Sudesh Bhonsle was born on 1st July 1960 in Mumbai, Maharashtra. He is a very popular singer in the Bollywood film industry and is especially known for exactly imitating the Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan. He made his debut venture as a singer in the film Zalzala, that got released in the year 1988.
He also did imitate the exemplary actors like Anil Kapoor, and Sanjeev Kumar. As he could do mimicry for Amitabh Bachchan, he sang songs for his movies in his very voice itself. Alongside with singing, Sudhesh Bhonsle could also do mimicry of popular actors at that part of the time. He has sung many songs and made a splendid record as a singer. It consequently made him quite popular, and his fame had known no bounds at all. His apparent cognition as a singer is just brilliant.
His songs were obviously big hits, and he always wanted to make the songs as in sure shot hits. He got a lot of fan followers for his versatile multiple voice and singing. He made the movies quite popular with his songs. He won the very prestigious and honorable Mother Teresa Millennium award in the year 2008. He won a huge award at the awards ceremony, held at Kolkata. His songs are so popular that listening to it is bliss. He is such a talented singer, and the elements in his singing were never altered. He made it successful in all of the songs that he had sung.
He is quite active in the Bollywood film industry right from the year 1988 until the present. He is such a genius for all the music composers. He worked as a playback singer as well and made a splendid difference with his lovely singing. He became a revolutionary singer, especially with his mimicry skills. He turned out to do dubbing for famous actors. Thus, he proved out to be a versatile artist in the Hindi film industry. He also did the imitation of an actor namely Vinod Khanna. His singing is just incredible, and it sounds out to be pretty much soothing for the audience. He has done splendid singing in the Hindi film industry.
India’s digital superstar, Saahil Khattar is YouTuber and a comedian. He was a runner-up at the hit comedy television show Comedy KaMahaMuqabala. He was part of the ultimate hilarious video “The cost of being Indian.” His YouTube videos are worth the watch.
Balraj Syal was born in a middle-class family in Jalandhar, Punjab. He did his schooling from the ‘Parvati Jain Senior Secondary School’ in Jalandhar. Since School days, he was an all-rounder. He used to participate in extra-curricular activities as well as was good at studies. He is an arts graduate. During his college days, he spent most of the time in the theatre, sports, and other such activities. Balraj was also a part of NSS.
In an interview when he was asked what he misses the most from his college life, the comedian replied that he misses his friends the most as they used to hang out with him all day long during NSS camps and cultural festivals. Balraj is multi-talented as he is a stand-up comedian, an anchor, an actor, creative writer and a dialogue writer as well. He first came into the limelight with the show ‘Laughter Challenge 4’ where he was the runner-up. Although he didn’t emerge as a winner but he got work as a creative writer for several shows on the channel Star One since the year 2008.
In the year 2010, he finished as a finalist for the show ‘Laughter Ke Phatke’ on Star One. Later, he emerged as a winner for the reality show ‘Comedy Ka Mahamuqabla’ on Star Plus in the year 2011. Balraj has also worked for the channel B4U as a stand-up comedian. He has also worked as an anchor for the show ‘Big Mele Ka Star- Season 2’ for the channel Spark Punjabi. As a creative writer, he worked for the ‘Comedy Nights With Kapil’ as well as its rival ‘Comedy Circus’.
The multi-talented Syal is closely associated with the MH1 channel and has been working as an anchor and stand-up comedian since 2006 to the present. He has been part of all the comedy shows on the channel as well as done more than 500 live shows as VJ and celebrity interview-based shows. Balraj is not limited to the television, but he has worked in several Punjabi movies as well, some of them include ‘Dharti’, ‘Kabaddi Once Again’, ‘Tu Mera 22 Main Tera 22’, ‘Putt Jattan De’, ‘Heer And Hero’ and much more.
Currently, he is working with K9 productions as well as on other projects.
Nikhil Ratnaparkhi is a veteran Bollywood actor although; he has never acted in any main roles. Whichever movie he has acted in, he has been in a supporting role. He has acted in some movies and many of them have been big hits. He made his debut on the Indian Television in the year 1998 and was a part of the TV series, ‘Pimplepaan’. Nikhil was born on the 12th of December in the year 1973. He is currently 43 years of age. In 2004, Nikhil made his Bollywood debut in the film ‘Hava Aney De’.
