Ajay Devgan Profile

Published at 10:25 AM in

His original name is Vishal Devgan
Born on 2nd April 1967 .
He is a Punjabi and the son of Veeru Devgan, a stunt director and Veena Devgan. He was a student of Silver Beach High School and Mithibai College. Being the son of a fight master and fond of performing stunts, Devgan's earlier films were more of the violent nature.
Ajay Devgan got married to his long-time girl friend and his professional colleague Kajol and is now blessed with a baby girl and a boy.
Favorite actor -Amitabh Bachchan
Hobbies -Blogging
Weakness –Smoking
Ajay's height is 5 feet 8 inches.
Ajay Devgn writes blogs on his official website on various topical issues.
In 1991-1995 Devgan made his debut in Phool Aur Kante opposite Madhoo, winning the Filmfare Best Debut Award. Most of his films, at the start of his career were packed with a generous amount of dishum-dishum, like Jigar and Vijaypath.
The actor has proven that he is one of the most versatile and bankable actors of the Hindi film industry. Ajay is considered the only real successor to Amitabh Bachchan's 'angry young man' image. For an actor who began his career as an action hero it was no cake walk to establish himself as one of the serious actors in Bollywood.


Aishwarya Rai Bachchan Profile

Published at 10:02 AM in ,

Born on: November 1, 1973
Parents Name: Krishnaraj Rai and Brinda Rai
Brother Aditya, he is in Navy.
Hometown:Mangalore, Karnataka.
Lovingly called as Aishu, she’s a green eyed Scorpion.
At an early age her parents moved to Mumbai where she attended the Arya Vidya Mandir high school in Santa Cruz.
Rai then entered Jai Hind College at Churchgate for one year, and then moved to Ruparel College in Matunga to finish her “HSC” studies. She did well in school and planned to become an architect and went on pursuing studies in architecture but gave up her education to pursue a career in modelling.
She can communicate in several languages, including her mother tongue Tulu, as well as Hindi, English, Marathi and Tamil.
In the 1994 Miss India contest, she won the second place behind Sushmita Sen, and was crowned Miss India World.
She went on to win the Miss World title the same year, where she also won the Miss Photogenic award.
She made her movie debut in Mani Ratnam’s Tamil film Iruvar (1997), had her first commercial success in the Tamil movie Jeans (1998), which earned her a Filmfare Best Actress Award South. She made her Bollywood debut in the film, Aur Pyaar Ho Gaya opposite Bobby Deol, which also released that year; the film did not do well at the box office.
She came to the attention of Bollywood in the movie Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam (1999), directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali. Her performance in the film won her the Filmfare Best Actress Award.
In 2009 Rai was awarded the Padma Shri for her contributions to Indian cinema.
She is only the fourth Indian actor after Amitabh Bachchan, Nandita Das and Shahrukh Khan to be chosen for an Order Of France .
In 2003 she became the first Indian actress to be a jury member at the Cannes Film Festival.
Aishwarya has previously dated Bollywood actors Salman Khan and Vivek Oberoi.
She is married to Indian actor Abhishek Bachchan who is three years her junior.
After much speculation concerning their relationship, her engagement to Abhishek Bachchan was announced on January 14, 2007.
The announcement was later confirmed by Amitabh Bachchan. Rai married Bachchan on April 20, 2007 according to traditional Hindu rites of the South Indian Bunt community, to which she belongs. Token North Indian and Bengali ceremonies were also performed.
In 2004 she was chosen by Time magazine as one of the World’s “100 Most Influential People”, and appeared on the cover of Time Magazine, Asia Edition in 2003.
In October 2004 a wax figure of Rai was put on display in London’s Madame Tussaud’s wax museum. She was the 6th Indian and the second Bollywood personality after her father-in-law Amitabh Bachchan to get this honour.
In 2009 American toy making company Mattel decided to model a celebrity Barbie on Rai, making her the first Indian actress to have a doll modeled on her.
She has been on several Magazine covers worldwide including USA, China, UK,Russia, Israel, united Emrites, Italy,France, and Spain. Aishwaryawas also listed in Rolling Stone Magazines annual "Hot List", Hello Magazine's Most Attractive Women in the world, Stuff Magazine,FHM magazine, V-Life, GQ, New York Times, HArper's & Queens and many more.
On her personal front- her choices are quite unique. On the dress front she prefers structure jackets, form fitting gowns for formal wear and chikan salwaar kameez for casual wear. Jeans & T- Shirt do very well too.
Hobbies include- collecting watches.
Favourite colour is white and blue.
Favourite hero- Amitabh Bachchan, Dilip Kumar, RajKapoor
Favourite heroine : Nargis, Madhubala
Favorite designer :Giorgio Armani
Favorite film :Casablanca
Favorite food Not fussy about food at all
Favorite perfume: Sporty colognes for the day while working . Exotic, oriental and woody fragrances for the evenings
Surprisingly she doesn’t diet at all and is not fussy about food, she can live on simple dal chawal as well. She describes herself assurance as her greatest strength.
The motto of her life is- Be kind, there are battles being fought and not all of them are on the battlefield.


