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Famous Film Actors From Uttar Pradesh

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Updated October 13, 2018 176.7k views 135 items

There's a great deal of famous movie actors & actresses who were born in Uttar Pradesh, and you can find them listed alphabetically with photos below. Some of these celebrities weren't necessarily born in Uttar Pradesh, as in some cases Uttar Pradesh may only be their hometown and not necessarily their birthplace. If you're from Uttar Pradesh 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 Uttar Pradesh, but this list highlights only names of actors and actresses.

Such famous actors include the likes of Amitabh Bachchan, Cliff Richard and many more, answering the questions, "Which actors are from Uttar Pradesh?" and "Which famous actors were born in Uttar Pradesh?"

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Amitabh Bachchan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Actors From Uttar Pradesh
Age 76, Credits: The Great Gatsby, Veer-Zaara & Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham

Birthplace: Allahabad, India

Nationality: India

Children: Abhishek Bachchan, Shweta Bachchan-Nanda

Amitabh Bachchan (pronounced [əmɪˈtaːbʱ ˈbətʃːən]; born Inquilaab Srivastava; 11 October 1942) is an Indian film actor, film producer, television host, occasional playback singer and former ...more

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Iftekhar is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Actors From Uttar Pradesh
Dec. at 75 (1920-1995), Credits: Raja Rani, Sholay & Deewaar

Birthplace: Sialkot, Pakistan

Nationality: India

Sayaddana Iftekhar Ahmed Shareef, often mononymously credited as Iftekhar, (22 February 1920 – 4 March 1995), was an Indian actor who mainly worked in Hindi cinema. He is especially known for ...more
Naseeruddin Shah is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Actors From Uttar Pradesh
Age 68, Credits: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Monsoon Wedding & Hey Ram

Birthplace: Barabanki district, Eurasia, Uttar Pradesh, India, Barabanki city

Nationality: India

Children: Heeba Shah, Imaad Shah, Vivaan Shah

Naseeruddin Shah (born 20 July 1949) is an Indian film and stage actor and director in the Hindi language film industry. He is considered among the finest actors of India and is a prominent ...more
Rajpal Yadav is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From Uttar Pradesh
Rajpal Yadav Age 47, Credits: Kal Ho Naa Ho, Partner & Riddle

Birthplace: Shahjahanpur district, Eurasia, Uttar Pradesh, India, Shahjahanpur

Nationality: India

Rajpal Yadav is an Indian film actor, producer and politician known for his comic roles in Bollywood. Throughout his career, he established himself as one of the most popular and influential ...more
Dalip Tahil is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From Uttar Pradesh
Age 66, Credits: Gandhi, Chori Chori Chupke Chupke & Partner

Birthplace: Agra, India

Nationality: India

Dalip Tahil (born 30 October 1952 as Dilip Ghansham Jethanand Tahilramani) is an Indian film, television and theatre actor. He studied at Sherwood College in Nainital, India. After attending ...more
Bharat Bhushan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From Uttar Pradesh
Dec. at 72 (1920-1992), Credits: Swarg, Khoon Pasina & Nastik

Birthplace: India, Meerut

Nationality: India

Children: Anuradha Bhushan, Aparijitha Bhushan

Bharat Bhushan Bhalla (14 June 1920 – 27 January 1992) was an Indian actor in Hindi language films, scriptwriter and producer, who is best remembered for playing Baiju Bawra in the 1952 film of ...more
Leela Mishra is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Actors From Uttar Pradesh
Dec. at 80 (1908-1988), Credits: Sholay, The Chess Players & Mehbooba

Birthplace: India, Jais

Nationality: India

Leela Mishra was an Indian film actress, who worked as a character actor in over 200 Hindi films for five decades, eventually playing stock characters like aunts. She is most known for her role ...more
Sujit Kumar is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Actors From Uttar Pradesh
Dec. at 76 (1934-2010), Credits: Mehbooba, Aakraman & Shaan

Birthplace: India, Varanasi

Nationality: India

Children: Jatin Kumar, Heena Kumar

Sujit Kumar (born Shamsher Singh; 7 February 1934 – 5 February 2010) was an Indian film actor and producer. He appeared in over 150 Hindi films in the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s, and 25 films in ...more
Raza Murad is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Actors From Uttar Pradesh
Age 68, Credits: Jodhaa Akbar, Namak Haraam & Sitapur Ki Geeta

Birthplace: India, Mumbai

Nationality: India

Children: Ali Murad, Ayesha Murad

Raza Murad (born 23 November 1950) is an Indian actor working primarily in Hindi films. He has acted in over 250 Bollywood films, he also featured in a few Bhojpuri and other regional language ...more
Himani Shivpuri is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From Uttar Pradesh
Age 58, Credits: Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham & Kuch Kuch Hota Hai

Birthplace: India, Dehradun

Nationality: India

Children: Katyayan Shivpuri

Himani Bhatt Shivpuri (born 24 October 1960) is an Indian actress known for her supporting roles in Bollywood films and Hindi soap operas.
Saurabh Shukla is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From Uttar Pradesh
Age 55, Credits: Slumdog Millionaire, Hey Ram & Anniyan

Birthplace: Gorakhpur, Eurasia, Uttar Pradesh, India

Nationality: India

Saurabh Shukla (born 5 March 1963) is an Indian film, theatre and television actor and director. He is famous for his roles in Satya (1998), Barfi! (2012), Jolly LLB (2013), Kick (2014), PK ...more
Shabana Azmi is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From Uttar Pradesh
Age 68, Credits: The Chess Players, Om Shanti Om & Karm

