Top Bollywood Celebrities Who Were Born in May

1. Madhuri Dixit


Image Madhuri Dixit is not just known as the also a smile-queen of Bollywood for her pleasant smile also a well-trained dancer whose dance performance in movies were appreciated a lot by critics.  This actress was born on May 15, 1967, in a Maharashtrian family to Shankar and Snehalata Dixit. She grew up as the youngest girl with three more siblings in her family. When she was a three or four years old, she could dance non-stop. Hence her parents trained her in Kathak dance for eight years. When she debuted in Bollywood films, she performed many dances that show her skill as the dancer. Her first film was Abodh, which did not fare well in box office, and she had to wait for thr...

2. Anushka Sharma


Image Born in an army family to Col. Ajay Kumar and Ashima Sharma on May 1st 1988, Anushka Sharma has excelled in her career as an actress. Upon graduating from Mount Carmel College, she set her eyes in the modeling world. Her breakthrough came when she modeled for Wendell Rodricks at the Lakme Fashion Week in 2007. She at the time had no such aspirations to become an actress. Anushka got her first role in the 2008 hit Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi, which also starred the great Shah Rukh Khan. Critics praised her for her acting skills, for being able to play the role with such confidence and ease. She then appeared under the Yash Raj banner in Badmassh Company. In the film she portrayed a feisty and independent character...

3. Paresh Rawal


Image The Padma Shri award winner who shot to fame with his role in the 1986 blockbuster film ‘Naam’, which told the story of a poor family that struggled to make ends meet, was born on 30th May 1950 in Mumbai. He completed his graduation from Narsee Monjee College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai. Rawal made his debut in the film industry through the movie ‘Holi’ in the year 1984 but it was his next film, ‘Naam’, which brought him all the fame and attention as an actor. Success followed him, and he acted in over hundred films during 1980s and 1990s. Such was his versatility, that he has done roles from lead actor to Main villain. He did the role of main villain in most of...

4. Diana Hayden


Image Diana Hayden is a former Femina Miss India and Miss India World 1997. She was crowned this award merely at the age of 24. Diana is the third Indian national who have won the Miss World pageant. First to her are Aishwarya Rai in year 1994 and Reita Faria in 1996. She was born on May 1, 1973 in Hyderabad in an Anglo-Indian family. She studied at St. Ann’s High School in Secunderabad, India. Subsequently, she moved to UK to study acting. She went to the drama school, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London. In the Year 2001, she was debuted as a film actress through the movie, Othello: A South African Tale, before doing a guest appearance in the Bollywood movie, Tehzeeb and a lead role in the film, Ab Bas. The History...

5. Sunny Leone


Image Sunny Leone, a famous porn star, has recently entered the world of Bollywood. Her birth name was Karenjit Kaur Vohra and she was born in May, 1981 in Canada to a Punjabi family. She went to a Catholic school and entered college to study Paediatrics. Before getting in to the porn industry, she was a worker at a German bakery and then at a retirement and tax firm. Till now she has acted more than 56 adult films. She received the title of ‘Penthouse Pet of the Year’ in 2003 and is one of the top porn stars of today. Besides acting, she has also directed many adult films. She now has her own production house and in future wants to produce adult movies from her own production. In 2011, she participated in the Indian reality show Bigg Boss. There...

6. Karan Johar


Image Karan Johar is one among the top ten celebrities in the Indian cinema, who is popular in almost all the important fields in the cinema. He was born in the year 1974 in Mumbai to Yash Johar and Hiroo Johar. This man is a multi talented personality, who shines in the field of direction, screenplay writing, producing, costume designing and acting. He has also worked as host in the television industry. Karan Johar is a graduate in Commerce, who studied in H. R. College of Commerce and Economics. He is also a post graduate degree holder in French. His debut to the film industry started as an assistant director in the film Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge. After three years, he made his directorial debut through Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, a film with Sharukh...

7. Kunal Khemu


Image Kunal Khemu is an Indian actor who was involved with the acting fraternity ever since he was a little boy. He has also appeared in roughly 25 modeling assignments as a child.  Kunal was born in Srinagar, Jammu Kashmir to actor parents Ravi & Jyoti Kemmu, who were Kashmiri Pandits. His grandfather Moti Lal Kemmu is a renowned Kashmiri playwright and also a winner of the Sahitya Akademi and the Padma Shri award. He attended the Niranjanlal Dalmia High school in Mira Road, Mumbai and graduated from Amity University in Noida. His debut as a child actor came in 1987 in “Gul Gulshan Gulfam” of Doordarshan Productions. His film debut came in ...

8. Nawazuddin Siddiqui


Image Nawazuddin Siddiqui was born in Budhana in Muzaffarpur district of Western UP on May 19, 1974. He grew up with seven brothers and two sisters in his native village. He is a science graduate from Gurukul Kangri University Haridwar and after completion of his graduation, he worked as a chemist in a factory for a short while. He did not like the job and hence leaving it proceeded to Delhi to find some other job which might interest him. As he could not find a suitable job in Delhi, he even worked as a watchman for his survival. Within a short while, he watched theatres and felt interested in it. He joined a theatre group and started studying the art of acting. He graduated in acting from National School of Drama in 1996 and relocated to M...

9. Radhika Madan


Image This beauty was recently spotted by Ekta Kapoor in a dance concert, and invited to audition for her in Mumbai. Radhika Madan is no ordinary girl; maintaining her grades and working as a dance instructor simultaneously at a famous dance house in New Delhi, she is the epitome of hard work and persistence. The new TV show. “Meri Aashiqui Tum Se Hi” demands Radhika to play the role of a Gujarati, happy go lucky girl. Apart from having to remould her life to the new and busy routine that onscreen acting demands, Radhika is coping well, as her character has well set ideologies, some of which match her own. Her relationship with her co-stars has also been very complementary as they ...

10. Pooja Bedi


Image Born in the year 1970, Pooja Bedi is a former Hindi actress. Actor Kabir Bedi is her father. She studied at Besant Montessori, located in Mumbai. She excelled not only in studies but also in extracurricular activities including swimming, basketball etc. Bedi was wedded to Guetta Ebrahim Furniturewalla but eventually they parted ways. They are blessed with two children. Her career in Bollywood was during the years 1991 to 1994. She also worked in many campaigns and commercials. She is famous for the Kamasutra campaign. This wa...