Ambala is a city in Haryana known for its largest textile industry in that region. Ambala plays an important role in tourism due to its proximity to states capital Chandigarh. Ambala is birthplace of many celebrities also. So we are here to introduce you to these celebrities.
Famous Celebrities Born in Ambala List
1. Parineeti Chopra
Parineeti Chopra is an Indian Actress known for her work in Hindi films. Parineeti Chopra was born in Ambala, Haryana on 22 October 1988 to Pawan Chopra and Reena Chopra. Parineeti debuted to bollywood with a romantic comedy film Ladies vs Ricky behl, in a supporting role in 2011 and won many awards for that film. Later she appeared in Ishaqzaade in a leading role opposite Arjun kapoor and in a romantic comedy-drama Shuddh Desi Romance opposite Sushant Singh Rajput and Vaani Kapoor. Later she gave some amazing performances in many hindi films.
Parineeti Chopra: Actress
2. Pankaj Butalia
Pankaj butalia was born in Ambala, Haryana in 1950 to Joginder Singh and Subhadra Butalia. He started his career with film \’When Hamlet Went to Mizoram\’. Butalia second and four international award wining film is Moksha or the English title Salvation. Later he worked on many film and short films. He won Silver Dove, Golden Conch and many other awards.
Pankaj Butalia: Filmmaker
3. Simi Chahal
Simarpreet Kaur Chahal is an Indian actress who known for her work in Punjabi films. She was born in Ambala, Haryana on 9 May 1992. She started her career in 2014 with Punjabi music videos. She debuted in Punjabi films in 2016 with film Bambukat co-starring Ammy Virk. Then she acted in Punjabi film Sarvann produced by Priyanka Chopra Co-starring Arminder Gill. She won the Best Debut actress award in Filmfare awards and PTC Punjabi awards in 2017. She also won the PTC Punjabi Film Awards for Best Actress Critics Awards in 2018.
Simi Chahal: Actress
4. Manish Wadhwa
Manish Wadhwa is an Indian actor and a Voice actor. He was born on 23 April 1972 in Ambala Cantt, Haryana. He is known for his role of Chanakya in TV show Chadragupta Maurya. He started his career with theatre in Mumbai for comedy show Khatta Meetha. He acted in film Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi as Moropant. He also worked as a dubbing artist, he is famous for giving the voice for Bucky Barnes in Avengers. He won the Apsara Best actor award and Indian Telly Award for Best actor in lead role in 2012.
Manish Wadhwa: TV Actor
5. Navneet Kaur Dhillon
Navneet Kaur Dhillon is an Indian actress and model. She represented India at Miss World 2013. She was born on 23 September 1992 in Ambala, Haryana. She was the winner of Pond\’s Femina Miss India Chandigarh 2013. She was the finalist of I AM She 2012 but she did not get the title. She finished in the top 20 at Miss World 2013. She won the Miss Multimedia award during Miss World 2013. She also acted in few Hindi and Punjabi films.
Navneet Kaur Dhillon: Model and Actress
6. Juhi Chawla
Juhi Chawla is a famous Indian actress. She was born on 13 November 1967 in Ambala, Haryana. She was the winner of Miss India title in 1984 and she won the best costume award at the Miss Universe contest in 1984. She started her career with the hindi film \’Sultanat\’ but it was a commercial failure. She adapted fame with the film Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak co-starring Aamir Khan in 1988. Later she acted in a lot of super hit Hindi films. She is the first actress to win Filmfare award for Lux New Face of the Year. She won some many other awards also.
Juhi Chawla: Film Actress
7. Abhimanyu Chaudhary
Abhimanyu Chaudhary is an Indian actor and model born on 14 December 1993 in Ambala Cantonment, Haryana to Pushpa Chaudhary. Now, he lives in Mumbai. He started his career as a model and walked the ramp for leading Fashion designer Manish Malhotra. He first acted in bollywood film Shamitabh as a reporter, Amitabh Bachchan and Dhanush playing the lead role in that film. In 2011, before Shamitabh, he worked as an assistant editor for the film Delhi Belly. He has also done modelling for Inega models. He has been the Brand ambassador for JDS Blue Sunglasses.
Abhimanyu Chaudhary: Actor
8. Mannara Chopra
Mannara chopra is an Indian actress known for her work in Telugu films and few Hindi and Tamil films. She was born on 25 May 1991 in Ambala Cantonment, Haryana. Her real name is Barbie Chopra Handa. She is the cousin of bollywood actresses Priyanka Chopra, Parineeti chopra and Meera Chopra. She started her career with modelling and moved into advertising. She debuted in films with a Telugu film Prema Geema Jantha Nai. She debuted in hindi cinema with film Zid in 2014. Later she appeared in few Telegu films. She won Best Female Debut in Lions Gold Awards for film Zid and Best Actress in Santosham Film Awards for film Rogue.
Mannara Chopra: Actress
9. Sanjeev Kapoor
Sanjeev Kapoor is an Indian celebrity Chef. Kapoor was born on 10 April 1964 in Ambala and spent most of the childhood in Delhi. He started his career with a Diploma in Hotel management from the Institute of Hotel Management Catering & Nutrition, Pusa, New Delhi. Kapoor stars in the TV show Khana Khazana. He also Launched his own Food Food channel in 2011. He is a chef, a host, an author of many cookbooks and also a restaurant consultant. He also appeared in a season of a TV show Master Chef India as a judge. He is awarded by Padma Shri award in 2017, ITA award For Popular Chef & Entrepreneur in 2015 and ITA award For Best cookery show (Khana Khazana) in 2002, 2004 and in 2010 also.
Sanjeev Kapoor: Chef
10. Om Puri
Om Puri or Om Prakash Puri was an Indian actor mostly appeared in Hindi films and independent Art films also. He was born in Ambala, Haryana in a Punjabi Hindu family on 18 October 1950 to Rajesh Puri. His first films was ‘Chor Chor Chhup Ja’, a children’s film. He debut in mainstream film Genre with a Marathi film Ghashiram Kotwal. He worked in numerous Indian films as well as films produced in United Kingdom and the United States. He is honoured by Padma Shri award in 1990, Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award in 2009, Honorary Officer of the Order of the British Empire for his contribution to British film Industry in 2004 and many other awards also. Unfortunately he is no more with us, On 6 January 2017, he died at the age of 66 having an heart attack. We lost a great artist on that day.
Om Puri: Film Actor