Abhishek Bachchan Profile

Published at 9:46 AM in ,

Lovingly called as “Abhi, Baby B ,Junior B ,A B ,Junior ,AB Baby
Born on feb.5,1976.
his family includes- Father Amitabh Bachchan, Mother Jaya Bachchan, and a Sister.
Married to: Beauty Queen Aishwarya Rai
Not many know but Bachchan was dyslexic child.He was enrolled in the prestigious Jamnabai Narsee School and Bombay Scottish School, both in Bombay; as well as Modern School in Vasant Vihar in Delhi. After completing school he went to further his studies in Aiglon College. He also studied Business in the United States, but changed his mind and decided to try his luck in Bollywood.

Abhishek was surely destined to be a star. He's the epitome of a gentleman and like his father and grandfather before him, Abhishek is a complete ladies man as well.
As far as his personal love life, he was engaged to Bollywood hottie, Karishma Kapoor, but the engagement was broken. Then he met Aishwarya Rai, who was his co-star in several movies, they got engaged, and were married on April 20, 2007 in Juhu, Bombay. Festivities started as early as April 17, and continued with firecrackers and lights at the Srivastav residences at Pratiskha and Jalsa, as well as the Rai's flat in Bandra.
Favorite director: Manmohan Desai
Hobbies: Music, dancing
Favorite perfume: Eternity
Favorite books: Autobiographies, Marlon Brando's 'Songs My Mother Taught Me'
Favorite actor: Amitabh Bachchan, Manoj Bajpai, Akshaye Khanna, Sanjay Dutt, Jackie Shroff, Govinda
Favorite food: Anything Indian
Favorite actress: Aishwarya Rai
Favorite destination: Home
Languages known: English, Hindi, French
Life's philosophy: Whatever you do, do it from the heart
Dream role: Amitabh Bachchan in 'Agnipath'

Let’s see what tinseltown has to say about him-
He's polite, has a wonderful, dry sense of humour and the best part is, that you know he's not doing it to impress you. It's just so natural in his case."
Some say Abhishek is more like his mother by nature, though outwardly, he seems to be a real chip off the old block!
There are a few who believe that Abhishek has an attitude that is genuinely polite and could never be a put-on. He is an introvert but the friends he makes are for life. Abhishek will give his life for his family and friends."
JP Dutta- “He has the right attitude... and the makings of an outstanding actor."
Bubbles Behl- He is a wonderful boy, very down to earth with absolutely no hang-ups. He's very well brought up and a thorough gentleman. I've seen him right from childhood.
As an actor, he's very intelligent and very good, especially the way he delivers his dialogues!"
Anupam kher-“He has a combination of both his parents' talent, but he knows that in order to prove himself, he will always have to work very hard!"
Kiron Kher- "very warm and affectionate. He always participates in a conversation and is very talkative with the people he knows."
He has been the recipient of 'Yash Bharatiya Sammam' from the Government of Uttar Pradesh.
Not only is he one of the sought-after stars in Bollywood, Abhishek has also been named as Asia’s Sexiest Male of year 2006 by a British tabloid
Abhishek’s first film was Refugee opposite Kareena Kapoor in 2000. The film was not a blockbuster but a good debut vehicle nonetheless.
He has also been a playback singer in 'Bluffmaster', and 'Dhoom'.
Personal Quotes
Critics have a job to do. They do not criticise you without reason


Kareena Kapoor Profile

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Date of birth- 21 September,1977
Zodiac sign- Virgo
Birthplace- Bombay.
Nickname- Bebo.

