Actors
Rajesh Khanna

Rajesh Khanna

Rajesh Khanna is known as the original superstar for the simple reason that he gave 17 successive hits, one after the other, a feat that has not been replicated. As a heart-throb of that era, he ruled the roost. Such was the craze for him, that girls would write letters to him in blood and(…)

Salman Khan

Salman Khan

Son of screenwriter Salim Khan who wrote super hit films along with Javed Akhtar in his heydays, Salman Khan comes from a filmy background, which probably made it easier for him to get a break. Born on December 27, 1965, he was voted the seventh best looking man by People magazine at one time. His(…)

Akshay Kumar

Akshay Kumar

Akshay Kumar achieved success slowly and steadily, starting with small supporting roles. Born Rajiv Bhatia, he started his career martial arts. He got his black belt in Taekwondo, then went to Bangkok to learn Muay Thai and also worked briefly as waiter/chef there. In Mumbai he started teaching students martial arts when his good looks(…)

Shah Rukh Khan

Shah Rukh Khan

Shah Rukh Khan was always interested in acting and, when growing up in New Delhi, he won accolades when he acted in his school (St. Columba’s) plays. He went on to study acting under Barry John, a well-known theatre luminary, whom he credits with having given him the requisite acting skills. Early Career He made(…)