Death Place Matching "India" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Irrfan Khan
Actor | The Lunchbox
Born Sahabzade Irfan Ali Khan, in Jaipur, Rajasthan (NW India) January 7, 1967 to a Pashto-speaking Muslim family. Khan's mother, Begum Khan, was from the Tonk Hakim family and his father, Jagirdar Khan, from the Khajuriya village near the Tonk district, ran a tire business.
The Khan family name ...
Persis Khambatta was born on October 2, 1948 in Bombay, India. When aged 16, as Femina Miss India, she entered Miss Universe 1965, dressed in off-the-rack clothes she bought at the last minute. Khambatta became a model for companies such as Revlon. Her biggest acting break was getting the role of ...
3. Amrish Puri
Believe it or not, Amrish Puri wanted to become a Bollywood movie hero but failed a screen test in 1954. And what a failure it was! Mr. Puri went on to become one of the most renowned and credible villains in the history of Indian cinema. His most memorable and often quoted role is the character of...
Actor | Dil Bechara
Sushant Singh Rajput was born on January 21, 1986 in Purnia, Bihar to K. K. Singh and Usha Singh. He has 4 sisters (i.e. Neetu, Meetu, Priyanka & Shweta). He was an Indian television & film actor, dancer and entrepreneur. He became a household name after playing the role of Manav in the TV series, ...
5. Satyajit Ray
Writer | Pather Panchali
Satyajit Ray was born in Calcutta on May 2, 1921. His father, Late Sukumar Ray was an eminent poet and writer in the history of Bengali literature. In 1940, after receiving his degree in science and economics from Calcutta University, he attended Tagore's Viswa-Bharati University. His first movie ...
6. Om Puri
Actor | East Is East
Om Puri was an Indian actor who has appeared in both mainstream Indian films and art films. His credits also include appearances in British and American films. He has received an honorary OBE.
Puri was born in Ambala, Haryana. His father worked on the railways and served in the Indian Army. Puri ...
Actor | Anand
The Caesar of the Movie Business !
Widely Regarded As One Of The Very Greatest, & On Stats Alone Undisputably The Most Popular Actor in the History of Cinema.
With 48 Platinum Jubilee hits, 26 Golden Jubilee hits, 22 Silver Jubilee Hits (ie ~100 All-Time Blockbusters), & 9 average hits, over 25 yrs.
Actor | Raajakumara
Puneeth Rajkumar was born on March 17, 1975 in Madras, Tamil Nadu, India. He was an actor and producer, known for Raajakumara (2017), Hudugaru (2011) and Rana Vikrama (2015). He was previously married to Ashwini Revanath. He died on October 29, 2021 in Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.
9. Divya Bharti
Actress | Assembly Rowdy
Divya was born on February 25, 1974 to Meeta and Om Prakash Bharti.
Opting for acting, she quit college, & landed a role in 'Bobbili Raja' (Telegu) in 1990 at just 16 years of age. This movie became a hit, and was dubbed into Hindi and released as 'Raampur Ka Raja'.
Divya made her debut in Bollywood ...
10. Dilip Kumar
Actor | Gunga Jumna
Dilip Kumar (1922-2021) is widely considered the greatest acting exponent India ever produced. Born Muhammad Yusuf Khan on December 11, 1922, in Qissa Khwani Bazaar, Peshawar, British India (present-day Pakistan), he is better known by his stage name Dilip Kumar given to him by actress and owner of...
11. Rishi Kapoor
Actor | Kapoor & Sons
Born in south Mumbai, Kapoor is the second son of film director and actor Raj Kapoor. He did his schooling with his brothers at Mumbai's Campion School. His brothers are well-known actors, Randhir Kapoor and Rajiv Kapoor.
Rishi Kapoor debuted in his father's 1970 film Mera Naam Joker, playing his ...
12. Shashi Kapoor
Actor | Deewaar
Shashi Kapoor is one of the leading actors of Indian cinema having appeared in 160 movies - 12 in English and 148 in Hindi. He has appeared in 148 Hindi films - of them played the solo lead hero in 61 films, was lead hero in 53 released multi star cast Hindi films, 2 unreleased multi star film and ...
13. Vinod Khanna
Actor | Qurbani
At the start of his career, he played supporting or villainous characters in films such as Purab Aur Paschim, Sachaa Jhutha, Aan Milo Sajna, and Mastana in 1970, and in Mera Gaon Mera Desh, Elaan and Aan Milo Sajna in 1971.He got his first break as the solo lead hero in the film Hum Tum Aur Woh (...
14. Raj Kapoor
Actor | Mera Naam Joker
Raj Kapoor was the son of well-known Indian actor Prithviraj Kapoor, who acted both in film and on stage. After apprenticing in the Bollywood production studios of the 1940's, at 24 years of age Raj Kapoor produced, directed and acted in Aag (1948), with his new company, RK Films. His next ...
