As Indians we have always been obsessed with our Bollywood stars. We keep track of whom they are dating, what is their upcoming flick, what they are gossiping about, what they eat and with whom all they like to hang out. Most of our Bollywood stars are based in Mumbai, the tinsel town, but originally they come from various places across India.
In this blog we are going to tell you what was the birth place of your favorite Bollywood celebs. We are sure you would like to know the places where they took their first breath, or where they cried first as a baby, where they grew up and what places are etched in their memories.
Alia Bhatt was born in Mumbai but has a British passport because of her British Mother Soni Razdan, since India doesn’t allows dual citizenship. Emraan Hashmi and Mohit Suri are her paternal cousins, while she also has a sister Shaheen Bhatt. She had a very modest and grounded upbringing.
Kriti Sanon was born in New Delhi. She also has an engineering degree to her name. Before acting, she has also worked as a model. Her first break in the industry was a Telugu thriller film. Currently she is one of the best actresses in Bollywood with many commercially successful films under her belt.
Disha Patani was born in Bareilly. Her father was a police officer and her mother a health inspector. She also has a sister who is an Indian army officer. She debuted her acting career with Telegu film. Even Disha Patani has an engineering degree from Amity University, Lucknow.
Anushka Sharma was born in Ayodhya and is a daughter of Indian Army Officer. Her family moved different places while Anushka growing up. Coincidentally she was also a class mate of Sakshi Dhoni wife of MS Dhoni. Before making acting debut with Shah Rukh Khan she had done modeling in Bangalore.
Sidharth Malhotra was born in Delhi. He is a son of a former Merchant Navy Captain. His schooling and college studies have been done in Delhi. Before joining film industry, he has done modeling for four years. He has also worked as an assistant film director in My Name is Khan.
Akshay Kumar was born in Amritsar. His father was an army officer. Later in his childhood life he had grown up in Chandini Chowk, Delhi. Akshay Kumar has learnt martial arts from Thailand, and also is a recipient of Padma Shri, fourth highest civilian honor in India.
Kartik Aaryan was born in Gwalior. His parents are both doctors. He holds an engineering degree. In his early days he had done modeling, even in his college days. His firth film was with Luv Ranjan and strangely the audition call he got was on facebook.
Deepika Padukone was born in Copenhagen, Denmark. Her father was a former professional badminton player, a career that Deepika also pursued in her younger days. She had started modeling and acting at a very young age, along with professionally playing badminton. Today she is one of highest paid actress.
Salman Khan was born in Indore which might come as a surprise to many. His father Salim Khan was a popular screen writer of his days. His most of the childhood had been spent in Mumbai and his boarding school in Gwalior. Many few know that he is also a college drop out.
Priyanka Chopra was born in the city of Jamshedpur. Her parents were both physicians in Indian army. Due to the profession of her parents they have lived in various cities of India during her early days, like in Chandigarh, Ambala, Pune, Lucknow, and Bareilly. She has also been a former Miss World.
Arjun Rampal was born in Jabalpur with a family background in military. He has done his schooling in Nashik, and later went on to study in Delhi University to join modeling. Many few know that Bollywood actress Kim Sharma is also his first cousin.
A R Rahman
A R Rahman was born in Chennai. He is the most popular music composer in Indian film Industry. He began playing piano at the tender age of 4. He is also known by the name of Mozart of Madras. He is a school dropout who went ahead to pursue a career in music.
Born for it!