Celebrities and Delhi
If Mumbai is the place where the best of films and theater is, then Delhi is the place from where the stars belong from. The capital city of India, Delhi has been the birth ground of several actors, dancers, socialites who have become celebrities now. In today’s world when entertainment is the buzz, Delhi too isn’t lagging behind. It is busy making way for some of the best film institutes and schools for film studies. This effort is done in order to encourage new talent from various fields. These new talents can well be celebrities for tomorrow. Let us have a look at few famous Delhi celebrities who made it big in the silver screen and otherwise.
Famous Delhi Celebrities
Shah Rukh Khan
The name that Bollywood swears by today is King Khan, i, e. Shah Rukh Khan. This famous and talented actor belongs from Delhi. He used to perform in the National Institute of Drama in Delhi before entering the silver screen. His initial years have been spend in Delhi trying to make a career in acting.
It was his theater days in Delhi that gave him the chance to act in teleserials like “Circus” and “Doosra Keval”. One of the famous teleserials in which he acted was “Fauji”. His short stint in television and dedication towards drama paved the way for him to Bollywood. Today he is not only a famous actor but also a successful brand ambassador for many brands in India.
Saif Ali Khan
He is known as the “Chote Nawab” of the silver screen. Said Ali khan heralds from the royal family of the ace cricketer Pataudi. He was born in Delhi and has his early childhood there.
His career went through a lull the beginning. Gradually over the years he gave some remarkable performances in films like “ Parinita”, “Being Cyrus” and the like. Today his name is considered in the list of top Delhi celebrities. He is also an eminent actor with some great projects for the future.
Yet another name amidst the famous Delhi celebrities would be actor and dramatist Ajay Meheta. In Delhi he studied in Mayo College before he took to the world of television and films. In his early days Ajay moved to Hong Kong in order to try script writing for a channel. Occasionally he tried doing a cameo role in movies, teleserials and cross border movies. Two of his famous movies are “Lonely in America” that released in 1991 and “People I know” in the year 2002.
One of the famous women Delhi celebrities is Shabana Azmi. She has been a successful actress of the yester years. She was born in Delhi. Shabana Azmi is counted as one of the eminent social activists. Over the years she has acted in several movies and even appeared in teleserials. In the recent times she has appeared as judge in realty shows.
Other Delhi Celebrities
Apart from the names mentioned above there are other list of well known Delhi celebrities that deserves mention too. Some of the names are written below:-
- Soha Ali Khan
- Bipasha Basu
- Bhoomika Chawla
- Chandrachur Singh
- Jyoti Randhwa