10 BOLLYWOOD STARS WHO ARE SINDHI
The film industry is the place where people from any religion, language and caste can work. Many celebrities are Punjabi, Marathi, Gujarati, Hindu, Muslim, etc., But Bollywood cinema has very few Sindhi and Parsi stars. Here are some top ten Bollywood stars who are Sindhi.
Aftab Shivdasani works mostly in Hindi movies. He has done some amazing films like Kya Yehi Pyaar Hai, Masti, Awara Paagal Deewana, and Hungama. He had done many films as a child artist that include Mr. India and Chaal Baaz. It is obvious to know that Aftab is a Sindhi. He fits any role and makes it a perfect film.
Anjana Sukhani is an Indian actress who mainly works in the Bollywood industry. She is born and brought up in Jaipur, Rajasthan. Before getting an opportunity to work in Bollywood, she played in a small advertisement for Cadbury Dairy Milk with the leading star Amitabh Bachchan. She is a former model and tried her luck in Hindi movies, and finally, she did her first film Hum Dum. She does not belong to a film background. She did various movies, including Golmaal Returns, Salaam-e-Ishq, Jai Veeru, and many others. Anjana comes from a Sindhi family.
3. Govardhan Asrani
Govardhan Asrani is an amazing and fabulous actor. He has done some tremendous work in movies like in the legendary film Sholay as a jailer, Chala Murari Hero Banne, and Salaam Memsaheb. We have seen him playing in comedy, leading and supporting roles in many films. He played leading roles in Gujarati films. He is from a middle-class Sindhi family, and he was born in Jaipur, Rajasthan.
4. Kiara Advani
Kiara Advani is a charming actress in the Bollywood industry. Her debut film is Fugly with Mohit Marwah, Jimmy Sheirgill, Arfi Lamba, and Vijender Singh. Again she came up with the super hit film Ms. Dhoni: The Untold Story, where she played Dhoni’s wife, Sakshi. She made up the best role as Preeti from the film Kabir Singh which was the super hit. Saeed Jaffrey is Kiara Advani's relative. Kiara's dad is a Sindhi Hindu Businessman, Jadeep Advani, and her mother is Geneviene Jaffrey. Kiara's real name is Alia Advani, but she changed her name to Kiara as Bollywood already has Alia Bhatt.
Ranveer Singh is known for his best roles in Hindi films. Ranveer is married to Deepika Padukone. He made his debut in the film Band Baaja Barat along with Anushka Sharma. Bajirao Mastani, Padmavat, Simmba, and Gully Boy earned him a good name. His highest-grossing movie was Gully Boy, for which he got several awards. Ranveer’s grandfather moved from Karachi to India during the partition. He belongs to the Sindhi family. Ranveer changed his surname from Bhavnani to Singh as he felt his surname is too long to pronounce.
6. Dalip Tahil
Dalip Tahilramani is known as a Dalip Tahil in the Hindi cinema industry. He is known for his performances in Raja and Baazigar. Before acting in Bollywood, he used to play in stage dramas. He also did some International series on the channel BBC1 and BBC2. Dalip was born in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, and he belongs to a Sindhi community.
Tamannaah Bhatia is one of the beautiful actresses in Bollywood cinema. She had done many films in different film industries like Kollywood, Tollywood, Mollywood, and Bollywood. She is famous in South films. Tamannaah made her debut in the movie Chand Sa Roshan Chehra. She is from a Sindhi Hindu family and was born in Bombay.
Preeti Jhangiani is a very successful actress in Indian cinema. She is married to Parvin Dabbas and has two sons Jaiveer and Dev. Her first film was Yeh Hai Prem, and then she played in Malayalam, Telugu, Punjabi, and recently in Rajasthani movies. She belongs to a Sindhi Hindu family. She was born in Mumbai.
The Sindhi boy of Bollywood is Girish Kumar Taurani. He debuted in the film Ramaiya Vastavaiya along with Shruti Haasan, directed by Prabhu Deva. His first movie was a blockbuster, but eventually, he did not recreate the magic in the Loveshhuda movie. He is the son of Kumar S. Taurani, who is the co-founder of Tips Industries Limited.
10. Jackky Bhagnani
Jaccky Bhagnani is a dashing and handsome actor in the Bollywood industry. He is a film producer. His film career started in the film Kal Kissne Dekha. He is the leading actor in Mitron, Youngistaan, Rangrezz, and Welcome 2 Karachi. Jaccky is the son of producer Vashu Bhagnani who is the founder of Pooja Entertainment. He belongs to the Sindhi community.