Jaipur is a city of immense talent. From politicians to poets, administrators to actors, Jaipur has always given fresh talent to the nation. From the long list of popular faces from Jaipur, we have brought for you 10 celebrities born in the city we are really proud of.
Irrfan KhanBorn in Jaipur, to a Muslim Pathan family Irrfan Khan is a world renowned actor. Alma mater of National School of Drama the actor is also a Padma Shri.
Govardhan Asrani, popularly known simply as Asrani, is an actor and director whose Bollywood career has spanned five decades. Born in Jaipur the actor has worked in over 350 Hindi films. He is remembered for popular character role of ‘Jailer’ in Sholay.
Known for her unique and husky voice, Ila popular actress and Rajasthani folk singer. She has taken Rajasthani folk culture to new heights and worked in several films, reality shows and daily soaps both as an actress and singer.
‘Kahin to Hoga’ fame Rajeev Khandelwal is a well known celeb from tinsel town. Born in Mansarovar, the largest colony of Jaipur this versatile actor has worked both in TV and Cinema.
Smita Bansal has become a household name after her famous stint in popular TV show Balika Vadhu. However, the actress has served long in TV industry and has been part of some iconic daily soaps like Amanat, Aashirwad and Sarhadein.
Amrita Prakash is very popular across both small screen and cinema. The actress has also been a popular child artist and is still reigning in show business. She has been part of several TV shows, Bollywood films and TV ads.
Anjana was born to a Sindhi family in Jaipur. This versatile actress is has worked not just in Bollywood but also in Tamil, Telgu, Kannada, Marathi and Punjabi films.
Known for a work in popular TV show ‘Na Bole Tum Na Maine Kuch Kaha’, Aakansha Singh is a popular TV actress. Aakansha has worked in shows of different genres like Savdhaan India and Gulmohar Grand.
Known for playing supportive roles in Bollywood film Inder Kumar was also born in Jaipur. The actor however died in 2017 due to cardiac arrest. Besides Bollywood, Inder had also worked in Bengali and Telgu films.
Ruhi Singh is an actress, model and former Miss India who started her Bollywood career with Madhur Bhandarkar’s film Calendar Girls. Ruhi has worked in a Tamil film ‘Bongu’ and an English documentary ‘The World Before Her’.
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