Have you heard about self-made stars? Yes, you just read the title right, today we are listing down the self-made actor & actress from Bihar. Bollywood, the largest industry of Hindi Cinema, produces the most grossed cinema throughout the year. In this big country becoming a star indeed requires luck to swim & navigate through the Bollywood nepotism water, where Industry superiors have a bigger hand in creating the career graph. Yet our talented actors have made their names shining on the list.
List of 10 Famous Bollywood Celebrities From Bihar with Photo is down below-
1. Late Sushant Singh Rajput
Scavenging media coverage has made the star known to the far ends. The young actor’s untimely death was not an easy piece of news to digest by anyone in India. The actor’s new release trailer of his upcoming movie ‘Dil Bechara’ is trending and giving competitions to Avengers Endgame with a 4.3million likes on YouTube in less than 24 hours.
He had been rigorous to every character he played bringing the most perfection to every work he did – in M.S.Dhoni’s he gave a jaw dropping performance by skillfully mastering the most tough personality and captaincy look to climbing steps of mountains in the movie Kedarnath all were a piece of art crafted with extreme hard work.
2. Manoj Bajpayee
He was born in a small village of Belwa in Narkatiaganj in Bihar. His dreams of becoming a star is the reason for him becoming the recipient of two National Film Awards and four Filmfare awards and also the Padma Shri, the glorious awards of hard work. He got his big success by playing Bhiku Mhatre in Ram Gopal Varma’s 1998 crime drama SATYA.
Along with Bollywood the actor was currently seen working as a lead character in one of the trending web series The Family Man, an interesting plot where a middle class man works as secret agent in National Investigation Agency. In his recent interview he takes a dig on the airing nepotism debate saying about his struggling days and how he had to fight for not having that ‘ the ideal hero face’.
3. Pankaj Tripathi
Pankaj Tripathi, our favourite meme material is also from Bihar. He has crafted phenomenal acting performances in movies such as Omkara, Gangs of Wasseypur sequel, Fukrey, Masan, Stree, Bareilly ki Barfi, Newton for which he earned National Film Award. He has been energetically active throughout with over 40 films and 60 television shows. He was a part of the trending Netflix Web series Mirzapur.
4. Sanjay Mishra
The predominant Hindi cinema actor who has made us laugh with his phenomenal roles on screen. His debut film was 1995 Oh Darling! Golmaal: Fun Unlimited and Dhamaal are his back to back performances where he got immense fame with his hit acting and correct comic timings.
Other than Hindi cinema he has acted in Telugu, Bhojpuri, and Punjabi movies. His comic timings and acting skills are brilliant with his perfect blending of things making the entire movie so appealing on screens. He has won Filmfare Award for Best Actor (Critics) in the year 2014 for his movie Ankhon Dekhi and also Best Actor in a comic role in the year 2010 for the movie Phas Gaye Re Obama.
5. Shekhar Suman
A multi talented Indian actor, anchor, producer, singer, and director. His first movie was UTSAV opposite Rekha, produced by Shashi Kapoor and produced by Girish Karnad. Worked in more than 35 films along with popular T.V. shows like Dekh Bhai Dekh, Movers n Shakers, Simply Shekhar, Carry On Shekhar, and many more. He was one of the judges in the reality show The Great Indian Laughter Challenge along with Navjot Singh Sindhu.
His first directed movie is ‘Heartless’ in the year 2014. A versatile actor whose talents have made him a 90’s favorite. The actor shows deep grief and condolence to the loss of the actor – SSR and in one of his recent interviews speaks about Bollywood nepotism and calls it gangism, asking justice and further CBI inquiry for the case.
6. Akhilendra Mishra
Known since 1990 as Kroor Singh in a fantasy television series aired on Doordarshan – Chandrakanta. The actor always makes us entertained with his joyful, acting skills, and still goes on with his laughter. In his career, he did a lot of movies and television series. Some of his notable works are Lagaan, Deewar, Gangaajal, Lal Salaam and many more.
7. Shatrughan Sinha
The first actor from Bihar and the superstar actor in his time well known as Shotgun and Bihari Babu. He did many films, some of his notable films were Ab Kya Hoga, Vishwanath, Hawalat, Zalzala, and many more. He is also the first-ever Bollywood star to be a union minister.
8. Sonakshi Sinha
The Dabaang Queen daughter of the great Shatrughan Sinha, who is also a politician. She has been an amazing superstar seen in Dabaang sequel, Rowdy Rathore, and many more. Nominated for the Filmfare Best Actress awards for her phenomenal performance in the movie Lootera. Has been a fitness motivation for her amazing weight loss journey. Her works are as charming as she is!
9. Neetu Chandra
The Indian actress who is also a producer and theater artist ,an established Classical dancer and sports person. Her debut movie was Garam Masala where she played the role of Sweety, an air hostess. She has done telugu and Bhojpuri movies as well. The gorgeous actress also acted in movies like Traffic Signal, 13B and many other movies.
10. Neha Sharma
The beautiful actress who can win million hearts with her smile is from Bhagalpur, Bihar, and has done some great Bollywood movies like Crook, Kya Super Kool Hain Hum, Youngistan and there are more in her hit list. In 2020 she was the part of the movie Tanhaji: the Unsung Warrior.
There are many other actors, the land of Bihar has gifted the nation with inbound talents and hardworking people. None of their journeys were easy, the self made stars are legends for their extravagant acting skills and phenomenal performance.