Her first name was derived from the book 'Anna Karenina

Kareena was born to Sindhi-speaking Babita (nee Shivdasani) and Punjabi-speaking Randhir Kapoor. Her elder sister Karisma too is a versatile actress.

She is born in a family that have been actors for generations, including her paternal great-grandfather, Prithviraj Kapoor; her grandfather, Raj Kapoor; her paternal uncles, Shammi, Shashi, Rishi, and Rajiv; as well as aunt, Neetu Singh, & Jennifer Kendall, the wives of Rishi and Shashi respectively. On her maternal side, her grandfather, Hari Shivdasani, and aunt, Sadhana, have been actors in their own rights.

She studied in Jamnabai Narsee School in Juhu, Bombay, and thereafter was enrolled in Dehra Dun's prestigious Welham Girls' Boarding School. Then she re-located to Harvard for approximately 3 months to take a course in Information Technology and Microcomputers. Upon her return to India, she joined the Government Law College in Churchgate, Bombay, but left it after one year, to enroll in the Kishore Namit Kapoor Acting School.

Her dad, Randhir is very protective towards his daughters and wanted both of them to keep away from acting, get married, and settle down, as per the Kapoor family tradition. This led to irreconcilable differences between her parents, ultimately leading to a divorce, with both sisters leaving their dad to live with their mom.

Favourite Films- Awaara, Sangam,Bobby, Kal Aaj Aur Kal.
Favourite Car-Mitsubishi Lancer
Favourite Book-Master Of the Game' by Sidney Sheldon
Favourite Food-Chinese, Italian and Thai
Favourite Hotel-Golden Dragon, Olive and Thai Pavilion
Favourite Holiday Spot-Goa and London
Favorite Actor-Raj Kapoor
Favorite Actress-Nargis, of course, after Babita
Favorite Co-Stars-Shah Rukh Khan, Hrithik Roshan, and Abhishek Bachchan
Favorite Attire-Jeans and T-shirt (casuals) and ethnic Indian wear when it comes to formals
Favorite Color-Black and Red
Favorite Song-"Rahe na rahe hum mehaka karenge..."
Favorite Sport-Swimming
Favorite Accessory-Bracelets
Favourite Jewel-Diamonds
Favorite Perfume-Dune
Favorite Hobby-Horse-riding and cooking
Favourite Designer-Gianni Versace
Leisure Activities-Reading, swimming, eating and making friends
Her first Crush- her 4th std. Desk partner while she was in School
Strengths- mom & sister
Weakeness-My sister and food
Her Motto-Life is full of tears and joy,so make the most of it-Believe in true love
Hates-Liars and Hypocrites
Loves-Frankness and Honesty

Other facts-

In 2002, Kareena set off on her first world tour, the Heartthrobs Concert, alongside Hrithik Roshan, Karisma Kapoor, Arjun Rampal and Aftab Shivdasani.

In November 2003, Kareena performed at the Marco Ricci Each One Reach One Benefit Concert, a fundraiser for the World Youth Peace Summit.
In 2005, along with other Bollywood stars, she took part in the HELP! Telethon Concert to help raise money for victims of the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake.

In 2006, Kareena declared that she would turn vegetarian in order to keep her weight in check.

In 2006, she took part in the Rockstars Concert world tour, along with Salman Khan, Zayed Khan, John Abraham, Shahid Kapoor, Esha Deol and Mallika Sherawat.

Her film debut was in the year 2000 with 'Refugee' along with the debut of Amitabh Bachchan's son, Abhishek Bachchan.

Her best friend is Amrita Arora and shares good relation with Esha Deol as well.

She is very close to her sister and as Kareena says- “We are always looking out for each other. We’re sisters first and everything else later!” That’s Lolo and Bebo for you!

Turned down a role in _Bride and Prejudice (2004)_.

Did not attend her cousin's (Riddhima Kapoor) wedding with Bharat Sawhney that took place in Bombay on Wednesday January 25, 2006. Also absent was her sister, Karisma, and mom, Babita.

