Sachaa Jhutha

    BirthplacePeshawar, Pakistan

    NationalityIndia

    ParentsKishanchand Khanna, Kamla Khanna

    ChildrenSakshi Khanna, Akshaye Khanna, Rahul Khanna, Shraddha Khanna

    Vinod Khanna (6 October 1946 – 27 April 2017) was an Indian actor, film producer and... more on Wikipedia
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    Zia Sarhadi

    Dec. at 83 (1914-1997)

    Films Acted InManmohan

    BirthplacePeshawar, Pakistan

    NationalityPakistan

    ChildrenKhayyam Sarhadi

    Zia Sarhadi was a film director and screenwriter.