List of actors who have made a career in Bollywood for more than 50 years

September 25, 2019

In almost every field, a certain age of the jobbers is fixed, after which they retire. Any person can work in government and private sector for a maximum of 42 years. But Bollywood is a place where an artist does not retire after working for more than 50 years. There are many such artists in the Indian film industry who are still active for more than 50 years. Here is a list of such great artists who have been working till date for more than 50 years.

  • Ms. Lata Mangeshkar (Singer) – Active in Bollywood since last 77 years. Her first movie was ‘Pahili Mangalaa-gaur (Marathi film, released in 1942) in which Lata played role of a child actress and sing a song. Sje is till active in playback singing. .
  • Mrs. Asha Bhonsle (Singer) – Active in Bollywood since last 76 years. Her first movie was ‘Majha Bal (Marathi film released in 1943) in which Asha sang a song. She is still active in singing program.
  • Ms. Saroj Khan (Choreographer) – Active in Bollywood since last 68 years. Her first movie was ‘ Nazarana’ (released in 1951) in which Saroj played role of a child artist. She is still active in choreography.
  • Parikshit Sahni (Actor) – Active in Bollywood since last 68 years. His first movies was ‘Deedar’ (released in 1951) in which Parikshit played a role as a child actor. He is still active in acting.
  • Mrs. Shubha Khote (Actress) – Active in Bollywood since 64 years. Her first movies was ‘Seema’ (released in 1955) in which Shubha played role of a child artist. She is still active in acting.
  • Mr. Randhir Kapoor (Actor/Director) – Active in Bollywood since 64 years. His first movies was ‘Shree 420’ (released in 1955) in which Randhir played role of a child artist. He is still active in acting.
  • Jeetendra (Actor/Producer) – Active in Bollywood since last 60 years. His first movie was ‘Navrang’ (released in 1959) in which Jeetendra played a role as a supporting actor. He is still active in film and television serials production
  • Dharmendra (Actor) – Active in Bollywood since last 59 years. His first movie was ‘Dil Bhi Tera Hum Bhi Tere ‘ (released in 1960) in which Dharmendra played a role as second lead actor. He is still active in acting and film production.
  • Prem Chopra (Actor) – Active in Bollywood since last 59 years. His first movie was ‘Mud Mud Ke Na Dekh’ (released in 1960) in which Prem played a role as a supporting actor. He is still active in acting.
  • Gulzar (Director/Lyricist) – Active in Bollywood since last 58 years. His first movie ‘Kabuliwala’ came in 1961 in which Gulzar was a lyricist. He is still active in lyrics writing.
  • S. P. Balasubrahmanyam (Playback Singer) – Active in Bollywood since last 54 years. His first movie ‘ Sri Sri Sri Maryada Ramanna’ (Telugu film released in 1966) in which Balasubrahmanyam sang a song. He is still active in playback singing.
  • Mrs. Farida Jalal (Actress) – Active in Bollywood since last 52 years. Her first movies was ‘Taqdeer’ (released in 1967) in which Farida played a role as a supporting actress. She is still active in acting.
  • Mr. Raza Murad (Actor) – Active in Bollywood since last 52 years. His first movies was ‘Johar-Mehmood in Goa’ (released in 1967) in which Raza played a role as a supporting actress. He is still active in acting.
  • Mr. Amitabh Bachchan (Actor) – Active in Bollywood since last 50 years. His first movies was ‘Saat Hindustani’ (released in 1969) in which Amitabh played a role as a supporting actor. He is still active in acting in movies and TV shows.
  • Mr. Rakesh Roshan (Actor/Producer/Director) – Active in Bollywood since last 50 years. His first movies was ‘Anjana’ (released in 1969) in which Rakesh was assistant director. He is still active in film production and direction.
  • Mr. Shatrughna Sinha (Actor) – Active in Bollywood since last 50 years. His first movie was ‘Sajan’ (released in 1969) in which Shatrughna played a role as a supporting actor. He is still active in acting.

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