Earlier dated Shahid Kapoor but now is seeing Saif Ali Khan whom she plans to marry soon.

Personal Quotes

Life is full of happiness and tears, be strong and have faith.

I want a man I can keep for myself. I wouldn't ever share my man with anyone else.

I am not a home breaker and I can never be. I haven't been brought up to create havoc in other people's homes.

If I found out that my man is unfaithful, there'd be no tears, no shor-sharaba, I'd just slaughter him.

Men are gutless. Why can't they own up to the women they love?

A lot of guys try to mingle with me because of who I am. If I encounter a guy with a clean heart, I will go by my instincts. I guess my man won't be from the film industry.

I am a hell raiser. I do my own thing. And I believe what I do is the right thing.

I wouldn't be able to turn a blind eye to my husband activities like other star wives. I will be screaming down this throat, demanding an account of every minute of his. So you see an actor won't be good for my peace of mind.


Akshay Kumar Profile

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SCREEN NAME: Akshay Kumar
ORIGINAL NAME: Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia
NICK NAME: Akki, Raju, Rajiv
BORN: 9th September, 1967
BIRTH PLACE: Amritsar, Punjab, India
SISTER: Alka Kapoor (Younger Sister)
SPOUSE: Twinkel Khanna (Married on Jan 14th, 2001)(Bollywood Actress)(Daughter of Rajesh Khanna and Dimple Kapadia)
SON: Araav (Born on Sep 14th , 2002)
HOBBIES: surfing, Volleyball, Cricket, Martial Arts, Sailing

His favourite food is Thai, Chinese, he himself is a perfect chef.

Black is his favourite colour.
LANGUAGES KNOWN: Punjabi , Hindi, English

SCHOOL: Don Basco school
COLLEGE: Khalsa College

His favourite actor is Amitabh Bachchan and his all time favourite movie is Deewar.

He studied martial arts in Bangkok and worked as a Chef. His fall into acting came when producer Pramod Chakravarthy, saw his portfolio and offered the lead role in Deedar.

Personal life-

After being engaged to actress Twinkle Khanna, the daughter of veteran actors Rajesh Khanna and Dimple Kapadia, they finally married on January 14, 2001. Their son named Araav was born in September 15, 2002.
Akshay is often referred to as Bruce Lee of India. All along his acting career he has been associated with one Bollywood actress or the other. He is one of the hottest actors of Bollywood and has many films lined up


Deepika Padukone Profile

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Date of birth- 5 January, 1986
Birth place- Copenhagen, Denmark
Father Name- Prakash Padukone
Mother Name- Ujjala Padukone

She is the daughter of former badminton champion Prakash Padukone. Her mother is a travel agent and she has a younger sister, Anisha. She attended high school in Bangalore and has been modeling for print and television advertising campaigns since then.

Following her dad’s footsteps, Deepika too played badminton regularly till her tenth standard. But she never considered taking badminton up as a career because she was never interested in a professional sport. She took up modeling as a hobby, but later realized she wanted to do it profession

She did her schooling from Sophia High School and Mount Carmel College in Bangalore.

Favourite Bollywood actors-
She is particularly fond of the Khan troika, but the one she likes the most is Shah Rukh Khan

Favourite Bollywood actresses-
Aishwarya Rai , Madhuri Dixit , Sri Devi and Kajol .

Favourite films:
‘Matrix’. She also likes ‘Charlie’s Angels’ a lot.,dil, devdas

Favorite Book: Little Women & 'The Kite Runner' by Khalid Hosseini
Favorite Holiday Spot: The French Riviera
Favorite Cuisine: Thai
Favorite Drink: Nimbu Panni
Favorite Perfume: Escada
Favorite Outfit: Saree
Favorite Fashion Designer: Manish Malhotra and Tarun Tahiliani
Favorite Fashion Choreographer: Alison Kanuga
Favorite Fashion Photographer: Atul Kasbekar
Hobbies- Music eating, sleeping, watching movies

Sport: basketball, tennis, throwball and baseball

Favourite dress: For formal wear, it would be western-formal or the Indian sari. But on a day-to-day it's a mix of salwar and western casuals - jeans and t-shirt

She has to her credit brands like for Liril soap, Dabur, Close-Up toothpaste and Limca. After receiving many prestigious modeling offers,including the brand ambassadorship of the Jewels of India, an annual jewellery exhibition, she hit the international scene when Maybelline made her their new international cover girl face.

