Born: October 13,1911
Spouse: Shobha Devi
Biography: One of the most iconic names in the Indian movie industry, Ashok Kumar was fondly called Dadamoni. Born Kumudlal Ganguly, Ashok Kumar went on to win the hearts to many. His brothers Kishore Kumar and Anoop Kumar also acted in movies. All of them had the chance to work together in the comedies Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi and Badhti Ka Naam Dadhi. Ashok Kumar made his debut with the Bombay Talkie production Jeevan Naiya and there was no looking back since. He was the one of the first anti-heroes in our film industry with his role in Kismet. Some of his well-known movies include Parineeta, Bahu Begum, Pakeezah, Ek Hi Raasta, Bandish and Aarti and Chitralekha, Kanoon, Dharamputra, Rakhi, Gumraah, Bandini, Chitralekha, Aashirwad, Intaquam. He received the Filmfare Award for Best Actor in 1962 and 1968 for Rakhi and Aashirwad respectively. He passed away at the age of 90 following a heart failure.