Uttarakhand is famous for its hill stations and picturesque valleys. By the way, the people of Uttarakhand are terrible as their vivid geography! Many well-known Bollywood celebs are from Uttarakhand.
Here, we have made a list of Bollywood celebs who come from Uttarakhand.
Deepak Dobriyal is finally getting attention in Bollywood. The actor is impressed with his remarkable performance whenever he gets a chance. He became a fan favorite after playing the character of Pappi Ji in the Tanu Weds Manu series. Deepak Pauri hails from a quiet village called Satpuli in Garhwal.
Himani Shivpuri is a famous actress who has done Bollywood movies as well as TV serials. She hails from Rudraprayag and spent most of her childhood in Dehradun. She was also the daughter-in-law of Kyunki Saas and rose to fame after becoming a part of famous serials like Kasauti Zindagi Ki. He also played important roles in films like Coal, Pardes and Kuch Kuch Hota Hota.
Udita Goswami, who has been a part of hit films like Aabar and Zahara, hails from Uttarakhand. Little do you know that he did his early education up to class 8 in Cambrian Hall and DAV Public Schools. She was into modeling before her Bollywood debut.
Urvashi Rautela has become a model-turned-actress. She made her debut in Bollywood with Sunny Deol in the film Singh Saab the Great. He is very famous for his social handles. Urvashi has represented India at the Miss Universe 2015 pageant. The actress hails from a toy town called Kotdwar in Uttarakhand.
Prasoon Joshi has made his name in Bollywood as a lyricist. Do you know that Prasoon McCain is the current CEO and Chairman (Asia Pacific) of World Group India. Prasoon Joshi spent his childhood in Almora, Rampur and Dehradun. He has won several prestigious awards for his contribution to the Indian film industry.
Neha Kakkar is a singing sensation in Bollywood. She was born in Rishikesh and then moved to Delhi. He was discovered in season 2 of Indian Idol in 2006. Neha has sung some popular songs including Sunny Sunny, Kundi Mat Khadkao Raja, London Thumkada, Mahi Ve, Dhaching Nach, and more.
Archana Puran Singh
Archana Puran Singh is famous as ‘The Laughter Queen’. She was born in a Punjabi family in Uttarakhand and moved to Mumbai when she was 18 years old. Archana was one of the boldest actresses in the industry and gained fame with her comic roles. She is best known for judging the comedy reality show ‘Comedy Circus’.
Tomas Beach Alter, better known as Tom Alter, is a theater artist and TV actor who has also acted in several Bollywood films. As he speaks fluent Hindi, the actor is known as ‘blue eyed sahib with impeccable Hindi’. Tom is from Mussoorie who is known as the ‘Queen of the Hills’.
Raghav Juyal, popularly known as Crochero, is an actor, dancer, TV presenter and choreographer. Raghav is a native of Dehradun, Uttarakhand. She got her initial recognition with season 3 of Dance India Dance. He used to host a dance show and was part of the recently released dance film Street Dance.
Nirmal Pandey is a famous Bollywood actor who has been a part of films like Bandit Queen, Godmother and Train to Pakistan. He was born in Nainital and received his primary education in Nainital and Almora.
Hemant Pandey is a TV artist who became famous after playing the role of Pandey in the office. Hemant hails from Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand, and has acted in Krrish, Bandit Queen, and several films.
Sonu Nigam is a famous singer who has sung many songs in many different languages. She was born in Faridabad, while Sonu’s mother is Garhwali.
Anushka Sharma is one of the leading actresses of Bollywood. Now she also became a producer in the industry. While his father is from Uttar Pradesh, his mother is Garhwali.
Nawazuddin Siddiqui is now a role model for all wannabe actors. Nawaz was working in the industry for a long time, but he gained fame after the cult film ‘Gangs of Wasseypur’. The actor is always praised for his natural acting. He graduated in Chemistry from Gurukul Kangri University, Haridwar. His family lived in Uttarakhand while Nawazuddin spent his days in Mumbai.