Deepika learned acting under Anupam Kher and dance under Shiamak Davar .

Her first film was a Kannada flick titled ‘Aishwarya’. When Bollywood director Farah Khan first approached Deepika, it was for a movie titled ‘Happy New Year’. However, that project was scrapped and Deepika was signed for ‘Om Shanti Om’. She walked away with the Filmfare Best Female Debut award and was nominated for the Filmfare Best Actress award.

On the personal front, Deepika has been linked with model Nihar Pandya, actor Ranbir Kapoor , and cricketers Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Yuvraj Singh.
She also appeared in the 2006 Kingfisher Swimsuit Calendar.
She received recognition on the modeling scene by winning the Model of the Year title by the fifth Kingfisher Fashion Awards. The India Zee F Awards saw her walking away with not one but two prizes – Female Model of the Year (Commercial assignments) and Fresh Face of the Year.

She shares good chemistry with her co-stars like Imraan Khan


Katrina Kaif Profile

Published at 8:12 AM in ,

Birthday: 16 July, 1984 in Hong Kong. She was raised in Hawaii and later moved to her mother’s country England. She grew up in 18 countries! Her real name is Katrina Thorquette. She got renamed somewhere on her way to the silver screen!

It is said that her father is a Kashmiri Muslim while her mother is an English lady. Her parents separated when she was very young. She has seven siblings. Favorite Indian food is dahi and rice. Her favourite beverage is well-made black coffee. Comfort food — sushi and cereals. Kat hates stuffed toys as they’re too cutesy and girlie. She wakes up at 6 a.m. but doesn’t switch on her phone for some hours. Never, ever, misses her swimming and yoga!

She makes it a point to visit Siddhivinayak Temple, Mount Mary Church and Ajmer Sharif Dargah before the release of her films. The star is afraid of the dark and petrified of insects. She doesn’t cry very easily; yet there are times when she cries for days on end! At home, she lounges around in an old pair of shorts.

Debut Film: Kaizad Gustad’s Boom (2003).

Won the British-Indian Actor award for the Zee Cine Awards (2008), Won the Stardust Breakthrough Performance Award (Female) for Maine Pyar Kyun Kiya? (2005/2006). She was discovered at age 14 as a model for a jewellery campaign. She continues modelling in England and even walked the London Fashion Week. Kaif's London modeling work led to her discovery by London-based filmmaker Kaizad Gustad who gave her a part in his film Boom (2003). She moved to Mumbai and was offered a number of modeling assignments.
However, filmmakers were initially hesitant to sign her because she could not speak Hindi.

Kaif saw success with the 2005 film Sarkar where she played the bit part of Abhishek Bachchan’s girlfriend. Her next release, Maine Pyar Kyun Kiya (2005), where she was paired opposite SalmanKhan too was a great success. She has also worked for photographer Atul Kasbekar and did commercials for Fevicol, Lakme and Veet among others. She was chosen as the face of the year for the Lakme India Fashion Week (2005). She is the most photographed woman in India as well as the most searched Bollywood celebrity as per Google's 2008 data. She has been active in various charities and often visits orphanages and hospitals. She has been voted at the No. 1 spot in FHM India's 100 Sexiest Women in the World poll.

Sabsey Favourite Heroin Kaun Award (2008), British Indian Actor Award(2008)- Zee cine Awards, Style icon (2008)- IIFA, Stardust Breakthrough Performance Award (2006)- Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya
Kaif is the model for Mattel's Bollywood Barbie.

She shares a great onscreen chemistry with Akshay Kumar with whom she has done a number of films and almost all have been a hit. She is currently dating Salman Khan.
Undoubtedly she is one of the best in the film industry today with a sexy body to match. And also that she has been cast correctly in most of her films as by and large her roles have been fairly undemanding requiring her to look good, wear short dresses, dance a bit and smile sweetly!