The film was a success, and he was greatly appreciated for his acting in the film. His performance in the film settled his career in Bollywood. Though he has not yet acted in any lead role, his supporting roles are as important as that of the lead role. In 2005, he appeared in another film called ‘Aai No. 1’ and later in the same year, he also acted in the film titled ‘Paheli’ as Banwari.The film was good but did not meet the expected success. Then in the year 2009, after a break of four years, he acted in a Marathi film ‘Gho Mala Asla Hawa’ as Bopya.
A year later in 2010, he acted in the comedy film ‘Tere Bin Laden’ which also starred actors like Vivek Oberoi. Then in 2011, he acted in the film ‘Mod’ as as Gangaram. In the same year, he also acted in the movie ‘Superstar’. In the year 2012, he starred in ‘Gola Berij’ and OMG: Oh My God. It starred Akshay Kumar and Paresh Rawal as the lead actors. The film was about how Paresh Rawal, a middle-class man, loses his shop because of an earthquake and now he wanted reimbursement for his shop from God.
Those who follow Bollywood movies are accustomed to the character ‘Iqbal,’ which follows the story of a mute and deaf, rookie Indian bowler’s attempt to achieve recognition, and be one of the prestigious XI, that represent the country in cricket. The character, which goes by the same name of Iqbal, was portrayed by none other than Shreyas Talpade, who is an Indian actor. Shreyas is a Mumbaikar, who pursued his schooling from Shree Ram Welfare Society. The inception of his career began with Marathi television serials, and numerous stage plays across the state. Shreyas was famous for his role in the Marathi soap opera, Aabhal Maaya. In the year 1997, he pocketed a crucial role as a child actor in the Zee TV produced television serial “Woh.” Talpade played the role of a young Ashutosh Gowarikar. He is also ostentatious for his roles in the mini soap operas produced by Adhikari Brothers, and his role as “Tejas,” in the Damini. The character of Tejas, transformed Talpade, into a well-known Marathi household name. Shreyas began his movie venture with cameos in Nidaan, Raghu More, and Aankhen. He pocketed a major role in the Marathi horror-comedy, “Pachadlela.” The movie catapulted Talpade’s career, and he managed to attract the attention of various directors in the Marathi film industry. In 2005, he auditioned for the role of a deaf and mute, young cricket aspirant in Nagesh Kukunoor’s film titled “Iqbal.” Talpade reportedly stated that he honestly didn’t expect to grab the lead role in Kukunoor’s venture. The movie was a huge hit at the box office, and Shreyas was also nominated for a Filmfare Award in the Debut category.
As a result of this Bollywood launch pad, Talpade, later on, starred in Hindi movies such as Apna Sapna Money Money, Dor, Dil Dosti Etc, Aggar, Golmaal Returns, Om Shanti Om, Bombay to Bangkok, Welcome to Sajjanpur, just to name a few. He was twice nominated for Filmfare Awards in the category of Best Supporting Actor, for Om Shanti Om and Golmaal returns. Talpade received accreditation in the form of a Stardust Award for Breakthrough Performance in Om Shanti Om. He also acted in movies such as Paying Guest, Aagey Se Right, Hum Tum Shabana, Joker, Teen Thay Bhai, Help, Will You Marry Me, Kamaal Dhamaal Malamaal, Dostana 2, and the Marathi film “Baji.” Talpade met his wife Deepti, when the former attended her college function as a celebrity guest, followed by which the two, tied the knot after getting to know each other well in a few months.
Raveena Tandon is an Indian film actress who is known for doing some commercial cinema and then migrating to serious roles that gave her recognition as a serious actress. She made her superstar debut in film Mohra, which was supposed to be done by Divya Bharti. As Divya died, Raveena was the ultimate choice to play the role of the sexy girl, who did first item song’ Tu Cheez BariHai Mast Mast’. She was often paired with Akshay Kumar, and the duo became the most successful pair in Bollywood. She also made a hit pair with Govinda and did some blockbuster movies with the actor. Raveena made a sabbatical from films and did reject offers such as Dil To Pagal Hai, Gupt, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai and Virasat, which went to other successful heroines of Bollywood.
