Death Place Matching "Mumbai, Maharashtra, India" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actress | Star Trek: The Motion Picture
Persis Khambatta was born on October 2, 1948 in Bombay, India. At age 17, as Femina Miss India, she entered Miss Universe 1965, dressed in off-the-rack clothes she bought at the last minute. Khambatta became a model for companies such as Revlon. Her biggest acting break was getting the role of ...
2. Om Puri
Actor | The Hundred-Foot Journey
Om Puri was an Indian actor who has appeared in both mainstream Indian films and art films. His credits also include appearances in British and American films. He has received an honorary OBE.
Puri was born in Ambala, Haryana. His father worked on the railways and served in the Indian Army. Puri ...
3. Amrish Puri
Believe it or not, Amrish Puri wanted to become a Bollywood movie hero but failed a screen test in 1954. And what a failure it was! Mr. Puri went on to become one of the most renowned and credible villains in the history of Indian cinema. His most memorable and often quoted role is the character of...
Actor | Anand
Rajesh Khanna, the first superstar of Indian and Hindi Cinema with 74 Golden Jubilee Hits - (which includes 48 Platinum Jubilee hits and 26 Golden Jubilee Hits) & in addition had 22 Silver Jubilee Hits and 9 average hits, was born on 29 December 1942 in Amritsar, Punjab, India.Rajesh entered Hindi ...
Actor | Deewaar
Shashi Kapoor is one of the leading actors of Indian cinema having appeared in 160 movies - 12 in English and 148 in Hindi. He has appeared in 148 Hindi films - of them played the solo lead hero in 61 films, was lead hero in 53 released multi star cast Hindi films, 2 unreleased multi star film and ...
7. Parveen Babi
Actress | Kaala Sona
born and raised in Junagad, Ms. Babi was spotted by renowned B.R. Ishara at Ahmedabad University, and he approached her to act in his forthcoming movie, Charitraheen, which was a sequel to Chetna. Her co-star in this movie was none other than renowned Indian cricketer Salim Durrani. Parveen Babi ...
Director | Anand
By no means is he any glamorous director, yet Hrishikesh Mukherjee is one of the most popular and beloved filmmakers in Indian cinema. His magic lay not in the glamor or largeness so often associated with cinema, but in its simplicity and warmth.
He began his career in Bombay, 1951, as an editor and...
9. Sunil Dutt
Actor | Mujhe Jeene Do
Actor, social activist and politician. Sunil Dutt wore many hats and excelled in a plethora of roles that came his way - both on and off screen.
Born on June 6th, 1929, Sunil Dutt grew up as Balraj Dutt in a family that had survived the Partition of India. A student of Mumbai's Jai Hind college, he ...
10. Shammi Kapoor
Actor | Vidhaata
Shamsher Raj "Shammi" Kapoor was the son of theater and film actor Prithviraj Kapoor and his wife Ramsarni "Rama" Mehra Kapoor. Shammi's acting career began in 1948, when he joined his father's theatrical company "Prithvi Theatres." Like his father and his brothers, Shammi eventually moved into the...
12. Yash Chopra
Producer | Veer-Zaara
Labeled the eternal romantic and with one of the best musical senses in the business, Yash Chopra is arguably India's most successful director of romantic films. Although he made action-oriented films like the ever-popular Deewaar (1975), it is in tackling love and its various aspects that he has ...
13. Nirupa Roy
Actress | Chhaya
Kokila was born on January 4, 1931 in Valsad, Gujarat, India, in the Gujarati-speaking Balsara family.
She was married to Kamal Roy at a very young age, and shortly thereafter in 1946 both husband and wife decided to make a career on the silver screen. They traveled to Bombay, both applied, but only ...
14. Rajendra Kumar
Actor | Arzoo
Rajendra was born in the Punjabi-speaking Tuli family on July 12, 1929, in Sialkot, British India (now located in Pakistan).
After the turbulent years of partition, at the age of 21, Rajendra got his first break in 'Jogan' during 1950. He attained fame in 'Mother India' during 1957, playing the son ...
15. Ashok Kumar
Actor | Mahal
Ashok Kumar was one of India's most famous actors from before to after its independence from the UK. As a young assistant to Bengali film-maker Himanshu Rai, he got his start in acting by accident when he volunteered to substitute for the lead actor, Jeevan Naya (1936), who fell ill before ...
17. Reema Lagoo
Actress | Kuch Kuch Hota Hai
Reema Lagoo was born on June 21, 1958 in Bombay, State of Bombay, India as Nayan Bhadbhade. She was an actress, known for Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998), Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003) and Vaastav: The Reality (1999). She was married to Vivek Lagoo. She died on May 18, 2017 in Versova, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
18. Johnny Walker
Actor | Madhumati
One of the earliest and best-loved comedians of Indian Cinema, Johnny Walker brought smiles and amusement to all whenever he was on film. Christening himself after the famous Scotch whisky, Walker would drive audiences wild with laughter with his squeaky voice, pencil-thin moustache and his ...
20. Tom Alter
Actor | Gandhi
Tom Alter, the son and grandson of American Presbyterian missionaries who first came to India in 1916, grew up in north India in the towns of Rajpur and Mussoorie, and studied at Woodstock School. It was while teaching at a school in Jagadhri, Haryana in the early 1970s that Alter picked honed his ...