Priyanka Chopra Profile

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Born on: 18 July 1982
Sign: cancer
Mother: Dr. Madhu Chopra
Father: Capt. Dr. Ashok Chopra, doctor in the Indian Army.
Siblings: younger brother Siddharth, who is eight years younger than her.

Her dad is Punjabi-speaking, while her mom is from Bihar. As a child, she suffered from Asthma and was very close to her dad. Her family affectionately called her Mimi.
While she was born in Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, she also spent her childhood in Rae Barreilly, in Uttar Pradesh as well as in Lucknow, where she was enrolled in the La Martiniere Girls’ School.
She subsequently re-located to the U.S. where she studied in Newton’s Newton North High School and then in Cedar Rapid’s John F. Kennedy High School in Massachusetts and Iowa respectively.
She wanted to become a software engineer or a criminal psychologist.
In 2000 she returned to India and enrolled in Jai Hind College and Basant Singh Institute of Science in Churchgate, Bombay, but had to leave abruptly as she was crowned Miss India. She was subsequently crowned Miss World in the same year - a year which proved to be a year for Indian Beauty Queens - as Lara Dutta and Dia Mirza were also crowned Miss Universe and Miss Asia Pacific respectively.
Favorite food: dish Lasagna, makki roti and sarson kasaag
Favorite movies: Pretty Woman, Walk in the Clouds
Favorite outfit: sari
Favourite hero: Mel Gibson, Kishore Kumar
Favourite heroine: Sushmita Sen and Indira Gandhi.
Favourite film: 'Pretty Woman', 'A Walk in the Cloud.
Favorite food : Dish lasagna, Makki roti and sarson kasaag.
Favorite magazine : Femina and Reader's Digest
Favourite song : 'Careless Whispers', 'I will always love you’
Hobbies: singing and writing poetry
She is the brand ambassador of -TAG Heuer, Sunsilk.
Debut Film: She debuted with a Tamil film, Thamizhan (2002). However, her Bollywood debut was with The Hero: Love Story of a Spy (2002).

Some interesting facts about her-
Some facts are like Priyanka has a thing for sweet and sour treats like jeera goli.
Her aunt used to call her 'Kaali' and it was actually Priyanka's Mom who should be attributed to her Bollywood career because she sent 'passport sized snaps' of Priyanka wearing a suit as an entry for the Miss India competition, something that was meant to be sent to Australia for a scholarship exam in an engineering college.
Priyanka Chopra says she loves her mobile and cannot live without it, which she mostly uses as a dairy.
She is a twitter freak.
While shooting the song “Do Me A Favor, Let’s Play Holi” in the movie Waqt: The Race Against Time (2005), she stepped on a live wire and received a shock. She was hospitalized for a day.
Turned down the lead in Umrao Jaan (2006) to work in Bluffmaster! (2005).
Listed #1 by UK magazine Eastern Eye one of “Asia’s Sexiest Women” (Sept/2006).
Appeared on the cover of the premiere issue of Maxim magazine, Indian version, released in 2006.
She is the first actress who was nominated both for the Best Villain and Best Supporting Actress in a single year at the Filmfare Awards in 2005.
Priyanka Chopra was supposedly dating actor Harman Baweja. but the two are not together any more. Later rumours linked her to Shahid Kapoor but the two denied.

The original end of the film Fashion had Priyanka becoming pregnant but Priyanka convinced Madhur Bhandarkar to change Fashion's climax.

While shooting for movie fashion at Mehboob Studios,a model named Rebecca fainted on the ramp. Priyanka, who was near by, immediately rushed to her aid. When the model gained consciousness, Priyanka asked the model to make herself comfortable in her vanity van and also gave her some nimbu-paani.

While shooting for the movie Kaminay, Vishal Bhardwaj had been making Priyanka scream her lungs off for the film, leaving Priyanka speechless, almost.

Priyanka had to wore a burkha and travel in a local train from Goregaon to Churchgate to attend the award ceremony, which was scheduled post the shoot of Kaminay. Since Priyanka was very well aware of Mumbai's traffic jam, she preferred travelling by train and hence wore a burkha to hide her identity. The organisers of the awards ceremony sent a car to pick up Priyanka from the Churchgate station.

Today she is regarded as the topmost actress of Bollywood and indeed has miles to go...