She surprised critics by acting in a film ‘Daman: A Victim of Marital Violence’ by Kalpana Lajmi. In this film, she played the role of battered wife and received the national film award for best actress. Although her award was under a lot of controversy amongst film fraternity, she shut critics mouth by appearing in 'Aks’, directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra. She was ultimate choice of film fraternity for donning the role of Neeta, which fetched her supporting best actress category award. She again acted in a serious movie called Satta, and her performance carried rave reviews. In this way, Raveena had scored well against her male-star Akshay Kumar, Shahrukh Khan, and even Govinda. Raveena Tandon was the second lady of Madhur Bhandarkar’s next serious and feminist film ‘Satta’ (after Chandni Bar)where Raveena played the role of a politician. After seeing this film, even Jaya Prada was moved by her performance wanted to act in such serious roles. She was busy actress between 1991-94. During this time, she was regarded as influential commercial star personalities of Bollywood. Later she acted with all leading heroes and received wide recognition for her performances in Aks and Daman, which established her an iconic actress as the role in Kalpana Lajmi’s Daman was toughest for any glamor actress to perform.
In 2001, she appeared in a Tamil film’ Aalavandhan’, a film directed by Suresh Krissna and had Kamal Haasan playing double roles. She had acted in Telugu(Bangaru Bullodu, Akasa Veedhilo, and Pandavulu Pandavulu Tummeda) and Kannada cinema even. Raveena Tandon was born on October 26, 1974. Her father is Ravi Tandon, who had directed Amitabh Bachchan films like Majboor and Khuddar. Later, she got married to film distributor Anil Thadani in 2004, and the couple has two children, Meantime, she also acted in a TV serial Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam, which veteran actress Meena Kumari did in Guru Dutt’s same movie based on Bimal Mitra’s novel.
Arhaan is an entertainer. He made his television debut as Krishna in the TV show, Mann Kee Awaaz Pratigya. He has gone on to appear on the screens of his fans and well-wishers in several shows. He has won several awards to his belt, signifying his talent and stance in the motion pictures industry. Some of his awards his include Indian Telly Awards, Great Talent Awards, and STAR Parivaar Awards, among others.
He is allegedly in love with fellow actor Mansi Shrivastav. And who knows, the wedding bells might ring soon.
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He is a famous TV actor who bagged many awards in the start of his career as a result of his great acting skills. He is from Ajmer, Rajasthan. He did his schooling from there & later on moved to Noida (UP) to complete his graduation. He always believed that he can be a good actor. He followed his heart & went on to become an actor in the end. He belongs to a middle class family & his parents were not happy with his decision of becoming an actor. But as we say, fortune favours the brave & rightly so in his case.
He made his TV debut with serial Mann Kii Awaaz Pratigya & what a fantastic debut it has been for him. Not only did he get applause from critics but his role of Krishna became so mass famous, that his fans used to call him with the same name. After this show, he featured in the show Comedy Ka Maha Muqabla & right now he is playing the role of Raghu in the TV show Do Dil Bandhe Ik Dori se.
He is a fitness freak but he believes that one can also enjoy good-tasty food by doing proper workout. As per the sources, he is in a relationship with Avantika Hundal, but when asked about marriage then he was spotted saying that it’s not the age for him to get married. Whatever be the case, we wish for his happy life & a prosperous acting career.
Serials & Movies: He has featured in 3 TV shows by now, namely, Mann Ki Awaaz Pratigya, Comedy Ka Maha Muqabla & Do Dil Bandhe Ik Dori Se.
DOB: 6 August 1984
Rashami Desai is a well-known television actress, model, and dancer, and is famous for her role as Tapasya on Colors TV’s hit soap opera, ‘Uttaran’. Born as Divya Desai on 4th August, 1986, in Nagaon, Assam, she studied in Ulubari High School and learnt the Kathak and Bharatnatyam styles of dance.
She began acting at an early age and was featured in many Bhojpuri films, including Pyar Jab Kehu Se Hoi Jala, Kab Hoi Gauna Hammar, Balma Bada Naadan, Bambai Ki Laila Chapra Ka Chaila, Tohse Pyar Ba, and Sathi Sanghati. She also performed in the Hindi film, Yeh Lamhe Judaai Ke, and had cameo appearances in Dabangg 2 and the Assamese movie, Konnyadaan.
