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Last Updated: Friday February 22 2008 15:27 GMT

Who are the big stars?

Shahrukh Khan

Shah Rukh Khan - otherwise known as King Khan - is a HUGE Bollywood star.

He started out on TV in the 1980s, before finding fame on the big screen in movie Deewana in 1992.

Since then, he has won loads of awards and tried his hand at film producing.

He's also found success presenting game show Kaun Banega Crorepati - the Indian version of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire!

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Often called the most beautiful woman in the world, Aishwarya is married to actor Abhishek Bachchan.

She has acted in over 40 films in Hindi, Tamil, Bengali and English.

Before becoming an actress, Aishwarya worked as a model, and won the Miss World contest in 1994.

Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan
Sometimes called the Big B, Bachchan has been the king of Indian cinema for more than 30 years.

He is perhaps the world's biggest - and busiest - film star.

During his career he has worked as a singer, film producer, television presenter and politician.

Rani Mukherjee

Rani Mukherjee
"India's sweetheart" has loads of movie hits to her name.

But she's well known for her role in the film Black, in which she played a deaf-blind girl.

Her performance won her loads of film awards.

Rani, meaning queen in some languages, has also been called the queen of Bollywood.

Shilpa Shetty

Shilpa Shetty
Although glamorous actress Shilpa Shetty has lots of fans among Indian film goers, she's not quite as popular there as Aishwarya Rai or Rani Mukherjee.

Shilpa hit the headlines in the UK last year when she won Celebrity Big Brother.

She went on to star in Miss Bollywood, a stage show telling the story of a young girl called Maya and how she copes with fame.



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