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This beautiful looking girl with her dimples and innocent smile won hearts of millions through ads like Perk and Liril. Preity started her career as a model. Her performance in the Liril caught the attention of Shekhar Kapur. The director signed her up with Hrithik Roshan in a movie titled “
Image Link: Rani Mukherjee
Born into a film family Rani Mukherjee got her first film offer after finishing her high school. She started with Bengali movie “Biyer Phool.” Her first Hindi movie was “Raja Ki Ayegi Barat” released in 1996. In this movie her co actor was Shadaab Khan, son of another great actor Amjad Khan. The film did not do well but Rani’s performance caught the Bollywood directors’ and producers’ attention. Then she appeared with Amir Khan in “Ghulam.” The movie was a big hit and changed Rani’s luck. That same year, she worked in “Kuch Kuch Hota Hai.” The director, Karan Johar was new. In this movie Rani worked in a small role. The film also had Kajol, Rani’s cousin. “Kuch Kuch Hota Hai” was the biggest hit of 1998. Rani’s performance in the movie won her Filmfare Award in the best supporting actress category. Since then Rani Mukherjee did not have to look back. Mujhse Shaadi Karogi, Sathiya, Chalte Chalte, Veer-Zara, Hum Tum, Black, Bunty aur Babli, Yuva turned her into one of the most famous actresses of Bollywood.
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Kajol Devgan is Rani Mukherjee’s cousin and shares the same lineage. Her mother Tanuja is a successful actress. Her cousins: Rani mukherjee, Sharbani mukherjee, Mohnish Behl are all professional actors. Her paternal grandfather Sashadhar Mukherjee was a great film director. Born in a family of acting Kajol got her first movie in 1992. The movie “Bekhudi” did not do well in the box office. In 1993, she paired up with Shahrukh Khan in “Baazigaar.” The movie was a big hit. Kajol and Shahrukh khan paired up in five movies including Baazigaar: Karan Arjun, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai and Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham. All these movies were very successful. The year 1998 was the luckiest year for Kajol. Four of her movies: Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Pyar to Hona Hi Tha, Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya, Dushman did great business in box office.
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She is the younger sister of Karishma Kapoor and one of the most promising actresses at present day Bollywood. In Bollywood the “Kapoor” family is highly respected. Before Kareena, her sister Karisma Kapoor was one of the top actresses of Bollywood. Kareena was planning to study Law in Harvard but some how by bad/good fortune she landed into film. Her first movie “Refugee” was released in 2000. In this movie she starred with Abhishek Bachchan, the son of Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan. The movie did not do well but Kareena kept on getting offers from good directors. Today, Kareena like her sister is one of the best actresses in Bollywood.
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Unlike Kareena, Kajol, Karishma, Ishaa Koppikar comes from a family of academicians. She studied in Life Sciences in
Image Link: Urmila Matondkar
Born in 1974 Urmila started her career as a child actress. Her first film was “Kalyug” in 1980. In 1983, she starred in “Masoom” where her co star was Shabana Azmi, Naseeruddin Shah. The movie was very successful and her performance was praised both by the film critiques and audience. As an adult actress she made her debut in N. Chandra's “Narasimha.” In 1992, she acted in Chamatkar with a new comer named Shahrukh Khan. The four years, from 1991 to 1995 was Urmila’s struggling period. Other actresses like Monisha Koirala, Raveena Tandon and others were ruling Bollywood. In 1995, “Rangeela” turned her into a Bollywood sex symbol over night. The movie directed by Ram Gopal Varma, had famous actors like Amir Khan and Jackie Shroff. The music by A.R. Rahman was a big hit. Dress designer Manish Malhotra transformed Urmila into a sex bomb.
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Like the Bachchans and Kapoors, the Koirala family is one of the most influential political families in
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Like Kareena and Kajol, Rani, Tabu also came from a family of film actress. Her real name is Tabassum Hashmi. Her aunt is one of the most famous actresses of
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This supermodel turned actor is one of the most fortunate women’s of Bollywood. WHY? Because, she is girl friend to one of the most good looking fellows in Indian cinema at present; John Abraham. Like Kareena, Bipasha’s entrance into acting world was by accident. She was planning to study in medical. Bipasha was born in
Image Link: Bhumika Chawla
What sets Bhumika apart from other actresses is her warm looking face and homely smile. Youngest daughter of an army officer, from child hood Bhumika went to different places in