Entertainment Famous Film Actors From Uttar Pradesh

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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?"

Amitabh Bachchan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Actors From Uttar Pradesh
age 76
Amitabh Harivansh Bachchan is an Indian film actor. He first gained popularity in the early 1970s for movies like Deewar and Zanjeer, and was dubbed India's first "angry young man" for ...more

Iftekhar is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Actors From Uttar Pradesh
Died at 75 (1920-1995)
Iftekhar Khan, often mononymously credited as Iftekhar was a character actor in Bollywood films, especially known for his roles as police officers.

Naseeruddin Shah is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Actors From Uttar Pradesh
age 68
Naseeruddin Shah is an Indian film and stage actor and director, and a prominent figure in Indian parallel cinema. Shah has won numerous awards in his career, including three National Film ...more

Rajpal Yadav is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From Uttar Pradesh
age 47
Rajpal Yadav is an Indian film actor,comedian, known for his comic roles in Hindi cinema.

Dalip Tahil is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From Uttar Pradesh
age 66
Dalip Tahil is an Indian film, television and theatre actor. He did his schooling from the elite Sherwood College in Nainital, India. After attending Aligarh Muslim University for a year, he ...more

Bharat Bhushan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From Uttar Pradesh
Died at 72 (1920-1992)
Bharat Bhushan was an Indian Bollywood actor, scriptwriter and producer, who is best remembered for playing Baiju Bawra in the 1952 film of the same name. He was born in Meerut, and brought up ...more

Leela Mishra is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Actors From Uttar Pradesh
Died at 80 (1908-1988)
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
Died at 76 (1934-2010)
Sujit Kumar, 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 Bhojpuri. From the late ...more

Raza Murad is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Actors From Uttar Pradesh
age 72
Raza Murad is an Indian actor working primarily in Hindi films. He has acted in over 200 Bollywood films. He has portrayed a wide variety of roles from sympathetic brothers and brotherly figures ...more

Himani Shivpuri is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From Uttar Pradesh
age 58
Himani Bhatt Shivpuri is an Indian actress, known for her supportive 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
Saurabh Shukla is an Indian film, theatre and television actor, director and screenwriter. He is best known for his work in films like Satya, Barfi!, Jolly LLB, Kick, and PK. In 2014, he won the ...more

Shabana Azmi is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From Uttar Pradesh
age 67
Shabana Azmi is an Indian actress of film, television and theatre. An alumna of the Film and Television Institute of India of Pune, she made her film debut in 1974 and soon became one of the ...more

Raj Babbar is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From Uttar Pradesh
age 66
Raj Babbar is a Hindi and Punjabi film actor since 1979 and politician belonging to Indian National Congress party. He unsuccessfully contested against Gen. V. K. Singh of BJP from Ghaziabad in ...more

K.N. Singh is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Actors From Uttar Pradesh
Died at 92 (1908-2000)
Krishan Niranjan Sigh, 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 stretching from 1936 to the late

Tuntun is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From Uttar Pradesh
Died at 80 (1923-2003)
Tun Tun was the screen name of Indian playback singer and actress-comedian, Uma Devi Khatri, who is often called the 'first woman comedienne of Hindi cinema'.

Lara Dutta is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From Uttar Pradesh
age 40
Lara Dutta Bhupathi is an Indian actress and model who was crowned Miss Universe 2000 and Miss Intercontinental 1997. She was the second woman from India to be crowned Miss Universe, and has ...more

Poonam Dhillon is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From Uttar Pradesh
age 56
Poonam Dhillon is an Indian Hindi film, theatre and TV actress. A former Femina Miss India, Dhillon has acted in over 80 films. She is best known for her 1979 film, Noorie, for her six films ...more

Archana Puran Singh is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From Uttar Pradesh
age 56
Archana Puran Singh is an Indian television presenter, personality and film actress. She is best known for comedy roles in Bollywood movies and as a judge on comedy shows, like Sony TV India's ...more

Sushant Singh is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From Uttar Pradesh
age 46
Sushant Singh is an Indian film and television actor and television presenter. Born in Bijnor, Singh was educated at GB Pant Inter College Bhowali and a residential public school in Nainital and ...more

Jimmy Shergill is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From Uttar Pradesh
age 48
Jimmy Shergill is an Indian actor and film producer who works in Hindi and Punjabi films.

Zohra Sehgal is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Actors From Uttar Pradesh
Died at 102 (1912-2014)
Zohra Sehgal was an Indian actress and choreographer. Sehgal started her career as a dancer in Uday Shankar's troupe, performing in countries like the United States and Japan. She went on to ...more

Cliff Richard is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Actors From Uttar Pradesh
age 78
Sir Cliff Richard OBE is a British pop singer, musician, performer, actor and philanthropist. He has been a resident for most of his life in the United Kingdom, but in 2010 confirmed that he is ...more

Padma Khanna is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Actors From Uttar Pradesh
age 69
Padma Khanna is an Indian actress, dancer and director. She appeared mainly in Hindi and Bhojpuri films in the 1970 and 80s. In television, she is most remembered for her role in movie ...more

Bipin Gupta is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Actors From Uttar Pradesh
Died at 76 (1905-1981)
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
Anupam Shyam is an Indian film and television actor, who usually plays villainous roles. He is well known for his role of Thakur Sajjan Singh in ths STAR Plus TV series Mann Kee Awaaz Pratigya. ...more