Actor | Sadak
Sadashiv Amrapurkar is a popular actor who is well known for his performances in Marathi and Hindi films in the 1980s and 90s. He received the Filmfare Award for Best Performance in a Negative Role in 1991 for Sadak - the first time the award was instituted. In addition to negative roles, he has ...
22. Vinod Khanna
Actor | Dabangg
At the start of his career, he played supporting or villainous characters in films such as Purab Aur Paschim, Sachaa Jhutha, Aan Milo Sajna, and Mastana in 1970, and in Mera Gaon Mera Desh, Elaan and Aan Milo Sajna in 1971.He got his first break as the solo lead hero in the film Hum Tum Aur Woh (...
24. Inder Kumar
Actor | Wanted
Inder Kumar was born on August 26, 1973 in India. He was an actor, known for Wanted (2009), Tumko Na Bhool Paayenge (2002) and Tirchhi Topiwale (1998). He was married to Pallavi Sarraf, Kamaljeet Kaur and Sonal Raju Kariya. He died on July 28, 2017 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
Actor | Don
Pran was one of the leading character actors of Indian cinema. He was born on 12 February,1920 at Delhi. Pran was educated at different places namely Kapurthala, Unnao, Meerut, Dehradun and Rampur as his father late Lala Kewal Krishnan Sikand was a Government Civil Contractor for the construction ...
26. Anand Bakshi
Music Department | Sholay
Anand Bakshi was one of the greatest and popular lyricists of his time. He was the only lyricist, besides his associate Majrooh Sultanpuri, who enjoyed such a long and illustrious career in Bollywood lyricism and was still going strong after more than 40 years. Like Sultanpuri, Bakshi wrote simple ...
27. Shafi Inamdar
Director | Hum Dono
Shafi Inamdar was born on October 23, 1945 in Pangari, Dapoli Taluka, Ratnagiri, Bombay Presidency, British India. He was an actor and director, known for Hum Dono (1995), Yeh Jo Hai Zindagi (1984) and Takkar (1995). He was married to Bhakti Barve. He died on March 13, 1996 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, ...
28. Dara Singh
Actor | Kal Ho Naa Ho
"It's odd," Mike Mooneyham mused to me over the phone while discussing the recent death of Indian superstar Dara Singh, "but The Great Khali is the only Indian wrestler today's fans know.""It's ironic," I said, "but Khali would have been the perfect opponent for Singh to draw a crowd of 100, 000.""...
30. Kumari Naaz
Actress | Boot Polish
Kumari Naaz was born on August 20, 1944 in Bombay, Bombay Presidency, British India as Salma Baig. She was an actress, known for Boot Polish (1954), Devdas (1955) and Ek Shola (1956). She was married to Subbiraj. She died on October 19, 1995 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
Actress | Mohabbat Isko Kahete Hain
A film career spanning from the 1940s to the 1980s, Nanda was born on January 8, 1941, to a show-business Marathi family in Bombay, India. Her father was actor Master Vinayak, and her mother was Sushila. Nanda was the third of seven brothers and sisters. When she was just 5 years old, her father ...
36. Vijay Anand
Writer | Guide
Vijay Anand was a celebrated filmmaker, writer, editor, and actor in Hindi cinema. Known as "Goldie," the younger brother of filmmaker Chetan Anand and matinée idol Dev Anand, Vijay Anand was born in Gurdaspur, Punjab, India on January 22, 1934 to a father, who was a lawyer. He lost his mother when...
39. Nirmal Pandey
Actor | Bandit Queen
Nirmal Pandey was born on August 10, 1962 in Nainital, Uttar Pradesh, India as Rajkumar Pandey. He is known for his work on Bandit Queen (1994), Auzaar (1997) and Asambhava (1984). He was married to Archana Sharma and Kausar Munir. He died on February 18, 2010 in Andheri, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
40. Prakash Mehra
Director | Laawaris
Born on 13 July 1939 in Bijnor, Uttar Pradesh, Mehra started in the late 1950s as a production controller. In 1968, he directed Shashi Kapoor who played a double role in Haseena Maan Jayegi in 1973, he produced and directed Zanjeer. This hit with Amitabh Bachchan started a long term and successful ...
43. Ravindra Jain
Composer | Ram Teri Ganga Maili
Ravindra Jain was born on February 28, 1944 in Aligarh, United Provinces, British India. He is known for his work on Ram Teri Ganga Maili (1985), Mera Rakshak (1978) and Khwab (1980). He was married to Divya Jain. He died on October 9, 2015 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
44. A.K. Hangal
Actor | Sholay
His childhood was spent in Peshawar, where he had performed in theater for some major roles. However, his primary occupation for the early part of his life was that of a tailor. He was an active participant in the Indian freedom struggle. Following his father's retirement, the family moved from ...
46. Nasir Hussain
Writer | Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak
Nasir Husain Khan was born in Bhopal, India. He was the fourth of five children born to Jaffar Husain Khan, a history teacher, and Aamna, a housewife. He grew up a mischievous child in an orthodox family that looked down on films and theatrical works. Nevertheless, Nasir found himself working on ...
49. B.R. Chopra
Producer | Kanoon
One of India's most respected film personalities, Baldev Raj Chopra (better known as B.R. Chopra) has been an architect of what is now known as the golden era of the Bollywood industry. Having converted offbeat stories into immortal classics like Waqt (1965) and Naya Daur (1957), he commands high ...