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Look who's turning 50 this year!

Last updated on: February 16, 2012 15:37 IST

Look who's turning 50 this year!

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Tom Cruise and several of his Hollywood contemporaries like Jim Carey, Demi Moore and Jodie Foster are turning 50 this year. We take a looking at Bollywood celebs who will be celebrating their 50th birthday this year as well.

T
hey may be turning 50 this year but some of these talents are still in the prime of their career. Most of them don't even look their age!

Take Irrfan Khan.

The actor, who turns 50 on November 30, is still playing important lead roles in his films. His upcoming film Paan Singh Tomar has one of the most exciting trailers of 2012.

We take a look at some more stars, who will be celebrating their 50th birthday this year.


Image: Irrfan Khan on GQ cover


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Sarika

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Does this lady look like she has an adult daughter, also an actress, in the industry?

Sarika, who has worked in some acclaimed films like Tahaan and Manorama Six Feet Under, turns 50 on December 5.


Image: Sarika
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar
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Ram Gopal Varma

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Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma may be facing a slump as far as his films are concerned.

But there's his 50th birthday to look forward to this year. Varma celebrates his birthday on April 7.


Image: Ram Gopal Varma

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Shekhar Suman

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Shekhar Suman has had a prolific career in show business. He first gained recognition with Rekha-starrer Utsav and then branched out in television with a super successful talk show Movers & Shakers.

The actor has now passed the acting baton to son Adhyayan Suman and gone back to television to judge comedy shows. He turns 50 on December 7.


Image: Shekhar Suman

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Soni Razdan

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Mahesh Bhatt's actress wife Soni Razdan has been part of some significant films.

She was also part of the first crop of actors on television as part of such iconic shows like Buniyaad. The actress celebrates her birthday on October 7.


Image: Soni Razdan
Photographs: Sanjay Sawant
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Ashish Vidyarthi

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Ashish Vidyarthi embarked upon his acting journey with negative roles played with much finesses in Hindi films like Major Saab and Arjun Pandit.

His birthday falls on June 19.


Image: Ashish Vidyarthi
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

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Poonam Dhillon

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Actress Poonam Dhillon stole hearts as the fresh-faced Noorie in the 1979 film of the same name.

She went on to star in several other ventures before she settled into marital bliss. The actress was back in the limelight when she starred in the television soap Andaz and was last seen in Bigg Boss 3 as a contestant.

She turns 50 on April 18.


Image: Poonam Dhillon


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Jaya Prada

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Actress/politician Jaya Prada has starred in hundreds of films in Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam and Bengali.

She has starred in several hit films like Sharaabi and Tohfa. She turns 50 on April 3.


Image: Jaya Prada
Photographs: Courtesy PR Pundit
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Anita Raj

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Actress Anita Raj dropped off the Bollywood radar quite a while ago.

Back in the day, she starred in successful films like Naukar Biwi Ka. She was last seen in 2007 film Thodi Life Thoda Magic.

Her birthday falls on August 13.


Image: Anita Raj


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Salma Aga

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Pakistani import Salma Aga became a household name in India with her conflicted wife role in the 1982 B R Chopra film Nikaah.

She turns 50 on April 3.


Image: Salma Aga with her children
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

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