The son of actor Prithviraj Kapoor, Raj Kapoor started his career as a clapper boy but bagged his first film role at the age of eleven. In 1948, he set up his own studio and made his first feature film, Aag, which would become the first of his many early successes, including Barsaat in 1949, Awara in 1951, and Shree 420 in 1955.
Jav I Jaya Bachchan was born to Indira and journalist Taroon Kumar Bhaduri in Jabalpur. She did her schooling from St. Josephs Convent school, Bhopal and is an alumni of the Film and Television Institute of India, Pune.
Frustrated at not getting work, Anupam Kher would many a times take a train from Bandra to Churchgate, sit idle at the station for hours before taking another train back to Bandra : In pictures: Bollywood stars and their tales of struggle