Bhopal is a city filled with talents, from Jaya Bachchan to Annu Kapoor, the list is long with many renowned actors who hail from Bhopal. With their outstanding performance they have won the hearts of the people all over the country. So, let’s throw light on some of the popular celebrities from Bhopal who reached at the pinnacle of success with their Hard work and Lofty Brilliance.
1) Jaya Bachan
This name needs no introduction. Apart from being a talented actor, she is a member of Parliament in the Rajya Sabha. Jaya Bachchan is the daughter of Journalist Taroon Kumar Bhandari and did her schooling at St. Joseph’s Convent School Bhopal. She is also known for being the wife of Shenshah of Bollywood Amitabh Bachchan.
2) Saumya Tandon
Saumya Tandon has made her mark in both Television and Bollywood films, known for making the debut from the movie Jab we met and appearing in the shows like Bhabhi ji ghar par hai. This charming actress is also an MBA graduate from top ranked B school Fore school of management. She also hosted many shows and did modeling assignments.
3) Javed Akhtar
Though Originally born in Gwalior, Javed Akhtar shifted to Bhopal to complete her graduation from Saifia College. He is the eminent Lyricist, screenwriter and poet who won 5 national awards , 15 Filmfare awards, also won Padma Bhushan and Padma Vibhushan. He is known for the Duo of Saleem Javed who wrote many super hit films like Sholay, Majboor, Haath ki safai, etc. Javed Akhtar is also the nominated member of Rajya Sabha
4) Annu Kapoor
Another distinguished personality from Bollywood, Annu Kapoor is known for films like Mr.India, Vicky Donor, Jolly LLB and even won Filmfare and National awards as a supporting actor for Vicky Donor. He has done all types of roles be it comedy, negative or being a sarcastic man, and considered a very diligent actor.
5) Divyanka Tripathi
This gorgeous actress of Television Industry has impressed many people with her work in the shows like Yeh hai Mohabbatein , Nach Baliye. Divyanka Tripathi also appeared in Forbes list of Highest earning celebs at 79th rank in 2019. She is also appearing in Web series Cold Lassi aur Chicken Masala.
6) Shoaib Ibrahim
Shoaib Ibrahim is a Television actor who gained fame from the show Sasural Simar ka. This cute actor has made many fans in a very less time and is trying to prove his competence.He is married to Deepika Kakkar who was also his co-actor in the show Sasural Simar Ka.
7) Sara Khan
Sara Khan made her career in showbiz industry at a very young age of 15. She won the title of Miss Bhopal Title in the year 2007 and after that made debut in TV industry from the show Bidaai. She made her presence in many reality shows like Bigg Boss 4, Kya aap panchavi pass se tezz hai. She even appeared in the movie Humaari Adhuri Kahani.
8) Raj Arjun
Raj Arjun is an actor who struggled for many years but finally found his place in Bollywood, He is more often known for his inimitable performance in the movie Secret Superstar, for which he also bagged the award of the best actor in a negative role in Zee cine awards.
9) Shawar Ali
Shawar Ali is a supermodel and actor who has done his debut from the movie Asambhav starring Priyanka Chopra and Arjun Rampal. He has done numerous Ramp shows and was a contemporary of Zulfi Syed.
10 Zaan Khan
Another stunning actor from Bhopal , Zaan Khan is an engineer turned actor, who made his career from the show Splitsvilla season 8 as a contestant and was chosen as 2nd runner up. After that he made his presence in Bollywood from the movie Satyamev Jayate thereafter he is seen in many Television shows. Currently he is appearing in the Daily soap Kyun Utthe Dil Chhod Aye as Randhir Raizada.