Himachal Pradesh has so much more to offer you, besides the abundance of nature. It has given the world quite a few famous personalities. You might know each one on this list, but you might not have known that they are from Himachal.
Read on more and feel proud.
15 Preity Zinta
The beautiful lady needs no introduction; she has many successful movies under her belt. She belongs to a sleepy town called Rohru, and is an alumni of the famous St. Bede’s College in Shimla.
14 Captain Vikram Batra
Even our neighbours have heard of him! This brave martyr was from a small town called Ghuggar. For his exceptional bravery in the Kargil war, he was awarded the Param Veer Chakra.
13 Anupam Kher
The man is a legend in himself. He has acted in over three hundred movies and is originally from Shimla.
12 Sardar Sobha Singh
This world famous artist spent most of his life in the sleepy village of Andretta in Palampur. His paintings are world famous, just like him.
His actual name is Dalip Singh Rana and he belongs to the district of Sirmaur. This seven feet tall wrestler is a well-known name in the world of WWE.
10 His Holiness, the Dalai Lama
His actual name is Tenzin Gyatso and he is the fourteenth Dalai Lama. His is a Noble Peace Prize Winner and has chosen Dharamsala for his abode.
9 Kangana Ranaut
The lady is the reigning Queen of Bollywood and needs no introduction. We wish her all the luck and success.
8 Mohit Chauhan
The man with the velvet voice too belongs to the state of Himachal Pradesh. He has numerous records to his name and has sung some of the most memorable numbers in Bollywood.
7 Rubina Dilaik
She is a well-known name in the TV industry. She has many successful serials to her name.
6 Yami Gautam
She is the country’s favourite Fair and Lovely girl. There isn’t a man alive who does not swoon at her. We wish her luck for her future projects.
5 Siddharth Chauhan
He is the most famous independent filmmaker from the state. His movies have won many prizes at various film festivals.
4 Anuj Sharma
He almost won the title Indian Idol, but nevertheless he is a star in the state and abroad for promoting Himachali music.
3 Varun Chaudhary
Varun is a known name in the world of photography. Over the years, he has proven his mettle and displayed exceptional talent.
2 Himanshu Khagta
A well-known travel and documentary photographer from Himachal Pradesh. One look at his stills and you become his fan.
1 Chanda Mathur
The lady is a lesser known personality in her state, but she is a well-recognized face in the global stage of photography.