There are many famous Himachali personalities in Bollywood and they are not famous in Himachal but also in all over the world.
Here is list of famous Bollywood personalities from Himachal Pradesh:-
- Kangana Ranaut
Kangana Ranaut was born in Bhambla (now Surajpur), a small town in the Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh, into a Rajput family. Kangana Ranaut is popular in the industry because of her unconventional lifestyle and rebellious nature. She is one actress who has established her amazing acting skills and talent by giving her 100% efforts in her performance. The recipient of several awards, including three National Film Awards and four Filmfare Awards, she has featured six times in Forbes India’s Celebrity 100 list. In 2020, the Government of India honoured her with the Padma Shri, the country’s fourth highest civilian award.
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2. Anupam Kher
Anupam Kher was born on 7 March 1955 in a Kashmiri Pandit family in Shimla. He is the recipient of two National Film Awards and eight Filmfare Awards. He has appeared in over 500 films predominantly in Hindi language, and many plays. He won the Filmfare Award for Best Actor for his performance in Saaransh (1984).
He holds the record for winning the Filmfare Award for Best Comedian five times in total for:
- Ram Lakhan (1989)
- Lamhe (1991)
- Khel (1992)
- Darr (1993) and
- Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge (1995).
3. Preity Zinta
Preity Zinta was born into a Rajput family from Shimla, Himachal Pradesh. Her father, Durganand Zinta, was an officer in the Indian Army.
She made her acting debut in Dil Se.. in 1998, followed by a role in Soldier in the same year. These performances earned her the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut, and she was later recognized for her role as a teenage single mother in Kya Kehna (2000). She subsequently established a career as a leading actress of Hindi cinema with a variety of character types.
4. Yami Gautam
Yami Gautam was born in a Hindu Brahmin family in Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh and was brought up in Chandigarh. She came to prominence after starring in a series of Glow & Lovely commercials. She later made her television debut in Chand Ke Paar Chalo (2008–2009) and also appeared in Yeh Pyar Na Hoga Kam (2009–2010).
Gautam made her Hindi film debut in 2012 with the comedy Vicky Donor, which was a critical and commercial success. For her performance, she received praise as well as nomination for Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut.
5. Mohit Chauhan
Mohit Chauhan was born in the town of Nahan, Sirmaur district, Himachal Pradesh, on 11 March 1966. Mohit Chauhan has received two Filmfare Award for Best Male Playback Singer and three Zee Cine Award For Best Male Playback Singer awards. He has recorded several songs for Indian films and albums in other languages. He is one of the most prominent Indie pop singers of India.