Remarkable actors in Bollywood from Bihar

If we are on the topic of Bollywood actors we get a colorful, bright, intelligent palette of artists from every part of India that’s coloring the movie canvas with their masterstrokes. These genius people are our household names, are a source of entertainment, a boastful element of pride, and a shining presence of our country in the creative map of the world. Today we’ll talk about some true jewels in the Bollywood industry from Bihar who are in charge of some milestone movies we are fond of.

  • Shatrughan Sinha

Shatrughan Sinha graced the golden screen over 4 decades. He started with a side role in the movie Sajan in 1969. After Kalicharan in 1976, he created a milestone for himself as a lead actor. Some of his best works are Vishwanath, Jaani Dushman, Dostana, Kranti, Naseeb. In the year 2014, he was honored with Outstanding Contribution to Indian cinema at the IIFA Awards.

  • Sanjay Misra

We have seen him in so many movies carrying out the catalyst part or humor relief on the side but Sanjay Misra is known for his marvelous acting, mostly for his methodical works. He was honored with the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor for his performance in Ankhon Dekhi, a 2014 film.

  • Manoj Bajpayee


From a small village called Belwa to the golden screen of Bollywood, Manoj Bajpayee made it through his method-acting with brilliancy. He received 4 Filmfare Awards as well as 2 National Film Awards. He is honored with 2 Asia Pacific Screen Awards for Best Performance as an Actor for the films Aligarh &Bhonsle. In 2019, he was honored with Padma Shri in 2019 for his commendable contributions towards the field of arts. Some of his most remarkable works are Satya, Pinjar, LOC, Kargil, Rajneeti,etc.

  • Pankaj Tripathi


Pankaj Tripathi started with a very small role in the movie Run &Omkara in 2014. But afterward, he became a regular face on the screen. He is critically acclaimed for his acting in Fukrey, Masaan, Nil Battey Sannata, Newton, Stree, Gangs of Wasseypur series. He worked in 40 films & 60 television series. He became synonymous with gangster characters & played mostly negative roles.

  • Sushant Singh Rajput

This brilliant actor also hailed from Patna, Bihar. His breakthrough was in the small screen in 2008 in Kis Desh Mein Hain Mera Dil& later Pavitra Rishta in 2009. He made it on the big screen in 2013 by Kai Po Che. He was known for his brilliant method of acting. His accolades include movies like Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!, MS Dhoni: The Untold Story, Kedarnath, and Chhichhore.

  • Shekhar Suman

Shekhar Suma’s debuted with Utsav in 1984. He is also a director. He is a popular face in the television world. He has his shows named Simply Shekhar, Made in India, Movers & Shakers Masala Markey which were very famous.

  • Sonakshi Sinha

She is the daughter of actor & politician Shatrughan Sinha. She debuted in 2010 with Dabangg opposite Salman Khan. Her notable works are Lootera, Akira, Rowdy Rathore, Dabangg 2, R…Rajkumar etc. She’s a very promising actress in Bollywood.


These are some best actors from Bihar who are gracing the golden screen, but we are sure we missed out plenty of gems from Bihar.

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