Many popular celebrities belong to the state of Madhya Pradesh. From Salman Khan to Lata Mangeshkar, the state is a birth place of many gems, have a look:
1. Arjun Rampal
He is a famous model, actor, producer, and entrepreneur. He started his career with Pyaar Ishq Aur Mohabbat. The actor spent his childhood in Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh.
2. Arunoday Singh
After making his Bollywood debut with Sikandar, the actor worked with many filmmakers and featured in films like Jism 2, Yeh Saali Zindagi, and Main Tera Hero. He was born in Sidhi, MP.
3. Ashutosh Rana
His real name is Ashutosh “Rana” Ramnarayan Neekhra. Along with Hindi films, he has worked in movies like Marathi, Kannada, Telugu, and Tamil. He is from Gadarwara, Madhya Pradesh.
Lata Mangeshkar doesn’t need any introduction. She is one of the most popular singers in India. Born in Indore, she spent her childhood there.
5. Johnny Walker
Born in Indore, Johnny Walker aka Badruddin Jamaluddin Kazi has worked in more than 300 films.
6. Jaya Bachchan
She is a renowned actress and apart from it, Jaya also holds a position in Rajya Sabha as a member of parliament. She was born in Jabalpur.
Originally from Khandwa, MP, Shaan aka Shantanu Mukherjee has crooned many songs in Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Kannada, and Telugu.
8. Sara Khan
She is from Bhopal. In 2007, she was honored with the Miss Bhopal title. She featured in many shows and was also a contestant in Bigg Boss.
9. Divyanka Tripathi
She is a well-known actress from the TV industry. She was born in Bhopal.
10. Annu Kapoor
Along with hosting Antakshari, the actor worked in many films like Mr. India, Vicky Donor, and Jolly LLB 2. He is from Bhopal.
11. Mushtaq Khan
He worked in the industry for over three decades. He became a part of successful films like Hum Hain Rahi Pyaar Ke, Jodi No.1, and Welcome. Mushtaq hails from Baihar town of Madhya Pradesh.
12. Sachin Nayak
He is an actor and model, who was born in village of Tada, Madhya Pradesh. He started working at the age of 8. He has appeared in over 75 Hindi films and TV commercials.
13. Palak Muchhal
She is a popular singer. Palak and her brother started doing stage shows in India and the world as she wanted to provide financial help for the treatment of heart ailments of poor kids.
14. Govind Namdev
Born in Sagar, Madhya Pradesh Govind made his debut with Shola Aur Shabnam and then went on to feature in many films. He was also a part of NSD for almost 12-13 years.
15. Swanand Kirkire
He is a popular writer, singer, and actor from Indore. However, he rose to fame as a lyricist and dialogue writer. Along with Bollywood, he worked in the Marathi film industry.
16. Mukesh Tiwari
Mukesg Tiwari is famous for his role of Vasooli Bhai from Golmaal series. Born in Sagar city of Madhya Pradesh he began his acting career with China Gate, in which he played the role of Jageera.
17. Sharat Saxena
Sharat Sasena has worked in Bollywood, Telugu, Tamil, and Malayalam film industry. Born in Satna, Madhya Pradesh Sharat has acted in over 250 Bollywood films.