List of Famous people born in Delhi, India
Shah Rukh Khan
Shah Rukh Khan, also known by the initialism SRK, is an Indian actor, film producer, and television personality. Referred to in the media as the "Baadshah of Bollywood", "King of Bollywood" and "King Khan", he has appeared in more than 80 Hindi films, and earned numerous accolades, including 14 Filmfare Awards. The Government of India has awarded him the Padma Shri, and the Government of France has awarded him the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres and the Legion of Honour. Khan has a significant following in Asia and the Indian diaspora worldwide. In terms of audience size and income, he has been described as one of the most successful film stars in the world.
Vinod Dua is an Indian journalist who worked in Doordarshan and NDTV India.
Gauri Khan is an Indian film producer and designer who has designed spaces for high-profile individuals such as Mukesh Ambani, Roberto Cavalli and Ralph Lauren, as well as Bollywood celebrities such as Karan Johar, Jacqueline Fernandez and Sidharth Malhotra. She is the co-founder and co-chairperson of the film production company Red Chillies Entertainment and its subsidiaries. Khan is married to Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan. In 2018, Khan was named as one of Fortune magazine's "50 Most Powerful Women".
Shraddha Arya is an Indian actress who has appeared in television shows like Main Lakshmi Tere Aangan Ki, Tumhari Paakhi and Dream Girl. She has also done movies such as Paathshaala and Nishabd and been a part of major ad campaigns with brands like TVS Scooty, Pears and Johnson & Johnson. Since 2017, she has been portraying the role of Dr. Preeta Arora in Zee TV's Kundali Bhagya. In 2019, she was seen in Nach baliye 9 as one of the contestant along with Alam Makkar, but was Eliminated 7th, on 27 October 2019.
Kriti Sanon is an Indian actress who appears predominantly in Hindi films. She pursued an engineering degree from the Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, after which she briefly worked as a model. After making her debut in Telugu cinema with the psychological thriller 1: Nenokkadine (2014), Sanon won the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut for her performance in Sabbir Khan's action comedy Heropanti (2014), which marked her first project in Hindi cinema.
Saif Ali Khan
Saif Ali Khan is an Indian actor and producer who works in Hindi films. The son of actress Sharmila Tagore and cricketer Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi, Khan made his acting debut in Yash Chopra's drama Parampara (1993), but achieved success with his roles in the romantic drama Yeh Dillagi and the action film Main Khiladi Tu Anari. Khan's career prospect declined through much of the 1990s, and his biggest commercial success of the decade came with the ensemble drama Hum Saath-Saath Hain (1999). He rose to prominence with roles in two ensemble comedy-dramas—Dil Chahta Hai (2001) and Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003).
Laxmi Agarwal is an Indian acid attack survivor, a campaigner for rights of acid attack victims, and a TV host.
Taapsee Pannu is an Indian actress who works primarily in Hindi, Telugu and Tamil-language films. Her accolades include a Filmfare Award and she has appeared in Forbes India's Celebrity 100 list since 2018.
Jyotinder Singh Randhawa is an Indian professional golfer. He plays on the Asian Tour where he won eight times between 1998 and 2009. He was ranked in the top 100 of the Official World Golf Ranking several times between 2004 and 2009.
Rahul Gandhi is an Indian politician and a member of the Indian Parliament, representing the constituency of Wayanad, Kerala in the 17th Lok Sabha. A member of the Indian National Congress, he served as the President of the Indian National Congress from 16 December 2017 to 3 July 2019. Gandhi is the chairperson of the Indian Youth Congress and the National Students Union of India. He is also a trustee of Rajiv Gandhi Foundation and Rajiv Gandhi Charitable Trust.
Vishal Veeru Devgan, known professionally as Ajay Devgn, is an Indian film actor, director and producer. He is widely considered as one of the most popular and influential actors of Hindi cinema, who has appeared in over a hundred Hindi films. Devgn has won numerous accolades, including two National Film Awards and four Filmfare Awards. In 2016, he was honoured by the Government of India with the Padma Shri, the fourth-highest civilian honour of the country.
Karan Singh Grover
Karan Singh Grover is an Indian model and actor known for his work in Indian television series such as Dill Mill Gayye and Qubool Hai. He has also starred in the Indian films Alone and Hate Story 3.
Aditya Dhar is an Indian writer, director and lyricist. He made his directorial debut with Uri: The Surgical Strike (2019), which was based on the 2016 Uri attack. He won the best director award for this film at the 66th National Film Awards in 2019.
Madhubala was an Indian actress, film producer and playback singer who worked in Hindi films. One of the most popular and highest-paid actresses of her time, she appeared in 73 Bollywood films in a career spanning over two decades. In the media, she is referred to as one of the most beautiful, greatest and influential personalities of Indian cinema.
Angad Singh Bedi is an Indian film actor and former model. He made his debut with Kaya Taran in 2004, an adaptation of a Malayalam short story by N. S. Madhavan, Vanmarangal Veezhumpol. He has done the film F.A.L.T.U in 2011 and known for his roles in Pink (2016), Dear Zindagi (2016) and Tiger Zinda Hai (2017).
Sidharth Malhotra is an Indian actor who appears mainly in Hindi-language films. Malhotra began a career as a model at the age of 18. Dissatisfied with his modelling career, he went on to work as a trainee assistant director to Karan Johar for the 2010 film My Name Is Khan.
Mohit Marwah is a Bollywood actor, best known for his debut feature film Fugly, produced by Akshay Kumar, and Raag Desh directed by Tigmanshu Dhulia He has appeared in Short Films such as Strangers in the Night produced by Dharma Productions and directed by Shakun Batra, and in Love Shots produced by Yash Raj Films.
Raashii Khanna is an Indian actress and playback singer who predominantly works in Telugu and Tamil film industries. She made her acting debut in a supporting role with the Hindi film Madras Cafe (2013) and subsequently made her debut as female lead with Telugu film Oohalu Gusagusalade (2014), in Tamil with Imaikkaa Nodigal (2018) and Malayalam with Villain (2017).
Neha Bhasin is an Indian singer and songwriter. Known for her playback work in Bollywood and independent songs in the genre of indian pop and punjabi folk music, she is the recipient of two Filmare and Stardust Awards each.
Subrahmanyam Jaishankar is an Indian diplomat and politician who is the current Minister of External Affairs of the Government of India since 31 May 2019. He is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party and is a Member of Parliament in the Rajya Sabha since 5 July 2019, representing Gujarat. He has previously served as the Foreign Secretary from January 2015 to January 2018.