15. Sudheer Varma
Director | Keshava
Sudheer Varma came from a small village called Konithiwada near Bhimavaram, west Godavari dist. Andhra Pradesh. Sudheer Varma worked as an assistant director for films, Angrez, Hyderabad Nawabs, ninna nedu repu, yuvatha, Anjineyulu, VeduTheda. Swamy Ra Ra is his directorial debut. He made this ...
16. Neeraj Vora
Writer | Hera Pheri
Neeraj Vohra was born on January 22, 1963 in Bhuj, Gujarat. But he grew up in Santacruz, a suburb of Mumbai. His father, Pandit Vinayak Rai Nanalal Vohra was a classical musician and a proponent of Tar-Shehnai. His father popularised Tar-Shehnai as the solo instrument for classical music. He is an ...
17. Sanjeev Kumar
Actor | Sholay
Harihar Jariwala a.k.a. Sanjeev Kumar was born in a Gujrati family in 1938. He portrayed many roles irrespective of the age or the type of chararcter. The actor ballooned in size in later years of his life due to the gastronomical pleasures he had inherited by sleeping in a kitchen while he was a ...
18. Parveen Babi
Actress | Jaani Dost
born and raised in Junagad, Ms. Babi was spotted by renowned B.R. Ishara at Ahmedabad University, and he approached her to act in his forthcoming movie, Charitraheen, which was a sequel to Chetna. Her co-star in this movie was none other than renowned Indian cricketer Salim Durrani. Parveen Babi ...
19. Yash Chopra
Producer | Veer-Zaara
Labeled the eternal romantic and with one of the best musical senses in the business, Yash Chopra is arguably India's most successful director of romantic films. Although he made action-oriented films like the ever-popular Deewaar (1975), it is in tackling love and its various aspects that he has ...
20. Guru Dutt
Actor | Pyaasa
Considered to be a man ahead of his time, Guru Dutt was one of the greatest icons of commercial Indian cinema. Although he made less than ten films, they are believed to be the best to come from Bollywood's Golden Age, known both for their ability to reach out to the common man and for their ...
21. Feroz Khan
Actor | Janasheen
Firoz was born in Bangalore on September 25, 1939 to a Pathan father, Sadiq, and an Iranian mother, Fatima. He has three brothers, Abbas alias Sanjay, Akbar, and Sameer. Both Sanjay and Akbar are actors within their own rights, while Sameer is a film-maker and assists in their Golden Palms Spa ...
22. Sunil Dutt
Actor | Mujhe Jeene Do
Actor, social activist and politician. Sunil Dutt wore many hats and excelled in a plethora of roles that came his way - both on and off screen.
Born on June 6th, 1926, Sunil Dutt grew up as Balraj Dutt in a family that had survived the Partition of India. A student of Mumbai's Jai Hind college, he ...
24. Milton Reid
Actor | The Spy Who Loved Me
Although he liked to sign his autographs, perhaps jokingly, "Milton Gaylord Reid" his real name was Milton Rutherford Reid and he was born in Bombay on 29 April 1917. His father Edgar William Reid was a Scottish-born Customs and Excise inspector who had married an Indian lady. Milton moved to ...
26. Dev Kumar
Actor | Namak Halaal
He has 3 kids who all our successful in life. The first child Manisha is married to Daksh Shetty. The second child Divya has a successful business. And the third child Rajni is also married, she's married to Sanjiv Rajadhyaksha and they have a child who is now 15 years old Uma Rajadhyaksha. Rajni ...
27. Indira Gandhi
Indira Priyadarshini Gandhi (19 November 1917 - 31 October 1984) was an Indian politician and a central figure of the Indian National Congress. She was the 3rd prime minister of India and was also the first and, to date, only female prime minister of India. Gandhi was the daughter of Jawaharlal ...
28. Shammi Kapoor
Actor | Vidhaata
Shamsher Raj "Shammi" Kapoor was the son of theater and film actor Prithviraj Kapoor and his wife Ramsarni "Rama" Mehra Kapoor. Shammi's acting career began in 1948, when he joined his father's theatrical company "Prithvi Theatres." Like his father and his brothers, Shammi eventually moved into the...
Actress | Narthanasala
Savitri was born on December 6, 1937 in Chirravuru, Guntur District, Andhra Pradesh, India. She was an actress and director, known for Narthanasala (1963), Devadasu (1953) and Deepavali (1960). She was previously married to Gemini Ganesan. She died on December 26, 1981 in Chennai, Tamilnadu, India.
Actor | Kudiyiruntha Koyil
M.G. Ramachandran (1917-1987), popularly known as MGR, dominated like no other, the films and politics of India's Tamil Nadu state. A charismatic actor and philanthropist, he commanded the idolatrous adulation of millions of Tamilians and became Tamil Nadu's chief minister. His achievements in 3 ...