Birthplace: India, Hyderabad

Nationality: India

Children: Zoya Akhtar, Farhan Akhtar

Shabana Azmi (born 18 September 1950) is an Indian actress of film, television and theatre. The daughter of poet Kaifi Azmi and stage actress Shaukat Azmi, she is an alumna of Film and ...more
Raj Babbar is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From Uttar Pradesh
Age 66, Credits: Indian, Vijay & Bunty Aur Babli

Birthplace: Firozabad district, Eurasia, Tundla, Uttar Pradesh, India

Nationality: India

Children: Juhi Babbar, Arya Babbar, Prateek Babbar

Raj Babbar (born 23 June 1952) is a Hindi and Punjabi film actor and politician belonging to Indian National Congress. He has been a three-time member of the Lok Sabha and a two-time member of ...more
K.N. Singh is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Actors From Uttar Pradesh
Dec. at 92 (1908-2000), Credits: Dushman, Prem Kahani & Mere Jeevan Saathi

Birthplace: India, Dehradun

Nationality: India

Krishan Niranjan ( 1 September 1908 – 31 January 2000), known as K. N. Singh in Indian cinema, was a prominent villain and character actor. He appeared in over 200 Hindi films over a long career ...more
Tuntun is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From Uttar Pradesh
Dec. at 80 (1923-2003), Credits: China Town, Aakhri Khat & Dil Daulat Duniya

Birthplace: Uttar Pradesh, India

Nationality: India

Tun Tun (11 July 1923 – 24 November 2003) was the screen name of Indian playback singer and actress-comedian, Uma Devi Khatri, who was called "Hindi cinema's first-ever comedienne".
Lara Dutta is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From Uttar Pradesh
Age 40, Credits: Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi, Om Shanti Om & Jhoom Barabar Jhoom

Birthplace: Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India

Nationality: India

Children: Saira Bhupathi

Lara Dutta (born 16 April 1978) is an Indian actress, model and beauty queen who was crowned Miss Intercontinental 1997 and Miss Universe 2000. Dutta made her debut with Andaaz (2003), which won ...more

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Poonam Dhillon is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From Uttar Pradesh
Age 56, Credits: Kaala Patthar, Trishul & Yavarum Nalam

Birthplace: India, Kanpur

Nationality: India

Children: Anmol Thakeria, Paloma Thakeria

Poonam Dhillon (born 18 April 1962) is an Indian Hindi film, theatre and TV actress and politician. A former Femina Miss India (1977), Dhillon has acted in over 80 films. She is best known for ...more
Archana Puran Singh is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From Uttar Pradesh
Age 56, Credits: Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Krrish & Mohabbatein

Birthplace: India, Dehradun

Nationality: India

Children: Aaryamann, Ayushman

Archana Puran Singh (born 26 September 1962) is an Indian television presenter and film actress. She is best known for comedy roles in Bollywood movies and as a judge on comedy shows, like Sony ...more
Sushant Singh is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From Uttar Pradesh
Sushant Singh Age 46, Credits: Lakshya, Ram Gopal Varma's Indian Flames & Josh

Birthplace: India, Bijnor

Nationality: India

Sushant Singh (born 9 March 1972) is an Indian film, character actor, television actor and presenter known for his works predominantly in Hindi cinema. He made his film debut in 1998 with Ram ...more
Jimmy Shergill is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From Uttar Pradesh
Age 48, Credits: A Wednesday!, Hum Tum & Mohabbatein

Birthplace: India, Gorakhpur

Nationality: India

Children: Veer Shergill

Jasjit Singh Gill (born 3 December 1970), better known as Jimmy Sheirgill, is an Indian actor and film producer who works in Hindi and Punjabi films. Sheirgill started his acting career in 1996 ...more
Zohra Sehgal is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Actors From Uttar Pradesh
Dec. at 102 (1912-2014), Credits: Bend It like Beckham, Veer-Zaara & Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham

Birthplace: Saharanpur, India

Nationality: India

Children: Kiran Segal, Pawan Segal, Kiran Segal

Zohra Segal (27 April 1912 – 10 July 2014) was an Indian actress, dancer, and choreographer. Segal started her career as a dancer in Uday Shankar's troupe, performing in countries such as the ...more
Cliff Richard is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Actors From Uttar Pradesh
Age 78, Credits: Xanadu, Children of God & Thunderbirds Are Go

Birthplace: India, Lucknow

Nationality: India, United Kingdom

Sir Cliff Richard (born 14 October 1940) is a British pop singer, musician, performer, actor and philanthropist. Richard has sold more than 250 million records worldwide. He has total sales of ...more

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Padma Khanna is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Actors From Uttar Pradesh
Age 69, Credits: Chhailla Babu, Johny Mera Naam & Sunghursh

Birthplace: Varanasi, India

Nationality: India

Children: Neha Sidana, Akshar Sidana

Padma Khanna is an Indian actress, dancer and director. She appeared mainly in Hindi and Bhojpuri films in the 1970s and 1980s. She is most remembered for her role in the film Saudagar with ...more
Bipin Gupta is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Actors From Uttar Pradesh
Dec. at 76 (1905-1981), Credits: Maalik, Amar Deep & Khilona

Birthplace: India, Meerut

Nationality: India

Bipin Gupta was an Indian actor and artist during the 1930s and 1960s. He acted in Bengali cinema and Hindi cinema, in notable films like Baiju Bawra, Jagriti, some Gemini and Vasu Menon Films ...more
Anupam Shyam is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Actors From Uttar Pradesh
Age 61, Credits: Slumdog Millionaire, Little Buddha & Bunty Aur Babli

Birthplace: India, Dispur

Nationality: India

Anupam Shyam (born Anupam Shyam Saikia on 20 September 1957) is an Indian film and television actor, who usually plays villainous roles. He is well known for his role of Thakur Sajjan Singh in ...more