She made her television debut in ‘Raavan’, which was aired on Zee TV. She also performed in Meet Mila De Rabba, Ssshhh…Phir Koi Hai, and Haunted Nights. She bagged herself the lead roles in Pari Hoon Main, and Uttaran, where she continues to leave her mark. She contested in shows like Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5, and comedy shows like Comedy Ka Maha Muqabala, Kahani Comedy Circus Ki, Comedy Circus 3, and Comedy Nights with Kapil.
She has consistently received awards in recognition of her great performances and has won Best Actor in a Negative Role, Best Actress, Most Popular Negative Actor, Gr8 Face of the Year, Most Lokpriya Dancing Diva, Most Entertaining Face on TV, Excellence in Acting, and many more awards.
If she were not an actress, she would have loved to be an air hostess. Rashami Desai married Nandish Sandhu, her co-star from Uttaran, in 2012, but the couple is rumored to be going through some hard times in their relationship.
Jennifer Singh Grover, a popular Indian actress and anchor, was born as Jennifer Winget on 30th May 1985 in Mumbai. She’s the daughter of a Marathi Christian father and a Punjabi mother and she has an elder brother. She studied in St. Xavier’s High school and K J Somaiya College in Mumbai. She married her co-star, Karan Singh Grover, in April 2012. She bought a yacht for his 32rd birthday and can’t imagine her life without him. She enjoys shopping and accessorizing and believes that being herself is being fashionable.
She began her acting career at the young age of 12 and played minor roles in Hindi films like Akele Hum Akele Tum (1995), Raja Ki Aayegi Baraat (1997), Raja Ko Rani Se Pyar Ho Gaya (2000), and Kuch Naa Kaho (2003). Her television career began with the role of Piya in Shaka Laka Boom Boom. She also played Sneha Bajaj in Kasautii Zindagi Kay, Natasha in Kyaa Hoga Nimmo Kaa, Dr. Riddhima Gupta Malik in Dill Mill Gayye, and important roles in Kkusum, Sangam and Kahiin To Hoga. She’s currently famous as the female lead character of Kumud in the Star Plus serial, Saraswatichandra.
Besides TV serials, she’s also hosted many shows including Dekh India Dekh, Laughter Ke Phatke, Zara Nach Ke Dikha 2, Comedy Ka Maha Muqabala, Nachle Ve with Saroj Khan and Star Holi Masti Gulal Ki and has participated as a contestant in shows like Comedy Circus 3 and Zor Ka Jhatka: Total Wipeout.
Her achievements include numerous awards including Best Beti, Comic Role (Female), Best Villan (Female), Best Child Actress, Fresh Face of the Year, Best Patni, Best Jodi, Supporting Role (Female) and Best Actress awards.
This name does not need any introduction, as the Indian comedian, Raju Srivastav, is known widely.
Personal Life: Actual name, Satya Prakash Srivastav, but known as Raju Srivastav, born on 25 December, 1963, and hails from Kanpur, India. He hails from a middle class Kayastha family. His father, Balai Kaka, was a famous poet, and Raju wanted to become a comedian since his childhood, as he used to imitate his teachers when he was in school. His mind was preoccupied with the intention to become a comedian, and thus, he appeared in many films starting by playing a small role in Maine Pyaar Kiya.
Career: Raju moved to Mumbai and started his career by playing small or comedic roles in many films like Maine Pyaar Kiya, Tezaab, Baazigar, Main Prem Ki Deewani Hoon, Big Brother, Bombay to Goa, and many more, but he did not get any recognition till later. During his struggling days, Raju use to mimic Amitabh Bachchan. Later, he gained recognition through a comedy show where he won second place, after which he participated in the Great Indian Laughter Challenge, and won the show. He also appeared in other TV reality shows like Bigg Boss, Comedy Circus, Nach Baliye Season 4, Comedy Nights With Kapil, and recently, appeared in Gangs of Haseepur on Zee TV. What we most like about him is his great gigs timing, whose comedy can make anybody laugh.
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Raju Shrivastav, also known as Raju Srivastava, is an Indian actor, voice actor and comedian, who was born on December 25, 1963, in Kanpur, India. He is the son of Kanpur’s poet, Ramesh Chandra Srivastava or Balai Kaka. Srivasta followed his dream to become a comedian ever since he was young. He used to impersonate his teachers. Raju settled down in Mumbai and appeared in several films doing small roles. During his grappling days, he used to impersonate Indian actor, Amitabh Bachchan. Raju Srivastav is a very talented comedian. He finished his studies in Kanpur.
