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Famous Film Actors From Uttar Pradesh

Updated October 13, 2018 181.3k views135 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

    Films Acted InThe Great Gatsby, Veer-Zaara, Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham, Sholay, The Chess Players

    BirthplaceAllahabad, India

    NationalityIndia

    ChildrenAbhishek Bachchan, Shweta Bachchan-Nanda

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  • Iftekhar

    Iftekhar

    Dec. at 75 (1920-1995)

    Films Acted InRaja Rani, Sholay, Deewaar, Karm, Ishq Ishq Ishq

    BirthplaceSialkot, Pakistan

    NationalityIndia

    Sayaddana Iftekhar Ahmed Shareef, often mononymously credited as Iftekhar, (22 February 1920 –... more on Wikipedia
  • Naseeruddin Shah

    Films Acted InThe League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Monsoon Wedding, Hey Ram, A Wednesday!, Krrish

    BirthplaceBarabanki city, India

    NationalityIndia

    ChildrenHeeba Shah, Imaad Shah, Vivaan Shah

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  • Rajpal Yadav

    Rajpal Yadav

    Age: 49

    Films Acted InKal Ho Naa Ho, Partner, Riddle, Baabul, Mujhse Shaadi Karogi

    BirthplaceIndia, Shahjahanpur

    NationalityIndia

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  • Dalip Tahil

    Films Acted InGandhi, Chori Chori Chupke Chupke, Partner, Baazigar, Shaan

    BirthplaceAgra, India

    NationalityIndia

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  • Bharat Bhushan

    Bharat Bhushan

    Dec. at 72 (1920-1992)

    Films Acted InSwarg, Khoon Pasina, Nastik, Chandni, Sharaabi

    BirthplaceMeerut, India

    NationalityIndia

    ChildrenAnuradha Bhushan, Aparijitha Bhushan

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  • Leela Mishra

    Leela Mishra

    Dec. at 80 (1908-1988)

    Films Acted InSholay, The Chess Players, Mehbooba, Sadma, Parichay

    BirthplaceIndia, Jais

    NationalityIndia

    Leela Mishra was an Indian film actress, who worked as a character actor in over 200 Hindi... more on Wikipedia
  • Sujit Kumar

    Sujit Kumar

    Dec. at 76 (1934-2010)

    Films Acted InMehbooba, Aakraman, Shaan, Amar Prem, Roti

    BirthplaceIndia, Varanasi

    NationalityIndia

    ChildrenJatin Kumar, Heena Kumar

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  • Raza Murad

    Raza Murad

    Age: 73

    Films Acted InJodhaa Akbar, Namak Haraam, Sitapur Ki Geeta, New Delhi, Dil Aashna Hai (1992)

    BirthplaceIndia, Mumbai

    NationalityIndia

    ChildrenAli Murad, Ayesha Murad

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  • Himani Shivpuri

    Films Acted InDilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Hum Aapke Hain Kaun...!, Mujhse Dosti Karoge!

    BirthplaceDehradun, India

    NationalityIndia

    ChildrenKatyayan Shivpuri

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  • Saurabh Shukla

    Films Acted InSlumdog Millionaire, Hey Ram, Anniyan, Mohabbatein, Yuva

    BirthplaceGorakhpur, Eurasia, Uttar Pradesh, India

    NationalityIndia

    Saurabh Shukla (born 5 March 1963) is an Indian film, theatre and television actor and... more on Wikipedia
  • Shabana Azmi

    Films Acted InThe Chess Players, Om Shanti Om, Karm, Ishq Ishq Ishq, Thodisi Bewafaii

    BirthplaceHyderabad, India

    NationalityIndia

    ChildrenZoya Akhtar, Farhan Akhtar

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  • Raj Babbar

    Raj Babbar

    Age: 67

    Films Acted InIndian, Vijay, Bunty Aur Babli, Agar Tum Na Hote, Bodyguard

    BirthplaceFirozabad district, Eurasia, Tundla, Uttar Pradesh, India

    NationalityIndia

    ChildrenJuhi Babbar, Arya Babbar, Prateek Babbar

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  • K.N. Singh

    K.N. Singh

    Dec. at 92 (1908-2000)

