Posts filed under ‘Biographies’

Urmila Matondkar – Family, Fame & Facts

Name: Urmila Matondkar

Birthday: 4th February 1974

Height: 5′4″

Status: Single

Past Boyfriends: Rumoured Ex-Boyfriend is married director Ram Gopal Verma.

Parents: Father – Lecturer

Claim to Fame: As a child artist, Masoom (1983) & Rangeela (1995) as an adult actor

First Movie Success: Rangeela (1995)

Movies to Transform the Career: Masoom, Dacait, Rangeela, Jungle, Judaai, Tehzeeb, Satya, Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya, Om Jai Jagadish, Pinjar, Maine Gandhi Ko Mara Nahin, Bhoot & Ek Hasina Thi.

Family Connections: None. Child artist.


March 3, 2008 at 1:28 pm 6 comments

Sushma Seth – Family, Fame & Facts

Name: Sushma Seth

Claim to Fame: Grandmother/Moter Roles – Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham & Kal Ho Naa Ho her most notable roles

First Movie Success: Kalyug (1981)

Movies to Transform the Career: Junoon, Kalyug, Silsila, Prem Rog, Khamosh, Tawaif, Ram Teri Ganga Maili, Alag Alag, Nagina, Waaris, Chandni, Ajooba, Deewana, Bol Radha Bol, 1942 Love Story, Bade Miyan Chote Miyan, Daag, Taal, Chal Mera Bhai, Dhadkan, Dhaai Akshar Prem Ke, Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham & Kal Ho Na Ho

Family Connections: None. Entry through theatre.

December 24, 2007 at 12:24 am 3 comments

Soha Ali Khan – Family, Fame & Facts

Name: Soha Ali Khan

Birthday: 4th October 1978

Height: 5′4″

Boyfriend: Siddharth Narayan (Hindi Star in Rang De Basanti and South-Indian Actor mega-star)

Parents: Father: Mansoor Ali Khan (Ex-Captain of Indian Cricket Team) Mother: Sharmila Tagore (Famous Bollywood Actress)

Siblings: Brother- Saif Ali Khan (Bollywood Actor) and Sister – Saba Ali Khan

Claim to Fame: Being Sharmila Tagore’s daughter and Saif Ali Khan’s sister. Also fame from Rang De Basanti (2006).

First Movie Success: Rang De Basanti (2006)

Movies to Transform the Career: Dil Maange More, Pyaar Mein Twist, Rang De Bastani, Antar Mahal, Ahista Ahista & Khoya Khoya Chand.

Family Connections: Born into the Nawabs of Pataudi Family and the Tagore family. Both Father (Mansoor Ali Khan) & Uncle (Iftikhar Ali Khan) were both Nawab of Pataudi and Indian Cricketing Captains. Grandmother was Sajida Sultan, Begum of Bhopal and Uncle was Pakistani General Nawabzada Sher Ali Khan. Great great grandfather is Rabindranath Tagore (famed Bengali poet and author). Sister-in-law with Bollywood Actress Amrita Singh (Saif Ali Khan’s ex-wife).

December 24, 2007 at 12:11 am 12 comments

Sandhya Mridul – Family, Fame & Facts

Name: Sandhya Mridul


Date of Birth: 1st January

Sibling(s): Elder Brother, Siddharth Mridul and Younger Brother Pankaj Mridul

Spouse: Divorced

Claim to Fame: Saathiya (2002) or TV’s Popular Schwabimaan

First Movie Success:Saathiya (2002)

Movies to Transform the Career: Saathiya, Waisa Bhi Hota Hai 2, Page 3, Socha Na Tha & Honeymoon Travels 

Family Connections: None.

December 23, 2007 at 11:56 pm 1 comment

Minissha Lamba – Family, Fame & Facts

Name: Minissha Lamba

Birthday: 1st January 1985

Height: 5′2″

Boyfriend: Ravi Behl

Claim to Fame: Yahaan (2005)

First Movie Success: Yahaan (2005) – More critical then commercial success first full blown Commercial success is Honeymoon Travels (2007)

Movies to Transform the Career: Yahaan, Company, Anthony Kaun Hai, Honeymoon Travels & Heyy Babyy

Family Connections: None. Success from Cadbury Promotions/Modelling.

December 21, 2007 at 5:18 pm 3 comments

Manisha Koirala – Family, Fame & Facts

Name: Manisha Koirala

Birthday: 16th August 1970

Height: 5′5″

Sibling(s): Brother – Siddharth Koirala (Actor)

Boyfriend: Prashant Chaudhary

Past Boyfriends: Crispin Conroy (Ex-Fiance’) is Australia’s Napalese Ambassador

Claim to Fame: 1942 Love Story & Serious 90s Films
First Movie Success: Saudagar (1991)

Movies to Transform the Career: Saudagar, 1942 Love Story, Bombay, Akele Hum Akele Tum, Agni Sakshi, Champion, Khamoshi: The Musical, Gupt: The Hidden Truth, Mann, Kacche Daage, Dil Se, Lajja, Company, Mumbai Express & Anwar.

Family Connections: Mostly Political Connections. Her Grandfather was Bishweshwar Prasad Koirala, Prime Minister of Nepal (late 50s-early 60s). Her uncles Girija & MP Koirala were also Nepalese Politicians. Her brother is also an actor, Siddharth Koirala.

December 21, 2007 at 4:29 pm 2 comments

Lara Dutta – Family, Fame & Facts

Name: Lara Dutta

Birthday: 16th April 1978

Height: 5′8″

Sibling(s): 2 Sisters

Past Boyfriends: Briefly Derek Jeter & recently split from long time boyfriend of 8 years, Kelly Dorjee

Parents: Father – Wing Commander L.K Dutta & British Mother Jennifer Dutta

Claim to Fame: Won 2000 Miss Universe

First Movie Success: Andaaz (2003)

Movies to Transform the Career: Mumbai Se Aaye Mera Dost, Elaan, Jurm, Zinda, Masti, Kaal, No Entry, Fanaa, Partner, Bhagam Bhag & Jhoom Barabar Jhoom.

Family Connections: Composer & DJ Nitin Sawhney is Lara’s Cousin but mostly connection through Miss Universe.

December 20, 2007 at 10:56 pm 4 comments

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