Raju also performed in stage shows in India and other countries. He also promoted his audio tapes and VCDs. He participated in the stand-up comedic show, The Great Indian Laughter Challenge, and won as the second runner-up, and then he joined The Great Indian Laughter Challenge – Champions, where he got the title of The King of Comedy. He was also a contestant of the reality show, Bigg Boss Season 3. He also joined the show, Comedy Ka Maha Muqabla.
The Samajwadi Party of Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav of Uttar Pradesh took Raju from Kanpur for the Lok Sabha Election, 2014. However, Raju sent back the ticket since he is not getting ample support from the residents of the party. Then he was allied to Bhartiya Janta Party.
Raju was married with two kids and has been part of films like Tezaab, Maine Pyaar Kiya, Baazigar, Mr. Azad, Big Brother, Bombay to Goa and more. He is also in the TV series, Shaktiman, Comedy Circus, Dekh Bhai Dekh, Laugh India Laugh, Nach Baliye 6, Comedy Nights with Kapil, and many more.
Career : This comedy actor did a lot of Bollywood movie like Tezaab, Maine Pyaar Kiya, Aamdani Atthani Kharcha Rupaiyaa, Waah! Tera Kya Kehna, Main Prem Ki Diwani Hoon,Big Brother, Bombay to Goa, and Bhavnao Ko Samjho. Other than these, he also did some TV shows like The Great Indian Laughter Challenge, Bigg Boss, Shaktiman, Raju Hazir Ho, Comedy Ka Maha Muqabala, Comedy Circus, Dekh Bhai Dekh Laugh India Laugh, Nautanki - The Comedy Theatre, Comedy Nights with Kapil, Adaalat, etc.
Personal Life: The talented comedian is married to Shikha, who is a homemaker. They have two children, Antara and Aayushmaan.
Personal Interest: He is very passionate about traveling, playing football, and listening to classical music, among others.
A smile is what appears in your mouth, whenever you see him on your television screens. Shailesh Lodha is one of the most talented comedians in the Indian television industry. Shailesh Lodha was born on July 15th, 1969, in Jodhpur, Rajasthan. Since childhood, he has been fond of making people laugh, he used to write his own jokes and used to perform in front of his friends and family, just to make them laugh.
The first time he appeared on Indian television screen was in comedy circus (June 16, 2007-present) aired on Sony entertainment television, as a contestant. He also appeared in the sitcom Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah (28 July 2008 – Present), aired on SAB Tv, as columnist Tarak Mehta.
He is also a writer and has published four books until now, some of them based on satirical humor, and one which he co-write to his wife, who is an educationist and management guru, and it is a self-help book. He has been a part of the television industry for a short time, but he has already received three awards by now, two of them were the best anchor award, which he received at Zee Gold Awards (2014) and Sab Ke Anokhe Award (2012).
“Writing is what helps me relax." Shailesh Lodha stated in an interview and said that even in his spare time he likes to write, as it helps him transfer all that he is going on in his life, into words and out of his head.
Sucheta Khanna is Indian TV serial and film actress renowned for playing comical roles. She started her acting career with the show Hari Mirchi Laal Mirchi which was being aired on Doordarshan National. Currently she is portraying the character of Indumati Gupta who is the wife of Mukandilal Gupta in the comedy serial Lapataganj which is aired on SAB TV. Khanna has also acted in a Malayalam film Kakkakuyil where she has portrayed the character of Alina. Besides her career as a TV actress she has acted in Hindi movies playing comic roles for which she is renowned. She has done a guest appearance in the movie Anjaana Anjaani starring Ranbir Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra and has also acted in the movie Yamla Pagla Deewana rehearsing the role of Poli. In the sequel Yamla Pagla Deewana 2 which was released in 2013 she played the role of Babli who is a comical villain and her partner in crime is Johnny Lever. In the serial Lapataganj she represents a typical Indian housewife for whom her husband is of utmost importance. The lady she portrays is very slow when it comes to thinking and speaking and has problems in pronunciation of certain Hindi and Urdu words.