32. Pran Sikand
Actor | Zanjeer
Pran was one of the leading character actors of Indian cinema. He was born on 12 February,1920 at Delhi. Pran was educated at different places namely Kapurthala, Unnao, Meerut, Dehradun and Rampur as his father late Lala Kewal Krishnan Sikand was a Government Civil Contractor for the construction ...
33. I.S. Johar
Actor | Death on the Nile
I.S. Johar was born on February 16, 1920 in Tollagannj, British India [now in Pakistan]. He was an actor and writer, known for Death on the Nile (1978), Lawrence of Arabia (1962) and Johny Mera Naam (1970). He died on March 10, 1984 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India.
34. Smita Patil
Actress | Bhumika
Smita Patil was born on October 17, 1955 in Pune, State of Bombay, India. She was an actress, known for Bhumika (1977), Aaj Ki Awaz (1984) and Mirch Masala (1986). She was previously married to Raj Babbar. She died on December 13, 1986 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India.
35. Kishore Kumar
Music Department | Sholay
Abhas Kumar Ganguly was born in Khandwa, now in Madhya Pradesh. His dad's name was Kunjilal, a lawyer by profession, and his mom's name was Gouri Devi, who came from a wealthy family.
Kishore was the youngest in the Ganguly family, preceded by Ashok Kumar, Sati, & Anoop Kumar (I). Sati was married ...
Actress | Mother India
Nargis was born on June 1, 1929 as Fatima Rashid in Rawalpindi, British India, daughter to Jaddanbai and Uttamchand Mohanchand, a former Hindu Mohyal Brahmin who converted to Islam as Abdul Rashid. Her mother was a well-known dancer, singer, actor, composer, and director. This is what paved the way...
37. Vijay Anand
Writer | Guide
Vijay Anand was a celebrated filmmaker, writer, editor, and actor in Hindi cinema. Known as "Goldie," the younger brother of filmmaker Chetan Anand and matinée idol Dev Anand, Vijay Anand was born in Gurdaspur, Punjab, India on January 22, 1934 to a father, who was a lawyer. He lost his mother when...
39. Mother Teresa
Self | Mother Teresa
Mother Teresa also known as Saint Teresa of Calcutta, was an Albanian-Indian Roman Catholic nun who in 1950 founded and was an active member of the Missionaries of Charity. Although her passport name was Mary Teresa Bojaxhiu, she was born Anjezë Gonxhe Bojaxhiu (Skopje, capital of North Macedonia. ...
40. Ashok Kumar
Actor | Mahal
The Grandfather & Great Custodian of Indian Motion Pictures!
Ashok Kumar was one of India's most famous actors for over half a century, from before independence to the cusp of the new millennia!
As a young assistant to Bengali film-maker Himanshu Rai, he got his start in acting by accident when he ...
Actress | Woh Kaun Thi?
Sadhana was born on September 2, 1941 and was named after her father's favorite actress Sadhona Bose. Her father and actor Hari Shivdasani were brothers, and Hari's daughter is actress Babita Kapoor. Sadhana was an only child and her parents made her the center of their lives; in fact, her mother ...
43. Meena Kumari
Actress | Kaajal
The Empress of Indian Cinema!
A Sweetheart of 1950s, & The Undisputed Goddess of 1960s Bollywood, Meena Kumari bestrode the movies like few women in history have!
Combing enchanting grace, amazingly heart-melting expression, & consistently solid progressive content base, this Giant of Cinema will ...
45. Shivaji Ganesan
Actor | Deiva Magan
Tamil superstar from a poor family in Tamil Nadu, India. His father worked on the railways.
On the day of his birth his father, Chiniah Pillai, follower of Mahatma Gandhi, was jailed for participating in the Independence movement in Nellikuppam (Tamil Nadu, India). He was frequently in and out of ...
Actress | Mughal-E-Azam
Arguably the most beautiful artiste to ever grace the Indian screen, Madhubala rose from humble beginnings to become the most captivating star India has ever produced. Madhubala was born Mumtaz Jehan Begum on Valentine's Day 1933, in a poor, conservative family of Pathan Muslims in Delhi, a part of...
49. Sidharth Shukla
Actor | Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania
Sidharth Shukla was an Indian actor and model. He was the first Asian to win the world's best model Title, which was held in Turkey in 2005, and was the runner-up of Gladrags Manhunt Contest in 2004. After appearing in so many advertisements, he made his acting debut in 2008 with Sony TV show Babul...
Actor | Apur Sansar
Soumitra Chatterjee is an Indian actor, playwright and poet. World-renowned film director Satyajit Ray has acted in multiple shadow films. He has made Bengali film a place in the court of the world. In his long acting career, he has received many awards from home and abroad. His films have also won...