13 Stars You May Not Know Have Their Roots From Jammu and Kashmir!!


Now when article 370 has been removed from Jammu and Kashmir. We on this occasion are telling you the artist who originally are from Kashmir that you might not know and has now become a well known part of the industry.

Checkout these 13 stars who basically come from Jammu and Kashmir:

Vidhu Vinod Chopra

He was born and brought up in Srinagar. He is a famous film maker and has given some great film to the Indian cinema like Munna Bhai Mbbs, Lage Raho Munna Bhai, PK, Sanju.

Leenesh Mattoo

Leenesh is famous TV actor and is also from J&K. He has done some great roles like of Rudra Singh Oberoi in the serial Ishqbaaz.

Aly Goni

Aly goni has gained a lot of fame in recent times he is very popular on TV has worked in various hit serials like  Ye Hain Mohabbatein and Khatron Ke Khiladi. He too is from Jammu and Kashmir.

Anupam Kher

Anupam Kher doesn’t need any introduction surely. He has made it large in Hindi cinema. He was born in Shimla, into a Kashmiri pandit family.

Ekta Kaul

She too is from Jammu and Kashmir and is well known actress of television. She has worked in many daily soaps like Rab Se Sohna Ishq, Jhalak Dikhla Jaa 6, bade acche lagte hain and many more.

Hina Khan

Hina khan too is among the most known celebs from Jammu and Kashmir known for her lead role in Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hain, khtron k khiladi, KZK and lastly for making is to the Cannes.

Tariq Bhat

He is now based in Mumbai but is from Kashmir. He is an Indian Film Director and Screenplay writer.


Jeevan was a famous bollywood actor and has played the role of villain in many films and has worked in a huge no. of Indian Movies.

Joanna Lumley

Joanna Lamond Lumley was born on 1 May 1946 in Srinagar. She ia an English Actor, former model, author and activist.

K.K. Raina

He is an Actor and Award Winning script writer. Raina won the Filmfare Award for Best Dialogue in 1998 for the Rajkumar Santoshi film China Gate.

Kanchi Kaul

She has worked in both TV and Movies as an actor and is a pretty known face. She is married to another TV actor Shabir Alluwalia.

Kunal Khemmu

Though he couldn’t make it big in the bollywood but was a part of some great films like Golmaal series, kalyug, Kalank and is mainly known for his child acting. He too is from Kashmir.

Zaira Wasim

she too has gained popularity from Dangal and Secret Superstar. she is also from jammu and Kashmir and is highly talented.


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