    Films Acted InDushman, Prem Kahani, Mere Jeevan Saathi, Dostana, Hathi Mere Sathi

    BirthplaceIndia, Dehradun

    NationalityIndia

    Krishan Niranjan ( 1 September 1908 – 31 January 2000), known as K. N. Singh in Indian cinema,... more on Wikipedia
  • Tuntun

    Tuntun

    Dec. at 80 (1923-2003)

    Films Acted InChina Town, Aakhri Khat, Dil Daulat Duniya, Pyaasa, Mr. & Mrs. '55

    BirthplaceUttar Pradesh, India

    NationalityIndia

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  • Lara Dutta

    Lara Dutta

    Age: 42

    Films Acted InRab Ne Bana Di Jodi, Om Shanti Om, Jhoom Barabar Jhoom, Partner, Don 2

    BirthplaceGhaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India

    NationalityIndia

    ChildrenSaira Bhupathi

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  • Poonam Dhillon

    Films Acted InKaala Patthar, Trishul, Yavarum Nalam, Dil Bole Hadippa!, Nishaan

    BirthplaceIndia, Kanpur

    NationalityIndia

    ChildrenAnmol Thakeria, Paloma Thakeria

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  • Archana Puran Singh

    Films Acted InKuch Kuch Hota Hai, Krrish, Mohabbatein, De Dana Dan, Raja Hindustani

    BirthplaceIndia, Dehradun

    NationalityIndia

    ChildrenAaryamann, Ayushman

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  • Sushant Singh

    Sushant Singh

    Age: 47

    Films Acted InLakshya, Ram Gopal Varma's Indian Flames, Josh, Paathshaala, The Legend of Bhagat Singh

    BirthplaceIndia, Bijnor

    NationalityIndia

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  • Jimmy Shergill

    Films Acted InA Wednesday!, Hum Tum, Mohabbatein, My Name Is Khan, Munna Bhai M.B.B.S.

    BirthplaceIndia, Gorakhpur

    NationalityIndia

    ChildrenVeer Shergill

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  • Zohra Sehgal

    Zohra Sehgal

    Dec. at 102 (1912-2014)

    Films Acted InBend It like Beckham, Veer-Zaara, Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham, Kal Ho Naa Ho, Caravaggio

    BirthplaceSaharanpur, India

    NationalityIndia

    ChildrenKiran Segal, Pawan Segal, Kiran Segal

    Zohra Segal (27 April 1912 – 10 July 2014) was an Indian actress, dancer, and choreographer.... more on Wikipedia
  • Cliff Richard

    Films Acted InXanadu, Children of God, Thunderbirds Are Go, Summer Holiday, Two a Penny

    BirthplaceLucknow, India

    NationalityBarbados

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  • Padma Khanna

    Films Acted InChhailla Babu, Johny Mera Naam, Sunghursh, Hindustan Ki Kasam, Raampur Ka Lakshman

    BirthplaceIndia, Varanasi

    NationalityIndia

    ChildrenAkshar Sidana, Neha Sidana

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  • Bipin Gupta

    Bipin Gupta

    Dec. at 76 (1905-1981)

    Films Acted InMaalik, Amar Deep, Khilona, Aashirwad, Jaali Note

    BirthplaceIndia, Meerut

    NationalityIndia

    Bipin Gupta was an Indian actor and artist during the 1930s and 1960s. He acted in Bengali... more on Wikipedia
  • Anupam Shyam

    Films Acted InSlumdog Millionaire, Little Buddha, Bunty Aur Babli, Wanted, Nayak

    BirthplaceIndia, Dispur

    NationalityIndia

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